ANTICIPATED FILMS FOR THIS FALL AND TELLURIDE
As we count down the hours to the beginning of TFF #42, you might have noticed that everyone and her dog (or his) has, in the last week or so, posted their "Most Anticipated"...fall film list...or some version thereof. They're ubiquitous.
I've culled a number of them which are linked below if you'd like to gander at any or all of the complete lists.
What I've looked for is the inclusion of what I believe will be films that will be announced in about 48 hours as TFF players. So here's the breakdown...(and "Steve Jobs" appears to be a film that a lot of people want to see...including your truly).
Variety/InContention (Welcome Back Kristopher Tapley!):
"Anomalisa", "Son of Saul", "Macbeth", "Steve Jobs", "45 Years", "Beasts of No Nation", "Room". "Spotlight", "Carol" and "Black Mass".
"Rams", "Beasts of No Nation", "Anomalisa", "45 Years", "Amazing Grace", "He Named Me Malala" and "Taxi".
The Film Stage:
"Spotlight", "Suffragette", "Room", "Hitchcock/Truffaut", "Steve Jobs"and "Beasts of No Nation".
"Black Mass", "Steve Jobs", "Suffragette" and "Carol".
"Steve Jobs", "Suffragette", "Carol"
"Black Mass", "Steve Jobs", "Spotlight" and "Carol"
"Black Mass", "Steve Jobs", "Room", "Beasts of No Nation" and "Suffragette"
"Anomalisa", "Beasts of No Nation", "Black Mass", "Carol", "Room", "Spotlight" and "Steve Jobs".
That's eight different lists and in this completely non-scientific survey, we find that "Steve Jobs" may be the most anticipated possible Telluride showing as it is mentioned on seven of the eight lists. Three films appear on five of the lists: "Carol", "Black Mass" and "Beasts of No Nation". Three other films are on four of the lists: "Room", "Suffragette" and "Spotlight".
Assuming I have these correct, then you might anticipate that these could be the films with the hottest tickets going into this weekend.
Check out all of the complete lists at these links:
MORE "JOBS" NEWS
Michael Fassbender as "Steve Jobs"
I thought I'd pass along a couple of "Steve Jobs" oriented stories form the last few days. The first is from Time.com and is entitled "Five Things We Learned About the New Steve Jobs Movie" including the shocking revelation that lead Michael Fassbender doesn't much look like Steve Jobs.
Still, the article has some interesting things to say here:
Also, I have linked another Jobs post from SlashFilm that includes some commentary on the film from Fassbender's co-star, Kate Winslet:
COULD WE SEE THE RETURN OF BILL MURRAY?
I asked via Twitter yesterday and somewhat rhetorically, if the recent appearance of a second trailer for Barry Levinson's "Rock the Kasbah" meant we might think about it as a Telluride possibility.
I'm only a little serious. I've mentioned the film briefly in the run up to this year's fest and you could make a case for its inclusion. Open Road is distributing and will almost certainly be on hand with "Spotlight", They were a noticeable presence in Telluride last year with "Rosewater". Bill Murray was at TFF #39 with "Hyde Park on Hudson". So, the notion isn't completely crazy.
Here's the trailer via YouTube:
And a couple of the stories that came with the trailer release are here:
The film opens in the U.S. on Oct. 23. Here's its IMDb profile:
AND LATE BREAKING THIS A.M....NEW TRAILER FOR MACBETH
New trailer for Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth" via YouTube
From The Playlist this morning (and The Weinstein Company, of course)
Could this still turn up this week in Colorado? Less than a 50% chance in my view, but I have my fingers crossed.
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