Did I write up this post just so I’d have an excuse to create a Napoleon Blingee for work (instead of just for fun, which is now I’d normally do it?). ….Maybe.
Earlier this year Steven Spielberg announced that he, in collaboration with HBO, would be making a miniseries version of Stanley Kubrick‘s Napoleon. The notoriously meticulous director spent years compiling research for what would be his great epic, but eventually the studios balked at what would’ve been its rather high price tag...Read Full Story
Producer Steven Spielberg is reportedly eyeing up the Australian director Baz Luhrmann to call the shots on HBO's highly-anticipated miniseries "Napoleon," based on Stanley Kubrick's famously unrealized screenplay.Luhrmann has directed movies such as The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge and Australia!Although no deal is yet in place, according to Deadline, the move would likely find Luhrmann directing the entire min, which centers on the 19th century French leader's staggering conquest of Europe...Read Full Story
DatzHott.com - "Where Everything Cool is Hott!"Back in 1961, Stanley Kubrick dreamed of making a sprawling epic about Napoleon Bonaparte’s life, a film that has now been dubbed “the greatest movie never made.” Despite this glowing promise of greatness, none of the major studios took him up on his idea, and without funding, the project remained on the shelf. Now, Kubrick’s […]The post Baz Luhrmann May Help HBO Make Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Napoleon’ Dreams Come True appeared first on Datzhott.Read Full Story
Baz Luhrmann (Getty Images | Warner Bros.)Baz Luhrmann knows how to throw a big screen party. From the masquerade where Romeo meets Juliet, to the cabaret of Moulin Rouge to Nick Carraway's introduction to Gatsby's lavish lifestyle, the director has a knack for staging soirees that make you want to be there.More than anything else, this ability breathes new life into F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, The Great Gatsby, in Luhrmann's adaptation, which hit home release on Tuesday. We spoke...Read Full Story
(Warner Brothers)1. It's a fairy tale - Master showman writer/director Baz Luhrmann is nothing if not bold, and his vision of roaring '20s New York City is simply spectacular. Beginning by framing the first shots of the film with art deco staging, it's clear Luhrmann is taking us on a journey to fantastic world. Watching the film through this lens makes it easy to be whisked away as Luhrmann's camera swoops and dives on the Big Apple, rollercoastering sharply from the top of the Empire State...Read Full Story
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