Archive for 'Blood Simple'
The Chinese remake of Blood Simple debuted that the Berlin Film Festival. Zhang Yimou replaced small town America with the Gansu province of northwestern China. Instead of a bar owner it’s a noodle shop owner. Sounds pretty amusing. Yimou first saw Blood Simple at the Cannes film festival but without subtitles he couldn’t follow what [...]
I just stumbled across a story I’d never heard before. Looks like McDormand almost didn’t get the role of Abby in Blood Simple because of a Soap Opera. Not because she was starring in it but because she had to watch it. Read the full story at legendsrevealed.com it’s the last story on the post.
ASCAP has bestowed the honor of the Henry Mancini Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions to the world of film music. Joel and Ethan Coen sent a congratulatory video for the event which took place May 11th. Burwell has scored every Coen Brothers film except O Brother, Where Art Thou? Since they [...]
Did the Coen Brothers go back to the remake well one too many times? Is that why there’s a rumored plan to remake their debut film Blood Simple? Monkey Peaches is reporting that Zhang Yimou has bought the rights to remake the 1984 thriller. Zhang Yimou of House of Flying Daggers and Hero fame likens [...]