The year has hardly started and the predictions are coming in for big movies in 2015.
Quint (Eric Vespe) on the long-running Ain’t It Cool News website has written up a list of films he is looking forward to in the coming year.
The list is comprehensive to say the least, there are the best part of 100 films on it, but Bone Tomahawk is right up there in the first 10. When you’ve piqued the interest just after the likes of the new Star Wars, Mad Max, Jurassic World and Bond films, you are in good company.
The new Quentin Tarantino movie The Hateful Eight, also a Western and starring Kurt Russell, may have brought it to Quint’s mind earlier than it might otherwise have but still…
Kurt’s on a run at the moment as he’ll first be seen in the new Fast & Furious 7 movie. The car-based action franchise has got a certain Western vibe to it. More steel carts than steel horses though.
There is still no word on a release date for Bone Tomahawk but something is bound to break soon.
Read the article in full on the Ain’t It Cool News website here.
Bone Tomahawk, written and directed by S. Craig Zahler, is a horror Western film starring Kurt (The Thing), Patrick Wilson (Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife), Matthew Fox (Lost), Lili Simmons (Banshee) and Sean Young (Blade Runner). Kurt is the sheriff who sets out to rescue a group taken hostage by ‘cannibalistic troglodytes’. Kathryn plays Mrs sheriff, Lorna Hunt.
On Thursday Fabien Martorell, the director of the film The Coin, reminded us via Twitter that the short will be featuring in the Underexposed Film Festival in a couple of weeks. KM UK covered the initial announcement previously. Exact details of the screening will be posted here nearer the time.
I understand that The Coin will be shown at even more festivals in the coming months, both in the US and abroad. KM UK will be reporting on those as soon as the news breaks.
In the meantime this is a good opportunity to bring to you a review by Darcell Carraway of LA Firm Inc Magazine of the 8 minute feature starring Kathryn, Christopher Lloyd (Piranha 3DD) and young Jack Ryan Shepherd.
“Kathryn Morris was electrifying…”
Los Angeles Firm Inc Magazine is an online and print publication that “cover[s]… all facets of [the] commercial entertainment industry” including fashion and movies. Darcell is the CEO of Los Angeles Firm Inc, Editor In Chief of the magazine, and Creative Director of sister company Victoria Marie Fashion. Darcell has very kindly allowed KM UK to host a high quality copy of the double page spread from the UK version of the magazine (see top right) for you all to see. You can find it in the Gallery. The article is primarily a profile of Fabien but ends with this glowing review of The Coin:
Not every critic has the same view and not every person doing films is cut out for it. When I first sat down to watch The Coin, I was very anxious to see it. I was very impressed by the quality of the presentation. However, more importantly the acting was amazing. I felt center stage at the theatre the whole way through. Our recommendations are based solely on our appreciation for effortless brilliance and art. The crazed mother played by Kathryn Morris was electrifying for lack of better words while Christopher Llyod [sic] was stellar in his role as the guardian angel. We rank this short film with some of the elite blockbusters from the 80’s and 90’s like 48 hrs. or even Misery. I find a very alluring and passion filled director in Fabien Martorell. Classic in plain english [sic].
Many thanks to Darcell for his generosity. You can find out more about LA Firm Inc Magazine via their Facebook page HERE.
Not entirely sure what the protocol is here…
Actress Xen Sia (above right with Kathryn) is the October cover star of the monthly New York-based NEO Magazine, which focuses on American Greeks. Xen appeared on KM UK’s radar earlier this year when she starred in, what we believed at the time, was a short film called The Protocol by Johnny Messner’s “Johnny Be Goode” production company.
The exact nature of the film (plot etc.) is not known to us but we are aware that Kathryn had a role, along with Max Ryan (Death Race), Joel Cavness, Will Crown and, of course, Xen Sia (Casino Jack). Filming took place over a few days in the middle of July. Since then we’ve not heard anything on the project. Until now.
Xen Sia has been interviewed for NEO Magazine and it gives us a very different take on the production, and a nice comment about Kathryn:
Her savvy, go-getter attitude is what landed Sia a starring role as Agent Amanda Chase in “The Protocol”, a cutting edge television series/episodic produced by Brad Feinstein. Also featuring Kathryn Morris (“Cold Case” and “Minority Report”), Max Ryan (“Death Race”) and Johnny Messner (“Tears of the Sun”), the series is currently in the midst of a bidding war between several networks. One highlight from the production experience for Sia, was getting to know and learn from her colleague, Morris.
“She really took me under her wing, and was so nurturing and motherly,” Sia said of the well-respected actress.
So, The Protocol could become much more than we thought. If it were to become a TV series it does not necessarily mean that Kathryn would be starring in it.
You can read the full article by Eleni Kostopoulos HERE on the NEO Magazine website.
We will update you with further news on The Protocol when we can. Doing so before then would be difficult
Dancer, English scholar, fan art creator and regular commenter here on KM UK, Lolly, has vented her spleen on the fate of Cold Case.
Sevens seasons of the police drama series unlike all the others brought us the hard-as-nails but so very fragile Detective Lilly Rush of the Philadelphia Police Department, played so brilliantly by the incomparable Kathryn Morris. Over on her Accio Dance! Tumblr site Lolly (aka Gina) explains why she loves Cold Case and her near-namesake Lilly so much. She also challenges those of you that haven’t seen yet it to do so.
If you doubt me or this show, I dare you to watch an episode. Look it up on Surf The Channel, Let Me Watch This, or WHATEVER TV site you use, and WATCH IT. I GUARANTEE you will LOVE it. Because Cold Case is the BEST show that has ever been on Television.
You can read the full article HERE on Lolly’s site. Also, check out Lolly’s Texts From Cold Case Tumblr site.
KM UK is proud to have played a small part in the piece as the source of the images used and we’d like to thank Lolly for telling us about it.
If you have created any Kathryn-related works of art, literary or graphical, and you’d like to share it here with fellow fans then please contact me.