Posts Tagged: Cormac McCarthy

BEST NEWS LEDE

Cormac McCarthy’s Ex-Wife Pulls Gun From Vagina During Argument Over Aliens

By | 70 Comments

Novelist Cormac McCarthy's ex-wife was arrested for brandishing a gun she pulled from her vagina in an argument over space aliens. Yep, this is a real news lede.

Brad Pitt

The Counselor Review: Verbosity and Violence

By | 38 Comments

The idea of Cormac McCarthy writing an original screenplay for Ridley Scott with silly-haired Javier Bardem and elaborate motorcycle beheadings inspired so many TAKE MY MONEY reactions that The Counselor was destined to be doomed by high expectations.

Cormac McCarthy

Cameron Diaz has a gold tooth in new clip from The Counselor

By | 17 Comments

<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/08/michael-fassbender-is-screwed-in-the-international-trailer-for-the-counselor" target="_blank">The Counselor </a>is directed by Ridley Scott, and written, in his first original screenplay, by Cormac McCarthy.

CHILD OF GOD

James Franco’s Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Necrophilia Novel Gets a Boring Teaser

By | 14 Comments

Unless you have a spreadsheet keeping track of James Franco's 37 artistic ventures currently in progress, chances are you may have forgotten about Child of God, the film he's directing from Cormac McCarthy's 1973 novella about a cave-dwelling necrophiliac.

Brad Pitt

Michael Fassbender Is Screwed In The International Trailer For ‘The Counselor’

By | 17 Comments

In case you were wondering, Ridley Scott’s and Cormac McCarthy’s The Counselor still looks pretty ridiculously amazing.

Brad Pitt

The New Trailer And Three Clips For Ridley Scott’s ‘The Counselor’ Have Arrived

By | 11 Comments

There isn’t much that you can say about The Counselor that will do it as much justice as simply listing the basic details: - The first complete original screenplay from Cormac McCarthy - Directed by Ridley Scott - Starring Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz (looking like one seriously bad B-word) I guess if you’re a stickler for a little more elaborate plot details, then I could include that The Counselor is about a lawyer (Fassbender) who decides to get into the cocaine business, only to find himself in way over his head, while his client (Bardem) looks creepy (as usual) and another guy (Pitt) doubles down on the creepy factor as well.

BACK TATS

Sex, Drugs, and Decapitations: New Teaser for ‘The Counselor’

By | 25 Comments

There aren't too many movies coming out that have me more embonered than <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/06/teaser-the-counselor-ridley-scott-cormac-mccarthy-javier-bardem" target="_blank">The Counselor</a>, which Ridley Scott is directing from a script by Cormac McCarthy.

Brad Pitt

‘The Counselor’ Teaser, in English this time

By | 15 Comments

Hey, remember all <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/06/teaser-the-counselor-ridley-scott-cormac-mccarthy-javier-bardem" target="_blank">that stuff I said</a> about The Counselor this morning.

Brad Pitt

Javier Bardem has sweet hair & a cheetah in Ridley Scott/Cormac McCarthy’s The Counselor

By | 27 Comments

UPDATE: <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/06/the-counselor-teaser-in-english-this-time" target="_blank">The English version is here</a>.

Ridley Scott

Cameron Diaz replaces Angelina Jolie in Cormac McCarthy's The Counselor

By | 14 Comments

One of the upcoming projects I'm most excited about is The Counselor, the first original script from No Country For Old Men, etc.

MICHAEL FASSBENDER

Cormac McCarthy's The Counselor adds Michael & The Fasspenis

By | 8 Comments

Before I saw Shame, I used to call Michael Fassbender "Michael F.

CHILD OF GOD

James Franco’s Cormac McCarthy necrophilia movie coming out next year

By | 8 Comments

When he's not busy selling wafts of sweet nothingness for <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/07/james-francos-invisible-art-sold-for-10000" target="_blank">10 grand</a> at the Museum of Invisible Art, <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/01/james-franco-has-a-web-series-about-dicknosing-college-kids-or-something" target="_blank">dicknosing college kids</a> for a web show, or generally invoking Nicolas Bourriaudian interrelational aesthetics, James Franco directs.

Ridley Scott in talks to direct Cormac McCarthy’s ‘The Counselor’

By | 18 Comments

Last week, I stuffed you catamites to the thrapple with the news that Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist and infamously lapstrake curmudgeon Cormac McCarthy had<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/01/cormac-mccarthy-sold-a-spec-movie-script" target="_blank"> written a script</a>.

BINKY

Cormac McCarthy sold a spec movie script

By | 21 Comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Cormac McCarthy has had four of his novels adapted into films (All the Pretty Horses, No Country for Old Men, Outer Dark, and The Road), and<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/11/cormac-mccarthy-still-a-fountain-of-wisdom" target="_blank"> claims he actually started</a> No Country for Old Men as a screenplay and turned it into a novel when no one wanted it.

DICKNOSE

James Franco to Direct Cormac McCarthy Necrophilia Story

By | 34 Comments

A while back, I brought you <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/01/38312" target="_blank">the news</a> that <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/12/james-franco-watched-a-male-prostitute-bang-a-dude" target="_blank">gay prostitute observer</a> and <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/01/james-franco-refers-to-himself-in-the-third-person-now" target="_blank">dicknose enthusiast</a> James Franco was looking to direct an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, in between <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/07/james-francos-invisible-art-sold-for-10000" target="_blank">curating invisible art</a> museums and working towards his Masters of Belles Letres in 16th century French pastry from the Sorbonne (probably).

AS I LAY DYING

James Franco May Adapt Blood Meridian, Get Six PhDs

By | 42 Comments

Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian is so awesome and obtuse and violent that it makes <a href="http://http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/05/wahaha-nicholas-sparks-party-the-scene-of-mileys-underage-skankery" target="_blank">Nicholas Sparks cry</a> like a hippie at a Slayer concert.

BLOOD MERIDIEN

CORMAC MCCARTHY STILL A FOUNTAIN OF WISDOM

By | 13 Comments

Granted I have a bit of a thing for curmudgeonly old men, but in this recent, rare interview with The Wall Street Journal, No Country for Old Men/The Road/Blood Meridien author Cormac McCarthy provides plenty of evidence of his own awesomeness.

CHARLIZE THERON

THE NEW ROAD TRAILER SEEMS MISLEADING

By | 14 Comments

98% of The Road consists of the two main characters, a father and son who never get names, avoiding gangs of cannibals and scrounging for food.


Sign Up



Powered by WordPress.com VIP