Tidbits

Tidbits

Well… film industry is experiencing critical days due to the coronavirus crisis. A multitude of productions, releases and events have been delayed or canceled, and film news has been drastically reduced. Hopefully the production of “Thor: Love and Thunder” is not affected (there are still five months to go before filming begins). While we wait for this alert to be left behind, here are a few tidbits:

-Annihilation had a special screening at Prince Charles Cinema in London last Sunday. Remember that Alex Garland’s film (whose series “Devs” has just been released on FX and HULU) never had a UK theatrical release. For those who did not have the opportunity to attend the event, this cinema will screen the film again for a full week in mid-April.

-Miya Mizuno, Alex Garland’s film assistant, posted gorgeous photos from the shooting on her website, including this brand new still of Natalie with Oscar Isaac and Garland himself:

-Director Cole Walliser posted this great video on his instagram account, in which we can see the “Making of” of the slow-motion video we saw during the Oscars red carpet:

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NATALIE PORTMAN! I have always been a big fan! Of course seeing her in the Star Wars prequels when I was younger, but I was converted to a fan when I found out she was attending Harvard pursuing a degree in psychology (I also have a degree in psych) while she was filming the trilogy. Also I need to apologize for my poor social media schedule! International Women’s day just past, and HAD I BEEN MORE ORGANIZED I would have realized this would be a great day to post Natalie’s GlamBOT BTS because not only is she an amazing woman who has balanced a career, education, and a family, but also because she had all of the female directors who made amazing films this year stitched onto her outfit. My apologizes for that, but we should celebrate women every day so here it is! Not late, but right on time 😉 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The female directors highlighted by Portman included Lorene Scafaria (who directed Hustlers), Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Marielle Heller (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Melina Matsoukas (Queen & Slim), Mati Diop, who directed Atlantics; Alma Har’el, who directed Honey Boy; and Céline Sciamma, who directed Portrait of a Lady on Fire. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I read somewhere that Natalie is a big Stevie Wonder fan, so I picked “Isn’t She Lovely” for this, as I thought it was fitting! (Also one of my fav Stevie songs) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ For more GlamBOTS follow: @colewalliser #NataliePortman #amazingdirectors #GlamBOTBTS

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-Recently it was announced that Christian Bale will play the villain in the next Thor movie, in which we can see Natalie as the female Thor from the comics. It has now been known that the Guardians of the Galaxy will also make a cameo in the film. Comic Book Movie has the details about it.

-Finally, Screen Rant has a entertaining article about 10 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About Darren Aronofsky´s Black Swan.