Jóhann Jóhannsson’s Score For Mother! Replaced

Indiewire reports that Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's collaboration with Darren Aronofsky on Mother! resulted in a creative exploration that resulted in much of his score being replaced by a more expressive sound design. In a press statement, Jóhannsson said: "Mother! is a film where half measures have no place and after Darren and I had explored many different approaches, my instinct was to eliminate the score entirely." "Erasure is a big part of the creative process and in this case, we knew

Vikings Renewed Early For Sixth Season By History

Ahead of its season five premiere in November, History has announced that Vikings has been renewed for a twenty-episode sixth season. Production begins this autumn in Ireland. Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless (Alex Høgh Andersen) asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Meanwhile, Ivar’s murder of his brother Sigurd (David Lindström) sets the stage for vicious battles to come as Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves after avenging their father’s death. Elsewhere,

Søren Pilmark In Alexander Payne’s Downsizing

The first official trailer for Alexander Payne's Downsizing has been released, which stars Søren Pilmark (Department Q) and Rolf Lassgård (Sebastian Bergman) as Norwegian scientists who have solved the problem of overpopulation and lack of world resources by shrinking people down to the size of action figures. In the film, Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide that they want to give it a go, and move to a new downsized community. But at the last minute,

Nico, 1988 With Trine Dyrholm Wins In Venice

Nico, 1988, directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli (Cosmonaut) and starring Trine Dyrholm (The Legacy), was presented with the Orizzonti Award for Best Film at the 74th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday. Nico, 1988 is a road-movie charting the last years of Christa Päffgen (Trine Dyrholm), known by her stage name Nico. One of Warhol’s muses, the Velvet Underground singer lived a second life after the story known to all, when she began her career as a solo artist. This film is the

Trailer For Niels Arden Oplev‘s Flatliners Reboot

A new trailer has been released for Niels Arden Oplev‘s (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) forthcoming Flatliners reboot / sequel about a team of medical students obsessed by the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life. To find answers, the students embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience, giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. But as their experiments become increasingly dangerous, they are