Why do we spend so much time with stories whose endings we already know?
“’Hitchhiking is always an adventure,’ [John] Waters says. ‘It’s always a little bit sexual, it’s always a little bit scary, and always you’re going to meet somebody, and it’s a fair trade of trust, I think, to get in someone’s car you don’t know and for them to let you in. I believe in the goodness of people. The hitchhiker in the [Texas] Chainsaw Massacre with a birthmark, I thought he was cute. I don’t have normal taste. I’d pick him up in a second.’”
After successfully raising funds through their Kickstarter campaign, Red 14 Films has begun releasing the first of their cinematic book trailers.
"What could have been just another drug-fueled bloodbath turns into something much more compelling in [Cormac] McCarthy’s hands: an examination of how a man’s choices become his fate, because they start out inevitable and then become irreversible and finally become lethal. Especially when you choose to play with a Mexican cartel.”
"One reviewer of The Counselor remarked that the man who wrote the script, Cormac McCarthy, appears never to have read a screenwriting manual. I can think of no higher compliment for a screenwriter.”
[Cormac] McCarthy writing a sex scene is maybe not a great idea