Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

John Logan

  • The Playlist
    23 comments
    tweet
    19

    'Skyfall' Or Skyfail: What Worked & What Didn't In James Bond's Latest

    Over the weekend, it sounds like more than a few of you checked out "Skyfall" -- $80 million+ worth of you, in fact. And around the rest of the world, it's even more, the film having taken over $500 million internationally since it started rolling out two weeks ago. And for the most part, it's been...

    Read More »
  • Caryn James
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    'Skyfall' Review. Bond At 50: Older, Wiser, Much Better Written

    Daniel Craig looks craggier than ever in Skyfall, which is part of the film’s sly, obvious-yet-effective theme. Without slowing down the intricate, explosive action that defines a Bond movie, director Sam Mendes and a sharper-than-usual screenplay create a story in which Bond is feeling h...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Sam Mendes is Shopping a Supernatural Period Drama Around to Premium Networks

    "Skyfall" has yet to reach U.S. theaters, but the film's co-writer John Logan and director Sam Mendes already have a new collaboration in the works with the small screen in mind. Deadline reports that the pair, who both started their careers in theater before making the move to cinema,...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    1

    'Skyfall' Pair Sam Mendes & John Logan Reteaming For 1800s Vampire Hunting TV Series

    Despite not yet opening in North America, “Skyfall” is already racking up impressive box office grosses, and with the number one spot all but guaranteed this weekend, you can bet director Sam Mendes and writer John Logan will soon have their pick of projects. While Mendes has alread...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Oscar Talk: from 'Skyfall' to AFI FEST's 'Hitchcock'

    In this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I review the new Bond film, "Skyfall," which could yield a few technical nominations, as well as Sacha Gervasi's "Hitchcock," which opened the AFI FEST Thurday night. We preview what's coming up at the fall fest, including the foreign films.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    23

    Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender to Star as Max Perkins and Tom Wolfe in 'Genius,' Written by John Logan

    AFM, which kicked off Thursday, just had a major player walk through its doors in Santa Monica. Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales on “Genius,” which will star Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender in a project with a screenplay by “Skyfall,&r...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    3 comments
    tweet
    37

    'Skyfall' Screenwriter John Logan Returns To Pen Bond 24 & Bond 25

    Bond is back on duty in "Skyfall," which is now up and running and set to crush the box office overseas. The 23rd installment in the franchise, arriving on its 50th anniversary, is already earning rave reviews from those who have seen it this far (you can read ours right here) with many ca...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    16 comments
    tweet
    225

    Review: Sam Mendes' 007 Film 'Skyfall' Sees James Bond Back To His Best

    Christopher Nolan is, famously (like many British directors), a big fan of the James Bond franchise. He said that he approached "Batman Begins" more like a Bond flick than a superhero movie, he directly nodded to one of 007's high watermarks in "Inception," and has publicly expressed interest in, at...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    9 comments
    tweet
    3

    We Read It: Michael Mann & John Logan's Unmade 1930s Noir A Nasty Look At Old Hollywood That Doesn't Quite Work

    Of all the unmade, potentially great projects of the last few years, one of the most talked-about is the untitled 1930s noir thriller penned by Oscar nominee John Logan ("The Aviator," "Hugo") with the intention that Michael Mann would direct, and Leonardo DiCaprio would star. The project started do...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    18 comments
    tweet
    3

    Discuss: Will Michael Mann & 'Hugo' Writer John Logan's Unmade 1930s Hollywood Noir Ever Make It To The Screen?

    The walls of the studio backlots have always been haunted by the films that never made it into production. Whether through design, tragedy or somewhere in between, every great filmmaker and star has at least one project that slipped through the net, films that, had they made it to the screen, might ...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Game Of ThronesRecap: 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Episode ...The Playlist
  • Woody Allen Propels 'Fading Gigolo' ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • "Game of Thrones'" Purple Wedding: A ...Criticwire