‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ review
Has the El Royale seen anything but bad times? We hope the answer is no. Otherwise, what’s the damn point of a film. Last seen receiving acclaim for the slightly overrated ‘The Martian’, writer-director Drew Goddard is now overseeing a thriller that is way more ambitious than it needs to be.
'Bad Times At The El Royale' Trailer - 20th Century Fox
First Trailer for Drew Goddard's 'Bad Times at the El Royale'
Drew Goddard's follow up to Cabin in the Woods is, as you would have guessed, looks weird as f—k! — The batshit first trailer for Bad Times at the El Royale takes you inside the mysterious bi-state hotel featuring a questionable cast of characters who are not to be trusted, including the hotel itself!
Drew Goddard's 'Bad Times at the El Royale' First Look Photos Are Quite Good
Drew Goddard calls Bad Times at the El Royale a “love letter to ’60s film noir and crime fiction" and we are totally here for it. — When you’ve had a successful career writing for J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, and Josh Whedon AND your directorial feature happens to be 2012’s splatter fest The Cabin in the Woods - you better damn well bet our ears are going to perk up when photos of Drew Goddard’s latest thriller hit the web!
71st British Academy Film Awards: 'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards,' 'Darkest Hour' lead the pack of BAFTA nominees
71st British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) will honor the best in national and foreign films of 2017 — Nominations for 2017 BAFTAs are in and members of the Academy have spoken by rewarding Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water with a whopping 12 nominations, including for best film, director, screenplay, actress (Sally Hawkins), and supporting actress (Octavia Spencer). Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Joe Wright's Darkest Hour each earned 9 nominations including for film and director. Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell earned supporting nods for their work in Three Billboards and two-time BAFTA winner Gary Oldman will look to take home his first Leading accolade for his fine performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.