A few thoughts on The Film With No Name

Bit of an unusual piece, this one, as it’s not exactly a review or a feature, rather it’s a little look at an upcoming project I was lucky enough to see recently – The Film With No Name.

Now, as the film is still a work in progress (it was shown with rough VFX, a temp score and in need of ADR in places), I’m obviously going to stay as spoiler-free as possible while going into a little detail about the story and hopefully leaving you curious to see it yourself.

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An Unkindness Of Ravens – Never Say Nevermore Again

A Special Feature by Dan Bean.

Whether you know much about Edgar Allan Poe’s work or not, there’s a decent chance you’re familiar with his poem The Raven – it was adapted in one of The Simpsons’ earliest Treehouse Of Horror episodes, and I reckon if anyone asked you to finish the line “Quoth the raven…”, you’d respond “Nevermore”… right?

But how do you adapt a poem about a man being distracted from his reading and mourning of his dead wife by a crow into a feature film? The answer is – you don’t.

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Special Features: An Introduction & Invitation

Anyone who has ever bought a DVD or Blu Ray knows that sometimes the best stuff on the disc might not be the main feature, but some of the deeper-dive material on disc two (long live physical media!).

Here at Late Reviewer, the new Special Features are pieces written by friends and followers about films, themes, characters, performers… whatever they want to write about, really.

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