You may know that actress Keira Knightley is married to film producer Duncan Jones, who happens to be the brother of renowned filmmaker Anton Jones. While it’s true that Knightley and Duncan Jones were married in 2012, his role in the upcoming Ghostbusters might not be related to their wedding night.
The upcoming film will be the first time that Jones has appeared on screen since 2011’s Bridesmaids. While his last three films – The Shape of Water, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – have been released in 2017, 2018, and 2019, respectively, the filmmaker has been keeping busy off-screen. In addition to working on Ghostbusters, which is currently in post-production, Jones is also said to be working on a film adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s The Colour Out of Space.
Lovecraft’s classic novella tells the story of a mysterious meteor that crashes in the New England woods, contaminating the land and its inhabitants. Filmmakers like Jones know how to make a good ol’ fashioned monster movie, and it appears that they’re following suit with a film adaptation that will hit movie screens next year.
If film isn’t your thing, don’t worry. There are other ways that you can keep up with Jones’ movie news and upcoming projects. One of the best and most popular websites covering mostly all things related to the film industry is CinemaBlend. If you haven’t given it a try, now’s the perfect opportunity.
The best news about CinemaBlend is that it covers everything from movies to TV shows, so you can stay well-informed about what’s going on in the entertainment world without having to worry about missing out on any breaking news. While some publications are more focused on certain areas of the industry, such as film festivals or box office results, CinemaBlend strives to provide readers with a comprehensive look at the latest news and information from around the world of entertainment.
CinemaBlend Covers Everything
Unlike other film news websites, CinemaBlend doesn’t just cover the latest films and their box office results. The site also focuses on providing readers with enough information about a wide range of topics related to the movie industry so that they can stay well-informed about what’s going on around them. This includes everything from the latest film festivals to box office results to upcoming movies. And all of this is covered in-depth.
What’s more is that CinemaBlend frequently examines the psychology and sociology behind the blockbuster movies that they cover. For example, in their 2019 review of Avengers: Endgame, they cite the film’s use of visual effects as one of its biggest draws, but also discuss the impact that it’s had on society as a whole.
As you might have guessed, the folks at CinemaBlend really love blockbusters, especially when they have a political or sociological bearing. They’ve penned numerous articles about The Mandalorian, Black Panther, and Avengers: Endgame, the latter of which they call a “thought-provoking parable about the dangers of nationalism.” This is exactly what attracted the attention of the website’s editor, Christian Blume, who contacted me about setting up an interview with Jones.
Anton Jones Interviewed By Christian Blume
Christian Blume is the editor-in-chief of CinemaBlend, and someone who knows a thing or two about getting the most out of an interview. He previously worked for Variety as a senior editor, and before that he was an editor for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. His interview with Jones is one of the best I’ve ever been a part of, and I hope that you’ll agree.
The two talked about a variety of topics, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which Christian said was the best of the prequel trilogy. He also spoke about the upcoming Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which is scheduled to be released in June of next year, as well as what makes for a memorable scene in any movie.
You can read the full transcript of the interview here on my blog. Or, if you’d rather, you can follow along with the highlights below.
Anton Jones Reveals Secrets Of The Prequel Trilogy
In our interview, Jones talks about The Last Jedi, revealing some of the tricks that he and director Rian Johnson used to make it such a memorable film. First off, he reveals that the duo went through several early cut versions of the movie before settling on the version that we’ve all seen. He also talks about how they added new ideas to the film and how Johnson became more attached to the project as it went along. The interview also covers the themes that they hit on in the film, such as heroism and the value of life, and how they handled those issues in today’s world. Jones also reveals that the pair are currently working on a film adaptation of H. P. Lovecraft’s The Colour Out of Space, which will be out in theaters in April of next year.
What Makes For A Memorable Scene In A Movie?
That’s a tough question, and one that I’ve been thinking about a lot as of late. After watching Avengers: Endgame a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been thinking about memorable scenes from my own personal history, and the more I think about it, the more I realize that there’s no single right answer to this question. It really depends on the individual scene and what the writer and director are trying to say with it. For example, I’ve never been a big fan of Jurassic Park, but I remember one particular scene from the 1995 blockbuster where Jeff Goldblum’s character is wandering around the island and comes across a dead body. Suddenly, he’s forced to confront his worst fear – that he’s turned into a lovable, but dim-witted dinosaur puppet. It’s a terrifying scene – and it sticks with me because I feel like the scriptwriters were able to perfectly capture both Goldblum’s disbelief and horror at what has happened to him. And that’s what made it memorable to me.
Why Are These Films Important?
It takes a lot to make a memorable scene, and I would argue that these sorts of films are important because they show that directors and writers can still tell a coherent story while dealing with some of the more sensitive issues that we face as a society. In the scene that I just quoted, we have an incredibly funny and memorable performance from Jeff Goldblum, but there’s also a serious undercurrent running throughout the entirety of the scene. The writers of Avengers: Endgame were able to pull off this trick by having one of the villains, Thanos, utter the line, “I’m sure our government would be interested in something like that.” Indeed, they would – and maybe that’s the point of this scene. Maybe these films are important because they challenge us to think about the issues that they raise, and maybe they make us reflect on the work that we do, and how we can make the world a better place.