Gus Van Sant’s Restless is a love story with carrion beetles.
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Remember when Gus Van Sant announced he was filming what amounted to a remake of Harold and Maude in which Maude wasn't old, and we humbly suggested that was a really, tremendously bad idea, and he did it anyway because, honestly, he made Milk and he can do whatever the fuck he wants? Now there's a trailer, with a shot of the Fremont Bridge, and the addition of a Japanese fighter-pilot ghost named ...
So it's been pretty nicely established now that Gus Van Sant has postponed his Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test project to shoot a script called Restless, written by a screenwriting newcomer who has the ear of Ron Howard. The good news? It'll probably be shot here in Oregon. The bad news? It sounds fucking awful. This morning I talked to Vince Porter, the executive director over at the Governor's ...