www.411mania.com
|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Anastasia Ashley Shines in Bikinis For Maxim Video
MUSIC
// Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Are Reportedly Fighting Constantly
WRESTLING
// Ongoing WWE Smackdown Report (SPOILERS)
MMA
// Fedor Emelianenko Talks About His UFC Negotiations
GAMES
// WWE 2K15 Gets Delayed Release on Next Gen Consoles


MOVIE REVIEW  MOVIE REVIEWS
//  The November Man Review
//  As Above, So Below Review
//  Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Review
//  If I Stay Review
//  The Expendables 3 Review [2]
//  The Expendables 3 Review
 HOT MOVIES
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Movies » News

Advertisement
[Movies] Writer Of Side Effects Talks About The Film's Twists (SPOILERS)
Posted by Joseph Lee on 02.18.2013



In an interview with Coming Soon, writer Scott Z. Burns talked about the twists that happen in Steven Soderbergh's Side Effects, which was released earlier this month. Needless to say, the rest of this article contains major spoilers, so don't read if you don't want the movie ruined for you.

On Channing Tatum's character being killed early: "It's the same insight Hitchcock had in putting Janet Leigh in ‘Psycho' is that part of the shock and part of the fun is to subvert that expectation as well. I feel like even the casting is an opportunity to subvert expectation. Whether it was happened to Gwyneth or Winslet in ‘Contagion' or Channing in this, just a willingness to flout expectations. I think as an industry, whenever Steven and I identify an instinct like ‘Oh you can't kill Channing Tatum,' that's exactly when it's time to kill Channing Tatum. I think it's good for Channing as well for people to see him as an actor that is willing to do that."

On making Catherine Zeta-Jones' character a woman: "It's basically the same trick as the rest of the movie. If you cast a good looking man, you would start assuming, ‘Oh, did Emily have a relationship with him?' It was as much about preventing an expectation as anything else. I think even that flouts some expectations. Why do we assume all the time that it's going to be a heterosexual relationship that's going to be someone's undoing. Again, it's the same thing with the process of writing where ‘This is what we expect, let's turn it around.'"

On using insider trading in the film: "Even the stock trade. It's not that they invested in a different stock that's going to up, which would seem intuitively like ‘If I trash one, I'll buy the other,' but even that they bought the trade that was the antithesis of the expectation."





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 8 Most Anticipated Fall Shows

Aubrey O'Day Instagrams Booty Pic

Chris Brown - X Review


comments powered by Disqus











www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.