Fans are given an all-access pass to the international pop sensation One Direction in this weekend's 3D documentary One Direction: This Is Us, directed by Morgan Spurlock. Follow the lives of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson as they go on tour, interact with their fans, and visit their hometowns. We have a contest lined up where fans can win a movie poster, t-shirt and glasses from this cinematic event that will close out the summer with a bang. Take a look at how you can win below.
HERE'S HOW TO WIN! Just "Like" (fan) the Facebook page (below) and then leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours! If you already "Like" , just leave a comment below telling us why these prizes must be yours!Read More
Almost 10 years ago, director Morgan Spurlock broke onto the scene with his enormously popular documentary Super Size Me, and since then, he has spawned a non-fiction empire, of sorts. Along with TV shows such as FX's 30 Days and his brand new CNN series Inside Man, the filmmaker has directed a number of popular non-fiction films such as Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, POM Wonderful Presents the Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Mansome and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. The director returns to give 1D fans and non-fans alike a glimpse into one of the biggest pop sensations in the world with One Direction: This Is Us, debuting in theaters August 30. I recently had the chance to speak with the director over the phone about this project, where he followed the group One Direction (Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson) on and off the stage, and everywhere in between. Take a look at what he had to say.
I loved your Comic-Con documentary, having gone for the past few years now. That sort of fandom is vastly different from the 1D phenomenon. Did that experience prepare you for this at all?Read More
Spurlock emerged in 2004 with his Academy Award-nominated feature Super Size Me, in which he subjected himself to eating only at McDonald's for 30 days. He has since gone on to produce other acclaimed documentary features such as Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, POM Wonderful Presents the Greatest Movie Ever Sold, and Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope, as well as non-fiction TV series including FX's 30 Days and CNN's upcoming Inside Man. He was nominated for an Emmy Award and Writers Guild Award in 2010 for the Fox TV Special The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!
Morgan Spurlock, Ben Winston, Simon Cowell, and Adam Milano will produce the film. Executive Producers will be Richard Griffiths, Harry Magee, Will Bloomfield, Matthew Galkin, Jeremy Chilnick and Douglas C. Merrifield. Hannah Minghella, President of Production for Columbia Pictures, and Lauren Abrahams, Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures, will oversee production for the studio.Read More
Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now attended by over 140,000 strong. In the new documentary Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope, acclaimed filmmaker Morgan Spurlock takes his cameras onto the convention floor for an unprecedented look at this annual event. Paulington James Christensen III recently caught up with Morgan for a chat about the movie, alongside Commander Holly Conrad, who is one of the attendees we follow throughout this charming and humorous look at nerd culture. Watch as Morgan Spurlock and Holly Conrad take us through the trials and tribulations of eating at the Con, the security situation, and whether or not the San Diego convention center is a wormhole that connect the beginning and the end of the universe.
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope was released April 6th, 2012.Read More
Director Morgan Spurlock has revealed the first trailer and first poster for his upcoming documentary, Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope.
Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now attended by over 140,000 strong. Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope - a film by Morgan Spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.Read More
It looks like Super Size Me writer-director Morgan Spurlock is getting into non-documentary feature-length films and has an Erin Brockovich-styled film already in the works, he announced to USA Today.
Morgan Spurlock said:"I would love to. There's a couple movies that I'm attached to right now. It took a long time to find something that I liked. There's a film I'm attached to at Leonardo DiCaprio's company right now that's very Erin Brockovich-ish, which is great. I wanted to find something that was smart, that I thought had a little teeth to it. Wasn't just some kind of fluffy ... Like, after Super Size Me came out, I got sent so many amazingly terrible scripts. They were like, "Super Size Me is hilarious! We should send him some comedies!" So I got sent some really bad comedies. I got sent a Revenge of the Nerds remake. ... I got, like, a Deuce Bigelow movie.Read More