Veteran music video director Joseph Kahn has created a film that challenges the limits of genre, to a degree that will make your head spin. But Detention isn't just aimed at randomly being meta or ironic, Kahn tells io9 — rather, he's hoping to reflect the reality of youth culture in the age of Twitter and Youtube.
Imagine an unholy mashup of Heathers, Back to the Future, Donnie Darko, a Lady Gaga music video, Saw 4, and Thomas Pyncheon's postmodern novel The Crying of Lot 49. Then add in the fast-patter, pop-reference humor of Community. Now you are beginning to understand only one tiny part of the pleasing madness that drives…
We've got a seriously amazing collection of indies and shorts in this Sunday's Cult Movie Worship. Check out the latest trailer for Joseph Kahn's frenetic movie equivalent of a turducken, Detention, and see if you can point out every single movie cliché stuffed inside the next. Plus, we've got zombie-killing babies,…
We had high hopes for Joseph Kahn's high school horror movie Detention. And while we really loved each individual scene on its own, the plot as a whole was lost amongst the din of caterwauling teens shrieking about the 90s.
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The director behind our favorite Lady Gaga and Britney Spears music videos has finally released the trailer to his insane time-traveling, spaceship-flying slasher flick Detention. Watch as the serial killer "Cinderhella" thins out the High School herd.
Chances are, Joseph Kahn directed one of your favorite music videos: He's worked with U2, Britney, Eminem and Lady Gaga. He's just finished shooting a time-traveling horror comedy called Detention, and he gave us the inside scoop and exclusive photos.