We’re all a bunch of nerds here on Pajiba, so I know you know about the films of Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). But did you also know that the pair are the Troy and Abed of film Twitter?
It started last month with the following exchange…
"Shooting on film" is just vinyl for movie hipsters. Discuss.— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) October 19, 2015
@ManMadeMoon YOU'RE just vinyl for movie hipsters.— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) October 19, 2015
..and slowly devolved into good-natured joshing about their respective upcoming uber-franchises, Warcraft for Jones and Star Wars: Episode VIII for Johnson:
@rianjohnson JJ gave you all his short-ends to shoot on, didn't he?— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) October 19, 2015
@ManMadeMoon The dusty banner above the Warcraft toy aisle: "HOPE YOU LIKE ORCS!"— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) October 20, 2015
/Film has a rundown of the whole delightful exchange, but the tl;dr is this:
However, the pair of them made up…
…and continue to nerdbro it up on Twitter:
@rianjohnson I was just thinking about you! ;)— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) November 3, 2015
I have no clue what this is about, but I’m 99% certain someone’s written fanfic about it.
@ManMadeMoon 💚💚💚💚— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) November 6, 2015
You should be following them both on Twitter if you aren’t already, because of shit like this:
I have been asked again and again to find an image of Werner Herzog as an infant. Finally, I found it! pic.twitter.com/pEp3ZbZlH4— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) November 15, 2015
The wonderful director of The Big Blue, La Femme Nikita and Leon… as a baby. Luc Besson. pic.twitter.com/nT0gAGcDLv— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) November 15, 2015