Entries Tagged as 'Celebs'

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Adam McKay and Smart Dumb Comedy

In 2016 Adam McKay won an Oscar for The Big Short, his film about the financial crash of 2008 that was based on the book by Michael Lewis. But before this McKay had made a particular brand of smart comedy, that’s also pretty dumb too. Films like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: [...]

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Video Essay Explains Why ‘Alien’ is a Classic of the Horror Movie Genre

You probably don’t need a video essay to know that Ridley Scott’s original ‘Alien’ movie was a masterpiece of horror, just watching it will inform you of that. But this video by The Film Theorists is fascinating nonetheless. It’s part of his Frame by Frame series where he looks at the craft of moviemaking. And [...]

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Why Rappers Love Grey Poupon

So it turns out that rappers really really like fancy Dijon mustard brand Grey Poupon, it’s their favorite condiment. How did it get this way? Well Vox video producer Estelle Caswell delves into how it came to be. It seems it was first mentioned in 1992 on the single “East Coast” and quickly spread through [...]

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Man At Arms Forge a Cutlass From Pirates Of The Caribbean

Tony Swatton is a master swordsmith and the creator of web series Man At Arms — in it he and his fellow blacksmiths and craftsmen create all manner of badass fictional weapons from video games to film, from Zelda to Lord of the Rings. In this episode they create three stunning looking cutlass swords taking [...]

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pink Floyd Exhibition ‘Their Mortal Remains’ Opens in London

As a band Pink Floyd have created many an iconic album, from Wish You Were Here to The Dark Side of The Moon. But as well as their iconic studio albums they’re also renowned for their legendary live performances, featuring all many of props and crazy stage designs. All this and more is contained in [...]

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Rick and Morty Spoof Alien Covenant in New Teaser

Rick may be a high functioning alcoholic which might not be good for his liver, but as this new teaser from Adult Swim reveals, it does have some benefits. For the video the Rick and Morty team have collaborated with Fox to create a promotional video for the Alien: Covenant movie. And it’s a [...]

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Korean Pop Star PSY is Back With New Viral Music Video for ‘New Face’

This year will be the fifth anniversary of ‘Gangnam Style’ PSY’s smash hit song that gathered over a billion views on YouTube. And just recently PSY released his eighth studio album, 4×2=8, along with two viral-primed music videos for the dual singles ‘New Face’ and ‘I Luv It.’ This is the video for the former [...]

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Hilarious Supercut Delivers the Very Best of Bad Acting

When it comes to watching movies, nothing beats a well acted, thrilling or emotional narrative—well, almost nothing because equally enjoyable to watch is really bad acting. It has to be really bad, mind. It can’t just be mediocre, that isn’t quite as fun. It has to be so, so terrible that it has that car [...]

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

The Blade Runner 2049 Official Trailer Dropped, and It Looks Stunning

For fans of Ridley Scott’s original, it at first seemed almost sacrilegious that a sequel was being made. The source material on which Blade Runner is based, Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, never had a sequel, so how was this going to work? But then Arrival director Denis Villeneuve was on [...]

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

The World (and Natalie Portman) Reacts to the Thor Ragnarok Trailer

If you’ve seen the new Thor Ragnarok trailer you’ll have noticed that it didn’t featured Natalie Portman’s character, Jane Foster, the astrophysicist and Thor’s love interest in the first two films. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has said that’s because most of the action takes place away from earth, but Portman has said she [...]

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Watch the Kickass Official Trailer for Marvel’s The Defenders

It’s been in the works since 2013 and now we finally get to see Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones) together as a team. Each one has had their own Netflix series, all leading up to this new superhero group. And it looks like it’s [...]

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Wonder Woman is a Symbol of Progress

It’s no simple coincidence that Wonder Woman and her logo are used and adopted as a progressive symbol. And in his latest video essay Kaptain Kristian explores not only the history of this superhero as progressive, but also how Diana Prince came from from a progressive and optimistic mind and was a breakthrough character in [...]