Entries Tagged as 'movie'

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Just How Historically Accurate Is Saving Private Ryan?

From the opening and harrowing scene depicting the Normandy landings, the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Saving Private Ryan’ has been widely praised for its unflinching depiction of war. But, actually, how well and how accurate did it show the events of D-Day?

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Night of the Living Dead and the Horrors of Copyright

Back in 1968 the late George A. Romero released his seminal zombie movie Night of the Living Dead. And with it came the birth of a whole subgenre of horror, one that is hugely popular and has spawned near endless amounts of fiction, not just in the movies, but novels, comics, and TV shows [...]

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Nerf John Wick See Those Foam Bullets Become Deadly

If you ever wondered what Keanu Reeves playing a badass assassin might look like if you swapped bullets and guns for foam bullets and Nerf guns, then wonder no more. Because VFX YouTube channel Corridor have translated the violent underworld of the John Wick movies and brought in everyone’s favorite toy gun.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A Lesson in Storytelling from Back to the Future

Back to the Future, as well as being a thoroughly entertaining movie, tells a really great and intricate story. It’s a pretty solid time-travel adventure with various different characters who exist in different timelines, it makes up some convincing-sounding science, and it has plenty of laughs thrown in too.

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Watch the 10 Best Improvised Scenes in Movie History

Actors like nothing else than to go off-script and improv a scene or two, giving them a chance to stretch their acting skills and range and generally show off. But while their luvvie ways may infuriate the person who spent months and months perfecting what they thought was a killer script, it’s good news for [...]

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

If Pixar Movies Ended at the Sad Parts

Pixar movies aren’t ones to shy away from the harsh realities of life, even if they are aimed at children. But they’re never quite as dark as they are in this mashup by video editor Chris Huebs. In this video he reedits Pixar movies cherished by us all, Monsters Inc., Toy Story 2, Finding Nemo, [...]

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Movie Downpours are Celebrated in this Mashup of Rainy Film Scenes

Antonio Maria Da Silva (who’s behind those Hell’s Club mashups) pays homage to rain in the movies, because in the movies when it rains it pours. Downpours being far more cinematic than a few specks of rain, which don’t quite cut it in the dramatic stakes. So here we get rainy scenes taken from everything [...]

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Game Changer—Film Shot Entirely Using the Camera on Back of a Prius Car

The Toyota Prius features a safety camera on the back so drivers don’t reverse into anything. And now an innovative, pioneering filmmaker has used this backup camera to shoot an entire film. Take that Orson Welles! It’s the kind of experimental and daring filmmaking that pushes the medium to new unknowns that will probably change [...]

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

100 Years of Women in Film in 3 Minutes

With the help of model and actress Olivia Culpo Mode’s latest edition of their “100 Years of Fashion” series recreates the looks and styles of some of Hollywood’s greatest leading ladies. Starting from 1910 they feature one from each decade working all the way up to 2010.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Video Imagines if Saving Private Ryan was Actually like Halo

Steven Spielberg’s classic war movie is great and all, but it might be even better if it was turned into a video game, a video game just like Halo. Which is exactly what YouTuber Logie .Pierogi has done, so instead of futuristic military sci-fi the action is relocated to killing Nazis in Europe in WWII.

Friday, May 18th, 2018

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 [...]