Entries Tagged as 'movie'

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Opening Shots of Movies Tell Us Everything We Need to Know

Opening shots reveal an awful lot about the movie you’re about to watch—even though, watching it for the first time, you might miss a lot of what’s in the frame, that shot is integral in showing the audience the character’s world, and the world you’re about to enter.

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

What if ‘The Matrix’ Starred Will Smith?

You probably spend many a sleepless night lying awake in bed pondering what the Matrix would of looked like had it starred the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith as Neo instead of Keanu Reeves. Well, there’s good news because you will no longer have to spend any more nights losing sleep, because YouTuber The Unusual [...]

Monday, April 10th, 2017

‘Love You Ma!’—Video Essay Celebrates Movie Moms

You no doubt love your mom, but you’ve probaly also wished some movie moms were yours too. Don’t feel bad about it, the movies have come up with some great moms, from Martin Scorsese’s mom who we get to see in Goodfellas, to Forest Gump’s, and *sniff* Bambi’s.

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

‘It’ Trailer Mashed with ‘The Cat in the Hat’ is Horrifying and Hilarious

You’ve no doubt seen the trailer for the new ‘It’ movie based on Stephan King’s novel, well if you thought it was scary it’s now been turned into something even more horrifying. How? Well amazingly by replacing Pennywise the dancing clown with Mike Myers’ portrayal of the Cat from the 2003 film, Dr. Seuss’ The [...]

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Jack Nicholson and the Art Of Anger

YouTube channel Nerdwriter’s (aka Evan Puschak) latest video essay takes a look at Jack Nicholson, focusing specifically on the fact that many of his characters seem to be very angry. Characters that are subject to sudden and dramatic outbursts of rage. And those outbursts take many shapes and forms.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The Many Movies The Simpsons Has Paid Tribute To

The Simpsons is know for its quick-fire, blink-and-you’ll-miss it gags and one industry they love paying tribute to with these is the movies. In this awesome supercut put together by Vimeo user cgmzz, 27 (there are many more) of the films the series has referenced are pointed out, along with the scenes they’re parodying.

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Death Proof is Tarantino’s Love Letter to a Bygone Era

Of all Quentin Tarantino’s movies, his 2007 exploitation movie Death Proof is probably his least valued—even the director himself has spoken before about it being the “worst movie” he’s made. That’s not to say it’s a bad movie, but the rest of his films are so great, that it doesn’t really stand up against them. [...]

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

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.

Monday, March 20th, 2017

This Film Theory Posits the Cars in the Cars Movie Aren’t Actually Cars

The trailers for Pixar’s Cars 3 have been pretty traumatic considering it’s a kids movie, seeming to suggest the death of Lightning McQueen, who’s been the main character for the films so far. And if you thought that idea was harrowing enough then you’ll be even more upset by the idea put forward in this [...]

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The Best Cinema Dialogue of All Time

In movies, good dialogue is right up there with the best of entertaining filmmaking, whether it be arguing, bickering, threatening or subtext-filled bantering. In this video from Cinefix they look over what they consider to be the best dialogue of all time. Naturally there had to be a Quentin Tarantino in there, and they pick [...]

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Jeff Bridges Revives ‘The Dude’ to honor Big Lebowski co-star John Goodman

Next year it will be, shockingly, 20 years ago that The Big Lebowski was released. Yep, it really was that long ago which is either going to make you feel terribly old or terribly young, depending on whether you were born by then or not. Recently one of the film’s stars, John Goodman, was honored [...]

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Samuel L. Jackson Answers the Most Searched Questions About Him

People at some point googled it and now Samuel L. Jackson is going to answer those search queries. They range from his place of birth to his first movie, to what part he plays in Inglourious Basterds. He’s due to appear in the upcoming Kong: Skull Island movie, so Wired sat him down to [...]