Entries Tagged as 'movie'

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Honest Trailer For Jaws Points Out the Real Monster in Spielberg’s Classic

Honest Trailers take on the blockbuster that started them all, Steven Spielberg’s classic movie about a great white shark terrorising a small town, Jaws. But they argue that the shark isn’t the real monster in the movie, instead that falls to the sinister Mayor Larry Vaughn—and they have a point.

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The Top 10 Closing Shots of All Time

The final shot in a movie can leave a lasting impression on the viewer, staying with them long after the movie ends, and sometimes if it’s really clever it can flip the movie on its head and completely undermine everything you’ve seen before (see Michael Haneke’s Caché for one of the greatest examples of that [...]

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

‘Groundhog Daying’ Sketch Pays Homage to the 90s Classic

Comedy duo Chris and Jack’s (Chris Smith and Jack De Sena) latest sketch sees Jack realise Chris has been doing something called “Goundhog Daying’. Which, like the Bill Murray movie from the 1990s, involves repeating the same day again and again. And again. Which naturally inspires Jack to ask Chris a bunch of curious questions.

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

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?

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Why this Bit in Passion of Christ is the Best Scene in the Movie

There are a lot of video channels on YouTube dedicated to doing a bit of chin-stroking about popular culture. Often exploring in it terms of cultural analysis, looking at how, say, Rick and Morty addresses the philosophical ideas of absurdism. Well, if you like those you’ll like the latest from channel The Greatest Movie Moments [...]

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Matrix Fan Film ‘Trickster’ is Just as Good as the Sequels

It probably won’t be long before we hear the dreaded ‘reboot’ word get thrown around in regards The Wachowskis’ Matrix movie—still they kind of ruined it already themselves with the two sequels. Speaking of which this fan film by Felix Joleanes is a great ode to the movie while also being just as entertaining as [...]

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Watch the Trailer for Matt Damon’s New Movie Downsizing

The new movie from Matt Damon is directed by Alexander Payne, who’s previously given the world Sideways—but his latest looks like it’s quite different to that. It delves into sci-fi as the plot is set in the near future where a new medical treatment allows people to be shrunk and miniaturized. Due to its affordability [...]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

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 [...]

Monday, September 4th, 2017

How To Do A Plot Twist

There’s nothing like a good plot twist to entertain when watching a movie. When done well it can make for an exciting and riveting film, even if it’s totally crazy. But when done badly it’s just upsetting. In this video from Now You See It they look at what distinguishes a good twist from a [...]

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Captain America: Civil War Trailer Made on a Budget

There’s something about seeing ridiculously expensive Hollywod blockbusters redone on a extremely low budget that is just very satisfying. And it’s a genre that, with the ease of publishing videos online, isn’t going away any time soon. So behold this fun version of the Captain America: Civil War from YouTube channel Budget Videos.

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

David Hasselhoff Stars in ‘Guardians of the Guardians Vol. 2′ Music Video

Take a hilariously cheesy trip back to the 1970s in this spoof video starring David Hasselhoff and many of the cast of Guardians of the Guardians Vol. 2 including Dave Batista, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, director James Gunn, and some more special cameos.