We are headed into a world in which there is actively a fourth Transformers film being made as well as a third G.I. Joe film. Films are now being made based on amusement park rides as well as video games. Given all the attendant nostalgia which now grown up geeks have for their youth, there […]
The opening scene in Star Wars: Episode VII will be one of the most important scenes in cinema history. Done right, it could reinvigorate the series and finally cement it as the greatest sci-fi story ever told. Done wrong, it would be the final nail in the coffin built by Jar-Jar Binks’ bare hands. Here are ten ways to do it right.
Not every horror flick has to be 90 minutes of blood, guts, and screaming. Sometimes, all you need is a minute. Here are ten horror films that get their scare across in 90 seconds or less, in a manner that is completely safe for work. Unless of course you shriek in terror too loudly. Your boss might not appreciate that.
Steven Spielberg was, for the longest time, one of the most famous successful people who never graduated from college. He had initially dropped out in 1968 to pursue a career in film. Unlike most wannabe student filmmakers, he actually wound up finding success almost immediately. He made a short film called “Amblin” which may sound […]
The tantalizing announcement that the Man of Steel sequel would also introduce Batman to a Superman movie allowed comic book fans to rejoice these last few weeks. However, there have been surprisingly few stories in which the team-up actually worked. This is astounding considering the comic World’s Finest was practically dedicated to the notion. The […]
Exploitation films are not for the weak of heart, weak of stomach, or weak of anything really. Filled with blood, guts, violence, and horrible death, these movies are made specifically to churn stomachs and make you glad you’re not any of the characters. here are ten of the worst.
Remember when that guy in a newspaper drew a picture of Muhammad and everyone totally lost their mind? It was a dark time and for a while, no one, anywhere had the balls to draw a picture of the prophet. Well, except for Matt Stone and Trey Parker. The twisted minds behind South Park. You […]
Save Walter White dot com, was a website that played a small, but key plot point in the show Breaking Bad. If you haven’t been online in, oh, about 3 years, Breaking Bad is probably one of the best TV shows ever. That’s not subjective, Breaking Bad is objectively the perfect TV show. So it’s […]
The classic television show The Twilight Zone had many different takes on what happens to you after you die. The series also had nearly a half dozen different incarnations of Satan as played by various actors. Interestingly enough, there were angels but no specific personification of God. To get the many different takes of Twilight […]
If you happened to watch the Charlie and the Chocolate factory remake, you no doubt noticed the scene where the dozens of highly trained nut busting squirrels attack a small child. Presumably because it’s the best damn scene in the entire freaking movie. Of course the ones that attacked the small child were CGI, no […]
When you look like Milla Jovovich there’s not really that much, beyond standing perfectly still and letting people look at you for a while, that you have to do for people to appreciate your existence. Which didn’t stop the actress from being the beacon of moral purity when the film studio proposed perhaps the stupidest […]
Breaking Bad’s Mike and Jesse may have more in common than simply sharing a dangerous profession. As it turns out, they may actually be the same person, with Mike actually being Jesse’s future self, sent back in time to steer Jesse off the path that will inevitably destroy his life horribly. Here are ten reasons to believe this most mind-blowing of secrets.
According to The Matrix, we are hooked up to computers that upload a fantasy world into our heads. If that were true, wouldn’t it too apply to movie universes? In short, the fictional world we created for them is actually a fictional world created by the Matrix, a world which the unconscious fictional characters believe is real.
Short films made by students are usually quite horrible, usually due to the creators’ lack of experience and inability to properly judge what’s good and what’s bad. But sometimes, you get kids who know exactly what they’re doing, and produce awesome cinema as a result. Here are ten of the best to come out of the post-Y2K college generation.
When you think of ’80s movies, what comes to mind (besides clashing colors and a complete lack of self-awareness as to how silly everyone looked)? Montages, that’s what! Any ’80s film worth its hoop earrings had at least one scene where months of activity was condensed into a nifty four-minute musical package. Here are 10 of the most memorable.