All the close-up shots used in all Edgar Wright's movies

Though we know funny movie maestro Edgar Wright uses a ginormous arsenal of visual tools and tricks when he's directing a movie, one of his trademarks is his use of close up shots. They're quick, they're snappy and they're so fun to see on the screen. James R. Lloret stitched all of them together in this fun supercut. » 8/29/14 1:19am Friday 1:19am

Ruin your childhood memories with everything wrong with Toy Story

It's a cruel job being destroyer of childhoods but CinemaSins loves to ham it up when they poke fun at universally loved movies from our past. This time, their target is Toy Story, a movie that's not just awesome but also responsible for so much more awesome in the Pixar movies that followed it.* » 8/28/14 10:53pm Thursday 10:53pm

8-bit video game version of Sin City could have been 4-bit

Obviously, it's not quite as stylized and sexy as the original Sin City but this 8-bit video game version by CineFix does a great job in mimicking the original by adding the perfect dab of color to accentuate the shadowy world of the graphic novel. The whole thing plays out like a comic strip. » 8/19/14 9:03pm 8/19/14 9:03pm

Are these the 10 best looking movies that have used CGI?

Though CGI may be overused in some movies and poorly executed in more, some visual masterpieces have relied on the fantastic tool to create beautiful worlds that push the possibilities of our imagination. Here's Watch Mojo's list of the 10 most visually striking movies that are filled with CGI. » 8/14/14 10:42pm 8/14/14 10:42pm

Lauren Bacall Starred Alongside Groundbreaking Tech In This 1953 Film

The great Lauren Bacall passed away yesterday, one of the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood (some perspective: now all the actors referenced in the song "Vogue" are dead). Bacall was also there at the dawn of radical, industry-reshaping technology, as she was the first actress to be projected using a… » 8/13/14 8:00pm 8/13/14 8:00pm

Get a Rare Peek at Everyday Life In North Korea From a New Timelapse

Although we have a pretty good idea of what life is like in North Korea, most of what we actually see comes from carefully controlled images released by the government. "Enter Pyongyang" is an incredibly beautiful video that was shot by a Beijing-based tour company, and it might give us the most honest look yet at the… » 8/08/14 6:20pm 8/08/14 6:20pm

Hilarious video replaces all the sounds in The Matrix with 8-bit sounds

Like most people with eyeballs, I've scrubbed the memory of The Matrix sequels from the creases of my brain. That's why I had so much fun when I watched this scene from The Matrix Reloaded. Oh and hearing 8-bit sounds instead of real noises makes it way more enjoyable. It's an action comedy movie now! » 8/06/14 8:25pm 8/06/14 8:25pm

This New Super 8 Camera Captures Nostalgia In a Flash

Super 8 broke onto the scene as an entry-level option for every backyard filmmaker of the 1960s and 70s. However, it soon fell into film format purgatory when digital film spread throughout both the professional and amateur market as a more dominant preference. And after a long hibernation, it might be making a… » 8/03/14 7:01pm 8/03/14 7:01pm

How Hollywood Just Saved Motion Picture Film From Death

These days, almost everything you watch on TV and in theaters is shot digitally. But because Hollywood still needs film sometimes, the the biggest motion picture companies in the world are banding together to keep the lights on in Kodak's Rochester motion picture film plant. » 7/31/14 1:51pm 7/31/14 1:51pm

The Business Behind Fake Hollywood Money

In late 2000, the producers and crew for action flick Rush Hour 2 gathered at the now-defunct Desert Inn in Las Vegas and prepared to blow up a casino. The scene, which pitted policemen and Secret Service agents against a counterfeiter attempting to launder $100 million in superdollars, was to culminate with… » 7/30/14 3:20pm 7/30/14 3:20pm

How 3D Printing Is Making Better Movie Monsters

Cinematic special effects have come a long way since Jason and the Argonauts. What once required dedicated and labor-intensive filming sessions can now easily be generated in near-lifelike quality by modern CGI. But Luma Pictures, an animation studio responsible for some of the biggest blockbuster movie effects of the… » 7/25/14 4:21pm 7/25/14 4:21pm

10 movie trailers that were actually better than the movie

On one hand, having a movie trailer be better than a movie means you don't need to watch the movie. On the other hand, having a movie trailer be better than a movie means when you watch the movie you walk away with all-consuming disappointment. Here are 10 movie trailers that were better than the movie. » 7/22/14 3:40am 7/22/14 3:40am

Why Medium Format Is So Gorgeous (It's About More Than Resolution)

One of the biggest reasons to shoot film nowadays is medium format, an option that yields gorgeous results but whose digital counterpart is wildly expensive. It's well known that medium format offers an increase in resolution and print size, but there are other advantages that make it a unique tool in a photographer's… » 7/11/14 5:40pm 7/11/14 5:40pm