Disney isn’t pretending it’s telling an entirely different story with the new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. We all loved the original animated version, so just give us more of the shame. But this side-by-side comparison of the new trailer, versus the animated original, reveals just how similar the two…
No one wants a Furby movie. Even when the things were actually popular (back in 1998), kids didn’t want to watch other Furbys. No one is invested in the mythos behind Furbys. And wow is that somehow even more true today.
Fun fact: these are all actually from just one quarter-mile drag race.
The filmmakers from Sneaky Zebra are back with a sequel to a 2013 short film called Prop Wars, where countless movie replicas are used in an epic battle between a group of friends. Prop Wars: Prop Harder draws its inspiration from countless blockbusters including Tron: Legacy, The Force Awakens, Men In Black, Evil Dead…
Horror films occupy a long and enthralling place in cinematic history, and Diego Carrera has put together an excellent video showcasing the films that have scared us for over 120 years.
Captain America: The First Avenger might never compare to the taut thriller that Winter Solider ended up being, or the measured spectacle critics are calling Civil War, but it has one special moment. It’s a moment that changes Captain America from mere hunk of propaganda to a tragic hero. And it’s borrowed wholesale…
Meet Tim. Tim’s head was filmed in with 53 GoPro cameras. You can zoom in and out on every last pore on Tim’s head. Tim’s head is a marvel of 3D filmmaking.
If this year’s Sundance Film Festival is any indication, virtual reality is about to hit the mainstream. Under a program called New Frontier, the festival is promoting eleven independently produced VR films on a smartphone app. The finalists have been chosen from hundreds of entries, and among them are some short…
There’s little better than a bit of mystery at Christmas, and Google’s fun new interactive thriller has it in spades. Made by the creators of Wallace and Gromit, you can explore the interactive scene on your Android device (and a less exciting version on iOS or the web).
Twitter is buzzing tonight with a new trending topic: #ExplainAFilmBadly. It’s pretty funny, and at some points, painfully accurate.
The Star Wars Prequel trilogy flat out sucks: it’s the one thing that’s holding most fans back from super high expectations for the next Star Wars trilogy. That said, there are ways to redeem them, and one editor has made some edits that make them watchable.
You may not realize this, but the Mad Max you grew up watching was likely the American-dubbed version and not the Aussie original. At the Jalopnik Film Festival later this month in Los Angeles we’ll be presenting the Aussie version. Just watch these two clips and you’ll see why.
Lionsgate Films announced that they’re teaming up with Gearbox Software to bring their game Borderlands to a theater near you. The company is aiming to position the film as a major tentpole event, although they didn’t indicate when the film would come out.
Bronies, Jedi Junkies, Turtle Power, Mudbloods, The People vs. George Lucas... as geekiness gets cool, we’ve been deluged in documentaries exploring fan subcultures, sub-subcultures, and sub-sub-subcultures. Docs about video gaming alone could fill a film festival, including Atari: Game Over, Indie Game: The Movie,…
Summer’s zooming by. Wish you could teleport from your cubicle to a sandbar in turquoise waters? Well, there’s no Hyperloop yet—but thankfully, drone-shot 4K movies of Japanese paradise can make you feel like you’re there.
The third annual Jalopnik Film Festival is going to West Coast and we’re once again giving filmmakers a chance to be a part of the action. If those two bearded dudes above can make films, so can you. Below are all the details you’ll need.
I’m usually wary when Hollywood tries to reboot old spy shows (thanks for ruining my dreams, Get Smart), but The Man From U.N.C.L.E. looks SO. GOOD. And if you like cars, this might be your favorite movie of the summer: