The trailer for the Point Break remake is basically every GoPro video

You know all those GoPro videos you see on the Internet? You know the ones. Where crazy people skydive off planes and fly in wingsuits and snowboard and ride motorcycles and jump off cliffs and live Very Extreme Lives. All of that happens in the trailer for the remake of Point Break. Only they slapped a dark and… » 5/26/15 9:35pm Yesterday 9:35pm

Tomorrowland Is Baby-Boomer Nostalgia At Its Most Dreary

Lots of movies have a wonderful first half, followed by a blah second half. Setup is often easier than follow-through. But Tomorrowland, out today, might become the clearest example of this syndrome. And the reason Tomorrowland falls apart halfway through is because it sinks into Baby Boomer angst. Spoilers ahead...
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This Plush Ghostbusters Set Includes the First Stuffed Bill Murray

The film’s recent 30th anniversary has brought with it a wonderful influx of Ghostbusters merchandise that’s perfectly engineered to separate nostalgic (and now grown-up) fans from their hard-earned money. We should be outraged, but who could be with these over-sized ghost-busting plush characters that actually play… » 5/22/15 10:09am Friday 10:09am

Truly hilarious video shows how Transformers ruins all movies

I laughed out loud and rolled on the floor and laughed my butt off so much at this video that shows how Transformers ruins our favorite movies. Movies you’ve seen before carries along normally and then... BOOM a Transformer comes to destroy everyone in the scene. The editing of this video is perfect, it shows movies… » 5/20/15 9:53am 5/20/15 9:53am

How To Raise The Stakes In Your Story Without Wrecking Your Characters

The best science fiction and fantasy stories are impossible to tear yourself away from — and often, that thrilling sense of momentum comes from the sense that the danger to the world keeps getting bigger and scarier. But how do you raise the stakes without sacrificing your characters? » 5/19/15 6:38pm 5/19/15 6:38pm

Video: More recycled scenes from different Disney animation movies

Here are more recycled and reused scenes that Disney lifts from previous animation movies and then adds to its others movies. You can see how the same general movement and scene constructions are used but just with different characters across different movies. It’s both very revealing and endlessly interesting to… » 5/18/15 8:00pm 5/18/15 8:00pm

Good Kill Makes A Point About Drone Warfare You Never Considered

Good Kill is the latest high tech parable from director Andrew Niccol, best known for scifi flicks GATTACA and In Time. Set in 201o, it deals with “actual events” in the lives of drone pilots flying assassination missions over Afghanistan. The movie is uneven, but it will give you a look at drone warfare that’s unlike… » 5/15/15 3:30pm 5/15/15 3:30pm

Mad Max: Fury Road Is An Astonishing Work Of Art

You don’t realize just how crappy most action movies are, until you see something like Mad Max: Fury Road — a movie in which there are no “action scenes” because the action pretty much never stops. And the film’s constant sense of violent motion is in the service of incredible imagery and transcendant moments. » 5/15/15 11:08am 5/15/15 11:08am

Is Marvel Making The Wrong Captain Marvel Movie?

Greetings, my envoys of envelopes! Your fake post-apocalyptic mailman’s mailbag is overflowing this week. Are the Agents of SHIELD actually bad guys? Would Constantine work on Legends of Tomorrow? Can I talk about both Spider-Man movie franchises purely in terms of the Titanic? Turns out I can! » 5/14/15 6:31pm 5/14/15 6:31pm

8-bit Captain America: The Winter Soldier is almost as fun as the movie

Captain America: The Winter Soldier smartly buoyed what could have been a pretty bland character with other fun ones which all added up to a really fun movie. One of Marvel’s best, probably. Here it is summed up in 8-bit video game style, which Captain America looks great in. » 5/13/15 9:50pm 5/13/15 9:50pm

Video shows how Disney recycled scenes in its animation movies

Sometimes instead of coming up with new ideas for scenes in movies, it’s just easier to copy your own work. Check out this video that shows how Disney recycled and re-used and repurposed scenes from its movies. Sleeping Beauty is Beauty in the Beast, Robin Hood was used in Snow White and so on. » 5/13/15 11:41am 5/13/15 11:41am

Video: The sound effects of Star Wars

If you see a light saber, you can hear the glowing sound it makes. If you see C-3P0 or R2-D2 or Chewie, you can automatically hear them even if they’re not talking. Vader? Yeah, you hear the breathing. And that goes for X-Wings and Tie Fighters and everything else, the sounds of Star Wars are so iconic you don’t even… » 5/12/15 7:43pm 5/12/15 7:43pm

Silly animation imagines if Fast and Furious 7's stunts were realistic

Some people think the Fast and Furious movie franchise is too ridiculous and dumb and filled with stunts that are even more realistic and dumb. Those people are so, so wrong. Because it really doesn’t matter how crazy it gets because it’s fun as hell to watch. You wouldn’t want to see the realistic version because… » 5/11/15 10:31pm 5/11/15 10:31pm

The Craziest Stories About The Making Of Mad Max And The Road Warrior

One week from today, Mad Max returns to our screens in Mad Max: Fury Road. But that post-apocalyptic road-rage survivor wouldn’t be around today if he hadn’t starred in two incredible movies, decades ago. Here are all the weirdest facts you never knew about the making of Mad Max and The Road Warrior. Plus an exclusive… » 5/08/15 7:45pm 5/08/15 7:45pm