The First Automata Trailer Is Finally Out and It Looks Spectacular

If Blade Runner and I, Robot gave birth to a new movie starring a bald Antonio Banderas, it would look just like Automata, the latest vision of our inevitably dystopian future. That future—or at least the way director Gabe Ibáñez has imagined it—also looks pretty dang awesome. Well, spectacular is probably a better… » 8/20/14 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm

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 Tuesday 9:03pm

A New Movie Puts the Inner Lives of Smartphones in Sad, Sharp Relief

This is the trailer for Men, Women, and Children, the new movie from Juno director Jason Reitman. It's all about how the internet has irrevocably changed a group of people's interpersonal relationships—and though melodramatic, it doesn't seem terribly far from the truth in its portrayal of gadgets and sadness. » 8/19/14 10:35am Tuesday 10:35am

How VFX Made the Guardians of the Galaxy Characters Come to Life

The vigilantes in Guardians of the Galaxy are a multi-species motley crew, and naturally it took a lot of computer-based magic to come to life. FX Guide has the scoop on how a vast team of VFX artists made a mouthy raccoon, a teenage tree, and the rest of the gang look like aliens you could (almost) believe. » 8/15/14 10:30am 8/15/14 10:30am

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

The Bizarre Story of How the Original Poster For Jaws Went Missing

The first pages of Peter Benchley's 1974 novel, "Jaws," as well as the opening minutes of Steven Spielberg's 1975 blockbuster, begin with the attack of a young, late-night skinny dipper named Chrissie Watkins, who's dragged to her watery doom by a great white shark, feeding in the waters off the seaside vacation town… » 8/14/14 1:53pm 8/14/14 1:53pm

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

Fall Movie Guide: 6 Movies We're Sure Will Rock, Plus 23 Contenders

This is a great time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy movies, and this fall is jam-packed with wonder and fascination. There are huge sequels, like Hunger Games and The Hobbit. But also some huge wild cards, like Christopher Nolan's Interstellar and Ridley Scott's Exodus. Here are 29 movies to look out for… » 8/13/14 6:33pm 8/13/14 6:33pm

Watch the most delicious movie food scenes in one supercut

I watched the movie Chef the other day and the amount of food porn neared Jiro-level. The way Jon Favreau ate in that movie made everything look delicious. Here's a supercut of scenes in movies that are just like that, you'll see so much happiness in the way the actors eat that you can't help but be hungry. » 8/08/14 9:03pm 8/08/14 9:03pm

A Look At the Sub That Took James Cameron To the Bottom of the Sea

James Cameron showed us new worlds in films like Avatar and The Abyss. So it's no wonder that the filmmaker would want to explore the one we actually live in. Deepsea Challenge 3D chronicles his journey to the greatest depths of the ocean—thanks to an incredible sub that Gizmodo recently had a chance to see up close. » 8/08/14 4:38pm 8/08/14 4:38pm

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Review: An NYC Tale That Needs More NYC

Reboots of cartoon classics are just a fact of life now. Each time they hit theaters, you hope and pray they'll do justice to your childhood memories. More often than not, they leave you disappointed. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is sadly no exception, and it doesn't take advantage of the one thing that could have… » 8/08/14 11:06am 8/08/14 11:06am

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

Behold some of the best Steadicam shots of all time

If you love filmmaking you will love this 10-minute montage of some of the best steadicam shots in cinema history. It's definitely missing some great long takeslike the amazing 6-minute steadicam shot in True Detective—but it's a great summary of good uses of this shot, invented by Garrett Brown in 1971. » 8/04/14 9:21pm 8/04/14 9:21pm