Every once in a while, something amazing pops up on the internet, maybe a piece of history from a time before WiFi and iPhones, something most of us never imagined we’d get to see. Old interviews, behind the scenes documentaries and sometimes even set footage from movies of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s occasionally appear online and it’s like Christmas all over again.
Christmas is back today as someone has uncovered an eight minute video of Quentin Tarantino and Steve Buscemi rehearsing scenes from Reservoir Dogs. This is incredible, fly on the wall stuff. Check it out below. Read More »
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We hate spoilers. And so does actress Jennifer Lawrence. While doing an interview on the red carpet of the SAG Awards, one of the interviewers decided to spoil the ending of season three of Showtime’s television series Homeland even though Lawrence had just told the “reporter” that she had only seen the first two seasons. Watch the video after the jump to see Jennifer Lawrence try to channel her anger into comedy. I’m not sure I could keep it that calm.
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It’s staggering to think of the incredible films we now consider classics that had their premiere unveilings at the Sundance Film Festival. Saw, The Blair Witch Project, Donnie Darko, 28 Days Later, Napoleon Dynamite, Memento, Bottle Rocket, Clerks, Reservoir Dogs and The Usual Suspects are just a few of them. This year, Sundance is celebrating their legacy in front of every single screening with a 2 minute short that takes audiences through the history of Sundance. If you can’t be here, watching this is the next best thing. Check out the video below. Read More »
It’s a thought we’ve all had while watching Home Alone. No, not that thing about the plane ticket. “If this movie was real, would Harry and Marv have been killed by Kevin McCallister’s fun house?” That answer is, of course, “Yes.” The next question is “Exactly how many times would they have died not only in the first movie, but the second movie, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York?”
To get the answer, Screen Junkies asked an actual doctor to watch the films, diagnose the injuries and figure out how many times the character would have kicked the bucket. Check out the video below. Read More »
Why Are Movie Posters So Terrible Now? GoodBadFlicks has put together a fun and informative video essay examining and common one-sheet cliches and the lazy marketing of modern day Hollywood. Watch the video now embedded after the jump.
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This week being a holiday week, things are slow on the movie websites. So I thought I’d take this time to share a video that Slacktory put together which outlines “how to make a superhero movie in 10 easy steps”. It’s actually a fun dissection of the recent formula, cliches and even plot holes, of the superhero movie genre.
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After waiting almost two years for the third season of Sherlock, its January 19th premiere is so close, you can almost touch it. But if it seems excruciating to wait those few more weeks, the BBC has released a 7-minute prequel episode that shows Inspector Lestrade (Rupert Graves) following up on rumored sightings of the thought-to-be deceased mastermind Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch). Watson (Martin Freeman) is in there too, watching and thinking about his partner. The show comes back on PBS in the United States on January 19, but watch the prequel mini-episode now.
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Every family has a different version of Christmas morning, just as every filmmaker has their own unique style. Put those two basic facts together and you have this fantastic video by Fourgrounds Media Inc. called The Auteurs of Christmas. It reimagines the magic of Christmas morning through the eyes of 10 famous filmmakers. People like Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson (of course), Stanley Kubrick, Lars Von Trier, Woody Allen and Michael Moore. It’s a really funny, sweet little video, perfect for this Christmas Eve. Read More »