There are times when you look at visual effects in a movie and you just know that they don’t look good. However, it can be hard to specifically explain why certain visual effects don’t look good when you don’t know the many tools, terms and work that goes into creating them. That’s where Corridor Crew‘s recent series of videos comes into play.
In a series of videos, a group of VFX artists react to various shots with visual effects of varying quality. In their latest video, they laugh at the poorly created presidential plane from the ending of Air Force One, stare in awe of an incredibly composed mirror shot in Contact, laugh at a missing frame of visual effects in X-Men: Apocalypse, break down a Star Wars: The Force Awakens sequence, and explain plenty of details about all of these scenes and more. Check it out below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, see how Pixar’s animation has evolved significantly since the original Toy Story in 1995. Plus, find out how much creepier the beloved 90s sitcom Cheers gets when Pennywise the Dancing Clown slides into the opening credits, and take a look at a size comparison between some of cinema’s most famous robots. Read More »
Ready Player One co-star Lena Waithe made a splash a couple years ago as the first black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series Master of None. Now she’s making her feature writing debut with Queen and Slim, a new drama that turns Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya and newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith (Nightflyers) into the black Bonnie & Clyde. But there’s much more to this movie than two criminals on the run. Watch the Queen and Slim trailer below to see what we’re talking about. Read More »
After years of rumors, Space Jam 2 seems like it’s actually happening. Now that the NBA is in the off-season, superstar Lebron James has plenty of time to lead the sequel to the live-action/animated hybrid sequel. And despite having some trouble recruiting certain NBA superstars a few months ago, it sounds like plenty of names have been lined up with key roles in the film.
While the first Space Jam featured Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Mugsy Bogues and Shawn Bradley from the NBA, Space Jam 2 is bringing in names from both the NBA and WNBA, and the first list of players on the roster has reportedly been revealed. Find out who the Space Jam 2 basketball players will be below. Read More »
The Lion King is poised to help Disney rule the summer box office all over again when it arrives next month. While the visuals have been nothing short of stunning, especially with it comes to the photorealistic visual effects used to bring the animals to life, we’ve yet to really see the animals talk to each other, which has been a little worriseome. But that changes today.
The Lion King TV spot lets us see Mufasa (James Earl Jones) speaking to a young Simba. And on top of that, we get to hear a new rendition of “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” sung by Donald Glover and Beyoncé Knowles Carter, the voices of the adult Simba and his childhood friend Nala. Read More »
Even though Imagine Entertainment has tackled blockbuster family fare before with the adaptations of Dr. Seuss books How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Cat in the Hat, they’ve yet to dive deep into animation. Sure, they’re the company behind the animated Curious George movies, but those were hardly huge hits. However, Imagine is hoping to beef up their animated content with co-founder Ron Howard‘s next project.
Ron Howard has dabbled with family films like How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Parenthood, but he’s yet to dive into that territory in animation. That will change with the director slated to be at the helm of an adaptation of The Shrinking of Treehorn, a children’s book from 1971 by Florence Parry Heide with illustrations from Edward Gorey. And that’s not the only animated project in the works at Imagine Entertainment. Find out more below. Read More »
Want to take another look at concept art for Thor‘s brother Balder intended for Thor: The Dark World? Did you hear Batman is getting his own star on the Walk of Fame? Did you know Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson shot kissing scenes for Thor: Ragnarok? Want to see the cast of Dark Phoenix out on a double decker bus tour with James Corden? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Since we’re in the heart of Peak TV right now, there are far too many entertainment options at our disposal. It’s hard to keep up with all the new movies and TV shows being added to Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, Epix and the inevitable McDonald’s streaming service that will probably happen at some point. But Apple and Netflix have a solution that is coming this fall.
First, when the new tvOS software update comes to Apple TV this fall, the revamped Apple TV app will allow users to have picture-in-picture functionality, giving them the ability to stream two different programs at the same time. One will take up the entire television screen while another will sit in the corner and play something else. However, not everything will be available for the Apple TV picture-in-picture mode.
Meanwhile, Netflix is testing a picture-in-picture feature that customers could use on the desktop version of Netflix, which will be perfect for everyone trying to waste time at work but still look like they’re getting something done. Find out more below. Read More »
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If you love the plethora of comedy material available on Netflix, and you love the fashion advice of Queer Eye co-host Tan France, then you’re going to live Netflix’s latest web series.
Dressing Funny features Tan France doing what he does best with some of the funniest people with projects on Netflix. John Muleny, Ali Wong, Nick Kroll, Pete Davidson, Tina Fey, and more all partake in some fashion fun with the Queer Eye guru, and you might be surprised how sexy things get. Watch the Dressing Funny trailer for more. Read More »
Today is the summer solstice, so make sure you enjoy the most daylight we’ll get all year by partaking in a lot of activities. And if you need any ideas for how to start things off on, the upcoming horror release Midsommar has more than a few ideas, especially if you happen to be spending some time with a cult that slowly reveals itself to be more weird and sinister as time goes on. It’s summer vacation! Watch the new Midsommar trailer to see all the fun you can have! Read More »