Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?
This week we revisit the 2018 midterms, understand why we’re dying younger, give in to an incredible vision, and dissect a crime that took down a president. Read More »
One of the most divisive issues among politicians is that of global warming. There’s plenty of evidence out there to point to the environment being affected by humanity, and that’s exactly what Oscar-winning director Charles Ferguson (No End in Sight, Inside Job) wants to call attention to.
Charles Ferguson was said to previously be working on a Hillary Clinton documentary, but Huffington Post recently highlighted the difficulty he had trying to make the movie, which sounds slightly unsettling. Instead, what we get for now is a new documentary called Time to Choose. The film takes a look at various areas around the world to see how the climate and environment has been changing over the years and why it’s been so hard to do something about it.
Watch the Time to Choose trailer after the jump. Read More »
Want to be angry today? Then watch this trailer for Inside Job, the Charles Ferguson doc about the 2008 financial meltdown. The film wowed ’em at Cannes, and watching this trailer it’s easy to guess why: there’s nothing like getting yourself worked up into a lather of righteous indignation over the scumbag behavior of America’s financial elites. Read More »