Fewer trailers

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 muckrake for funsies, go back to war, trip the light fantastic with an indie sci-fi gem, go North of the border for a good laugh, and try to figure out exactly why again student athletes aren’t paid. Read More »

the cave

The Cavethe first of at least six Thai cave rescue movies, is heading to production with half-Thai filmmaker Tom Waller set to direct.

The package was a hot property at the Toronto International Film Festival, where it was unveiled for buyers looking to distribute the film based on the inspirational real-life story of 12 young soccer players trapped in a cave.

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