Category Archives: Things We Love
For decades, Hollywood has turned to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to provide the perfect song for a number of films and television shows, though no one seems to have been a bigger fan than Cameron Crowe, who used Petty tunes in Jerry Maguire, Elizabethtown and We Bought a Zoo.
Filmmaker Peter Nicks spent two years tailing the police department as they dealt with scandals and controversy in the face of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
A week after the director’s death, Edward Douglas reexamines the legacy of his 1982 horror film Poltergeist, which has been hugely influential on many of the ghost movies being released these days.
Talia Gonzalez, David Hoffman and T.A. Snyder share their experience in terms of entering competitions and working as professional writers, and they also offer great insight into writer room dynamics.
Has the director and co-creator of the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring horror franchises found a sure-fire formula for success or is it just plain luck?
The new film from French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello (Saint Laurent) features an amazing group of young actors and an intriguing story that may not immediately be obvious from watching its gorgeous trailer.
When the man best known for wearing the Godzilla suit passed away at 88 years old this past week, there were many touching tributes from genre fans and sites, but sometimes, a more personal touch is required when talking about the man who made many of our childhoods so special.
An animated short film by Beth David and Esteban Bravo, done as a senior thesis project at the Ringling College of Art & Design, went viral this week with nearly 18 million views on YouTube.
Missing Comic-Con? Bummed you missed out on comic-con? Praise whatever higher power you believe in for video recorders and Internet connections. The weekend might be over, but fans are still getting some surprises.
Rian Johnson’s imagination knows no bounds, and Lucasfilm’s latest designs are out of this world, especially this cute little critter to the left.
Eager for HBO’s acclaimed series Game of Thrones to return? While the light at the end of the tunnel is finally in sight (the show returns this Sunday), we have some truly amusing videos to tide you over in the meantime.
Disney first revealed a look at Emily Blunt’s Mary Poppins in the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns a few months ago and are now getting fans excited again with a handful of behind-the-scenes images. The Rob Marshall-directed feature is due out Christmas 2018.
Los Angeles-based VFX artist couple Tran Ma and Miguel Ortega have done something incredible: created a fantastic, stunning film, The Ningyo, shot almost entirely within the comfort of their own home.
Animator and director Patrick Schoenmaker debuted his animated short “The Adventure of Indiana Jones” last year and it’s making the internet rounds once more — with good reason, as it combines the adventure of the original films with beautiful animation.
Launch Pad alums Michael Stark and Terrell T. Garrett are releasing a comic book series based on their 2013 Launch Pad script Wolverton about a thief who steals for good in turn of the century London.
We’ll be honest, this one was tough. There’s no Jay and Silent Bob, no Annie Hall, no one from Dazed and Confused, no Woody Harrelson, or even Seth Rogen! Hell, the guys from Friday didn’t even make this list, but they sure would’ve been the Honorable Mention… if we were doing one of those.
It’s been a little over three months since the passing of Carrie Fisher and the devastating loss is still reverberating throughout pop culture — especially with the legions of diehard Star Wars fans. During the annual “Star Wars Celebration” in Orlando, Fisher’s Star Wars family gave a special goodbye to the legendary actress with a special video that is sure to get you a little — no — a lot misty-eyed.
The Screen Junkies gang is back to riff on the first Star Wars spinoff, which according to them, should be retitled Suicide Squad: An Unnecessary Star Wars Story.
High school student Jacob Staudenmaier doesn’t strike me as an IRRATIONAL MAN — he knows they’re not going to become FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS, even if there is a sense of MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT. Following a viral video like this, it would be awfully CRUELLA of Stone to turn the young man down.
Starz’s new series American Gods, from Bryan Fuller and Michael Green based on the Neil Gaiman novel, may be a month away but the network is tiding fans over with things like character posters and now a look at the title sequence.
Pixar’s next animated feature Coco doesn’t open in theaters until November 22, but the animation giant has decided to provide an amuse bouche in the form of a “short tail” titled Dante’s Lunch starring the canine to Coco‘s hero Miguel.
Though it ended back in 2013, Breaking Bad remains one of the most popular and critically acclaimed television shows, held up as a barometer for other hour-longs to compare themselves to. Now, two fans are proving what makes the series so good, yet again, with Breaking Bad – The Movie.
The first look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in Disney’s sequel Mary Poppins Returns has been revealed and it looks great — the perfect blend of familarity while still being new and fresh.
In case you didn’t catch any of the thousands of memes and news bits, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly announced La La Land as the winner of Best Picture when the actual winner was Moonlight. I give it another 24 hours before this story becomes officially obnoxious, but until then let’s enjoy this entertaining spoof where James Corden pokes fun at the whole ordeal.
It’s that time of year, folks! Days before the Academy Awards, we talked to actual Oscar voters to hear how poorly they’ve done their jobs. This year was no exception.
Which Best Picture nominee does our Twitter-happy President call “sad?” How about all of them!
Credit lies with Taika Waititi, a director with a unique comic sensibility and an outside-the-box choice to direct a big-budget comic book movie if there ever was one.
The NBA Celebrity Game announced its rosters and the pressure is now on, though it’s nothing an Avenger can’t handle.
After being off the air for 13 years, Samurai Jack will start a fifth season on Adult Swim. Fans of the show from the 2000s will finally be able to have all of their questions answered with a revamped protagonist.
Equal parts hilarious and disturbing, “The Procedure” is an unforgettable experience. Warning: Contains graphic imagery that may be disturbing to some viewers.