Category Archives: Things We Love

“Team Thor” Videos Lead to Renewed Interest in Marvel’s “Ragnarok” (Things We Love)

Team ThorCredit 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.

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Ansel Elgort, Anthony Mackie Highlight Actors Lacing Up for NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Anthony MackieThe NBA Celebrity Game announced its rosters and the pressure is now on, though it’s nothing an Avenger can’t handle.

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The Reboot of Samurai Jack Has a Premiere Date (Things We Love)

Samurai JackAfter 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.

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The Procedure Is a NSFW Award-Winning Short That Will Leave You Laughing, Crying, Feeling Sick, or All Three (Things We Love)

the procedure excerptEqual parts hilarious and disturbing, “The Procedure” is an unforgettable experience. Warning: Contains graphic imagery that may be disturbing to some viewers.

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Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps with “Saturday Night Live’s” Beck Bennett (Things We Love!)

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“New year, new me,” is a chorus echoed throughout social media in January. With that being said, it is a perfect time to revisit the Ben Berman directed short film How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps!, written by Aaron Bleyaert.

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The Evolution of Disney Animation (Things We Love)

excerpt disney Watch the innovative and ambitious evolution of Disney animation from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Zootopia in this short video essay, chronicling their animated theatrical features since 1937.

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It’s a White – and Red – Christmas in This Supernatural Holiday Short (Things We Love)

we love it excerptChristmas magic turns dark in this short film from Matt Nix and Matt Fackrell.

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This Delightful Wes Anderson Short for H&M Will Put You into the Holiday Spirit (Things We Love)

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Wes Anderson has returned to advertising to direct a Christmas-themed commercial for clothing retailer H&M. The ad features the quirky filmmaker’s distinct style and flair from the camerawork to idiosyncratic background details to recurring Anderson collaborator Adrien Brody in the starring role.

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Pixar’s Short Film “Piper” Is an Adorably Sweet Tale About Overcoming Fear (Things We Love)

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Now that Finding Dory is out on DVD, the short film that precedes it, Piper, is available for all to watch and it’s an adorable look at growing up and overcoming fear.

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Domhnall Gleeson Is the Founder of Burberry in Beautiful Short Film (Things We Love)

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A stunning short, The Tale of Thomas Burberry reimagines crucial events in the life of Burberry founder, Thomas Burberry, as told by a star-studded cast.

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This 15 Minute Superhero Short Is Full of Heart and Familiar Faces (Things We Love)

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Jeff Cassidy’s new short film Sidekick is a heartfelt and original short dealing with important lessons about family and loss.

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First Look at Disney’s Breathtaking Live Action Beauty and the Beast (Things We Love)

B&B Excerpt Here is a first look at Disney’s upcoming aesthetically stunning live action adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.

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Unmasking The Winner- The Tracking Board’s Fourth Annual Halloween Logline Contest (Things We Love)

halloween excerpt The Tracking Board’s fourth annual Halloween logline contest has a winner! Thank you for all of your submissions

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There Is No Better Way to Get into the Halloween Spirit than with a Stranger Things Christmas Special (Things We Love)

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In this Peanuts/Stranger Things mash-up, Will Byers returns home from the upside down, but can’t seem to get in the holiday spirit.

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This Supercut Explores Spielberg’s Visual Homages To Kubrick In A.I. (Things We Love)

ai excerptThis minute long supercut examines Steven Spielberg’s use of visual references to the filmography of Stanley Kubrick in A.I. Artificial Intelligence.

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Enjoy 10 Minutes of Side Splitting Kate McKinnon Outtakes from Ghostbusters (Things We Love)

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Sit back, unwind, and don’t cross the streams because we have 10 minutes of hilarious Kate McKinnon outtakes and alternate lines from Ghostbusters.

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See Tom Run: A 19-Minute Supercut of Tom Cruise Running in Film (Things We Love)

Tom Cruise Ghost ProtocolTom Cruise is no stranger to an extended sprint down a busy street, whether he is in sweatpants, jeans, or a tailored suit. In this 19-minute supercut, check out every scene of Cruise running somewhere.

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Animated Short from Pixar Creators Deals with Loss and Grief (Things We Love)

Borrowed Time ExcerptBorrowed Time is a new short film from two Pixar animators, Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats, and is both breathtakingly animated and heartbreakingly real.

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Gritty New Power Rangers Trailer Gets Retro Treatment (Things We Love)

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The new trailer for Power Rangers paints a much darker and serious world than fans of the original series are used to. The juxtaposition between the campy fun of the original series and the serious tone of the reboot is shown in this retro mashup trailer.

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Women Shine in New Netflix Promo (Things We Love)

Jessica Jones ExcerptThere were a lot of things to love at the Emmys last night, including a promo for Netflix’s various original television series highlighting all of the varied and great female characters that can be seen on the streaming network.

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Taran Killam Says Goodbye To “SNL” With “Hard Knocks” Parody Video (Things We Love)

taran exWith the 42nd season premiere just weeks away, Killam returned to his office at 30 Rock to give a more official goodbye, in the style of HBO’s behind-the-scenes of the NFL series Hard Knocks.

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Gene Wilder’s Greatest Scenes from “Young Frankenstein” (Things We Love)

gene w excerptGene Wilder, who became one of the greatest comedic actors of his generation with roles in films like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate FactoryBlazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein, died at his home in Connecticut on Monday at the age of 83.

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Presenting Captain America: Gag Reel War (Things We Love)

Captain America Civil War BloopersWhat’s better than bloopers? Not much, except superhero bloopers! In anticipating of Captain America: Civil War arriving on DVD and Blu-Ray on September 13, Marvel Studios has released the bloopers from the film (or at least some of them).

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This Sketch Perfectly Captures the Painful Reality of a Voiceover Recording Session (Things We Love)

Untitled designHave you ever wondered what it’s like to be in a voiceover recording session? Seems like a pretty painless way to make a buck, right? Well, if the reality of a voiceover session is anything like this video from Hog Butcher, guess again.

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The Mos Eisley Cantina Is Coming to Hollywood (Things We Love)

Star Wars CantinaThis winter, a pop-up bar named Scum and Villainy Cantina is opening in sunny Hollywood, California, and all Star Wars fans are welcome. The new venue is inspired by the Mos Eisley Cantina scene in Episode IV – A New Hope when Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker first meet smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca.

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The Standalone Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie That Needs To Happen (Things We Love)

kenobi-excerptCould Ewan McGregor’s Last Days in the Desert be a veiled attempt to give us the stripped-down standalone, character-driven Obi-Wan movie we’ve all been waiting for? This teaser trailer proves that it might be.

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Before “Stranger Things,” There Was The Duffer Brothers Short “Eater” (Things We Love)

eater-excerptBefore Stranger Things, the Duffer Brothers were generally working under the radar. Their biggest credit was the Fox series Wayward Pines and a handful of shorts including Eater, one of their first projects.

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Quentin Tarantino Assembles His Own Version Of The “Suicide Squad” (Things We Love)

tarantino-suicide-squad-excerptThis is what would happen if Quentin Tarantino created a “suicide squad” from his own collection of bad ass and unhinged characters from his movies.

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Conan O’Brien Spoofs “Game Of Thrones” As Comic-Con Comes To An End (Things We Love)

conan-obrienThe ultimate fanboy convention ended its run on Sunday, July 24 and late night talk show host Conan O’Brien celebrated by sharing a huge secret…which is surprisingly very similar to Melisandre’s secret on Game of Thrones.

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Netflix Launches Flixtape – The Mixtape For Streaming Digital Content (Things We Love)

flixtape excerptAh, the mixtape. That carefully curated playlist compiled on an audio cassette which could make or break a college road trip – or a high school romance. With the advent of iPods and mp3s, the mixtape more or less went the way of the Spice Girls, but now Netflix is determined to bring it back – in spirit, at least.

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