Category Archives: Things We Love

A hub to find all of our individual articles and features highlighting things we love.

Launch Pad Alums Michael Stark & Terrell T. Garrett’s Comic Book “Wolverton” Will Have You on the Edge of Your Seat

Wolverton ExcerptLaunch 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.

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Our 10 Favorite Stoners, from the Bong Lovers of “Broad City” to Brad Pitt’s Pothead in “True Romance”

Our Favorite Stoners in Honor of 4/20We’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.

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“Star Wars” Tribute to Carrie Fisher Will Leave You in a Puddle of Tears (VIDEO)

fisher-excerptIt’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.

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“Rogue One” Honest Trailer Points Out All the Shots From the Ads That Weren’t In the Film (Video)

Rogue One ExcerptThe 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.

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Emma Stone Lands Major Offer Following Oscar Win… to Some Kid’s High School Prom

Emma Stone Jacob StaudenmaierHigh 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.

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Old Gods and New Face Off to Creepy Synth Music in “American Gods” Title Sequence (Things We Love)

American Gods ExcerptStarz’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.

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Pixar Short “Dante’s Lunch” Will Whet Your Appetite For “Coco” (Things We Love)

dantes-lunchPixar’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.

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Relive Your Favorite Walter White Moments with “Breaking Bad – The Movie” (Things We Love)

breaking-bad-the-movieThough 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.

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Emily Blunt Looks Practically Perfect in First “Mary Poppins Returns” Photo (Things We Love)

Mary Poppins Returns ExcerptThe 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.

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James Corden Skewers Academy Award Best Picture Snafu in “La La Land” Spoof

corden-la-la-landIn 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.

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Fake Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot: Do Voters Even Watch These Movies? (Humor)

Mean GirlsIt’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.

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Honest Trailer for the Oscars Recruits “Donald Trump” for “Starring” Voice Over (Video)

Honest Trailers 2017 OscarsWhich Best Picture nominee does our Twitter-happy President call “sad?” How about all of them!

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“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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