When most people want to watch a movie online, they turn to popular streaming service Netflix. But for the cineaste looking for something different, there are a number of companies who offer an alternative to Netflix’s plethora of blockbusters and reality television shows. Video-on-demand websites like Mubi or Fandor offer a dazzling array of art house fare and international cinema. Company Vyer
With a baby by just 17 years old, it’s safe to say Jamie Lynn Spears grew up much too fast. Now it seems the country singer’s daughter Maddie Briann, now 5, is following in her footsteps.
On May 21, Britney Spears’ younger sister, now 23, posted a video of little Maddie shaking her hips and pumping her chest to Iggy Azalea’s tune “Fancy,” in which the Australian… Continue reading Way Too Young! Jamie Lynn Spears Films 5-Year-Old Daughter Maddie Swiveling Her Hips To Curse-Ridden Rap Music, Shares It With Fans: Shocking Video “Totally Inappropriate,” Says Psychologist
The Blair Witch Project was such a phenomenon when it came out that no one really knew how to react to its success. Hollywood wasn’t sure if it could replicate it, which is why you didn’t see it get a new sequel every year. Not even cowriter/director Eduardo Sánchez had any real idea of what a post-Blair Witch career should look like for him.
Sánchez stepped away from the… Continue reading 'Blair Witch Project' Cocreator Eduardo Sánchez Gives Us an Update on the Film's Legacy and a Potential New Sequel
Director Steve McQueen is basking in the glory of his Independent Spirit Awards sweep and Oscars win for 12 Years a Slave. While we wait to hear where the filmmaker will be leading us next, take a look at this video essay featuring McQueen discussing the power of cinema.
For the British filmmaker, movies have to be about “an urgency, a necessity.” The Turner Prize-winning artist has… Continue reading Watch: '12 Years a Slave' Director Steve McQueen Explains Why He Never Wants to Make His Films Friendly
Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/26/13, and it includes a new intro from Geek Beat author Rick Marshall.
It’s worth noting this year that we have not one, but two science-fiction films nominated for “Best Picture” honors, though it’s understandable if the ambiguous futurism of… Continue reading 'Aliens,' 'Star Wars' and the Biggest Moments for Geek Films at the Oscars