Some say dance movies are silly and formulaic, filled with generic dialogue and unimaginative plot lines. Well, so what? Even fans of the genre will admit dance flicks can be cheesy, but that doesn’t mean they lack the emotion, heart and moves that keep audiences coming back for more.
This Friday, “Step Up: Revolution,” the fourth film in the “Step Up” series, continues that trend, with a movie that — like… Continue reading Best Dance Movies: The Evolution Of The Genre, From 'Dirty Dancing' To 'Step Up'
100 Horror Films is a project that invites directors from across the globe to submit their five-second short film, which will eventually be compiled into a 13-minute video set to make the international horror festival rounds. It provides inexperienced filmmakers with an opportunity to make a quick, but memorable, first impression, while also allowing those directors who have been around the block a time or two to… Continue reading 100 Horror Films Invites Directors to Submit Five Second Genre Gems
Twitch Film and Movies.com once again present the International Trailer Domination Tour, a selection of the best trailers from upcoming international films. Call this outing the Mostly Martial Arts edition of the ITD, with people being punched for your amusement in China, Malaysia and Vietnam. Throw in some Norwegian witchcraft and a Dutch game show from hell and you’re all set. Here we go!
1. Blood Letter
With this year’s edition of the Telluride, Venice, and Toronto film festivals all in the books, the next round of major fall events gets underway on Thursday when Fantastic Fest opens in Austin, Texas.
True, it’s unlikely that The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), which opens Fantastic Fest, will suddenly become an awards contender. But it’s good to keep in mind that, in… Continue reading Fest Focus: Genre Rules, New York Gala Parade, and More Fall Festivals
Welcome to Criterion Corner, where the movies love you back. A column dedicated to the wide and wonderful world of the Criterion Collection, Criterion Corner runs twice a month, one installment featuring reviews of Criterion’s new releases, and the other an essay pertaining to Criterion culture. Follow @CriterionCorner and the Criterion Corner Tumblr for daily updates!
Major disclaimer: Comic-Con messed me up… Continue reading Criterion Corner #8: The Musicals That Could Save The Genre