Mad Max: Fury Road arrives in theaters this week and it is, by all accounts, spectacular. But that’s expected. It’s only the fourth film in a series built on spectacular moments. Director George Miller is a mastermind of cinematic chaos and surely his years away from the wasteland have made him hungry to impress us all over again.
And he’s certainly impressed… Continue reading The 10 Greatest 'Mad Max' Moments
The 2015 SXSW Film Festival kicks off this week, and one film screening there is a documentary called Raiders!, tracking one duo’s attempt to complete a lifelong project that began back in 1982: to film a shot-for-shot recreation of Raiders of the Lost Ark. For Chris Strompolos and Eric Zala, the project began when they were around 11 years old and continued for seven… Continue reading Watch: Meet the Guys Behind the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
It’s time to get in the mood. Not only is Valentine’s Day this weekend, but a very suitable new movie opens on Friday. Fifty Shades of Grey is sure to be the most popular romantic feature ever released for the lovers’ holiday, likely edging out current champion (and too-on-the-nose-titled) Valentine’s Day.
Fifty Shades has already broken pre-sale records for an R-rated movie at… Continue reading Watch: The Greatest Makeout Scenes, Plus: 50 Things You Need to Know About 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
It’s the last day of 2014 – and coincidentally enough, my last day as a news writer here at Movies.com. When I was asked what movie I’d want to write about for my final post, I had all of the usual suspects run through my head: The Big Lebowski, Suspiria, Halloween, Takeshi Kitano’s haunting Fireworks… but at the end of the day, there was really only one movie… Continue reading Remembering One of the Greatest Scenes in Movie History
In their extended (and superior) cuts, the three films of the Lord of the Rings trilogy run 680 minutes. That’s just over 11-and-a-half hours. Add in the six or so hours from the first two Hobbit movies and you have a lot of movie. Now, picking the 20 best single moments from these five movies doesn’t seem so foolhardy. If anything, it seems too… Continue reading The 20 Greatest Middle-earth Movie Moments from 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Hobbit'