Animation has never been exclusively geared to children, but sometime in the last half century or so it’s become more associated with family entertainment and kiddie fare. Sure, there’s the niche popularity of anime and acclaim of animated documentaries like Waltz With Bashir and the cult successes of Ralph Bakshi and Richard Linklater, but very rarely do grown-up-targeted animated features break out into the… Continue reading Watch a Red-Band Trailer for 'Hell and Back,' the Latest Attempt at a Mainstream R-Rated Animated Movie
Outside of the notable box office record-breakings, this month has been pretty slow for movie news. When this happens, rumors circulate very easily through the traffic-hungry movie blogosphere and fanboy social media channels. Most of them involve superheroes, both Marvel and DC variety. Below are the five most significant, which we’ve ranked in order of their plausibility. At the top is… Continue reading Ava DuVernay Directing 'Black Panther'? Beyonce in 'The Avengers'? How Likely are the Latest Superhero Movie Rumors?
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
For his latest tweak to the original Star Wars trilogy, George Lucas inserts himself into a few of the bigger roles:
Speaking of Lucas, here’s a special effects supercut Industrial Light & Magic compiled for their 40th anniversary this month (via Live for Films):
Which of the following places to sleep would… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: George Lucas's Latest 'Star Wars' Tweaks, 40 Years of ILM and More
The Alamo Drafthouse is known for being a bit weird when it comes to movies. For starters, they do silly things like not show ads in front of movies. They also have this strange thing where they care about the quality of projection and have a no talking policy that’s actually enforced.
Oh, did we say weird? We meant awesome.