Ever since Drafthouse Films decided to re-release an old 1981 film called Roar, folks have been buzzing. Billed as one of the most dangerous movies ever made, this crazy long-lost experiment — directed by Noel Marshall and starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith — is unlike any movie you’ve ever seen.
Why? Well, maybe the 100 real-life wild animals (most of them… Continue reading Watch: 'Roar,' The Story Behind the Most Dangerous Movie Ever Made
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
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I is available now on Digital HD (iTunes, Amazon, etc), but if you wait until March 6, 2015, you can grab one of the best blockbusters of 2014 on Blu-ray and DVD. Both digital and physical versions come packed with a bunch of goodies (find the full list below), but there’s one little extra bit that you… Continue reading See How the Weapons in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Were Made (Exclusive)
Movies are one of America’s biggest exports. If you look at the 2014 box office totals for most foreign countries, you’re bound to find the “top 10″ really doesn’t look all that different from a list of the most popular American movies. Most countries’ lists are stacked with movies like Transformers: Age of Extinction, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, How to Train Your Dragon
In this monthly column we spotlight new Blu-ray/DVD releases by interviewing directors about the scenes that stood out most for them while making their movies. This month, we talk to Terry Gilliam about his bizarre fairy tale Time Bandits (available for the first time on Blu-ray through the Criterion Collection).
After making his mark penning the outlandish animations for Monty Python’s Flying