This week Disney revealed the first official look at its very mysterious Tomorrowland project and it sounds very weird and very ambitious. Just when theme park rides getting turned into a movies was starting to feel normal, the studio has to go and adapt a theme park “land” into a film. However, my struggle with that concept was put on hold when I started… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Do 'Interstellar' and 'Tomorrowland' Represent an Optimstic Wave of Science Fiction Movies?
Dolls may be thought of as children’s playthings, but there’s no denying that they can be a little creepy in the right circumstances. Horror filmmakers have been using the dark side of these treasured toys to create terror for years (you can go back all the way to 1945’s Dead of Night – a British anthology film that featured a segment… Continue reading The Last Horror Blog: These Are the Freakiest Dolls the Movies Have Ever Given Us
Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?
The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their spin on a given movie topic.
This week’s Top Five is all about David Fincher. In honor of his new… Continue reading The Schmoes Know Movie Show: The Top 5 David Fincher Movies
Every year in Austin, Texas, the Alamo Drafthouse holds Fantastic Fest, a celebration of all things wild, weird, and wonderful in worldwide genre cinema. Most of these movies feature one or more of the following: animal cruelty, full-frontal nudity, fountains of blood and some kind of weird Japanese business. (If it’s missing one or more of these elements, then… Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2014: Ranking All the Movies We Saw at This Year's Festival
If you watch the new trailer for Big Hero 6, you’re going to want a Baymax. And every kid in the world is going to want one this fall when the Disney animated feature hits theaters.
Back in the ’80s, when I was growing up, everyone wanted an Ewok as a pet, then everyone wanted a Mogwai, then everyone wanted a Puckmaren (from Flight