Earth to Echo is a PG-rated live action-adventure movie starring kids, about kids and made for kids. Pause for a second and consider that. Consider how rare that is.
In most ways, Earth to Echo is very much a modern movie. It’s full of CGI. It’s a nostalgic riff on already beloved ideas. It’s “found footage.” But at its core, it represents a kind… Continue reading 'Earth to Echo' Makes Us Wonder Where Are The Other Original Kid-Friendly Adventure Movies?
The endlessly quotable Pulp Fiction wouldn’t be the same without Samuel L. Jackson’s Ezekiel speech, which has consistently been voted as one of the best movie speeches of all time.
The altered biblical passage, taken largely from Ezekiel 25:17, is recited several times in the film. Scholars and critics have debated its usage and meaning since the movie’s 1994 release. Tarantino was inspired to… Continue reading See Samuel L. Jackson Recite His 'Pulp Fiction' Speech From Memory, Plus: The Original Movie the Quote Comes From
Earlier this week, a photo of the Millenium Falcon being built for Star Wars: Episode VII was leaked onto the Web. This morning, J.J. Abrams sent out his own shot from the set, which cheekily confirmed that Han Solo’s ship would be making an appearance. The director won with the true geeks, of course, because his photo involved a more obscure element from the… Continue reading What Elements from the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Need to Be in 'Episode VII'?
We’ve seen a lot of fan-made Star Wars videos in our time, but this one has got to win an award for being–we want to say ambitious, but really it’s just kind of insane. In the following 43-minute video, Tom Murphy VII took all the English words spoken in the first Star Wars movie, then sorted them alphabetically and counted how many times each… Continue reading Trivia: The Word "Lightsaber" Is Only Used Once in the Original 'Star Wars'
For a few years now it’s seemed like Hollywood has had a bit of a sci-fi resurgence. And we have absolutely no complaints about that. If it means we get movies like District 9, Inception and Avatar, we’ll gladly put up with the few After Earth and John Carters (both of which aren’t even that terrible) that come along with that. The question is, will… Continue reading 'Jupiter Ascending' Trailer: The Wachowski Siblings' Return to Big, Bold and Original Sci-fi