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When Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back hit theaters in 1980 a very special short film played in front of it in select theaters around the world. This wasn’t just a fleeting five minute cartoon or anything like that, either. Black Angel was a robust, lushly photographed 25-minute film commissioned by George Lucas himself with the express purpose of showing… Continue reading Watch the Long-Lost Short Film George Lucas Had Made For 'Empire Strikes Back'

Before we even go any further, it’s worth pointing out that the short lists for directors on big projects isn’t always that accurate. For example, James Wan wasn’t on a rumored list for Furious 7, nor was Scott Derrickson on the reported list for Doctor Strange, and both directors landed those projects. But it can be fun to speculate on a movie’s future… Continue reading The New 'Spider-Man' Has a Telling Short List of Potential Directors

If you enjoyed the gritty Power Rangers movie that caused some controversy regarding its legality this week, now it’s time to become familiar with more of Adi Shankar’s productions. We don’t mean his commercial Hollywood features, like Lone Survivor. The Grey and Killing Them Softly, although those are recommended, too. We mean his other “Bootleg Universe” one-shot films… Continue reading Watch an Unofficial James Bond Movie From the Producer of That 'Power/Rangers' Short

Moneyball / American Hustle / Only God Forgives

The Big Short: Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, and Ryan Gosling will star in The Big Short, based on the bestselling book by Michael Lewis (Moneyball). The book “tells the story of the build-up of the housing and credit bubble during the 2000s that led to the financial crisis of 2007-2010.” Pitt is serving as… Continue reading Movie News: Pitt, Bale, and Gosling Team for 'The Big Short;' Watch Chris Evans in Romantic 'Playing It Cool' Trailer

Tetra Vaal short filmDistrict 9 filmmaker Neill Blomkamp is keeping the details surrounding his new film Chappie pretty close to the vest. All we really know so far is that Die Antwoord is involved, and that it’s basically a comedy about a ridiculous robot.

The filmmaker has offered up one more piece of the puzzle this week, revealing that his short… Continue reading Watch the Short Film That Inspired Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie'