A new trailer for independent movie Campus Code sets up an intriguing premise: how did a young man (Jesse McCartney) survive getting pushed off a tall building? The young man and his friends visit a doctor, who examines the college student and concludes: “Everything checks out alright.” Then the doctor turns around and … it’s Martin Scorsese! Why is he… Continue reading Why Is Martin Scorsese in This 'Campus Code' Trailer?
What’s the definition of a fan film? Apparently anything involving copyrighted material produced by filmmakers at any cost whatsover, so long as they don’t profit. They’re not necessarily low-budget amateur works funded by fans’ spare income anymore. Not in the age of crowdfunding. Today, a team can go on Kickstarter and Indiegogo and raise more than a million dollars for something that will… Continue reading This Million-Dollar 'Star Trek' Movie Is a Fan Film on Steroids
Another summer movie season is ending, and even more than in past years, this summer’s lineup was one to remember.
This summer’s film slate brought audiences to theaters in record numbers, pushing not one but two movies into the ranks of the ten highest-grossing films of all time in the U.S. (Avengers: Age of Ultron and Jurassic World), as well as adding three films to the list… Continue reading This Summer's Best Action Scene, Fight Scene, Chase Sequence and More, According to The Geek Beat
The Director’s Chair is currently the best show on TV about filmmaking. It’s a very cool, candid series on El Rey Network where Robert Rodriguez interviews some of the greatest directors of our time. In the past he’s done John Carpenter, Quentin Tarantino, Guillermo del Toro, and Francis Ford Coppola, just to name a few. And for his next episode he’ll sit down… Continue reading Get to Understand Michael Mann Even Better With This Episode of 'The Director's Chair'
This December marks the return of Star Wars to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is Disney’s intention to then start releasing one live-action Star Wars movie per year, with standalone Anthology films arriving in the years between chapters in a new trilogy that picks up 30 years after Return of the Jedi.
But with one successful Star