Beyond the Lights – 20th Century Fox – Blu-ray and DVDDirector: Gina Prince-BythewoodCast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Danny Glover, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, Darryl Stephens. Full cast + crew
A few big Oscar winners hit shelves this week, but there’s one nominee that was probably never even on your radar but absolutely should be: Beyond the Lights. This is the kind old school, tempered, meaningful adult love story that people comlpain Hollywood doesn’t… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Beyond the Lights,' 'Whiplash,' and 'Big Hero 6' Shine
If you’re an aspiring filmmaker, then no doubt the story of Whiplash (which hits Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015) will inspire. Writer-director Damien Chazelle wanted to make a movie about a young jazz drummer who is pushed, perhaps a little bit too hard, toward greatness by a demanding teacher. But there was a catch: Nobody else really wanted to make the movie. Where he saw an… Continue reading 'Whiplash' Director Damien Chazelle Talks Fear, His Favorite 'Whiplash' Spoof, 'La La Land' and More
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture, Valentine’s Day edition:
I’m not sure where this Whiplash valentine originated, but I’ll credit my source as The Film Stage on Twitter.
Bradley Cooper plays Cupid and helps movie characters who dislike each other fall in love in this American Sniper parody:
The perfect t-shirts for any Star Wars couple to wear on… Continue reading Valentine's Day in Movie Culture: 'Anchorman,' 'American Sniper,' 'Whiplash,' 'Star Wars' and More
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
While we wait to see how Chris Pratt really trained velociraptors in Jurassic World, here’s a little animated parody of the concept (via Geek Tyrant):
Graphic designer Matt Needle has made a series of prints for Best Picture nominees, including the one for Whiplash below. Visit his site for more, all of which… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Lego Trailer, Weird Al's 'Whiplash' Parody and More
It’s always difficult to pick a favorite movie because we’re forever entertained in so many different ways. We love laughing and crying and leaping out of our seats. We’re just as addicted to the rush that comes with an incredible action sequence as we are to the emotions we experience after a particular story hits a little too close to home.
It’s… Continue reading Why 'Whiplash' Is the Best Movie of the Year