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What's Truly Unique About #Blackstormtrooper

On November 28, JJ Abrams released the teaser trailer for Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens and just like every other fanboy I watched the video over and over, often pausing to pick out even the most minute details. My dissection of the trailer was handled with the same level of precision as a group of Spaceballs with a giant fine-tooth comb. Show More Summary

How Point-of-View Shots Fundamentally Change the Movie Experience

There are only two kinds of people at the movies: those on screen, and those in the audience. Leigh Singer’s latest video essay explores a technique—the point-of-view shot—that blurs that distinction, and it’s a masterfully curated look...Show More Summary

Nicki Minaj Impersonates Kim Kardashian, Performs Her New Hits on 'SNL' - Watch Now!

Nicki Minaj made a guest appearance on Saturday Night Live last night, where she did a hilarious impression of Kim Kardashian on Weekend Update! In the sketch, Nicki plays Kim discussing her nude Paper magazine spread and gives some context to the sexy images. Watch below! While on the show, which was hosted by James [...]

German Pedestrians Can Now Play ‘Pong’ With Each Other While Waiting At The Crosswalk

Wheneverthewords“traffic”and“pong”cometomind,IimagineaFrogger-likesituationwithrealpeople.AfewGermanstudentshadadifferentgameinmindwhentheyinitiallyproposedtheir“StreetPong”conceptbackin2012.Give ortakeafewEuropeanadjustments(i.e.“pShow More Summary

Introducing What Remains of Edith Fitch, a New PS4 Exclusive

That brings us to our next game, What Remains of Edith Finch, which we’ve just announced. I think a lot of people are going to assume it’s a horror game too. This time around they’re a bit closer.

SEE: 10 of the Most Striking #EricGarner Cartoons (so far)…

Can’t Breathe in the Wind from Tom Racine on Vimeo. WHEN NEWS BROKE this week of the decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July death of Eric Garner, visual commentators working on deadline reached for familiar symbols. Show More Summary

Why James Bond Is the Mascot of the UK's Right-Wing

? [body_image width='632' height='437' path='images/content-images/2014/12/05/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2014/12/05/' filename='why-james-bond-is-the-ukip-of-action-heroes-327-body-image-1417800547.png' id='9329']? This article...Show More Summary

Love Thy Neighbor: The Slightly Voyeuristic Photographs of Gail Albert Halaban

Admit it: There's a little bit of voyeur in everybody. For photographer Gail Albert Halaban, there might be a little bit more. In 2012, she published Out My Window, a collection of images that peered into the apartments--and the lives--of...

Even Musicians Get Stage Fright: An Interview With Keyboardist Todd Stoops

Musicians are badasses. Think about it. They do what they love pretty much all day everyday and probably in their sleep too. They travel the world sharing their gifts with whoever is willing to listen. Sometimes they play to full rooms and other times they play to five people. Show More Summary

The Producer's Work: An Interview With Philippa Boyens

The Producers' Work is an experiment created for the sole purposes of this blog. It couldn't come to life in a simpler manner. For a long time I have been intrigued by the film producers and their work. Mainly because I want to become one of them. Show More Summary

Street Fighter V teaser trailer leaked, planned to be a PS4/PC exclusive

Street Fighter 5 - Teaser by VersusFightingTV There is a big Playstation event happening this weekend, and as is customary for big events in this industry, we have been granted a nice pre-event leak to chew on. Unlike the big Smash Bros. Show More Summary

Stars Align at 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards

If there was one indelible image etched into the minds of attendees at the 2014 Gotham Independent Film Awards, held December 1st at New York’s Cipriani Wall Street, it was surely Tilda Swinton, the statuesque screen goddess of formidable range and awe-inspiring brilliance, waiting at a baggage claim. Show More Summary

Billy Eichner Performed a Song for Taylor Swift That's Perfect for Her

Don't you guys love Taylor Swift? Billy Eichner does, so he wrote a song for her called "Glitter and Ribs" that fits perfectly into her signature girl-meets-boy narrative. The comedian/actor performed it on Conan on Wednesday night. Read more...

Premiere: Mamiffer - “Enantiodromia”

Mysteriously named “Enantriodromia,” a track from the newest full-length Statu Nascendi by Seattle-based downer drone duo Mamiffer (Faith Coloccia + Aaron Turner, of Isis fame), comes just in time to coincide with the cold breath of winter on our necks. Show More Summary

Watch Amazing Contortionists Joyfully Bend Into Impossible Shapes In London Street — Incredible

Contortionists are often looked on as sideshow freaks but the reality is that the derogatory stereotype is just one of numerous myths about the art of contortion. In fact, just watch this viral video to see how much fun contortionists can have at their job. Show More Summary

Newswire: Lady Gaga reveals that she was sexually assaulted as a teenager

The one upside to the large and sadly ever-growing number of women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape is that maybe, now that the conversation has been made public, more people can come forward with their own stories of sexual assault, and, just as importantly, have their stories believed. Show More Summary

The Boxtrolls Makers Talk About the Magic (Video)

Stop motion animation is a fascinating, painstaking process. It's been around for quite some time but was utilized to some new effect this year with the hugely popular The Boxtrolls. I had the chance to host a screening with directors Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, who brought along the puppets they used. Show More Summary

Don’t Have Time To Read ‘1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’? Then Watch This Handy Supercut!

Irememberfirstpurchasing 1001MoviesYouMustSeeBeforeYouDiebackbeforeIMDBwassucharobustbankofinformation.IstudiedeverysinglepageinStevenJaySchneider’smassivetomethatchronologicallylistedlegendaryfilms,andmoviesofimportstartingbackinthelate1800s,usingpaperclipstomarkthepagesoffilmsthatIwantedtoeventuallysee(Ihadyettodiscoverthemagicofstickytabs).

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