There's a right way and a wrong way to turn toys into movies. I'm here to tell you what they are. How to Squeeze Stories from Stones — or, Why The Lego Movie was Good and Battleship was Bad originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
There’s a scene near the end of Black Swan, where Nina finally loses her grip on reality. And when people watch it, their brain activity bears some resemblance to a pattern that’s been observed in people with schizophrenia, said Talma...Show More Summary
By CRACKED Staff Published: September 02nd, 2014 We love movies. You might too. But it's worth mentioning that if you're just "meh" on the art of filmmaking, or if movies are an okay timepasser that you can take or leave, or if you saw half of Snowpiercer and got bored...well that's fine. You're al
It?s a post-Sharknado world, but a TV movie doesn?t need for murderous animals and weather patterns to co-mingle in order to be enjoyable. Sometimes all it takes is fake Lark Voorhies taking time from her rooftop picnic to talk about how Jehovah?s Witnesses don?t celebrate Christmas.Click To Continue Reading
How do you even judge a Lifetime Original Movie? It is a genre entirely of its own, often characterized by terrible casting, overblown acting, and hilariously bad writing (but takes itself far more seriously than your average Syfy TV movie). Show More Summary
The answer depends on how much you think Stan Lee knows about Marvel's movie plans. But he said it was happening at Fan Expo Canada. Read more...
YouTube Because I love the latest record by Fountains of Wayne, I hereby inflict upon you yet another one of their excellent story songs, titled "A Road Song." It's a tale of loneliness and loss, and 40 movies with Will Ferrell.
If I have to tell you that a Wu-Tang song is NSFW, even when it's comprised of movie dialogue, then there is no hope for you. Production is in full swing for the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, but we’re still waiting on Wu-Tang Clan to become the center of a major motion picture. Show More Summary
“The Weekender” is our new feature where every weekend we hope to highlight a short film, movie or documentary pertaining to the Americas. We’re running this feature today since it’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S.August 31st wasShow More Summary
The movie Obvious Child is debuting across the pond, and before it has gone reviews and opinions from America, pretty much all pegging it as “the abortion romcom,” to quote The Guardian. But the movie’s star, Jenny Slate (pictured above in a scene from the movie), doesn’t like that portrayal: read more
I remember when my mother was dying -- or, more accurately, when I realized she was dying. My first thought was that it couldn't be happening, because life without her wasn't imaginable. I looked around to hit the STOP button somewhere, but there just wasn't one. Show More Summary
The Shawkshank Redemption was a disappointment at the box office in 1995, pulling in just $3 million more than its budget. But as years passed, it became a movie beloved by many, possibly in part to its high re-run count on cable television. Show More Summary
Every Monday, I usually do a quick thing on the top five movies at the box office, except that this week, we had the exact same top three as the week before. Seriously. The only major change was that Parisian hell movie making it to fourth, but other than that, it’s pretty much the sameMORE
Leave it to our trend-setting friends in Russia to make a movie about a boorish mayor before anyone in Toronto got the chance. Andrey Zvyagintsev (Russia, Masters) Andrey Zvyagintsev won an award for screenwriting at Cannes for Leviathan,...Show More Summary
With the news over the weekend that Guardians of the Galaxy has become the highest grossing movie of 2014 in the US, it feels like we're seeing the start of something new in sci-fi and fantasy media - you don't have to hide your properties inherent 'weirdness' to find mainstream success any more. Read more...
Nike bring back the ’90s b-ball vibes with this pair of new colorways for their throwback Air Force Command. Known for its appearance on the feet of Woody Harrelson in the 1992 movie White Men Can’t Jump, the retro sneaker is … Nike Brings Back the Air Force Command is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
You monsters. Conservative film criticism is wonderful stuff that we all should be reading, and I'm not even being facetious on that one. It's glorious. The very premise puts conservative above film criticism, asserting that the only...Show More Summary
With Labor Day taking place today, it signifies the end of the summer, at least as far as the box office is considered, and it's official that the James Gunn-directed Guardians of the Galaxy from Marvel Studios is not only the big winner of the summer in terms of domestic box office, but it's now also the highest grossing movie of the year in North America!
Lionsgate has greenlit a reboot of "Power Rangers," and it is slated to premiere on July 22, 2016.
This summer's reboot of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is still showing in theatres, but recently, it has been confirmed that a sequel to the movie has been greenlit.