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An insightful and knowing review of the Transformers movie

 

Bilge Ebiri tells The Village Voice readers about the new Transformers movie:

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Spoter: Kottke

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kelly LeBrock’s Weird Science jacket is on sale

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Here’s your chance to own the jacket Kelly LeBrock wore as Lisa in Weird Science (1985). You’ll need at least $30,000.

Profiles in History trails the item:

Original black leather bolero-style women’s bomber jacket with short shawl lapel and

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Film, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man sues date for texting during Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2

Brandon Vezmar is suing his date for $17.31, the price of the movie ticket he bought her. Vezmar claims the woman’s behaviour on their night out “is a threat to civilized society”.

Vezmar, 37, of Austin, Texas, is unhappy that …

Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: Film, Money, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gender roles: Anything becomes all about the boy

Acting. Isn’t that about pretending to be someone you are not? One writer takes issue with indie movie Anything, staring Matt Bomer:

However, it is not Bomer’s incontestable conventional attractiveness that is setting off alarm bells. It is his off-screen

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Star Wars perform the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Today’s mash-up has been created by Palette-Swap Ninja. They’ve combined Star Wars and the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. Each song corresponds with a scene from the film:

Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans (Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely

Posted: 2nd, May 2017 | In: Film, Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The F-rating doesn’t give an F-word about movies

The movement towards creating explicit codes of behaviour for every aspect of life – especially the messy bits about sex –  welcomes the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), which is now using the ‘F-rating’ to signal films of a feminist type. …

Posted: 15th, March 2017 | In: Film, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gene Wilder’s comic pause

Edgar Wright wants a moment of silence for Gene Wilder:

A moment of silence for the master of the comedic pause.
Gene Wilder: funny doing something & funny doing nothing.

 

Posted: 6th, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Waters explains the purpose of contemporary art

John Waters explains the purpose of contemporary art:

“Contemporary art’s job is to wreck whatever came before it. And from the very beginning after the Old Masters, from then on, each generation wrecked that. That something is pretty and beautiful

Posted: 3rd, September 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Validation: the wonder of free parking (a video)

Kurt Kuenne’s short film Validation is the “fable about the magic of free parking”.

 

Posted: 18th, August 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vintage Star Wars: Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels star in an anti-smoking PSA

Str Wars actors Kenny Baker (24 August 1934 – 13 August 2016) and Anthony Daniels (born 21 February 1946) star in an anti-smoking PSA. R2D2 and C3P-0 says not to smoke:

Posted: 14th, August 2016 | In: Celebrities, Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Shining Cuckoo Clock yells ‘Here’s Johnny’ on the hour

 

Know what time it is with this cuckoo clock in the form of the axe scene from The Shining. On the hour every hour Jack Torrance with menace you with a  “Here’s Johnny!”. For added homeliness, Shelley Duvall’s character …

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Film, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


High Rise: see the movie props that hark back to 1970s Briton

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High-Rise is a vision of hell set in the 1970s. It’s a bit like the EastEnders omnibus, only without the nightmarish Shane Ritchie. In the Creative Review, Mark Sinclair interviews graphic artists Michael Eaton and Felicity Hickson:

Posted: 10th, March 2016 | In: Film, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


5 fabulous vintage horror movie gifs

 

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Form the top: Ape, My Mom’s A Werewolf,  War of the Colossal Beast, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, Attack of the Crab Monsters.

All via RhettHammersmithHorror

Posted: 8th, March 2016 | In: Film, Gifs | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The good the bad and the ugly cat

The good the bad and the ugly cat!

Posted: 3rd, March 2016 | In: Film, Gifs | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch Park: Jurassic Park without the dinosaurs

William Hirsch rids Jurassic Park of the dinosaurs in his new video “Park”.

We have such beautiful attractions as:

Field
Bird
Jeep w/ Logo
Jeff Goldblum

COMING UP NEXT: “World”

Here’s the VFX breakdown:

Jurassic Park Without Any Dinosaurs

Posted: 2nd, March 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Leicester Mercury’s man at the movies’ sassy reviews are hilarious

The Leicester Mercury’s man at the movies has been writing sassy reviews.

 

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Spotter: 

Posted: 29th, February 2016 | In: Film, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stars Wars: The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the Journal of the Whills

The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the Journal of the Whills

 

Peter Mayhew, aka Chewbacca in Star Wars, has been tweeting photos of his original Star Wars script from March 1976.  We can read The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the Journal of the Whills.

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Posted: 19th, February 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


TV listings of the day: Sky Movies does Groundhog Day on loop

Sky Comedy next Tuesday:

 

Sky Movies Groundhog day

Posted: 31st, January 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Chickening: a remix of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining by Nick DenBoer and Davy Force

The Chickening is a new take on Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, by Nick DenBoer and Davy Force.

 

Posted: 26th, January 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Watch The Ugandan Expendables and upgrade your action movie demands

expendables uganda

 

To Wakaliga, Uganda, where Ramon Film Productions is knocking them bandy with action films of a unique strain. Nabwana IGG, who gave us the terrific Who Killed Captain Alex (budget 200)presents Operation Kakongoliro! The Ugandan Expendables (budget: …

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: Film | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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