The storytelling techniques in Pixar’s quietest movie are the secret to the studio’s success.
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There's a teaser poster too, but we all know why you're here.
Serious question: Were there people out there who weren’t expecting Ryan Coogler’s Afro-futurist take on Black Panther to be anything but transcendent? The movie’s teaser trailer – released surprisingly early in tonight’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals – was never going to be surprising in terms of sheer quality or the command and breadth
Whatever PROMETHEUS told you, the Xenomorph's real origins were in a student film by (yes, really) John Carpenter.
Dark Star is the movie every kid in film school hopes to make. It was made for a term project between 1970 and 1973: Cheap yet ambitious, offbeat yet identifiable, and…not really much good at all when judged as a professional wide-release movie, but no one really does that because of the magnitude of the
Just like so much modern technology, the update only makes things worse.
Warning: This review contains discussion of spoilers – not spoilers themselves – for The Circle. Which is to say, not “Darth Vader is Luke’s father”, but “Empire Strikes Back ends with a shocking revelation about Darth Vader’s origins.” Read at your own risk. Just by existing, James Ponsoldt’s The Circle already has me in its corner.
It’s a perfectly competent slasher-in-space, but should that be enough?
I have to say this up at the top: I can’t and won’t abide by referring to this sci-fi horror movie by its title. There’s just too large a space for puns and double meanings that would get old even if I was doing my best to avoid them. Whenever it comes up, instead of
A story of big movies, bigger creatures, and untamed entertainment.
King Kong doesn’t work like most monsters. The creatures that endure in the public consciousness for centuries tend to be ill-defined – shadowy menaces, alluring in their danger as much as their mystery. Kong, by contrast, is a massive, hairy, open book of an unnatural beast. How’d he get so huge? He was born like
Well, wrestling it to the ground and lining up the headshot, at least...
Keanu’s action sequel has its perfectly-aimed sights on the traditionalist world the first movie created.