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Jonathan Reed4 days ago
And the Oscar Goes to… Stunts
The Academy Awards have 24 categories, many have been present since its inception in 1929. And whilst there has been numerous removals and additions throughout the years, one category which has never ...
WatchMojo 13 days ago
Top 10 Things Disney Does That Pixar Doesn't
That’s not in Pixar’s wheelhouse. Welcome to WatchMojo and today we’ll be counting down our picks for the "Top 10 Things Disney Does That Pixar Doesn't." For this list, we’ll be looking at the aspects of Disney animated films that have not appeared often or prominently in Pixar films… so far, at least. Also, we’ll be speaking generally here, so not everything is going to apply 100 percent of the time.
Carson Lane25 days ago
Diversity in Film: Slowly Moving in the Right Direction
The last couple years have been advantageous to women in the entertainment industry, with the release of female-led films, female directors recognized with awards, and the reverberations of the #MeToo...
Lia F.a month ago
Tribeca Film Festival 2019
The 18th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, running from April 24 to May 5, is set with the world premiere of Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams and HBO’s feature documentary Apollo. The fi...
Luther Bottrilla month ago
The Ultimate Guide for Pre-Production
Pre-Production. What's the big deal?
Patricia Sarkar2 months ago
The History of Marvel Studios
How did Marvel Studios become the most successful movie franchise in film history? It certainly didn't happen overnight. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is the product of 80 years' worth of succes...
DJ Johnson2 months ago
Fight Like a Stunt Woman
She’s running. The bad guys are close behind her. She sees a motorcycle that she can use for her to get away. She hops on, gets it started, and right before she can take off, the director yells “CUT!”...
Ben McVittie2 months ago
Is Cinema Dying at the Hands of Netflix?
The other day I decided to open Twitter because for some reason I convinced myself that would be a valuable way to use my time. I was greeted by a large picture of Spielberg and the headline "Film fan...
Film Critics: What Are They Good For?
“Film criticism (like any other form of art criticism) is important because it helps inform filmgoers about any given film and whether it's worth their time. It also informs filmmakers as well, allowi...
Returning to the Heart of Cinema
Often I am told that the reason most films to hit the box office are flops is that the market now is tailored towards an international audience. This might be so, but the question that I have is, "Why...
Jose Gabriel3 months ago
The McGuffin Problem
We’ve all heard of it before, the plot device, the McGuffin, or the Deux Ex Machina. It’s that one story element that the protagonists are searching for, trying to activate, kill for, or even destroy....
Roman Arbisi4 months ago
We Should Take the Golden Globes Seriously
Sunday’s 76th Golden Globes had one of the most interesting slate of winners yet. Between Alfonso Cuaron’s win as Best Director for Roma, Olivia Colman’s big win as Best Actress in The Favourite, and ...
Kacie Turton4 months ago
Hollywood's Most Easily Avoidable Mistake
Dear Vocal Readers, Oh, Hollywood, one of the most unoriginal things in today's society. Not only has Hollywood failed us when it comes to creating new and exciting content, but it also screws up the ...
Andrew Harris4 months ago
A Modern Marvel
2008's Iron Man was an incredible surprise to those who saw a failing Marvel Studios whose assets had been scattered make this dark horse of a superhero film that was entirely character centric. It wa...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
Juggernaut for Good
The mystery and intrigue dripping from the screen is what is at the crux of the Amazon Video series Homecoming. Based on the podcast by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz, the show is an eerie, slightly...
M.R. Starling5 months ago
Hey Broadway, Are We Running Out of Ideas?
There is an undeniable trend happening in the Broadway world right now. If you’ve seen a critically acclaimed movie recently, chances are you’ll see it again on the Broadway stage. This trend started ...
Logan M. Snyder5 months ago
The Streaming Choice
Cable is no longer relevant. Thanks, largely to younger viewers choosing instead to stream their shows. This allows them to choose what they want to watch, when they want to watch it, and they can eve...
Indie Films Dee5 months ago
Why You Should Support Independent Film
Whether you're a cinema-goer, a film critic, or you're working on your own independent project, it is highly important to invest in independent cinema. Here are the reasons why.