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The Meyerowitz Stories (Teaser)

The Meyerowitz Stories (Teaser)

From Noah Baumbach (Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) comes a film about fathers and sons. Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman star in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama hailed as “the best Netflix original film to date.” Drops 10/13/17.

How to Make a Blockbuster Trailer

How to Make a Blockbuster Trailer

Movie trailer these days are so ridiculously formulaic. We’d love to see them handed over to the guys who make title sequences instead. In the meantime, we’re all equally qualified to make trailers, thanks to this easy to follow instructional parody from Auralnauts.

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The Death of Stalin (Trailer)

The Death of Stalin (Trailer)

(PG-13) Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Jason Isaacs, and Rupert Friend star in this satire from Veep creator Armando Iannucci. Based on the graphic novel, The Death of Stalin is about the grim but comical power struggle that erupted following the Soviet leader’s death in 1953.

How IMAX Film Projectors Work

How IMAX Film Projectors Work

Watching movies in a true IMAX theater can be an overwhelmingly amazing experience. Projectionist John Ruddock shows us that preparing the expensive equipment can also be intense. There’s a surprising amount of manual setup involved in playing a 70mm IMAX film.

Brilliant Western Films

Brilliant Western Films

Before Master Chief, before Superman, there was the cowboy. CineFix presents its picks for the best Western films of all time. You probably won’t agree with the list, but it’s a great reminder of the genre’s timeless relevance and appeal.

Mother! (Trailer)

Mother! (Trailer)

Jennifer Lawrence plays a content wife whose life takes a horrifying turn when an older couple moves in with her and her husband. That’s just about all we know about Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film, but the trailer has us very intrigued. And very creeped out.

Reasons to Use POV Shots

Reasons to Use POV Shots

“The more removed the point of view is from our own, the more fascinating it is.” ScreenPrism enumerates the different meanings or purposes of the point of view shot. It can both reveal and conceal, excite and horrify, and empower and constrict.

The Wiseguy Behind Goodfellas

The Wiseguy Behind Goodfellas

…or rather, the wiseguys behind Goodfellas. The Film Theorists share trivia not only about the real Henry Hill – the mobster that Ray Liotta portrayed in the film – but also how the other actors were cast, and how they sought inspiration for their roles.

Marjorie Prime (Trailer)

Marjorie Prime (Trailer)

“She’s nicer to that thing than she is to me.” In this drama set in the future, Jon Hamm stars as an inquisitive hologram of Walter, an old woman’s late husband. Day by day, he learns to be more like Walter. Or rather, the Walter that his wife remembers. Premieres 8/18/17.

IT (Trailer 2)

IT (Trailer 2)

Our latest peek at the remake of IT isn’t shy about showing Pennywise, as well as the terrifying the things that await The Losers Club, the foolishly brave kids who want to take him on. Man, we regret watching that with headphones on.

Brad’s Status (Trailer)

Brad’s Status (Trailer)

“Oh that’s right you have your little thing. Oh a that is a cool thing that you’ve got. That is good stuff.” Ben Stiller plays a dad who goes on a tour with his son to scout colleges. He meets his more successful colleagues and starts having a mid-life crisis. Premieres 9/15/17.

The Snowman (Trailer)

The Snowman (Trailer)

An elite detective goes up against a serial killer called the Snowman, who strikes only on the first day of snow and marks his crime scenes with snowmen. Michael Fassbender, J.K. Simmons and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in this adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s novel.

Justice League (Trailer 2)

Justice League (Trailer 2)

Wonder Woman leads the charge, the Flash is too young for this sh*t and Aquaman does the Bryce Harper move in our latest look at Zack Snyder’s Justice League. We’re not sure why they still look up to Superman after Dawn of Justice though.

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Thor: Ragnarok (Trailer)

Thor: Ragnarok (Trailer)

“What were you the god of again?” Thor, the Hulk and another familiar face must team up to stop Hela, the goddess of death, from destroying all of Asgard. At least they got snazzy haircuts before all hell breaks loose.

Bright (Trailer)

Bright (Trailer)

“We’re not in a prophecy. We’re in a stolen Toyota Corolla.” Netflix’s upcoming exclusive movie is set in an alternate present in which humans share the world with fairies, elves and other fantasy creatures. Starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. Premieres 12/22/17.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Trailer 2)

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Trailer 2)

“Manners. Maketh. Man.” The latest trailer for the Kingsman sequel teases even more action and gizmos, like a high tech lasso and a suitcase grenade launcher. Fox also released a short cartoon showing Archer invading the Kingsman office.

The Art of Mondo

The Art of Mondo

Mondo’s upcoming art book is a back catalog of its highly sought-after movie posters. The book includes prints of Olly Moss’ posters for the Star Wars trilogy, Francesco Francavilla’s Clash of the Titans piece, Laurent Durieux’s subtle Jaws poster and many more.

The Shape of Water (Trailer)

The Shape of Water (Trailer)

From filmmaker Guillermo del Toro comes an original story about an unusual love. Set in 1963, The Shape of Water is about a mute cleaning lady who befriends an amphibious creature that’s being held captive by the government. Premieres 12/8/17.

Christopher Nolan’s Filmography

Christopher Nolan’s Filmography

ScreenPrism briefly analyzes Christopher Nolan’s diverse filmography. His movies are often morally ambiguous stories revolving around someone with multiple personas, but it seems he has taken a more positive turn beginning with Interstellar.

Alpha (Trailer)

Alpha (Trailer)

Set in Europe during the Ice Age roughly 20,000 years ago, Alpha is an epic adventure about the very first good boy. Both injured and left for dead, a young man and a wolf come to rely on each other and try to make their way back home before winter. Premieres 3/2/18.

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The Disaster Artist (Teaser)

The Disaster Artist (Teaser)

(PG-13: Language) James Franco stars and directs in this wellreceived comedy. It’s about Tommy Wiseau and his film The Room, a movie so bad that it broke the scale and has become a cult classic. Based on the eponymous memoir co-authored by The Room actor Greg Sestero.

A Wrinkle in Time (Teaser)

A Wrinkle in Time (Teaser)

“There is such a thing as a tesseract.” A girl and her new friends must confront evil itself to save her father in this adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic fantasy novel. Starring Oprah Winfrey, Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. Premieres 3/9/18.

Hidden Meaning in Clueless

Hidden Meaning in Clueless

(PG-13) Wisecrack’s Garyx Wormuloid looks back at an Earthling cult classic: Amy Heckerling’s sweet and smart teen movie Clueless. He enumerates Cher Horowitz’s epiphanies while poking fun at the movie’s heavy-handed foreshadowing.

Science Fiction of Social Fears

Science Fiction of Social Fears

“The human way is violence and death.” Like other excellent examples of fantasy and science fiction, the Planet of the Apes movies urge us to look inward. ScreenPrism points out how the franchise’s movies served as signs of their times.

Costume Design in Movies

Costume Design in Movies

Now You See It reminds us that the clothing of characters in movies are meticulously chosen or made, and not just in superhero or fantasy films. From blending in with the setting to reflecting a character’s story, costumes offer viewers many clues to better understand a film.

Brilliant Movie Crimes

Brilliant Movie Crimes

(PG-13, Gore) CineFix celebrates the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs by building a list around it. Watch them tick off their favorite movie crimes and its parts: the plan, the members, the getaway etc. And no, City on Fire is not in it.

Borg/McEnroe (Trailer)

Borg/McEnroe (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) Shia LeBeouf stars as tennis legend John McEnroe in this Swedish biographical drama about the famous rivalry between the outspoken and crafty McEnroe and the reclusive and athletic Björn Borg.

Telling a Story from the Inside Out

Telling a Story from the Inside Out

“The mysterious thing about telling stories is that it ends up changing you.” Lessons from the Screenplay relays how co-director Pete Docter and the rest of the story team for Inside Out got stuck in a rut, and how they eventually figured out how the movie would play out.

Check It (Trailer)

Check It (Trailer)

(PG-13) “Equality and Opportunity Worth the Fight.” Louis CK is hosting Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer’s documentary Check It on his site. The film is about the eponymous gang-turned-foundation that was created by gay African-American teens in Washington DC.

The Greatest Showman (Trailer)

The Greatest Showman (Trailer)

“…show business? I’ve never heard of it.” “‘Cause I just invented it.” Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum in this feel good musical inspired by the world famous circus founder. Also starring Michelle Williams, Zac Efron and Zendaya. Premieres 12/25/17.

Who’s Who in the Movie Credits

Who’s Who in the Movie Credits

Filmmaker IQ answers a ton of questions with this highly informative video that defines most of the roles that are listed in a movie’s credits. The video explains every position from producers to assistant directors to gaffers, key grips, ADR editors, and even crafties.

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