“Was there a point to this journey of mine? And how did bacon fit in?” When Bailey the dog passes away, he finds himself reincarnated as another dog, then another, and so on. His long adventure leads him to question the purpose of life. Theaters are about to be flooded with tears.
The opening moments of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV introduces the root of the conflict and Aaron Paul’s character Nyx Ulric, one of the elite soldiers in the magic-wielding kingdom of Lucis. Nyx and his fellow Kingsglaive are strong, but their enemies have machines and monsters.
YouTuber kaptainkristian praises the use of digital animation in Jurassic Park, one of the first movies to convincingly blend visual effects with live action. It found success not by relying solely on software, but by studying real animals and using physical puppets when necessary.
(PG-13: Language) A harrowing documentary about the conflict between Peru’s minorities and its government. In the early 2000s, Peru invited foreign companies to take advantage of the country’s natural resources, most of which lay in constitutionally-protected land.
“One shall stand, one shall fall.” Shout Factory will be releasing a remastered version of the 1986 classic Transformers: The Movie. The Blu-ray release contains both widescreen and full frame versions, as well as several behind-the-scenes docs, original trailers and more.
(SPOILERS) After discussing what American Beauty got right, Lessons from the Screenplay talks about what it nearly got wrong. The film’s screenplay contained passages that could not be conveyed onscreen, as well as nearly 20% of the film that was cut at the last minute.
Now You See It made an abridged history of the movie-making capital. Hollywood started as a rebellious albeit greedy movement, then devolved into a monopoly of studios. The rise of the internet and affordable equipment could finally put an end to the blockbuster factory.
Vitaly Mansky wanted to make a documentary about life in Pyongyang through the eyes of a young girl. But authorities’ constant interference turned it into an scripted satire – a more accurate representation of what Mansky was trying to capture anyway. Playdates here.
Lessons from the Screenplay examines Sam Mendes’ American Beauty. The movie echoes its central theme – finding one’s true self – by having all of the characters reflect its different manifestations. Then it uses dialogue to subtly flesh out these characters.