It may seem like movie essayist Now You See It has run out of ideas. But his analysis of how milk is used in movies is actually insightful. When used well, milk can become an extension of a character, set the tone or signify a transformation.
Vox spoke with effects artist Todd A. Marks about the work that goes into showing computers and devices in movies. Marks and his colleagues don’t just make fake websites or programs – they often shoot their own scenes, scrounge for old tech, and secure licenses.
Screen Junkies takes on the The Empire Strikes Back of movie sequels. Don’t worry – they didn’t find much to complain about Star Wars’ greatest episode. Except for the incest vibes. And Yoda’s weak-ass training routine. And Boba Fett’s screen time. And Luke’s IQ.
YouTuber Sleepy Skunk presents their much-awaited movie trailer mashup. Trailers are getting better and better at making a movie seem leagues better than it really is, but this video reminds us that 2016 did have its share of great films, especially animated ones.
Screen Junkies immolates one of the most disappointing movies of the year. Watch as they hilariously comment on its incredibly apt title, expose the script written for people with short term memory loss, and come up with the best name for Jared Leto’s joke of a performance.
(PG-13) From Horrible Bosses, King of Kong and The Goldbergs director Seth Gordon comes a Seth Rogen-style comedy masquerading as a Baywatch reboot. Considering no one asked for it, this is probably the best outcome. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario.
(PG-13: Language, Gore) James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, Super) wrote and produced this thriller which has a pretty insane premise – employees are locked down in their office and instructed that they must kill three co-workers, or the company will kill six others.