Truly hilarious video shows how Transformers ruins all movies

I laughed out loud and rolled on the floor and laughed my butt off so much at this video that shows how Transformers ruins our favorite movies. Movies you’ve seen before carries along normally and then... BOOM a Transformer comes to destroy everyone in the scene. The editing of this video is perfect, it shows movies… » 5/19/15 5:59pm 5/19/15 5:59pm

Hearing the sounds of Paul Thomas Anderson films is pretty interesting

I don’t immediately think of the sound when I think of Paul Thomas Anderson films because the cinematography of his films are so lovely to get lost in and his characters are so well crafted but after hearing Jacob T. Swinney’s edit of the sounds of PTA, I don’t think I can watch, er, listen to it the same again. » 5/19/15 3:42pm 5/19/15 3:42pm

Video: More recycled scenes from different Disney animation movies

Here are more recycled and reused scenes that Disney lifts from previous animation movies and then adds to its others movies. You can see how the same general movement and scene constructions are used but just with different characters across different movies. It’s both very revealing and endlessly interesting to… » 5/18/15 1:19pm 5/18/15 1:19pm

Video: The powerful final scenes of 33 different movies

Spoiler alert, I guess? Lorenzo Antico made this montage of the dramatic final scenes of 33 different movies. You should recognize a lot of them, as his selection seems to veer toward recent films like Birdman and Her, along with classics like Rocky and others. I almost feel like I watched the entire movie when I see… » 5/15/15 11:26am 5/15/15 11:26am

Every crazy thing you need to know about the Mad Max saga

Before you blow your eyeballs out by watching the moving fireball that will be Mad Max: Fury Road, catch up with 12 pretty interesting tidbits about the original Mad Max series. It’s truly impressive how spectacular and dangerous the stunts were in the first film given how tiny the budget was (only $350,000). » 5/14/15 11:32am 5/14/15 11:32am

The violent and bloody scenes of Quentin Tarantino movies

No one uses blood and gore and violence in movies like Quentin Tarantino does. Though it certainly drips and probably soaks through a lot of his movies, his scenes with blood can almost be balletic. Well, an excessive ballet, at least. Here’s a collection of some of the bloodiest scenes. NSFW and all that, naturally. » 5/14/15 9:08am 5/14/15 9:08am

Silly animation imagines if Fast and Furious 7's stunts were realistic

Some people think the Fast and Furious movie franchise is too ridiculous and dumb and filled with stunts that are even more realistic and dumb. Those people are so, so wrong. Because it really doesn’t matter how crazy it gets because it’s fun as hell to watch. You wouldn’t want to see the realistic version because… » 5/11/15 7:48pm 5/11/15 7:48pm

Fun video reveals the hidden Easter eggs in Pixar movies

Pixar movies are always fun to watch because of the characters and the stories and most of all, the personality that each film has. The storytellers and animators of Pixar love to leave little unique bread crumbs in each movie to give the die hard fans something to talk about. Here’s a fun video showing fun easter… » 5/11/15 6:24pm 5/11/15 6:24pm

Video: All the times Owen Wilson has said wow in movies

Owen Wilson basically plays the same guy in every single movie he’s in. If you’ve seen his shtick you know all his go to moves. Here is a video compilation of one of his favorites, saying wow at things. He either goes with breathless stunned wow or with an inflection that turns it into an upside down cat meow. » 5/11/15 3:18pm 5/11/15 3:18pm

Video: The history of the PG-13 rating and why the MPAA sucks

The Dissolve put together this neat animation that briefly looks at the history of the PG-13 rating, a rating that was invented after Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Gremlins was released. And in discussion of the rating, it reveals how backwards the MPAA can be when it comes to violence vs sex, love and… » 5/08/15 1:45pm 5/08/15 1:45pm

Video: How the poetry of beautiful films is in the details

The world view changing Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting takes a deep dive into the films of Lynne Ramsay, a director whose work I’m mostly unfamiliar with, and explains how the poetry of a film isn’t in the plot but in the details. Like with most of Zhou’s videos, I walked away learning something I never really… » 5/07/15 5:42pm 5/07/15 5:42pm

This Masterful Scene From Lord Of The Rings Gives Me Chills Every Time

Everyone has those special film scenes that just give you chills, no matter how many times you see them. For me, one such scene takes place in the first film of the Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Fellowship of the Ring. Here’s a video explaining why this one scene is so perfect. » 5/07/15 5:12pm 5/07/15 5:12pm

A chilling look at close-up shots in films by Jonathan Demme

Director of movies like The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and others, Jonathan Demme has mastered the use of the close-up shots. Pretty much every director of every film has put their camera right in front of their actors but Demme is able to bring out more emotion in the shot by creating his own style. » 5/05/15 10:19am 5/05/15 10:19am

10 of the craziest robot fights in movie history

Robots vs robots. Transformer vs Transformer. Terminator vs Terminator. Robot fights are awesome spectacles that are packed with blinding explosions and rumbling sound effects and unbelievable special effects that they’re perfect to watch in a big, loud and dark movie theater. Here are 10 of the craziest robot fights… » 5/04/15 4:31pm 5/04/15 4:31pm

Proof that all movie trailers are exactly the same

Movies use the same formula to make us want to watch them. We know this. They know this. And yet we all pretend it’s not happening because it’s really fun to pay 15 bucks to turn your brain off for two hours. This video stitching together similar scenes in movie trailers shows how it’s undeniably (and hilariously)… » 5/01/15 10:47am 5/01/15 10:47am

The complicated and neurotic characters of David O. Russell films

Movies made by David O. Russell are always interesting to watch because the he always works with the most phenomenal casts. Why is that? Because his movies are filled with the most interesting characters and that allows actors the freedom to just go nuts which lets us watch beautiful people do interesting things. Full… » 4/28/15 3:45pm 4/28/15 3:45pm