The Rumour Mill Launch IndiGoGo Campaign

The award winning team behind new animation, The Rumour Mill, have launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise £10,000 for their captivating film about energy. The film is an accessible and unique stop-frame animated short that will ignite public interest in a debate around the future of energy. This is a subject that has become a…

The Significance of Haircuts

Originally posted on Gwen C. Katz:
For most of us, a haircut is a periodic necessity, but in fiction, haircuts only happen to make a statement. Being an appearance-related story element, the use and connotations of fictional haircuts are fraught with complex gendered implications. A character getting a haircut sends a message, and that message…

Film Editor Pavel Khanyutin Cuts to the Heart of the Matter

Originally posted on internationalfilmreview:
The film editor is one of cinema’s true behind the scenes wizards, one who can escalate the intensity of any sequence, deftly manipulating the action and emotion in a way few other production contributors—whether writer, actor or director—are as readily able to match. Russian editor and visual effects supervisor Pavel Khanyutin,…

10 Things You Didnt Know About Independence Day

Originally posted on So Fetch:
Independence Day Resurgence is just around the corner, so I thought we’d take a moment and look back at some trivia concerning the first Independence Day. By Robert Graves Without further ado, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Independence Day! 1) Director Roland Emmerich is a modern…

Looking back: Independence Day then and now

Originally posted on Live By Proxy:
What happens when you take an American flag, coat it in a thin veneer of the 1990s “attitude” and then mount it to a fucking fighter jet ? A shitty opening joke? Perhaps, but if you would like a better way to sum up the 1996 sci-fi action classic…

Anton Yelchin 1989 – 2016

In my estimation, when we get to New Years Eve and the news airs the celebrities who died this year segment, it might be significantly longer than any both in some years and probably would not be surpassed for many years to come. It seems that after the passings of Lemmy, David Bowie, Chyna, Guy…

The Effect of the Shared Universe Model

Originally posted on The Film Editorial:
So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you might have noticed that sequels/spin-offs/reboots/prequels/requels/whatever else have been coming out at an insanely rapid pace over the last few years. Due to this, geeks around the globe rejoice because of how much content we get to enjoy. Then there are…

Horror Cinema Over the Years

Originally posted on alyssagrimley:
I’ll be the first to brand myself a weenie when it comes to spooky stuff, but relatively recently, I’ve become more fascinated with the horror genre. I think it’s the psychological aspect of it that intrigues me. Why do we fear what we fear? What part of what scares us is…

The Future of Horror Part II: The Demon Nun film!

Originally posted on The Graveyard Machine:
THE DEMON NUN FROM THE CONJURING 2 IS GETTING A SOLO FILM! I love being right when being right means I am right about something amazing! That something amazing broke earlier today when Hollywood Reporter announced that James Wan and Peter Safran will be producing a Demon Nun spinoff!…

10 Things I Hate About: Film

Originally posted on Laidig's Broadway:
Prepare for a half-serious rendition that in no way address the actual problems facing film. There will be swears. 1. Vapid trailers. Usually apparent Oscar contenders. You know the ones, where you learn nothing but the title and who’s in it: “The Film. A tour de force, stunning, film…

“And the nominees are…”

Originally posted on 24 Masterpieces Per Second:
? I’ve been nominated for an award, for blogging! And here I thought I haven’t written nearly enough in the last few months to be considered a real blogger. However, it really means something to be nominated by bloggers you follow yourself. I was nominated by Film Music Central, who…

5 Best &5 Worst Movies of 2016 – So Far

Originally posted on Unusual Motion Pictures:
BEST OF 2016 SO FAR It’s almost half of the year behind our backs and it’s the right moment to reflect on what we’ve seen so far in 2016. This list is made of movies that were given the distribution in the cinemas in Poland. 5. El Clan The killer…

Character Analysis: Terence Fletcher

Originally posted on Let's Write, Shall We?:
“I was there to push people beyond what’s expected of them. I believe that’s an absolute necessity”. – Terence Fletcher Throughout life, you meet multiple individuals who somehow guide you to reach your goals. Whether it’s short term or long term goals, there’s always that one person…

Sunspring: a short film written by an algorithm

Originally posted on Sockrotation:
Sunspring Movie written by algorithm turns out to be hilarious and intense: Ars is excited to be hosting this online debut of Sunspring, a short science fiction film that’s not entirely what it seems. Benjamin is an LSTM recurrent neural network, a type of AI that is often used for text…

X-Men: Apocalypse does not suck… it’s just O.K.

Originally posted on Coffee and a Movie:
Since X-Men: Apocalypse was released in the U.K. it had been hit by a storm of bad reviews.  Scoring a disastrous 47% on Rotten Tomatoes, it is the second lowest rated X-Men film to date, just above X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which sits at 38%. You can probably blame the reviews for…

BEST and WORST Movie Adaptations

Originally posted on Energi:
Lately in the cinemas, there have been a lot of re-makes.  A lot of crappy movies.  A lot of bad acting, gag-worthy scripts, and lousy directing. But today, I want to talk about some good movies.  More specifically, good book-to-movie adaptations. Okay, okay…I just can’t help myself.  We’ll talk about some bad movies, too.…