HONEST TRAILER – Blair Witch Project

The folks at Honest Trailers definitely don’t play kind when it comes to the movie that wound up basically birthing the genre we now know as Found Footage. In particular, the parody isn’t too happy with the notorious shaky cam, as well as the fact that not a whole lot of stuff actually happens during the 80 runtime — with most of the film basically … Continue reading HONEST TRAILER – Blair Witch Project

CLICHE MOVIE HACKER FIGHTS

Sometimes movies and TV shows depict computer hacking with some accuracy, like the dull coding grind and the subtle social engineering in Mr. Robot, but nearly all movies and TV shows depict hacking using the same tired tropes. House Of Cards — despite consulting with a real hacker — still featured an on-screen hacker played by Jimmi Simpson (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia) who had … Continue reading CLICHE MOVIE HACKER FIGHTS

10 EXAMPLES OF EXTREMELY BAD CGI IN MOVIES

So you would think that in the 20th Century we won’t still be struggling to get smart, well done CGI in our movies but alas… we are not so lucky… “On any given set there are a thousand different things for the cast and crew to keep in mind in order to prevent continuity errors and other mistakes, so it’s no wonder that some things slip … Continue reading 10 EXAMPLES OF EXTREMELY BAD CGI IN MOVIES

THE REVENANT AS AN 8-BIT VIDEO GAME

CineFix has given us another goodie with an 8-bit representation of The Revenant….and yes it does contain that famous fight with the bear…and yes it is just as cool!!! The survival story takes on new life in this ’80s arcade game and NES-inspired action, and we dare say the popular scene from the movie where Leo battles a bear is equally as awesome in this 8-bit recreation The … Continue reading THE REVENANT AS AN 8-BIT VIDEO GAME

INDEPENDENCE DAY AND PACIFIC RIM ARE THE SAME MOVIE

Couch Tomato has released another interesting comparison video that breaks down 24 reasons why Independence Day and Pacific Rim are the same film. The video essay offers us a side by side comparison of each movie as they drive the point home and they do a great job at it. To check out their first video, which points out how Zootopia and The Amazing Spider-Man … Continue reading INDEPENDENCE DAY AND PACIFIC RIM ARE THE SAME MOVIE

HOW MUCH DOES EVERYONE GET, WORKING ON A BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE?

You made it! You’re in a movie! You’re a superstar! Not quite. Vanity Fairmade this clever credits sequence showing how much people working on a film with a $200 million budget would get paid, and it’s pretty revealing. If you’re the lead actor or the director, sure, you’ll do fantastically well. Even if you’re the production designer or handle the special effects make-up, you’ll be … Continue reading HOW MUCH DOES EVERYONE GET, WORKING ON A BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE?

RYDACOM AMAZINGLY COOL 360° SHORT – Help

Found this on GeekTyrant and it was too good not to share: I’ve got an awesomely entertaining short film for you to play with today called Help. It tells the fun and crazy story of an alien who crash lands in Los Angeles during a meteor shower and wrecks havoc on the city. The short was directed by Fast and Furious director Justin Lin. One of the coolest … Continue reading RYDACOM AMAZINGLY COOL 360° SHORT – Help

RYDACOM COOL SHORT – A Social Life

Reality isn’t real anymore but a highly curated photo feed of who we want to pretend to be. Everybody lies. We can’t help it. We exaggerate details to seem more fun, we highlight specifics to get more sympathy, and we fish for other people’s reactions to make us feel better. And with the social media handcuff we lock onto ourselves everyday with our phone addiction, … Continue reading RYDACOM COOL SHORT – A Social Life