Category: Film & TV

Here Are the 2018 Golden Globe Nominations

  It’s time to get ready to celebrate the best that 2017 had to offer when it comes to movies and television, which is why the Golden Globes have just announced their nominees for the 2018 awards. Hosted by Seth Meyers, you’ll be able to find out who all of the winners are when the big show airs on January 7, 2018,… Read more →

Harry Potter and the Politics of Hate

  Check out this intriguing video by Kaija Siirala (via Fandor) that breaks down how the Harry Potter series takes on “the politics of hate.”   A post shared by Rachael 🤚🏻👋🏻🤚🏻 (@dulciedoodles) on May 13, 2017 at 7:55am PDT   (photo via Warner Bros. Pictures) Read more →

Transparent’s Amy Landecker Is Julia Roberts’ Voice Double and Hearing Her Will Totally Freak You Out

  Here’s a funny fact: Sometimes when you’re hearing Julia Roberts talk in a movie, it’s not really her speaking at all. Wha?! Yep, it’s true. While dialogue occasionally needs to be altered or added after filming, the film‘s stars aren’t always available to make the minor changes. When that happens, a voice-over actor comes in to perform their mimicry mastery. For instance,… Read more →

Pixar Offers Free Online Lessons in Storytelling

  Along with being an expression of beliefs and emotions, art in all forms is a type of stroytelling. That’s why writers, visual artists, and filmmakers alike will want to check out Pixar’s FREE online storytelling course. The Art of Storytelling offers lessons from Pixar directors and story artists including Inside Out and Up director Pete Docter, Brave director Mark… Read more →

Here Are All of Trailers for the 2017 Best Picture Oscar Nominees

A post shared by The Academy (@theacademy) on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:27am PST   The 89th Academy Awards are coming up and if you haven’t had time to watch all of the movies nominated for Best Picture (or could just use a refresher), then check out the trailers for each of the films below.   Arrival   Fences  … Read more →

Hollywood vs. Real Life: How Realistic Are Romantic Comedies? [Infographic]

  How realistic are romantic comedies? Well, the fine folks over at Sapio Blog have put together an infographic to give us a glimpse at the facts.  After first breaking down common clichés in romantic comedies, they compared them to IRL occurrences to see how closely they match up. The result? “Big discrepancies.”     (photo via Sapio Blog, Warner Bros.) Read more →

David Bowie Was Almost In ‘The Lord Of The Rings’

  There’s no doubt that The Lord of the Rings film franchise was epic as it was, but having David Bowie in it may have actually made it beyond epic. And that’s exactly what almost happened back when the folks behind the scenes were in casting mode. Dominic Monaghan, who you’ll know as the hobbit Merry, confirmed the rumor for The… Read more →

Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg, and More Appear in The Simpsons Hip-Hop Episode

  The Simpsons have gone hip-hip with a Great Gatsby-themed episode that features Beyoncé, Snoop Dogg, Flavor Flav, and more. https://twitter.com/mattselman/status/820803568533766145?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw   Executive producer Matt Selman confirmed on Twitter that the episode will contain celebs like Spike Lee, Alcatrazzz, Drederick Tatum, George Clinton, Lucius Sweet, Dennis Rodman and Cornel West all partying at mansion of, er, “Jay G” along with RZA, Common, and Taraji P. Henson. Check out… Read more →

Here’s Why ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Almost NEVER Aired

  Back in 1965, the world first fell in love with the most pathetic little wilted evergreen tree and a stage-full of children dancing like they were possessed by the festive spirit in A Charlie Brown Christmas. While more than 15 million people watched Charlie, Snoopy and the gang search for the meaning of Christmas during its debut and though the… Read more →

Watch This Behind-the-Scenes Peek at Sherlock Season 4 and Get Ready For Its Return

  If Sherlock’s new (and totally intense) season 4 trailer got you completely pumped up for the series’ long-awaited January 1st return, then you’ll love this special behind-the-scenes video of the cast and crew’s first week back on set. Put together by co-creator Mark Gatiss (a.k.a. Mycroft Holmes), it shows all your faves — Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington and even Una Stubbs as Mrs.… Read more →

Seeing “Mad Max: Fury Road” Without Special Effects Is Totally Intense

  Mad Max: Fury Road was a full-on action-packed binge of special effects that helped to make the movie as awesome as it was. Without those special effects, though, or rather, before they were added, the raw footage was no less intense. Seriously, wow. Take a look for yourself in the behind-the-scenes clip below. (h/t io9, photo via Warner Bros. Pictures) Read more →

The New Suicide Squad Poster Art is Deadly

  The new Suicide Squad movie already has fans excited about the David Ayer’s-led adventure that won’t be released until August 5, 2016. But you can get a ferocious fix with these intense posters that were just released today. With the main poster including the full cast of characters, there are also matching posters which feature each individual member of the Suicide… Read more →

Princess Leia’s Famous Star Wars Bikini is For Sale

If you’ve ever had fantasies about Princess Leia in her iconic gold bikini, you’re not alone. When the fierce Empire-fighting Princess was enslaved by the evil Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi, fans everywhere crushed hard on the scantily-clad Leia. And now, you can own that very same bikini. But it’ll cost ya! The ostentatiously named Hollywood memorabilia… Read more →

Art from Marjan Buning

Born 1977, artist lives and works in Groningen, the Netherlands. Marjan Buning makes (large scale) installations containing drawings, photography and poetry. All put together to compose one work. She works on different projects at the same time such as: The Alien roadtrip photocomic series. Website     Read more →

Art from LaQuan Vincent

LaQuan Vincent was born in Queens, New York. He studied at the High School of Art & Design, and The Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York City. Majoring in Cartooning & Animation, Fine Arts and Illustration. Using abstract expression and comic-book pop art, His work that focuses on an approach to move internal feelings and mental moods. Using vibrant… Read more →

The Best, Most Pissed-Off Review of the Movie Pixels

Some movies you love and some you hate. Some you hate so much that you can barely put it into words. Luckily for us, MovieBob has no such problem. He reeeeeally hated the new movie Pixels and his review is the best spaz-out of a shitty movie that I’ve ever seen! Pixels may suck, but this critique of it is at… Read more →

Artist, Filmmaker, and Former MIT Professor Gets a Year in Prison for Bank Robbery He Called Performance Art

Performance art that (arguably) crosses the line is common enough and venturing into illegal territory is nothing new. However artist, filmmaker, and former MIT professor Joe Gibbons leapt right over that line and it has landed him firmly in jail. In his 2005 avant-garde movie “Confessions of a Sociopath,” the filmmaker and performance artist Joe Gibbons stares into the camera and announces… Read more →

Renoir Filmed Painting at Home (1915) [video]

Be sure to watch this rare 1915 footage of renowned impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, sitting in a chair occasionally painting, smoking, and talking to his companions. He looks to be just as much in his element as he might have been as a younger man, however, the difficulties of age are obvious and striking. You may never look at a… Read more →

Dance Art from Ania Catherine

Ania Catherine is a dance artist, choreographer, and creative movement director based in Los Angeles. She has over 19 years of training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, tap, and modern dance. She studied at several studios throughout the Southern California area as well as with the Joffrey Ballet through their Summer Intensive Program. Her dance education eventually led… Read more →