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YouTube - Twitter Movie Trailer:  Rated Awesome
If Hollywood can make an overly dramatic film about the early years of Facebook, why can't we make an overly dramatic movie about Twitter? Or at least the trailer to that movie! Check out the exclusive (parody) trailer for "The Twit Network" right here on Rated Awesome!
twitter  facebook  movies  hilarious 
august 2010 by tysone
Film - ‘Inception’ Criticism Raises Questions for Critics - NYTimes.com
IF I had to issue a one-sentence manifesto for film criticism, it would be this: Any movie worth seeing is worth arguing about, and any movie worth arguing about is worth seeing.
movies  quotes  criticism 
august 2010 by tysone
Exclusive: "Urbanized" Is the Third Film in Gary Hustwit's Design Trilogy | Co.Design
"I didn't know I would be making a film about cities when I made Helvetica but now when I watch it, it's so obvious."
helvetica  hustwit  movies  design 
july 2010 by tysone
Tim Siedell: A Review of Sex and the City 2 by Someone Who Doesn't Know Anything About It
First off, ladies, I get it. It's your Star Wars. The opening credits make your tummy tickle the same way the Star Wars theme, to this day, gives me a boner. I understand. A pair of expensive shoes worn by Carrie is just like a metallic bikini worn by Princess Leia.
june 2010 by tysone
I Watched 146 Minutes of Sex and the City 2 and All I Got Was This Religious Fundamentalism
"It is 146 minutes long... This is an entirely inappropriate length for what is essentially a home video of gay men playing with giant Barbie dolls."
movies  hbo 
may 2010 by tysone
An Interview with "Funny Games" Poster Designer Akiko Stehrenberger
Adrian Curry, at The Auteurs, interviews the designer behind one of 2009's more intriguing movie posters.
forsnd  illustration  artdirection  movies 
january 2010 by tysone
YouTube - Let's Enhance
"Got an image enhancer that can bitmap? With the right combination of algorithms... Enlarge the z-axis. Freeze and enhance."
compilation  movies 
december 2009 by tysone
Hollywood vs. New York « Goodie Bag
Four decades of celluloid New York annihilation distilled into one musical montage.
nyc  video  cinema  disaster  mashup  movies 
november 2009 by tysone
The Substance of Style, Pt 1 by Matt Zoller Seitz - Moving Image Source
This is the first in a five-part series of video essays analyzing the key influences on Wes Anderson’s style. Part 2 covers Martin Scorsese, Richard Lester, and Mike Nichols. Part 3 covers Hal Ashby. Part 4 covers J.D. Salinger. Part 5 will be posted on April 13.
wesanderson  movies  theory  design  film  history 
april 2009 by tysone
Mindfuck Movies by Matthew Baldwin - The Morning News
Some movies inform. Some movies entertain. And some pry open your skull and punch you in the brain. MATTHEW BALDWIN gathers up the films that have caused him to clutch his head and moan.
movies  review  towatch  list  entertainment 
february 2009 by tysone
Timeline twins, music and movies
"Listening to Michael Jackson's Thriller today is equivalent to listening to Elvis Presley's first album (1956) at the time of Thriller's release in 1982." Always amazed at the quantity/quality of kottke reader comments.
perception  history  music  culture  movies 
january 2009 by tysone
Manohla Dargis: The critic as movie killer | The Big Picture | Los Angeles Times
It's an open secret in indie Hollywood that no one wants Manohla Dargis to review their movie, fearing that the outspoken critic will tear their film limb from limb.
film  criticism  nytimes  movies 
december 2008 by tysone
Apple - Movie Trailers - JCVD
When the life of Jean-Claude Van Damme collides with the reality of a hold-up in Brussels, Belgium, suddenly the huge movie star turns into an ordinary guy, filled with fears, contradictions and hopes.
hilarious  trailer  towatch  movies 
october 2008 by tysone
Anatomy of a Scene: 'The Darjeeling Limited' - The New York Times
Wes Anderson, director of "The Darjeeling Limited," discusses how a scene from the movie was created.
wes_anderson  movies  nytimes 
september 2008 by tysone
Don LaFontaine, voice of movie trailers, dies - Los Angeles Times
As the originator of the movie trailer catch-phrase, "In a world where," LaFontaine dominated the voiceover industry. He made more than 5,000 trailers in his 33-year career while working for the top studios and television networks.
obit  movies 
september 2008 by tysone
Wall-E: An Homage to Mr. Jobs - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog
A call from [director Andrew] Stanton to Jobs in 2005 resulted in Johnny Ive, Apple’s behind-the-scenes design guru, driving across the San Francisco Bay to Pixar’s converted warehouse headquarters to spend a day consulting on the Eve prototype.
apple  pixar  movies 
june 2008 by tysone
Apple - Trailers - Up the Yangtze - Trailer
looks epic: n China, it is simply known as “The River.” But the Yangtze—and all of the life that surrounds it—is undergoing a truly astonishing transformation wrought by the largest hydroelectric project in history
trailer  movies 
may 2008 by tysone
Judd Apatow's crusade for full frontal male nudity - Los Angeles Times
"America fears the penis, and that's something I'm going to help them get over," Apatow is quoted as having said
funny  movies 
april 2008 by tysone
From hell | Features | guardian.co.uk Film
Six, to qualify as one of the worst movies ever made, a motion picture must induce a sense of dread in those who have seen it, a fear that they may one day be forced to watch the film again - and again - and again.
movies  guardian  review 
march 2008 by tysone
Addressing the didn't-see-'em factor
Movies are not supposed to be pills that you take to feel better. They're not travelling carnivals with elephants and jugglers. They're supposed to be aesthetic journeys and emotional hikes...
february 2008 by tysone

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