Archive for category: Film

Great Star Wars Parodies and Spoofs

Film, Humor

Everybody with an ounce of nerd in them loves Star Wars (the original trilogy, not that turd Lucas dropped with the Prequels).  They say that imitation is the highest form of flattery (or copyright infringement), so with a recent run of Star Wars movies on TV I go to thinking about some of the best […]

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – Why Scott Shouldn’t Win

featured, Film, Humor

Hype is a funny thing.  Some things deserve hype – some don’t.  August 13th will show us the release of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World – a movie based on a highly successful graphic novel series that, to be honest, baffles the imagination if you’ve managed to make it past 25 years of age.  The […]

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5 Real Bank Heists That Inspired Movies

Film, News

There are a number of real life heists that inspired movies, from bank robberies to airplane hijackings and train robberies.  Some got away with the money, while others didn’t get away with anything. Boys in the Bank (1975) source: Wikipedia This 1975 movie was based on a heist at Chase Manhattan Bank on the 22nd […]

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Movie Trilogies That Don’t Completely Suck

Film

The movie industry is filled with trilogies that did good for two movies and then dropped the ball on the third time around. The Spider-Man, X-Men, Matrix, and Godfather trilogies easily spring to mind as film series that fell apart on the third time around. Does that mean that all trilogies are doomed to failure? […]

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Movie Roles Passed on by Actors

Celebrities, Fail, Film

We all know that with very few exceptions, the guy that ends up being cast in a movie role isn’t the only guy being looked at for the role. However, some rolls are so iconic, so associated with an actor that it’s hard to imagine somebody else having ever been considered for the role. Here […]

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Quentin vs Coen

Artwork, Film

So back in April, the Bold Hype Gallery in New York hosted a show featuring more than 100 artists that had done pieces inspired by the films of Quentin Tarantino and the Coen Brothers. While that show is now come and gone, thanks to the magic of the internet, you can still see some of […]

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Short Film: Out of Time by Seraph Films

featured, Film

Seraph Films is an up-and-coming, independent film studio founded by director and producer Gene Blalock that focuses on making high quality, character-driven projects for television, film, and new media. This is their short film Out of Time that brings about memories of great Twilight Zone episodes. Give it a watch, and let us know what […]

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Harry Potter vs Voldemort

Artwork, Books, Film, Humor

The new Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows premiers this Friday, and with that mind, an artist friend of ours from our sister site, Bizarre Bytes, put together this little Harry Potter comic to illustrate how the Harry Potter universe probably could have been paired down to a single book. (Check out […]

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Harry Potter Pillows

Books, Film

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you and say that I’ve read all the Harry Potter books or seen all the movies (though I have seen most of them and they are entertaining). However, as I do understand the appeal of both, I can also understand how fans have created a demand […]

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4 Abusive Hollywood Business Practices That Would Get A CEO Frog Marched on CNN

Celebrities, featured, Film

Everyone loves a good villain. And in the movies these days, more often than not the villain is a Big Business CEO. In the film Syriana, for example, the bad guy was not a group of terrorists or an enemy country. It was Big Oil that was trying to manipulate oil prices with terrorism, wars […]

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