Burton’s BATMAN Becomes 1940s Noir In Fan Trailer (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HqkdBjI6ew Reworking movies into trailers for different genres is what the internet does, but this one for Tim Burton's 1989 Batman is the best I've seen in awhile. As the "Time Warp" designation suggests, it doesn't transform the dark Keaton-Nicholson blockbuster into a different genre (like goofing it into the camp of the 1960s TV [...]

Fan Film Expands NEW HOPE’s Lightsaber Duel (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to2SMng4u1k George Lucas is infamous for constantly retooling and updating his Star Wars movies, not just the OT Special Editions but even the prequels for their blu-ray releases (such as replacing puppet Yoda in Phantom Menace with digital Yoda). Controversial though they may be (particularly since the changes aren't always effective), the notion isn't without [...]

Complete Panel Discussion For STAR WARS EPISODE IX (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w0g0Oq8flM Stephen Colbert hosts the panel discussion for Star Wars: Episode IX, held on April 12, 2019, at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. It includes director J. J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, and nearly the entire lead cast, capped off with the debut (and crowd reaction to) the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: [...]

ENDGAME Cast Opens Up In Half-Hour Roundtable Talk (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECdQ6OV-rkU&feature=youtu.be If you're an Avenger, perhaps the worst part about having survived the Infinity War dusting is that you now have to do all of these press junkets and interviews so as to maintain the illusion that all of those dusted actors aren't coming back. Uh huh. Well, the legion of diehard Marvel fans are [...]

Fan Trailer Re-Imagines FRESH PRINCE Into Modern Drama (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=WAfJpyBgcgA Now this is how you put yourself on the map. Kansas City filmmaker Morgan Cooper just released a fan-made trailer called Bel-Air, a modern, slick-yet-gritty dramatic re-imagining of the 1990s Will Smith sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. And that's all it is -- a fan-trailer -- meaning that it's not promoting an actual [...]

Force Strong In Saga-Expansive Trailer STAR WARS: ALWAYS (FILM FUN)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdoWJywrOuw If we're going to keep making new Star Wars movies, maybe Topher Grace should produce one of them. He certainly makes a case for it as co-editor of the best Star Wars fan edit I've ever seen. In five minutes, he and fellow editor Jeff Yorkes summarize the expanse of the 8-episode Skywalker saga [...]

My Predictions for THE 91st ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (AWARDS 2018)

Below are my predictions for the 2018 Academy Awards, in all 24 categories. The list has some commentary in the major categories, along with simple “Will Win” predictions and “Should Win” opinions for all categories. I also have "Should've Been Nominated" choices for the top half of the nominees, and to make those choices truly credible I add which of [...]

Pixar Sends Message With First Short PURL From New Animated Division (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=213&v=B6uuIHpFkuo Pixar's new endeavor makes two bold statements with its debut. The first is the endeavor itself: SparkShorts, a new animated division from the legendary studio that allows for (as they describe it in the video below) "indie filmmaking inside of Pixar." With a limited time and budget, animators within their team will be allowed [...]