Items tagged movies

How 2023 changed the summer blockbuster game

Will this year's hits and bombs change how studios approach the season?

Tags: movies, attitudes

UK crews in crisis as SAG-AFTRA strike thwarts production: “Is the UK industry really our own?”

How did the UK's legendary film industry come to depend on Hollywood for work? Just a few years ago they were churning out excellent TV series of their own.

Tags: uk, movies, business

Death Spiral of Hollywood Monopolies

Too big to fail? Not so fast. A showrunner's cautionary memo

Tags: internet, movies, business

Justine Bateman on the Destruction of the Film Business

Amid the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes, studio heads are scorching their own legacies, Justine Bateman writes.

Tags: movies, business, disaster

Barbie Answers Oppenheimer

No Spoilers, Other than Oppenheimer Does Indeed Invent the Atomic Bomb

Tags: movies, gender

Subtracting Homogeneity

for the sake of realism

Tags: books, movies, representation

The Long, Strange Story of How Indiana Jones Got His Hat

Film's most famous fedora—back on big screens now—has a blockbuster-worthy origin story.

Tags: movies, fashion

The IP Era’s Venture Capital Philosophy Has Poisoned Movies

Tags: movies, business

Maybe There’s a Better Way to Think About Adaptations

Tags: books, movies

Column: We can’t afford another writers’ strike. Not Hollywood, not L.A., not the country

Tags: america, movies, finance

Opinion: The awkward truth about the new ‘Avatar’ is far bigger than its bottom line

A poignant critique of the racism and imperialism on display in the highly-grossing franchise, that echoes my own thoughts from ten years ago.

Tags: movies, politics

Pourquoi les couleurs ont disparu au cinéma ?

Tags: movies, tech, culture

Looney Tunes Without Looney Tunes

Existential, Surreal, And Creepy Backgrounds

Tags: cool, movies

Every Batman Movie And The Real-World Fears They Highlight

Tags: movies, society

Blackbeard's No Kill Rule In Our Flag Means Death Might've Been Real

Despite his fearsome reputation, the real life Blackbeard had a surprising record of not killing his victims, which Our Flag Means Death explains.

Tags: movies, history

Netflix Lost $50 Billion in Value Overnight

Wall Street is freaking out about the streaming giant’s growth prospects

Tags: internet, movies, business

Here's Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten More Difficult To Understand (And Three Ways To Fix It)

There's just one problem with all those excuses: movies aren't real. That's kind of the whole point, the reason why we go in the first place. And as a director, you don't just make stuff for yourself, but for the audience too. Snotty brats.

Tags: movies, tech

The Eternals – Marvel consulted me to help superheroes chit chat in Babylonian

Tags: movies, language

The History of Whitewashing in Comic-to-Screen Adaptations

Tags: comics, movies, representation

Amazon Buys MGM, Studio Behind James Bond, for $8.45 Billion

Tags: movies, business

The X-Files and the Scully Effect — fake aliens, real-world phenomenon for women in STEM

Tags: movies, gender, science

The Inescapable Whiteness of AVATAR: THE LEGEND OF KORRA, and its Uncomfortable Implications

Tags: movies, racism

The Slow Death of Hollywood

Tags: movies, business

Shazam and Sekiro: Gatekeepers Die Twice

Tags: movies, games, fandom

Metro 2033 film has been cancelled because the scripter wanted to 'Americanize' it

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Dysfunction, Drama, and Diarrhea: The Making of ‘The Magnificent Seven’

The set of the 1960s Western was awash in toxic masculinity, fragile egos, and gastrointestinal distress

Tags: movies, attitudes

Peter Jackson Restored, Colorized 100 Hours of World War I Footage

Tags: movies, tech, history

Scarlett Johansson May Lead a Gamergate Movie

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10 Incredible Stories of Non-CGI Filmmaking

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Uganda’s Tarantino and his $200 action movies

Tags: africa, movies, business

Whinny and Bo

How can you have an animated cartoon without animators? Capitalism: dreaming of the same things since 1957.

Tags: vintage, movies

When Kermit met Yoda: The Muppets on set of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Tags: cool, movies

Lost Painting Found by Art Historian While Watching Stuart Little

Tags: movies, art, history

How Pinocchio set the standard for feature animation

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Artist Removes One Letter from Famous Movie Titles and Illustrates the Results

Tags: movies, art, humor

Takeshi Kitano criticises Japanese film industry

Tags: japan, movies

How They Made ‘The Flintstones’: 15 Unpublished Photos

Tags: movies, photos

Early Japanese Animations: The Origins of Anime (1917-1931)

Tags: japan, movies

After Reading This, You’ll Never Watch ‘Finding Nemo’ In the Same Way Again

Tags: cool, movies, animals, gender, science

Andrei Tarkovsky's Polaroids

Tags: movies, photos

Penury, swindlers and the American way: the capitalist legacy of superheroes

As a pay dispute threatens the superhero stranglehold on box office takings, it’s a timely reminder that these capitalist heroes have long trampled upon the artists who brought them to life, writes Laura Sneddon.

Tags: comics, movies, business

Why Everyone Films At The Same Damn New York Chinese Restaurant

Tags: movies, food, cities