On Friday, the 88-second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted online and in theaters, immediately dividing fans over how pathetic their lives really are.
The story rushed headlong into all the hard questions revolving around love, death and what gives life meaning, but they were overlain with the pop culture vagaries that make everything and everyone seem shallow these days.
My favorite time to watch ski movies is in the late summer and fall. Why? Because it's been more than three months since my last ski turn, and it's going to be a few more months before my next ski turn.
What if movie trailers quoted YouTube comments instead of critics? YouTube comments can be some of the funniest "pieces of literature" on the inter...
Amy Gerhartz is the voice behind the moody snippets of the 1980 song "Fame" that were heard during the trailer for Anna Nicole, Lifetime Television's original movie about the late Playboy and Guess model Anna Nicole Smith.
So much of Beautiful Creatures is so unexpectedly terrific that it's almost a tragedy when the picture eventually falls victim to its own plot.
The trailer gives you a great idea of the scope of the film in terms of its action sequences, but you can also tell that this movie will be heavily focused on who Clark is as a character, and what his path to becoming Superman entails.
Based on a portion of Team of Rivals, by presidential historian Doris Kerns Goodwin, the movie is a well-documented telling of the passage of the 13th Amendment. It wasn't pretty!
Originally uploaded over 5 years ago, this viral video of baby Charlie biting his brother Jasper earned massive amounts of attention from Internet video and broadcast news outlets for its adorable and quirky brotherly spat.
The truth is, Dear White People really isn't about "white racism" or racism at all. As I see it racism is systemic and is inherently reflected in any honest story about life as a minority in this country. What my film is about however... is identity.
Trailers for movies make sense -- a visual medium for a visual product. If you aim to read a book, why do you need anything more than the synopsis of the book before you know whether you want to read it?
The movie trailer for Walter Salles' film adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel On The Road has just been released. It portends an extremely satisfying movie experience that literary fans have been anxiously awaiting for.
I'm sure you've heard by now about the woman who is suing Film District over what she felt was a misleading trailer for Drive. In honor of this relatively absurd lawsuit, let's take a stroll down memory lane and look at some classic examples of film-marketing misdirection.
Werner Herzog is one filmmaker who defies the trailer, the reviewer and whatever formula you want to put on him. When I walk into a Herzog movie I ...