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 ...
This week, we turn our attention to the funniest political videos of the year, made exclusively for the web.
With movie prices being what they are, and the fact that they charge the equivalent of what a family could live on for a week for popcorn and candy, you can't just decide on a whim to catch a flick anymore. You need to do some serious research before you head to the theatre these days.
Come with me, kiddies, down to my dungeon of cinematic despair. There's something here for every palate.
Charlie St. Cloud might have been more entertaining if the studio had not shown us every plot element in the trailer. This latest trend of tell-all trailers is one Hollywood's worst ideas.
I conceived a film driven by fear and ended up with one grounded in faith. And, as the wise men like to say, it has made all the difference.