Posts tagged film

In this 1979 camera test for The Muppet Movie: Fozzie gives a comedy show to real cows, Miss Piggy pressures Kermit to buy a house they can’t afford, and Kermit and Fozzie debate the merits of muppet existentialism.

George Lucas explains the origin and evolution of the lightsaber in this 2004 featurette.

Watch how Wes Anderson uses the “Centered” shots to to make powerful visuals for his films.

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RIP Hal Douglas, the movie trailer voiceover artist who lived “in a world” he helped create for moviegoers.

How the “Building Block,” that blurb on the bottom of movie posters and sometime featured in movie trails and advertising, is assembled combining design elements with carefully crafted legal negotiations for credits.

How the “Building Block,” that blurb on the bottom of movie posters and sometime featured in movie trails and advertising, is assembled combining design elements with carefully crafted legal negotiations for credits.

100 famous movie quotes illustrated in one infographic for the American Film Institute

100 famous movie quotes illustrated in one infographic for the American Film Institute

The first ad for Muppets Most Wanted brilliantly skewers internet commenter culture (and film criticism)

Reasons I would watch a movie you’re recommending…

Reasons I would watch a movie you’re recommending…

The Love Actually Wars
via theatlantic:



At The Atlantic, there has been a recent debate on the film Love Actually. The 2003 Christmas-themed romantic comedy has drawn two camps: those who love it and those who find it to be awful. After an argument that the film is the least romantic movie of all time, we’ve put up defenses and critiques. It’s a debate that’s spread beyond The Atlantic, and even spawned a hashtag on Twitter: #LoveActuallyWars.
So, where do you stand on Love Actually? Are you a die hard fan of it? Is it a film that you never want to watch again? Or do you just find it average?
[Image: Universal]

The Love Actually Wars

via theatlantic:

At The Atlantic, there has been a recent debate on the film Love Actually. The 2003 Christmas-themed romantic comedy has drawn two camps: those who love it and those who find it to be awful. After an argument that the film is the least romantic movie of all time, we’ve put up defenses and critiques. It’s a debate that’s spread beyond The Atlantic, and even spawned a hashtag on Twitter: #LoveActuallyWars.

So, where do you stand on Love Actually? Are you a die hard fan of it? Is it a film that you never want to watch again? Or do you just find it average?

[Image: Universal]

Infographic: How to win an Academy Award in acting

Infographic: How to win an Academy Award in acting