Category: Movie talk

Drake Doremus Talks ‘Endings, Beginnings’ and Love at First Sight with Sebastian Stan

Since making waves in 2011 with his Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Like Crazy, filmmaker Drake Doremus has carved out a remarkable niche for himself in the American indie scene. He has a knack for

Comic Book Legend Stephen R. Bissette Wrote a 660 Page Book About Cronenberg’s ‘The Brood’

Movies are infections. Or, at least, the good ones are. They come in through your eyes, and root around in your brain; from there, they poison the bloodstream, seeping into every particle of your being.

Golf Finally Gets Interesting in Our Pick of the Week

Welcome to this week in home video! Pick of the Week Tin Cup [Warner Archive] What is it? A has-been gets a second chance at life and love. Why see it? Golf is a boring

Puppets, Prosthetics, and Bubblegum: How They Did The Chest Chomp Scene in ‘The Thing’

Welcome to How’d They Do That? — a bi-monthly column that unpacks moments of movie magic and celebrates the technical wizards who pulled them off. As far as gobsmacking creature effects are concerned, John Carpenter‘s The

Don’t Worry, ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Is Still The Best

There’s something to be said about messing with perfection, and it’s that only the team behind What We Do in the Shadows should be allowed to do it. Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clements’ 2014 New

Michael Shannon and the State of Small-town Sinners in ‘The Quarry’

The tortured man sees the light of day a fair amount. While the trope happens so often that the very thought of it inspires a plethora of stereotypical interpretations, there’s a reason we keep revisiting

The 20 Best Stoner Movies Ever

Cannabis isn’t the reefer madness your grandma made you believe! Welcome to Higher Education, a column that investigates – and destigmatizes – marijuana in movies. When you think of a stoner film, what comes to mind?

Watch ‘Trolls World Tour,’ Then Watch These Movies

This edition of Movies to Watch After… recognizes the direct and indirect cinematic roots of Trolls World Tour as we recommend fans go back and learn some film history, become more well-rounded viewers, and enjoy likeminded

Robert Stack Finally Solves a Mystery in ‘The Strange and Deadly Occurrence’

Welcome to 4:3 & Forgotten — a weekly column in which Kieran Fisher and I get to look back at TV terrors that scared adults (and the kids they let watch) across the limited airwaves of

A Guide to The Perfect Bong Joon-ho Marathon

After a monumental 2019, what more can really be said about th Cannes-, Golden Globe-, Critics Choice-, Writers Guild-, BAFTA-, Grand Bell-, and three-time (on his first try as a nominee!) Academy Award-winning director Bong