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Film short about disabled puppy wins hearts, 59 awards, job offers from Disney

This boy seems not unlike other boys — he plays video games, he gets annoyed when his mom gets in his way, and he's fascinated by a gift she gives him in a large cardboard box — but as we find out at the end of this video short, there's more to him than we initially believe.<p><b>Don't miss more of our</b> …

Walt Disney Company

Citizen Kane at 75: Read TIME's Original Review

On the night of May 1, 1941—exactly 75 years ago this weekend—the movie now hailed as one of the best ever premiered in New York City. That first …

New York City

Watch: Which Movies Have the Greatest Cinematography?

Over at Fandor Keyframe, Scout Tafoya muses about what makes a great cinematographer. “None of us seems to quite have the same definition of great …

Cinematography
Movies

Barack and Michelle Obama Are Two Adorable Young Lovebirds in Southside with You’s First Trailer

Watch them go on a not-date that’s totally a date.<p>Ah, first dates. They’re one of the few events that seem tailor-made for movies—laughably awkward at worst, usually, and enchantingly imbued with promise at best. But of course, <i>Southside with You</i> is not about a date—just ask <b>Tika Sumpter’s</b> Michelle …

Michelle Obama

Proof That "Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince" Had The Most Beautiful Cinematography

Cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel made this movie look truly incredible.

You're Not Prepared for This Video Exposing Everything Wrong With Star Wars: The Force Awakens

They have some good points...<p>The men and women who made the above 19-minute video ripping apart <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> are some truly brave individuals. Maybe they know exactly what they're getting into and are just trolling the legions of fans prepared to take up arms against many of these …

Star Wars

News

Remember Goyle from the Harry Potter Movies? Yeah, He’s an M.M.A. Fighter Now

One hundred percent fact.<p>Many alums of the <i>Harry Potter</i> movies have moved on to fascinating second acts. <b>Emma Watson</b> has become a U.N.-appointed champion for feminism, <b>Rupert Grint</b> bought an ice-cream truck and spent a few years reflecting on things before deciding this year to return to Hollywood,</b> …

How Traditional Storytelling Is Ruining Virtual Reality Film

Meet the filmmakers writing the trippy language of cinematic virtual reality.<p>I spent much of the past two weeks with a screen strapped to my face, watching filmmakers' best stabs at telling a story in virtual reality.<p>The cinematic VR showcased at the recent Tribeca Film Festival ran the gamut from …

Virtual Reality

Here's how the first movie about what it's like to be a woman on Wall Street got made

The financial world has been explored on the big screen from Gordon Gekko's greed in "Wall Street" to the housing market bust in "The Big Short," but a movie has never looked at this cutthroat world from a female perspective — until now.<p>For over two years, the movie "Equity" was the passion project …

Wall Street

At last, a film about the 80s that tells it like it was … without leg-warmers

Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! re-creates a 1980s adolescence that will seem alien to today’s teens<p>The ageing process may be gradual but the realisation that it is fully under way is like a large penny (or shilling, depending on your age) dropping with an unwelcome clang. One morning, …

Ronald Reagan

Dude explains why movies get the speed of sound wrong

If you’ve ever watched a sniper fire a rifle in a movie, you’ve probably seen a completely fictional version of physics.<p>As YouTuber Lindybeige …

Movies

Tom Hanks recounts what he learned from Kevin Bacon during Apollo 13

After debuting his new movie <i>A Hologram for the King,</i> Tom Hanks capped off his time at the Tribeca Film Festival by sitting down with John Oliver to …

4 Great Questions Raised By Movies Too Dumb To Answer Them

I love movies. I don't just love art-house movies or movies where someone learns to combine the discipline of ballet with the creativity of the …

Tom Hanks realized he had to do this one thing to go from comedy star to serious actor

Like most in Hollywood he started at the bottom. Beginning his career in the comedy realm with highlights like the TV show "Bosom Buddies" and later romantic comedies like "Splash," "Bachelor Party," and "The Money Pit" (to just name a few), he was building his stardom but not doing anything that …

Tom Hanks

I learned a huge lesson about productivity from watching a kids' movie with my family

You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage. Just literally 20 seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.<p>I've watched a lot of movies in my lifetime (and many featuring Matt Damon - I blame my wife!), but I've never forgotten that …

Productivity

The night Mark Twain brought Huck Finn alive

Twain was dazzling audiences on an 1895 American tour when his wife had great advice: Be serious and less funny<p>Livy had some choice advice for her husband, Mark Twain: Make it less funny. Give the audience a chance to catch its breath.<p>Never a champion of his vaudeville tendencies, she now wanted …

Literature

Tom Tykwer Says ‘A Hologram for the King’ Is a Sort-Of Sequel to ‘The Big Short’

Tom Tykwer Says 'A Hologram for the King' Is a Sort-Of Sequel to 'The Big Short'<p>For a filmmaker who has adapted a wide range of novels – from David …

15 Best Movie Stoners of All Time

From Cheech and Chong to the Dude, the pantheon of screen potheads<p>All screen stoners are not created equal: There are characters who take the …

These great movies that came out 15 years ago will make you feel really old

From "Harry Potter" to "The Lord of the Rings," fan bases were thrust into new cinematic worlds and would follow the series through their conclusions and beyond.<p>As these and other major movie touchstones celebrate their 15th anniversary, we look back at 20 such memorable titles that will make you …

Movies
Richard Linklater

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

Art