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The World's End

In these dog days of summer, Hollywood usually does its worst (I'm talking about you <i>The Mortal Instruments</i>). To my surprise, a diamond has emerged …

Elementary

The opening title sequence for CBS’ updated Sherlock Holmes series <i>Elementary</i> reflects the show’s contemporary take on a classic character. Prologue …

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Concept Art Depicts Klingons and Spacesuits – /Film

Memories seem to get shorter during the summer movie season. Even if we’ve been following a blockbuster for years, the instant it opens, we’re on to …

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Teaser Poster; Trailer Out Tuesday – /Film

Warner Bros is opening their biggest movie of the year this week, which opens the door to start promoting the second biggest. The first trailer for</b> …

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

The story of controversial figures like Julian Assange and Bradley Manning seems an easy one to tell. Egomaniacal hackers, stolen top secret …

Watch Oliver Stone's Masterclass on His Process and the Role of Violence in His Films

Oliver Stone is a polarizing figure in cinema, to say the least. From <i>Platoon</i> to <i>Wall Street</i> and <i>Natural Born Killers</i>, the iconic director has developed …

Studio Ghibli Documentary 'The Kingdom of Dreams & Madness' Looks Behind the Scenes of Hayao Miyazaki's Workplace – /Film

The best way to learn about Japan’s famed animation house <b>Studio Ghibli</b> is simply to watch Ghibli’s films, especially those made by co-founder <b>Hayao</b> …

Tarantino on His Influences: If You Love Cinema You Can't Help but Make a Good Movie

Written on the 2nd page of the screenplay for <i>Reservoir Dogs</i> is a list of names -- Timothy Carey, Jean-Luc Godard, and John Woo to name a few. These …

Watch This Documentary on the Camera That Changed Filmmaking Forever

"Moving pictures" have been around in one shape or another since as early as 900BC. However, the more contemporary forms (after Muybridge's …

Five Ways Pacific Rim Succeeds Where Other Summer Blockbusters Have Failed – /Film

I’ll be the first to admit it: the summer movie season is starting to wear on me. Every week, it feels like we’re subject to another mindless big …

Film Interview: Guillermo del Toro Talks 'Pacific Rim', 'Haunted Mansion' and More – /Film

<b>Pacific Rim</b> is awesome. I’ve seen it two times already on the big screen, and I plan to pay to see it a third time this weekend. I highly recommend …

Watch This Documentary on the Director That Made Blood Beautiful: Dario Argento

I've loved horror films ever since I was a kid. I grew up on 80s slashers, zombie flicks, and supernatural demon movies, like <i>Demons</i> and <i>Demons 2</i>, both …

David Fincher Offers 'Gone Girl' Lead to Ben Affleck – /Film

Just this morning there were gossip rag reports about <b>Ben Affleck</b> having a meeting with <b>David Fincher</b>, and here’s the result: the director has offered …

Watch: 'Father of Independent Cinema' John Cassavetes Shares His Philosophy on Film

John Cassavetes started his career as an actor, most notably in <i>Rosemary's Baby,</i> but ended up becoming one of the catalysts for independent filmmaking …