Posts filed under “Film”

St. Vincent starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy

St. Vincent

Category: Film, Weekend

Top 10 Improvised Scenes in Movie History

THE LIST Bridesmaids (2011) A lot of this movie was the talented comedic actresses in the cast going off book, but Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s “Air Marshall” exchange takes the cake. Apocalypse Now (1979) Marlon Brando’s performance as Col Kurtz was largely made up on the spot. And while we don’t endorse actors not…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Hitchcock’s Cameos. All of them.

From each of the following: The Lodger (1927), Easy Virtue (1928), Blackmail (1929), Murder! (1930), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), The 39 Steps (1935), Sabotage (1936), Young and Innocent (1937), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Rebecca (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941), Suspicion (1941), Saboteur (1942), Shadow of a Doubt (1943),…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Mad Max: Fury Road

Coming in 2015

Category: Film, Weekend

Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be.     THE LIST City…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Volkswagen Public Service Announcement:

VW demonstrates why you shouldn’t text and drive.     Volkswagen – Eyes on the road 25 million views and counting

Category: Film, Travel

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

Eye Ink: Hollywood FX Artist Creates Movie Eyeballs

Cristina Patterson paints on a teeny, tiny canvas, a contact lens. The Los Angeles-based artist has designed and hand-painted special-effect ocular looks for more than 300 films and television shows, including Angelina Jolie’s eyes in ‘Maleficent.’ Source: Bloomberg, June 23 2014

Category: Film

The Supposed and Filmed Locations of Fictional Places

Click for a bigger, more better graphic. Source: Wondernode

Category: Film, Media, Weekend

Most Lethal Actors of All Time, by # of On-Screen Kills

click for larger chart Source: Know More   Da vinner is Ah-nold by a mile . . .  

Category: Data Analysis, Film, Weekend