Oscars 2016

Anonymous Oscars 2016 voter reveals what he really thinks of top nominees

By on February 25, 2016 at 3:42 PM.

Anonymous Oscars 2016 voter reveals what he really thinks of top nominees

If you’re in the movie industry in any capacity, whether you’re a director, actor, special effects guru, or even a sound engineer, the biggest night of the  year is coming up this Sunday. In just a few days, the 88th annual Academy Awards – otherwise known as the Oscars – will take place in Hollywood and will be aired live on ABC beginning at 7 pm Eastern.

For movie fans, the Oscars provides the perfect opportunity to together with friends, order some food and casually complain about how the Academy has no idea what it’s doing. For individuals in Hollywood, however, the event can be a harrowing experience, in part because the process by which awards are given remains somewhat murky, complex, and unclear.

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10 Best Post-Credits Scenes

10 post-credits scenes from popular movies you might have missed

By on February 24, 2016 at 12:52 PM.

10 post-credits scenes from popular movies you might have missed

Ever since Nick Fury appeared in Tony Stark’s living room after the credits rolled in Iron Man, post-credits stingers have taken on a life of their own. Whether it’s a comic book movie, a comedy or a devastating drama, no one is quite ready to get out of their seat until they know they haven’t missed an extra scene tacked on at the end.

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10 Best Alternate Movie Endings

10 alternate endings that would have completely changed popular movies

By on February 17, 2016 at 2:21 PM.

10 alternate endings that would have completely changed popular movies

Have you ever finished watching a movie and thought, “that’s not how I expected that to end”? Well, every once in a while, it’s not how the director saw the movie ending either. Alternate endings are often the highlights of DVD extras, but sometimes there’s just no reason to include them. Thankfully, the endings live on through interviews and commentary tracks.

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Best Improvised Movie Scenes

10 memorable scenes from popular movies that were actually improvised

By on February 13, 2016 at 10:45 AM.

10 memorable scenes from popular movies that were actually improvised

Many of the best moments in cinema history were written and rewritten and rewritten again until the writers were convinced they were perfect. But despite the fact that writers spend weeks or even months fine-tuning their scripts, an actor can inject a scene with life through a simple improvised line.

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New Movie Trailers Feb. 12

15 new movie trailers you need to see this week

By on February 12, 2016 at 3:30 PM.

15 new movie trailers you need to see this week

It has been quite a week when it comes to new movie trailers. Sure, the fact that Super Bowl 50 aired last Sunday helped, as most studios came up with some interesting teasers for their upcoming movies. But we’ve got plenty of other new trailers for you to check out as well, so let’s start with all the trailers that were released after the big game. More →

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10 Ridiculous Movie Theories

10 ridiculous movie theories that are just crazy enough to make sense

By on February 11, 2016 at 10:25 AM.

10 ridiculous movie theories that are just crazy enough to make sense

When you sit down to watch a movie, you’re expected to suspend your disbelief for an hour or two and let the fictional world on the screen envelop you.

This isn’t a difficult task for a majority of moviegoers, but there are plenty of persnickety viewers that refuse to let a movie be a movie. Some of them even go so far as to invent wacky theories to explain the things that don’t add up. More →

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Funny Amazon Movie Reviews

Funniest Amazon movie reviews you’ve ever seen

By on February 10, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

Funniest Amazon movie reviews you’ve ever seen

If you’re looking for serious movie reviews, there are no shortage of places to turn to on the web. From Rotten Tomatoes to IMDB, trying to figure out if a movie is worth watching has never been easier. But if you’re in the mood for some hilariously slanted movie reviews that are more in the realm of funny than truthful, you’d be well advised to check out the Amazon Movie Reviews Twitter account. If you’re a fan of ridiculously funny Amazon product reviews, you’ll find a whole lot to like on the movie front.

Manned by Joe Grabinski, the aforementioned twitter feed, which now boasts more than 155,000 followers, has been discovering and posting snarky critiques and hilarious reviews of popular Hollywood movies for quite some time now. Over the past week, Grabinski’s Twitter account put out a number of new and hilarious reviews, so we figured it was a good time to take a look at some of Grabinski’s new gems while also looking back at some of his older classics.

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Funny Movie Title Video

If movies ended when someone said the title, they’d look like this

By on February 9, 2016 at 9:10 PM.

If movies ended when someone said the title, they’d look like this

Last week, an incredibly silly video made the rounds showing off what it would look like if movies ended the second one of the characters said the title of the movie. Having amassed over one million views, creator Chris Huebs decided to create a sequel this week, and against all odds, it might actually be funnier than the original. More →

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Batman v. Superman, Miles Ahead, Get a Job, and 6 other new trailers of the week

By on February 5, 2016 at 5:25 PM.

Batman v. Superman, Miles Ahead, Get a Job, and 6 other new trailers of the week

It’s been a busy week for movie trailers and we’re here to recap the biggest ones including Batman v. Superman, Zoolander 2, and the new Ice Age. Without further ado, here are some of the movie trailers you shouldn’t miss out on this week. More →

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Oscar Best Picture Winners

Oscar Best Picture winners: Which films should really have won according to Rotten Tomatoes?

By on February 5, 2016 at 2:12 PM.

Oscar Best Picture winners: Which films should really have won according to Rotten Tomatoes?

Later this month, the 2016 Oscars will take place amidst all the usual glitz, glamour, and red carpet revelry Hollywood is known for. Per usual, the main attraction at the Oscars will be the award for Best Picture.

This year, there are 8 films in the running, including The Big Short, The Martian, Bridge of Spies, The Revenant, Brooklyn, Room, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Spotlight. While we’ll have to wait until February 2016 to find out who wins, the film review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes has Brooklyn ranked as the top film of the year.

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Best Closing Shots Movie History

10 of the best closing shots in movie history

By on February 5, 2016 at 11:42 AM.

10 of the best closing shots in movie history

On Wednesday, we shared a video that showed us what it would be like if movies ended as soon as one of the characters said the title. It was genuinely funny, but it got us thinking — what are some of the best endings in movie history? Naturally, that led us straight to another YouTube video, this one from CineFix, focusing on the best closing shots ever filmed.

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What Would Happen If Movies Ended After Hearing The Title

Video shows what would happen if movies ended right after someone said the title

By on February 3, 2016 at 6:50 PM.

Video shows what would happen if movies ended right after someone said the title

Many times, movies feature their own titles somewhere in the dialogue. But what would these movies be like if they just stopped dead in their tracks a second after someone said the entire title out loud? A video posted by YouTuber Chris Huebs tries to answer this question by showing scenes from famous movies that cut right to the end credits after a character says the title. More →

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