Movies & TV

  • ‘My Friend Dahmer': Jeffrey Dahmer Begins (Trailer)

    ‘My Friend Dahmer': Jeffrey Dahmer Begins (Trailer)

    This weekend was San Diego Comic-Con, which always brings with it a deluge of trailers, teasers, posters, and other promotional materials for the next year and change worth of pop culture stuff. I don’t think the new teaser for My Friend Dahmer is a part of that deluge, but it’s nevertheless fun to imagine a […]

  • Radio Flyer ‘Star Wars’ Landspeeder: You Know, for Jedi

    Radio Flyer ‘Star Wars’ Landspeeder: You Know, for Jedi

    When the original Star Wars movie came out, the Hollywood Toy Industrial Complex was still churning out cheap Planet of the Apes action figures, and was nowhere near its current size and power. That’s the only explanation I can come up with for why it’s taken 40 years for the Radio Flyer Star Wars Landspeeder […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ SDCC Trailer Drops (Video)

    ‘Ready Player One’ SDCC Trailer Drops (Video)

    Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel Ready Player One was a hit among 80s pop culture obsessed nostalgia hounds, and many were shocked when none other than Steven Spielberg signed on to direct the movie version. At San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, a teaser trailer for the movie was released, and it looks like an overload […]

  • ‘Bright': LA Cop Will Smith Gets an Orc for a Partner (Trailer)

    ‘Bright': LA Cop Will Smith Gets an Orc for a Partner (Trailer)

    It’s a premise that’s been behind many a cop movie in the last 50 years or so: Hardened cop is partnered with some unorthodox recruit to the force, and they both end up teaching each other unexpected lessons about law enforcement. That’s the hook behind the upcoming Netflix Will Smith vehicle Bright, only this time […]

  • Japanese ‘The Defenders’ Promo Narrated by Stan Lee (Video)

    Japanese ‘The Defenders’ Promo Narrated by Stan Lee (Video)

    I keep reading that Marvel Comics overlord Stan Lee is retiring from public life, and then I keep seeing footage of him at conventions and cameos in the movies and TV shows based on his creations. His latest work as Marvel’s official mascot is part of the proud tradition of celebrities doing weird commercials in […]

  • ‘You Know It’s a Christopher Nolan Film If…’ by ScreenPrism (Video)

    ‘You Know It’s a Christopher Nolan Film If…’ by ScreenPrism (Video)

    New from ScreenPrism is a video essay that combines a brief analysis of the favored themes and techniques of Christopher Nolan with the rhetorical tactic made famous by Jeffrey Foxworthy. It’s called You Know It’s a Christopher Nolan Film If… Fans of Nolan’s movies will probably enjoy seeing many of his recurring leitmotifs and thematic […]

  • ‘Leatherface': New ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Prequel Trailer (Video)

    ‘Leatherface': New ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Prequel Trailer (Video)

    Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (yes, the original title made “chainsaw” two words for some reason) has spawned an expansive franchise, with sequels, remakes, sequels to the remakes, and now a new prequel is gonna take it all back to the probably wonderful childhood of the man who also gives the movie its […]