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A Treasure Trove Of Hollywood History On The Redesigned Oscars Website

Oscar fever is traditionally a seasonal affliction, but not anymore. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just redesigned its website and added a veritable goldmine of archival clips and pics from its gigantic permanent collection that goes way beyond the awards themselves.


The Trailer For Tomorrowland Is A Mysteriously Fun Ride

It seems kind of silly to me to make a movie based off of Disneyland’s Tomorrowland but hey, the same sort of idea worked out pretty well for Pirates of the Caribbean. And after seeing the very first teaser of the movie, the movie version of Tomorrowland looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun.


Honest Trailer For Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction Tears It To Shreds

The biggest sign that humanity has no chance of survival? That we’re all sheep with baa-d taste? That we should blast ourselves out of this planet and let dolphins take over as the dominant species? Transformers: Age of Extinction and how it made $US245,430,526 at the box office. Honest Trailers shows how horrible the movie truly was.


Original Star Wars Storyboards Show Iconic Scenes Before The Big Screen

Luke wasn’t always a Skywalker; the original title of A New Hope was The Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the ‘Journal of the Whills’. A signed early edition of that script is part of a super cool selection of Star Wars memorabilia up for auction, including storyboard sketches and concept art.


Frozen As An 8-Bit Video Game Is Super-Fun Because Of Its 8-Bit Songs

Video: What might be even cooler than seeing this 8-bit game version of Frozen is hearing 8-bit sounds beep and butcher all the songs that made Frozen so damn popular in the first place. Watch CineFix pull their 8-bit take on Frozen below.


Iconic Movie Posters Missing The People And Words Are Still Iconic

We all had movie posters on our walls in high school. Mine was for the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – no, I’m not ashamed — and when I close my eyes, I can still picture it. That incredible effect that makes a movie poster iconic is exactly what makes Film the Blanks so interesting.


How A Movie Sex Scene Actually Looks On The Set [NSFW]

Video: As you could imagine, all those sex scenes that look so hot on the big screen are actually quite awkward while filming. Check out this behind-the-scenes clip of Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson trying to get into it while they get sprayed with fake sweat on the set of Joe Carnahan’s movie Stretch.


The Art Of Zoom In Movies Summarised In One Cool Mashup

Video: Everyone, from classic movie directors to film school students, has used the zoom at some point to add some swagger to their films. This cool mashup collects some of the most famous zoom ins, zoom outs, dolly zooms, and basically anything zoom related in the movie history.


The Story Behind The Bonkers Logos In Idiocracy

If you look closely in Mike Judge’s under-appreciated (albeit slightly cruel) masterpiece, Idiocracy, you’ll notice countless little logos from the future. These are the handiwork of graphic designer and former advertising professional Ellen Lampl.


See Young Stephen Hawking In Love In New Theory Of Everything Trailer

You know Stephen Hawking as one of the smartest living people on the planet, but you may not know the story of his life before he was famous. Here’s the second trailer from the upcoming movieThe Theory of Everything, which tells his tale.


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