Inspired by the Criterion Collection’s ongoing video series “Three Reasons,” here’s our Three Reasons for Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy.
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When Ridley Scott does sci-fi, well… suffice to say that this is my most looked-forward to film for 2012. Here’s the debut trailer for Prometheus.
The all-new trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, featuring an all too familiar cave-dwelling, jewelry-fascinated Serkisian motion capture character.
The official trailer for The Dark Knight Rises: Catwoman is part of the 99%, Bane gets a voice, and the Skyrim trailer chanters return.
In celebration of my lengthy (and I emphasize, 4000+ words) film criticism of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, I’d like to present Harry Potter - A Look Back, a video montage of all the Harry Potter films presented in epic fashion. Pay particular attention to the Order of the Phoenix segment, probably the most adrenaline-pumping part of the video. As for my comprehensive list of film essays (including one for each Harry Potter title), see the archive.
Lo and behold, Charlie Chaplin’s first ever talkie finds himself in one of THE quintessential monologues of all time. A stirring declaration of mutual coexistence, peace, and individuality, Chaplin denounces Hitler, Nazism, Fascism, and the totalitarian regimes that would define later years long before the United States even had the guts to do so - in 1940. And without further ado, here’s Great Acting Performances [volume 2] - Charlie Chaplin.
To those interested in more, here’s another version of the speech interspersed with various images of nature/current events for an even more awe-inspiring moment.
Debut trailer for Grand Theft Auto V. Looks like we’re returning to a completely restructured and exquisitely artistic rendition of Los Santos and Vinewood…
THE TRAILER ARRIVES.
(also Nine Inch Nails as the backing music!)
The extended trailer for David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.