Posts Tagged ‘reel’

REEL: An Old Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back Documentary

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I didn’t think it was possible that after 30 and some years people are still finding new stuff from Star Wars.  Today’s finding comes from Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. It’s a half-hour documentary that comes from a 1980 Dutch TV program (obviously). The Making of The Empire Strikes Back is

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Reel: Disney’s Oscar-nominated animated short, PAPERMAN

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First-time director John Kahrs (The Incredibles) has made a new Disney animated short called Paperman, and it’s beautiful.  It’s about love at first sight, who better than Disney?  Kahrs and his team merge hand-drawn animation with computer-generated techniques in the Oscar-nominated short that you can watch below. The story is set in mid-century New York

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Reel: 135 Shots That Will Restore Your Faith in Cinema

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The above shot is from The Third Man, it’s one of my favorite movies and features some truly beautiful cinematography by Robert Krasker.  You will see a shot from the movie in the supercut below. It’s a collection of 135 shots from 86 movies that were put together by a site and its comments section

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Reel: The Films of Christopher Nolan

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This weekend Christopher Nolan’s latest film The Dark Knight Rises will open to record breaking numbers and outstanding reviews.  It’s would make sense to take a look back at his previous work in a great montage.  Re-post!  (Original post November 29th,2011) Kees Van Dijkhuizen has another montage to share with us [see his other ‘films

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Reel: Seth MacFarlane is Ted

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If you want to see how Seth MacFarlane played a Teddy Bear in his upcoming movie Ted opening everywhere this weekend, check out the video below.  I’ll give you a  hint, it’s motion-capture.  I’m looking forward to his first feature film; you can see a red-band trailer we posted over here. Hit the jump to

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Reel: THE HOBBIT Production Video Blog #7

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Here is another production blog from The Hobbit via its Facebook page.  In this video we get a look at the Stone Street stages, production offices and composer Howard Shore flight details.  There are also some lucky people building weapons. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens in 3D on December 14th. The Hobbit: There and

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The Longest Blooper Reel In Muppet History

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The last we heard of The Muppets, the news was that Jason Segel isn’t going to be part of the sequel.  Cheer up, here’s “The Longest Blooper Reel in History”.  We get kermit, Miss Piggy and Amy Adams messing around and of course it’s pretty great. The film grossed $158M and a the sequel is

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Reel: The Ricky Gervais Show Season 3 – “They’re Back”

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The Ricky Gervais Show audiobooks have been developed into an animated TV series, which premiered on February 19, 2010, on HBO.  The Animated Podcast of The Ricky Gervais Show is an animated version of the popular podcasts of the same name. It features real audio from conversations between Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, and Karl Pilkington

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Reel: Amazing Raiders Documentary RAIDING THE LOST ARK

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Here is a comprehensive documentary about one of the best movies of all time, Raiders of the Lost Ark.  It includes interviews, rare behind the scenes footage, and photos put together and details with a commentary track that by the looks of things, gives the extras on the DVDs a run for their money. It’s

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