Posts tagged "Beginners"

What Is Your Favorite Halloween Movie Party?

[Ed. Note: Jenny Nelson is a writer, student, and -- most importantly -- Videogum intern.] A lot of us use Halloween month (or “October”) as a time to watch SpoooOOoky movies, but for those of us (me) who saw a movie (The Ring) in our (my) early teenage years and journaled… More »

By: Jenny Nelson / October 31, 2013

Christopher Plummer Demands Actor Dog Recognition

I haven't seen The Artist yet, because I don't really want to, and I'm sure it's very good and that I would like it, but, I don't know, leave me alone about it, but one thing I do know about The Artist is that it features a wonderful dog who was the highlight of More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / January 23, 2012

Slaughterhouse 90210: Summer Movies

[Ed. note: Maris Kreizman has her own blog called Slaughterhouse 90210 that delightfully (DELIGHTFULLY!) pairs images from movies and TV with powerful quotes from contemporary and classic literature, and we are very excited to feature exclusive new work here! Ideally, if the technology existed, we would feature these as electronic postcards thatMore »

By: Maris Kreizman / July 11, 2011

Beginners Trailer, You Guys

It is the curse of our era that movies can't just be about stuff anymore. Even the simplest stories are gussied up with aesthetic gimmickry. I'm not talking about 3D, or Sam Worthington, either. I'm talking about hand-drawn titles, papercraft animation sequences, and freeze-frame images of dogs wearing football helmets. In some ways I think… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / January 28, 2011