Friday, March 30, 2012

Interview: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Press Conference

Last week, the crew of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter accepted questions from UK media sites for a live press conference, which can now be seen online.

Star Benjamin Walker, co-star Rufus Sewell, director Timur Bekmambetov, and author Seth Grahame-Smith talk about why the beloved US president makes such a strong film figure, the creation of Sewell's character Adam for the film, and Wanted director Bekmambetov's unique visual style - this time in 3D.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is in cinemas 2nd August - get the inside scoop now with the highlights from the chat below.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Interview: Terry Prachett

Highlights from Sir Terry Pratchett's presentation at Capclave 2011

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Webisode: Sync

The first installment in the ongoing webseries "Sync!" brought to you by Corridor Digital. Directed by Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer.

In the year 2025, mankind has created the first computerized human, and he is a bad ass. With hyper-intelligent computers comes the threat of machine self-awareness, however. DUN dun dunnnn!

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Video: Cinemetrics

Cinemetrics are visual representations of movies in which various film attributes including color, motion, and editing structure are compiled into a visual movie “fingerprint” (video). German grad student Frederic Brodbeck created the system for his graduation project. He is selling Cinemetrics posters.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Interview: Erik Bauersfeld

Erik Bauersfeld, 90 years old, performed the voices of Admiral Ackbar and Bib Fortuna in "Return of the Jedi." He's still never seen the original "Star Wars," and the recording was a very small job in his respected broadcasting career. But he has developed a nice relationship with fans of the series, returning their letters and refusing to charge money for autographs.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

TV Trailer: Geek & Sundry

The preview trailers have been released for Geek & Sundry, the indie geek culture channel we recently posted about here. To catch all the Geek & Sundry programming (launching on April 2, 2012), subscribe to the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel.

Short Film: 123Films

The Numbers in Film: Animations that quiz your movie knowledge. How many titles can you name?

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Trailer: Prometheus

In the distant future, two superpowers control Earth and fight each other for all the solar system's natural resources. When one side dispatches a team to a distant planet to terraform it for human colonization, the team discovers an indigenous race of bio-mechanoid killers.

Ridley Scott, director of 'Alien' and 'Blade Runner,' returns to the genre he helped define. With PROMETHEUS, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.

Release Date: June 8, 2012

Monday, March 5, 2012

Clip: Simpsons Game Of Thrones Opening

Simpsons nod to the Game Of Thrones' opening sequence.