I came for the beaver, I stayed for the quantum theory. And then I came for the beaver again
Friday, 5 June 2020

Stanley Kubrick?s Rejected Monolith

quote [ The iconic Monolith from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey was originally not a mysterious black slab. The director wanted it to be transparent. To that end, Kubrick commissioned a local plastics firm, Stanley Plastics to cast the monolith out of a solid block of transparent acrylic. ]

They pale before the monolith that towers over
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+4 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 25 May 2020

How One ?Yesterday? Screenwriter?s Dream Became A Nightmare

quote [ The writer of ?Yesterday? tells us that he was insulted and cast aside by one of the UK?s most beloved screenwriters. ]

Now it looks as though they're here to stay.
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+4 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:31pmGMT] [7 comments]

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

They?ll never finish remodeling The Brady Bunch

quote [ Why A Very Brady Renovation may be the perfect capper for the 50-year-old series. ]

Turn on the tube the Brady Bunch
[SFW] [tv & movies]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:34amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 15 May 2020

?Mad Max: Fury Road?: The Oral History of a Modern Action Classic

quote [ LEE The grueling nature of the shoot really served it, in my opinion. The characters are supposed to be exhausted, they?re supposed to be searching for strength. I just don?t think that any of the performances would have been the same had it all been green-screen and we did it in a controlled environment. The fact that it was a huge mess is why it?s so brilliant. ]

Interesting anecdotes on movie production, in a pretty honest manner. Also: MacGuffin.

Full in extended.

[SFW] [tv & movies] [+3 Good]
[by Paracetamol@8:09pmGMT] [0 comments]

How Scooby-Doo?s Origins Are Related to the RFK Assassination

quote [ The senator?s death changed Saturday morning cartoons and paved the way for the gang of ?meddling kids? to become a TV hit ]

Scooby Doo, whoopie doo
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 4 May 2020

Box Office No-Go

quote [ Why the conflict over the movie industry?s embrace of video on demand reflects a century-long symbiotic relationship gone sour. AMC is just Trollin?. ]

I eat out of a bag and sleep in a movie theatre
[SFW] [tv & movies]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 1 May 2020

Wes Anderson?s Social Distancing

quote [ How to practice Social Distancing, according to the films of Wes Anderson. Edited by Lus Azevedo. ]

Short YouTube video, because Wes Anderson likes space
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+2]
[by satanspenis666@3:17amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 6 April 2020

Voleflix ? free movies

quote [ Cheaper than Netflix and Prime! Dozens of free public domain movies plus our Voleflix Originals. ]

If you're into somebody recommending noir and shlock tubes to you.
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+6 Good]
[by Paracetamol@8:15amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 23 March 2020

The Internet Archive Hosts 20,000 VHS Recordings of Pop Culture from the 1980s & 1990s: Enter the VHS Vault | Open Culture

quote [ Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults ]

Getting lost in the VHS tunnel.
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+3 Good]
[by Paracetamol@7:52pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 21 March 2020

Looking For Reasons To Laugh

quote [ Why ?canned laughter,? a controversial element of most television comedy, feels so unnerving in its absence?and why it?s so fascinating in the first place. ]

I entered the room and the canned laughter
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

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