“Wall-E” has a Trailer

And here it is.Wow. What a powerful little teaser. Gives me flashbacks to the '80s... Short Circuit and E.T., specifically.And this one's directed by Andrew Stanton, who gave us Finding Nemo. I can't wait.As I work on stories in The Auralia Thread, I often find myself stopping to ask, "What would Pixar do?" The quality of their storytelling is their strongest virtue, and that's saying a lot considering they produce the best digitally animated movies in the world. They know the … [Read more...]

Brokeback to the Future

It's scary how well this trailer works... … [Read more...]

Sleepless in Seattle. (And a reunion with the Fellowship of the Ring)

The rain continues.And the wind.The deadline for the novel has arrived.I'm not finished.Haven't slept.Car getting towed to the shop today.Haunted by Oscar nominations.Feeling feverish.Some think it's romantic, but I know the truth about being...Sleepless in Seattle.(To taste the fear, watch that trailer.) (Thanks for the link, Rachel Eby.)Oh, and if it drives you crazy to get a chorus hook stuck in your head, just try coping with your life after you … [Read more...]

The Narnia Trailer is Here!

The wardrobe awaits...See Aslan. Hear Aslan Roar.My thoughts:Looks like the big, Lord of the Rings-style treatment, alright.And it'll make crowds happy. The crowd of fans who watched it with me at Biola a few weeks ago went berzerk and demanded an encore performance. So the fans are going to be happy, generally. … [Read more...]

I Have Seen Aslan.

Saw the first full-length trailer for The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe at Biola's Media Conference. Twice. That's how much the crowd loved it.Can't say more at this point, except that all of the main characters get their close-ups, and it's all colorful, vivid, and kaleidoscopic. New Zealand is, surprise, awe-inspiring.The big breaking news concerning this though is that Bryan Cox is not going to be the voice of Aslan. Got this straight from the head of Disney voice casting. Cox … [Read more...]

Best. Silent. Movie. Trailer. Ever.

Dante's Inferno. Made in 1911. And it has better special effects than anything you'll see this year. … [Read more...]

Awake, Fans of Middle Earth and Narnia!

And Thanksgiving just keeps on going! … [Read more...]

Trailer of the Moment: Wes Anderson’s Bill Murray film

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou is the strangest title of the year.It also has one of the most promising trailers. … [Read more...]

The most exciting film you’ll see this week… is a trailer.

Pixar is giving us an early peek at The Incredibles! … [Read more...]

Fans of ‘Donnie Darko’…

Want a glimpse of the next revelation from the director of Donnie Darko? … [Read more...]