Featurettes

The Walking Dead:Wolves Not Far at Universal Studios

Fans of THE WALKING DEAD can experience their favorite moments from Season 5 – live! – at Universal Studios Hollywood, where the annual Halloween Horror Nights is running from now through November 1, on weekends and some weekdays. Check out the video.

CFQ chronicles the living dead!

For the first time ever, Cinefantastique has made a movie: CHRONICLES OF THE LIVING DEAD, co-produced with Mindset Films. As you might guess from the title, the new documentary chronicles the making of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). New interviews with filmmakers Russ Streiner and John Russo combine with vintage clips of George A. [...]

Video Tribute to Universal’s House of Horrors

Courtesy of Hollywood Gothique, here is a video tribute to the House of Horrors at Universal Studios Hollywood. This year-round attraction served double duty during Universal’s annual Halloween Horror Nights, providing a home for classic creatures from the studios’ old horror movies: Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Wolf Man, etc.
Unfortunately, House of Horrors closed after Halloween [...]

Varsity Blood Finger Puppet Theater – Video

If it was up to me, more previz– those dry-runs filmmakers create of sequences using story board drawings — would actually be done using finger puppets. It’s quick, it’s cheap, and you get to wiggle your digits in front of the camera, which has to be fun. For now, the makers of the upcoming VARSITY [...]

Insidious & Walking Dead at Halloween Horror Nights

This video tour of Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood showcases the bloody mayhem of two walk-through attractions inspired by recent horror films: Evil Dead: Book of the Dead and the eerie shudders of Insidious: Into the Further.
Even if you did not care for the films themselves, you may get a kick out [...]

Man of Steel featurette

Man of Steel featurette

This promotional featurette from the Warner Brothers Superman reboot includes interviews with Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane, producer Charles Roven, screenwriter David S. Goyer, and director Zack Snyder. It’s standard fare for this type of thing – an extended commercial posing as a documentary – but [...]

Pacific Rim featurettes

Pacific Rim featurettes

In “Oversized Robots,” Guillermo Del Toro discusses his upcoming film, in which giant monsters emerge from a dimensional portal deep in the ocean, and humanity responds by placing warriors in colossal  robots. In particular, the director notes the necessity of including practical effects to convey the physicality of the situation; in PACIFIC RIM, this took [...]

The Sorcerer and the White Snake featurette

This promotional featurette for Magnet Releasing’s THE SORCERER AND THE WHITE SNAKE, starring Jet Li, plays mostly like an extended trailer; however, there are some interesting behind-the-scenes glimpses, showing how wire work and green-screen photography were used to create the special effects.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 promotional featurette

This brief promotional featurette THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN PART is essentially an extended trailer with soundbites from the cast. The final chapter in the TWILIGHT film franchise hits theatres on Friday, November 16.

Skyfall: Bond 50th Anniversary Featurette

This promotional featurette takes a look at the 50 years of James Bond preceding the new release, SKYFALL.
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