Cinematic Slant

OK, But What Constitutes a Comedy?

There’s nothing the internet loves more than debating a list. We love pointing out obvious omissions, selections we vehemently disagree with and orders we would rearrange if given the opportunity. The latest example of this has been provided by the BBC, which… Read More

Let’s Play Two Trailer: Part Pearl Jam Concert Film, Part 2016 Cubs Documentary

The opening shot of the trailer for Let’s Play Two tells you everything you need to know about what is ostensibly a Pearl Jam concert film. Instead of showing the band on-stage or preparing for the show, we see the first base-side… Read More

An Obi-Wan Movie Could Work…From a Certain Point of View

News broke last week that that Disney was beginning to move forward with yet another installment in the “Story” arm of the Star Wars films, this time a stand-alone movie for Obi-Wan Kenobi. There are no details as to the story because… Read More

The Scrutinty Applied to Netflix is About Format

It’s been a notable couple of weeks for Netflix. In quick succession stories broke that the company would be losing Disney’s library (though there’s still some wiggle room there apparently), that it had acquired the rights to Millarworld’s various characters and IP… Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Goes 80s for Home Video Campaign

OK, this Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 music video with David Hasselhoff is kind of goofy. But I don’t get the sudden 1980s-themed campaign being taken in selling the movie’s home video release. It’s not just this video, a few weeks… Read More

Plot Pitch: 5 Things That Need To Be In David F. Sandberg’s Shazam!

Warner Bros. recently announced that David F. Sandberg, of Lights Out and Annabelle: Creation fame, would be directing a Shazam! movie for DC Films as part of their Extended Universe. It was also announced that it would be the next DC film going into production and… Read More

Could Tarantino Handle The Real Life Manson Story?

Quentin Tarantino doesn’t make movies lightly. Each one seems to go through years of prep work and pre-production before he finally commits a single moment to film. The results may sometimes be mixed, but you can’t fault him for not having a… Read More