The Star Wars Prequel trilogy flat out sucks: it’s the one thing that’s holding most fans back from super high expectations for the next Star Wars trilogy. That said, there are ways to redeem them, and one editor has made some edits that make them watchable.
Metroid: The Sky Calls is an 11-minute, fan-made short film that shows Samus having a very bad day at the office. It is—relative to the scope and budget—very, very good.
Welcome to the first edition of the Sploid Short Film Festival, a celebration of great storytelling and awesome eye candy. We will select the best short films of 2015 in the next five months leading to a November award ceremony at Gawker Media’s theater on Fifth Avenue in New York.
The seventh Star Wars film officially has a name now—and the internet has a surprising amount to say about a subtitle.
The 2014 Saxxy Award winners were announced today. Here's one of my favorite action shorts, uploaded by Callegos Yavolitak, though you can take a look at the finalists for the machinima competition held by Valve (and overall winner) here.
While many Pixar films are beloved box office hits, they often don't start out that way. In fact, if you ask Ed Catmull—the president of Disney and Pixar's animation studios—he'd be the first to tell you that Pixar movies "suck"—at least early on.
Forget typical 3D movies. Using virtual reality, you can now strap on a headset and walk through famous scenes of your favorite movies—like say, Miyazaki's fantastical anime film, Spirited Away.
Yes, video game movies by and large suck, but that doesn't mean there isn't a chance that one bright day we might see another game-based film that does our beloved titles justice. Commenter PrinceLUDA21 spouts hot and cold running hope in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
In today's retro-tastic edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Jesse_Astle wonders what classic pictures from Hollywood's golden age would make for exciting interactive video game experiences. Remember when the world was black and white?
Dance dancing has never been so deadly. The FP is a film about a futuristic, post-apocalyptic world in which gang settle scores through Dance Dance Revolution-like gaming.
Launched earlier this year, Ubisoft's motion picture arm is wasting no time at all getting the game developer's biggest franchises onto the silver screen, with 3D features based on Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon, and Splinter Cell in the works.
BioWare's Casey Hudson, the project director for Mass Effect 2, acknowledged a "tremendous amount of interest" from Hollywood in a Mass Effect film but vows such a movie, if done, will be done right or not at all.
The Oscars? Hah! Anyone can win an Oscar. And the show itself, gah, it's so boring. The Razzies, though, a night honouring the worst in Hollywood, well, now we're talking.