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Picture of the Day – Snowpiercer as Children’s Book

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Snowpiercer: The least blockblustery blockbuster of the year

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Let’s take a look at the circumstances and weigh the criteria to see why Snowpiercer isn’t a typical typical summer blockbuster — and doesn’t even want to be. First of all, we know the term blockbuster was coined specifically for movies that audiences flock to see en masse, with lines around the block, millions and millions of people packing thousands and thousands of theaters. Snowpiercer is not that. Snowpiercer has…

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Will Oscar Notice Rise of the Moody Blockbuster? Dawn and Snowpiercer Put Academy Prejudice to the Test

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For a while now, as I just wrote about in the directors piece, the moody effects film has mostly been ignored by the Academy. There was District 9, which got a Best Picture slot when there were a solid ten nominations each voting member could submit. But when they shrunk the nomination ballots back to five for each Academy member, suddenly those five slots simply could not sacrifice a drama…

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Snowpiercer, red band trailer

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There are two major sci-fi-ish movies opening today. This is the one you should be seeing. Not that other POS. Don’t forget. Throbbing red band trailer after the cut.

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New Snowpiercer Trailer

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Tilda points to the tail in Snowpiercer trailer

Tilda points to the tail in Snowpiercer trailer

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International trailer for Snowpiercer

International trailer for Snowpiercer

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Set in a future where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. A class system evolves on the train but a revolution brews. Thanks to Paddy M at ScreenOnScreen for tipping us to a fantastic series of…