The Classic Origins of Today's Hollywood Design

Science fiction and fantasy continue to rule at the movies — and with their reign comes a lot of nostalgia for the futuristic designs of yesteryear. Today's movies are full of cool retro design elements — just check out our collection to nods to the pasts in new and upcoming movies, from Prometheus, Men In Black 3, to » 5/09/12 11:18am 5/09/12 11:18am

The fact The Lorax is a hit and John Carter is a flop makes me want to…

Sometimes you can fool yourself there's some justice to box office results. Movies like Green Lantern crash and movies like Inception rake in the bucks, and it feels like maybe there's a supreme being out there, looking out for us. And then something like this happens: The Lorax is the year's biggest hit thus far, and… » 3/19/12 1:13pm 3/19/12 1:13pm

The Lorax: A Movie Whose Heart is 9 Sizes Too Small

The Lorax is everything it claims to be against. It's plastic. It's fake. It's utterly disposable. It has no love in its heart for nature, or for anything else. They took one of Dr. Seuss' most famous books and turned it into a dull comedy, full of tedious pop-culture in-jokes and bland songs. Interspersed with… » 3/02/12 9:00am 3/02/12 9:00am

Posters That Prove Dr. Seuss Movies Could Always Get Worse

Hollywood's latest Dr. Seuss movie adaptation, The Lorax, has been accused of brain washing our kids against capitalism and later put the Lorax himself to work peddling SUVs. Hollywood didn't just miss the point of The Lorax, they lit his mustache on fire just to watch the yellow fellow burn. Then again, it's kind of… » 2/29/12 7:12am 2/29/12 7:12am