Love/hate the Oscars? Join the party. While we always like to see a bit more flavor and variety in the nominee and winner mix, we can’t deny our affinity for the buzz and excitement that surrounds awards weekend. We are film lovers after all. Well, color us excited this week because the nominations officially are in! And not just for features. Don’t forget: short films are always the underrated gems of the Oscars, so show your support by getting acquainted with the line ups. Short of the Week has collected trailers for the all of the 5 short film nominees in each category: Animation, Live-Action and Documentary, as well as information on how you can catch the full versions of a handful of the shorts right now. We are familiarizing ourselves with the films as we speak and cannot wait until February rolls around to see who comes out on top! Head over to Short of the Week to get in on the trailer action now!
Vimeo continues to step into the world of the original series with a new standalone miniseries called “555”. John Early and Kate Berlant have been making comedy together for years and will continue to collaborate for this anthology series consisting of essentially 5 short films. We meet Early and Berlant as the two embark on a quest for stardom in Hollywood. Executive produced by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim and directed by three-time Vimeo Staff Picked filmmaker, Andrew DeYoung, “555” promises to be comedy gold! Pre-order the series today for $3.99 and mark your calendars for its exclusive debut on Vimeo on January 31st! In the meantime, check out the trailer below!
Get ready for quite the adventure as Werner Herzog takes us on an unforgettable trip into the world’s most active and red-hot lava filled volcanoes. You can watch the trailer for his acclaimed new documentary “Into the Inferno” now! Like what you see? “Into the Inferno” releases on Netflix later this month on October 28th.
No Film School has rounded up the movie trailers for some of the most highly anticipated films to screen at the now in session 2016 Cannes Film Festival. From Woody Allen's opening film "Cafe Society" to Nicolas Winding Refn's twisted "Neon Demon", you really don't wanna miss out! Check out the currently available trailers here.
As trippy as they come, Eiichi Yamamoto's nearly forgotten animated erotic film 'Belladonna of Sadness' is finally going to get a theatrical release by US distributor Cinelicious Pics. To mark the 1973 film’s upcoming release, there’s a brand new trailer out that’s sure to get the curious even more curious. Twitch film calls it, “A remarkable piece of feminist fantasy horror that must be seen to be believed” and well, we will believe the hype. Having restored the film to a modern 4K glory, Cinelicious Pics has also partnered with Hat & Beard Press to put together a limited edition 220 page book to commemorate the artwork from the film. Ain’t it Cool News names the film, “One of the greatest underground altered-states movies ever made.” Specific? Yes. Worth at least checking out the trailer? Totally. Check it out here.