Cartoons haven’t always taught me right from wrong cough* Itchy and Scratchy cough* but that doesn’t mean they haven’t taught me anything. In fact I have learned a great deal about the world from cartoons especially those created by Disney and Pixar. 1. Haters On The Prowl I find it wildly annoying to hear about people’s imaginary haters. Particularly when they aren’t necessarily doing anything to deserve people’s envy. However; haters… Read More
2012 is halfway over already and some of the most anticipated movies of the year have yet to appear on the big screen. Since we have quite a bit of time before some of these movies come out in the next 6 months, I have thrown together a list so all of our readers here at Bright Futura can join me as we anxiously await. I kind of cheated a little in… Read More
Brick “(Tolkein’s) descriptions of things are really good. He makes you wanna be there.” -The Pin PLOT BREAKDOWN Up and coming director and star duo Rian Johnson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt team up for the first time in this high school neo-noir, drug fueled, murder mystery. Brendan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a smart and determined high school loner, suspects that his ex-girlfriend had fallen in with the wrong crowd after their recent break-up. In order… Read More
Robotropolis Robotropolis Finds an Innovative Way to Tell a Tired Story “I love it. It’s like totally awesome. Come on, it’s robots! Doesn’t get any better than that, right?” Plot Breakdown In a movie where the narrative is told through a news broadcast format for over 50% of the run time, the interviewees become just as important to the story as the camera guys, producers and anchors. About ten minutes into Robotropolis,… Read More
Back in the day, the entertainment industry was run by dusty old white men who scoffed at the notion of motion pictures being considered both art and entertainment (unfortunately, not much has changed since then). To counteract this ludicrous notion, in 1992, MTV started their own version of the Academy Awards called the MTV Movie Awards which was completely decided by the fan’s vote. The stars were awarded Golden Popcorn trophies in… Read More
Why should teachers have all the fun? Grade The World lets you as the student fight back and grade the things around you. Everything from box of smashes to hot tech items and apps. Maximillian Garland| Bright Futura Columnist Remember to follow Bright Futura on Facebook, Twitter, or you can subscribe to our RSS feed.
In this new day and age, we as college students often find ourselves entranced by a hard choice: What the hell is there to watch? There are times, when we don’t want to pay for netflix, we’ve exhausted the DVD collection, and to make things worse the movies we want to get off of Bit Torrent are blocked by the schools systems. So the next choice is to find the movie online…. Read More
Whether you are an up and coming freshmen or a “mature” senior, nobody should go through college without watching what their 4 year experience COULD be like if they lived in a college comedy movie.
In Shawn Levy’s “Real Steel,” the only difference between the world of today and that of tomorrow is the prevalence of fighting robots. No, not the kind bent on world domination—boxing robots. These hulking humanoid machines fight each other for our entertainment, and apparently haven’t yet entered their Skynet phase. The film, which features Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, and a breakout performance by 12-year-old Dakota Goyo, coasts on its evocative imagery and… Read More
IN 1994, “The Lion King” WAS RELEASED AS DISNEY’S 32ND ANIMATD FILM. THIS FEATURE-LENGTH CARTOON CARRIED ON THE RICH TRADITION OF DISNEY FILMS— of course characterized by memorable plots and characters ripped off from centuries-old sources (see works by the brothers Grimm, the Bible and Shakespeare) and harried parents ushering their screaming children into a darkened theater, praying for an hour-long distraction for their children under the guise of “family time.” In… Read More