There have been a lot of stories lately about Steven Spielberg setting up shop with a massive Bollywood studio. Today there is news of an Abu-Dhabi based firm looking to invest around a billion dollars in film projects, a lot of it going to Hollywood. I’m sure it will prove the age-old adage: the surest way to become a millionaire is to come to Hollywood as a billionaire. Maybe.
It’s always good fun when an actor has a moment of clarity and realizes that sometimes the movie world that they live in is not…um…real. In this case, Samuel L. Jackson, a man known for chaining Christina Ricci to a space heater while playing electric guitar in a power outage is calling out Lakeview Terrace for its lack of full frontal.
We're almost at the end of the road for The Shield and I would be lying if I said it didn't make me just a little sad. For the past six seasons, this show has been giving us all the bad language and graphic violence we could ever expect to get from basic cable. It has been an awesome journey, but it looks like it's going to go out the way it came in: Kicking ass all over the place.
It hit the wires today that there has been a little scandal surrounding The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Apparently director David Fincher does not want to pare down his cut, which is clocking in at 17 hours and 32 minutes.
We were recently sent these concept pictures that the producers have been using to help cast the new Superman in a more edgy light. From the looks of these, he is definitely a lot darker than ever before.
Our list of non-sucky discs is relatively short this week. But, as the days get shorter and people start settling in to get fat over the winter, we'll slowly see lots of good stuff seep out of Hollywood and into Christmas stockings. Or into Hanukkah stockings. Or whatever kind of stockings Satan worshippers fill with nifty gifts. The Office: Season Four
My young, formative brain was totally freaked the fuck out by the original Poltergeist. It’s a genuinely creepy movie. But what’s more creepy is the supposed ‘curse’ that has followed the franchise throughout the making of all three films. Four of the actors involved in the films died over the period of six years.
Episode: “Maidenform.” Glorious summer has come to Sterling Cooper, and what better time to focus on women’s underwear? Playtex want a new campaign to compete with the racy imaginations of their rival Maidenform (virgins with racy imaginations, oh my!).
There are plenty of reasons not to like Brett Ratner. Everything from his appearance on Entourage to his huge stockpile of incredibly shitty, but bafflingly profitable movies (X-Men 3, all of the Rush Hours) seems to scream, "I'm what makes people hate Hollywood." Well, Brett told MTV that he wants to make a Guitar Hero movie, and his proposed plot is every bit as horrific as you would think.
Most of us have a big three-day weekend coming up, which makes this week all that much harder to sit through. But, rather than buckling down and getting your work done, why not poke around the internet and watch free episodes of The OC? See, that's much better.
I’ve been missing Ann Coulter's horsey face lately. When she’s quiet, it's like I forget how important it is to hate your fellow human beings. Here are a few of her craziest moments, in hopes we can inspire her to flap that lip again sometime soon.
Between Vin Diesel movies and Animal Planet shows about a dude who gets eaten by a bear, this could be a decent weekend.
This is the first contest here on Screenjunkies.com and it's making me feel all special and wet on the inside. You can share in that feeling and maybe win yourself a copy of Kenny Vs. Spenny: Volume 1 Uncensored on DVD.
It was recently announced that Jason Segel will be writing the new Muppet movie. This is a man who has been involved in other children’s’ films, such as Knocked Up and Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Ok everyone, here are some picture of Jessica Biel from a new Movie called Easy Virtue, which is a heartwarming tale about blah blah blah blah blah blah.
Episode: "Nasa Moon Landing." I try to get into fist fights with conspiracy theorists as often as possible. They're usually fat guys or 15 year olds with studded leather jackets so I win pretty easily. But, the Mytbusters are taking a more tactful approach, opting to prove the cellar dwellers wrong with nerdy scientific experiments.
Episode: "The Deep South." The south is a dangerous enough place, what with all of the cholesterol-laden foods and NASCARs whipping around all over the place, but Bear dropped himself in the middle of what he calls "Katrina Country" to bite the heads off of some snakes and piss off some alligators. The terrain:
I did this post yesterday about getting Sean Connery a birthday present. It was before this came to my attention. Now I'm adding Pimp Stick to the list. From Filmdrunk.
It always amazes me how excited people get about social networking sites, and then at some point just decide that they are totally lame. Like do you kids remember Friendster? Back in 2002 I was all OVER that shit. Then Myspace came along and had more hot young girls. And at some point, people just all abandoned that ship and headed to facebook.
Just in case you didn't get enough fake, jungle action when you saw Tropic Thunder in the theater, you can go check out the full, half-hour long Rain of Madness documentary for free from the iTunes store.
You know it’s never a good thing when people try to ‘distance’ themselves from something. Like how people tried to ‘distance’ themselves from the Titanic or the Hindenburg, or how people step on landmines and get 'distanced' from their feet.
Admittedly, I'm not a huge comic nerd, but there are some titles that I'm pretty fond of. Preacher is definitely one of them, which is why it makes me kind of sad that the planned HBO series based on the comics has died a painful death before it ever had a chance to live. The good news is, that we didn't end up with some toned-down version of an epicly violent story.
For the most part, I hate animated movies, especially when they waste an amazingly hot chick doing voice acting for them. But, Kristen Bell has reportedly agreed to be the lead female part in Astro Boy, which is apparently a story about a creepy-looking, Japanese robot boy who flies around weirding everyone out with his enormous eyes and metal underpants. Hot pictures of Kristen to counteract the nerdiness after the break.
It’s not easy getting a gift for the best Scottish actor that has ever lived. But we put our heads together and came up with some seriously good ideas. Here they are, in ascending order. 10. Personalized Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones
When I was putting together this mornings DVDs that don't suck post, I saw something interesting on Amazon's new releases page. Right above the Elisha Cuthbert rom com, My Sassy Girl was a $40 DVD called "The Best of Penis Massage." Of course I clicked on it, forever ruining my Amazon recomendations for the sake of a laugh.
Jail is not a place I ever want to go. Sure, they probably wouldn't make me race for my life like they did in Death Race, but there would almost certainly be raping and that's not for me, thanks. But jail is different in the movies and these 8 guys might make pretty good cellmates. 8. Lt. Gen. Eugene Irwin from The Last Castle
We're only one week away from an avalanche of good TV premieres, so I wouldn't go crazy buying DVDs this week unless you're in some kind of full-body cast. But there is some good stuff dropping. Here are the highlights.
Heroes: Season 2
Episode: "Head Cheese". After last week's big happenings, things slowed down for this episode, probably so they can get everyone into position for the last two episodes of the season. It looks like some shit is about to go down. Nancy: