Movies - Page 515

‘TAKEN:’ NOT A BAD NAME FOR A STORY ABOUT KIDNAPPING. HERE, HAVE THREE.
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YOU DON’T NEED A TIME-TRAVELING ISLAND TO GET ‘LOST’
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 Next Up:TWILIGHT 

‘THE ROOKIE’: A VETERAN MOVIE TITLE. (AND ANOTHER LESSON IN IRONY)
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 Next Up:Lost 

‘HEAT’: A NEVER-ENDING RESOURCE OF A TITLE
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 Next Up:Hurricane 

COMMANDO GETTING A REMAKE?
Wednesday, June 10 by

Remember when I said they'd make a Commando sequel before they'd reboot the film?  I lied.  Actually, I never said anything about anything.  But the rumors have started flooding in, and Slashfilm has found several instances of corroborating evidence that indeed, a Commando sequel just might be in development… and that it might have a star already willing to take up the John Matrix mantle. The trail of clues starts in Australia, where, according to JoBlo, there's an article in a magazine called RCI that simply states a remake is being developed. Okay.  But what of it?  I heard Fox just optioned the remake of Tom Rothman's dream he had last night, a dream that was essentially a reënvisioning of Garfield 2. But there's more.  CineFools.com also has picked up on the possibility that Dwayne Johnson is attached to the film already.  I don't know how I feel about this.  I think I have to meditate on it by watching the GREATEST opening credits sequence of all time… from the original Commando.  You can watch it, too, after the jump.

5 ‘CAUGHT MASTURBATING’ MOVIE SCENES
Wednesday, June 10 by

Different smart people are always debating what it is that movies are supposed to do for us. From "transcending the emptiness of our modern lives" to "reflecting our secret desires," somebody always has some crackpot theory about what a movie means.  So what does it mean that dudes getting interrupted while wanking it is in almost every kind of movie you can imagine? Drama, Coming of Age, Suburban Comedy, 1990's Hip Hop parody comedy.  Here, in an intro to the genre, we present you with a survey course, Movie Masturbatus Interruptus 101.   AMERICAN PIE

NEW ‘MAN IN THE BOX’ EPISODE
Tuesday, June 9 by

  A new episode of "Man in the Box" went up today, and while it's not movie or TV related – not in the least – it still happens on a screen, so… yeah we're stretching.  But it's a particularly funny episode, and any piece of original content that has the line, "Why don't you just go bang REO Speedwagon, then!" has our seal of approval. TODAY'S TOP LINKS.  VISIT THEM!  ENJOY!  YOU'RE WELCOME! Leah Dizon Is Hot            Lose Your One Night Stand     Bruno's Lawyers Attack!           10 Freakish Youtubers        Keyboard-Mouse Combo  10 Worst Superhero Lays           5 Diabolical Animals             Tribute To Spencer Pratt        Female MMA Champ         Best Triumph Moments      You Deadliest Catch!    Top 10 Bikini Flick Scenes                     Pick Up Soap In Jail   Finals Halftime Tweets   Moon On 'Burn Notice'          

MICKEY ROURKE IS WHIPLASH IN ‘IRON MAN 2′
Tuesday, June 9 by

Above is the first official look at Mickey Rourke as baddie "Whiplash" in Jon Favreau's Iron Man 2: Our Secrecy Has Become Self-Parody.  Originally, the character of Whiplash was female, but has since been reënvisioned as a dude whose real name is "Marc Scarlotti" within Marvel's Ultimate line of titles.  Here's a pic:On the downside, the Rourke version of Whiplash kinda looks like a pirate from the future.  On the upside, the Marvel comics version of Whiplash looks like DC Comics' Bane character.  And something tells me that the image of Rourke is pre-official costume.  That "something" is the official Iron Man 2 Whiplash concept art, which you can see after the jump.

RED BAND TRAILER FOR ‘THE GOODS: LIVE HARD, SELL HARD’ WITH JEREMY PIVEN
Monday, June 8 by

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Red Band Trailer – Watch more Movie Trailers Check out the trailer for The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard starring Jeremy Piven.  It's all about a car salesman, is being produced by Adam McKay and Will Ferell's Gary Sanchez, and seems a lot like the tone of the August Blowout car salesmen script that McKay and Ferrell scripted some years ago.  Hell, it might be based on that script.  I don't know.  I don't care.  I'm too busy laughing tonight for research. Top Links of the Day:      Meet Carin Ashley        24-35 Year Old's Facebook       'Accidents Happen' Trailer               Legos Caught Fornicating          Tennis Ball Gadgets          New Scream Trilogy?              6 Sex Myths (That Are True)       Drunken Monkeys           Learn To Fight MMA Style              Cameron, Fincher Join 'Metal'     Bill O'Reilly Is Wrong      Phil Ivey Makes $12 Million                A Gallery of Pee Stains          Old School Beer Ads            The New iPhone Tidbits               Heisman Frontrunners           Front Flip Gone Wrong          Metal Gear Spoof               Javier Bardem Does Chick Flick?  

SUMMER MOVIES… AND SNUGGIES!
Monday, June 8 by

The Snuggie.  You may not own one, but you probably know someone who does, or at least you're familiar with the "blanket with sleeves" that's become a bit of a internet meme.  It's such a ridiculous yet attractive product that it's managed to seep its way into mainstream media, making appearances on shows like "30 Rock," and "The Big Bang Theory."  And much of its popularity seems to be based on this really lo-fi – some may say terrible – commercial.  Snuggie Commercial – Watch more Funny Videos

HBO’s ‘HUNG’ TRAILER
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ALL THE INFO ON JAMES CAMERON’S ‘AVATAR’ COMPILED
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Above: Power Suit from Avatar on display at E3This morning, SlashFilm's Russ Fischer made a mega post about Avatar in which he compiled everything he has been able to gather on the film from his trusted sources and from producer Jon Landau's presentation at last week's E3 conference.  (UbiSoft's Avatar game will be released concurrently with the film).  Head over to SlashFilm for all the goods, or check our our Cliff Notes version after the jump – BOTH CONTAIN SPOILERS!

11 TERMINALLY TYPECAST ACTORS
Monday, June 8 by

Being a movie star is hard.  You have to deal with all those fans constantly wanting your autograph… the measly millions of dollars made every movie (barely enough to pay…

Moon
Sunday, June 7 by

DIRECTOR: Duncan Jones CAST: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey (voice)SYNOPSIS: Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

BUSEY GREMLINS WISH YOU A HAPPY WEEKEND!
Friday, June 5 by

I have nothing to say about this image other than a) Thank you,SickPigs.com for bringing this masterpiece to my attention and b) if you are the person responsible for this masterpiece and you like "Dexter," then I have a Dexter Bobblehead courtesy of Showtime Networks for you.  Just email us with evidence at feedback@screenjunkies.com and we'll reward you.  Today's Top Links:    Christina Marie                      Red Carpet Moments           Nick Cage Hires Witch Doctor             NBA Finals Girlfriends          Microsoft's New Gaming         Best Performances of 2000s                  Why Does TV Suck?       Star Wars/80s TV Mashups       Brock Lesnar Smashes Odor                 Actresses Get Ripped            Women Make Men Dumb       Warrant Over One-Piece               Etiquette Issues                    5 Types of Dog Owners           Cooking With Beer                Fight  Turns into Strip            Clash Of The Titans Pic            Modern Day Jesus                  Pwned in an Elevator        Congressman Protests NBA       

‘THE HANGOVER’ REVIEW
Friday, June 5 by

“Oh my God…” That was what the woman sitting behind me in the theater kept muttering as we watched The Hangover together.  I have to admit, I had a similar reaction to this clever and raunchy comedy, albeit a silent one.  I can understand why Zach Galifianakis’s ass might elicit such a response, verbal or internal.  In a world of reimaginings and adaptations, it was refreshing to experience an original piece of material taking full advantage of its potential.  The concept is so simple it’s a wonder no one’s thought of it before, but hallelujah for the people out there like Todd Phillips who get creative when delivering big laughs.

‘LAND OF THE LOST’ REVIEW
Friday, June 5 by

  If you're reading this during Land of the Lost's opening weekend and happened to have come here from our homepage, you may have noticed the GIANT LAND OF THE LOST AD enveloping it.  So, for those of you who think our advertisers dictate our reviews, you probably shouldn't read on.  (And those of you who thought our "Best/Worst Movie Time Machines" piece was a thinly-veiled ad for Land of the Lost, you should just stop reading the site entirely.)  Because I genuinely liked Land of the Lost. 

Temp Weekend Link Dump
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HIGH TENSION! NEW CLIPS & IMAGES FROM ‘THE HURT LOCKER’
Friday, June 5 by

Today, Summit released two new clips and six new stills from the upcoming Kathryn Bigelow-directed war movie, The Hurt Locker, opening June 26th.  The first clip, entitled "Die Comfortably," features loose-cannon Staff Sgt. William James (the badass Jeremy Renner) resigning himself to the fact that if the bomb he's diffusing goes off, his armor isn't doing squat to save his life.  The other clip, which you can watch after the jump, is called "Cell Phone, Two O'clock," and gives a tiny clip of the film's tension quotient, as St. Matt Thompson (Guy Pearce) – bedecked in full blast suit and all – is compromised by an insurgent with a cell phone-cum-detonator.  And the guy's got Thompson's number… on speed dial…  Check out the clip after the jump.                      We'll have a review for anxiety-inducing The Hurt Locker coming soon, but suffice it to say my sphincter was clenched the entire movie so as to avoid dropping a deuce in the pristine Wilshire Screening Room.  And I want to be invited back there.

MIKE TYSON’S ‘HANGOVER’ SET TOUR
Thursday, June 4 by

EDITOR'S NOTE: After posting what we thought was a funny riff on Mike Tyson – essentially a fake "on set journal" kept by the famed fighter during his work on The Hangover - some of our readers made it known that in late May, Tyson suffered the tragic loss of his 4-year-old daughter, Exodus.  We agree with these readers that right now is not the time to be placing a humorous spotlight on Tyson, and have removed the original post.  Screen Junkies offers our sincere condolences to Tyson and his family.

‘IT MIGHT GET LOUD’ WITH JIMMY PAGE, JACK WHITE, AND U2′S THE EDGE
Thursday, June 4 by

IT MIGHT GET LOUD TRAILER – Watch more Funny Videos In directing An Inconvenient Truth, filmmaker Davis Guggenheim basically managed to make a guy in a suit giving a Powerpoint presentation engaging.  So it stands to reason that his upcoming film, It Might Get Loud, which gives an intimate look into the lives of guitar gods new, old and middle aged – Jack White, Jimmy Page and U2's The Edge, respectively – will be the documentary equivalent of a 90-minute H.J.  An H.J. with a most bitchin' soundtrack.  An H.J. with at least three solos involved.  But not a solo H.J.  That's just masturbation. Read more on the project and check out some production photos of the legendary guitar heroes after the jump.  Try not to throw your panties at the computer.

‘THE FINAL DESTINATION’ GETS A TRAILER
Thursday, June 4 by

THE Final Destination Trailer – Watch more Movie Trailers The new trailer for The Final Destination – a title that either means it's THE definitive chapter in the series, or the filmmakers are huge Ohio State fans – premiered today, and we have it (above).  I've been a fan of the Final Destination films. They're good, schlocky fun and don't pretend to be anything else.  This one's in 3-D, no less, and I can't think of a more perfect type of film to make egregious use of the ever-improving 3-D technologies, until they figure out holographic porn.  That's when James Cameron quits. Today's Top Links:         Mandy Ashford!                 Best Stoner Food!            Kate Winslet's B****r!           LOL Sexy Mannequins!          Super Mario Galaxy 2!          Sh*tty Crossover Flicks!               Evil CG Pigeons!               Colbert Talks Sue-age!          Best Superpowers!            Awkward Family Photos!      Over-Caffeinated Food!          New Metal Gear Solid!           

‘THE FINAL DESTINATION’ TRAILER
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‘IT MIGHT GET LOUD’ TRAILER
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It Might Get Loud
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Director: Davis GuggenheimCast: Jack White, Jimmy Page, The EdgeSynopsis: Tells the personal stories, in their own words, of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos – The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), and Jack White (The White Stripes).  It reveals how each developed his unique sound and style of playing favorite instruments, guitars both found and invented.Release Date: In Select Theaters, August 14th, 2009

The Final Destination
Thursday, June 4 by

DIRECTOR: David R. EllisCAST: Krysta Allen, Mykelti Williamson, Shantel VanSanten, Stephanie Honore, Rebecca Newman

FUN WITH Q&A AUDIO: LAND OF THE LOST’S ANNA FRIEL
Thursday, June 4 by

Last week, Anna Friel made Screen Junkies' list of 12 Actresses You Should Know, and after Land of the Lost hits this weekend, you should know her very well.  We had a chance to sit down with Anna at Universal's Land of the Lost press day in Hollywood, and record what she had to say.  Here's some of that chat.  We had some fun with the real audio to help give it a little more context.  Yes that's right… context! Enjoy. Anna Friel Talks LAND OF THE LOST – Watch more MOVIE TRAILERSCheck out photos of Anna After the jump!

BEST & WORST MOVIE TIME MACHINES
Thursday, June 4 by

On Friday, Land of the Lost hits theaters. Somehow, Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, and Anna Friel are hurled back in time. We here at Screen Junkies decided to take a closer look into movie’s most iconic time-traveling devices. Truly, any time machine is pretty cool, but given a huge selection of methods, we’ve pinpointed our favorites.(Click image to Cretacious Era-size it) What is your preferred time traveling device? Give your position a voice, so that we can help push the inventors into the right machine for adventures into the time-space continuum. If you don’t travel in time in style, boy, you aren’t travelin’.Oh and for those of you pissed we didn't include TARDIS… maybe because it's TOO SOON, MAN!

‘DEAD SNOW PROMO’ HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ACTUAL FILM, UNLESS NAZI ZOMBIES IS A METAPHOR FOR T & A
Wednesday, June 3 by

Ridiculous Dead Snow Promo – Watch more MOVIE TRAILERSOur friend Dustin Rowles over at Pajiba stooped below his normal level of journalistic excellence in order to bring everyone's attention to this ridiculous promo for Dead Snow, the Norwegian Nazi Zombie horror flick we posted the trailer for a few days back.  If anyone can spot just how this video pertains to the film, you win a Screen Junkies tee-shirt.  You know how confident I am that you won't find a direct correlation?  Because we don't even have Screen Junkies tee-shirts right now.  (If you'll settle for a Holy Taco one, that's a different story.)  Today's Top Links: Josh Brolin Is Cowboy Two-Face (FilmDrunk) The 10 Greatest Conan O' Brien Characters (Manofest) Hot Tiffany Joy Gallery (GorillaMask) 5 Kinds of People Who Dont Pick Up Their Dogs Shit (RegretfulMorning) Cartoon Chicks Brawling (TheBachelorGuy) Rick Santorum Dating Advice (Asylum) Recent Grads Twitter Page (Holytaco) THe Amazing Click-A-Chick (BustedCoverage) Sexy Lana Cox (Uncoached) Left 4 Dead Trailer (Unreality) The Electric Cherry (Walyou) Turkish Talk Show Brawl (NothingToxic) Sweet Tetris Orgy (Atomfilms) The Pour Elle Remake (Filmofilia)

NEW PHOTO OF TRACY MORGAN AS A BIKE-RIDING CELL PHONE FROM ‘A COUPLE OF DICKS’
Wednesday, June 3 by

Splash News posted this new photo of Tracy Morgan in Kevin Smith's buddy cop comedy A Couple of Dicks.  No reports as to the full context of the scene, but it does appear that Mr. Morgan is dressed as a cell phone, and taking flight atop a bicycle.  As this is a cop film, my guess is that he's disguised himself as the phone – a disguise that was compromised – and then he commandeered the bicycle as the foam phone suit proved too cumbersome for fleeing on foot.  Then again, this could just be a Kevin Smith's metaphorical homage to our exponentially shifting communications technologies.  I mean, the guy did direct Mallrats, after all. See the photo in its entirety – including just what Tracy is riding his bike away from - after the jump.  [via ComingSoon]

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