It’s really hard to come up with new ideas. But it’s not hard to take two old ideas, put them in your creative supercollider, and SMASH them together just shy of the speed of light. They have this machine a mile beneath the earth in Burbank. That’s exactly how they came up with Outlander.
When I used to think about how people came up with ideas for movies, I had an image of a bunch of people sitting in a room, eating Chinese food and drinking coffee until all hours of the night, when a wave of genius washed across the room, bringing to live a brilliant cinematic idea.
An eccentric billionaire builds a robotic suit that lets him kick all kinds of terrorist ass. Iron Man was the biggest surprise of the summer, making enough money for Robert Downey Jr. to build himself a real robot suit and fly arond in it instead of the normal limo. It helped restore people's faith in the Marvel movie machine after the tragedy that was Spiderman 3.
The sneaky little devils at Access Hollywood got their hands on a deleted scene from the upcoming Iron Man DVD. It shows Tony Stark throwing a party at one of his mansions in India Dubai to cover up the fact that he had to stop and refuel his suit on his flight from America to the USA.
Do you remember in Seinfeld how George and Jerry would always find one little reason to not like whatever girl they were dating? Either man hands, or close talker, or naked all the time– whatever the character trait was, it would totally distract them from the fact that there was a beautiful woman right in front of them.
My aunt sat me down when I was a kid and showed me From Russia With Love. Ever since then, I have been a sucker for a spy flick. Even ones that would not make the list of Most Radical Films (Sneakers, Spy Games, The Saint) entertain the shit out of me.
Here’s the synopsis from IMDB: A CIA operative is sent to Jordan to track a high-ranking terrorist. The spy is aided by the head of Jordan's covert operations in an uneasy alliance that leads to cultural and moral clashed between the men.
I will express my distaste for the Harry Potter franchise to anyone willing to listen (and often to those who don't want to listen at all), so I take a little joy in knowing that all those cape-clad fanboys and girls are going to have to wait until July 17th 2009 for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. It was supposed to drop this November.
Our ongoing, in depth, around the clock, seven-day-a-week coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics continues with some breaking news from the weightlifting competition. Lets go right to our HD 1080i stream.
I can already tell it's going to be kind of a slow news day because several people have sent me this obviously fan-made Batman poster. I understand that people are sad that the excitement of The Dark Knight is finally over, but let's not get crazy.
I hesitate to post a friggin' commercial to the site, but when it has new material from The Office, I feel kind of obligated. Check out Jim's new Olympic sport. Even the commercials for that show are pretty funny. I honestly can't wait for it to come back in September (end fanboy gushing). But, since that's not for more than a month, use some of these links to kill time.
Ahh, trailer mashups. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t. But they are always a worthwhile pursuit, if not the essence of having way too much time on your hands. Could someone please do Driving Miss Daisy and Death Race? I think that would be amazing.
This has to be one of my favorite SNL skits of all time. Don’t give up on it. The pay off is not until a few minutes in. But it’s WELL worth the wait, and topical with todays news.
Everyone knows that if you have to explain a joke it's not funny. Everyone also knows that if something other than hard news comes out of the New York Times, it's going to be as pretentious as 20 art students jammed into a Prius.
You've already seen how much fun you can have with the old G.I. Joe cartoons, but today we have a video featuring the kick-ass toys I would've killed my parents to get when I was a kid.
It’s hard to understand what the woman is saying, but let me translate to my best ability.
Well, this one may be a chick flick. But it does have Cruz and Johannson playing tonsil hockey. So I'm willing to give it a chance. Release Date: 15 August 2008
I think that Penelope Cruz is one of the sexiest women on the entire planet. I will scream it on top of a mountain through a ram horn if need be. So because of her sheer presence in this movie, I will be willing to see it if my girlfriend makes me.
The cartoon that almost convinced you to join the Marines is due out in 2009. And remember: Knowing is Half the Battle. The other half is cheating.
As a young lad, GI Joe was one of my favorite things. I think a lot of dudes my age joined the military because they watched this cartoon as a kid. It’s also clear that we’ve all grown up to become people with at least some discretionary income and a little bit of say in the movie business.
I’ve got to say, this promo has got me interested in the third season of Heroes. So you know what? I think i'll watch it when it premiers. That’s why Television is such an amazing invention: because you can see something on the internet about television, and then go watch it. The future is now.
I have disloacated my shoulder before, I can tell you with authority that it really sucks. When this Hungarian weightlifter destroys his arm, a bunch of guys come out to block us from seeing his pain. Fortunately for us, there were four different angles, all with brutal slo-mo. Even the announcers don't want to see it, but they do. It's like a train wreck, only the train is an arm.
I like movies where the good guys win, but in the end of this movie, Hitler wins. That's a bummer. Tom Cruise plays Claus von Stauffenberg, a German officer who plotted to off the fuehrer. Think of it as Mission: Impossible 4: Kill Hitler. Or don't. We would rather leave that job to Wolfenstein. Studio: United Artists
The inner-workings of Tom Cruise are baffling. His hilarious role in Tropic Thunder probably would have been enough to get people to stop making fun of his weirdness for a while. So what's the next logical step? Dress up like a nazi for a movie! Nothing says, "Hey, I'm cool and normal" like bringing up memories of the Holocaust for a blockbuster.
Watching people go on crazy, obscenity-filled rants is one of my favorite pastimes. While Bob Saget's is probably just a viral marketing ploy for his upcoming roast, it's still pretty funny. He takes on a director, an old lady and a bird, all of whom deserve a good tongue lashing if you ask me. The Lily Tomlin and David O.
First off you need to know this: I lost my shit laughing at Tropic Thunder AND my mind was blown by the action. It is not easy to blend the two genres. But Ben Stiller and crew pulled it off in a big way.
Coming soon to a retard near you.
There have been some protests about the usage of the word retard in Tropic Thunder. Apparently retard advocates are not too pleased about Robert Downey-Syndrome Jr's usage of the word retard in the Movie.
Horay for remakes of Asian horror films! This American version of a South Korean flick is based on the premise that pissed off ghosts use mirrors as a doorway into the living world. They use that doorway to come in and mess everything up. Honestly, that plot sounds about as tired as Brett Favre, but you never know. At least it has Amy Smart.
CLIP IS VERY GORY AND HAS BAD LANGUAGE SO DON'T WATCH IF YOU'RE AT WORK OR CHILLING OUT AT A DAYCARE OR SOMETHING. I know, it seems kind of silly to watch the first three minutes of Mirrors, when you can just go back and watch the entire South Korean version, Into the Mirror, which has been out for five years now.