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MEGAN FOX IN ‘PEER PRESSURE’ PSA

Wednesday, August 12 by

Peer pressure in high school can be a real bitch, so kudos to Megan Fox for devoting a few minutes of her time to talk about what can be done to combat it.  Granted, the only peer pressure she probably ever had to endure in high school was Michael Bay's casting car wash, but Fox gives a no-holds-barred, uncensored and sure-fire approach for all the ladies out there who have to cope with the lascivious behavior of teenage boys… and if there's one thing we learned about Fox during our coverage of JENNIFER'S BODY at Comic-Con, it's that she's best when uncensored.  Enjoy.  And try not to get killed and eaten when school starts back up, guys.

‘BANDSLAM’ ACTRESS ALYSON MICHALKA

Wednesday, August 12 by

Not since the release of the latest Harry Potter movie have we really had to worry about oogling girls that may in fact be underage.  Then Bandslam came into our sphere of thought.  This features more "wait a second, are they 18?" babes than you can shake a stick at.  Since Vanessa Hudgens is proving to be a shameless photo hooker without our help, we felt it would be best to point you towards Alyson Michalka, the legal babe that somehow manages to not have nude pics of her turn up on the internet every six months.  Prior to Bandslam, Alyson's big acting job was on the Disney Channel series "Phil of the Future," but she also happens to be a platinum-selling recording artist with Aly & AJ, a band she started with her younger sister.  Plus, when she was 10, she won a Christmas card competition with Hallmark.  So, before she was legal, she accomplished more than 80% of the people reading this have as adults.A word from Alyson: "I'm always the crazy one at parties who will do silly stuff! I've eaten like five lemon wedges and then I had to drink a cup of sugar!"See, Vanessa Hudgens?  That should be the crazy stuff you do, not drink five lemon-lime Smirnoff Ices and decide to take photos of yourself in your birthday suit!  You work for Disney, for goodness sake!  Check out wholesomely hot photos of Alyson after the jump.

BANDSLAM

Wednesday, August 12 by

Director: Todd Graff Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Alyson Michalka, Gaelan Connell, Lisa Kudrow Synopsis: A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band — together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands. Genre: Alyson Michalka Release Date: August 14, 2009

5 PBS HOSTS WHO NEED THEIR OWN MOVIE

Wednesday, August 12 by

Julia Child has been dead for five years, but this past weekend the PBS star was resurrected. Her biopic, JULIE & JULIA, took second place at the box office, a feat that is even more impressive when you consider the filmmakers watered down the interesting tale of Child’s life with the inane exploits of some shitty blogger (pot, kettle, black). The fact that Hollywood was able to turn a PBS star who looks like a tranny version of Herman Munster into box office gold is sure to get noticed, and if there’s one thing Hollywood likes to do, it’s run an idea into the ground. Since it’s only a matter of time before some desperate studio green lights a similar film, we here at Screen Junkies have compiled a list of the top five PBS personalities who deserve a movie. All we’re asking for in return is a producer credit and 10% of the domestic gross (and 20% of the international).  

FRANK DARABONT ADAPTS ‘THE WALKING DEAD’ FOR TV

Wednesday, August 12 by

The world's greatest zombie comic book is shuffling its way toward a small screen adaptation. The ridiculously rad Frank Darabont is in final talks to write and direct The Walking Dead for AMC. If you're unfamiliar with the books, the story centers on a group of strangers who must fight for survival in a zombie-infested world. Though the focus is on how we deal with one another once society and the creature comforts crumble, there is quite a bit of disturbing gore throughout. This is super exciting and Darabont is the perfect choice to helm. I'm also very excited that zombies will finally be brought to the small screen. The zombies on The Hills don't count because those are fast zombies. (/Film)Sink your teeth into these fleshy morning links…Studios line up for Kick-Ass. (Latino Review)LEGO is the latest toy-to-movie adaptation. What's next, Yo-yo? (Reuters)Astro Boy full length trailer. (First Showing)Miley Cyrus pole-dances. (Newsday)Jon Hamm interview. (AV Club)

LEAKED COMIC-CON ‘IRON MAN 2′ FOOTAGE

Tuesday, August 11 by

This was the hit of Comic-Con 2009, and for good reason.  There's nothing to say other than this is the only leaked footage of IRON MAN 2 that we've been able to find online. Oh, and people seated in large groups will eagerly clap at any use of the f-word.  Enjoy, and don't say we never embedded anything for you. When you're done watching Don Cheadle/War Machine kick ass, check out these links: Jennifer Copeland In Little To No Clothes (Gorillamask) What Her Drink Really Says About Her (Holytaco) There's a Kick Ass Bidding War For Matthew Vaughan's Kick Ass (Filmdrunk) 10 Greatest Cleavage Moments In TV History (Manofest) Light Emitting Wallpaper Is Purty (Walyou) 5 Bad Movies With Great Ensemble Casts (Pajiba) 5 Incredibly Impractical Sexual Practices (Cracked) Grandpa Is A Mac (Sickpigs) How To Date Out Of Your League (Coedmagazine) Miley And Noah Cyrus Pole Dance, Make People Feel Awkward (Celebjihad) How To Be A Millionaire Rock Star (Mademan) 10 Most Cursed MMA Events Of All Time (Cagepotato) 15 Classy Video Game Covers (Unreality) What Is The Manliest Drink Of All Manly Drinks? (Asylum) Streaker Arrested For Running Through Airport (Bustedcoverage) Whatever Happened To The Cast Of Just One Of The Guys? (Uncoached) This Sh*t Just Got Real, Really (Regretfulmorning)  Happy Birthday, Carolyn Murphy (Moondogsports) The Thrilling Conclusion To Sara's Class Reunion (Maninthebox)

REVIEW: ‘INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS’

Tuesday, August 11 by

Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds.  You have to think the movie would make Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen-amounts of money if every moviegoer were Jewish and an action movie aficionado.  While we at Screen Junkies are decidedly action movie lovers, we are also mostly of the gentile persuasion.  So, while we already have our Basterds tickets for opening weekend, we fully appreciate how gratifying the film might be all the more gratifying for someone whose family had to actually endure the atrocities of the Nazis. The idea of hearing a Jewish perspective on a movie that centers on Jews brutally killing a bunch of people who brutally killed Jews always had an interesting ring to it.  Luckily for us, our friends at Heeb Magazine read our minds, and passed writer Oliver Noble's review of the flick on to us for a gander.  As you can see from the beginning of Noble's piece, Tarantino seems to have nailed his key demo:

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT: TUESDAY, AUGUST 11th, 2009

Tuesday, August 11 by

Whale extinction, stem cell research, sustainability, and Nicolas Cage. Tonight's TV Preview are all causes once championed by Jerry Bruckheimer. CHECK OUT WHAT TO WATCH AFTER THE JUMP NOTE: ALL TIMES EASTERN AND PACIFIC!!!

‘THE GOODS’ ACTRESS NOUREEN DEWULF

Tuesday, August 11 by

Another hot actress from The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard?  Crap, I already used a "she's got 'the goods'" joke yesterday with Jordana Spiro. Gotta think of another title-pertinent description for Noureen Dewulf… Oh, I got it: Noureen Dewulf is no "hard sell."  Goodness, that's brilliant.  The young actress first started gaining attention in the Oscar-winning short film West Bank Story.  Since then, she's had a steady stream of work that includes both film and TV, including The Ghosts Of Girlfriend's Past, Oceans 13, and "Chuck."  Did I mention she's gotten all these jobs in about a two-year span?  At this rate, expect Noureen to be huge in another two.A word from Noureen: "I think the most important thing women look for in men is a level of comfort in your life, if you're nerdy, be nerdy, if you're cool and super talkative, be that. I'm attracted to people who are comfortable with themselves and are proud to be that way."Maybe I shouldn't have written out that inner monologue about me struggling for a joke; that wasn't confident at all.  I blew what little chances I had with her already.  Oh well, check out more hot photos of Noureen after the jump! 

10 HOTTEST FEMALE GRIFTERS IN MOVIES

Tuesday, August 11 by

In SPREAD, opening this Friday, Ashton Kutcher plays Nikki, a high-end lothario who has slept his way into a life of privilege.  We haven't seen the film, but we're pretty sure that we'd rather it focused on Kutcher's co-star Margarita Levieva, if only to give us more screen time with her.  In the film, Levieva plays Heather, who turns out to be a grifter just like Nikki… and the plot thickens. But it got us thinking that Heather, no matter how good she is at swindling through sex, has got some pretty stiff competition cinematically speaking.  The following ten sexpots are Screen Junkies' picks for the 10 Hottest Female Grifters in Movies.   Angelina Jolie as Julie Russell ORIGINAL SIN (2001)

PEE-WEE HERMAN STAGES HIS COMEBACK

Tuesday, August 11 by

1980's nostalgia continues to boom as Paul Reubens has announced that he'll be dusting off the red bow-tie. The LA Times reports that Pee-wee Herman will perform onstage in Hollywood this November for a limited engagement at the Music Box @ Fonda. Perhaps if this run is successful it will lead to the big screen productions Reubens has been trying to get off the ground for the last nine years. The actor stated, "I've put part of him away for a long time but part of him has always been here with me. I think it will be like riding a bike — which is not a bad analogy for Pee-wee, by the way." Although his humor is off the beaten track, I'm glad that Reubens decided to pound the pavement and put this show together. His laziness was beginning to rub me the wrong way. On an unrelated note, I wonder if he listens to The Strokes?Check out these big adventurous morning links…Exclusive interview with District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. (Latino Review) Wolverine Goes To Japan. (First Showing)Design a poster for Triangle. (Empire)Courtney Cox will say anything. (Dread Central)Kathryn Bigelow gets some action in Brazil. (Cinematical)Tara Reid back on the sauce. (Cinema Blend)

MYSTERY TEAM SHORT: THE CASE OF THE HAUNTED HOTEL

Monday, August 10 by

MYSTERY TEAM Haunted Hotel Short – Watch more Funny Videos DERRICK COMEDY's new film MYSTERY TEAM opens nationwide in October, here's a new mini adventure to hold you over right now.  If you like to laugh at naive youngsters being put in awkward, potentially life-shattering situations (like we do), then you'll love "The Case of the Haunted Hotel," which debuted online today.  It's got alcoholic dads, political scandals, sex with minors, hush money and a floor made entirely of lava.  What more could you want?  Laughs? Fine.  Take them. Coinciding with the release of the short is the announcement of early screenings of the film in select cities, the schedule for which you can get after the jump.  Before you do, be sure to check out these mystery links: Shonda Lee Is Quite Hot (Gorillamask) If State Flags Were Honest (Holytaco) Joaquin Phoenix Is Still Acting Crazy (Filmdrunk) The Funniest Newspaper Headlines Of All Time (Manofest) Star Wars Golf Club Covers For Geeky Golfers (Walyou) Harmony Korine Makes Yet Another Really Weird Movie (Pajiba) The 5 Circles Of Baffling Web Comic Hell (Cracked) Kid Solves Rubik's Cube And Plays Guitar Hero On Expert (Coedmagazine) Billy Mays' Legacy Tainted By Cocaine Use (Celebjihad) How To Be A Real American Hero (Mademan) Fedor Disses Brock Lesnar And More! (Cagepotato) Classic Clips From Every Movie John Hughes Directed (Unreality) Which Dystopian Film Is Most Likely To Come True? (Asylum) Michigan QB Moonlights As A Coke Dealer (Bustedcoverage) A Collection Of Car Demotivational Posters (Uncoached) The 10x Bacon Turkey Melt from Subway Deserves Its Own Film (Regretfulmorning) The Booze Death Calculator (Bachelorguy) Katherine Heigel Gets Called Out On Her Comments About Hard Work (Moondogsports) Freak Eats Thousands Of Snakes (Nothingtoxic) The Legend Of Neil Episode 8: Neil Goes For Broke (Atomfilms) Frank Langella Joins Wall Street (Filmofilia)

SPREAD

Monday, August 10 by

Director: David MackenzieCast: Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva, Sonia Rockwell, Maria Conchita Alonso, Shane Brolly

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT: MONDAY, AUGUST 10th, 2009

Monday, August 10 by

The Jonas Brothers, Steve Harvey, Paul Giamatti and the return of Sgt. Slaughter. Not only are they all on TV tonight but they were also all in my dream last night. The recurring one where I lead a rag-tag football team to victory in the All-City Championship. Go Warthogs!CHECK OUT WHAT TO WATCH AFTER THE JUMPNOTE: ALL TIMES EASTERN AND PACIFIC!!!

‘THE GOODS’ ACTRESS JORDANA SPIRO

Monday, August 10 by

I'll get the obvious corny statement out of the way:  The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard actress Jordana Spiro does, in fact, have "The Goods."  Har.  She plays Ivy Selleck, love interest to Jeremy Piven's Don Ready and fiancée to Ed Helms's Paxton Harding in the film.  The movie looks racy, but expect Spiro to add a layer of class and beauty to the film (as far as we can tell, they gave all the dildo jokes to Will Ferrell)  Outside of the new flick, she's been keeping busy playing every man's dream girl: the tom boy sports writer PJ on the TBS series "My Boys."  Between movies about failing used car lots and TV shows about sports, it's safe to say Jordana Spiro should be the object of every American man's affection.A word from Jordana: "Basically my homework for the show was to learn how to play poker, watch sports and drink beer. It was really difficult."We're not exactly sure how she got a job that involved performing things that men do for fun, but we're guessing it had something to do with her looks.  We're also a little jealous of her.  Check out more hot photos of Jordana after the jump!

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