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‘MORE THAN A GAME’ WITH LEBRON JAMES… POSTER, PHOTO, RELEASE DATE

Friday, April 17 by

Lionsgate Films has just released the poster for More Than A Game, the documentary that follows NBA star LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James’ journey to fame.  Boom Shik-a-Click on the image below to 'Bron 'Bron size it, Baby!After the jump is a new production still, as well as the extended synopsis and info on the film.  More Than A Game opens in theaters October 2nd, 2009. 

The Office Recap: Rivals

Friday, April 17 by

Charles Miner delegates more responsbility to Dwight, causing his loyalties with Michael to be called into question, and Andy decides to help Jim out because he's obviously not doing well with Pam at all. (Clearly.) It's another fantastic Office this week, and it's right after the jump.

More Than a Game

Friday, April 17 by

Director: Kristopher BelmanCast: LeBron James, Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis, Wille McGeeSynopsis: Five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio star in this remarkable true-life coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great adversity.  Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player’s father, and led by future NBA superstar LeBron James, the “Fab Five’s” improbable seven-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstep of a national high school championship.  Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested—both on and off the court—as James’ exploding worldwide celebrity threatens to destroy everything they’ve set out to achieve together.  More Than A Game combines a series of unforgettable one-on-one interviews with rare news footage, never-before-seen home videos, and personal family photographs to bring this heart-wrenching and wholly American story to life.

Southland Recap: Mozambique

Friday, April 17 by

 

Parks and Recreation Recap: Canvassing

Friday, April 17 by

The episode opens similar to the last one, with Leslie (Amy Poehler) in a sunny park with children, being a moron. Maybe cold opens in the park will be a weekly feature. Either way, she’s dressed as a bunny (slightly creepy) and participating in an Easter egg hunt with the children of Pawnee. She remarks that it seems very difficult to find the eggs, at which point Tom (Aziz Ansari) confesses to the camera in an interview that he forgot to hide the eggs, while a montage runs of children becoming increasingly upset, crying, throwing down their baskets, etc. All in all, not a bad Easter for Pawnee.After the opening, Leslie goes to visit her mother, a higher-up in the local government, whom she has a slightly unhealthy amount of respect for (she compares her to Mother Teresa), and sets up a dubiously addressed subplot of vying for her mother’s approval and affection, but to no avail (probably due in no small part to her wide-eyed incompetence). She tries to brag about her subcommittee, and is met with apathy on the subject from her mother, before heading off to a small meeting with Mark and Ann (Rashida Jones).

Friday Porning News

Friday, April 17 by

There is a misconception that porn actors don't get to flex their muscles or show their chops in the traditional sense. I disagree. It takes a certain amount of talent and self-awareness to appear in a porn parody of a popular television show. These are always hysterical. Though I draw the line at Everybody Trains Raymond and anything Mr. Ed related.5 Pornos Based On Beloved Sitcoms (Huffington Post)Crank 2, the tweets are in. (/film)Tron Guy weighs in. (io9) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince trailer. (Apple) Stephen Dorff to appear in non-video game based film. (Cinematical) Terminator Salvation pics. (Latino Review)

‘G.I. JOE: RESOLUTE’ DEBUTS FRIDAY NIGHT ON ADULT SWIM

Thursday, April 16 by

Tomorrow night, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim are debuting "G.I. JOE: RESOLUTE," a hard boiled reenvisioning of the G.I. JOE we know and love (unless you're a He-Man guy like me).  The micro-series is directed by Joaquim dos Santos (Justice League Unlimited, Avatar: The Last Airbender), and is written by Warren Ellis, of the Transmetropolitan, Planetary and Global Frequency comic book series (amongst a ton of others).   According to Ellis, via his website, "It’s an hour long, broken into ten 5-minute episodes and one 10-minute final episode."  The first episode will air Friday 4/17 during Adult Swim, with new episodes running every weekday and the finale airing on April 25th.  You can check out the promo for it after the jump, along with every G.I. Joe-themed Robot Chicken sketch ever made.

MODERN LINKS

Thursday, April 16 by

Hey now!  Hey nooooow!  Don't dream it's over! If you loved the music in Adventureland but want the 30 or so songs that aren't on the official soundtrack, The Playlist has has tracked them down for you, with the help of iTunes and director Greg Mottola.More Adventureland Music (ThePlaylist)WIN TICKETS TO UFC 98 (Break.com)So Halo 3 Actually Looks Pretty Bad Ass (Unreality)Something Something A Porn Star (FilmDrunk)Armored Trailer w/ Posters (Filmofilia)McG Likes To Be Confusing (Pajiba)Hulk Hogan Pulls An O.J. (MoonDogSports)The Best John Mayer Fan Ever (Manofest)Marie Allison's Spank Bank (GorillaMask)Star Trek Gets Redubbed (IAmBored)6 Superheroes Who Lost It (Cracked)International Mutants Rock (DreadCentral)7 Awesome Cartoon Intros In Foreign Languages (Holytaco)Kristin Kreuk Likes Boys (BustedCoverage)Julia Alison Is F&#*ing Hot (Uncoached)

Thursday TV Preview

Thursday, April 16 by

TV's famous peacock owns the Thursday night airwaves. The ultra-reliable duo of The Office and 30 Rock is complimented well by two promising new shows. One has Michael Scott in female form (Amy Poehler) and I Love You, Man babe Rashida Jones, while the other has O.C.'s 'Ryan' trying his hand as a rookie cop in LA. So pull up a chair, prop those feet up, and let the NBC peacock blow your mind for 3 straight hours. Your preview after the break.

NEW TRAILER FOR ‘ARMORED’ WITH MATT DILLON, FISHBURNE, RENO, AND SKEET SKEET SKEET SKEET SKEET SKEET

Thursday, April 16 by

Armored, the new film from Nimród Antal (Vacancy) has a trailer out, and with it comes a lot of hardcore explosions and gunfire and ambiguously homoerotic camaraderie that I'm sure are all very in tune with the lives of real Armored Transport Officers.  In other words, I'm there opening night. According to the filmmakers, the movie is about "a crew of officers at an armored transport security firm that risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist….against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off." Someone should have told Matt Dillon.  Check out the trailer and some extra still images from it after the jump.

ACHTUNG! BRÜNO LOVES DAS KAMERA!

Thursday, April 16 by

With the much anticipated BRÜNO coming out this summer (July 10th to be exact – MARK IT!!!) we thought we'd tease you with a few more photos from some of BRÜNO's personal, private collection.  Ogle the rest after the jump.

CRANK 2′S AMY SMART HAS A STRANGE CONCEPT OF BIKINI TOPS

Thursday, April 16 by

Tomorrow, Crank: High Voltage opens in theaters, and Jason Statham's Chev Chelios will reunite with Eve, played by Amy Smart. No word on whether or not she'll reprise her gratuitously open-air sex scene from the first film, but the pasties above are more amenable to our tastes than the image of Statham grinding on Amy like a pirate on shore leave.Where else you can Get Smart:  Amy had a bit part in Starship Troopers, did a short stint on 'Scrubs,' played opposite Ashton Kutcher in The Butterfly Effect, played Holly, one of the love interests in the Starsky & Hutch remake, and more recently can be seen screaming in Mirrors.  She also has repeatedly voiced Strawberry Shortcake on 'Robot Chicken.'  Pointless Quote: "As a kid, I loved being surrounded by mountains, creeks and animals.  Check out the photos of Amy as nature intended after the jump.

KIDS’ LETTERS TO MICHAEL BAY

Thursday, April 16 by

For many movie lovers out there, Michael Bay is like the Santa Claus of summer.  We wait 12 months and then BOOM, Bay arrives with a sack full of goodies, heading back to his factory where the ILM elves toil to make the following year's gifts even more bombastic than the last. We at Screenjunkies have a very special "in" with Mr. Bay, as we help manage his Twitter account.  So, naturally, people contact us all the time to reach him via email, letters, bouquets of explosives, etc.  What follows are letters written to Michael Bay from some very special children, and we felt that they should be shared.Click on each image to enlarge. Sam Huntington – Age 9 – Orlando, Florida  Steven Blomquist – Age 8 – Aurora, Illinois

Turkish Morning News

Thursday, April 16 by

Variety reports that Turkish satellite broadcaster ATV plans to create their own version of The Golden Girls starring an entirely Turkish cast. The show will center around four older women living together, helping one another, and thanking one another for being a friend. If it's any bit as awesome as Turkish Rambo then I'm moving to Turkey immediately. I'll send for my things. Watch that phenomenal trailer below. Will Ferrell to go feral on Man vs. Wild. (Huffington Post) Mitch Hurwitz's Sit Down, Shut Up promos. (Pajiba)  Kevin Smith at Carnegie Hall (Kevin Smith)  Watch the first four minutes of Mystery Team. (Dan Eckman) Megan Fox runs afoul of Border Patrol. (EW) 

Temporary Lost Recap: Dead Men Talking

Wednesday, April 15 by

About time we got a Miles episode. In this one, we dive into more of his background and exactly how he came to the island.  He and Hurley also form an unexpected friendship back in 1977, as they discuss Miles and his father. Meanwhile Roger Linus isn't resting easy over the loss of his son, and Kate makes a blunder that could cost her and her friends their preciously kept secret. This week's Lost is right after the jump.

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