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THE TOP 40 CARS FROM FEATURE FILMS (#25-21)

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25. THE PUSSY WAGONMake/Model: 1997 Chevrolet C-2500 Silverado FleetsideKill Bill Vol. 1’s Buck (Michael Bowen) is one lecherous scum sucker, and his nickname for his ride – painted brazenly all over the body  – is certainly fitting.  It’s Buck’s disregard for decency and driver’s etiquette that puts this truck on the list.  I wonder if it’s ever run into the Wiener Mobile? 24. COBRA'S MERCURYMake/Model: Customized 1950 Mercury MontereyCrime is the disease.  Meet the car that delivers the cure.  Marion “Cobra” Cobretti (Sylvester Stallone) puts this tank of a car through war, destroying the Monterey while he demolishes a psychotic gang bent on world domination… This car is best driven with a match hanging out of the driver’s mouth. 23. LOUISE'S THUNDERBIRD

THE TOP 40 CARS FROM FEATURE FILMS (#30-26)

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30. POLICE SPINNERMake/Model: Mead VTOL aerodyneBlade Runner’s celebrated production designer, Syd Mead, came up with the concept of the spinner, a flying car with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. Designer Mead has described the spinner as an aerodyne – a vehicle which directs air downward to create lift, though press kits for the film stated that the spinner was propelled by three engines: "conventional internal combustion, jet and anti-gravity".  We recommend test driving one as long as you bring your Vangelis tunes to pump over the stereo. 29. MARCIE'S LAMBORGHINI

THE TOP 40 CARS FROM FEATURE FILMS (#35-31)

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35. WALT'S GRAN TORINOMake/Model: 1972 Ford Gran Torino The car isn’t actually driven all that much in Eastwood's Gran Torino, but it’s the impetus for one of 2008’s best offerings when Walt Kowalski’s Gran Torino becomes the prize in an initiation for a neighborhood gang made up of Hmong kids.  The car is a tough old relic, whose engine growls sound a lot like Eastwood’s character every time he opens his mouth.  The car spits out a lot fewer racial epithets, though.  34. FREDDY'S CADILLAC

THE TOP 40 CARS FROM FEATURE FILMS

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In honor of Fast & Furious, opening this Friday, Screen Junkies wanted to take a joy ride down memory lane and pay homage to what we think are the most memorable automobiles ever put on film.  To make this list, you didn't have to be the fastest; you didn't have to be the coolest.  Hell, you didn't always have to work.  But personality gets the most mileage, and these forty vehicles have enough personality to drive forever.  Screen Junkies presents… The Top 40 Cars From Feature Films! 40. THE VW TRANSPORTER

VIGGO MORTENSEN’S PENIS MUST BE HEARD!

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According to MTV's Movie Blog, David Cronenberg is looking to do a sequel to 2007's Eastern Promises.  In the original, Viggo Mortensen played a Russian gangster who was actually a spy for British Intel, and, as much as some may try to forget, many will vividly recall the now-famous scene in which Viggo's character teamed up with his exposed genitalia to battle a would-be assassin in a sauna.  No reports as to whether or not the pair will link up again in the sequel, but speculation has begun… and Screen Junkies has the exclusive comic book adaptation of the speculation.  Click to enlarge. 

R.I.P. BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER’S “LORNE”

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Monday TV Preview

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Further evidence that TV never dissapoints: Tonight's offering includes a Heroes trip to Mexico (Spring Break woooo), a delousing of Jack Bauer (who's now got nothing to lose), and an important history lesson on awesomely brutal Roman war tactics (Caesar-style). Only complaint: not in 3D (3D rocks). Your preview after (the break).

EMILY BROWNING IS SUCKER PUNCH’S NEW “BABY DOLL”

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According to Entertainment Weekly's Hollywood Insider, "Emily Browning (The Uninvited) will replace Amanda Seyfried in Zack Snyder's Sucker Punch for Warner Bros. You may remember Emily as "Violet" in 2004's Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events.  She'll be playing "Baby Doll," an "insane asylum inmate who loses herself in a fantasy world where she dreams about escaping with her fellow inmates."

ALIEN TRESPASS GIVEAWAY!

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WIN A SET OF SIGNED LOBBY CARDS FROM THE FILM!This Friday, Roadside Attractions' Alien Trespass opens.  It stars Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird and Robert Lauria*, and is a loving homage to classic sci-fi filmmaking. Screen Junkies and Roadside Attractions are extending the love to you by GIVING AWAY TWO SETS OF ALIEN TRESPASS LOBBY CARDS.  Each set comes with 8 cards.  One of the sets is signed by Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Dan Lauria and director R.W. Goodwin!

ALIEN TRESPASS TRAILER!

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Alien Trespass

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  Director: R.W. Goodwin Cast: Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Robert Patrick, Jody Thompson, Dan Lauria Synopsis: Set in 1957, Alien Trespass chronicles a fiery object from outer space that crashes into a mountaintop in the California desert, bringing the threat of disaster to Earth. Out of the flying saucer escapes a murderous creature – the Ghota, which is bent on destroying all life forms on the planet. A benevolent alien from the spaceship, Urp, inhabits the body of Ted Lewis (Eric McCormack) – a local astronomer – and with the help of Tammy (Jenni Baird), a waitress from the local diner, sets out to save mankind. Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Release Date: April 3, 2009

NEW X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE PICS!

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Today, X-Men Films posted eight high-res images from Fox's upcoming X-Men Origins: Wolverine, opening May 1st.  I'm just going to shut up and let you look at the pretty pictures.  See all of the others after the jump.

Eastbound and Down – The Deleted Shower Scene

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Well, it was a short but fun run, that Eastbound & Down.  The ballad of Kenny Powers was pretty much like a three hour-long movie broken up and strung out over six weeks.  And like a good three-hour movie, it's bound to have a deleted scene or two, because anyone who attempts to make a three hour movie realizes at some point they have to cut something.  Also, this is TV, so it has something called a time slot.  Wait.  It's not TV.  It's HBO.  Watch the deleted scene from this not-TV show or else, in the words of Kenny Powers, "You're f**kin' out!"  It's after the jump.

Breaking Bad Recap: Down

Monday, March 30 by

Another week gone by, another meth addled story of lies and close scrapes for our two favorite kingpins. “Hey Captain America”, says a bum to Jesse as he is walking into a convenience store to meet up with Walt. Walt and Jesse decide they are going to have to put cooking on hold for a little bit while Walt’s family gets less suspicious. So Walt tries to be sweet and get on Skyler’s good side. He cooks them breakfast but Skyler is skeptical, as usual.  Next, Walter reps Boz Skaggs as one of the best musicians of all time, maybe he’s been getting high on his own supply. While cleaning up, Walt attempts to cover up the his second cell phone. Skyler, though, is unimpressed and storms out to Walt’s dismay. Meanwhile Jesse’s parents have wised up to his drug trafficking ways. So they decide to evict him from his house which they have the property rights to. Jesse’s got 72 hours to get out. 

WINNER OF SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE CAPTION CONTEST

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 Well, chaiwallahs, the submissions have been collected and the judges have spoken.  The winner of Slumdog Millionaire on DVD or Blu-Ray is the user known as Novakane, whose comment, "The Corn?  I ate it.  Why?"  tickled enough people's funny bones to take the prize.

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