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REVIEW 2: The Day The Earth Stood Still

Sunday, December 14 by

(Editors Note: Sometime's two people from the massive staff of Screenjunkies review the same movie, and the best review wins. This is one of those occassions. Here's Thomas Anderson's. Max Power's review can be found here.) I have a confession to make: I’m a sucker for any good old fashioned sci-fi trip, even if said sci-fi trip involves some overused clichés and a plot that doesn’t entirely make sense.  These flaws can be forgiven if the rest of the show gives enough thrills, special-events driven destruction, and Keanu Reeves. 

REVIEW: The Day The Earth Stood Still

Saturday, December 13 by

I was listening to an episode of This American Life where they break down step-by-step what has happened in the financial markets over the past few months that has made hoards of analysts and traders literally shit their pants. Check it out, it’s mind blowing. The idea that our markets would just freeze up and stop working is something that trusted names in economics are saying is a reality.  The consequences would be disastrous. Companies would stop making stuff. Millions of people would lose their jobs.  Industrial food production would grind to a halt. We could potentially see a mini-apocalypse as chaos spread around the globe.  And what brought on end of days? Terrorists? Nuclear mutual annihilation? Plague? Nope: friggin home loans.

11 Totally Awfulsome Movies

Saturday, December 13 by

We all have them: Our favorite worst movies. Whether due to poor acting, writing, production value or all of the above, there are some gorgeously entertaining cinematic turds that we just can’t flush out of our hearts. Here are some of the most awfulsome movies ever made. 11. Double Team

Hollywood’s Heating Up This Weekend

Friday, December 12 by

For Those Who Patron The Theatre Hollywood (finally) starts her engines for the Holiday run of big blockbuster films.

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Friday, December 12 by

Odette Yustman takes on Rogue's Gallery (Comingsoon)

Good Trailer

Friday, December 12 by

This trailer has a totally awesome part at the 30 second mark where the main character says "Hitler is a Jerk. He'll never last." And then clinks giant beer mugs with his friend. Do we really need another movie about the moral dilemma of joining vs. not joining the Nazi Party in pre-war Europe?

Legendary Betty Page Dies

Friday, December 12 by

Legendary pin-up model Betty Page died today at age of 85 from complications of a recent heart attack.  If you're like me you're pretty shocked by the news that Betty Page was still alive.

Meredith Is On Fire (Literally)

Friday, December 12 by

Phyllis shows a devilish side of herself we haven't seen before – she's holding her knowledge of Dwight and Angela’s torrid affair over the former party planning committee’s head in order to boss her around and plan her own parties, while Meredith’s hair catches on fire in the conference room and Dwight runs a lucrative black market from his desk on the hot toy of the season.

EW’s Ten Best Unproduced Scripts in Hollywood?

Thursday, December 11 by

EW's list of supposed hot scripts dropped yesterday. Number 9 is I'm With Cancer, written by Will Reiser. Will is a friend, so I've read the script numerous times, and I can confidently say that EW's description of the project as "The 40 Year Old Virgin with Chemo is total bullshit." It's WAY better than that.

The Predator Rap

Thursday, December 11 by

From HOLY TACO. America needs more raps by British dudes about awesome movies from the 80's. Finally, someone has stepped up. I want to see Robocop narrated in rhymes ASAP. 

Will Ferrell Takes Bush Impersonation to HBO

Thursday, December 11 by

I really don't like live theatre. It rubs me the wrong way. It could be that I just haven't seen enough good plays. It might be because I've spent time around so many actors that defend theatre while they give each other HJ's and say how brilliant they were in their last performance. I will, however, be watching when HBO airs this special presentation of Will Ferrell's Broadway show "You're Welcome America. A Final Night With George W. Bush." No word yet on the date. But of course, we will let you know. Here's some morning news. HBO to air Will Ferrell's Bush show (Comingsoon)First look at a terminator factory (Empire) SAG could strike by end of January (Variety) Seagal, the tax paying vampire slayer (CHUD) Stiller goes green (Joblo) Oliver Stone to make Chavez doc (Variety)

Holiday Infused Night of Comedy

Wednesday, December 10 by

The Office and 30 Rock get into the Christmas spirit with two new episodes of comedy gold frankincense. Prime Time TV

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Wednesday, December 10 by

Evan Rachel Wood is Mary Jane (CHUD) The resurrection of Mickey Rourke (Maxim) Fallon responds to douchebag allegations (Flmdrunk) Liev Schreiber gets feral in Wolverine (Comingsoon) Sexiest music moments in TV History…

Half Naked Jessica Biel In Powder Blue

Wednesday, December 10 by

Powder Blue is a forthcoming movie where Jessica Biel plays a woman stripping to earn money to raise her terminally ill son. If it's one thing that a guy does not need it is a reason for a stripper to be stripping. We don't care about your college fund or your grandma's glaucoma.

Morning News

Wednesday, December 10 by

Julian Farino will juggle Oranges

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