Brilliant But Cancelled: The 1980's 'Exorcist' Sitcom Spin-Off

Kids say the darndest things. Kids say the darndest things. (Film School Rejects)

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Amy Schumer Says The Darndest Things In New 'Trainwreck' Trailer

Oh, you. The international trailer for Judd Apatow's Trainwreck, starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader, reveals a few more scenes for the upcoming comedy and further positions it as this summer's funniest film. Schumer (who also wrote the film) stars as a woman who was taught monogamy wasn't possible. This leads her to date a string of men while refusing to get serious with any of them. Then she meets Hader's nice guy and is tempted to give dating a chance. All in all, it looks great and Schumer will continue to breakout.


Jump Scare of the Day: 'The Exorcist III' Nurse Scene

Introducing the Jump Scare of the Day™, a new recurring feature here at Screen Junkies designed to push you closer and closer to the brink of a nightmare-fueled insanity and/or incontinence. By Jared Jones Introducing the Jump Scare of the Day™, a new recurring feature here at Screen Junkies that is most certainly *not* a blatant attempt to cash in on the horror-centric frightfest that October has become. So just throw that notion right out of your head. For the next 30 days, we will be providing you Screen Junkards with a routine dose of heart-stopping terror from some of our favorite horror films both old and new, with the hope that each successive offering will push you closer and closer to the brink of a nightmare-fueled insanity and/or incontinence. First up, we give you the "nurse scene" from The Exorcist III (1990). Not to spoil it, but let's just say that things does not end well for the titular nurse. If you have any suggestions for what tomorrow's scene should be, give us a shout over at @screenjunkies with the hashtag #jumpscare.


Tommy Wiseau Is Back With A Thing That He Is Calling A Sitcom

And his own underwear line. Despite the fact that it's been six years in the making and hasn't been picked up by anyone, Tommy Wiseau's The Neighbors is still promised to be coming soon. Much like diarrhea, we don't know where and we don't know when. The director-writer-producer-actor has surrounded himself with young people once again for the porn-grade "sitcom," and debuted this "INFO #1" video to answer any questions you may have. But not really. This only serves to confuse and I think it's also trying to sell me underwear. If your curiosity is piqued, Wiseau provides this synopsis: SYNOPSIS OF "THE NEIGHBORS" "THE NEIGHBORS" IS A SITCOM ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A GROUP OF NEIGHBORS WHO LIVE IN AN APARTMENT BUILDING. THE LEAD CHARACTER IS CHARLIE, THE MANAGER OF THE BUILDING. THE TENANTS ARE A DIVERSE GROUP OF PERSONALITIES; ALL OF DIFFERENT AGES AND BACKGROUNDS, CONSTANTLY BRINGING THEIR PROBLEMS TO CHARLIE AND HIS SECRETARY/GIRLFRIEND BEBE. THE CHARACTER OF PRINCESS PENELOPE CREATES A COMMOTION AFTER SHE WITNESSES THE GHOST OF HER UNCLE PRINCE CHARLES. IT IS A FRESH AND HUMOROUS LOOK AT HUMAN BEHAVIOR THROUGH DIFFERENT POINTS OF VIEW. THIS COCKTAIL OF CHARACTERS ALWAYS GUARANTEE PLENTY OF SURPRISES. THE DEMOGRAPHIC IS ALL INCLUSIVE. PLOT: IN THE PILOT, MARIANA IS OBSESSED ABOUT BUGS IN HER APARTMENT. MONICA CATCHES HER BOYFRIEND DEN IN BED WITH PATRICK. PRINCESS PENELOPE ARRIVES AND DARREN SERENADES HER WITH ACCOMPANIMENT FROM OTHER TENANTS. RICHARD BECOMES PRINCESS PENELOPE'S BUTLER AND HANDYMAN. ED PREPARES A BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR BEBE. Also, of note, the amazing new website that Wiseau has created for the show. Like Wiseau's films, there's not much there yet there's so much there. (AV Club)


'The Thing' Trailer Looks Like A Thing

You didn't expect it to be better than the original, did you? [post-album postid="220329" item="5"] Universal has dropped the trailer for the remake of The Thing. Why they would remake a classic horror film such as John Carpenter's The Thing (and call it a prequel), I have no idea. There is no way it could improve upon the original, which means they're just setting themselves up for failure. The trailer doesn't look awful by any means, it just looks meh. Mary Elizabeth Winstead leads a cast that includes Joel Edgerton and Eric Christian Olsen. Or at least that's who they say they are. Who knows with this THING out there. Side note: why must all horror trailers end with a character holding his or her breath, hoping that a creature/killer doesn't strike from around the corner, and then a creature/killer strikes from around the corner?


Test Footage of the <em>Deadpool</em> Movie Has Leaked, and It's F*cking Brilliant

Based on this clip, Deadpool already looks like it will be a better movie than The Green Lantern, and this isn't even actual footage from the film yet. By Jared Jones While not being the biggest superhero/comic book movie fan myself, I am still forced to admit that the leaked test footage from 20th Century Fox's upcoming Deadpool movie is undeniably awesome. It's got everything; Ryan Reynolds' patented cheeky one-liners, absolutely gruesome deaths played for laughs, and the existential musings of Gwen Stafani's "Hollaback Girl." Based on this clip, Deadpool already looks like it will be a better movie than The Green Lantern, and this isn't even actual footage from the film yet. Then again, I thought The Avengers was just OK (*dodges bottle*), so what the hell do I know? Check out the leaked test clip above while you still can, then start wetting yourselves with excitement in the comments section.


Matthew McConaughey's 'Dazed and Confused' Audition Tape is the Most McConaughey Thing to Ever McConaughey

If you ever wanted proof that McConaughey *is* Wooderson (and vice versa), this is it. By Jared Jones It is often said that the greatest actors don't act at all, really, but rather bring certain (enhanced) aspects of their own personality into the character they are portraying — prime examples of this being Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski, John Wayne in everything, and Matthew McConaughey in Dazed and Confused. With his perpetually laid-back vibe and penchant for stony anecdotes, McConaughey *is* Wooderson and vice versa, hence why the actor will always be looked at through the lense of his first defining role. Perhaps to confirm our long-running and well-backed suspicions about McConaughey the person, the Criterion Collection decided to release his original audition tape for Dazed and Confused yesterday. It is without a doubt the most McConaughey thing to ever McConaughey. According to FilmDrunk, the then-23-year-old McConaughey only wound up in Dazed and Confused after meeting the film's casting director at the Hyatt bar where "McConaughey’s buddy used to bartend and give him free beer." My guess is that said director took one look into McConaughey's steely blue, glazed over eyes and instantly knew that everything was going to be all right, all right, all right. Check out McConaughey's audition tape above, which features his now infamous "high school girls" line and even an appearance by future Dazed and Confused co-star Willy Wiggins. Willy Wiggins. With a name like that, it's a shame that kid's career never took off.


Eli Roth's 'Clown' Wished Into Being A Real Thing

"That's not funny, Daddy." A few years ago, filmmakers Jon Watts and Christopher D. Ford posted a trailer for the fake Eli Roth-produced horror movie Clown to the Internet. Roth himself saw the trailer and said something along the lines of, "Hey, holy crap. I would make that film!" Thus, we proudly present the trailer for the actual Eli Roth-produced horror movie Clown. The film follows a dad who dons a cursed clown costume to entertain his son's birthday party, only to find that the costume can't be removed and is taking possession of its human host. Silly concept with a brilliant execution. This trailer reveals a movie far scarier than it should be. Seriously creepy.


This Video Of Washed-Up 1980's Cartoon Characters Is The Best

The 80's were unkind to a lot of people, both real and fictional. But the harsh realities of the "me' decade weren't just felt by live-action people. This short film by Steve Cutts shows that our favorite 80's and 90's cartoon characters were put through the ringer, and they're working far worse for the wear. Should have spent more time at the gym and the therapist's office and a little less time at Studio 54 (or wherever the hell people were going in the 80's.) How many familiar faces can you spot in this video? I'll help you out in the beginning: Mario. Smurfs. Roger Rabbit.