Honest Action - 'Die Hard'

From the Department of Bubble-Bursting It's a bit cliche to complain about action films being unrealistic, so we decided to take our usual baseless complaining and put some science behind it. Medicine, actually. We ran the comings and goings of the action classic Die Hard by a medical professional (or "doctor," if you will) to see exactly how far out on the limb the characters went. Pretty far it would seem. Pretty, pretty, pretty far.

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What if 007 went through the Plainfield NJ school system? While there is still some debate about which day would be the best to Die Hard (I say Thursday, because then you still have the entire weekend), we do know which day would be a good one for Die Harding. To find out, watch this teaser trailer for A Good Day To Die-Hard. It chronicles John McClane and his son as they go global and take on Russian terrorists. No offense to John McClane but if he were my dad, we wouldn't hang out much. Just safer that way.


Honest Action: 'Home Alone'

Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern should be more dead than their careers. Have you ever wondered how many lives your favorite action hero would need to survive a movie? We've teamed up with an actual doctor and took up time he could be using to save lives to bring you the answer. In this edition, we examine just exactly how dead Marv and Harry from Home Alone should be after facing off with Kevin McCallister. In reality, the Wet Bandits would be dead many times over and Kevin would be shipped to a psychiatric ward until he breaks free a la Michael Myers to continue his spree of Christmas murders.


Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Give Us The Trailer For 'Get Hard'

That title can be construed in an inappropriate fashion! Remember that streak of movies where Will Ferrell was serious? That one about the narrator narrating his life, then the one about the garage sale and the black kid? We're happy to say that the experiment to make Will Ferrell a serious actor is over, and he's now back to doing ridiculous movies. This one is called Get Hard, and Ferrell co-stars with diminutive comedian Kevin Hart. Comingsoon.net offers the following synopsis: The film, which also stars Alison Brie, Edwina Findley and Craig T. Nelson, follows a rich bankmanager (Ferrell) who is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to time in a maximum security prison. To prepare himself for his incarceration, Ferrell’s character hires the man who washes his car (Hart) to toughen him up in his final 30 days of freedom. Craig T. Nelson? SOLD. The premise actually sounds pretty rich, and Will Ferrell going from timid businessman to rock hard felon will be pretty terrific. Let's get excited about this.


'Bellflower' Teaser Trailer Features Pretty Awesome Car

If I had flame throwers on my 2002 Corolla, I could burn away the morning traffic jams. The cops would pull me over and beat me senseless, but it'd be worth it. I am down with the car in this teaser for the film Bellflower, the much-talked about film that screened at SXSW and Sundance this year. If I had flame throwers on my 2002 Corolla, I could burn away the morning traffic jams. Of course, the cops would pull me over and beat me senseless, but it'd be worth it. Sign. Me. Up. I'm also curious about the movie itself. Evan Godall wrote, directed, co-starred, co-edited and co-produced Bellflower, so I'm guessing Godall isn't passionate about the film in the slightest. Here's the synopsis: Bellflower follows two friends who spend their time building flamethrowers and other weapons in the hope that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang, Mother Medusa, to reign supreme. While waiting for the destruction to commence, one of them meets a charismatic young woman and falls in love—hard. Quickly integrating into a new group of friends, the pair set off on a journey of betrayal, love, hate, and extreme violence more devastating than any of their apocalyptic fantasies. Sounds promising. Although the teaser makes it seem they're in an actual post-apocalyptic world, not just a fantasy, and that last sentence makes me think it'll be more about the relationship than battling dudes on motorcycles. Still, Bellflower is now officially on my radar Drive, Medusa. Drive...


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'Haywire' Trailer Proves Soderbergh Can Do Action

Introducing the nation's deadliest, hottest killing machine. [post-album postid="201315" item="1"]Giddyup. If you ever wondered what the Bourne series would be like is Matt Damon was a crazy-hot chick, then this Haywire trailer is your Woodstock.. The plot of the film seems familiar enough: Government agent wakes up one day to find out that her employers are trying to kill her. She goes on a tear to find out why and to save her own ass. Everything else is just window dressing. We haven't seen Soderbergh tackle such a straight action flick before, and it looks like he brings a masterful touch to even the most action-packed scenes. The film boasts a cast that demands it be taken seriously, featuring Gina Carano, Ewan MacGregor, Michael Fassbender, Antonio"Puss in Boots" Banderas, and Michael Douglas. Just go ahead and get excited about this one.


Brad Pitt Wants His Son To Hit Him As Hard As He Can

No wonder Sean Penn turned out so messed up. The marketing wizards behind Terrence Malick's Tree of Life (premiering soon at Cannes) certainly know how to build buzz. Step one: Make a movie that is in all likelihood a cinematic masterpiece. Step two: Take a really long time to do so. Step three: Release images from the movie that contain dinosaurs. Step four: Release a clip of Brad Pitt getting his "Boy Fights" on. As you may have guessed, this clip pertains to step four. It's a good clip, although it lacks the visual resplendosity (my word) of the trailer - it's basically just a disturbingly realistic depiction of a borderline-abusive father played by Brad Pitt bullying his son, who presumably grows up to be Sean Penn. Or maybe he grows up to be Terrence Malick? (Huffington Post)


It’s Hard To Score When You’re A 'Teen Wolf'

Even if your abs could stop a silver bullet. high school can be a difficult place to pull ass, even when you look like an underwear model (not really but go with it). Add to that, the fact that you turn into a snarling wolf whenever your pulse raises and your chances of touching boobs are greatly diminished as this clip from MTV's "Teen Wolf" illustrates. Please heed this warning. You don't want to kill Crystal Reed during your first date. You'll be high school pariah. Also, how the hell did they get on that bus? I'd always thought those doors were kept locked. Looks like Daddy just found a new place to squat. (MTV)