The Screen Junkies Show: Zombie Acting Tips With Rob Corddry

"If you can fool a child into thinking you're dead and you hate her, you're doing something right." Hal caught up with the Warm Bodies cast to discuss the Daniel Day-Lewis level of commitment Rob Corddry brought to his zombie character. Fact is, Rob Corddry is an artist. Our words. But also his.

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'Warm Bodies' Trailer: Zombies Need Loving Too

The zombie genre gets reinvented for the better. I consider myself a zombie purist. They are shuffling, rotting, undead husks. They don't run. They don't climb. And they don't roll on Shabbos. But can they love? Yes, apparently. That's the questioned asked in this trailer for Warm Bodies which seems like a charming and inventive addition to the genre. This does for zombies what Edward Scissorhands did for freaky scissor-handed people. It's not the groanworthy Twilight-ification that we all expected. Just total fun and has John Malkovich and an undead Rob Corddry in addition to Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer in the lead roles of zombie and the girl who inspires his heart to beat again. Hate on it if you have to, but at least they aren't fast zombies.


Zombie Acting Tips with Rob Corddry

Zombie action is all the rage these days, and this week Hal was lucky enough to sit down with the cast of the new zombie comedy Warm Bodies, to talk about zombies and how Rob Corddry may be the Daniel Day-Lewis of zombie acting.... until Daniel Day-Lewis tries zombie acting. Thanks to cast and crew of #WarmBodies - Tweet the video! http-// A funny new twist on a classic story, WARM BODIES is a poignant tale about the power of human connection. After a zombie epidemic, R (a highly unusual zombie) encounters Julie (a human survivor), and rescues her from a zombie attack. Julie sees that R is different from the other zombies, and as the two form a special relationship in their struggle for survival, R becomes increasingly more human -- setting off an exciting, and often comical chain of events that begins to transform the other zombies and maybe even the whole lifeless world. In theaters February 1. Official Site- http-// YouTube- http-// Facebook- https-// Twitter- https-// Tumblr- http-// Pinterest- http-// Instagram- http-// Spotify- http-// Don't forget- We upload new episodes of SJS every Thursday! As well as upload new Honest Trailers every other Tuesday! So make sure to- SUBSCRIBE! Got a tip? Email us at- Friend us on Facebook = http-// Follow us on Twitter = http-// ScreenJunkies Show Hosted by Hal Rudnick - Series Created & Directed by Andy Signore & Brett Weiner Zombie Acting Tips with Rob Corddry- Starring Rob Corddry, Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Dave Franco and Analeigh Tipton Directed by Jonathan Levine Written by Jonathan Levine, Rob Corddry, Hal Rudnick, Andy Signore & Brett Weiner Produced by Gabe Michael Executive Producer Mitch Rotter Edited by Dan Murrell Director of Photography Alex Rodriguez


Jim Retires ‘Warm’ Apple Pie

Vigara and Warm Apple Pie... I knew the cast of American Pie had aged, but my god, Jason Biggs has really let himself go. In honor of the release of American Reunion, which hits theaters April 6th, we've put together this reenactment of the original film's most famous scene. Only instead of an awkward teenager going to town on an apple pie, there's an old man humping away on the titular dessert. I hope you like old-man ass, cause this clip's got it in spades. Bonus points for the extremely elderly Eugene Levy stand in.


Kevin Smith’s ‘Red State’ Teaser Looks Like A Rob Zombie Movie

Why did Kevin Smith film this with a buttcam? This first look at Kevin Smith's Red State seems like a real departure for the director. It's gritty with it's muted colors and low-tech imagery. The camera work itself is a big departure for Smith, whose primarily known for not employing a lot of movement in his shots. Though it's used to perfect effect here, ratcheting up the terror by towing the audience along for the gruesome horror. Also, there's no orangutan.


Zombie 'Call Of Duty' Gives "Brains" To George Romero

There are a lot of zombie video games out there, but few with Danny Trejo, Sarah Michelle Gellar and a killable George Romero. Check out the trailer. There are a lot of zombie video games out there. How do you differentiate yourself? You release a kickass, movie-esque viral trailer. Oh, that's already been done? Well... uh... it'll work again. Call Of Duty: Black Ops Escalation--Call of the Dead is an add-on that lets you play a zombie-killing game starring Danny Trejo, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooke and Robert Englund. They released a fun, Grindhouse-style trailer above, complete with retro titles, film burn effect and a voice over that sounds right on the zombie money. George Romero stars as a zombie boss, which I guess is a nice homage to the genre creator, although... I dunno. It'd be like playing a Star Wars game where a main boss is George Lucas. Hilarious, but anti-climactic, cause it takes you out of the game. Still, there's the catharsis factor.


Zombie Game Trailer Is An Elegant Tearjerker

The sad music, the narrative told in reverse, the slow motion, the solid direction, the heartstrings pulled - is it too late to put this in the Best Shorts category at the Oscars this year? Normally we don't post about video games, unless someone is ruining our favorite game by turning it into a horrible movie. However, this trailer for Techland's Dead Island is surprisingly cinematic. It definitely stands out from the bloody, mindless horde of zombie games looking to scoop out your braaaaains... (and the cash from your wallet.) The sad music, the narrative told in reverse, the slow motion, the solid direction, the heartstrings pulled - is it too late to put this in the Best Shorts category at the Oscars this year? Damn it, that was kind of a bummer, though. Why weren't there any badass plants around to help that poor family? Video games have taught me that plants are the natural enemy of zombies, so if I were running Dead Island, I'd get some emergency gardeners in there pronto. The game's official release date has not yet been announced. (Moviefone)


More Bodies Hit The Floor In 'Sabotage' Trailer

Looks like 'Predator' with illegal aliens instead of space aliens. Though the hair and makeup departments didn't get the menu that this isn't a Limp Bizkit biopic, Sabotage looks fun. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as the leader of a DEA task force whose team comes under fire after money is stolen from a huge cartel bust. This new trailer doesn't really give us anything more except Olivia Williams's really weird accent and the update that the cartel kidnap Schwarzenegger's wife and kid (naturally). Any film with silly, tough guy haircuts also has silly, tough guy nicknames, and online researched has revealed that Sabotage is no exception. Awww. At least give the Stripper a fun name too. Like Boobers or Crabwalk or something.