Okay. This already wins the award for the most bizarre story of the week. First off, why the hell would Ridley Scott ask mopey rock icon Nick Cave to write a script? Why would Cave agree to said project. After agreeing to write the thing, how could Cave have thought that including a scene where […]
by Dave Thomas As is becoming the norm, May looks to be the most densely-packed event picture month of the summer. MAY 1 BATTLE FOR TERRA WHAT’S THE PITCH? The human race invades a peaceful planet because our planet done got blow’d up. WILL IT SUCK? Early buzz is good. Garnered some praise on the […]
Coming soon to a theater near you… But one thing. It’s Korean Abdul-JABBAR man. Get your hipster grifter shit straight. And can this be the last we ever mention her? Now that the meme has reached street art status I think we can pack it all up in our fanny packs and call it a […]
We’re just happy when anybody makes fun of Michael Bay or Jerry Bruckheimer. From the Onion [via] “I couldn’t be more excited to completely fuck this up,” said Bay, who plans to begin production on destroying the live-action adaptation next month. “ThunderCats has a great story, endearing characters, action, adventure, space-travel, and fantasy. It will […]
by David Dylan Thomas It’s the last hurrah before sequels and reboots dominate the theaters for three and a half months (let’s be honest, the last half of August is a wash). And we begin with… a reboot of an eight-year-old franchise. April 3 FAST & FURIOUS WHAT’S THE PITCH? Reboot. WILL IT SUCK? Do […]
We are totally going to see this on opening night.
The band premiered this last night at MoMA. It’s directed by directed by Patrick Daughters and Marcel Dzama. [via] Speaking of which…. we’re LOVING the new Grizzly Bear. Here’s our favorite track.
by Dave Thomas The month begins and ends with unconventional superheroes. Slightly different demos, though. MARCH 6 WATCHMEN WHAT’S THE PITCH? Think The Incredibles, but like, really, really, really, really dark. Really. WILL IT SUCK? With 300, Zack Snyder took the technology pioneered in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow and The Phantom Menace […]
The hopes and dreams of three ambitious people are shattered when their school-day adventures begin spiraling out of control.
As Rumproast commenter t4toby summarizes, this scene from 1987’s Hard Ticket to Hawaii has it all: Skateboarding, off-center ponytails, blowup dolls, pectoralis muscles, rocket launchers, ROCKET LAUNCHERS!!!, gratuitous violence, totally unnecessary second rocket launch attack on aforementioned blowup doll…I challenge you to come up with a better action sequence! Evidently, B-movie director Andy Sedaris (not […]