Early this morning news broke that Ben Affleck, he of the Mallrats fame, was named the next Batman, for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel, set to be released in 2015. Since I’m on the West Coast, I was a little late to the Twittersphere #Batfleck blow up, mostly filled with cries from comic nerds (and wannabe comic nerds) about how awful Affleck will be as the Caped Crusader. I am a Batman fan. Not a huge Batman fan, but I’d grade myself at your […]
“A bitter Frost has just descended on Boston” is the headline that director Edgar Wright gives a group of Boston critics late in July after a lengthy conversation about what it was like working behind-the-scenes on his latest film, The World’s End, when a throwaway comment from Nick Frost (“I fuckin’ hate Edgar!” says Frost after Simon Pegg jokingly calls him bitter when talking about being mates and still not seeing each other on set due to the busy workload) […]
In the beginning there was Shaun of the Dead which single handedly reignited the zombie flick and introduced audiences not already familiar with the UK’s Spaced to Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright. Then came Hot Fuzz which presented a hyperactive take on the buddy cop genre. Now the boys from across the pond tackle aliens, addiction, and social politics?!?! It’s true! Pegg, Frost, and Wright reunite for the explosive finale to what has been dubbed “Three Flavours Cornetto […]
On the joy of scoring according to Hall & Oates, and why Joseph Gordon-Levitt should be one of our biggest movie stars.
Following the Muppets’ return to the big screen in 2011, the gang is setting out for another cinematic adventure. This one appears to have some international intrigue, and features headliners Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, and Ty Burrell. 2011’s The Muppets brought the ragtag puppet troupe to a new generation; will Muppets Most Wanted maintain that momentum? Disney released a teaser today – let us know what you think! Muppets Most Wanted will be in theaters March 21, 2014. Muppets Most Wanted Teaser Trailer on Disney Video
Shawn Carter turns himself into performance art-check out JAY Z’s latest video, for “Picasso Baby.”
Gather ’round, as Will Ferrell whispers a punk song in Marc Forster’s terrific “Stranger Than Fiction”
We hope you enjoyed Nos. 21-11 of our Road Trip movie countdown! If you didn’t get a chance to check out the prior list, you can do so (or revisit it) by clicking here . Before we dive right into the final 10, unless we already lost you because you immediately scrolled down to see what is the No. 1 Road Trip movie, let me briefly give you a couple of movies that made our list of 68, but couldn’t crack […]
Summertime is here (and has been for about a month now), which means families across our nation are debating on taking that once-traditional American family vacation – the cross-country road trip. Should we pile the kids into the minivan (or the Wagon Queen Family Truckster – if you have one) and visit our national parks – both the nature and amusement-kind – in hopes of creating lifelong memories for all involved, or should we stay at home, save money, send the kids to an […]
Fruitvale Station comes out wide on Friday, July 26. We saw it in San Francisco, not too far from where Grant was before he met his demise.
With “Turbo” now available to lull you into a cartoon coma, it’s time to decide once and for all which DreamWorks Animation films were worth all that work, and which should have been euthanized in the development stage.