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  • Justin 9:29 pm on January 3, 2015 Permalink | Reply  

    From Avengers to Star Wars, 2015 will be Bigger than 2014 

    2014 was a typical in-between type year for movies. 2015 will be anything but, when it comes to movies. In one year, we’ll get the return of our favorite park with dinosaurs in Jurassic World, the return of our favorite terminator with a Austrian-accent in Terminator Genisys (terrible name…), the return of the Avengers in Age of Ultron, and of course the return of Cinema’s biggest franchise (hopefully to bring greatness back to Star Wars) in Star Wars The Force Awakens.

    The other big sequels will be Furious 7The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, and Sam Mendes’ Bond flick Spectre. Honorable mention to Mission Impossible 5 (who knew that MI 4 Ghost Protocol would be great) to close out the year.

    There’s also a lot of new movies to mention as well, such as Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret ServiceMad Max: Fury Road with Tom Hardy, Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie, Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four, Ridley Scott’s The Martian, and of course Marvel’s Ant-Man.

    Finally, Pixar is premiering two brand new movies, Inside Out, and The Good Dinosaur. And just to cover all bases.., there’s also Pitch Perfect 2, Ted 2, Minions, The Wachowski siblings’ Jupiter Ascending, and Kenneth Branagh’s Cinderella.

    See, that’s a lot of movies…

    (Pics/writeups courtesy of Collider)

    Kingsman: The Secret Service
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    Release Date: February 13th
    Director: Matthew Vaughn
    Cast: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, and Mark Hamill
    This is the film that Vaughn gave up directing X-Men: Days of Future Past in order to tackle.

    Furious 7

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    Release Date: April 3rd
    Director: James Wan
    Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Kurt Russell, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Djimon Hounsou, Lucas Black, and John Brotherton
    Due to the tragic death of Paul Walker during production, this was no doubt one of the toughest films to get completed. But after regrouping and finding a way to finish the movie while also honoring Walker and his work in the franchise, Furious 7 is poised to be unveiled to the world this spring. Somewhat impossibly, this series is the strongest its ever been six films deep, and with The Conjuring and Insidious director James Wan making his action genre debut on Furious 7, many are eager to see both if this seventh entry keeps the winning streak alive.

    The Avengers: Age of Ultron

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    Release Date: May 1st
    Director: Joss Whedon
    Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Paul Bettany, and James Spader
    Were it not for a little thing called Star Wars, this would probably be the no contest winner for the most anticipated film of the year.

    Mad Max: Fury Road

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    Release Date: May 15th
    Director: George Miller
    Cast: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, and Nathan Jones
    In a marketplace filled with sequels and reboots, here’s something that’s in between. Director George Miller returns to the franchise that helped jumpstart his career with something wonderfully rare: a franchise blockbuster that refuses to stick to the formula. The post-apocalyptic actioner follows a single chase for its entire runtime of 110 minutes, with Hardy’s lead character appearing to be a man of very few words.

    Tomorrowland

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    Release Date: May 22nd
    Director: Brad Bird
    Cast: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Judy Greer, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan-Michael Key, and Pierce Gagnon
    In a world filled with sequels, reboots, and adaptations, the mere prospect of an original studio blockbuster is somewhat mind-blowing. With regards to Tomorrowland, on top of that unique foundation we’ve got a script by Damon Lindelof, an eclectic ensemble cast, and a mysteriously futuristic sci-fi premise. Not to mention animation veteran Brad Bird in the director’s chair, whose live-action debut was the immensely satisfying Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.

    Jurassic World

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    Release Date: June 12th
    Director: Colin Trevorrow
    Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Irrfan Khan, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, and Vincent D’Onofrio
    The potential for a fourth Jurassic Park movie has loomed large for years now, but the sequel is now finally in the can and set for release. Personally developed by Steven Spielberg himself, the follow-up finds the dream of a dinosaur theme park fully realized when–surprise!–something goes terribly wrong. Safety Not Guaranteed director Trevorrow makes a big step up from independent dramas to franchise filmmaking, and it appears that he’s swinging for the fences when it comes to switching things up.

    Inside Out

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    Release Date: June 19th
    Director: Pete Docter
    Voice Cast: Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kaitlyn Dias
    The folks at Pixar took 2014 off entirely due to the last-minute delay of The Good Dinosaur, so Inside Out will act as our first new Pixar film since the summer of 2013. The feature marks the triumphant return of director Pete Docter, whose past two Pixar features Up and Monsters, Inc. still rank among the studio’s very best. This time he sets his sights on a uniquely told story that revolves around the anthropomorphized emotions that live inside us all. If the first trailer is any indication, we’re in for a delightful ride.

    Terminator: Genisys

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    Release Date: July 1st
    Director: Alan Taylor
    Cast: Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, Jason Clarke, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Matt Smith, Byung-hun Lee, Dayo Okeniyi, Courtney B. Vance, and J.K. Simmons
    Here’s a film that is both a reboot and a sequel. Essentially pretending that Terminator: Salvation never existed, Genisys treads familiar territory by finding Kyle Reese (Courtney) once again being sent back in time by John Connor (Jason Clarke) in order to prevent his mother’s death by Terminator. However, when Reese gets to his destination (ie. the setting of the original The Terminator) things are very, very different. The first trailer for this one didn’t really go over all that well, but it’s possible Genisys packs more surprises that make this a franchise worth continuing.

    Ant-Man

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    Release Date: July 17th
    Cast: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Pena, and Judy Greer
    We once again get a double dose of Marvel outings in 2015, and if Avengers: Age of Ultron acts as the big Phase Two finale, Ant-Man is the postscript. You’re no doubt well aware of the rocky road to production of this film, but Marvel recovered rather quickly after Edgar Wright’s departure and the July 2015 release date stuck, so everyone is eager to see what director Peyton Reed brings to the MCU in what serves as Paul Rudd’s superhero movie debut.

    The Fantastic Four

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    Release Date: August 7th
    Director: Josh Trank
    Cast: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, and Tim Blake Nelson
    This is an odd scenario in which we still know next-to-nothing about this film—we haven’t even seen an official (or non-official) image of anyone in costume. Odds are Trank has put together a very different kind of superhero film and Fox is being careful with the way they introduce this reboot to audiences; we’ll know soon enough.

    Spectre

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    Release Date: November 6th
    Director: Sam Mendes
    Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Lea Seydoux, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, and Monica Bellucci
    With Skyfall, director Sam Mendes crafted one of the most successful James Bond installments of all time, so it’s safe to say expectations are high for his return to the franchise.

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II

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    Release Date: November 20th
    Director: Francis Lawrence
    Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Natalie Dormer, Gwendoline Christie, Toby Jones, Stanley Tucci, Jeffrey Wright, and Donald Sutherland
    The Hunger Games is one of the most popular franchises in recent memory, with it finally coming to an end with the final installment this fall.

    The Good Dinosaur

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    Release Date: November 25th
    Director: Peter Sohn
    Voice Cast: Lucas Neff, Bill Hader, Neil Patrick Harris, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand, and Judy Greer
    While 2014 went without a new Pixar film, 2015 may be the first year that we get two if things go according to plan. The Good Dinosaur suffered some significant creative changes behind-the-scenes, but all now seems to be running smoothly with a story that answers the question: what would happen if the dinosaurs never went extinct? Described as a buddy comedy, the film follows the adventures of a dinosaur named Arlo and his unlikely human companion.

    The Martian

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    Release Date: November 25th
    Director: Ridley Scott
    Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sebastian Stan, Mackenzie Davis, Michael Pena, and Sean Bean
    Boasting a script by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods), this adaptation tells the story of an astronaut stranded on Mars who must find his way home. That’s a simple enough premise, but Scott has put together a pretty stellar ensemble cast and will no doubt be crafting some impressive visual set pieces. Will the film be different enough to avoid Gravity comparisons? We’ll find out this fall.

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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    Release Date: December 18th
    Director: J.J. Abrams
    Cast: John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, and Max von Sydow
    J.J. Abrams kicks things off by setting up this new series of sequels and spinoffs, but the strong connection to the franchise’s history comes from the involvement of the original trio: Ford, Hamill, and Fisher. The first teaser was a fantastic glimpse at this 21st century Star Wars, and there will no doubt be a fever pitch of anticipation come December.

    Mission Impossible 5

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    Release Date: December 25th
    Director: Christopher McQuarrie
    Cast: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris, and Simon McBurney
    Star Wars isn’t the only film coming out this December, as the next entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise is also poised for release. McQuarrie most recently did a fantastic job helming Cruise in the underrated Jack Reacher, so everyone is curious to see what sort of POV he brings to the Mission: Impossible series. Ghost Protocol is going to be tough to top in the set piece territory, but McQuarrie’s a gifted writer and penned the screenplay for M:I 5 as well, so we’re hopefully in for a wonderfully compelling story.

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  • Jay 2:20 am on September 26, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Dexter, Jennifer Carpenter, Michael C Hall   

    In Support of Dexter’s End (yes, spoilers ahead) 

    Dexter is as close to a comic book superhero as we’ve gotten on television … that is, a comic book superhero who isn’t already a “comic book superhero” (i.e. The Hulk, Wonder Woman, Batman, etc).

    By day, he’s a blood analyst on the Miami Metro Police force. By night, he dispatches bad guys with a syringe, knives, and often hand-to-hand combat. Dexter even has a costume: the cargo pants, skin tight brown shirt, the occasional butcher’s apron, and the black gloves.

    “But he’s a sociopath,” you say. “Not right in the head.” Well, I would venture to say, so our most of our comic book superheroes, who prance around in tights, exacting justice, living dual lives; they are dysfunctional individuals who don’t just resist integration, they are incapable of such assimilation into society.

    What does this have to do with my thoughts on Dexter’s appropriate end? Sorry, very little. It’s just an interpretation of the show I’ve wanted to share for some time.

    Moving on.

    Juliet and I are sad to see one of our favorite television shows end. With the loss of Breaking Bad on the horizon, this is going to be a tough year for us (yeah yeah, woe is me and my first world problems). For many, the Dexter series finale is an unsatisfying conclusion. Some have dubbed it … “worst finale since Seinfeld!” Wow. Harsh.

    But seriously. Could it have gone any other way? (DO NOT READ ANYMORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW HOW DEXTER ENDS)

     

    (OK, YOU’VE BEEN WARNED …)

     

    Death would have been too good for Dexter.  And life with Hannah and Harrison? C’mon, that’s too easy. Prison for Dexter? Too appropriate.

    In retrospect, of course Deb dies. The result? We see Dexter experience pain, the kind he’s been aspiring to on his trek towards humanity. It’s the kind of pain that comes from having loved … and, wait for it … lost. With the loss of Deb, we see Dexter cry for the first time. Folks … that’s HUGE! And how tragic that Deb might be his last “kill?” For all the “good” reasons (or alibis) for his prior kills, this is the one we perhaps empathize with the most. It’s also a fitting end to the series … a tribute to the central relationship on the show. It would be a mistake to argue that Dexter is solely about Dexter. It is as much about Deb. And through the eight seasons, Deb and Dexter have been a mirror for each other’s struggles.

    As a general rule, we don’t change. We adapt. We grow.  But that’s different from becoming something we’re not (there’s a reason why we can’t just go out and date anyone and live happily after; we’re not so malleable. Think about it.) So who is Dexter now? Unhinged, without the code, without Harry in his head, without Harrison to care for, without Deb in his life? Surprise! He is as he always was. A sociopath. A serial killer. And what of his self-imposed exile? It’s acceptance. It’s even a little selfless, perhaps the most unselfish act of his eight season run. What a torturous end for Dexter, but one that is far more self-aware and enlightened than many of us will ever have.

    Dexter

     

     
  • paulywalnuts 11:57 pm on February 4, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    The World’s Greatest Extra 

    Being the World’s Greatest Extra has it’s advantages

    Long time readers of this blog may not have known the geeky “kid” from Go Daddy.com’s much talked about Superbowl ad, but we’ve seen his face before.

     

    Matt Heiman is considered the World’s Greatest Extra in some circles for having been in 65+ roles as an extra in popular series including Glee and Entourage, as well as movies such as Old School, The Social Network, American Pie, & Spiderman.  He’s actually 34, and will appear on the Big Bang Theory this week:

     
  • paulywalnuts 8:35 pm on January 21, 2013 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Aaron McGruder, Boondocks, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Huey Freeman, Riley Freeman   

    Happy Holiday Viewing | The Boondocks: “The Return of the King” 

    Happy Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.  Many of you will celebrate with an annual breakfast or day of service.  For everyone else, please consider watching Season One, Episode Nine of Aaron McGruder’s “The Boondocks” – the Return of the King.  In this episode, Dr. King never died from his gunshot, but was instead in a coma for 32 years.  He awakens in the year 2000 to find a very different country than the one he left.

    Despite the subject matter, this episode entire series contains adult language and themes.  Family Guy and Southpark have nothing on this, people.  Play it in your workplace at your own risk.

     
  • Justin 2:56 pm on October 21, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Band of Brothers, The Pacific   

    HBO Considering Third BAND OF BROTHERS TV Series 

    It has been  11 years since Band of Brothers, what is generally considered one of the best mini-series of all time; since then Spielberg/Hanks and co took WW II to Asia with a gruesome depiction of the war in their 2010 mini-series, The Pacific. HBO, with Spielberg and Hanks producing again, is considering a third WW II series in the same style, but this time following the aerial battles of the pacific.

    I have yet to rewatch The Pacific; I thought it was good, but in no way standed along side Easy Company and Dick Winters. I know they’re both very different and prob shouldnt compare, but BoB really set the bar. Personally this potential new series could be fine, though at the moment I am fine without it.

    Everything came together in Band of Brothers and it still holds up very very well.The  number of BoB actors who have continued to have great success include quite the set of names: Ron Livingston, Tom Hardy, Jamie Bamber, Colin Hanks, Simon Pegg, James McAvoy, Damien Lewis, and Michael Fassbender. Yes, they are all in Band of Brothers….If you havent seen it, go watch!

     
  • paulywalnuts 2:37 pm on October 21, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    The Best Comedy Sketch on TV Last Week 

    … did not come from SNL, despite them being on a tear recently. It came from Chelsea Handler, who is celebrating a move to her new movie studio. Sandra Bullock comes by in a surprise appearance in what may be among the gutsiest scenes a (semi)mainstream comic has done in a long time. It’s a shower scene, and not as sexy as it is awkward. Aside from Will Ferrell, not many actors/actresses are willing to do near-nude scenes on tv and put their bodies on full display. Points goes to Chelsea for doing that alongside a stunning, Oscar winning actress.

    And Chelsea, if you’re reading this, you looked great, but that’s not the point. The point is that the skit made me laugh so much, I’ll start watching your show more often.

     
  • Justin 1:19 pm on October 18, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper, ,   

    60 Minutes | 15 min Featurette on Bond 

    60 min (one of my favorite news shows; I generally watch it on the subway) had a great 15min feaurette this week on Bond given he’s turned 50. Anderson Cooper interviews the Broccoli family which is the majority shareholder and has general control of the franchise. He  talks about how Fleming did not want Connery, interviews Craig and how he turned down Bond for about two years and how he did most of the stunts in Skyfall; finally he takes a visit to one of the warehouses where all the famous props are, from oddjob’s hat to the golden gun. Nice featurette, enjoy.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50133123n&tag=contentMain;cbsCarousel

     

     
  • Justin 6:11 pm on May 22, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Damon Lindelof Talks at Length about the Ending of LOST 

    Its been two years since LOST ended and co-showrunner (the other being Carlton Cuse) Damon Lindelof talks about its infamous ending.

    I like that Lindelof stands by his authorship. I’m sure there was a temptation to backpedal, or cop-out by saying that the ending was compromised by decisions that were made before the show had a firm end-date. Lindelof admits that the wrap-up to Lost is “hokey and new-age-y”, but it’s the story he wanted to tell. However, he also says that throughout the show, he loved trying to wrestle with the catch-22 of saying he knew where the story was going, but then trying to make adjustments in order to respond to the fans’ reactions.

    Regarding the ambiguity of the show’s ending, I agree that Lost shouldn’t have what Lindelof calls an “Architect” scene, referring to the ending of The Matrix Reloaded where the Architect explains the entire Matrix.

    Here’s the link to the video: http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/21/3030913/damon-lindelof-on-lost-on-the-verge

     
  • Jay 4:53 pm on April 29, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Cumberbatch, Yes That’s His Real Name 

    I just finished s1 of the new Sherlock Holmes series on BBC. I believe you can stream it on netflix. Or is it VuDu. I don’t remember. Since Doctor Who was successfully relaunched (a post for another time), I thought I’d try to watch the new Sherlock. Oh, and the fact that some random guy who plays Sherlock was cast as the new villain in JJ’s Star Trek sequel may have had something to do with it as well. And maybe you read the recent NYT article on Benedict Cumberbatch (rumor has it, that’s his real name), who plays Sherlock. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/29/arts/television/benedict-cumberbatch-moves-from-role-to-role.html?_r=1&hpw
    Shortly after I finished Sherlock (it’s quick, only 6 episodes. Also stars Martin Freeman as Watson, who i first noticed in Hitchhiker’s Guide, and is now of Bilbo Baggins fame), Juliet and I saw Cumberbatch alongside Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and realized we had seen him previously in Atonement. You’ll also see Cumberbatch in The Hobbit at the end of the year.

    Anyways … watch the new Sherlock. It is better than the movies (though that might not be saying much), and a seeming cross between House and Downton Abbey … well that just be a British thing.

     
  • Justin 12:27 am on April 21, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Didnt realize Serenity (the ship from Firefly) is in the BSG Pilot 

    So Im being a huge nerd tonight, staying in doing work and I put BSG on. You real geeks prob knew this, but as Im watching the show, sure enough I do a double take as I see Serenity/the ship from Firefly in the background, its pretty obvious actually.

     
  • Justin 9:32 pm on April 10, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Game of Thrones | Season 3 

    As expected (some say kinda fast, some say what took so long?), everybody’s favorite show as of late (the premiere blew away the competition for its demographic with 8.3mil viewers), Game of Thrones as been renewed for a third season.

    In other news, Welcome (back?) Groomsmen on film Jwutang! Marcus and Brynn, we hope you come back from your vacations and contribute.

     
    • MARCUS rING of Blue bell 12:31 am on April 11, 2012 Permalink

      I am back. I LIVE! I have in the last week watched and caught up to Game of thrones and in the last two weeks caught up to Boardwalk Empire. I must first say Sorpranos Light is my first thought. I will elaborate more directly through the the seasons. In the second eposiode of Season 2 in Game of Thrones i must say i have never seen a biiger use of useless Sex Scenes. And this is ME!!!!!!!!!! If this sex scenses never happened this story would not have been less but BETTER. Very Poor. Must say that these two Game Of Thrones and Board Walk Empire are nothing more than Sorprano spin offs. Show me more. More specific to come as i digest both of the next few.

    • Jay 2:41 pm on April 11, 2012 Permalink

      MARCUS!!!!

      I’m not sure about the sex scenes comment … there can never be enough sex scenes …

    • Juliet 9:21 pm on April 11, 2012 Permalink

      I totally agree on the sex scenes comments. Why do we have to have creepy incest in every episode? I guess it keeps the series trashy for the common viewer. I’m still going to watch though. I hope it’s worthwhile in the end…

    • paulyrodney 2:22 am on April 21, 2012 Permalink

      Marcus is alive!!!!! Welcome back!!!!

  • Justin 4:53 am on March 31, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Mad Men//Game of Thrones | Avengers/Dark Knight Rises/Prometheus = Its a good time for tv and movies 

    Back from Russia comrades!

    Very excited about the kick off this movie season with Hunger Games. Looking forward to Avengers, Dark Knight Rises and Prometheus. As a added bonus, we have some great television w/ Mad Men and Game of Thrones. If you havent seen the full Prometheus trailer which gives the overall story, check it out below. Plus moments ago, a new Game of Thrones Season 2 trailer went online for its premiere this Sunday. Plus the soundtrack used for the promo is Florence + the Machine, which I love too. Looking forward to Sunday!

     
  • Justin 11:36 am on March 5, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Night is Dark, and full of The Simpsons | Game of Thrones Opener 

    So by 9pm, my tweeter/FB and other sites were buzzing about last night’s Simpsons/Game of Thrones Intro. Its a good one.

    The Simpsons has as of late been confirmed through 2014/through season 25. Why not, keep it coming.

    http://collider.com/game-of-thrones-simpsons-couch-gag/150040/

     
  • Justin 3:36 am on February 16, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, You know the rest | Fright Night Lights Movie Update 

    Collider: Berg announced last August that he and executive producer Jason Katims were working on a script and they hoped to begin production this year. Now Berg has provided another update on the movie saying that it’s still in the works, but the difficulty is now getting everyone’s schedules to line up.

    Speaking with MTV, Berg gave the following update on the movie’s status:
    “Jason Katims, who was our super talented show-runner, is about done with the script. You never know. So much of these things become scheduling. Kyle [Chandler] is busy, Adrianne [Palicki] is busy, Taylor [Kitsch] is busy, Connie Britton is busy, but if we can get everyone in the same room at the same time, we all want to do it. We’re not done with Friday Night Lights.”

    As for what the story will entail, Berg revealed that the film will center on Chandler’s Coach Taylor and will parallel real-life coach Mike Leach:

    “[Katims] has come up with a really great storyline that parallels what happened to Mike Leach, one of my heroes, a coach at Texas Tech who was unjustly fired and unjustly accused of mistreating a player with a concussion, which was proven to not have been the case. He’s now at Washington State getting ready for what I think will be a great redemption story. It would be critical that we get Kyle and Connie [onboard for the film] — we anchored the show around them — and then bring in Riggins, Tyra, Lyla and all other characters as we could get them. But the idea is to really revolve it around the coach.”

    It’s an interesting approach, and one I think ultimately suits the tone of the series. Leach himself actually made a cameo on the show at one point, and it might be neat if they brought him back for the feature. While Chandler and Britton are obviously crucial to the film, Kitsch has some reservations about taking a full-on supporting role in the film:

    “I loved the way I left Riggs. You never know. Maybe a little cameo or something. We’ll see if he even wants me in it.”

    While a big screen iteration of a TV show is generally something to be wary of, I feel assured that Katims and Berg won’t let us down. Clear eyes, full hearts, you know the rest…

     
  • Justin 4:46 am on February 6, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Super Bowl Movie Spots | Also Special Extended 60 Cut of Avengers Spot, should make Pauly happy cause you see Skrulls (kinda) 

    John Carter

    The Avengers

    BAttleship

    GI Joe

    The Dictator

     
  • Justin 4:03 am on December 26, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Doug and Claire get sucked into a marathon of Battlestar Galactica from Portlandia. 

    So I have never heard of this show…”Doug and Claire get sucked into a marathon of Battlestar Galactica “(from Season 2 of Portlandia on IFC, what the heck is IFC? ( I care so little as to not google it and find out)).

    Kinda amusing cause of the repetitive BSG music. I have to say though this never happened to me during BSG. LOST on the other hand….

     
  • Justin 10:23 pm on December 18, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Happy Holidays from Game of Thrones 

     
    • Jay 2:41 am on December 23, 2011 Permalink

      in the middle of season one. trying to get juliet hooked

  • Justin 3:25 pm on December 12, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Finally a Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer… 

    Finally, a Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer with footage. Doesnt show much (April 2012…), but looking forward to it. If you havent watched season 1, its only 10 eps. Keep expectations low/,moderate and its quite entertaining.

     
  • Justin 4:51 am on December 1, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Okay back to tv/movie related items: Pictures to Piss off Geeks 

     
    • paulyrodney 5:27 am on December 1, 2011 Permalink

      You win … I saw the pics before reading the headline and I was thinking “wtf … that’s not right.” I read the quotes again and started getting pissed. Then I read the headline and realized I’m clearly the target audience. I felt a little embarrassed. Kinda like when I go to a restaurant and order the chicken and the waiter looks at me as if to say “of course you wanted the damn chicken.” You have no idea how many times I order the steak just so I don’t get that look. I didn’t even want the damn steak …

  • Justin 1:48 am on October 20, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Anyone watching Homeland? 

    Watching the third/Sunday’s episode of Homeland. Anyone else watching. Not great, not bad. Curious where this show can go. For it to get good, it obviously cant go with just the premise we have now; gotta start somewhere tho. Curious to see where this goes.

    Nice to see Damian Lewis on tv again.

     
    • Jay 3:06 am on October 20, 2011 Permalink

      IVE HEARD GOOD THINGS ABOUT IT BUT HAVENT WATCHED IT YET. I’VE LIKED LEWIS EVER SINCE BAND OF BROTHERS. I EVEN DIDNT MIND HIM IN THE MOVIE DREAMCATHER.

    • Justin 2:32 pm on October 26, 2011 Permalink

      So far 4 eps and its not bad. First season Im guessing is 10-12 eps, so I’ll at least finish out the season.

      Right now the show is still hinging on suspense and threat, while trying to build the main character. We’re waiting. We need to see more in some shape or form by the end of the season.

      Did anyone watch Once upon a time on Sunday? IT has some LOST/Tron legacy writers or something right?

      WIll catch up and watch it shortly.

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