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Podcast 7: Cannes, Not Khan

Special guests Peter Kuplowsky, programmer at the Bloor and the After Dark Film Festival, and Noah Taylor, blogger extraordinaire, join Jeff, Lucas, and Will for a discussion of recent films and comics. Peter lets us know what he saw at The Cannes Film Festival, and Jeff talks to us about Batman and Robin #1. "Here we go!"

Trailer for Scorsese’s Shutter Island

Director Martin Scorsese hopes to continue his successful collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio in their new film Shutter Island.  The psychological thriller follows Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio), a US Marshal investigating the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane located on a remote island. Shutter Island is based off the novel of the […]

It Might Get Loud Trailer

I missed director Davis Guggenheim‘s It Might Get Loud at the Toronto Film Festival last year since I had another movie to attend.  The documentary features Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, The Edge of U2 and Jack White of The White Stripes/The Raconteurs talking about music and the power of the electric guitar.  The trailer […]

Mickey Rourke is Steampunk He-Man

Paramount Pictures has let slip the first official photo of Mickey Rourke as Ivan “Whiplash” Vanko in Jon Favreau’s Iron Man 2.  Rourke’s character is actually a combination of two Iron Man villains: Blacklash and a Russian villain Crimson Dynamo.  The photo no doubt represents an early iteration of the character in the film; as […]

Cameron, Verbinksi, Snyder to join Fincher’s Heavy Metal

Film School Rejects is reporting that directors James Cameron, Gore Verbinski and Zack Snyder have all signed on to produce segments for a new animated Heavy Metal film being helmed by David Fincher. According to the article, three other big name directors are also in negotiations to create segments for the film, but have not […]

Mashup: Han Solo, P.I.

“Han Solo, P.I” is the creation of YouTube user TheCBVee. The video is a mashup of Star Wars and the 1980′s TV show Magnum, P.I. starring Tom Selleck.  Oh, internet you never cease to amaze me. The Star Wars spoof  is a painstaking shot for shot re-imagining of the original Magnum, P.I. intro sequence, as you […]

Great Moments in Stop Motion Animation

When I was 10 years old my mother introduced my brother and me to Ray Harryhausen.  We watched Jack the Giant Killer, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts and other films featuring Harryhausen’s amazing stop-motion effects.  By this point in my life I was already well versed in the works of George […]

Danny McBride wants Hench Movie set in DC Universe

Variety reported yesterday that a few of the guys behind HBO’s hilarious Eastbound & Down are set to develop a film based on the comic book Hench. Danny McBride, star of Eastbound & Down and the upcoming Land of the Lost is set to star in Hench, a movie about a retired football player who […]

Trailer for ’77

A new trailer for ’77 has hit the net. ’77 (previously known as 5-25-77, the release date of the original Star Wars) is a coming of age story that focuses on a geeky high-school student and aspiring filmmaker named Pat (John Francis Daley of TV’s Freaks and Geeks). Like many people, Pat’s life changed on […]

Green Lantern Fan-Made Trailer

Using footage from multiple sources YouTube user jaronpitt‘s has assembled a very impressive trailer for a non-existent Green Lantern movie starring Firefly star Nathan Fillion. This is an impressive mashup that gives us an idea of what the actual live-action Green Lantern movie will actually look like. Thanks to Fip Lele. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus Trailer

Once in a while a film so stupid and at the same time so incredibly awesome will come along that you know you have to see it.  What do you get when you mix B-movie icon Lorenzo Lamas and 80′s pop star Debbie Gibson with humongous prehistoric sea creatures? Well that’s easy: you get the […]

Shock and Awe: The Grindhouse Experience Returns to The Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre recently announced that the all-night grindhouse marathon Shock and Awe will be returning next month. The event starts on June 13th at 11:30 and runs until 10:30 the next day. The event will feature some amazingly bad/awesome films from the 60′s through the 80′s all presented in 35mm, including Swinging Pussycats, Hell’s Angels […]

Transforminators Trailer

Director’s Michael Bay and McG have been exchanging words over whose giant robot movie will come out on top this summer: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen or Terminator Salvation. At one point McG even challenged Michael Bay to a penis-measuring contest to settle the argument once and for all. Can’t we all just get along […]

Terminator Salvation Review

Terminator Salvation wants to be a great film, but it has big shoes to fill.  The first two Terminator films were excellent, while the third was mediocre at best. Terminator Salvation aims to right the wrongs of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, bringing the franchise back to the darker more serious tone of the first […]

Thor has Found His Loki

Hello Everyone Jeff here, glad to be back and I’m very excited about this bit of casting news. Why am I excited? Director Kenneth Branagh has demonstrated an ability to spot talent time and time again for his many film adaptations of Shakespeare plays. He takes stage actors and casts them in unlikely film roles. His selection […]

Trailer for Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes

The first trailer for Guy Ritchie‘s Sherlock Holmes film starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law has hit the web. RocknRolla was a great return to form for Ritchie, I’m hoping he’ll continue the trend with Holmes. If the trailer is any indication Sherlock Holmes looks like it will be highly entertaining. FROM AROUND THE […]

Captain Kirk’s Dad Cast as Thor

Deadline Hollywood Daily has confirmed that Chris Hemsworth; who most will recognize as the ill-fated George Kirk from J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot, has been cast as Thor. The big screen adaptation of Marvel Comics’ Thor is being helmed by Kenneth Branagh, who many considered an unconventional choice to direct. Branagh’s involvement led many to believe […]

The Road Trailer

The big screen adaptation of Cormac McCarthy‘s post-apocalyptic novel The Road finally has a trailer. Director John Hillcoat, who made the excellent Aussie Western The Proposition, has been hard at work on The Road for nearly two years and his vision looks to be very faithful to the McCarthy’s novel. Initially slated for release last […]