Archive | July, 2008

Mike Myers – Comedy Killer?

source: deadlinehollywooddaily.com Mike Myers, the former king-of-comedy, is apparently writing a fourth installment of the Austin Powers series. This is despite the critical and commercial failure of his last film, The Love Guru. Now, The Love Guru was bad enough to kill anyone’s career. Even the extras in that film will have trouble living down […]

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Kenny – Making It In America

The home-grown classic Kenny has finally made it to America, and it’s getting rave reviews. The exploits of Kenny Smythe, port-a-loo expert and all around nice-guy, were documented by brothers Shane and Clayton Jacobson back in 2006, and the film was a critical and commerical hit. The mockumentary combined two of the greatest aspects of […]

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Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – Teaser Trailer Debut

source: traileraddict.com The teaser trailer for the 6th installment of the Harry Potter franchise has made its way online, and it hints at what could possibly be the best film of the series so far. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince takes place during Harry’s 6th year at Hogwarts. Lord Voldemort is wreaking havoc […]

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Who Should Be The Next Batman Villain?

Yes we know, The Dark Knight has only been out for a couple of weeks. Some may think it’s a bit early to start wondering who will next emerge from Batman’s rogue gallery. Truth is, even after seeing TDK multiple times, we want more. No. We NEED it. So far, the Nolan-verse has provided us […]

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Tropic Thunder is Going to Rock

source: traileraddict.com, mtv.com With Tropic Thunder arriving in cinemas August 21st, there’s no better time to catch up with the hilarious trailers/featurettes/viral videos that have been released over the last few months. For the unaware, Tropic Thunder is an epic war-comedy directed by Ben Stiller, who stars alongside Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr, Nick Nolte […]

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Anchorman 2 – Electric Boogaloo?

source: slashfilm.comComedy megastar Will Ferrell and director Adam McKay have revealed their plans for a sequel to Anchorman, with one version possibly set in the 80s. The first Anchorman starred Ferrell as anchorman extraordinaire Ron Burgundy, an arrogant yet lovable buffoon (see: 90% of all Ferrell films). Set in the 1970′s, it featured an all […]

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‘Jennifer’s Body’ Poster Debut – Honest to Blog

source: impawards.com The poster for Diablo Cody’s latest film Jennifer’s Body has landed online, and although it’s sparse, we can deduce that the film will feature both blood and lips. If any actress’ body deserves its own movie, it’s got to be Megan Fox, who stars as the demon-possessed cheerleader Jennifer. Using her feminine wiles, […]

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Who Should Play Robin Hood in Ridley Scott’s "Nottingham"?

Over the last couple of months there has been a lot of speculation over who is going to play Robin Hood in Ridley Scott‘s film Nottingham. Russell Crowe is signed on to play the Sherriff of Nottingham, who this time will be the hero, while Robin Hood will be the villain. Since Scott can’t decide, […]

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The Dark Knight – Literally Best Movie Ever

source: imdb.com The Dark Knight has been out for 5 days, and already the world has improved immeasurably. We at Quickflix knew it was going to be amazing, and it seems the ENTIRE WORLD agrees. I made a couple of predictions before The Dark Knight was released: 1) that it would have the biggest opening […]

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Meet Dave – Review

Meet Dave – Starring Eddie Murphy, Gabrielle Union, Elizabeth Banks and Ed Helms. Directed by Brian Robbins. Rated PG for infrequent violence and crude humour. 90 mins. In 2006, Eddie Murphy made Norbit, a film that was racist, sexist, and worst of all, unfunny. It was considered to be the worst thing he’d ever done […]

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Watchmen Trailer Debut – Eye-Bleedingly Good

source: ew.com Sure, we were disappointed when the trailer for Watchmen didn’t screen before the The Dark Knight. The same goes for the similarly promised trailer for the new Terminator film. Thankfully, both have made it online. Billy Crudup as John Osterman/Dr Manhattan We’ve already mentioned the Terminator: Salvation trailer. We thought it looked cool. […]

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The Dark Knight – Review

The Dark Knight – Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Rated M for frequent action violence. 152 mins. The weight of expectation should have crushed this movie. Three years after a critically and financially successful series reboot. Two legendary villains re-introduced. […]

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Pixar – Greatest Filmmakers Ever?

source: rottentomatoes.com To coincide with their 10th anniversary, Rotten Tomatoes have released a list of the best reviewed films for each of the last 10 years. Looking at the list can only lead to one conclusion – Pixar is the greatest film studio of the decade, if not of all time. Pixar Studios – Giant […]

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Terminator Salvation – Teaser Trailer Debut

source: youtube.com The teaser trailer for Terminator: Salvation is set to debut in front of The Dark Knight in the U.S this Friday. Thankfully, it’s made it’s way online – and lordy is it good. Check it out: http://www.traileraddict.com/emb/5512 Man oh man. Was anyone expecting it to look THAT great? I mean sure, everyone loves […]

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School of Rock 2 – Jack Black Can’t Stop/Won’t Stop Rocking

source: variety.comAfter years of speculation, Paramount Pictures has greenlit a sequel to the 2003 hit School of Rock, with star Jack Black, writer Mike White and director Richard Linklater all signed on. School of Rock 2: America Rocks will follow music “teacher” and unstoppable rocker Dewey Finn as he takes a busload of summer-school students […]

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Beverly Hills Chihuahua – History’s Greatest Mistake

source: youtube.com, videodetective.com Congratulations Disaster Movie – it looks like you might not be the worst film of 2008. Well, it probably will – but it has certainly been beaten in the worst trailer department. That crown now goes to Beverly Hills Chihuahua, a Disney production that is both vomit inducing, and kind of offensive. […]

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Moviefone Names Top 25 Movie Villains

source: http://movies.aol.com/ Moviefone has released their list of the 25 greatest movie villains of all time, and its filled with all the usual suspects, as well as a few surprises and some glaring omissions. Taking the Number 1 spot is Ralph Fiennes as Harry Potter‘s nemesis He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named (we’re not afraid – it’s really Lord Voldemort). […]

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The Dark Knight is Here!

Ladies and gentleman, its been two very, very long years, but it’s finally here. The Dark Knight opens today in cinemas everywhere, two days before even the U.S gets a glimpse. I’m sure that in the future, our children will ask us where we were the day The Dark Knight came out. Of course, if […]

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What is the Best Superhero Movie of 2008 (So Far)?

Well, the results are in. We put it to our readers to decide which superhero film was the best of 2008 (so far), and the winner was pretty clear: 1. Iron Man Yes, the much-loved Robert Downey Jnr flick is your favourite superhero film of the first half of 2008, with a whopping 75% of […]

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The Love Guru – Review

The Love Guru – Starring Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, Verne Troyer and Romany Malco. Directed by Marco Schnabel. Rated M for frequent sexual references, some coarse language and drug references. 86 mins. Has it really been 11 years since Austin Powers first hit cinemas? Wow. I love the Austin Powers series. I love […]

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Iron Man 2 – Jon Favreau WILL Return to Direct

source: deadlinehollywooddaily.com After months of speculation, Marvel Studios has locked in Jon Favreau to direct the sequel to the critical and commercial megasmash Iron Man. For those who do not know the story of Iron Man – wait, who didn’t go see Iron Man? – it’s about weapons magnate Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jnr). After […]

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Ace Ventura 3 – Makes "Disaster Movie" Look Watchable

source: slashfilm.com, traileraddict.com Hmm, I think the title for this blog post is a little inaccurate. After all, absolutely nothing could make “Disaster Movie” bearable in the slightest way. However, a new Ace Ventura installment could possibly steal its crown as the worst film of 2008. Ace Ventura 3 (or possibly Ace Ventura Jr) will […]

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Who Watches the Watchmen? We Do!

source: http://watchmenmovie.warnerbros.com/ With all the overwhelming hype for superhero flicks Iron Man, Incredible Hulk, Hellboy 2 and The Dark Knight, one of the most important releases of 2009 has been overlooked: the adaptation of the classic graphic novel Watchmen. Watchmen was a 12-issue comic book series originally released in 1986. Written by the legendary Alan […]

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Hancock – Review

Hancock – Starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman. Directed by Peter Berg. Rated M for violence and coarse language. 92 mins. There is a scene in Will Smith’s latest blockbuster, where the film’s misunderstood superhero threatens to insert a prison inmate’s head up another inmate’s … well, back entrance. That he does it […]

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First Look at American Kath and Kim

source: news.com.auHere is the first picture of Molly Shannon and Selma Blair as Kath & Kim in the U.S adaptation of the hit aussie show. The new American version will still focus on the same basic story of perky Kath and her spoilt daughter Kim. It will be set in the suburbs of Florida. It’s […]

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New Dark Knight Trailer – Officially Better Than Sliced Bread

source: youtube.comDomino’s Pizza (?) has released one final trailer for The Dark Knight, featuring some new footage of Heath Ledger as The Joker. Please enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/v/1e5h8zo2N_U&hl=en Reviews have begun to trickle in for the latest Batman installment – and they’re absolutely gushing with praise: Todd Gilchrist at ign.com:“There really is no better way to describe […]

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