Archive | August, 2008

Surrogate City – Baby Mama Review

Baby Mama – Starring Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco and Dax Shepard. Directed by Michael McCullers. Rated PG for mild coarse language and sexual references. 99 mins. Phew. There’s only four months left in the year, and I was seriously worried 2008 would pass by without a single movie about pregnancy. There […]

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The Dark Knight – With Kids!

source: youtube.comThe trailer for The Dark Knight has been ‘sweded’ by a bunch of kids, proving that you don’t need a budget or even adults to make that trailer look awesome. The term ‘Sweded’ was coined in Be Kind Rewind, a film about video store owners who go about re-enacting their favourite films in extremely […]

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Diesel Fuels “Fast and Furious”

Finally, the trailer for the long awaited sequel to The Fast and the Furious is here!I’m sure you are all thinking right now: “Whoa whoa, you are joking right? Don’t you remember a little film called 2 Fast 2 Furious?” Of course – how could I forget! A cinematic equal if ever there was one. […]

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Is Jumper the Worst Screenplay Ever Written?

I know, I know. That’s a pretty massive call. Some of you probably don’t even think Jumper is the worst screenplay of 2008. While there are some strong contenders up against Jumper (The Love Guru, One Missed Call), this is the one that has stayed with me – annoying me on a semi-daily basis. For […]

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The Sky is Falling – Star Wars: The Clone Wars Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Starring Matt Lanter, Ashley Eckstein and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Dave Filoni. Rated PG for animated violence. 98 mins. Oh no. Oh no no no. It wasn’t supposed to end like this at all. Remember when Star Wars was THE film series. It was THE trilogy, and all […]

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Up the Spout – Top 5 Pregnancy Films

Since Baby Mama was released last week, we thought it would be a perfect time to look back on the best ever pregnancy films. Some classics didn’t make the cut, like She’s Having a Baby or Three Men and a Baby (Sorry, Goot!) However, we think these 5 are a guaranteed great watch. At the […]

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Fool Metal Jacket – Tropic Thunder Review

Tropic Thunder – Starring Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr, Jack Black, Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson, Danny McBride and Nick Nolte. Directed by Ben Stiller. Rated MA for strong violence, coarse language, drug and sexual references. 107 mins. Ben Stiller is not known for being a great director. It’s a shame really, as his previous […]

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10 Actors Who Might Be Robots

If Battlestar Galactica has taught us anything, it’s that a robot can take the form of almost anyone. Our loved ones, our closest friends, even the pillars of society.So it would be irresponsible if we didn’t try to expose those in Hollywood who might actually be robot operatives sent to destory Earth. Here are the […]

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Baghead Attacks – The Strangers Review

The Strangers – Starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman. Directed by Bryan Bertino. Rated MA for strong violence. 85 mins. The Strangers has one of the most gripping trailers I’ve ever seen. A couple returns home from a romantic night out. They profess their love for each other. They listen to the beautiful child-like voice […]

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Lost – Season 5 Info!

source: http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20218344_3,00.html NB: The following article is rated C for Confusing. Non-Lost fans are advised to skip to the next article. The title for the first episode of the 5th season of Lost has been revealed, and its an interesting one: The episode will be called ‘Because You Left’, and will be the first of […]

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Yeezy, Noooo! Kanye West Looking Forward to The Spirit

source: http://www.kanyeuniversecity.com/blog/ Kanye West, the greatest musician of the last decade (yes, I said it) maintains one of the most consistantly entertaining blogs on the internet. He posts about anything, and I mean anything. From the hottest models to scientific discoveries, the man covers it all. He also uses it as a forum to vent […]

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The 5 Worst Films of All Time

Last month, DVDman reviewed Lindsay Lohan‘s latest vehicle I Know Who Killed Me, a straight-to-dvd psychological thriller about a stripper. He did not like it, as evidenced by the subtly titled post: Possibly the Worst Film…Ever!!!! Your responses to the post were huge, with many adding their own favourite worst movies to the list. The […]

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Ben Stiller’s Controversial Film Faces Protests

source: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/story?id=5560702&page=1The upcoming comedy Tropic Thunder is facing protests from American disability organisations due to the inclusion of the word “retard” throughout the film. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller, the film is a satire of modern Hollywood, and particularly of self-centered and obliviously offensive actors. Stiller plays a character called Tugg Speedman, an action-superstar […]

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High Praise for a Joint Effort – Pineapple Express Review

Pineapple Express – Starring Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride and Gary Cole. Directed by David Gordon Green. Rated MA for strong drug use and violence, sexual references and coarse language. 107 mins. Last week I was complaining about the lack of bloody action films, and having to settle on the high-NRG music video that […]

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Golden Olympic Flicks

It’s Olympic time once again, and what better way to celebrate than to revisit some of our favourite sport flicks. We know – you’re all still probably red-eyed from that opening ceremony. But what better way to reinvigorate yourself and your sporting spirit than catching these great movies. Cool Runnings “Oh, yeah, just one little […]

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Wolfenstein Heading to the Big Screen

source: eurogamer.net The classic first-person shooter Wolfenstein is finally heading to the big screen after years of speculation and a series of obstacles. idSoftware CEO Todd Hollenshead has told Eurogamer that the big-screen adaptation of the popular video game is still on, with Oscar-winner Roger Avery currently writing the script. Return to Castle Wolfenstein is […]

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Make Us Laugh!

I know, it’s very scary here in this post-Love Guru comedy landscape. We’ve just endured a season of unfunny comedies, and we still have Disaster Movie to come.Normally, the one bright light comes from Judd Apatow, who is as far as i’m concerned, THE man. He has written, directed and produced the funniest films of […]

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Arnie Worried About New Terminator – Is It Made By ‘Girlie Men’?

source: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/herocomplex/2008/08/schwarzenegger.html Remember when Arnie said Terminator 3 would be the last film of the franchise? He lied. The Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has stated his concern with Terminator Salvation, the latest film in the Terminator franchise, starring Christian Bale as John Connor. For those unfamiliar with his early work, Governor Schwarzenegger was the […]

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Jolie’s Curves and Curving Bullets – Wanted Review

Wanted – Starring James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov. Rated MA for strong violence and sex scenes. 110 mins. Listen, we’ve been really lucky with action movies this year. We’ve had The Dark Knight, Iron Man, Cloverfield, just to name a few. We’ve been given quite a few intelligent, heart-pounding […]

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It’s (Not) All About the Benjamins – The Bank Job Review

The Bank Job – Starring Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows and Stephen Campbell Moore. Directed by Roger Donaldson. Rated MA for strong coarse language and sexual references. 112 mins. As mentioned in the first few moments of the film, The Bank Job is based on a true story. How much of the movie is based on […]

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