Could the surrealist have made a blockbuster?
Checking out the notable stand-alones hitting the theaters.
Sometimes it takes the trailer to a movie to get casual fans really interested. Take some of these superhero movies, for instance. I don't dork out heavily over Batman or Iron Man movies at all. I don't count down the days until those movies are coming to theaters, and I can't tell you the unfilmed ... More >>
To see the fights, Universal Soldier 4 demands you suffer.
App: iFinger Platform: iPhone Website: App Store Cost: Free There are some pretty pointless apps out there. CatPaint springs to mind even though it is an absolutely stupid amount of fun. But when apps claim to do something and do it poorly, it goes beyond dumb and enters the realm of the annoying. ... More >>
North Korea (and audiences) go home unhappy.
Watching All of the Wachowskis' Movies for the Sake of Watching All of the Wachowskis' Movies
Still joyously disreputable, Raiders comes to IMAX.
A lament for lost carnage - and coherence.
What's the greatest science fiction film of all time? If you didn't just go, "Oh, Blade Runner," I want you now to imagine me shooting you the bird as I walk away. As I was re-watching it for the ump-teenth time the other afternoon, I couldn't help but get hungry when Deckard was eating at the noo ... More >>
As two pals fight over Reese Witherspoon, This Means War sticks to the script.
Eww.So I'm being forced to watch The Good Wife last Sunday, and I see that Colin Sweeney, a semi-recurring character Alicia once defended for murdering his wife, was apparently involved in testifying for Alicia's firm for one reason or other (give me a break, the entire hour was me wrestling ... More >>
Tey How: Just want you in my Caddy.What, you haven't gotten your Star Wars Blu-ray yet? We haven't kept up with the news, but we're guessing George Lucas tweaked something somewhere in this latest reissue and sent message boards into apoplexy. Thinking of Star Wars, we took a look at the IM ... More >>
NASA: If only there was a movie about a two-sun planet....NASA officials hyped a press conference yesterday about a new discovery via the way they know best: Trot out the Star Wars references. People connected with the movie and SFX gurus Industrial Light & Magic were on the panel to discuss ... More >>
It stinks!Yes, I try and keep it sports-related in this space as much as I possibly can. That's what I've been asked to bring to the table on Hair Balls and that's where my area of expertise lies. However, sometimes there is confluence of circumstance so powerful that I must stray from sports ... More >>
This movie is old enough to drive.Summer is officially here, even though it's been ball-dripping sweaty since at least early May. This is also about the time that we are already steeped in big-budget Hollywood summer would-be blockbusters, the kind of movies that have fast-food promotions and ... More >>
Too much sci-fi, not enough SNL in Paul.
Lee Alexander, pictured with his band of invisible skulking pervertsIt wasn't that long ago that a few brave filmmakers realized that it was in fact possible to make a superhero movie that didn't suck IQ points from an audience and might even, surprise surprise, be somewhat faithful to their ... More >>
Terminator - I'll Be Back | Movies & TV | SPIKE.comThe above clip is actual security-cam footage from the Port Arthur Police Department Sunday night. Or it could be, let's put it that way. The Port Arthur News reports that a 53-year-old man drove his vehicle right into the lobby of police headq ... More >>
First there was Viagra, now there's this?
Honestly, do you really care?I write a lot about Hollywood's obsession with remakes because I'm a movie buff, first and foremost, and because as a "writer" it's easy to milk an announcement of the latest atrocity from Platinum Dunes for 750 indignant words regarding the creative demise of Hollywo ... More >>
This is a galactic voyage of the musical kind
Harrison Ford + a hat + a whip = an action film classic
Thank God Brad Pitt didn't star in thisGreen Zone, by shaky-cam master Paul Greengrass, is the latest movie to try to buck the trend of box-office poison that is the Iraq War.Many have tried, but even the most celebrated of the Iraq War flicks, The Hurt Locker, wasn't a blockbuster. (Maybe ... More >>
Memorial Day weekend officially marks the beginning of summer, and the beginning of summer blockbuster-movie season.Recently studios have been pushing the blockbuster season earlier and earlier -- Iron Man 2 has been out for months, it seems -- but Memorial Day Weekend is still a date where they pla ... More >>
Find out how clothes make the film
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The 1988 action smash is so stupid its brilliant
Pulitzer-prize winner reads from The Yiddish Policemens Union