Wil Wheaton Skewers Hollywood With 'Literally Everything Else From Your Childhood: The Movie' Trailer
It’s a common refrain heard almost daily around the Internet: “Hollywood is destroying my childhood!”
With each new remake or reboot or brand new movie based on a toy or cartoon or concept from the ‘70s and ‘80s, my fellow Gen X’ers get upset – and with good reason. Hollywood has regularly demonstrated that they’re all too happy to try to cash in on nostalgia while often ruining what made the original toys/games/cartoons worthy of remembering in the first place.
Well, Wil Wheaton has had enough of this tomfoolery. To demonstrate how absolutely ludicrous it is that Hollywood can’t be bothered to actually make new things worthy of being nostalgic about in a decade or two instead of just milking the past, he’s released a... Read More
See Mythbuster Adam Savage's Ridiculously Elaborate 'Hellboy' Obsession
Mythbusters host Adam Savage is a notorious movie fan. Not only do they regularly pick apart the reality of great movie moments on the show, but Savage - a former effects designer who did work on movies like Galaxy Quest and the Star Wars prequels - also spends his downtime building replicas of some of his favorite movie props (like Deckard's gun from Blade Runner).
Savage is also a regular Comic-Con attendee, and for this year's event he has seemingly outdone himself with an absurdly detailed replica of the Mecha-Glove from Hellboy.
First, you're probably saying, "I don't even know what the Mecha-Glove from Hellboy is," and that's a totally fair point because the device isn't as iconic as, say, the red demon baby it summons. It's the... Read More
Get Back to the Future in This Red-Band Trailer for 'The Hot Tub Time Machine 2'
Fire up the hot tub, because we’ve got the official red-band trailer for Hot Tub Time Machine 2!
The sequel to one of the surprise comedy hits of 2010 finds three (Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Clark Duke) of the four (sorry, no John Cusack this time out) original cast members returning for another trip through time and space. Laughs, nudity and outlandish situations are sure to follow.
The lengthy new red-band trailer (which is not safe for work) reveals what’s happened to our leads since their first adventure. When Lou (who has apparently become the “father of the Internet”) is shot by an unknown assailant, the boys have to fire up the time machine again to save their friend. Lots of hilarious mishaps follow.
Recapturing the lightning-in-a-bottle... Read More
Movie News: First Look at 'Leprechaun: Origins'; First Trailer for Sundance Smash 'Whiplash'
Leprechaun: Origins: We've had a peek at the movie but not its most iconc character -- until now. The first look at the titular creature in Leprechaun: Origins reveals that the reboot has taken a very dark and sinister turn away from the more lighthearted installments in the series. Dylan Postle, aka WWE wrestler Hornswoggle, stars as the leprechaun; the movie hits VOD platforms on August 26. [Variety]
Adam Jones: Uma Thurman is joining the cast of Adam Jones, formerly titled Chef. Bradley Cooper stars as as ambitious chef "known for his wild style and creating explosions of taste." The starry cast includes Sienna Miller, Emma Thompson, Omar Sy, Alicia Vikander, Daniel Bruhl and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey); John Wells is directing. [The Hollywood... Read More
The Best of Comic-Con: Batman, the Rock, 'Interstellar' and More
Featured image: Giant monsters collide outside the San Diego Convention Center in the kind of dazzling spectacle you only get to see at Comic-Con.
Need to catch up on all the biggest news, videos and photos coming out of San Diego Comic-Con this week? We've got you covered. Check out today's recap below.
The Biggest News
1. The Rock Does Comic-Con
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson returned to Comic-Con by surprising a crowd of thousands with a casual stroll through Hall H, where he shook hands with many of his fans.Then he announced a free secret screening of Hercules, much to the delight of the raucous crowd.
2. Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey Shock Crowd with Interstellar Trailer
Even though they weren't on the... Read More
Last Horror Blog: 'Halloween' Box Set Unveiled, 'The Squad' Trailer, 'Almost Human' Review, and More
Welcome to The Last Horror Blog, a biweekly column on all things horror.
Halloween: The Complete Collection extras are amazing – If you’re a Michael Myers fan, odds are you were already lining up to get your copy of Scream Factory’s massive new 15-disc collector’s set featuring pretty much every Halloween movie in existence. However, if you were on the fence, I’m betting the newly revealed extras on this slasher extravaganza will seal the deal on a purchase.
The list of extras is too massive to post in its entirety, but the basic gist is that the collection features seven new featurettes, three new commentary tracks, and four new interviews to go along with the copious amount of other materials. You could spend a year watching all this stuff... Read More
9 Greek-Myth Heroes Who Deserve Their Own Summer Movies
As exciting as the thought of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson playing the legendary Greek warrior Hercules is (and this is the kind of part he was born to play), it's hard to not be a little tired of this particular son of Zeus.
Seriously. Greek mythology is chock-full of Zeus' offspring going on adventures and racking up body counts. Hell, it's even more full of sons (and daughters) of other gods going on quests so insane they make most Hollywood movies look lame and tame in comparison. Hercules may be the most famous hero in Greek mythology, but he's also the most played out on the big screen. It's time to give someone else a shot.
So let's not talk about Hercules. Let's not even talk about Perseus and Jason, who have had their fair share of... Read More
Evangeline Lilly Tells Us About Writing 'The Squickerwonkers' and Her New Passion for Directing
Two weeks ago we posted the first part of our interview with Evangline Lilly that was all about the acting side of her career. But being in front of the camera is not her sole passion. She's also a rather talented writer and burgeoning producer and director.
In fact, the entire reason we spoke with the Hobbit and Lost star in the first place was to hear about her book The Squickerwonkers. It's the rare kind of kids' book that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, and as it turns out, that was actually a pretty big obstacle to the book getting published. That's why Lilly spent a year self-publishing the book, during which she realized she may actually be more interested in directing and producing than acting.
Thankfully a smart publisher, Titan Books... Read More