Time to plug in the headphones, folks: There’s enough bad language in this week’s trailers to make your coworkers think you’ve got Andrew Dice Clay hiding out in your cubicle. (So that’s where he is!) First up, a teaser for The Hangover Part II — 100 percent profanity-free, but still dirty-feeling enough that you might want to Purell your monitor after you take a gander. Next, we’ve got Seth Rogen and Cameron Diaz respectively swearing up a blue streak in red band spots for Paul and Bad Teacher, both of which star horny, preternaturally skinny creatures looking for a good time. READ FULL STORY
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Animatronic Kim Kardashian in 'Super C-U-T-E' Old Navy commercial becomes most prominent menace in blogger's life
No surrender. We must find the lab that harvested this exquisite robot…and exploit it! Who’s with me? READ FULL STORY
No Strings Attached, with Mindy Kaling, is still in cinemas, and this Friday sees the release of the Ed Helms-starring Cedar Rapids. Two weeks after that arrives Hall Pass, which features one Jenna Fischer. Meanwhile, the mighty Rainn Wilson will soon be seen in both Peep World and Super, the new movie from director James Gunn.Throw a rock at a movie screen in the next couple of months and there’s a fair chance you’ll hit a film starring someone from The Office. (You’ll also be thrown out of the cinema or, at the very least, be assailed with cries of “Who the hell brings a rock to the movies?” But I digress!)
Stephen King's 'The Stand': Our wish list cast includes Josh Brolin, an Olsen sister, and... Stephen Colbert?
has just been announced, so now’s the time to pray to the movie gods for who we’d like to see in it.A new film version of Stephen King’s end-of-the-world survival epic The Stand
This is a tough one, because the 1994 ABC mini-series — while looking a little cheap (because it was network television) and being a little toothless (because… it was network television) — was exceptionally well cast: Gary Sinise as the scrappy Texan who’s the first to encounter the disease that will wipe out 99 percent of humanity; one-time teen icon Molly Ringwald as the pregnant survivor unsure if her child will do the same; Rob Lowe as the deaf-mute Nick Andros following visions through an empty world; and the mystical badass Anti-Christ known as Randall Flagg, played by Jamey Sheridan (now best known for Law & Order: Criminal Intent and NBC’s Trauma).
The trend in movies is that concept is the star, not the actors. King’s name and his apocalyptic story, which has been a pop-culture touchstone since 1978, will be the biggest draw. So don’t expect the whole cast of Ocean’s 11 in this new version of The Stand. But maybe some of them. Here’s my wish list (although, be warned, some plotline spoilers follow):
weekend’s No. 1 movie, The Rite, the demonic grade of D, we thought it might be fun to see what all the fuss was about. After all, who doesn’t love a silly horror movie that involves the devil, exorcisms, lots (and lots) of feral cats, a red-eyed mule, and Sir Anthony Hopkins? Well as it turns out, we couldn’t agree with our critic’s assessment more: “The Rite commits the supreme sin of making the devil dull.” READ FULL STORYEven though we knew EW’s film critic, Owen Gleiberman, gave the
What an excellent day for an exorcism. While Anthony Hopkins is in theaters compelling demons out of people and dollars out of people’s wallets with The Rite, we decided it was a good time to revisit the granddaddy of all possession horror, The Exorcist. Made in 1973 by William Friedkin, straight off of The French Connection, it stars Linda Blair, the original Haley Joel Osment, as a charming young girl who loves her mother, horseback riding, and turning her head around 180 degrees while screaming profanities. Ah, youth! So start doing your stretches, because it’s time to exorcise. READ FULL STORY
My mom really, really didn't like 'Black Swan.' What movies do you wish you'd warned your parents about?
So yesterday I got a funny voicemail from my sister, at the end of which she mentioned off-hand that she and my mom were en route to see Black Swan. I loved Black Swan, and I said as much multiple times over Christmas, in front of my mom. In fact, I actively encouraged her to go see it. But the moment I heard that voicemail, a good hour after my sister had left it, I realized I had made a monumental mistake. My intuition was confirmed when my mom subsequently called me after the movie to inform me that she found the movie “deeply, deeply disturbing.”
And she didn’t stop there. READ FULL STORY
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