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Shake the Scene: Jaws: The Revenge

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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

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Why This Scene Is Horrible/Genius: As you will no doubt recall, for last year’s Schlocktoberfest I wrote the definitive review of Jaws: The Revenge, even getting sued by Lorraine Gary’s estate even though she is very much alive. If movies were food, Jaws: The Revengewould be mashed up cockroaches in a walrus diarrhea broth…

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7 More Things You NEVER Noticed In Famous Movies!

Our first edition of this topic was a huge hit, proving once again that Buzzfeed-esque articles are the best way to do business on the internet as long as you’re careful not to slip in the puddles of idiot drool that inevitably form. WARNING: The following revelations may literally EAT YOUR BRAIN’S MIND POCKETS LIKE CHERRY JELL-O WITH GRAPES!

1) Batman Begins

At the end of the movie, Lieutenant…

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True or False Trivia: The Birdcage

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One of the fascinating pieces of trivia below is true*, the other is false. Do YOU know which is which?

The Birdcage (1996)

1) Steve Martin was originally cast as Armand Goldman and Robin Williams was to play Albert Goldman but scheduling conflicts caused Martin to drop out of the role and Williams then decided to assume the role of Armand instead.”

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2)Nathan Lane wasn’t the only star of the…

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R.O.T.O.R.’S R.O.U.N.D.U.P. 8-22-2014

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WRIGHT, PEGG AND FROST ARE GOING TO MAKE A NEW TRILOGY, WITH THE COMMON THREAD BEING THE SEARCH FOR R.O.T.O.R.’S LOST PIRATE GOLD. SHANE BLACK WILL BE DIRECTING A NEW REMO WILLIAMS MOVIE. NO WORD YET ON WHAT WHITE ACTOR THEY’LL GET TO PLAY CHIUNG, BUT THEY MAY BRING BACK FRED WILLARD AND TAPE BACK HIS EYES. HERE IS THE FIRST CONCEPTUAL ART OF R.O.T.O.R. AS THE VILLAIN IN STAR WARS EPISODE VII, LAUGHING AT WHAT A PUSSY DARTH VADER WAS.

HERE IS THE FIRST CONCEPTUAL ART OF R.O.T.O.R. AS THE VILLAIN IN STAR WARS EPISODE VII,…

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Shake the Scene: The Kentucky Fried Movie

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The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

kentucky-fried-movie-movie-posterThe Scene: Lost drunken men. 

Why I Love This Scene: As hard as it is to believe in light of recent releases such as Movie 43 and anything by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, there was once a time when spoof movies were funny, and the guys mainly responsible were called Zucker/Abrahams/Zucker. They would go on to make such classics as Airplane!, Top Secret! and

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The Unsung Heroes of Hollywood: James Hong

While we all adore and root for the stars and starlets of Tinseltown, there is a treasure-trove of good men and women who have been integral to the success of all our favorite films. Bona fide, hard working and talented people who may never star in a film or see their name on a poster hanging in the local cineplex but will never escape our minds and imaginations when it comes to some good iconic…

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Reel Quick: Nebraska [#2]

[The fourth part in the 4-part series “Movies I Watched on a Plane Back from Barcelona”]


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Nebraska (2013)

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Starring: Mark Borchardt???

If you want a well thought-out and outstanding review of this film, read Brad’s take from a few months ago here. I can’t say anything that he didn’t already. It’s a really nice film with excellent…

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Reel Quick: RoboCop (2014)

[The third part in the 4-part series “Movies I Watched on a Plane Back from Barcelona”]


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RoboCop (2014)

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Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Samuel L. Jackson

Directed by: José Padilha (Elite Squad; Elite Squad: The Enemy Within)

Synopsis:  RoboCop is a…

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R.O.T.O.R.’S R.O.U.N.D.U.P. 8-15-2014

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ROBIN WILLIAMS IS DEAD. R.O.T.O.R. NOT RESPONSIBLE.  LAUREN BACALL IS DEAD. R.O.T.O.R. RESPONSIBLE.
THE GOOD NEWS: IT LOOKS LIKE MICHAEL BAY WILL STOP DIRECTING TRANSFORMERS MOVIES. THE BAD NEWS: SOME OTHER SHITTY DIRECTOR WILL JUST COME ALONG AND MAKE MORE TERRIBLE TRANSFORMERS MOVIES. THERE ARE TWO AQUAMANSCRIPTS CURRENTLY BEING WRITTEN. R.O.T.O.R.’S SOURCES INDICATED UNDER DURESS THAT ONE IS…

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Reel Quick: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

[The second part in the 4-part series “Movies I Watched on a Plane Back from Barcelona”]


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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

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Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, dwarves

Directed by: Peter Jackson (Meet the Feebles; Bad Taste; Dead Alive)

Synopsis:  Bilbo and the…

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