Archive for March, 2011

Pondering Casting WTFery of Yore

Posted in Movie News, Top List with tags , , , on March 31, 2011 by xymarla

Jennifer Garner will play Agatha Christie’s elderly detective Miss Marple in Disney’s new series. In honor of this baffling decision, today I celebrate the ten most inappropriately cast characters ever! Check it out over at Badass Digest.

JOHN DIES AT THE END In Good Hands With Coscarelli

Posted in Movie News with tags , , , on March 24, 2011 by xymarla

An interview with Paul Giamatti reveals that BUBBA NOSFERATU is definitely not happening, but JOHN DIES AT THE END should kick enough ass that I’m okay with that. Read all about it over at Badass Digest!

Jennifer Lawrence is a Lily-White Katniss in THE HUNGER GAMES

Posted in Movie News with tags , , on March 18, 2011 by xymarla

No doubt Lawrence will give an outstanding performance in THE HUNGER GAMES. But could they have found a whiter, blonder Katniss?

Read my post over at Badass Digest!

AMC’s THE KILLING Gives Us A New Laura Palmer

Posted in Television News with tags , , , on March 16, 2011 by xymarla

 AMC has a new murder mystery series premiering April 3rd, and it looks all kinds of badass and sort of Twin Peaksy!

Read all about it over at Badass Digest!

The 12 Best Film Adaptations of Beloved Books

Posted in Film Review, Top List with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2011 by xymarla

The latest adaptation of one of my favorite novels, Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, opens next week. Mia Wasikowska is ideally cast as the solemn governess, and Sin Nombre‘s Cary Fukunaga is an intriguing choice of director. I’d like to believe this adaptation will do justice to the dark, creepy, romantic-yet-feminist novel that I love so well. Here’s hoping, and in the meantime, here are twelve feature films that certainly did live up to the kick-ass novels from which they were adapted.

Check ’em out over at Badass Digest!

It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , on March 1, 2011 by xymarla

And it’s a real quickie today, folks, because I am officially on vacation as of tomorrow, but unofficially in vacation mode as of last week.

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The Oscars happened.

Tarantino is making a spaghetti western next! Starring Christoph Waltz, awesomely. Get the details here.

Check out some vids from David R. Ellis’ upcoming 3D shark movie. Let’s be honest here. We’re all going to see this. It won’t be any Sharktopus, however. Continue reading