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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 4, 2011 by xymarla

RIP, Pete Postlethwaite. You were one of the greats.

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Javier Bardem and Viggo Mortensen have been mentioned as the potential stars to land the role of Roland Deschain in Ron Howard’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series. Team Viggo! You can read my Dream Casting list of the main characters here, the allies of the ka-tet here, and the big baddies of the series here.

The cast is shaping up for Chris Fisher’s adaptation of the Thomas Berger novel Meeting Evil.  Luke Wilson, Samuel L. Jackson, Leslie Bibb and Smallville‘s Peyton List have all joined the cast. The novel’s supposed to be wonderful; here’s hoping Chris “S. Darko” Fisher doesn’t screw it up!

You can check out a gallery here for Lucky McKee’s The Woman, reuniting the director with Angela Bettis, the star of his terrific May. Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

Posted in Comic Book Movie Review, Film Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 12, 2010 by xymarla

Tony Stark is back, bishes! He’s back and refreshingly unchanged as the flawed, hard-partying narcissist with whom we fell in love back in 2008. It’s comforting to realize that in an ever-changing world of chaos and confusion, our Great American Hero remains immutable.

But wait! say you. Superman is the Great American Superhero! I mean, his slogan is “Truth, Justice and the American Way,” for crying out loud! And that’s true, if you’re rather adorably delusional about what it actually means to be an American. Rich, arrogant, bullying, imperious, as red-state as Glenn Beck and a hell of a lot more handsome, Iron Man is about as American as they come. And this bleeding heart blue-stater is mad crushing on him, anyway!

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It’s News Day Tuesday!

Posted in Movie News, News Day Tuesday, Television News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2010 by xymarla

Extra! Extra! Jane Lynch does a better Madonna than Madonna!

Yes, that woman can do ANYTHING. In other Glee news, Matthew Morrison (Mr. Schuester) gives a charming interview to Vulture and blows my mind with a breakdance-off versus Other Asian. Look forward to the Madonna episode tonight!

Big Tits Zombie 3D wins the award for awesomest title and most promising trailer of the week. Ping-Pong Zombie! Sushi Zombie! And most importantly, Strippers vs. Zombie!!

The legendary Samuel L. Jackson talks about his role as the legendary Nick Fury in Iron-Man 2 and teases us with some Avengers scoop. Continue reading