Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 by Angie Han
If Star Wars Angry Birds wasn’t nearly evil enough for you, there’s good news: The sequel will allow you to join the Dark Side. Oh, I’m sorry, I meant the Pork Side. Which seems like kind of a cannibal-y thing for them to call themselves, but what do I know? I’m not an evil egg-stealing pig. Also after the jump:
- Peek at some art from the Phineas & Ferb Star Wars special
- Seth Green explains what’s going on with Star Wars Detours
- Did NASA find a frozen Han Solo on the surface of Mercury?
- Michael Giacchino reinterprets “The Imperial March”
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While many people despise the CinemaSins “Everything Wrong With” videos for being overly nit-picky and mean, it’s damn near impossible to argue with the Screen Junkies ”Honest Trailers.” These serve a similar function, making fun of a well-known movie by pointing out its flaws. The tone is lighter and observations smarter, making the videos funnier and more, well, honest.
Their latest video, for the Brad Pitt zombie hit World War Z, might be the funniest yet. It makes light of the fact the film used so little of the source material, and included a ton of cliches, but still acknowledges that people liked it and the movie performed well.
And while we’re on the topic of World War Z, which is now on Blu-ray, director Marc Forster spoke at length at the scrapped Russia-set ending of the film. Read that, and watch the trailer, below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2013 by Angie Han
As criminal masterminds go, a late night host with six months left (on the show, that is, not in life) selling his jokes on the black market doesn’t sound all that evil. But then again, we once sympathized with a terminally ill chemistry teacher making meth to provide for his family, too. Nowadays, that guy is a total monster.
True, joke-selling is somewhat less likely to result in slit throats, explosions, and poisoned people, but as Jimmy Fallon‘s Breaking Bad parody Joking Bad shows, it does come with some terrifying consequences of its own. Watch the video after the jump. Do be warned that some spoilers follow, if you’re not caught up through the first half of Season 5.
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Making a movie is tedious work and, generally, levity on set is appreciated. Enter Simon Pegg. On the set of J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek Into Darkness, Pegg came up with the idea to tell his fellow actors that in certain scenes they had to wear globs of “Neutron Cream” to help with harmful emissions. This, of course, was a huge lie.
Now video has come online, likely from the Blu-ray out September 10, that documents the prank. It includes the reactions of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Karl Urban and even Benedict Cumberbatch. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 by Angie Han
For all the hand-wringing going on over the past few days, it’ll be a couple of years yet before we find out whether the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman will actually destroy the Man of Steel sequel. That said, Zack Snyder‘s decision is already ruining Cranium games everywhere.
A Reddit user reports that he very recently bought a copy of Cranium, only to discover that Affleck’s new gig had rendered one of the trivia cards inaccurate. Hit the jump to view the photographic evidence.
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Posted on Monday, August 26th, 2013 by Angie Han
As Breaking Bad sprints toward the finale, the theorizing over how it’s all going to end is only getting more intense. Vince Gilligan and his stars have been dancing around the big spoilers for months now, and at least one is getting tired of keeping all these secrets to himself.
Dean Norris, who plays DEA agent Hank Schrader, has posted a new video on Funny or Die in which he “spoils” the ending of Breaking Bad. Here’s a clue: According to him, it’s titled “Hank Wins” and was written by Norris himself.
Hit the jump to check it out. Ironically, the video doesn’t contain any real spoilers for anything that’s happened so far, so even those of you who are still struggling to catch up can watch with impunity.
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Posted on Monday, August 19th, 2013 by Angie Han
(Some spoilers for the most recent episode of Breaking Bad follow.)
Walt may have been desperate to keep the location of his cash a secret on Sunday night’s episode of Breaking Bad, but we at home got to see exactly where he buried it. Heck, we even got to know the exact coordinates: +34° 59′ 20.00″, -106° 36′ 52″.
But would-be treasure hunters needn’t bother driving out to New Mexico to see if there’s anything worth digging up. A simple Google search reveals where those coordinates are really located, and it’s a fair bet that there aren’t barrels of Benjamins waiting to be discovered there. Hit the jump to find out where.
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The final season premiere of Breaking Bad left us with a lot to think about. Like, a lot to think about. But what makes the show great is not only the slowly unfolding mysteries, incredible performances, writing or white knuckle tension. It’s how creator Vince Gilligan chooses to sprinkle humor in with all of that. In Sunday’s episode, Blood Money, that humor was provided in the form of Jesse Pinkman’s drugged out friends, Badger (Matt Jones) and Skinny Pete (Charles Baker) discussing Star Trek.
You see, Badger has written a script for a Star Trek movie! He just hasn’t put it on paper yet. The Internet never disappoints, though, and it’s already been animated into a cartoon. Check it out below. Read More »