The Making of Jackass 3D

VBS TV has a great 15-minute long behind the scenes documentary on the making of Jackass 3D.

The franchise that most of the tv-watching world knows as “Jackass”—a crew of loveable, Teflon-coated miscreants consisting of Chris Pontius, Bam Margera, Wee Man, Steve-O, and Johnny Knoxville—began years ago when the group decided to document their gleefully destructive antics on camera. Spike Jonze and VBS take a peek behind the cameras on the set of the third Jackass film, Jackass 3D, and see what happens when the time-tested tradition of unhygienic pranksterism and camaraderie meet the technological mind-meld of three-dimensional film.

I kinda love the fact that Spike Jonze thinks that Jackass isn’t just entertainment but is really about science — guys doing insane science experiments which test their fear and pain. And it’s also interesting seeing how much work goes into filming these stunts, especially with the additional 3D technology required for this sequel.
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Movie Trailer: Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere

Sofia Coppola's Somewhere

Focus Features has released the first movie trailer for Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere starring Stephen Dorff and Elle Fanning. Watch the trailer now embedded after the jump. It very much feels like a thematic/tonal sequel to Lost in Translation, another Coppola film about famous father figure connecting with a daughter figure (more metaphoric in the other film) in a hotel.

This looks like it could be a return to form for Coppola. Sofia’s first two films Virgin Suicides and Lost in Translation were some of my favorite movies of their respective years of release. Please leave your thoughts in the comments below!
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Yes, Party Boy. In a bit of casting news already earning groans from snobs and wooo’s from slobs, Jackass‘s Chris Pontius will co-star in Sofia Coppola‘s ode to Hollywood’s storied Chateau Marmont hotel, Somewhere. Pontius will play “Sammy” in the 2010 flick, best friend to the main character, a “hard living actor,” to be played by Stephen Dorff, of S.F.W. fame. Further casting choices have not been announced. Dakota’s younger sister, Elle Fanning, plays the daughter to Dorff’s character, who causes him to “reexamine his life after a surprise visit.” Twinkle, twinkle.

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