Our friends the Fine Brothers have filed the latest episode of their popular “Spoiler” series — 50 Movie Spoilers of 2010 in 3 Minutes, in one take. You might remember that we’ve featured their videos 50 Christmas Movie Spoilers in 3 Minutes, 100 Movie Spoilers in 4 minutes, Spoiling Every Best Picture Winner in Oscar History, 50 spoilers of 2009 in 4 minutes, 100 Horror Movie Spoilers in 5 Minutes, 50 Disney Spoilers in 3 Minutes and 50 Comedy Spoilers in 3 Minutes. Hit the jump to watch their latest. And if it isn’t completely obvious already, please be warned that the following video contains spoilers.
This Week in DVD & Blu-ray: Iron Man 2, Get Him to the Greek, The Killer Inside Me, Frozen, and More
Posted on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 by Adam Quigley
This Week in DVD & Blu-ray is a column that compiles all the latest info regarding new DVD and Blu-ray releases, sales, and exclusive deals from stores including Target, Best Buy and Fry’s.
PARTY DOWN (SEASON 2)
Last time I wrote of the brilliance of this series, I begged people to watch and support it. My pleas were in vain, it would appear, as the show was canceled due to its low ratings failing to pick up over the course of its second season. Truthfully, I’m stunned it even made it past its first season, and for that alone I am grateful. Season 2 continues some time after the first left off, and a lot has changed since then. The new character dynamic takes a few episodes to find its footing, but once it does, it results in some of the funniest scenes the show has to offer. (The final moment of this scene in particular makes me bust up laughing every time I think about it.) While it’s sad to see such a biting, cynical satire vanish from the air, the series provided us with two knockout seasons, a perfect note to close the show on, and one of the few honest (read: depressing) portrayals of the costs of trying to lead an unorthodox lifestyle in modern society. It is, for my money, one of the best comedies to have ever been on television. Before I begged you to watch it; now I’m begging you to buy it.
Available on Blu-ray? No.
Notable Extras: A gag reel.
|Amazon – $21.49|
In this week’s /Filmcast, David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Adam Quigley discuss the pleasures of Get Him To the Greek, praise the filmmaking of Exit Through the Gift Shop, and try to figure out whether or not The Usual Suspects holds up on repeat viewings. /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta and /Film writer Russ Fischer join us for this episode.
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Posted on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
Want to watch the first five minutes of the new Russell Brand/Jonah Hill comedy Get Him To The Greek before deciding if its worth the price of an opening weekend ticket purchase? Universal has put the film’s opening sequence online. Greek made me laugh so hard it started to hurt, and is highly recommended despite its very odd/uneven third act. Watch the first five minutes now after the jump.
Movie Poster Round-Up: Megamind, Buried, Eclipse, Predators, Eat Pray Love, Sex and the City 2, Get Him To The Greek
Posted on Friday, May 21st, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
A bunch of new movie posters have been released over the last week. One sheets include a quad poster for Get Him to the Greek, Megamind, international poster for Sex and the City 2, international posters for Predators, a motion poster for Buried, four new one-sheets for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Eat Pray Love.
Posted on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
We have a bunch of cool new movie posters today, including Lionsgate’s first teaser poster for Buried (one of my favorite movies of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival), an international poster for Get Him To The Greek, four international character posters for The A-Team, and another cool international one-sheet for Toy Story 3. I really love the minimalism of the buried teaser poster, although I believe they should have done without the stupid website url and actually have included the title of the film. Check out all the posters now, after the jump.
Among the onliners, I seemed to be the one who wasn’t doubled over with laughter while watching the first ‘safe’ trailer for Get Him to the Greek. The film vaguely follows on the heels of Forgetting Sarah Marshall by casting Russell Brand once more as rocker Aldous Snow. But it diverges by having Jonah Hill play a character different than he did in Sarah Marshall; this time, he’s a lowly record company assistant who is given his dream job: get Aldous Snow from London to Los Angeles in 72 hours so that he can perform a concert. It’s sort of Midnight Run with more dick jokes and humiliation, some of which is now on display in the red-band trailer you can see below. Read More »
Universal Pictures has released the first movie trailer for the Forgetting Sarah Marshall spin-off, Get Him to the Greek. The story, written and directed by Nicolas Stoller, follows a fresh-out-of-college record company intern named Aaron Greenberg (Jonah Hill) who is assigned by his angry record company boss Sergio (Sean “P-Diddy” Combs)to transport an out-of-control rock star named Aldous Snow (Russell Brand, reprising his role from Sarah Marshall) from London to a gig at Los Angeles’ famous Greek Theater. Watch the trailer now, and leave your thoughts in the comments below
Universal Pictures has a couple more minor release date changes, including a new date for the Forgetting Sarah Marshall spin-off, Get Him to the Greek. The story, written and directed by Nicolas Stoller, follows a fresh-out-of-college record company intern named Aaron Greenberg (Jonah Hill) who is assigned by his angry record company boss Sergio (Sean “P-Diddy” Combs)to transport an out-of-control rock star named Aldous Snow (Russell Brand, reprising his role from Sarah Marshall) from London to a gig at Los Angeles’ famous Greek Theater. The film was scheduled to hit theaters on June 11th 2010, but will now be released nationwide on June 4th 2010.
Universal Releases Official Synopses For 2010 Slate, Gives Good Look at MacGruber and Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood
Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 by Russ Fischer
What follows basically amounts to me copy/pasting an entire press release from Universal, for which I apologize. But this is one of the few times where the action is worthwhile, because the studio has sent out a set of approved synopses for the 2010 slate, and there are details here about films like MacGruber, David Gordon Green‘s Your Highness and Ridley Scott‘s still–Untitled Robin Hood Adventure that we hadn’t seen assembled all in one place. Read More »