Back in the Day

High school only takes up a few years, and yet to hear pop culture tell it, it’s one of the most defining periods of our lives. The movies are rife with characters either in high school and learning to understand themselves, or characters long out of high school but desperate to relive to the good old days for whatever reason.

The indie comedy Back in the Day falls into the latter category, following an insurance salesman who goes home for his twenty-year reunion. The cast is filled with familiar faces from all over: Michael Rosenbaum, best known as Lex Luthor on Smallville, wrote, directed, and stars; his former flame is played by Homeland‘s Morena Baccarin, and his old gang includes Nick Swardson, Stan from Mad Men, and the Old Spice Guy. Watch the trailer after the jump.

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Dumb and Dumber

Peter Farrelly was a guest on the Nerdist podcast last week to make the big announcement that Peter and his brother Bobby were signing a deal to bring a Dumb and Dumber sequel to the big screen after news had leaked that Warner Bros would not be funding the film. Of course, the episode didn’t get posted until Tuesday night, after it had been formerly announced that Universal Pictures would be producing the sequel, Dumb and Dumber To. But Farrelly reveals a bunch of details about the movie on the podcast, disputing reports that Warner Bros didn’t dump the movie, confirming a handfull of returning cast members/characters, announcing a contest to appear in the movie, The release date, filming location, some vague story details and more

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Page 2 for April 28th 2008

Here is a round up of stories that just didn’t make the /Film front page, or what we like to call…. Page 2!

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Expect the first reviews of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on Sunday May 18th at 6:30am-ish eastern time, as that is when press at Cannes will have seen the film. Domestic press will see the film later that afternoon/night at nationwide press screenings. [jeffwells]

Harland Williams
will make the transition from acting to directing with “Wing Man“, a new $10 million dollar comedy. [moviehole]

5.5 million households added a high-definition television set to their furnishings for the first time during the period from last year’s holiday season to this year’s Super Bowl. [imdb]

My Name is Bruce

Horror-movies.ca has new photos from Bruce Campbell‘s My Name is Bruce.

On April 29th, Apple iTunes will release the long-awaited end credits overture “ROAR!” from Cloverfield by Michael Giacchino. [Bloody-Disgusting]

Wanted PosterAICN has another new Wanted movie poster featuring Angelina Jolie’s scrawny arm.

Seven people were injured Saturday in a collision between a bus and several cars during the filming of G.I. Joe in the center of Prague. [shh] Filmdrunk‘s headline GOD TRIES TO STOP GI JOE MOVIE is both hilarious and in bad taste.

Deadbolt wonders what Quentin Tarantino could do with a big screen adaptation of Grand Theft Auto.

The good people at Pixar are growing frustrated of the Walt Disney Imagineers. [jimhill]

io9 ponders Why Do Anti-Heroes rule Science Fiction?

FilmSchoolRejects counts down the15 Must See Movies of Summer 2008.

Mobile animatronic WALL-E’s are being built for Disney’s Hollywood Studios (previously known as Disney-MGM Studios). [pixarblog]

Victor Salva is prepping not only Jeepers Creepers 3: The Creeper Walks Among Us, but also a fourth film in the franchise, which is said to shoot back-to-back for MGM. [Bloody-disgusting]

Transformers 2 will film at the infamous Air Force boneyard in Arizona known as The Boneyard. [shh]

Starpulse takes a look at the best and worst films by Quentin Tarantino.

Dukes prequel

In May, we warned you that Warner Bros was planning a direct to DVD prequel for The Dukes of Hazzard. Well it’s finally here, check out the trailer.
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