It’s football season again, and you might have seen Rudy being tossed around cable recently. It’s one of the most beloved sports movies of all-time, and a lot of the praise for that movie is undoubtedly inspired by the final game, where Sean Astin finally gets to bring the legacy of Rudy Ruettiger to life. It’s all to the sound of Jerry Goldsmith‘s incredible score. And now all that inspiration is being used to sell Kentucky Fried Chicken (or KFC as it needs to be called) in the goofiest way imaginable.
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For a movie called Aladdin, all of the buzz leading up to the release of Disney’s remake of the classic 1992 animated movie was about the horrifying version of Genie as played by a buff, computer generated, blue Will Smith. Thankfully, Genie wasn’t all that terrifying in the final cut of the movie. Instead, the most offensive effrontery was not having the ambition to do anything more copy and paste the original Aladdin and make it just charming enough to vaguely please everyone to the tune of $1.04 billion.
Watch the Aladdin Honest Trailer below for a more scathing dig into the Disney remake. Read More »
Back in 1990, ABC was the place for family friendly entertainment. Full House stars Bob Saget and Dave Coulier delivered the one-two punch of cheese with America’s Funniest Home Videos and American’s Funniest People. But for two nights in November that year, family night was interrupted by a murderous dancing clown named Pennywise in Stephen King’s IT, and he definitely had different kinds of teeth to scare you. Watch the IT miniseries Honest Trailer for a deeper dive into the Stephen King adaptation. Read More »
Pretty much everyone thought the 2016 reboot of Godzilla simply didn’t have enough of the giant, radioactive lizard for a movie that bears only his name as the title. But Godzilla: King of the Monsters probably didn’t need to overcompensate this much in order to make up for it.
As the Godzilla: King of the Monsters Honest Trailer points out, this movie has plenty of kaiju action, whether it’s Godzilla vs Rhodan or Ghidorah, or just one of his two enemies messing shit up. The only problem is that you can barely see any of it through all the rain, snow, debris or whatever other particles get in the way of actually just seeing a nice clean monster fight on the big screen. Read More »
Now that Spider-Man is seemingly leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’re probably not even worried about how Spider-Man: Far From Home should have ended at this point. But considering the huge cliffhanger that the mid-credits scene left in our laps, maybe the forthcoming re-release of the final chapter of Phase Three of the MCU should have a scene that makes it easier for Sony Pictures to branch off into their own world, maybe by suddenly introducing the multi-verse for real this time. But since that’s just not going to happen, here’s how Spider-Man: Far From Home should have ended. Read More »
Back in the summer of 2009, the romantic comedy that swept everyone by storm was (500) Days of Summer. But for anyone who was actually paying attention to the movie, you must remember that this is not a love story. In fact, this isn’t even really a romance, because in retrospect, it’s all a little one-sided, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt‘s character Tom really needed to learn how to listen to Summer (Zooey Deschanel) instead of forcing her to be the girl the screenwriter he’s standing in for always dreamed of. Watch as the (500) Days of Summer Honest Trailer tells it like it is. Read More »
Transformers: The Movie may have come to the big screen in 1986, but it wasn’t until 1987 that we got the first live-action movie based on a line of action figures in the form of Masters of the Universe. Inspired by the toys and animated series with the much more manly title of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, this movie has a few characters fans love, and some random ass characters that no one gives a shit about taking up 50% of the film’s running time. And that’s just one of the problems, as pointed out in the Masters of the Universe Honest Trailer. Read More »
Avengers: Endgame may have been the culmination of 21 movies that came before it, but it’s far from the end for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After all, even if this the end of the Infinity Saga (with the exception of the epilogue provided by Spider-Man: Far From Home), this still has to set up sequels for Phase Four and a handful of Disney+ shows. So the end is the beginning, and so on and so forth. We’re all part of The Matrix. Whatever. Pick your poison, and watch the Avengers Endgame Honest Trailer. Read More »
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Alita: Battle Angel is the second movie starring Christoph Waltz that featurs some very prominent big eyes. But it’s the only one that takes place in the 26th century where X-Games style sports are still all the rage and a robot girl called Alita (Rosa Salazar) who loves chocolate can defy death at the hands of an endless array of cybernetically enhanced humans with knifes for limbs. James Cameron had been wanting to make this movie for years, but he left it to Robert Rodriguez instead, for better or worse.
Watch the Alita Battle Angel Honest Trailer below. Read More »
When Joel Schumacher took over the Batman franchise with the campy, wacky installments of Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, fans were pretty displeased. But let’s not forget that despite how dark and twisted Tim Burton‘s take on Batman was, it was also campy and wacky in its own way. We’re talking about a movie that has penguins with rockets, an army of clowns equipped with various weapons, and some kinky Bat on Cat action. We’ll let the Batman Returns Honest Trailer break it down for you. Read More »