Rookie of the Year Remake

Another day, another beloved childhood movie from over two decades ago is getting a remake.

Rookie of the Year is a childhood favorite of plenty of kids who grew up in the early ’90s. The film followed Thomas Ian Nicholas as a young kid who breaks his arm after slipping on a baseball, only to have it heal with his tendons much tighter than they were before, giving him an incredible pitching arm. When he throws a foul ball into home plate from the outfield, the Chicago Cubs recruit him to be their new pitcher. Now the movie is getting remade. Read More »

Green Band Trailer

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising?

This week we get all shook up over Elvis, look at a low-budget horror-comedy, see what Rachel Bloom is up to, take some photos in a war zone, and end up drinking the Kool-Aid. Read More »

VOTD: Ghostbusters Return


“The Ghostbusters are back! And they’re sort of assholes.” This latest video by Funny or Die is directed by Ben Weinstein (cinematographer of Wet Hot American Summer) and features the sketch group Chubby Skinny Kids (Dan Gregor, Doug Mand & Adam Pally), a comedy trio originally from The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in NY and now in Los Angeles.
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