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Tuesday: January 26, 2010

Weird Al to direct his first feature film for Cartoon Network.Weird Al to direct his first feature film for Cartoon Network.

Not many details yet but congrats to Al on this new gig. Fun fact: two members of my immediate family can still recite the lyrics from 'Dare to be Stupid' from memory. Bonus fact: we are both over the age of thirty.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:40 AM | Tags (5) | cartoonnetwork | director | feature | movies | weirdal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Looks like we'll be seeing John Malkovich versus Peter Parker for Spider-Man 4.Looks like we'll be seeing John Malkovich versus Peter Parker for Spider-Man 4.

Interesting choice of casting for a Spider-Man villian. That is of course, if the movie manages to see the light of day (script and production issues have been plaguing the project according to rumors). Oh well, it can't be any worse than Spider-Man 3... can it?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:46 PM | Tags (7) | comingsoon | malkovich | marvel | movies | sequel | spiderman | vulture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Avatar is now officially the second-highest grossing film of all time worldwide.Avatar is now officially the second-highest grossing film of all time worldwide.

In a previous post I doubted that Avatar would reach legendary numbers. Well, allow me to now eat my words. Amazingly enough, I still haven't seen this on the big screen yet. I'm still hearing mixed reviews from pals and fellow geeks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:55 PM | Tags (6) | avatar | highest | jamescameron | movies | number2 | worldwide |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 30, 2009

Ghostbusters 3 on track for a 2011 release according to Harold Ramis.Ghostbusters 3 on track for a 2011 release according to Harold Ramis.

We’ll introduce some new young Ghostbusters, and all the old guys will be in it, too. Think Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future ... GB3 is progressing with plans to shoot next summer and release in 2011.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:44 PM | Tags (7) | 2011 | ghostbusters | ghosts | movies | release | script | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 29, 2009

Avatar flick still doing pretty well for James Cameron and company.Avatar flick still doing pretty well for James Cameron and company.

The film has raked in a whopping $232 billion thus far. Source website seems to think that Avatar is well on it's way to reaching the likes of Star Wars ($460.9 million) and maybe even Cameron's own Titantic ($1.8 billion). Not sure how you can equate $232 million to $1.8 billion that quickly though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:25 PM | Tags (10) | avatar | billions | boxoffice | comingsoon | jamescameron | movies | records | reports | sales | titanic |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.

The same T-Rex sneaking up and saving our heroes from the raptors like he's Mr. Miyagi. We don't know the T-Rex is there until it's snapping raptors in half, and by then everything's way too awesome to wonder where all the goddamn earth quaking disappeared to.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:39 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | funny | holes | movies | plot | silly | story |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 395 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

Nine of the worst tech movies according to CNN.Nine of the worst tech movies according to CNN.

OK, I can agree with most of the choices on this list but said list could have easily been doubled due to the amount of silly technology that has appeared in movies over the years. Case in point: Independence Day. In which Jeff Goldblum's character manages to hack an alien computer... using Mac OS 9.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:10 AM | Tags (8) | bad | cnn | hackers | mac | movies | silly | tech | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Trailer for Iron Man 2 now online for those who haven't seen it already.Trailer for Iron Man 2 now online for those who haven't seen it already.

Looks kind of interesting, heres to hoping this movie is in no way similiar to Spider-Man 3 or *gasp* Batman Forever. Seriously, why does a superhero movie need more than one main villain? The answer is we don't. Thanks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:19 AM | Tags (6) | ironman | marvel | movies | sequel | trailer | villains |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Lord of the Rings trilogy will be available on Blu-ray next April.Lord of the Rings trilogy will be available on Blu-ray next April.

The April release is just for the standard theatrical cuts and not the extended editions. The extended editions are expected sometime in 2011 closer to the release of The Hobbit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:32 AM | Tags (6) | lordoftherings | lotr | bluray | 2010 | april | denofgeek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Some images and a synopsis for Tron Legacy surface online.Some images and a synopsis for Tron Legacy surface online.

Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant Quorra (OLIVIA WILDE), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey of escape across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (6) | art | heyuguys | hires | movies | synopsis | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 8, 2009

Peter Jackson would like you to know 'The Hobbit' is still on track for 2011.Peter Jackson would like you to know 'The Hobbit' is still on track for 2011.

Jackson was then asked if he believes The Hobbit will still be in theaters by December of 2011. 'At this stage, that is certainly the plan. Yeah.' You heard it straight from Peter Jackson himself - The Hobbit's release has not been delayed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:42 AM | Tags (6) | 2011 | hobbit | lordoftherings | movies | peterjackson | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

The ten funniest Christmas movies of all time according to The Huffington Post.The ten funniest Christmas movies of all time according to The Huffington Post.

I'm looking forward to kicking back Christmas morning (post presents and post coffee) and watching TBS's annual Christmas Story marathon.  What a great lamp! It's a major award!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:45 PM | Tags (7) | christmas | fun | holidays | huffpost | movies | award | leglamp |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 249 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Teaser trailer for next Harry Potter movie surfaces online.Teaser trailer for next Harry Potter movie surfaces online.

Teaser trailer starts after the interview segment of the video, about fifty-seven seconds in. This movie (which is just part one of two) will hit theaters November of 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:38 AM | Tags (6) | harrypotter | movies | deathlyhallows | part1 | teaser | slashfilm |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Another trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online.Another trailer for Toy Story 3 surfaces online.

This new trailer seems to be a mix of some new footage along with a bevy of clips from the older movies interspersed in there as well. The end result makes it kinda look like a fan-made trailer you'd see on YouTube.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:41 AM | Tags (7) | buzz | disney | movies | pixar | threequel | toystory3 | woody |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

Roger Rabbit sequel apparently in the works.Roger Rabbit sequel apparently in the works.

I'm guessing that this sequel would probably feature an up to date cast utilizing some of Disney's newer characters which range from Pixar's catalogue all the way over to the newly acquired Marvel library.  Can't be any worse than Looney Tunes: Back in Action, can it? Wait, maybe it can.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:55 PM | Tags (7) | disney | hollywood | movies | production | remake | rogerrabbit | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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