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Monday: August 31, 2009

Yes folks, another Rambo movie has been given the green light by Hollywood.Yes folks, another Rambo movie has been given the green light by Hollywood.

Didn't we say everything we needed to say with the last Rambo installment? No? There's still more?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:56 AM | Tags (3) | movies | rambo | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Next Batman installment might be shot entirely in IMAX, but probably not.Next Batman installment might be shot entirely in IMAX, but probably not.

I gather that Christopher Nolan would probably have to agree to even make a third Batman movie first. Also, shooting in IMAX seems to be financially unrealistic as one reel can only hold two and half minutes of footage. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:02 AM | Tags (6) | batman | chrisnolan | darkknight | imax | movies | revamp |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

One hundred years of special effects crammed into one five minute YouTube video.One hundred years of special effects crammed into one five minute YouTube video.

Why yes, we've certainly come a long way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 5:25 PM | Tags (4) | collage | effects | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

Limited edition of Pixar's UP to include your very own Luxo Jr. Lamp.Limited edition of Pixar's UP to include your very own Luxo Jr. Lamp.

Three formats of the movie (DVD, Blu-ray, and digital) plus Luxo Jr. will set you back $140 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:39 AM | Tags (6) | bluray | lamp | luxo | movies | pixar | up |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

New director at the helm for upcoming Bioshock movie adaptation.New director at the helm for upcoming Bioshock movie adaptation.

Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) is out, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) is in.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:10 AM | Tags (4) | bioshock | directors | movies | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Ten movies that Avatar unfortunately resembles.Ten movies that Avatar unfortunately resembles.

...and this is just based on footage from the recently released teaser trailer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:59 PM | Tags (5) | avatar | movies | similarities | resemblance | jamescameron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of the top ten best movie wizards of all time.A list of the top ten best movie wizards of all time.

There are some who call me... Tim.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:44 PM | Tags (5) | movies | wizards | tim | gandalf | fun |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 73 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.

Yes, we can afford slapstick oil and tasers, but we'll never get a 30-cent voice chip past accounting. That's just madness.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:45 PM | Tags (5) | starwars | flaws | epic | guide | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Teaser trailer for James Cameron's Avatar now available online.Teaser trailer for James Cameron's Avatar now available online.

The sci-fi flick is due to hit theaters this December. According to Wikipedia, this film has been in development for quite some time (read section about filming and effects).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:17 PM | Tags (5) | avatar | december | jamescameron | movies | scifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten movie marketing blunders for your viewing pleasure.Ten movie marketing blunders for your viewing pleasure.

It really is a shame that they managed to screw up the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy movie as much as they did (and not just in marketing).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:25 AM | Tags (4) | blunders | marketing | mistakes | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 67 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Find out just how well you know your eighties movie plots.Find out just how well you know your eighties movie plots.

'I've seen that girl, she wears like these braids. What do they call them? Corn husks?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:03 PM | Tags (5) | eighties | mentalfloss | movies | plots | quiz |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of the top twenty darkest moments from Star Wars.A list of the top twenty darkest moments from Star Wars.

The number one moment from said list still haunts me to this very day.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:30 AM | Tags (6) | starwars | dark | moments | vader | skywalker | ewoks |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 18, 2009

A look back at Batman mania circa 1989.A look back at Batman mania circa 1989.

Unfortunately, I was not a proud owner of the 'Bob the Goon' action figure.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:20 PM | Tags (5) | 1989 | batman | batmania | eighties | timburton |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Brewster's Millions remake apparently in the works.Brewster's Millions remake apparently in the works.

They will probably have to change the title to Brewster's Billions for dramatic effect and rate of inflation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 4:59 PM | Tags (6) | brewster | hollywood | millions | movies | remake | richardpryor |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


First trailer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland officially online.First trailer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland officially online.

Still looks a bit creepy to me, then creepier still in HD.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:23 AM | Tags (6) | alice | disney | johnnydepp | movies | timburton | wonderland |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 69 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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