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Friday: August 14, 2009

Six cheap acting tricks that fool the critics every time.Six cheap acting tricks that fool the critics every time.

There comes a time in every major actor's career when they attempt to put the lighthearted comedies and inane chick flicks behind them and tackle a more serious role.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:52 AM | Tags (7) | acting | actors | cracked | critics | funny | tactics | tricks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 58 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock.Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock.

You can relive most of his classics right now over on Hulu.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:15 PM | Tags (7) | birthday | classics | hitchcock | hulu | movies | online | videos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Battlestar Galactica headed to the big screen?Battlestar Galactica headed to the big screen?

By all accounts, any new feature would take place outside the alien-free “Galactica” universe created by Moore, and be based instead on the original 1978 Glen Larson series.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:10 PM | Tags (5) | battlestar | bryansinger | galactica | movies | scifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Yes folks, a LEGO-based movie is indeed on the way.Yes folks, a LEGO-based movie is indeed on the way.

...the company sparked to Lin and the Hageman brothers' embrace of core values Lego wanted to include in a film, especially 'a fun factor, creativity and that imagination has no boundaries,' Lin told Daily Variety.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:16 PM | Tags (5) | creative | legos | movies | silly | variety |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Seven life lessons for geeks that can be learned from John Hughes movies.Seven life lessons for geeks that can be learned from John Hughes movies.

In Hughes’ comedies, geeks weren’t just the nasally opposite of jocks, but rather, as regular kids who were maybe a little smarter and hornier than everyone else. So in honor of his passing, let’s look at seven pieces of wisdom we geeks can take away from the films of John Hughes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:24 PM | Tags (5) | geeks | johnhughes | lessons | life | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.

The real news here is the $45.99 price tag. I'll wait for the non-special edition release, thanks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:50 PM | Tags (8) | up | monsters | disney | pixar | release | dates | november | bluray |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Paul Giamatti confirms role as Larry in upcoming Three Stooges movie.Paul Giamatti confirms role as Larry in upcoming Three Stooges movie.

Also, Benicio Del Toro will be playing the role of Moe.  Only one more Stooge to go folks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:15 PM | Tags (7) | comedy | deltoro | drama | farrelly | movies | paulgiamatti | stooges |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.

Available in HD goodness as well. Lightcycles!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:26 PM | Tags (7) | comiccon | disney | flynn | lightcycles | movies | trailer | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Harold Ramis lets loose on some details regarding Ghostbusters 3.Harold Ramis lets loose on some details regarding Ghostbusters 3.

Interesting video overall as Ramis shares some opinions on the quality of other recent movie sequels.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 4:05 PM | Tags (5) | ghostbusters | haroldramin | interview | movies | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Twenty undeniably awesome beards in movies.Twenty undeniably awesome beards in movies.

Everyone respects a good beard.  And we’re talking about thick, awesome beards that you have to trim with scissors before shaving off.  Goatees and those stupid line beards don’t count.  That’s high school stuff.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:43 AM | Tags (2) | beards | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Six awesome 80's movie montages that actually don't make any sense.Six awesome 80's movie montages that actually don't make any sense.

Insert Team America soundtrack here.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | eighties | montages | movies | nonsense |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


How many movies can you spot on this cryptic canvas?How many movies can you spot on this cryptic canvas?

Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:35 AM | Tags (3) | movies | cryptic | quiz |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 60 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten movies where the bad guy actually wins.Ten movies where the bad guy actually wins.

Empire FTW.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:26 AM | Tags (3) | bad | endings | winner |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 85 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Ars Technica reviews the new Transformers movie.Ars Technica reviews the new Transformers movie.

This is in line with the rest of the reviews I've been reading across the Interwebs. Everyone seems to like the explosions though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:25 AM | Tags (5) | movies | reviews | transformers | sequel | ars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

A sequel to 300 apparently in the works.A sequel to 300 apparently in the works.

'I know for a fact that Frank [Miller] is writing right now,' says Snyder, who explains that the plan is for Miller to create the story as a comic book first, '[He's] drawing away and seems to be knee-deep in it. I think he's going to head back to Greece again and do another reconnaissance.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:41 AM | Tags (4) | 300 | frankmiller | movies | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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