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Friday: September 25, 2009

Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.

This light-speed jump takes a split-second, but now they have to wait minutes so they can clear the planet. Not only that, but the Death Star is capable of blowing up entire planets, not just moons, so why don’t they just blow up the entire planet of Yavin?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (10) | deathstar | geeky | holes | movies | plot | questions | startrek | starwars | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten movies where the sports athletic ability is just awful.Ten movies where the sports athletic ability is just awful.

This has got to be the single worst display of basketball in the history of cinema.  With the exception of the stunt man who played the wolf, not one guy in this entire movie knew how to play basketball.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | ability | athletic | funny | manofest | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

Ian McKellen to reprise role as Gandalf the Grey in 'The Hobbit'.Ian McKellen to reprise role as Gandalf the Grey in 'The Hobbit'.

'If you play a part that gets an awful lot of attention,' he explained, 'forever after you're being asked by directors to play the same part in their movie. But I played the best wizard, and I'm happy to revisit him, which I shall do in The Hobbit with Guillermo del Toro.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:27 PM | Tags (6) | hobbit | ianmckellen | rottentomatoes | lotr | rings | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Future movie sequels through the honest eye of Photoshop.Future movie sequels through the honest eye of Photoshop.

The image to the left would prove to  be a sad day for fans of glistening psuedo-vampires everywhere.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:52 AM | Tags (4) | manipulation | movies | photoshop | sequels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 16, 2009

Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.

Yep, I'll be buying this (as if I had any hesitation before-hand anyway). Also of note for those still on the fence, demo version comes out on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:52 PM | Tags (9) | movies | introduction | brutallegend | timschafer | jackblack | gaming | demo | videogames | metal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Some plot details regarding Cars 2 surface online.Some plot details regarding Cars 2 surface online.

It looks like you'll be seeing different races around the world with a little bit spy thriller mixed in for good measure (wasn't a big fan of the original but my kid is obsessed). The sequel will be in theaters summer of 2011.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 4:21 PM | Tags (8) | cars | cars2 | disney | lightning | mater | movies | pixar | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Some additional plot points about Toy Story 3 surface online.Some additional plot points about Toy Story 3 surface online.

The purported plot: Andy packs up for college, debates bringing Buzz and Woody. Shenanigans occur and somehow all of the toys end up in a daycare center where they are 'horribly abused' by little kids. Ok then.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:59 PM | Tags (8) | disney | movies | pixar | plot | points | sequel | toystory | toystory3 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.

Terms of the settlement, announced Tuesday, were confidential. The trust noted that the settlement allows the New Line/MGM films based on Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' to go forward without legal challenge.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:17 AM | Tags (6) | hobbit | lotr | movies | newline | settlement | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?

Tron Legacy will hit theaters on December 17, 2010. The movie will square off that weekend against The Green Hornet and The Smurfs. Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde star in the follow-up film.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:09 AM | Tags (5) | movies | release | smurfs | theaters | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 3, 2009

YouTube would like to jump into the online movie rental business.YouTube would like to jump into the online movie rental business.

One studio executive familiar with the talks downplayed the significance of the talks, saying no deals have been struck and the conversations are at best in the early stages.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:36 AM | Tags (4) | movies | rentals | studios | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.

Ah, memories.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:32 AM | Tags (5) | eighties | funny | movies | posters | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 76 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Have a peek at some footage from 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs'.Have a peek at some footage from 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs'.

I remember this being one of my favorite books to read as a kid. Here's to hoping my childhood fondness of said book won't be ruined by this adaptation. Looks like it'll be ok, I mean, can you go wrong with Neil Patrick Harris?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:15 AM | Tags (5) | children | cloudy | kids | meatballs | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top eleven Disney Marvel movies you'll probably see in the near future.The top eleven Disney Marvel movies you'll probably see in the near future.

4. The Absent Minded Professor X

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:30 AM | Tags (4) | bbspot | disney | marvel | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.

Under the deal, Disney will acquire ownership of Marvel including its more than 5,000 Marvel characters. Mr. Perlmutter will oversee the Marvel properties, and will work directly with Disney's global lines of business to build and further integrate Marvel's properties.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:01 PM | Tags (7) | business | characters | comics | disney | marvel | movies | properties |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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


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