GeekLikeMe.net

GeekLikeMe

(home)
Insert quarter. Avoid Klingons.
Collected web clippings, ramblings, and scribblings from me to you.

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


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


The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.

9. When you buy ticket, Moviefone guy says, 'Really?!?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:45 AM | Tags (4) | letterman | movies | topten | war |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 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


Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.

This probably doesn't bode too well for the newspaper industry what with recent declines and all. Cancel your subscriptions! Abandon ship!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:49 PM | Tags (5) | decline | internet | movies | newspapers | showtimes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 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


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


Saturday: August 15, 2009

Aliens starring in other movies through the acidic eye of Photoshop.Aliens starring in other movies through the acidic eye of Photoshop.

This would have made Twilight so much more enjoyable.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 3:14 PM | Tags (4) | photoshop | manipulation | aliens | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 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


«« First 6 7 8 9 Last »»