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Eli Wallach Has Died

VeterancharacteractorEliWallach,whostarredincountless(becauseIdidn’tcountthem)moviesandtelevisionshows,andwonaTonyAwardandhonoraryAcademyAward,haspassedawayattheageof98.Hewasperhapsmostnotablyknownforhisroles asTucoin‘TheGood,TheBadandTheUgly’ andCalverain‘TheMagnificentSeven’,backinthegoldenageofHollywoodwhenJewsfromBrooklynwerecastasMexicansforsomereason.

Brad Pitt Is Training The New Kid In The First Trailer For ‘Fury’

Yesterday,weweretreatedtothefirstposter fortheWorldWarIItankdramaFury,writtenanddirectedbyDavidAyerandstarringBradPitt,andtodaywegettofeastoureyesonthefirsttrailer.Tosaythatthismovielookspowerfulisanunderstatement.Pitt’shardenedArmyShow More Summary

While You’re Worrying About The NSA Invading Your Privacy, Google Is Becoming Skynet From ‘Terminator’

Google’sannualdeveloperconference,GoogleI/O,getsunderwaytoday.Therewillbemanyin-depthdiscussionsaboutthesoftwarethatrunsunderthehoodoftheMountainViewbehemoth’stechnologies—afar-reachingswathofproductsandservicesthatprobablyknowsmoreShow More Summary

Gary Oldman Has Apologized To The Anti-Defamation League For His Comments

FromthemomentthatpeoplestartedpickingveryspecificlinesoutofGaryOldman’snewinterviewwithPlayboy (NSFWwebsite),hisrepswereonthedefensive,makingitclearthattheactorwasnotdefendingMelGibsonorAlecBaldwin.Still,thecommentsaboutHollywood’sandthepublic’shypocrisies...Show More Summary

Gary Oldman Never Said ‘Liberal’ In That Interview, Though He Did Land A Solid Diss On The Golden Globes

Earlierthisweek,GaryOldman’sPlayboyinterviewcameout.Itcoveredalotofthings,likemostPlayboyinterviews(theonlyreasonIstillsubscribetoit),butofcoursehisMelGibsoncomments gotthemostplay.Strangely,thestorystartedgoingaroundagaintoday,frequentlyundertheheadline“GaryOldmanblastsliberalHollywood”(evenatVariety).

The Honest Trailer for Forrest Gump: It’s Weirder Than You Remember

Twentyyearsago, ForrestGump wasreleased.Yourstrulydidn’tgetachancetocatchitintheaters,sinceIwasbutababe,butyoucanbetyourbubbagumpassIburnedthroughthatVHS.Why,because Idon’tknow,that’swhy! It’snotagoodmovie—thoughitdidbeatbothPulpFictionand ShawshankRedemptionforbestpicture—butIcan’thelpmyself.

Why ‘Tombstone’ And ‘Wyatt Earp’ Were Released Six Months Apart Twenty Years Ago

Ifyou’vebeenkeepingacloseeyeonyouranniversarydatesforwesternmovies,thenI’msureyou’vealreadysetasideanicethreeandahalfhourblocktowatchWyattEarp.ThegrandioseKevinCostnerbiopiccameout20yearsagotoday,andimmediatelydrewcomparisonstotheothermovieaboutWyattEarp—Tombstone.

A Chinese Company Is Suing Over Its Product Placement In Trans4mers

Despitehavingpossiblythebesttheaterstandee I’veeverseen,Trans4mersiseither166minutes or157minuteslong,dependingonwhoyouask,whichineithercaseisatleast120minuteslongerthanIeverwanttospendwatchingaTransformersmovie.Meanwhile,iftheTVspotsareanyindication,thewholethingisstuffedsofullofproductplacementthatyoushouldgetafreemassageforsittingthroughit,likeatimesharepresentation.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Has Its Raphael Poster, And He Looks Like Michael Chiklis

ParamounthasbeenholdingsomekindofmarketingcontestwheretheyreleaseposterswhenenoughpeopleTweetthehashtags.Hey,dicks,howaboutyoujustadvertisewithoutmakinglittlekidsbegtobeadvertisedto?“Uhoh,kids,lookslikeRonaldMcDonaldwon’tcomeoutuntilyousingtheBigMacsongasloudasyoucan!”Ugh,adpeoplearetheworst.

Will Somebody Please Just Get ‘Tammy’ Her Stupid Pies Already?

IfIhadtoputtogethermyownsynopsisofTammybasedonjustthetrailers,clipsandTVspotsthatI’vewatched,itwouldprobablyreadlikethis:MelissaMcCarthyplaysawomannamedTammy,andshelikesdancingtoCoolio’s“Gangsta’sParadise”intheparkinglotofafastfoodrestaurantthatshe’sabouttorob,becausenooneisgoingtonoticeawomanwithabagonherheaddancinglikeana-holelikethat.

When Richard Linklater Has Business To Tend To In LA He Goes And Immediately Gets The Hell Out

WhenVincepolledtheUPROXXstaffafewweeksagoaboutwhichsummermoviewewereeachlookingmostforwardto,withoutananosecondofhesitationIresponded,“RichardLinklater’sBoyhood.”Iam,yousee,ahopelessLinklaterfanboy,soBoyhoodformeisoneofthosefilmsthaShow More Summary

John Turturro Wants To Reprise His ‘Big Lebowski’ Role As The Jesus In A New Film Next Year

JohnTurturrowashonoredattheTaorminaFilmFestivalovertheweekend,andaQ&AsessionledtoaquotethatcouldmeangoodnewsforfansofTheBigLebowski—and,morespecifically,everyone’sfavoriteflamboyantpederast,Jesus“TheJesus”Quintana.FromTheHollywoodReShow More Summary

Siskel And Juche: North Korea Condemns Seth Rogen But Also These Films

Siskel&Juche:Lesser-KnownFilmCritiquesByNorthKorea’sAutocraticRegimeOurbudsoverinNorthKorea(nationalslogan,“Hey,whoturnedthelightsout?Also,whatarelights?”)recentlyjumpedintothefilmcriticismgame.See,whathadhappenedwas,SethRogenandJamesFrancomadeamovie...Show More Summary

Untitled Movie Column Project: Part One

OneofthethingsIsaidtoVincewhenwetalkedaboutmemaybestartingtopostherewasthatIhadgivenalotofthoughtaboutwhattocontribute,andoneideawastodoaweeklycolumn.UnfortunatelythatwasaliethatIjustsortofnervouslyblurtedoutbecauseIhadn’tgivenanythoughttoanythingandthenheactuallyagreedandnowIhavetowriteacolumn.

‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ May Need A Complete Rewrite Or Delay After Harrison Ford’s Injury

WetoldyoupreviouslythatHarrisonFordhurthislegontheStarWars:EpisodeVIIset.Itturnsoutthatitwasalotworsethanthat:Fordcompletelybrokehisleg.AndthatmightactuallywrecktheentireplanDisneyhasforStarWars.Thisrequirestheusualseasoning,butthereportfromJediNewsisabitgrim:We’rehearingviaanumberofsourcesthatproductiononEpisodeVIIcouldbedelayedduetotheseverenatureofHarrisonFord’sleginjury.

Kristen Stewart Threatened to Sue Joan Rivers Over Her Rupert Sanders Super Zing

I’msureyouallbreathlesslyreadgossipnewsaboutTwilightstarsandretaineveryword,butjustincase,backin2012,thebignewswasthatKristenStewartwasphotographedhookingup withherSnowWhiteAndTheHuntsmandirectorRupertSanders(pictured,above,inmatchingoutfits),whichledtothebreakupofboththeirrelationships.

‘Rambo 5? Is Something That Legitimately Might Happen

AccordingtoaGermancompanythathasacquiredtherights,67-year-oldSylvesterStallonewillbereturningforafifthRambomoviesetamongstMexicandrugcartels.Sobasically,thebannerimage,butpretendtheguyisMexican.YouwanttoknowhowoldtheRambofranchiseisShow More Summary

Comments of the Week: H8ers Edition

Welcomeback,everyone.Whenwelastmet,thecommentsweresparse,stragglinglikestragglersafterthecomputer machinehadfeastedontheirvillage.We’veregrouped,andwechargeintothebellyofthebeasttoburstitsbowelsandspillourseedalloverthisfertile cybersoil.Excelsior,‘nwhat-not.Shitlikethat.YouguysrockedtheMichaelBaypost.

Weekend Box Office: Thinking Like A Man Beat Walking Like One

Thesequeltothemoviebasedonthrice-marriedshinyrelationshipguruSteveHarvey’sself-helpbook,ThinkLikeAMan,ThinkLikeAManToo,starringKevinHart,RomanyMalco,MichaelEaly,andJerryFerrara,ownedthedomesticboxofficetitlewith$30millioninestimatedgrossthisweekend.WhichIliketothinkofasaclassicexampleoftheTurtleBump.

Weekend Movie Guide: Won’t You Please Think Like A Man Again?

OpeningEverywhere:ThinkLikeaManToo,JerseyBoysOpeningSomewhere:ThirdPersonFilmDrunkSuggests:Justlookingatcritics’scoresalone,thisisnotthebestweekendtobeheadingtothemovietheaterfornewreleases.ThegoodnewsisthatsomeonewasfinallybraveenoughtomakeamovieaboutwhathappenswhenagroupofguysANDgirlsgotoLasVegas.

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