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Get Creeped Out All Over Again With The Trailer For The ‘Poltergeist’ Remake

Incaseyoudidn’tlearntheveryimportantlessonofnotbuildingyourhouseontopofanoldcemeteryfromtheterrifying1982filmPoltergeist,Fox2000PictureshasremadeStephenSpielberg’sclassicpissed-off-ghoststorytomakeusallscaredofourTVsagain.Thistime,SShow More Summary

Frotcast 237: ‘Scarehouse’ Director Gavin Booth

–Listenontheplayerabove,ordownloadasanmp3here (rightclick,saveas).Backfromhiatus,we’vegotMattLiebandBrendanintheFrotquarterswithBenjoiningviaSkype.WetalkaboutMattLieb’snewly-acquiredquicksandporn(thanks,listeners!),readanallegedtreatmentforKevinSpacey’sbody-swap-with-a-catcomedysentinbyalistener,andtalkaboutmytripstotheAVNAwardsandtoSundance.

Review: ‘True Story’ Is A Masturbatory Faux Morality Tale Starring Jonah Hill And James Franco

TrueStoryisanoddlittlepieceofwork.ItstarsJonahHillasMichaelFinkel,ajournalistwhowasfiredfromthetheNewYorkTimesfora2002NewYorkTimesMagazinestoryinwhichhecombinedthestoriesofmultiplecocoaplantationworkersandpassedthemoffasthetrialsofonecompositecharacter.

This Week In Netflix And Streaming: ‘Along Came Polly,’ ‘Dear White People,’ and ‘The Man in the High Castle’

Anotherweek,anothertepidofferingofstreamingfilms,IwishFredNetflixwouldstopsquanderingthefamilyfortune.I’veaddedinsomepaidtitlesbecauseIknowmostofmyaudienceisupper-middleclasswithoodlesofdisposableincome.TopNetflixFilmoftheWeekAlongCamePollyPhilSeymourHoffmandoessomeactualactinginthisromanticcomedy.

An Interview With A Man In A Floor-Length Fur Coat Standing Outside A Porn Convention

Asyoumightimagine,youmeetsomeinterestingcharactersattheAVNAwardsandAEEExpo,theComic-Con-styleexhibitiondedicatedtoallthingsporn.Iwastherelastweekend,mysecondyearinarow.It’sbeensomethingofanenduringfascinationformetoseewhosomeofthesepeoplearewhopaytohangoutinanairplanehangarfullofpornstars.

A ‘John Wick’ Sequel Is Already In Development

Whenitcametimetochooseourfavoritemoviesof2014,DangerGuerreroandIbothpickedtheactionrampagefilmJohnWick,becauseitwasatrulyenjoyablesurpriseinagenrethathasbeenoverrunbyroutine.Wasitsilly?Absolutely.ButthataddedtothedelightofwatchingKeanuReevesavengethemurderofhisadorablepuppy,asheplayedtheworld’sgreatesthitman,orthelivingboogeyman,doingwhathedoesbest.

Review: ‘Everly’ Might Look Like ‘Jane Wick,’ But She’s A Completely Different Killer

(EverlyiscurrentlyavailableoniTunes,AmazonandOnDemand,anditwillopenintheatersonFeb.27.Limitedspoilersbelow.)Thetrailersmadeusthink thatEverlywaslikeJohnWickbutwithafemalelead.InsteadofKeanuReevesavengingthemurderofhispuppyandtheftofhisbeautifulcarbyTheonGreyjoy,SalmaHayekplaysaprostitutefearingforherlifeafterherYakuzabossboyfriendlearnsofherattempttoturnratagainsthim.

The Lost Duke Mitchell Classic ‘Gone With The Pope’ Is Finally Coming To DVD

(NSFWforlanguageandbriefnudity)Ifitseemslikeit’sbeenyearssinceIlastwroteaboutGoneWithThePope,that’sbecauseitliterallyhasbeen.Theyearwas2010(!!!).Amovietrailerhadjustwonmyheart byfeaturingavintagegreaseballgrabbinghiscrotchandshouting“takethis,andstickitupinyourmother’stwat!”inthefirstfiveseconds.

The Unofficial ‘Magic Mike’ Fan Club Reacts To The ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Trailer: A Conversation

Aroundtheseparts,we’vemadenosecretofthefactthatwe’remassivefansofMagicMike.Burnsy andIaresuchC-Tatesenthusiaststhatwefeelpersonallyinvestedinhiscareer.Hissuccessisours,insomeway.JustinHalpern andIhadoriginallyplannedtoseeMagicMikeattheCastroTheaterinSanFranciscoonopeningnight,justtobeintheproperatmosphereforit.

Alamo Drafthouse Wants You To Celebrate Valentine’s Day With ‘Cannibal Holocaust’

ThefolksatAlamoDrafthousearealittlefckedup,andthat’swell-established.Whentheythink“Valentine’sDay,”apparently,theythink“CannibalHolocaust.”Mondoisreleasingtheoriginalscoreonvinyl,andtocelebrate,theAlamoDrafthouseisofferingaspecialedShow More Summary

Kevin Dillon Is Already Talking About The Inevitable ‘Entourage’ Sequel

OnJune5,dudesandbabesalloverthecountrywillundoubtedlyflocktotheatersfortheBROtionpictureeventof2015,astheEntouragemoviewillfinallyopenandrevealwhatVincentChaseandhisbestieshavebeenuptosincetheseriesendedin2011.DougEllin’slateststoryhasVinniethedirector$15millionoverbudgetonamoviethatisbeingfinancedbyAri’snewstudio,andobviouslytheformeragentisnothappyaboutthatatall.

Drop Your Socks And Grab Your Jocks, Here’s The Trailer For ‘Magic Mike XXL’

TherewillbescreaminginthisMagicMikeXXLtrailer.Therewillbedancing.Therewillbeabsandbulges.Prepareyourloins,people.Thisisnotadrill.Unlessyoupayextra,ofcourse.There’snothinganyonecanwritethatwilldojusticetotheimageryofChanningTatumworkinginhismetalshopuntil…what’sthat?

Check Out The First Trailer For Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut ‘Lost River’

Heygirl,youknowwhattheysayaboutbadmoviereviews,right?They’rejustgoodreviewsthatweren’thuggedenoughaschildren.RyanGosling’sdirectorialdebut,LostRiver,hasn’texactlybeenacriticaldarlingsinceitsdebutatCanneslastyear.Time’sRichardCorliss wrotethat,atthetime,LostRiverwas“themostenthusiasticallyderidedentry”atCannes.

Margot Robbie Is Not Offering An Earth-Shattering Hump In The New ‘Focus’ Trailer

ThelasttimethatWillSmithstarredinafilmwithaFebruaryrelease,itwas2005andthemoviewasthejust-in-time-for-Valentine’s-DayromanticcomedyHitch,whichendedupearningmorethan$368million attheboxoffice.OnFebruary27,SmithreturnstotheatersinFocuShow More Summary

Meet The Police Chief Who Quoted ‘American Sniper’ In His Non-Apology For Dead Informant

There’sbeensomenewscoveragerecentlyaboutthecontroversiallawenforcementpracticeofusingcollege-ageddruginformants.Basically,thewayitworksis,astudenttriestobuyasmallamountofdrugsfromanundercoveragent,isthenthreatenedwithastrictsentence,andinsteadagreestobecomeaninformant.Troubleis,beingasnitchisdangerous,andinformantsendupdead all thetime.

Bradley Cooper Says The ‘Sniper’ Debate Misses The Whole Point

ThepastfewweekshavebeenscarytimesforFacebookfeeds everywhere,whichsaysalot.Eversince AmericanSnipercameout, caps-lock,paragraph-free debateshaveragedaboutthefilm’sdepictionof theIraqWar.Butinarecent,andotherwisesoft-to-whiffle-ball interviewwithNPR’sTerriGross...Show More Summary

Check Out The Trailer For ‘Dolphin Lover,’ A Documentary About A Guy Who Had Sex With A Dolphin

Almostfiveyearsago,Vincejokinglywrote ofMichaelBrenner’sreal-liferomancenovel,WetGoddess:RecollectionsOfADolphinLover,“Optionthisnow.”AtleastIthinkhewasjoking,butthat’sneitherherenorthere,becausethe63-yearoldBrennerisfinallytellinghisuniquestoryinadocumentaryentitled,DolphinLover.Oh,IshouldprobablyspecifywhatBrenner’sstoryis.

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Will Feature Approximately 20 Minutes Of Sex Scenes

AsUniversalissettotoastourloinsforValentine’sDaywiththereleaseofthebigscreenadaptationofE.L.“SnowQueensIceDragon”James’ FiftyShadesofGrey,theremightbealittleconfusionoverjusthowhotandsteamyofamoviethiswillbe.Afterall,itwasoncerumoredtobeindangerofanNC-17ratingfromtheMPAA,butnowit’sasafeandmildly-hornyRatedR.

‘Wanted’ Director’s ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake Begins Shooting, As Biblical Remake Fever Shows No Signs Of Slowing Down

AfterExodus:GodsAndKingsfloppedintheUS($64.6millionona$140millionbudget,thoughitdidearn$194millioninternationally)andsucked,itwasreasonabletowonderwhetherithadpoisonedthewatersforallthefutureBibleepicsHollywoodhadplanned.Today,welearnedthatattheleast,itdidn’tkillBen-Hur,ParamountandMGM’sepicremakebeingdirectedbyWanteddirectorTimurBekmambetov.

‘Selma’ Star Says Academy Struggles With ‘White Guilt,’ Prefers ‘Subservient’ Black Roles

WhiletheOscarshaveneverbeenseenasthebeaconofracialprogressandequality,thisyear’snominationswereparticularlyinsidious:forthefirsttimesince2011,alltwentyactornomineesarewhite.InaninterviewthispastSunday,SelmaleadDavidOyelowoaccusedtheAcademyofgivingpreferencetoblackactorsinsubservientroles.

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