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Barack And Michelle Obama’s First Date Is Becoming A Big Screen Romance

I’montherecordashatingtraditionalbiopics,andthisiscertainlysomethingdifferent:GetOnUp‘sTikaSumpter issettoplayMichelleObamainahistoricalrom-dramcalledSouthsideWithYou,“adramaintheveinofBeforeSunrise”chroniclingBarryObama’sfirstdatewShow More Summary

Mark Wahlberg Is Petitioning To Be Pardoned For His Racial Assaults

Peopledon’ttalkaboutitmuchsincehebecameAmerica’ssweetheart,butMarkWahlbergusedtobeabadkid.In1988,hewasconvictedofhittingaVietnamesemanintheheadwithawoodenstickduringanattempttostealtwocasesofbeerwhileyelling“Vietnamfckingsht!”Anattackthatleftthemanblindinoneeye,andforwhichWahlbergserved45days injail.

More From The Sony Leak: Sony Employees Are Ashamed Of Adam Sandler’s Movies

MoredocumentsarecomingtolightinthewakeofSony’smassivedatabreach,includingeverythingfromJamesFrancoandSethRogen’ssalaries forTheInterview($6.5millionand$8.4million,respectively)toKevinFederline’scameo fee($5,000).AndnowGawker hasgottentheirhotlittlehandsonwhattheysayappearstobea“rawdumpofnegativeemployeefeedback,”andalargeproportionofthatdumpseemstohavebeentakenonAdamSandler.

Savings Alert! You Can Now Buy A Japanese ‘Frozen’ Calendar For $830,000

IfsomeonegivesyouacalendarforChristmas,it’saprettyclearsigntheydon’tloveyou.BetweenFarSideandthose365dumbdailyquotecalendars(poorYogiBerra),calendarsareemotionalshorthandfor“I’vegivenup.”Now,however,TokyoJewelersGinzaTanakahopestoreversethattrendwithapureplatinumFrozencalendar,costingover100millionyen,orapproximately$829,126.70.

Disney And Sony Are Competing For The Grittiest Reimagining Of Robin Hood

Namerecognitionruleseverythingaroundme.Publicpublicdomain,y’all.Deadline thisweekreportsthatDisneyhasboughtapitchcalled“Nottingham&Hood”fromfirst-timewriterBrandonBarker,saidtobea“revisionist”takeonRobinHoodwith“aPiratesoftheCaribbeantone.”Idon’tknowhowmuchmorerevisionistyougetthanreimaginingRobinasananthropomorphicfox,butwhatever.

How To Write A Crappy YA Blockbuster In 10 Easy Steps

Inthepastyear,IhavewatchedovertwentyYAmovies,orpossibly,justtwo:Iliterallycannottellbecausetheyareliterallyallthesame.SomeofthesewerewatchedforFilmDrunk,whileotherswereviewedundertheinfluenceofaparticularlydissociated/desperatefriend(Divergentisdifferent!You’llloveit!ShaileneWoodley!).TocallallYAbooksandmoviesterribleisknee-jerksnobbery,tocallHarryPotterartis.

‘Whiplash’ Review: JK Simmons Joins The A-List As ‘Scary Jazz Dad’

Whiplashisthestoryofonesingle-mindeddrummer’squesttopleasehisscaryjazzdad.It’ssotemptingtointerpretitasbeingaboutmorethanthat.Tofindinitallusionsto,say,themalepowerdynamic,truthsabouthazing,ameditationoncoachingstyles,tryingtorecreatefamilyinsocialgroups,beinglovedvs.

The Official Title, Cast And Car For The 24th James Bond Film Have Been Announced

DirectorSamMendesandproducerBarbaraBroccoligreeteddiehardfansoftheJamesBondfranchiseandmediamembersthismorningwithalivestreamfromthe007StageatPinewoodStudiostoannouncethetitle ofthe24thinstallmentthebelovedandcelebratedspyseries.SowhatisthelatestinstallmentoftheDanielCraigarmofthefranchisegoingtobecalled?

There’s Still No Snitching In The Red Band Trailer For Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’

ForthefirsttimesincePootieTang,everythingaboutaChrisRockcomedylooksfunny.InthefirstSFWtrailer forhislatestfilm,TopFive,Rockwassurroundedbycomediansandactorsthataregreat–especiallyTracyMorganandLeslieJones–andwedidn’tevenneedtohear“mothercker”andothercursewordstofeelthepositiveenergycomingfromtheguywhohasbeenearningeasypaychecksaspartoftheHappyMadisonGrownUpscrew.

‘The Crow’ Reboot Has A New Director With Edgar Wright’s Seal Of Approval

SincetherearepeopleouttherewhoactuallybelievethataremakeofTheCrowcouldbegood–cough,DanSeitz,cough–Ifiguredit’sworthashottotrytoputapositivetwistonthelatestnewsaboutRelativityStudiostryingtomakethisdamnthing happenalready.DirectorCorinHardy hasbeentabbedtohelmthelatestrebooteffort,accordingtoDeadline,andhe’sreplacingF.

James Franco And This Angry Hound Just Won Vine

Idon’tknowhow18dayspassedwithoutmeseeingthisVinefromJamesFranco(who’shostingSNLthisweek)butI’venowmadeupforthisoversightbywatchingit18times.TheonlythingIlaughharderatthanpeopleyellingisdogsyelling,andtheonlythingIlaughharderatthandogsyellingisdogsandpeopleyellingateachother.

The Hunger Games Porn Parody Wishes ‘May The Odds Be Ever In Your Beaver’

TherearesurelycountlessHungerGamespornparodiesouttherebynow,butonlyWoodrocket’scombinesagloriouslynonsensicaltagline“Maytheoddsbeeverinyourbeaver”withalogofeaturingtwobirdsbuttfckingonadick-shapedlog.Thatputsithead,shoulders,andbeaverabovethecompetitioninmybook,whichisofcoursejustATaleOfTwoCitieswithaHustlerinside.

Andrew Scott From ‘Sherlock’ Will Play James Bond’s Nemesis In Bond 24

WhileeveryfilmbloggerontheInternethasbeentryingtodeveloppsychicpowerstodetermineifChristophWaltzisactuallyplayingthegreatestBondvillainofthemall,theonethingwenowknowforsureisthatAndrewScottwillplayavillain.That’sobviouslybadnewsforpShow More Summary

The Actors Who Were Almost Axel Foley Before Eddie Murphy Turned The Detroit Cop Into An 80s Icon

BeverlyHillsCop isafilmthatalmostwasn’tmade.TheconceptofaDetroitcoptakinghisattitudeandtacticswithhimtoCaliforniawentthroughseveralscripts,differentideasfordirectors(Scorsese,Cronenberg),andahandfulof80sstarsthatalmostbecametheiconiShow More Summary

Mr. Skin’s Top Nude Scenes Of 2014 And Worst Puns

It’sthattimeofyearagain,whenMr.Skinputsouthislistofthetopnudescenesof2014,andeveryoneatFilmDrunkHQputsonourmonoclesandpullsoutourmagnifyingglassestodoublechecktheirwork.Tothesurpriseofnoone,AlexandraDaddario’sturninTrueDetectiveearnedMr.Skin’snumberonepun.

Watch This Super Pretty Montage of The Year’s 25 Best Movies

Moreoftenthannot,montagesareusedaseasy,quick-fixtoolsusedtobuilddramainascenethathasnone.Randomobjectsarecombinedwithotherrandomobjectsthentiedtogetherwitheitherorchestralorpianomusictocreateahokeymagicalsenseofmeaning.Still,Ithinkit’sabitofanovergeneralizationtocallmontagesbad,especiallywhensome–likeDavidEhrlich’s25BestMoviesof2014–areso,totally,good.

About The Time Stanley Kubrick Stiffed Gene Kelly On His Song Rights For ‘A Clockwork Orange’

It’shardtoforgetthesceneinAClockworkOrangewhereAlexandhisdroogsbreakintosomebody’shouseandrapeawoman,allwhileSingin’inTheRainplaysinthebackground.It’sabrilliantand/orsensationalistand/orridiculousmomentinmoviehistory,dependingonwho’Show More Summary

The Alleged Salaries Of 17 Top Sony Execs Were Also Leaked In The GOP Hacking Attack

SonyPictureswasrecentlyhacked,leadingtoleaksofhighqualitytorrentsofStillAlice,Mr.Turner,Annie,andFury,amongothers.OnetheorygoesthatitwasNorthKoreanagents inChinawhocarriedouttheattackinretaliationforTheInterview,whichseemshardtobelieveifyou’veeverseenthatVicedoconNorthKoreawhereNorthKorea’s“computerlab”consistsof25terrifiedpeopleinaroompretendingtoGoogle.

Nic Cage Is Doing Some Truly Magnificent Nic Cage Acting In This ‘Dying Of The Light’ Clip

 NicCageandAntonYelchinfamouslyjoineddirectorPaulSchraderinurgingaboycott (wethink?)ofDyingoftheLight,afterproducerscutSchraderoutoftheeditingprocess.(Whichmightnothavebeenanunwisedecision,ifyou’veseenTheCanyons).Ihatetoprovokeamanwhoownscobravenom,butIjustmighthavetocrossthepicketlineafterseeingthisnewclipfromthefilm,inwhichCageplaysadementia-addledCIAagent.

Don’t Have Time To Read ‘1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’? Then Watch This Handy Supercut!

Irememberfirstpurchasing 1001MoviesYouMustSeeBeforeYouDiebackbeforeIMDBwassucharobustbankofinformation.IstudiedeverysinglepageinStevenJaySchneider’smassivetomethatchronologicallylistedlegendaryfilms,andmoviesofimportstartingbackinthelate1800s,usingpaperclipstomarkthepagesoffilmsthatIwantedtoeventuallysee(Ihadyettodiscoverthemagicofstickytabs).

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