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This week, as it so regularly does, New York’s film critic community has united around a single opinion–that Michael Bay’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon is so soul-killingly excessive that it cycles a tiny bit back into entertainment–even their throwaway lines coincide! Consider the following takes, assembled, perhaps, by an “I hate this”-themed set of magnetic Read More
David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin took the relatively wonky tale of coding a great website and made it into a top flight drama.
But what if The Social Network had been directed by a different Hollywood heavyweight? College Humor gave it spin with Wes Anderson, Frank Capra and many others.
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The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show — an enormous, loud and lavish no-holds-barred explosion of sex and skin, wholly and unapologetically resplendent, soaked in excess, overflowing with sequins, feathers, technicolor stripes and oceans of fuchsia-tangerine blast-lighting — took place last night at the 69th Regiment Armory last night.
“Welcome to Club Victoria,” a voice echoed over Read More
1. Michael Bay Briefly Offers Reward For Puppy-Throwing Bosnian Girl, Maybe
For a moment there it looked like Michael Bay, director of the loudest, smashiest-crashiest movies around was ready to offer good money for the identity of an Eastern European girl who has become infamous on the Internet for a video Read More
Ladies and gentlemen: We have a draw! Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs each pulled down an estimated $42.5 over Fourth of July weekend to tie atop the charts, meaning a winner won’t be decided until the final numbers are tallied later today. (Our money Read More
A word of advice: If you’re one of the few who has yet to see Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (and judging from the $200 million–plus grosses, you probably aren’t), we suggest rushing out immediately to see Michael Bay’s latest in its full IMAX glory. Quality aside—the over-long extravaganza isn’t nearly as bad Read More
For the sake of storage, we hope one of the Autobots also doubles as a very large bank vault. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen dominated the box office this weekend to the tune of $112 million in ticket sales. Couple that with the $89.2 million earned since the film opened last Wednesday, and Transformers Read More
If you trek to the theaters this weekend, we hope you’re prepared to encounter hordes of killer robots (and teenage boys). Four movies hit the multiplex today, but all anyone will really care about come Monday morning is Transformers. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
Break out the SPF 50! The summer movie season starts in earnest this weekend with the openings of X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and, frankly, we could not be more excited. Bank on the next four months being filled up by superheroes, stunted man-children, teenage wizards and an unusual amount of killer Read More
It’s 2 AM and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully-lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
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