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Running down the tallest building in the world

Saw this on Reddit and figured it was well worth posting. It's footage of Tom Cruise running down the Burj Khalifa, the tallest structure in the world located in Dubai, for the next Mission: Impossible movie. As one of the Reddit comments appropriately stated, "Tom Cruise is kind of a douche, but...



Inception, explained

Don't look any further if you're trying to avoid Inception spoilers. Someone on deviantart put together this awesome graphic showing exactly what was going on during the multiple layers in the movie for those that were confused. See the image after the jump.



The top 250 IMDb movies as a transit map

This is pretty cool...IMDb publishes a list of the top 250 movies as voted on by its users, and someone took it and turned it into a transit system-style map, using each train/subway line to cover a movie genre. The result is pretty interesting, particularly the movies that sit on junctions between lines. Click...



Watchmen comes out this Friday!

The movie Watchmen comes out Friday, and I highly recommend seeing it because it looks like it'll be really good. Really, though, I'd suggest reading the graphic novel which is truly awesome. Apparently some diehard fans are not happy with some of the changes that have been made to the movie, but this...



Watchmen movie lawsuit settled!

This is great (and not entirely unexpected) news...Fox and Warner Bros. have settled their lawsuit over the upcoming Watchmen movie, and once the settlement is approved, everything should be set for the movie to hit its March 6th release date. Watchmen is based on a graphic novel which is one of the...



Note to Self: Sell Delgo Stock

dave submitted a story about a movie called Delgo I had never heard of. However, his title (the title of this post) is highly appropriate. Apparently a guy named Marc Adler wanted to create a computer-animated movie without Pixar, Dreamworks, etc. and spent several years and millions doing it. Then,...



Umm....why?

I saw Get Smart over the weekend and it was pretty funny. And it wasn't just Steve Carell that made it funny. But I just saw an ad on TV for this apparent, straight-to-DVD release called "Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd out of Control" and I did a double take. Bruce and Lloyd are two characters played by...



Iron Man is awesome

If you were even remotely thinking of seeing this movie, you should go check it out. When the biggest complaint coming out of the movie is that the last fight sequence is too short, you can tell that the movie's gotta be pretty good. Plus it's even got a nice 91% rating on Rotten Tomatoes from the...



Bond, James (Gurgle, gurgle....)

The James Bond Aston Martin DBS took a dunk in a lake yesterday: A stunt driver has crashed the car used by movie secret agent James Bond into Italy's Lake Garda during filming of 007's latest movie, Quantum of Solace. The driver was delivering the iconic Aston Martin DBS to the film scene in heavy...



A Ricky Gervais movie with a crazy cast

Ricky Gervais is best known in the States as the creator of the UK version of The Office, though he also produces and sometimes writes for the US version. Now, he's also working on a comedy movie and the cast is looking bananas. From his website: CASTING UPDATE.... Latest cast additions just confirmed...



Jack Black's upcoming projects

I was perusing Dark Horizons for movie news, and I found an article about Jack Black talking about one of his upcoming movies, Year One: "[It] is a biblical comedy, it is about the old testament. I'm just a dude wondering through biblical times. I'm not a famous character that you would have heard...



The first 5 minutes of the Cloverfield movie

This movie was very secretive, and several people found out about it via a trailer in theaters that didn't explain much except that the movie would come out January 18th, and basically showed a bunch of people at a party in New York that started freaking out when there was an earthquake and explosions...



New Jackass movie will be shown free online, then goes to DVD

It's actually not quite a new Jackass movie...Jackass 2.5 is the half movie worth of extra stuff they couldn't fit into the second movie. From the new website: Not knowing what to do with all this material, Jeff Tremaine and Johnny Knoxville decidedly set it aside for some undecided future use. For...



More stuff about the Jumper movie

You may recall I just recently posted about how I was surprised to find out about a movie called Jumper on Apple's movie trailer website. I just finished reading the books it was based on, and they were great. I highly recommend both Jumper and Reflex (haven't read the third yet). But in terms of...



A very cool-looking sci-fi movie

I was perusing the new trailers on Apple's site which I like to do from time-to-time to see if anything interesting is up there. I saw a cool looking poster for a movie called Jumper, so I checked out the trailer. And this movie looks really cool. If you're lazy (or impatient), check out this lower...



DVD shenanigans

Recently there's been a lot of shenangians surrounding 2 different DVD releases. In both cases, I've held off getting the movies that are already available on DVD because I found out that they were bare-bones releases and something better was coming down the road. The two releases (or technically 3 right...



Uh oh.

This looks quite grim, especially after my post a couple of days ago was trying to be optimistic about it: Rotten Tomatoes has The Brothers Solomon at 0% based on 16 critics' reviews on the day before release. Some of the comments: "With The Brothers Solomon, Will Arnett continues to squander the...



The Brothers Solomon comes out on Friday

This movie cannot be missed...Will Arnett looks hilarious, and as I've mentioned before, the rest of the cast is quite good too. It's coming out this Friday, and there's a trailer up on Apple trailers (YouTube version below). Also, I'm pretty sure the trailer has an acoustic version of "Hey Ya!" in it...



Oh, come on Steve!

What the hell is Steve Carell doing? After a career consisting of Bruce Almighty, Anchorman, the voice of Gary in the Ambiguously Gay Duo, The Daily Show, The Office, 40 Year Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine and more (I still haven't seen Evan Almighty), I was convinced he could never be unfunny. But...



So what's Will Arnett up to these days?

As it turns out, Will Arnett is up to a whole lot. And nearly all of it looks really promising. For the most part, it's because he's working with incredible casts, many of them full of great comedians. Check out a breakdown of the movies he's involved in from soonest to latest release date: The...



300 + Lord of the Rings + Star Wars + Harry Potter = The Last Legion

This is borderline hilarious and really, despite the title, imagine taking just the movies 300 and Lord of the Rings, and mashing together their visuals and their audio. The result would be The Last Legion, a movie that's supposed to be the backstory to The Sword and the Stone. But I caught a couple...



Transformers is stupid.....ly awesome

A CGI-laden popcorn flick with some campy acting, one heck of a nostalgia rush and plenty of action and humor. If you expected anything more, prepare to be disappointed. But considering that was pretty much what I was expecting (and it's not like the trailers were very misleading), I was left satisfied....



Simpsons movie mayhem

There's been two developments in building hype for the upcoming Simpsons movie coming out July 27th. First, their site at simpsonsmovie.com went live and you can explore all sorts of content. You can even make your own Simpsons avatar, though they oddly lack the ability to add either glasses or facial...



Rocky fans?

If there's any Rocky fans out there, you ought to jump on Amazon's Deal of the Day if you don't already own the DVDs. The first 5 for 20 bucks is a pretty good deal considering the cost of movies - even mediocre/bad movies are usually $5 on DVD. It's only a one-day deal though.



Hitman Teaser Trailer

dave submitted a link to IGN's video section where there is a teaser trailer up for the Hitman movie coming out October 12th. I think the actor playing 47 should have a taller head, and more sinister face to match the game. Supposedly (according to IMDb), Vin Diesel was going to produce and star in...



Superbad looks super funny

Sorry about the title...I just couldn't resist. But this movie really does look really funny. It's got Michael Cera (Arrested Development), Jonah Hill (I remember him as the kid in the eBay store in 40-Year Old Virgin), and Seth Rogen (Knocked Up), amongst others. Check out the trailer (the first...



The Brothers Solomon

You're telling me that Will Arnett (Arrested Development), Will Forte (SNL), and Jenna Fischer (The Office) are in a movie directed by Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show)?? Sign me up! This trailer is hilarious. There's a version that's probably not safe for work on their website (the 18+ trailer). It only has minor...



Spider-Man 3 hurts to watch

It had so much potential, and while I was expecting a mediocre -to-good movie (like the last one), I was still expecting entertainment. It wasn't entirely disappointing, but there was a lot wrong with it. Basically, there's a reason the percent of people that liked it on Rotten Tomatoes looks like...



Dr. Seuss' hilarious "Horton Hears a Who" cast

A movie based on Dr. Seuss' book Horton Hears a Who is coming out March of next year. So why am I posting about it now? Well, I only stumbled upon it because I was surfing IMDb. And get a load of this (voice) cast: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Will Arnett, Amy Poehler, Isla Fischer (Borat's wife :), Jaime...



Grindhouse is really only half a double movie

So take that! You thought you were going to see two movies for the price of one, but you're really only going to get one for the price of one! How's that? Well, it looks like Tarantino and Rodriguez actually made each of their portion a longer movie (presumably a full-length feature) and then they both...



More trailers!

Here's some double trailer action...the new trailer for Ocean's 13, and the trailer for the next Grand Theft Auto game, GTA IV. See it in: Quicktime | Windows Media Player HD 480p | HD 720p | HD 1080p The Yahoo page for the movie And the GTA IV trailer is here.



The Bourne Ultimatum trailer is out!

The trailer for the third Bourne movie has hit the net, and I've got it for you right here: Get the Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] var FO = { movie:"http://symbii.com/flvplayer.swf",width:"500",height:"228",allowfullscreen:"true",majorversion:"7",build:"0",bgcolor:"#FFFFFF",flashvars:"file=bourne-ultimatum2.flv&height=228&width=500&showdigits=false&showfsbutton=true"...



Pam from The Office discusses Blades of Glory

There's a great interview over on chud.com with Jenna Fischer about the upcoming movie Blades of Glory. I'll post some of the highlights here: Chud: What was your favorite thing about working on Blades of Glory? Jenna: Working on the film was great. Those guys are really funny. I'm a huge Arrested...



New Pirates of the Caribbean Trailer

The new trailer for the third Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Pirates of the Caribbean at World's End, is now out. You can check it out below, and it seems like it will automatically update with new trailers/related footage as they become available, according to the message that appears after the trailer...



Horror Movie Trailer Voiceovers

On the radio this morning, I heard a trailer for some new horror movie saying the movie was "A new experience in terror." It got me thinking...it seems like every horror movie that comes out claims to be the scariest movie ever made. But that obviously isn't the case. Saying it's a new experience...



Borat comes out on DVD today!

You read correctly...and apparently there's an entire half hour of additional footage! The Borat DVD, which went on sale today. If you're one of the few that hasn't seen it yet, you must check it out...it's hilarious.



Sin City 2 news!

Sin City was awesome, with an amazing and unique style. Well, here's some updates on the sequel: "The script is largely done, and now we're in that limbo zone where we're casting and making script adjustments as we go," Miller said in an interview while promoting 300, which he executive-produced and...



AMC's got a pretty sweet deal

The Oscars are coming up, and you haven't seen any of the best picture nominees yet. What do you do? How about finding your local participating AMC theater to get this sweet deal: $30 gets you the 5 Best Picture nominees, and unlimited popcorn and pop. That's 11 hours of movies!



2007 Movie Rundown

I've realized I've been posting about a lot of upcoming movies, and there's some really interesting ones coming out this year, so here's a rundown of the movies in 2007! As I went through it, it became way longer than I originally intended. Admittedly I included a few that sounded like they could be...



Harold and Kumar sequel adds a few names

Looks like the Harold and Kumar sequel, scheduled for release next year, has added 11 actors to the cast. David Krumholtz, Neil Patrick Harris, Rob Corddry, Christopher Meloni, Ed Helms, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Paula Garces, Jack Conley, Roger Bart, Danneel Harris and Eric Winter will join John Cho and...



GOB's going for the big-time, guy!

Yep. Will Arnett of Arrested Development fame is starring in not just one, but 2 movies with Will Ferrell! ...In Semi-Pro, [Will Ferrell] just got a big Ace to stack the deck with: Will Arnett of Arrested Development fame. He'll be playing the team announcer, and he joins the already solid ensemble...



Smokin' Aces comes out Friday

Well, the 2-week wait to the Super Bowl is just too long. So here's what's got me excited on a shorter-term basis...Smokin' Aces which comes out this week and has everybody in it: Jeremy Piven, Ryan Reynolds, Ray Liotta, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Andy Garcia, Peter Berg, Common, and Alicia Keys. It...



Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse [Update 2]

Here's something completely wild. So in Kill Bill, Tarantino decided to make 2 movies out of what was really supposed to be 1 movie. With Grindhouse, he's doing just the opposite. From Yahoo Movies: Recreating the "grindhouse" theater experience of the 1970s, directors Robert Rodriguez and Quentin...



Steve Carell in 2007

So I was browsing IMDB recently, and decided to check out what Steve Carell's got coming up besides more of the hilarious The Office episodes, and Evan Almighty, the sequel to Bruce Almighty (trailer). He's got 2 more movies, High T and Dan in Real Life. According to Canmag's description of High T: 'T'...



Bond Begins?

Yep, that's right. I'm following up the last movie mashup (Thank You for Smoking + fast food = Fast Food Nation) with another: Batman Begins + Bond franchise = Casino Royale? All I've been seeing is comments on how the fact that this movie is much darker and grittier than the previous Bond movies...



Thank You for Eating?

So what happens when you take Thank You for Smoking, and put a fast food twist on it instead? You get a new movie, Fast Food Nation. From the trailer, it really does look like a complete parallel. An inside look at the fast food industry executives, secret things they may be putting in fast...



Everyone in the Borat movie is suing

Apparently Sacha Baron Cohen, who plays Borat, has become a big target of lawsuits by people in his movie. The people in the "Kazaksthan village" are actually from Romania. Residents of Glod, a poor hamlet in the Carpathian Mountains, told the (London) Daily Mail they thought Baron Cohen and his...



Reno 911! Miami Trailer

Yep, they've made the Reno 911! movie, and it looks hilarious: Yahoo has not just the trailer, but also the trailer with commentary, which is hilarious.



It's all a twenty-threespiracy

I just recently was using Yahoo movies and saw the picture below linking to a trailer for Jim Carrey's new movie, The Number 23. It's about a guy who becomes obsessed with the number 23. The trailer's pretty good...I like seeing Jim Carrey in serious roles. Then, today I saw the semi-new...



Spider-Man 3 teaser trailer is out!

While the movie's still a year off, they've just released a teaser trailer for the upcoming Spider-Man 3. Unlike the usual teaser though, there's actually a surprising amount of footage in this one, and it looks really damn cool. Spidey's lost the red and gone dark, Venom-style. Here's the trailer...



I am a movie promotions whore

Yes, it is true. I am a sucker for movie promotions granting free stuff. Today, I got 2 exciting things. The first was a cryptex as a result of being one of the first 10,000 to complete The Da Vinci Code Quest on Google, a joint promotion for the upcoming Da Vinci Code movie and for Google's personalized...



Mission: Impossible 3 surprised me

I loved the original Mission: Impossible movie. It was cool in the way that it had such an intricate plot with deception and betrayal. It quickly became one of my favorites. Watching the trailer for the sequel, it was immediately apparent that there was a change. Everything looked more "Hollywood." Bigger...



The Da Vinci Code Quest on Google

Google is partnering with Sony Pictures to create a Da Vinci Code Quest game available through the Google Personalized Homepage. Right now it simply reads: "Beginning on April 17th you will embark on a quest that requires skill, intellect, and perseverance. For 24 days, you will encounter unique challenges....



Upcoming movie trailers

I had heard a couple of weeks back that there was an official Simpsons movie trailer (actually a teaser, since it contains no footage) and decided to check out Apple's trailer page to see what else to look forward to. There's the Simpsons teaser I just mentioned...funny, but short and with no movie...



Netflix sues Blockbuster

According to an AP article, Netflix is suing Blockbuster for patent infringment. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, focuses largely on the online wish lists that prioritize the DVD desires of about 5.4 million people who subscribe to either Netflix or Blockbuster's Internet...



New X-Men trailer is up

It's actually been up for a few days now, but I only just saw the trailer for X-Men: The Last Stand and it's pretty awesome.



Snakes on a Plane

There's an article in the Johns Hopkins Newsletter about how exciting the upcoming Snakes on a Plane movie should be: I'm really eager to see The Fountain, but there's one movie coming out in 2006 that completely blows me away. This movie is going to redefine cinema as we know it. This movie is going...



dave and I are YouTube superstars

It's true. Our first film and trailer are now on YouTube, meaning no more scrambling to get it to play on your computer with different codecs. In fact, you should be able to play the trailer and the movie below. Of course, this version of Van Quattro still carries the same Crappy Sound™ as the original. Trailer...



Jack Black's Nacho Libre trailer

dave submitted a link to Apple's trailer page for Nacho Libre, a movie starring Jack Black. According to imdb: Nacho (Jack Black) is a young man who was raised in a Mexican monastery in Oaxaca and now works there as the cook, and takes it upon himself to rescue the holy place from financial ruin by...



Sin City, Special Edition

If you've read more than a few articles on this site, you know I don't tend to plug stuff. But this I could not resist. I just received the Special Edition of Sin City, and I have to say - if you like seeing how movies are made (and liked this movie), get the special edition version. There's some very...



The Ghostbusters movie - in animated form

Someone created an elaborate gif animation of the original Ghostbusters movie. This thing is amazingly detailed. And amazingly small.



Da Vinci Code trailer is up

The full-length trailer for the upcoming Da Vinci Code movie is up on Apple's trailer page. It has an interesting cast - Tom Hanks, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina - and is directed by Ron Howard. The trailer makes it seem like the movie follows the book pretty closely, but it has taken a long time to come...



Best movie mistakes in pictures

There's a site called www.moviemistakes.com that has some comprehensive lists of errors in movies (continuity, intentional, factual, movie crew visible, etc.). They also have a list of the best visual mistakes accompanied by pictures, such as a storm trooper walking into a door frame in Star Wars because...



Ben Stiller in Ghostbusters 3?

Hollywood.com has some interesting news about a possible Ghostbusters sequel: Moviemaker Harold Ramis is trying to bring his Ghostbusters movie franchise back to the big screen--and he wants Ben Stiller to star in a third film. Ramis reveals Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd has written a new script,...



Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

There's a review over at chud.com that caught my eye. I saw the trailer for this movie which stars Val Kilmer and Robert Downey Jr., and it looked quite good. The review is convincing me even more that I want to see it when it comes out. IMDB says it's out in limited release since the 21st, but full...



Savvy.com runs down the ways Hollywood can stop sucking

Savvy.com (formerly xposed.com - read the funny reason for the name change here) has got a list of ways Hollywood can make good movies instead of mostly crap. I've snipped out the headings since most of these are self-explanatory. Less Formula, Less Predictable. Stop Recycling Old Shows and Storylines. Care...



'Gone with the Re-Wind'

panicle writes: "Come 2006, it's goodbye to the 'Be kind, rewind' pleadings. I shall miss the nights i spent adjusting the tracking buttons and hand-rewinding jammed tapes :( " For more information, here's the article at The Washington Post online, or read on to see it here.



Steve Carell interviewed about 40 Year-Old Virgin

Steve Carell was on The Daily Show last night, but the interview for this movie was non-existent as they were busy reminiscing about Carell's days as a correspondent (and just being ridiculous). However, there is an awesome interview with Paul Rudd and Steve Carell over at chud.com: "Q: What was your...



Da Vinci Code Movie to Become Lame

As per this article, the Da Vinci Code movie will likely be a disaster, possibly reduced to nothing more than a car chase. "The film version of The Da Vinci Code is attempting to reduce the offence that the best-selling book caused to Roman Catholics. Sony Pictures, the studio behind the film...