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Three Laughable New Posters For Roland Emmerich's 2012

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: News In Film This past weekend Sony released three brand-new posters for Roland Emmerich's CGI laden disaster film, "2012". Upon first look, these posters look pretty cool. In fact they remind me of the posters for the great disaster films of the 1970s. Everything seems fine with these posters, until you take a close look, and think about the scenes depicted in them. If you are anal, like me, then they actually become funny, due to the fo-pas in each of them. First off, lets take a look at the poster of the ocean, and the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, crashing down on the White House. Of course, the first thing that sticks out is Emmerich's signature 'destroying the White House' attention-getter/shock-and-aw imagery that he used in "Independence Day". However, on closer inspection anyone who is familiar with DC would recognize that the ocean is coming from the wrong direction and that the Washington Monument is

Disney Aquires Marvel Entertainment - The Evil Empire Grows

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: Variety Are you ready to see Spider-Man, Captain America and the X-Men singing 'It's A Small Word'? Are you ready for "Iron Man" and "Darkwing Duck" cross-over comics? Maybe Donald and Goofy will join the Avengers? Sound far-fetched? Well all these scenarios, and more, are now possible because the Walt Disney Co. has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment in a stock and cash transaction worth $4 billion. That's right, The Mouse Factory now owns Spidey and the Fantastic Four true believer! Robert A. Iger, the president and CEO of the Walt Disney empire, said in a statement: "This transaction combines Marvel's strong global brand and world-renowned library of characters including Iron Man, Spider-Man, X-Men, Captain America, Fantastic Four and Thor with Disney's creative skills, unparalleled global portfolio of entertainment properties, and a business structure that maximizes the value of creative proper

Beavis & Butthead: The Geriatric Generation

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: WENN Hhhahaha......we're old....hhhaahhahaa Yeh.....um....really old Hhhahaha....teenagers...ah....scare me Yeh....they suck Have you ever wondered what Beavis and Butthead will look like when they are old? Well, you may just find out, the creator of the dumb-ass duo, Mike Judge, wants to bring them back to television as a pair of horny old farts. Judge revealed in a recent interview, "I kind of think of them as being either 15 or in their 60s. I wouldn't mind doing something with them as these two dirty old men sitting on the couch. In between then? I don't know. At one point I thought Butthead might do Ok on some really low-level sales job. Beavis might be landscaping." I don't know how the 'MTV generation' will respond to a geriatric "Beavis & Butthead" series? The show worked when it was about a couple of 'dumb-ass' kids, but a show about a couple of 'dumb-ass', dirty old men, is kin

Boris Karloff Tales Of Mystery Hardcover Graphic Novel

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Source: Entertainment Earth Bring Home Boris For $49.99 (Click Here For More Info!) Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery Hardcover Graphic Novel Description: The story continues! Don't miss a thing! Add to your collection!A circus performer terrorized by mysterious powers from beyond . . . a jade idol of a monkey that carries a curse on a South Pacific island drives a man to the brink of madness . . . an art gallery haunted by paintings that come to life at night . . . a dictator who sees enemies around every corner, but who can't see the threat right before his eyes. For nearly twenty years, the comic-book series Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery wove stories of intrigue, suspense, and macabre drama. Hosted by renowned actor Boris Karloff, the comic featured contributions from some of comics history's most well-known creators: Alex Toth, Joe Orlando (EC artist and editor), Mike Sekowsky (Justice League of America artist), Frank Thorne, José Luis García-López, Arnold Drake, L

Haley Webb - Being The Girl Next Door Won't Save You From The Final Destination

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Source: Warner Bros Hoping it's not her time in the Warner Bros release, "The Final Destination", is Janet Cunningham, portrayed by Haley Webb. "At the beginning of the film, Janet is fairly conservative," notes Webb. "She's focused on being very neat and tidy and pristine, everything in its right place. But as the film progresses, she goes through a transformation. When confronted with the possibility of her own death, she realizes the way she's been going about her life has been a bit too prudish. Instead of giving up, though, she decides to face it head on. So in a certain way, Death sets her free." The filmmakers thought Webb was a real find, the girl next door who's incredibly funny and charming. Her character is pursued by would-be Romeo Hunt Wynorski, for whom they needed an actor that had the kind of confidence and quick wit that the character embodies. They found what they were looking for in Nick Zano. Of the especially freaky

Jennifer's Body - Making A Movie And A Monster

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Source: 20th Century Fox No matter how wild the on-screen action, the filmmakers were determined to infuse JENNIFER'S BODY with a realistic, naturalistic look. "As much as I love beauty in movies, it's also important that there be some kind of fundamental honesty in the design choices," notes directer Karyn Kusama. "Even if you push it and go a little over the top, which I hope we did with this movie in a positive way, there's still something truthful about it." "My initial dialogue with Karyn was basically how to get the hyperbole of horror into this fairly mundane, Midwest setting," notes production designer Arv Greywal. "While doing some location scouting, we saw a swimming pool that was almost overgrown with vines, so we took that another step and there are literally thousands of running feet of vines in our pool set." Nature is a major visual design thematic in the film. There are plant motifs in the girls' bedroom wallpa

Spend Your Valentine's Day Surrounded By Sexy Bikini Girls...Green Mutant Killer Bikini Girls

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Sources: Terence Muncy / Avery Guerra Today I have a great video to share with you. In some ways it's a lot like a Sports Illustrated "Swimsuit" video, well, that is, if Spots Illustrated videos had green, blood-thirsty, women in them. Terence Muncy has been scaring up a lot of publicity lately on the beaches of Florida with his latest film, "Bikini Monsters". In case you hadn't caught on yet, the film is about a bunch of 'all-American' girls who get turned into mutants by a crazed biologist with an above-average lust for mermaids. The film will be ready for a Valentine's Day 2010 premiere. Terence was kind enough to pass along several new photos, the DVD artwork and the teaser trailer for "Bikini Monsters" for us today. He also requested that we post some information about some items from Warbranch Productions, that he presently has up for sale, including copies of his prior two films, "Da'Monika!&q

Rob Zombie Wants To Venture Into Sci Fi With 'The Blob'

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Sources: Dread Central / Avery Guerra Film maker Rob Zombie isn't content with just scaring the crap out of us with his "Halloween" films, oh no, now he wants to scare the crap out of us with a sci fi film, namely a remake of the 1958 cult-classic "The Blob." Zombie intends to follow his usual post movie rituals. That normally entails mixing his music and movie careers together. The film maker explains, "I usually follow a movie by putting out a record and going on tour, and I write the script during that tour," he said. "The tour will take me through Christmas." Zombie goes on to explain that he had wanted to do something else besides pure horror and "The Blob" will give him a vehicle to do just that. "I’d been looking to break out of the horror genre, and this really is a science fiction movie about a thing from outer space. I intend to make it scary, and the great thing is, I have the freedom once

It's Spider-Man, Iron Man And The Hulk Vs The Decepticons in 'Transformers 3: The War of the Earth'

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: Danwei Yes indeed, it is the Decepticons vs All-Comers in 'Transformers 3: The War of the Earth'. The evil enemies of mankind, and the Autobots, square off against Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Hulk, Ultraman and The Terminator in a battle for planet Earth. 'Transformers 3: The War of the Earth' is a fanboys dream come true as Earth's mightiest heroes go toe-to-toe with the giant robot army of the Decepticons........ .....wait.....what? No, I'm not talking about the sequel to "Transformers 2".....I'm talking about the Chinese parody of "Transformers 2" called "Transformers 3: The War of the Earth". You didn't think I was talking about THAT "Transformers 3"? ....Oh, sorry, my bad. No "Transformers 3: The War of the Earth" is a very well made parody of the latest "Transformers" film with some great cameos from Spider-Man, The Hulk, Iron Man, Ultraman, and many oth

A New Fan Made Video Posing As 'Cloverfield 2' Clip...Or Vice Versa?

Written By: Ken Hulsey Sources: Dread Central / Avery Guerra Here's another story that's hard to figure out because there just isn't any info about it. The good folks over at Dread Central have posted a video clip (See above) that they discovered over on Youtube, that they believe may be a new viral clip for "Cloverfield 2". Fact is however, they don't know what it is. It may be an early look at the "Cloverfield" sequel, or a fan made video. There just isn't any info about the clip to know for sure. The clip shows what looks like an outside shopping center, with a Triceratops fountain, mixed in with what looks like family video of a baby. Just like in J.J. Abrams film, the serenity is interrupted by an attack by a giant monster. It is the appearance of the monster that casts the most doubt to this being an Abrams produced clip, because it looks like came straight out of "Cloverfield". One also has to consider that Abrams has often e

'Holy BS Batman! Casting Rumors Are Nothing More Than The Riddler's Tricks!'

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: WENN Megan Fox, Angelina Jolie, Cher and Kate Beckinsale as Catwoman. Shia Labeouf, Johnny Depp and Eddie Murphy as The Riddler. You know what it all adds up to? Mule Muffins! Well, at least that's what the executives at Warner Bros want you to think, and maybe they're right. Hot on the heels of the latest Batman movie rumor, that actress Megan Fox has landed the role of Catwoman, the big cheese at Warners have felt that enough is enough, and have now spoke out on the matter. An unnamed source has made it clear that the studio does indeed want to shoot another Batman movie, and that the project is in the very early stages, and most importantly, the producers haven't even discussed casting yet. The representative told People.com, "It's a rumour (The Casting of Megan Fox). It's not true. There is no script. There is no project to be cast in." It's really hard to get a good feel on what exactly is fact, and what is fic

Witchblade - Masane Amaha Bikini Version Statue - Aka The Biggest Boobs I've Ever Seen!

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Sources: Entertainment Earth / Wikipedia Try To Concentrate On Your Work With Her On Your Desk! $102.99 (Click Here For More Info!) Witchblade Masane Amaha Bikini Version Tan Line Statue Description: Darn those tan lines! Sit back, relax, and have a cold one on Masane! Changeable hands!From the Withcblade anime, Masane Amaha knows how to relax and unwind! Out in the sun too long, but nothing is stopping her from getting the ideal tan! She's flashing a wink as she playfully displays her curves. The plastic statue stands slightly over 9-inches tall and comes with accessories. Masane Amaha is the primary protagonist of the Japanese anime series, "Witchblade". A very well endowed female, her assets are often used as a running gag. She is also somewhat tomboyish, not giving much care for her disposition or appearance (in fact, she was often referred to, particularly by Takayama, as a "mountain monkey") at one point. She is the bearer of the Witchblade. She

Megan Fox Cast As Catwoman In "Gotham"?

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: WENN For months now there has be speculation on whether Catwoman would appear in Christopher Nolan's follow-up to the mega-hit "The Dark Knight", reportedly called "Gotham." Along with this speculation has come a long list of potential femme felines that includes Cher, Kate Beckinsale, Angelina Jolie, Rachel Weisz and even the actress who played the character in the 1992 film "Batman Returns", Michelle Pfeiffer. Today the British tabloid, The Sun, is reporting that Megan Fox has landed the role and will be on set alongside Christian Bale and Michael Caine when filming begins early next year. Undoubtedly, adding Fox to the film would be a 'hot' ticket item, as if a film like 'Gotham' needed one, that would get more fanboys in the seats, as if just the fact that it is a Christopher Nolan 'Batman' film wasn't enough. Now, I don't think that I need to point out the fact that this news come

Lauren Bacall Urges Vampire Movie Fans To Watch 'Nosferatu' Not 'Twilight'

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: WENN Now even Hollywood legend, Lauren Bacall, has chimed in with some choice words about the 'Twilight' movie craze that has gripped Amrica's youth in it's fangs. According to Bacall, the actress recently sat down with her grandchildren to watch 'Twilight' because she wanted to see what they were so excited about. Needless to say, she was very disappointed in what she saw, and decided to give her granddaughter an 'education' on what a 'real' vampire film should be. To accomplish this Bacall made the youth watch the 1922 film "Nosferatu." The famed actress wrote this on her Twitter.com page, "Yes, I saw Twilight - my granddaughter made me watch it, she said it was the greatest vampire film ever. After the 'film' was over I wanted to smack her across her head with my shoe, but I do not want a (tell-all) book called Grannie Dearest written on me when I die. So instead I gave her a DVD

Jason Vorhees And Some Top Line Screem Queens Sign On For 'Haunting Kira'

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Source: Rachel Grubb The first actor to play the iconic madman of the highest grossing horror franchise of all time, the better half of the "Re-Animator" and a duo of upcoming Scream Queens have been added to the cast of Teresa Fahs' zombie project "Haunting Kira." It was announced in July that Rachel Grubb, star of the indie horror films "Tales of the Dead," "13 Hours in a Warehouse," "Strip Club Slasher," "Camp Kill" and "Cave Women on Mars," will play the film's lead character, a ghost that has reanimated a rotting corpse. Now not only have fellow Scream Queens Monique Dupree and Donna Hamblin joined the cast, but so has Ari Lehman, best known as Jason Vorhees of "Friday the 13th" and Katheen Kinmont of "Bride of Re-Animator." Lehman portrayed young Jason rising from the dark waters of Crystal Lake at the end of Sean Cunningham's 1980 classic. The actor since went on to become a

'20th Century Boys 3: Redemption' Has Duel World Premiere in Japan And US

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Source: MediaLab NEW PEOPLE, a dynamic entertainment destination bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, presents a very special world premiere the final chapter of the 20th Century Boys trilogy of live-action films – 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption – this Friday, August 28th at the newly opened VIZ Cinema located in the heart of San Francisco’s historic Japantown. The special world premiere will take place simultaneously with the theatrical release of the film in Japan and will continue to play at the venue through September 3rd. For schedule and ticket information, please visit www.vizcinema.com . The 20th Century Boys film trilogy is based on a critically-acclaimed manga (graphic novel) series created by Naoki Urasawa that was a national phenomenon in Japan, selling over 24 million copies. Excitement and anticipation for the release of the final chapter has built steadily from fans because the ending of the film is markedly different fro

Mazinger Z - Soul Of Chogokin Action Figure

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Source: Entertainment Earth Take This One Home! $74.99 (Click Here For More Info!) Mazinger Z Soul of Chogokin Figure Description: Soul of Chogokin! From Tamashii collection! Amazing Mazinger! Directly imported from Japan in original packaging comes this Mazinger Z action figure. Package measures approximately 7 3/4-inches tall x 8 3/4-inches wide x 3 1/2-inches long. Worried about smudging your super awesome Mazinger? As an added bonus, a special pair of cleaning gloves and cloth are included to keep Mazinger bright and shiny. Mazinger Z (Majingā Zetto), known as Tranzor Z in United States, is a Super Robot manga and anime series created by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, and it later continued in Kodansha TV Magazine from October 1973 to September 1974. In December 1972, the anime version premiered on Fuji Television. The TV series ended September 1, 1974. A second manga series was released a

Russell T Davies Talks About The Future In The Latest Issue Of 'Torchwood' Magazine

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: EveMyles.net After the incredible mini-series "Torchwood: Children of Earth", you would think that Russell T Davies would be spent. After all, he has just finished up, what very well may be, the greatest bit of British sci fi to ever grace the small screen. You would think that he would be somewhat frightened about having to come up with new shows that would either equal, or top, the events that transpired during this last season of "Torchwood." You would think that, but that's not the case at all. Apparently Davies is already mapping out the next episodes of the show and he already has a good feel for how the show is going to move forward. “I could write you scene one of series four right now”, says Davies. “I know exactly how to pick it up. I’ve got a shape in mind, and I’ve got stories. I know where you’d find Gwen and Rhys, and their baby, and Jack, and I know how you’d go forward with a new form of Torchwood.” At this p

Whiteout - Fighting For Your Life On Screen And Behind The Scenes

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Source: Warner Bros Seeking a practical location that would evoke the cold, the barren spaces and utter remoteness of the South Pole, the filmmakers for the upcoming Warner Bros release, "Whiteout", relied upon executive producer Don Carmody, a veteran of nearly 40 Canadian-based productions, who says simply, "I know where the snow is." Carmody adds, "The first lesson about snow is that it generally doesn't stay where you want it. It can be hard to find a place that will be iced over for the time you need it. Since this was meant to represent Antarctica, we not only needed snow but an expanse of flat surfaces to recreate those incredible South Pole vistas and a frozen lake that would support a set." Following an encounter with an inquisitive polar bear while scouting locations in Churchill ("It was as big as a Volkswagen," he swears), Carmody and production designer Graham "Grace" Walker found what they needed outside of Gimli,

The Bloody Rage Of Bigfoot - Two Hot Girls On A Motorcycle

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Written By: Ken Hulsey Source: James Baack / Avery Guerra Just about every pure-blooded American man, who likes women, has taken a gander at the pages of "Easy Rider Magazine", a monthly collection of hot girls posed on motorcycles. Of course, it's not the motorcycles that bring thousands of readers a month to the magazine, no it's the fact that the girls that pose with the bikes are, nine times out of ten, topless or naked. As Hugh Hefner learned early on, that is a sure fire formula to get people, okay men, to read your magazine. Likewise James Baack has learned that posing hot girls on a motorcycle is sure fire way to get people to see his movie, in this case "The Bloody Rage of Bigfoot." Now, you may ask yourself, "What in the heck does a couple of hotties on a bike have to do with a movie about Bigfoot?" Well, the answer to that is, "not much." Okay, the two aforementioned 'hotties' are the stars of the film, namely Andre