Archive for the 'Film' Category


Captain America: The First Avenger

The trailer for the upcoming Marvel origin film Captain America: The First Avenger has landed…

December 16 2010

Parody of the new Yogi Bear animated feature film, referencing Andrew Dominik’s film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Boo Boo is packing more than a pick-a-nick basket so don’t let the kids see it…

September 28 2010

True Grit

True Grit, starring Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn

True Grit, written by Charles Portis, first appeared in 1968 as a serial in The Saturday Evening Post. It was published soon after as a novel and adapted for the screen with John Wayne as U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn. Now Joel and Ethan Coen have turned their considerable talents to it — the remake is due to hit screens this Christmas. Jeff Bridges stars as Rooster Cogburn and he’s joined by newcomer Hailee Steinfeld along with Matt Damon and Josh Brolin.

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September 02 2010

Dancing At The Movies

posted by Ana Samways at 9:30 am

A brilliant montage of dance scenes from 40 movies. Footloose was one of the very first movies I saw at age 14 (there was no movie theatre in Balclutha). It was on a school trip to Dunedin to the bread factory and I feel deeply in teenage love with Kevin Bacon. (Shame about Swayze and the fags)…

September 01 2010

The Expendables

posted by Steven Shaw at 2:45 pm

The Expendables

The Expendables Directed by Sylvester Stallone. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Terry Crews, Eric Roberts, Dolph Lundgren, Steve Austin, Randy Couture

How we laughed. I’m not a huge fan of Sly Stallone, half the time I can’t understand his lines and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone there. That said, he’s relatively articulate in this shit-kicker of an action film about a crack team of mercenaries.

The Expendables — with a name like that it’s as if they’re willing the mission to fail — are played by Stallone, Jason (The Transporter) Statham and a few others including…