Archive for June, 2008

The Boondocks – The Complete Second Season

The Boondocks – The Complete Second Season

| June 15, 2008

Controversial political satirist Aaron McGruder has been offering up a big dose of reality staged from the Black household for many years. His award-winning comic strip The Boondocks was widely syndicated across the United States until a couple of years back, and his namesake animated series on the Cartoon network on cable television has just […]

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Leterrier Hulks Up

Leterrier Hulks Up

| June 15, 2008

Best known to international movie goers as the director of the first two hit Transporter action thrillers, French director Louis Leterrier takes on the CGI-heavy reincarnation of The Incredible Hulk, a film he felt he wasn’t ready to take on, he confessed to Paul Fischer in this exclusive interview. Paul Fischer: First of all, I […]

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When Did You Last See Your Father?

When Did You Last See Your Father?

| June 15, 2008

When Did You Last See Your Father? is a screenplay, based on a book of the same name, by British writer Blake Morrison. It portrays his life, beginning with early childhood, adolescence–with all its rites of passage–and the ultimate death of his physician father, Art (Jim Broadbent). Morrison (Colin Firth) grew up with a timid, […]

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Justin Timberlake: Tennessee Man

Justin Timberlake: Tennessee Man

| June 15, 2008

Justin Timberlake may be one of music’s bigger stars, but as we chat in a Beverly Hills hotel room where he is busy promoting his comic turn in Mike Myers’ farcical Love Guru, it is clear that there resides a certain quiet normalcy about the singer/actor. He says that his determination to remain grounded and […]

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The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

| June 13, 2008

Anyone read the newspaper headlines lately? “The Incredible Hulk on par with Iron Man!” I beg to differ–it doesn’t even come close. While it has its popcorn moments, it’s a far cry from the top dogs of Iron Man and Batman Begins for this sequel/remake/re-imagining/what the fuck is it? I’m just going to come right […]

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Zombie Town

Zombie Town

| June 10, 2008

Considering that Zombie Town is brought to us via a production studio whose name translates literally into the English as “Shoes for All” (Zapatos Pour Todos), you’d think that Zombie Town might be a somewhat tongue-in-cheek affair. The plot isn’t something you see too often–a small-town mechanic in the tiny town of Otis, Vermont must […]

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Sex and the City

Sex and the City

| June 10, 2008

My whole life, I’ve never had HBO, so one can understand my disinterest in everything and anything that came out of that rather pricey channel (call me bitter). So, having to rent every season of Sex and the City, in order, before seeing the film was not easy, but it helped a great deal in […]

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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired

| June 10, 2008

To those of us who were not yet born or old enough to remember, the reality of the incidents surrounding the Roman Polanski indictment of 1977 are shrouded by years of tainting by the media and the memories festering in the minds of those who followed it at the time. All that anyone had ever […]

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Kung Fu Panda

Kung Fu Panda

| June 10, 2008

There really is something to say about a team of writers, animators, and producers who do their homework. The great part about “doing homework” in the animation business is that it usually requires watching movies, going to the zoo, or taking an office field trip (often to the other side of the world). Kung Fu […]

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Verne Troyer: Size Matters

Verne Troyer: Size Matters

| June 10, 2008

When it comes to his stature, Verne Troyer has been able to use it to comedic effect, from Mini Me in Austin Powers, through to his portrayal of a hockey coach in the latest Mike Myers comedy, The Love Guru. In fact, in that film, he literally has the last laugh. But audiences will soon […]

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