Teen comedies have a reputation for being lousy. That’s probably due to the large number of them that are lousy. So when one rises above the mediocrity, teens notice it, adults notice it, and before you can put the “duh” in “dumb,” you’ve got yourself a cult favorite.
That’s what happened late in the summer of 2000, when Bring It On hit theaters and we all gladly joined the… Continue reading You're Old: 'Bring It On' Came Put 15 Years Ago
It’s been two decades since cinema’s most famous police lineup sent viewers down a twisty rabbit hole in pursuit of someone named “Keyser Soze,” and movies have never been the same. Yes, The Usual Suspects was released 20 years ago this week, and if you remember seeing it in theaters in 1995, brace yourself for a surprise twist: You’re Old®.
Though it was released near the… Continue reading You're Old: 'The Usual Suspects' Came Out 20 Years Ago
Motion posters, aka Mosters, are a cool new addition to the marketing materials that come out in promotion of major movies. Just recently we got one for Terminator Genisys that features Arnold Schwarzenegger getting his skin blown off to reveal the robot skeleton within. Although the concept has been around for a decade now, Hollywood and the movie theater industry really got on… Continue reading If Classic Horror Movie Posters Came to Life
This week marked the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters II, a sequel that very few people consider to be a good movie. Some us, though, don’t mind watching it for a few favorite moments, some of them involving Peter MacNicol, some involving Bill Murray, some involving Rick Moranis, some involving the river of slime. There are genuinely great bits in… Continue reading What Great Scenes Came Out of Bad Movies?