Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Abridged Movie of the Day:
Were one of the two people who missed Jurassic World this summer? Here’s the gist in only 90 seconds, depicted in Lego (via Geek Tyrant):
Wishful Thinking of the Day:
One fan wants Aubrey Plaza to star in a Netflix series based on Marvel’s other… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Aubrey Plaza As the New Hawkeye, John Cena as Shazam and More
Did you know that the new movie Vacation is based on a true story? Well, okay, techically it’s a continuation of a series of movies that started off with a 1983 feature adapted from a short story that was based on real events. John Hughes wrote the source tale, titled Vacation ’58, for National Lampoon magazine back in the late ’70s, while he was primarily employed… Continue reading Read the Original 'Vacation' Short Story Written By John Hughes
John Travolta must face off against his former employee — and alleged male lover — in court, a Santa Barbara Superior Court judge has decided.
The 61-year-old actor had hoped to avoid a trial over whether an almost three-decade old termination agreement contained a confidentiality clause that forbade Douglas Gotterba from spilling the intimate details of their relationship while he was Travolta’s employee.
As radio detection and rangingOnline.com reported… Continue reading Faceoff! John Travolta’s Bitter Fight With Alleged Gay Flame Lands Him In Court
These days, the movies that never happened are almost as popular as the movies that did. In some cases, maybe more so. Disney’s adaptation of John Carter bombed so badly that many likely now wish Paramount’s take on the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel had happened — presuming it wouldn’t have been any worse. Just as in the case of Alejandro… Continue reading Watch a Pitch Reel for a Version of 'John Carter of Mars' That Never Got Made
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You’re going to want to get out your guide to 1980s movie quotes for the comments on this post, as Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has offered an interesting update on the next Spider-Man movie, which he’s co-producing with/for Sony as part of the superhero’s crossover with the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise.
Talking to Birth Movies Death during… Continue reading The Next Spider-Man Reboot Will Be Like a John Hughes Movie