Tag Archive: weird


The potty-mouthed stoner teddy bear at the heart of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted movies isn’t that radical of a concept. Movies have made a habit of taking childhood imagery and contorting it for decades. After all, there’s nothing more shocking than seeing something from your youth transformed into something adult. That thing you knew when you were innocent is now not-so-innocent. That shock occasionally… Continue reading The Funny, Scary, and Weird Ways Movies Try to Corrupt Your Childhood

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

While we wait to see how Chris Pratt really trained velociraptors in Jurassic World, here’s a little animated parody of the concept (via Geek Tyrant):

Graphic designer Matt Needle has made a series of prints for Best Picture nominees, including the one for Whiplash below. Visit his site for more, all of which… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Lego Trailer, Weird Al's 'Whiplash' Parody and More

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Disney – Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVDDirector: Joe Russo, Anthony RussoCast: Chris Evans, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson. Full cast + crew

I am in the severe minority in preferring Captain America: The First Avenger to Captain America: The Winter Soldier. And that’s not a knock on the latter, which is a fantastic, rip-roaring espionage thriller with a superhero paint coat… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Gets Political, 'Borgman' Gets Weird, and More

becki-newton-weird-loners-gi.jpgFOX’s comedy pilot “Weird Loners” has one of the standout titles of this development season, and its cast is shaping up to be pretty strong as well.

Becki Newton has signed on to play one of the title characters in the pilot, which comes from writer Michael Weithorn (creator of “The King of Queens”) and director Jake Kasdan (“New Girl,”

Since nothing is sacred, Universal Pictures and Silver Pictures have announced plans to remake “Weird Science,” the 1985 John Hughes classic about a pair of nerds who create the perfect woman using their computer. (At the time, it was a space aged concept; now digital love is the norm.)

Joel Silver, the producer behind everything from “Lethal Weapon” to “Die Hard” to “The Matrix,” is set to produce, while Michael Bacall… Continue reading 'Weird Science' Remake: Universal Bringing the John Hughes Classic Back to Life, Because Of Course