Thursday, February 16, 2006
A Serbian man needed emergency surgery after sticking a pencil inside his penis to keep it stiff during sex.
Monday, September 19, 2005
|Opens on June 30, 2006|
|Brandon Routh, Noell Niel, Frank Langella|
Sounds interesting, no? Well Bryan Singer was directing and I liked what he did with X-Men 2 so I'm defintely willing to give this one a shot. Here's the(from what I hear fake) trailer , but it's still cool even if it is a fake. Check out www.bluetights.net for more on the movie.
Writers Needed For New Star Wars TV Show
Sunday, September 18, 2005
On the Shelf -The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
|PG, Comedy, 1hr 49min|
|Opened on April 29, 2005|
|Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell|
Earthman Arthur Dent is having a very bad day. His house is about to be bulldozed, he discovers that his best friend is an alien and to top things off, Planet Earth is about to be demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. Arthur's only chance for survival: hitch a ride on a passing spacecraft. For the novice space traveler, the greatest adventure in the universe begins when the world ends. Arthur sets out on a journey in which he finds that nothing is as it seems.
The screenplay for this movie was written by the book's author, Douglas Adams so it holds true to its source material somewhat but loses some of the witty dialogue in the American translation. A lot of die hard fans where really upset with this movie but it isn't as bad as they might say. The movie has good parts, but not enough overall to make it anything other than mediocre.
Why do actors bother?
Why do actors bother to get married? I'm so tired to hear about actors and actresses getting married and getting divorced. Do they have any idea what marriage is supposed to be? I just read that Renee Zellweger filed for an annulment after four months of marriage. She is claiming that the marriage was "fraud". Fraud is apparently a legal term used in cases of annulment. Whatever the reason, it doesn't matter because everyone already expects it to happen. Here's a tip, just don't bother.
The Chronicles of Narnia
There's been some good hype about this movie. People that have read the books, not me unfortunately, say that this movie looks like it'll be good.
Friday, September 16, 2005
The Transporter 2
Retired in Miami, ex-Special Forces operative, Frank Martin, makes a living driving for the wealthy Billings family. He's a huge favorite with their two small boys, but when the kids are kidnapped and injected with a potentially fatal virus, Frank defies the FBI and works relentlessly to get the boys to safety and discover the kidnapper's master plan. Trailer
This one is better than the original, and that's not saying much for the first one. Statham is like a super hero in these movies. He completely defies physics and is jumping and kicking all over the place. I don't understand why I'm rooting for this guy. Nowhere in the story does it say anything about the transporter getting hit with radiation or something that would account, as far as the comic universe goes, for his unbelievable power and agility. I am willing to suspend disbelief to an extent but this is movie is pushing it a little too far.
Sunday, August 28, 2005
The 40 Year Old Virgin
Andy Stitzer is a nice guy. He's shy, considerate, polite, lives alone, rides his bicycle to work at Smart Tech, has a pristine collection of action figures, is pathologically nervous around women and at 40 years old, is still a virgin. When his co-workers discover this, they make it their mission to get Andy laid. He reluctantly goes along with their plan, but when he meets Trish, a single mother of three, she changes everything.
I've always liked Steve Carell, ever since I used to watch him on the Daily Show. Here, in 'Virgin', a movie he also co-wrote, he continues to make me laugh. This movie is a juvenile comedy with a heart. It can be very silly at times, and sometimes a little bizzare, but a lot of the movie is funny. There are a couple of problems with it, one being that because this is one joke stretched out for almost two hours it can get boring. The other problem I have, and I know to some this'll make me sound prudish, is the excessive use of expletives that I found to be annoying and not that entertaining. Sometimes it seemed that the cussing was the joke, and that is just deadpan comedy. Overall, it's not a waste of money, and I'd recommend it.
jumbojs rating: ***
Tuesday, August 23, 2005
On the shelf- Ring Two
The crazy chic from the tv is back again following around a mother and her kid because I guess she really doesn't like them. Anyway, this movie had a couple of cool parts, but most of the movie was boring and I started dozing off half way through it. All I really remember is a lot of water and a part where the ghost girl is crawling up the well like a bug or something.
Average J Rating: Not quite crap but not good either.
Sunday, August 21, 2005
A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into an assassination attempt. Trailer
If you're expecting to see the usual Wes Craven movie, then you are going to be disappointed. Instead, what we have is a very taut, effective psychological thriller. Coming in at around one hour and twenty five minutes, this movie plunges you, considerably fast, into the suspense. Fine performances by Rachel McAdams and Cillian Murphy, the latter i really enjoyed in 28 days later. However, it was Wes Craven who steals the show here as the vet director really showing you what he can do by keeping this film, which really only has one setting, interesting and tense. it does get predictable at the end, but in no way does it hurt the potency of this film. this is the first Wes Craven movie i really enjoyed since "Nightmare on Elm Street" i only hope that he keeps up the good work.
jumbo js rating ***1/2