Monthly Archives: February 2008

China Bans Horror

Reuters is reporting that regulators in China, the home-country of the 2008 Olympics, has added just about the entire horror genre to its list of banned media… Offending content included “wronged spirits and violent ghosts, monsters, demons, and other inhuman … Continue reading

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Link Blowout v.50

Hell yea, the Blowout is back! • Blu-Ray vs DVD Impressive side by sides of popular geek titles like Blade Runner, 300, and The Shining. Maybe the PS3 isn’t quite so overpriced… • Where The Wild Things Test Shoot? First … Continue reading

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First Teaser for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Online!

Our first look at new INDY JONES in over a decade!  And this time, he’s fighting the Rooskies and searching for extraterrestrial artifacts. Follow the link to view the trailer…[via]

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Michelle Gondry = Meta Genius

Frenchman Michell Gondry, who wrote and directed Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (one of the best romantic comedies ever), has a new film coming out on February 22 entitled Be Kind Please Rewind. The premise of the film is … Continue reading

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WGA: Thank You FilmRot!

“The strike is over. Our membership has voted, and writers can go back to work,” WGA West president Patric Verrone said Tuesday evening after an underworked pack of 3,775 writers cast ballots in a landslide 92.5 percent vote in favor … Continue reading

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Remixing the Bible

Arcade Fire’s Neon Bible, that is. Two remixes of the single Black Mirror from the aforementioned Neon Bible have recently come to my intention, both of which are better than the original in my opinion. As singles, of course. In … Continue reading

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What’s So Special About No Country For Old Men?

I’m not writing this to generate controversy, I’m just honestly perplexed. Perhaps this year hasn’t been that great in terms of cinematic quality? Maybe it’s just me? I recently eagerly awaited the chance to finally catch NO COUNTRY FOR OLD … Continue reading

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George A. Romero’s Diary Of The Dead Trailer!!

Romero has abandoned his LAND OF THE DEAD sequel plan, and gone on to make a new, independently produced zombi film. Unfortunately, the first-person, “BLAIR WITCH” camera route has already been taken this year with the AICN-dry-humpfest CLOVERFIELD. Still, I … Continue reading

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Michael Bay Makes Fun of Himself…

…still a douchebag. [via]

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Sony Vindicates Betamax – RIP HD-DVD

Who would have thought that Sony’s proprietary Blu-Ray format would eventually win the HD home video war. Betamax got trounced in the 70’s, Mini-Disc never stood a chance against CD’s in the 90’s… it always seemed like a forgone conclusion … Continue reading

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