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Archive for January, 2014


Trailer Watch: A Long Way Down

A Long Way Down by is the latest film adaptation of one of Nick Hornby’s books. This time, it’s adapted for the screen by Jack Thorne and directed by Pascal Chaumeil, a French director probably best known in the States for Heart Breaker with Patrick Dempsey.

The film centers around four people who meet by chance, when they all wind up on the roof of a skyscraper on New Year’s Eve intending to kill themselves, and deeply meaningful hilarity presumably ensues. Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul, and Imogen Poots star as the four strangers, with Rosamund Pike (who also appeared in the Hornby-scripted An Education) and Sam Neill as Poots’s father.

It all looks a little cutesy here in the trailer, but presumably there are some darker moments waiting, unadvertised, within.

The film opens in the UK in March; there is no US release date yet.

The Triple Feature on Jack Reacher, Helix, and Slayground

The recording session has wrapped, and despite us all being rough around the edges with this whole interweb broadcasting thing, it was a lot of fun. You can watch the whole thing right here:

If you dug this, let us know, and we’ll try to all get back together again in the near future.

UPDATE: Here’s an audio-only version for those of you who want it:

Download: MP3 (37.4 mb)

The Return of the Triple Feature!

Join Tom Brazelton (Theater Hopper), Joe Dunn (Joe Loves Crappy Movies) and myself as we talk about Jack Reacher, Helix, and Darwyn Cooke’s latest Parker adaptation, Slayground, TONIGHT at 9pm — THROUGH THIS LINK.

Only $10/month patrons and up can “call in” (you should already have your invites), but anyone else can listen/watch!

Trailer Watch: Jean-Claude Van Damme in Welcome to the Jungle

This looks so stupid. Also funny. Maybe a little racist. But also really funny.

Rob Meltzer’s Welcome to the Jungle stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Adam Brody, Kristen Schaal, Dennis Haysbert (the Allstate dude), and more. It hits theaters and on demand on the February 7, 2014.