Archive for category: Film

4 Abusive Hollywood Business Practices That Would Get A CEO Frog Marched on CNN

Celebrities, featured, Film

Everyone loves a good villain. And in the movies these days, more often than not the villain is a Big Business CEO. In the film Syriana, for example, the bad guy was not a group of terrorists or an enemy country. It was Big Oil that was trying to manipulate oil prices with terrorism, wars […]

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10 Great Movie Cameos

Film, Humor

Movie cameos have been going on for almost as long as there have been movie stars, though it hasn’t only been limited to them. Director Alfred Hitchcock cameod in 39 of his 52 films, turning it into almost something of a game amongst his fans to spot him in his brief time on screen. In […]

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Harry Potter Pillows

Books, Film

I’m not going to sit here and lie to you and say that I’ve read all the Harry Potter books or seen all the movies (though I have seen most of them and they are entertaining). However, as I do understand the appeal of both, I can also understand how fans have created a demand […]

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Great Heist Movies

Film

I’ve always enjoyed heist films.  Some of it is rooting for the bad guy, and some of it is the cleverness with which the capers are pulled off.  With that in mind, here are some of my favorite heist movies. Three Kings (1999) A non-traditional heist movie in that it takes place during the end […]

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Best Movie Adaptations of Books

Books, Film

I’m a fan of both movies and books, and so it’s always interesting to me to see movies of books I’ve read, and to read the books on which movies I’ve seen were based.  That being said, some movies based on books just drop the ball.  They either try to change too much, or only […]

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Harry Potter vs Voldemort

Artwork, Books, Film, Humor

The new Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows premiers this Friday, and with that mind, an artist friend of ours from our sister site, Bizarre Bytes, put together this little Harry Potter comic to illustrate how the Harry Potter universe probably could have been paired down to a single book. (Check out […]

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20 Great Guy Movies

Film

We’re all familiar with the concept of the “chick flick”.  But what about Guy Movies?  While chick flicks have a fairly standard set of rules, there are a lot of films that can fall under the heading of “guy movies”.  Some are action movies, some not, but they’re all films that every guys watches, quotes […]

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Best 80s Movies

Film

Oh this should be fun.  As a child of the 80s (I was born in 1980 for anybody that cares), there’s something about seeing a movie from the 80s on TV that just makes me smile.  Whether it’s the special effects, the acting, or seeing actors that are so well-known today when they were just […]

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Best Movie Twists

Film

There’s something about a twist within a movie, be it at the middle or end, that I’ve always enjoyed.  Maybe it’s because I can usually call them before they happen and I like the validation, but I appreciate a movie with a good twist to it.  The hero is the killer, the whole thing was […]

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Movie Roles Passed on by Actors

Celebrities, Fail, Film

We all know that with very few exceptions, the guy that ends up being cast in a movie role isn’t the only guy being looked at for the role. However, some rolls are so iconic, so associated with an actor that it’s hard to imagine somebody else having ever been considered for the role. Here […]

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