The internets are abuzz now that it has been revealed that Lady Gaga is set to make her film debut in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills–the sequel to 2010’s Machete. She’ll play “La Chameleón”–Spanglish for a female Chameleon–as per the above promo pic, which features a wolf stole and a smoking (silenced) gun. Are you excited to see Mother Monster on the big screen?! Continue reading Lady Gaga to Make Film Debut in “Machete Kills”
For those of you who know me, you know that I have a borderline obsessive affinity for the Caped Crusader. Whether it be the Bat symbols on my car, the countless number of t-shirts and apparel, or the permanent Bat-gear I sport on my upper right arm everyday. For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to introduce myself – my name is Patrick Dougherty, and for as long as I can remember, I’ve loved Batman. When I dig through a drawer and blow the dust off a photo from 20 years ago, I see myself playing with Batman … Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises
This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius! Have you watched Hair? It’s the American tribal-love rock musical that features a lot of naked hippies singing about their hair, among other things. It is vehemently against war and it’s about as … Continue reading Crazy for the red, blue, and white
Some people were skeptical of the new Spiderman because it’s only been ten years since the start the last Spidey movies. But I’m telling you right now that Spiderman 2012 puts Tobey Maguire to shame. Andrew Garfield kicks ass as Peter Parker, plus he’s much better suited to the role; he delivers both as nerdy Parker and sassy Spiderman. The Amazing Spider-Man is filled to the brim with humor, as it should be, and the younger cast makes it all more believable and true to our modern life. With ever so slight changes to the Spiderman mythos (depending on which storyline … Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man is… Amazing
The Tree (2010)
“The Tree” is an independent movie, starring Charlotte Gainsbourg (see Melancholia), in which a young girl’s father dies when he crashes into a tree. She believes that he is in the tree and therefore decides to live in the tree, to be close to him. Drama happens when the tree begins to uproot this once stable family.
This summer is actually looking pretty good for movies, if you look past the fact that “summer” didn’t start at the beginning of May. All descriptions are from IMDB since, you know, they (mostly) aren’t out yet. These aren’t the only ones on the list that we want to see. Leave your recommendations in the comments. Damsels in Distress A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind. Lola Versus Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks … Continue reading Movies for a Hot Wet American Summer