Hey gang, I’ve been absent from the site for a few days, so I thought I’d get you caught up on all the latest Bay-hem and other geek happenings with these quick one-liners. One link, one snarky comment – GO!
Part occult thriller, part speed-demon road movie, Drive Angry is a neo-exploitation throwback that actually feels like it could’ve once been seen on the lower half of a 42nd Street double bill. Eschewing the faux-grindhouse stylistic tics (missing reels, scratched frames) and rehashed 70s-movie plotting similar “homages” too-often indulge, it instead serves up a heaping helping of the things any B-movie fan wants: badass antiheroes, naked babes, bloody violence, wild sex, sexy cars, Satanic cults, and ridiculous plotting all done without apology.
Bashing the Star Wars Prequels has almost become an art form on the Internet. There are lengthy, (and quite hilarious) video reviews that eviscerate the films, and even entire websites dedicated to mocking the much-maligned Episodes I-III. As a life-long Star Wars fan, I decided to try to counter all this hater-ade drinking by taking on the challenge of compiling a list of at least ten genuinely awesome things about the Star Wars Prequels. I actually came up with a whopping twelve scenes/moments, before trimming it to the aforementioned ten. So without further ado, after the jump, here are the Top Ten Good Things About The Star Wars Prequels!
I warn you now, if you were mildly disturbed or even frightened by E.T. as a child, seeing an E.T. with evil eyes, fangs, and a stretchable neck will haunt your dreams for the rest of your existence.
Australian badass Tom Hardy is white-hot in the acting world at the moment, coming off a major role in Christopher Nolan’s Inception and a critically acclaimed performance in the cult film Bronson. Hardy’s next role will be the villain Bane in Nolan’s Batman finale, The Dark Knight Rises. Hardy was a guest on some obnoxious British talk show called The Chatty Man, and if you can get past the rather, err…flamboyant host Alan Carr acting like a spastic, love-struck schoolboy for about a minute and a half, you can listen to Hardy talk about the character: