caption this! image from ‘Robin Hood’

Fun for Wednesdays! We look at an image from an upcoming movie or TV show and write snarky, witty, or otherwise entertaining captions for it. No prizes, it’s just for fun. “Dude, it totally says you can’t park there!”: Universal Pictures tells us about the movie: Oscar winner Russell Crowe stars as the legendary figure … more…

trailer break: ‘Robin Hood’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Wow. This looks truly awesome, and I’m really, really psyched for it now. I was already, but oh man! Russell Crowe looks perfectly the part (I wasn’t sure if he’d work, but he does) and Cate Blanchett as a kick-ass, no-bullshit Marian? Excellent. Oh, and the history! … more…

watch it: “Robin Hood Tax”

Bill Nighy and Richard Curtis collaborated on a little film explaining why taking a few pennies from millionaires — who wouldn’t even notice! — in order to help the planet would be a good thing. Because it just sounds like such a horrible idea! Pretty brilliant move, calling it the Robin Hood Tax. Who doesn’t … more…

trailer break: ‘Robin Hood’ teaser

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… The first look at Ridley Scott’s Gladiator-style take on the folk hero: Pretty dark and scary and intense. And no tights in sight. Robin Hood opens in the U.S. and the U.K. on May 14, 2010.

retro trailer: ‘The Long Ranger’

Take a look back at an old trailer… Clayton Moore’s Long Ranger… in color! I was writing something the other day (about the use of classical music by movies and TV; I’ll post it soon) and it occurred to me that the Long Ranger is a character we haven’t seen much of in pop culture … more…

new DVD releases in Region 2, May 25

green light (definitely check it out): The Reader: Kate Winslet likes books and teenaged boys. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Tokyo!: Think Tokyo je t’aime, but weirder. [Amazon U.K.] [preorder at Amazon U.S.] Pushing Daisies: Complete Season 2: How come England gets an American TV show on DVD before we do? No fair! … more…