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Your Highness (review)

It’s one thing to say that Hollywood scoops up indie filmmakers, chews them up, and spits out McG and Brett Ratner clones, which absolutely happens. But that’s on a whole ’nother level to what it has done to David Gordon Green. Someone took the most glorious bottle of vintage champagne and whipped up Tang mimosas.

trailer break: ‘500 Days of Summer’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Really? Really? Another quirky indie romantic comedy that’s all sad and morose instead of upbeat and chirpy? Really? Actually, this is a wonderful movie. So wonderful that I wanna see it again, which I don’t usually want to do with romantic comedies. But there’s this one bit … more…

opening in the U.K. June 19: ‘Year One,’ ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,’ ‘Miss March,’ ‘Away We Go,’ ‘Moon,’ more

Year One: Oh god, there’s gonna be a sequel, isn’t there? Year Two? For the love of Brian, someone make it stop… Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: By the time I see this come Monday afternoon, its debut-weekend fate in the U.K. will already be known. Weird. [trailer] Miss March: Man, we are just dumping … more…

dream cast: hypothetical ‘Taxi’ movie

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Taxi, the 1978-83 ABC-then-NBC sitcom about New York City cab drivers and their abusive dispatcher. (If you have a suggestion for an 80s TV show or movie we should play with, feel free … more…