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Chase Whale

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January 24th, 2008

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Want something beautiful to sing to your girlfriend when you take her to Cici's Pizza tonight? What you're looking for can probably be found in this video.

EDIT: Evidently Firefox doesn't know how to work properly sometimes so instead of posting the video, just click HERE to view the new "Love Me Sexy" video for Semi-Pro from New Line. Trust me, you need to.

Check back in a few days for our upcoming Semi-Pro contest.

Chase Whale

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January 24th, 2008

Rambo
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Written and Directed by The Italian Stallion himself.
Tagline: Heroes never die.... They just reload.

If you didn't already know this movie was going to be released tomorrow, you are probably shopping around the wrong movie websites. Stallone. Gore. Dexter's girlfriend. Headbands. Tomorrow is going to be a good day to car pool to the local cinema.
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Chase Whale

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January 24th, 2008

When Robert Rodriguez has a vision, you stay clear out of his way and let him bring that vision to the big screen. For Machete's case, the small screen. Below is the poster for Machete, the fake trailer he did for the first Grindhouse series that's now shot in it's full entirety and will be released direct-to-DVD soon.
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Chase Whale

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January 23rd, 2008

"Rated R for strong graphic bloody violence, sexual assaults, grisly images and language."

No shit. I think the first raw trailer of Rambo where he's chopping baddies heads off and ripping out their throats would have been the key indication that this is going to be a violent fun fest, but we now have a chart below giving us a history on previous Rambo films, and the one to come. 236 kills in an hour and a half? Bring on the violence John!
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RAMBO OPENS WIDE FRIDAY TO A THEATER NEAR YOU.

Chase Whale

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January 22nd, 2008

"I'm Marcia, I've had 15 different jobs and I consider being fired from them a mark of honor."

Marcia and Lorenzo. Two geezers. Two old geezers that take their love of film and review it on video. Kind of like us, but
ten times our age. And way funnier. And better looking. This is absolutely brilliant and I want to meet this duo. This is exactly what I want to be doing when I'm 60 years of age.

Here they share their love/hate for Superbad. It's their most watched review they've done on YouTube, and after watching, you will understand why.

Also, watch the JUNO one. They loved it! Next time someone tells you Juno is only made for a specific age demographic, you tell them to "STFU!" and throw that video right in their face.

Chase Whale

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January 22nd, 2008

Rating: 8.5/10

Director, Writer: Tamara Jenkins
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney, Philip Bosco
Studio: Fox Searchlight

I am way behind on posting this, but in my defense, I've been in the process of changing jobs, starting classes, and maintaining an unhealthy love life. What does any of that have to do with THE SAVAGES? Let me explain.

THE SAVAGES stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Linney as Jon and Wendy Savage, siblings who are forced to take care of their aging father who suffers a serious case of dementia. The kicker? None of them have seen each other in years.

The story comes into play when Wendy receives a call that their father, Lenny (Larry Bosco), writes obscene comments with his poop about his wife's caretaker (who he hates) all over the bathroom wall. When his wife dies, the family of the deceased no longer wants Lenny in their home and that's when Jon and Wendy come into the picture. (more...)

Chase Whale

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January 22nd, 2008

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It is a sad day in the film community. We were just informed that the talented Heath Ledger was just found dead in a Manhattan apartment, with prescription and over the counter pills found in the room. Police have found no indication of foul play, so a lot of people have already ruled it out as suicide, but Police spokesmans Paul Browne stated, "This is being looked at as a possible overdose, but that is not confirmed yet." It was also confirmed that the pills were not scattered around. NYPD ruled out the rumor that the apt. was owned by Mary-Kate Olsen.

He was just 28 and left behind a two year old daughter, Matilda Rose, and wife, Michelle Williams. Reports state they have been separated for some time now.


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CNN reports Heath's autopsy was inconclusive, and the cause of death will not be known for another 10-14 days.

Chase Whale

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January 22nd, 2008

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If you are interested in reading the details on why Johnny Greenwood's score was disqualified for an Oscar, click HERE. Paramount Vantage was also given word that Into The Wild was also ineligible due to the same reasons, even though Eddie Vedder wrote three original songs for the film. (Not even a nom. for best original song? Thanks!) If you're feeling a bit bitter about this like myself, feel free to express your opinions here.

Chase Whale

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January 22nd, 2008

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Today The Academy announced 2008's Oscar nominations. There is a lot of bitterness floating around about Johnny Greenwood's score for There Will Be Blood being disqualified due to "roughly 46 minutes of pre-existing work" not being his own. Whatever. Here are the nominations. In bold is where my vote is going to:

Performance by an actor in a leading role
George Clooney in "Michael Clayton" (Warner Bros.)
Daniel Day-Lewis in "There Will Be Blood" (Paramount Vantage and Miramax)
Johnny Depp in "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (DreamWorks and Warner Bros., Distributed by DreamWorks/Paramount)
Tommy Lee Jones in "In the Valley of Elah" (Warner Independent)
Viggo Mortensen in "Eastern Promises" (Focus Features)
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GATW Guest Writer

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January 22nd, 2008

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Saw IV
Starring: Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Paterson, Arthena Karkanis
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.

Since Saw III ended with the death of Jigsaw and his protégé Amanda you’re probably wondering why we have to deal with another violent and dumb Saw Film. Well Saw III made a large profit proving that Saw is still a very bankable franchise and like the saying goes, “where there’s a will there’s a way”.
Saw IV begins with FBI profilers Strahm and Perez arrive on the scene of the grisly remains of the last film and soon learn that Jigsaw still has one more game to play Involving Swat Commander Rigg. We also learn Jigsaw’s back-story and what really causes him to do what he does the way he does.
The film is just more of the same boring bloody tricks from the people that have a made career on this stale franchise. Like the previous film Saw IV is Low on tension or real frights. However, if you enjoy squirming in your seat and having to constantly look at the ground as you hear the sound of bone’s crunching and flesh tearing then you will have fun with Saw IV. Otherwise, I suggest you avoid this film.
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