‘Transformers 3’ Begins Production, But ‘Racist’ Robots Won’t Return

The third installment in the Transformers saga has begun production, as tweeted by new cast member Kym Whitley, but if you’re hoping everybody from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen will be back, you’ll be disappointed. The ‘Twins’ – aka Skids and Mudflap, aka the ignorant and illiterate Autobots that many audience members found insulting as […]

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‘Transformers’ Michael Bay Comes Gunning for Reality TV

Pyrotechnics-fetishizing filmmaker Michael Bay (‘Transformers,’ ‘Armageddon’) is partnering with Magical Elves (the producers of such series as ‘Project Runway’ and ‘Top Chef’) to develop ‘One Way Out,’ an action-adventure reality program. ‘One Way Out’s makers promise a series that is “true to [Bay’s] signature style, bringing hard-hitting storytelling and a cinematic, aggressive visual approach,” Variety […]

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Oscar Winners On Demand Now: The Hurt Locker & More

As we bask in the post-Oscar glow of The Hurt Locker winning its bounty of Academy Awards and shutting out the overblown Avatar in most of its categories, perhaps now you’re interested in actually seeing the films that won these trophies. Fortunately, you can check out that Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best […]

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New on DVD: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

New on DVD this week is Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Michael Bay’s gigantic blockbuster sequel to his gigantic blockbuster Transformers. It features a mind-boggling amount of unbelievable CG destruction, including giant robots, giant dog robots and giant old robots who die and give their parts to other giant robots in order to fight a […]

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Michael Bay’s Crew Rips Into Megan Fox

Megan Fox has made a lot of negative comments about working for Transformers director Michael Bay, dissing his penchant for ignoring any actual characterization and recently saying that he tries to “create this insane, infamous mad-man reputation. He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So he’s a nightmare to work […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Apatow Ascends Again

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Funny-People/149371/1188886661/Funny-People%3A-Arguing/embed 580 476] Judd Apatow’s flock of funny folk took the top spot in a relatively weak weekend, while Aliens in the Attic limped into fifth place, and The Collector didn’t crack the top ten. 1. Funny People – $23.4m 2. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $17.7m 3. G-Force – $17m […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: G-Force Rules, Potter Plummets

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G-Force/141798/1182753638/G-Force%3A-Dr.-Doolittle/embed 580 476] Guinea pig super-spies managed to topple the kid wizards as G-Force tops the box office and Harry Potter tumbles after its boffo opening. 1. G-Force – $32.1m 2. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $30m 3. The Ugly Truth – $27m 4. Orphan – $12.7m 5. Ice Age: Dawn […]

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Optimus Prime Gives Dave’s Top Ten List

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/The-Late-Show-With-David-Letterman/90389/1174013911/Letterman—Optimus-Prime-Top-Ten-List/embed 580 476] In case you missed it, current box office champion Optimus Prime of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman last night to give us the Top Ten Things That Sound Cool When Spoken By A Giant Robot, including “Man, I love me some taters!” Enjoy […]

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