If there is one thing that Screen Junkies has made quite clear over the years, it is that no one is safe from ridicule, that any and every movie must be criticised to prove its worth. No matter how great it might be to the untrained eye, the Honest Trailers series will expose every flaw in all the most popular releases. In their most recent video, they’ve taken on be the baddest of the bad. The most dangerous villains in the entire DC universe have come under the critical eye of one of YouTube’s most scathing pop culture critics. (more…)
Was Finding Dory necessary? Was it not an obvious cash grab from Disney hungry with sequel fever? The answers to those questions are “no” and “of course”. Regardless, that didn’t stop this Finding Nemo sequel from swimming its way into people’s hearts and wallets, netting over 900 mil with the world wide box office. Another monster hit from Disney and Pixar. But was this movie as good as people remember? Does playing it back still leave you all warm a fuzzy? Well, of course, it’s a Disney movie… their designed to make audience laugh and cry. But, that doesn’t make them immune from criticism. And who better to tear apart a beloved children’s movies the funny bastards at Screen Junkies with their brutally critical Honest Trailers. Truthfully, they don’t slam it too hard but defiantly call foul on Hollywoods Sequel-itis. (more…)
It had to happen eventually, there’s only so many ways to avoid what fans clamor for and Screen Junkies finally broke down and took on the BBC‘s hit show Sherlock for an Honest Trailer Treatment. Now as often happens when the Honest Trailer Treatment is given to an honestly fantastic movie or show, it is more of celebration than a burning at the stake as they look at Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. (more…)
November’s almost upon us, which means it’s once again time for us to once again sit and watch the Charlie Brown specials for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. These specials are a somewhat of a cultural event giving us a blast from the past and fill us with nostalgia. Another cultural event that recently gave us a mega dose of nostalgia was the critically acclaimed Netflix series, Stranger Things.
Majestic, powerful, mysterious… The legacy of Doctor Strange is one that has remained unmarred for generations. A truly unique hero, his abilities are a mystery to even the most intelligent and well traveled of the Avengers. No matter how brilliantly intelligent or well versed in alien skills, there are some things they just can’t handle alone. As if he needed to be any more magnificent, the newest movie stars Benedict Cumberbath as the Doctor himself – a positively regal man who has stepped perfectly into the role of neurosurgeon turned legendary mystic artist. (more…)
It’s easy to imagine two kids on the playground arguing about which group would come out on top if the Voltron team (Keith, Lance, Pidge, Hunk, and Princess Allura) fought the Power Rangers‘ Megazord. Now those two kids can find out because Youtuber ismahawk and crew have gone full fan(boy & girl) fight in making this incredibly fun video. Seriously, it isn’t often that one finds something that they unknowingly needed to fill a hidden void in their lives. Start your weekend off right and check it out below. (more…)
Our good friends at Screen Junkies are at it once again, this time taking on X-Men: Apocalypse. The third sequel in the “First Class” trilogy was not well received by critics and fans. You can see our review of the movie here. After nailing the second film, Brian Singer returned to the director’s chair to have supervillain Apocalypse fight the X-Men. Some parts of the film worked, most didn’t. Screen Junkies, never willing to hold a punch, created an “Honest Trailer” for the latest mutant film.
After they flew like leaves on the wind and before they were Con-men, Nathan Fillion and Allen Tudyk took some time to do a little adult screen work under the supervision of pre-Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn in a little web series known as James Gunn’s PG Porn. Everything you love about porn movies… without the sex. Check out their porn-tastic performances below. (more…)
Oh look! Another article about Honest Trailers. Yes, we have indeed discussed the wit and genius of the YouTube series time and time again. From critical bombs to acclaimed masterpieces, no movie is safe from a good ole’ Screen Junkies roasting. They have lampooned so many Hollywood movies over the past few years, that why should we even bother doing another article about them? Because their recent video took aim at perhaps one of the most deserving targets of the year: Batman: The Killing Joke. (more…)
A lot of first looks from San Diego Comic Con 2016 this summer, are beginning to make their way out for public consumption. Marvel Studios, who had the internet abuzz during their Hall H panel at the pop culture convention back in July, left fans disappointed by not releasing any of the footage shown that day online; with the exception of a new Doctor Strange trailer which debuted simultaneously online. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok had no online presence of what played in Hall H for fans, until today.