Negative feedback for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot was at all time high today, when the films theme song by Missy Elliot and Fallout Boy was released to the interwebz. The updated remix of the classic theme, has been referred to as “the biggest noisiest irritating waste of five minutes”. It’s commentary like that has followed this movie since day one. The vitriol is unlike anything ever seen for a movie franchise reboot of this kind. Does Sony care that Ghostbusters is the most unliked trailer on Youtube? Does the floodgate of hate on social media and internet comment sections given them a sense of worry in the slightest? Nope, not even a smidgen. In fact, they think it’s the greatest thing that ever happened. (more…)
Whether you were more of a red jaguar, blue barracuda, green monkey, orange iguana, purple parrot or silver snake, you had one ally in common on the 90’s game show Legends of the Hidden Temple; and that was Olmec. It was always crucial to listen to the large stone head when he re-told his ancient stories, because you knew you’d be quizzed on them afterwards. Now it seems you’ll get to hear him wax poetic yet again. Nickelodeon has announced that Dee Bradley Baker, the original voice of Olmec, will be reprising his vocal role for the Legends of the Hidden Temple movie. (more…)
Many of us would likely agree that if you’ve seen one Transformers movie, you’ve seen them all, but this post is about Michael Bay showing us something new. The director has been slowly but surely revealing hints about who and what Transformers: The Last Knight will contain, but the real question is if the director will finally give fans of the franchise the movie they want, or will this be another Bayhem fuster-cluck? This post will not answer that question, but instead offer you a first look at a brand new Autobot created for the film (so you know it’s good!) and the return of an old face to the franchise. (more…)
Ever since the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, Skyrim fans have been longing for a re-release. Already known for its impressive graphics, the idea of seeing Skyrim on the improved graphics of a PS4 or Xbox One was a hope many fans had given up on. All hope was not lost though when last week at the 2016 E3 in Los Angeles, Bethesda made this announcement. Later this October, Skyrim will be re-released with all the bells and whistles that only a next Gen console can provide. Remastering of popular games has become fairly common practice in the game industry. Games such as Final Fantasy X, God of War III, Dark Souls II, The Last of Us and many others have recently released HD versions. Some of these offered little to no extra game material, they were merely made to look better. And gamers were excited. They bought them. They played them. They asked for more, but many others asked what seemed like an obvious question. Why? Why are game studios just gussying up old games instead of making new ones? Have they run out of ideas? Is it just laziness? These are fair questions and ones that deserve exploration. (more…)
As we already discussed yesterday, our favorite Sith Lord Darth Vader will be returning for the upcoming Star Wars “anthology” film Rogue One battling against our new heroes who are trying to steal battle plans for the Death Star. Of course, it makes sense, during this time in the Original Trilogy, Vader was one of the most feared villains in the galaxy. Besides Emperor Palpatine, there wasn’t anyone who was even in his league until his son Luke came along. Putting him in the film makes complete sense as he would be the perfect antagonist. At the time, however, we did not know his full involvement. Is this going to be a cameo, are we going to only see him as a hologram?
Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to be a Frey at the Red Wedding? Well, now there is a texting service that can help you be a more terrible person than you already are. For just $0.99 you can anonymously send Game of Thrones spoiler filled text messages to the person of your choosing immediately after the end of the episode. (more…)
Director Paul Feig has pulled out all the stops when it comes to updating the iconic theme song of the Ghostbusters franchise. Fall Out Boy along with the talented Missy Elliot took on this update, which feels more like a tribute, using much of the original song and lyrics. Missy Elliot has proven she can make anything better (Remember the Superbowl Half Time show?), and she does it here. Give it a listen a couple of times before you run gather your pitchfork and torches. (more…)
Easily one of the busiest guys in Hollywood, Dwayne Johnson‘s name is being attached to yet another project. Still basking in a strong second place finish last weekend for his film Central Intelligence against Pixar heavyweight Finding Dory, it would not be unusual to see Johnson get further movie offers given his star-power. Here’s the rub: can this man fit anything else into his already jam-packed schedule? Not only is he averaging about three movies a year, he’s also got a series on HBO, not to mention the occasional wrestling appearance and a family to raise. Perhaps what Johnson needs is an alterego that comes out when the moon is full… (more…)