Hollywood’s retro-love is still in full swing, even if it takes some projects a little longer than others to complete the process from concept to completion. Long-time writer and director Chris Columbus is out on the press tour for his new movie, Pixels, that opens this week (look for my review at Noon EDT Wednesday here on the site), and he gave us media types a little more info on where the reboots of two major 1980s products – Goonies and Gremlins – stand.
Found filed under LET’S DO THIS, comes news of Double C tackling the 2 G’s! Can we be honest here? When you’re named after a famous explorer, life expects you to be super ambitious. That’s Chris Columbus‘ burden in life: to get awesome things done. What’s he doing awesome these days? Oh just working on two movies that absolutely need to get made: Gremlins and Goonies sequels. (more…)
Yesterday on HuffPost Live, Goonies alumni Sean Astin and Corey Feldman (or for our younger readers: Samwise Gamgee and that guy from The Surreal Life) finally weighed in on Richard Donner‘s bombshell announcement that after nearly 30 years, a sequel to the 80s-tastic preteen adventure comedy is in the works. Video after the jump: (more…)
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It’s been a long-ass time since the first Goonies flick hit the screens and there have been rumors flying around in recent years about the possibility of a sequel coming. Now it looks like the vague rumors may be solidifying into maybe-possible rumors. The director of the original, Richard Donner, has stepped up and said that a return to the Goonies is on its way. (more…)
Nerdy Bits: Ariel & Her Sisters, Freaky Na’vi Baby, Perfect ‘Community’/’TDKR’ Mashup, LEGO Shuttle Reaches Space and MOAR!
Every day the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything makes the cut.
Monday through Friday we’ll be bringing you our inbox leftovers, our forgotten bookmarks, the nerdy bits that simply slipped through the cracks. You can submit items to Nerdy Bits by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOVE: Lunnaya Nadejda and her friends pull off one amazing Little Mermaid cosplay with not only Ariel but all of her sisters. That’s a lot of tail, guys. Check out her cosplay gallery on Deviant Art for more of her costumes, like Sailor Moon and Supergirl. (io9)
Mass Effect 3 releases today, make sure you stock up. (Reddit)
Always wanted to be an obese child? Now you can without the risks of juvenile diabetes or getting a ‘chocolate’ swirly! The crazy cool hipsters (haha) at Urban Outfitters are offering this bad ass tshirt that says “DO THE TRUFFLE SHUFFLE” on the front and when you flip it up over your head Chunks adorable fatty face is printed on the inside. Also, not only is the shirt cool, if you know a particularly dumb whore with nice knockers you might be able to get her to flash you without being the wiser. Or, you could just tell her you want to love her like her step dad did. haha incest.
You can get this oh, so fine piece of nerdery for only 14.99 here.
For how much would you sell your soul? $10,000? A new car? A lifetime supply of Turtle Wax? Plenty of celebrities have wheeled and dealed on game shows, but do you remember these nerds doing so? Check out six episodes of game shows that feature some of our most iconic nerd folks. (more…)