Welcome bastards to another installment of NerdBastards’ weekly DVD Tuesday feature. We list what came out today and recommend if it’s either a BUY, RENT, or PASS.
We got a few releases for you to find out if it’s worth your time or something you can pass on. We even got a couple of releases for Old is New, with one being a 25th anniversary of a certain movie. After that, we got two animated show releases for the TV Show DVD and a certain documentary for the Hidden Gem (or Crap) of the Week, it just matters if you get turned on by the undead or not.
So what are you waiting for? Check what came out after the jump and see if there is something you want!
It’s been a while since I’ve seen any sort of PSA, then again, it’s been a while since I’ve watched anything on PBS (go a head and boo me). The awesome folks over at CollegeHumor just released this hilarious PSA about cartoon bears and how we should be careful when around them since a bear is a bear. You don’t believe me? Then check the video out as even the cutest, non-harmful looking bear can still be deadly.
I was skeptical about a movie being made about the classic cartoon character of Yogi Bear.
But, when I heard that Dan Akroyd was cast as the voice of Yogi, I nodded and I said to myself that “it could work.” When Justin Timerblake was cast as the voice of Boo-Boo, I got concerned.
And now that I have seen the teaser trailer, I am convinced by inner child just died a little out of sheer embarrassment.
The CGI/live action mix looks fake (while it is supposed to seamlessly blend, like Lord of the Rings), it is in 3D (which is already becoming a boring fad), and the acting of the characters seems as wooden as the trees in Jellystone Park. Even Anna Faris, who is a brilliant comedic actress, appears to regret the job.
The best part of the teaser? I am surprised to admit that Timberlake actually pulls off an impressive Boo-Boo! Meanwhile, Akroyd does is best Yogi impression, but it does not seem natural. It sounds like an impression, which for a main character in a movie, is not the best idea.
Lastly, the release date of December 17th makes me extremely happy fellow nerds, as it will be “derezzed” by the other big film coming out that week – Tron: Legacy.
Based on this teaser trailer, which one will you line up for?