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Every now and then something great comes out of "Jimmy Kimmel Live," especially when he rounds up a slew of celebrities for his faux movie trailers or picks on Matt Damon. Such is the case with a recent appearance from Jack Black on the show who revealed a sizzle reel for a new film that he and Tenacious D partner Kyle Gass have been really passionate about. If Teen Wolf Too with Jason Bateman wasn't the Teen Wolf sequel you were hoping for, then this superior sequel Adult Wolf should do the trick. After all, would a high school basketball star werewolf go on to fame? Or would he ride that wave to sadness? Watch!
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? It's here! It's time! The apocalypse has arrived, what do you do? In theaters now is the comedy This Is The End, directed by Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen and originally adapted from the short Jay & Seth vs. the Apocalypse. This time they upped the ante - five actors playing themselves get stuck inside James Franco's house in LA when the apocalypse hits. Franco is joined by Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel, along with Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson and Danny McBride. Is it the best comedy of the year? Once you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on This Is The End.
The end is now. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg make their directorial debut on the big screen as their apocalyptic comedy This is The End hits theaters everywhere today. And if there were any younger audiences who weren't already aware of the film, MTV helped out a little with the cross-promotion The Real World: This is The End Edition. Using the only staple the network has left (since music videos just went out the window a long time ago), a couple people from "The Real World: Portland" get into disagreements with the cast of This is The End including Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco and more.
It's almost time for audiences to witness Man of Steel on the big screen, the return of Superman that hopefully will finally give fans the cinematic version of The Big Blue Boy Scout they have always dreamed of since he first appeared in comic books. Early buzz has been pretty damn good for the film, and if that last trailer is any indicator, it will be an action-packed superhero romp to keep summer going strong. But it's still only Monday, so let's take it easy with a funny little parody video from the comedy masterminds at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv theaters in Los Angeles as they look at a young Clark Kent trying to understand his powers. Kids grow hair in weird places, but outrunning a speeding train is normal too, right?
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? The comedy duo from Wedding Crashers are back at it again - Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star in The Internship, directed by Shawn Levy (of Night at the Museum, Date Night, Real Steel). This time the two get an internship at Google, where they must compete with a group of young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment. But is it any good? Is it even as funny as Wedding Crashers, or not even close? Does the Google setting add or take away from the movie? How about the cast? If you've seen it, leave a comment with your thoughts on Shawn Levy's The Internship.
If you happen to be lucky enough to have Before Midnight playing in theaters near you this weekend, make sure you check it out. Obviously, you should watch Before Sunrise and Before Sunset before venturing to the theater so you get the full effect, but the third film in the indie franchise is the best movie of the year so far, and it will surely be on my year-end favorites list. Speaking of heading to the theater, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy took the time to craft one of the infamous PSA's for the Alamo Drafthouse for people to stop talking and texting in the movie theater. These two could read the dictionary together and it'd be great.
During Comic-Con in 2010, Will Ferrell went the extra mile to dress up like his character Megamind from the DreamWorks Animation film, and now his Anchorman: The Legend Continues co-star Steve Carell has done the same thing. Appearing on "The Ellen Show" with Ellen DeGeneres, Carell appeared in a full costume as Gru from Despicable Me and the forthcoming sequel. Just looking at Carell like this is hilarious because of the strange proportions of Gru as an animated character, but seeing him dance around the show and stay in character is just laugh-out-loud funny. Things like this need to happen more often.
Wedding Crashers stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are reteaming this summer for The Internship, which feels a bit like an unofficial sequel to the 2005 comedy. Shawn Levy is behind the camera this time for the story of two middle aged guys struggling to stay employed in a fast-moving, technology-based world. But before that script came along, Wilson and Vaughn were on the hunt for a project, and Ben Schwartz (Jean Ralphio from "Parks & Recreation") had a whole slew of good ideas for them including The Hobbit, and a buddy comedy with Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth. Watch it!
If you haven't seen any of the hilarious faux web talk show Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis, you're missing out on some great comedy with plenty of celebrity guests. The most recent episode feature James Franco getting asked some awkward and aggressive questions as usual, but then a special musical guest comes into play: The Lonely Island. The group that got their start on "Saturday Night Live," composed of Andy Samberg, MacGruber director and "Girls" star Jorma Taccone and Hot Rod and The Watch director Akiva Shaffer have a new album in June, and the music video for their new single Spring Break Anthem crashes the show, with Galifianakis and Franco in tow. It's hilarious, but has salty language.
We've already seen Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy on the big screen together as Spock in Star Trek, but now the two are back together again. This time the Audi car company has pitted the two men together in an amusing competition. After losing a game of chess, Quinto challenges Nimoy to a round of gold, and the two get in to their respective vehicles to see who gets there first. Quinto drives his fancy Audi S7, shot like it's the USS Enterprise, while Nimoy lags behind in his Mercedes (such an inferior vehicle!) singing The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins. There's plenty of great Star Trek references throughout. Watch below!
We've already seen a sweded version of the first trailer for Iron Man 3, hitting theaters tomorrow night, but now we have another awesome low budget tribute to Marvel's iron clad superhero. What seems to be a Thai boy band by the name of Fedfe has taken the second action-packed trailer for Iron Man 3, the one with all the new armors in action, and sweded it with some really crafty and cool ideas. Sure everyone looks silly with bodypaint, fake facial hair and terrible wigs, but that's the idea. And the way they shot some of the bigger action sequences is pretty entertaining, and even looks bad ass thanks to the real sound of the trailer.
As cinephiles, we love movie posters. Right now on my wall there are original double sided one sheets for The Dark Knight, Minority Report, Back to the Future Part II, Dick Tracy, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and many more not even in frames. For us, posters are used to show our love for certain films, but first and foremost they are used to promote films. But not everyone has access to posters, and in the West African nation of Ghana, traveling movie shows have paintings created by local artists, and some of them are hilariously terrifying recreations of the films, and some of them are mind-numbingly ridiculous. Look!
Over the weekend, the White House Correspondents' Dinner took place, and it's always a great spotlight for some satirical comedy. The event is an annual celebration for press who cover the White House and the President of the United States, and there's always some great show business highlights. This time Conan O'Brien served as the chief comedic entertainment, but Steven Spielberg also took the time to unveil his new presidential biopic to follow his Best Picture nominated Lincoln. This time Spielberg has set his sights on Barack Obama, and the transformation of the lead actor playing the president is stunning.
If you don't know why certain sects of the population will be celebrating on 4/20, we'll just let you use the power of Google to figure it out. But if you check out this new promo for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's directorial debut This is the End, you just might figure it out. Much like the initial teaser trailer, this promo features Rogen along with James Franco and they're joined by Jay Baruchel and Danny McBride in a bunker to survive the end of the world. There's a quick glimpse of another creature that helps bring about the apocalypse, but it's the laughs that really shine in a movie like this. Watch below!