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There's no doubt that yesterday's second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens really moved fans of the sci-fi saga, especially with that final shot featuring two of our favorite heroes. Social media was full of people overwhelmed with feelings and joy, and apparently so was Matthew McConaughey. A reaction video has surfaced showing McConaughey watching the teaser trailer for the first time, and it's pretty clear that he's a huge Star Wars fan. There's plenty of people who got emotional, but McConaughey's reaction is on another level. He even went so far as to watch the trailer from space. He's just that dedicated.
While lip syncing is all the rage, with much thanks to Jimmy Fallon's antics on "The Tonight Show," not to mention the new Spike TV series "Lip Sync Battle" which just churns out viral clips of celebrities each week, this isn't anything new. In fact, one of the more iconic lip syncing scenes in entertainment history comes from all the way back in 1986 from the John Hughes teenage romance classic Pretty in Pink. In that film. Jon Cryer plays the hopeless romantic best friend of Andie (Molly Ringwald), and in one entertaining scene, he enters the record store she works in and lip sync's Otis Redding's "Try A Little Tenderness." And now Cryer has returned to reenact that scene nearly 30 years later on "The Late Late Show." Watch below!
It only took 24 hours for Broken Lizard to round up the $2 million they needed from an Indiegogo campaign in order to make Super Troopers 2 a reality. In fact, the campaign is still going now and has rounded up over $3.3 million, and you can still contribute if you haven't already. And to keep the hype around their indie comedy sequel going, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske all got together to get some police training again to prepare for the film. After all, it's been 14 years since the gang suited up to deliver justice and speeding tickets, so they surely need it.
For many children of the 90s, The Dark Knight will always be Michael Keaton, because the actor was the first to portray a serious version of the DC Comics superhero on the big screen, and marked the first time a character from comics was taken seriously on the big screen. The film is certainly more campy than today's superhero films, but for my money, it still works. But a few years before Keaton was Batman, he worked with Tim Burton in the wild horror comedy Beetlejuice. These were two of my favorite films as a kid, and the writing staff at "Saturday Night Live" seems to have similar tastes, because some of the cast members begged Keaton to play Batman and Beetlejuice with them during the monologue last night. Watch below!
Right off the bat, we're just going to let you know that this is an April Fools Day prank. There isn't really a Back to the Future reboot, sequel or crossover in the works, but this was such a fun little video that we wanted to highlight it today while the rest of the internet is trying to fool everyone. IGN put together a cool crossover teaser trailer that brings Vin Diesel into the world of Back to the Future for a mash-up movie that is called, what else, Fast to the Future. Some clever editing and surprisingly decent visual effects take footage from the Fast & Furious franchise and brings the DeLorean time machine into play. Watch!
Last night, action superstar Dwayne Johnson returned to "Saturday Night Live" as host of the staple late night sketch series. Every time the wrestler turned actor comes back to Studio 8H, the episode is that much better. Johnson just throws himself into every sketch, has surprisingly great comedic timing, and just has a bunch of fun. Over the past few years, Johnson has become known for reinvigorating franchises, and last night "SNL" felt that thunder with one of the best episodes of the season so far. Coincidentally enough, in that episode, he also had an opening monologue about how he's "franchise viagra" and tossed out some ideas for how he can join other film series'. Oh, and he was also a badass Bambi out for revenge. Watch!
In the sports world, there are few teams that are hated more than the New York Yankees, even by people living in the Big Apple. But you can't deny that people just can take their eyes off those damn pinstripes. Anyway, even if you absolutely hate the Yankees, there's a good chance they'll be redeemed ever so slightly with this amusing video that some of the teammates put together to promote the arrival of the new baseball season. It features some of the players (don't ask me who, because that's not my bag), flawlessly reenacting a scene from The Sandlot when Smalls finally learns who Babe Ruth is after losing the autographed ball.
If you've been watching late night television over the past couple weeks, you've probably caught Will Ferrell hamming it up in order to promote the arrival of his new comedy Get Hard with Kevin Hart, which starts hitting theaters this evening. It's been a lot of fun, but nothing that we felt compelled to cover, that is until he decided to sing the iconic theme song to Star Trek with his angelic voice. Ferrell has been called the songbird of his generation and this clip from "The Late Late Show" with James Corden (fresh off his amazing viral stunt with Tom Hanks) proves it's absolutely true. Why does Kevin Hart tell him to stop?
For those who didn't know, British comedy star James Corden (who you may recognize from Into the Woods or Begin Again) took over "The Late Late Show" from Craig Ferguson and his first official show was last night. It's quite a big responsibility, especially when you're following David Letterman (at least until Stephen Colbert takes over "The Late Show"), but Corden had quite a fun inaugural episode with American treasure Tom Hanks stopping by. Corden and Hanks teamed up to recreate every Tom Hanks movie from his decades of acting in under seven minutes. From Big to Cast Away to Captain Phillips. Watch it!
"We're a video store in 2015…" This is amazing!! One of the best Jimmy Kimmel sketches I've ever seen. With SXSW ongoing down in Austin, even Jimmy Kimmel is down in Texas and they just premiered one of their first shows taped there last night. As part of the promotion, they reached out to local Austin business to find one that they could work with and make a brand new commercial for. Which one did they choose? Vulcan Video, one of the few remaining (kick ass) video rental stores based in Austin, Texas. If you're ever in Austin, you have to check them out. But in the meantime, this segment they made for them is absolutely hilarious. To top it off they brought in Matthew McConaughey (with gnarly beard) and he is just perfect.
After premiering at the South by Southwest Film Festival, the comedy Get Hard starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart is coming to theaters in just under two weeks. And to help promote the film, the two co-stars got together on Funny or Die to talk about how great it was to finally work together. Why hadn't they teamed up before? Well, their agents keep putting them up for the same roles, and now we get to see what films like Anchorman and Elf would have been like with Kevin Hart and what Ride Along would have been like with Will Ferrell. It's pretty amusing, and hopefully their first collaboration will be too. Watch!
Even though we're still a little under a couple months until The Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters, it's probably safe to say our heroes will defeat the title villain before the end of the film (though we wonder if we'll lose some team members in the process). However, the folks at "Saturday Night Live" are ahead of the curve by predicting flawless victory for our heroes in a new sketch from this past weekend's new episode with Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, as the host. And with the battle over, the God of Thunder is ready to party like a frat boy as he's interviewed live on the news, and he even seems a bit drunk already. Watch!
Ever since the first trailer for Neill Blomkamp's latest sci-fi flick Chappie debuted, there have been plenty of comparisons to RoboCop and Short Circuit. And now the trailer mash-up that we all expected has finally arrived. A clever editor has utilized footage from Short Circuit and edited it to the audio from one of the trailers for Chappie. The result shows that the films definitely share the same concept and basic story between Johnny Five and Chappie, and it's certainly amusing. Of course, I'm hoping Chappie is a little more thoughtful being a contemporary film about future robot technology and artificial intelligence. Watch now!
It's hard to believe, but next year marks the 20th anniversary of Happy Gilmore, one of Adam Sandler's best comedies, and one that has aged surprisingly well considering his recent comedies seem to be getting worse and worse. One of the more memorable scenes from the film involves Sandler's unorthodox hockey player turned golfer getting into a brawl with "The Price is Right" game show host Bob Barker during a celebrity gold tournament. Well, the Comedy Central charity event "A Night of Too Many Stars" brings the two together again. Don't let the hospital setting fool you, these two get into it yet again. Watch below!