Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Welllllllllllllllll, today they finally got what the fuck is coming to them, almost.
A grieving father won a nearly $11 million verdict Wednesday against a fundamentalist Kansas church that pickets military funerals in the belief that the war in Iraq is a punishment for the nation's tolerance of homosexuality.
A member of Westboro Baptist Church protests outside a veteran's hospital in Maywood, Illinois, in April 2006.
Albert Snyder of York, Pennsylvania, sued the Westboro Baptist Church for unspecified damages after members demonstrated at the March 2006 funeral of his son, Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder, who was killed in Iraq.
The jury first awarded $2.9 million in compensatory damages. It returned later in the afternoon with its decision to award $6 million in punitive damages for invasion of privacy and $2 million for causing emotional distress.
U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett noted the size of the award for compensating damages "far exceeds the net worth of the defendants," according to financial statements filed with the court.
Church members routinely picket funerals of military personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, carrying signs such as "Thank God for dead soldiers" and "God hates fags."
A number of states have passed laws regarding funeral protests, and Congress has passed a law prohibiting such protests at federal cemeteries.
But the Maryland lawsuit is believed to be the first filed by the family of a fallen serviceman.
The church and three of its leaders -- the Rev. Fred Phelps and his two daughters, Shirley Phelps-Roper and Rebecca Phelps-Davis, 46 -- were found liable for invasion of privacy and intent to inflict emotional distress.
Snyder claimed the protests intruded upon what should have been a private ceremony and sullied his memory of the event.
The church members testified they are following their religious beliefs by spreading the message that the deaths of soldiers are due to the nation's tolerance of homosexuality.
Their attorneys argued in closing statements Tuesday that the burial was a public event and that even abhorrent points of view are protected by the First Amendment, which guarantees freedom of speech and religion.
The judge said the church's financial statements, sealed earlier, could be released to the plaintiffs.
Earlier, church members staged a demonstration outside the federal courthouse.
Church founder Fred Phelps held a sign reading "God is your enemy," while Shirley Phelps-Roper stood on an American flag and carried a sign that read "God hates fag enablers."
Members of the group sang "God Hates America" to the tune of "God Bless America."
Snyder sobbed when he heard the verdict, while members of the church greeted the news with tightlipped smiles.
To see more of the evil propaganda these people spout, check out their site: http://www.godhatesfags.com/!
It amazes me that these people haven't been blown off the face of the earth yet...
Source credit: CNN.
Either way, Happy Halloween. have fun trick or treating, watch our for razor blades in your apples like that one kid got in Halloween II. Here is a little treat for you kiddies! Back when SNL used to be funny, there was a great Halloween skit that I now share with you all.
And now for the trick... go kids, put on your Silver Shamrock masks, and watch the magic pumpkin! Waaaatch!
Wanted is based on a graphic novel (a long pretty comic book for those ungeeks) written by Mark Millar. I've heard of the comics, but never really gave them a read. But have heard good things from those that have. From the looks of the trailer, I can dig it. Angelina is hot, Morgan Freeman always rules. And Mr. Tummus is bad ass. So I am there. Oh and also who I would imagine playing the villain, I hope, is one Terrence Stamp! Oh, for the ungeeks.... Terrence Stamp played General Zod in Superman 2. (The best Superman in my view)
Wanted is about a 25-year-old account manager Wes (James McAvoy) was the most pathetic, cube-dwelling hypochondriac the planet had ever known. His boss chewed him out hourly, his girlfriend cheated on him daily and his life plodded on interminably. Everyone was certain this weakling would never amount to anything. There was little else for Wes to do but wile away the days and die a slow, clock-punching death. After the murder of a father he never knew, Wes discovers powers beyond his dreams. He becomes the latest recruit in the Fraternity--a secret society of assassins--and develops lightning-quick reflexes with superhuman agility. Wes soon learns his league of henchmen has but one mission: carry out the death orders of the mythological Fates, weavers of every man's lifeline. With wickedly brilliant tutors, he morphs into a killing machine and starts erasing one bad guy after another. But as Wes grows into the mantle passed down by his father...he discovers his clan members are not exactly the enforcers of justice they claim to be. Just as he gets everything he ever Wanted, Wesley Gibson will learn that with the ability to deliver death comes an even more difficult power...controlling your own life.
Check out the trailer in sweet, lovely and non shitty youtube quality QUICKTIME and HD right here.
Wanted opens March 28th 2008, but you can check out Angelina Jolie's Nude pics and clips at MrSkin.com now!
Good news on the 007 front with things moving forward fast. Today it was confirmed that Paul Haggis has just handed in his final draft of the "Bond 22" screenplay ahead of the upcoming writer's strike.
Meanwhile MGM chairman and CEO Harry Sloan confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that the studio has signed Daniel Craig to do four more "James Bond" movies after 'Royale'.
This would bring his total to five - just behind Roger Moore (7) and Sean Connery (6), but ahead of Pierce Brosnan (4), Timothy Dalton (2) and George Lazenby (1).
Theme song singers for "Bond 22" are already being talked about with the likes of "X-Factor" winner Leona Lewis and HIM frontman Ville Valo dubiously suggested by the British tabloids this week.
Finally Italy is looking to be a the site of much filming according to MI6 which says that Grand Hotel Gardone and Locanda Punta San Vigilio Hotel on the edge of Lake Garda are to be scouted shortly. The Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps, and Matera in the Basilicata region are apparently set for shoots.
Courtesy: Dark Horizons
Tuesday, October 30, 2007
"I can't give anything away right now, but it's called The Untitled Danielle Harris Project, and it's a feature film. I'm going to pull all of my friends into it that are in the genre as well as quite well known outside the genre that are just really amazing actors and friends of mine that I've always wanted to work with. I'm just going to make it happen myself. I think a great tagline would be "What does it take to make it in Halloween?" And it is a slasher film. Everyone will then know exactly how I feel about the entertainment industry and about actors and actresses that are about my age, as soon as the movie is done. I've got a lot of actors that are going to be playing themselves and doing cameos and I think it will be really, really fun."
Check out the full interview, including topics such as never meeting Jamie Lee Curtis, why she wasn't in Halloween 6, but still got paid, and news on her other upcoming projects visit: Danielle Harris IGN Interview
And even MORE Danielle Harris at MrSkin.com!
Alright we have all seen the Save_Us promos for the past month right?!
Ok well check this out.
In all the coding, and stuff like that. If you look around. You will see the letter E pop up in some of the words and stuff. Like the letter E in the word Save!
And you will also see the letter C pop up in a word or too as well! And you know what else, C is in the name... Jericho!
And in other words there is the letter W! And Jericho is a Wrestler!
Put them together and its ECW!!!
That means when Jericho makes his comeback which will be tonight, because ECW is live from Long Island, New York! And Jericho has no signings for tonight for his book tour meaning he can be anywhere in the world which means he can easily fly from there to get to the ECW show!
It all adds up!!
We hear a low buzzing
Shot of a mass of big jeeps crossing the desert
Fade to black
JIM BROADBENT: There are many secrets in this world...
Shot of a wooden box being loaded onto a loader
fade to black
JIM BROADBENT: ..that man was not meant to discover!
Shot of the Ark being lifted out of its confinds as military scientists watch in awe.
fade to black
A shot of the lid being lifted off the ark
cut to black
Cut to Indy and Jim in a university hallway
JIM BROADBENT: There are others who seek the power of the ark now!
cut to black
Shot of Indy leaving the university, looks like he's being watched
Shot a woman in a white dress stepping from a vehicle
CATE: Your services are required Dr Jones
Shot of Cate talking to Indy, she opens a box revealing a Crystal skull
INDIANA: Im sorry i Cant help you!!
Shot of Marion tied up in the back of a vehicle kicking and screaming. The door opens and Indy reacts.
CATE: Your reward...is her life!
Shot of a ship crossing the ocean
Massive shot of Indy and Ray winstone in a temple
Shot of Shia fighting next to rotating blades
Shot of a huge Mayan city
Shot of Indy racing through catacombs
Shot of Cate slapping Marion, Marion slaps her back.
Shot of Cate by the crystal skull alter, a fleet of soldier behind her, we can just see the ark,
she places a crystal skull down!
Shot of Jim Broadbent looking very worried.
Shot of A Mayan temple exploding with the power of the Ark
Shot of Indy and Shia swinging across A huge ravine walls collapsing around them. Shia slips at the edge. Indy grabs his Hand.
TITLES: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL
Shot of Marion punching Indy
INDY: I should have seen that coming!
The site reports that the film will exist in the same universe as the forthcoming "Justice League" project.
Dobkin revealed to the site that his version will deal with the Wally West storyline of The Flash, which tells of a superhero who can run at the speed of lightning.Also,
The Hollywood Reporter prints today that "Everwood" creator Greg Berlanti has been tapped to co-write and direct a live-action adaptation of DC Comics' superhero "Green Lantern" for Warner Bros. Marc Guggenheim and Michael Green are co-writing the screenplay, with Donald De Line set to produce.
"Green Lantern" was created in 1940. The modern story will focus on "Hal Jordan, a test pilot who finds a downed alien spacecraft. A dying alien passes his ring to Jordan, introducing the man to a wider world that includes an interstellar police force known as the Green Lantern Corps and its overseers, the Guardians of the Universe, who live on the planet Oa. "
Like most superheroes, Green Lantern has a weakness and that is the color yellow.
With Hollywood writers poised to log off their laptops as soon as Thursday, TV networks were bracing for the need to fill the airwaves with reality shows, game shows and even reruns if a threatened strike devours their script inventory.
Viewers could start seeing an onslaught of unscripted entertainment by early next year, when popular series such as Desperate Housewives and Heroes run out of new episodes.
Members of the Writers Guild of America and the group representing film and TV producers were set to meet Tuesday with a federal mediator after scant progress in contentious talks that have dragged on since July.
With the current contract set to expire at midnight Wednesday, negotiators remain far apart on the central issue of raising payment for profits on DVDs and shows offered digitally on the Internet, cellphones and other devices.
More than 5,000 members of the Writers Guild of America recently voted, with 90% authorizing negotiators to call the first strike since 1988 if necessary.
If writers walk out, the effect wouldn't be felt immediately. Networks have enough episodes of shows such as Ugly Betty and CSI written and in production to last at least through the end of the year and possibly into next February, industry executives and analysts said.
But after that, schedules will run into trouble.
Producers already have tried to hurry shooting in preparation for a strike but not always successfully.
The CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother was asked by 20th Century Fox Television to shoot an extra episode during a planned production break last week.
Source credits: USA Today, A.P. News
Monday, October 29, 2007
BUT! Announced today by the head of NBC, Jeff, Zucker, told the New Yorker that Jay Leno is leaving, and Conan is in for 2009! Thank God!
The main reason being is that if the deal was broken, NBC would have to fork over over 40 million dollars to Conan O'Brien. This is the best news ever because Jay Leno is pretty much the farthest from being funny that a person can actually get. And Conan is just on too late for my sleeping schedule. Now all females in their 50s and over will have to either deal with Conan or find some new late night show to watch, since those are the only people that actually find Leno funny. HA HA!
As for who is replacing Conan, well there is a short list but the man at the top is one Jimmy Fallon... but does that really matter? No.
Read more about the story right here.
Saturday night was a very odd night and it was like fate led me to Guitar Hero III. Let my story begin...
My night started off with me searching everywhere for my Halloween costume to hit up a Halloween party. But after 5 stores, no luck. In case you are wondering, my costume was to be Walter from The Big Lebowski. Anyways I say fuck it and grab this haggard cowboy costume and am all set to go but, I get home only to find out said party has been canceled?! Fuck. So I say F this and grab some beers and start playing some PS3. My roommate gets home, our friend comes over, we are bored as shit and to top it off, its midnight, and we are already out of beer. So after already having a few drinks, we say fuck it we need beer and head to the store. We get there and find out, the grocery store is already closed! Fucking shit so we head to another grocery store and this one is closed too! So I say fuck this, lets hit the bar! We go to the bar, and it is jammed packed for a Halloween party and I say fuck this! Lets just go to the damn 7-11! Theyre open, get beer, success. So we make our way through the parking lot and see that the damn Game Stop is still open! And I wonder, what in the blue hell is the Game Stop doing open at Midnight:30?? Then I see a kid walk out holding Guitar Hero III and realize, oh shit! Midnight sale for the release of Guitar Hero!!!!! Boom! We go inside and see that they only have PS3 versions left for reserved people. We are a bit sad but say fuck it and settle on the Wii version till the dude says "Oh wait, we got one for PS3!" Boo yaa!!! Fate, was on our side that night. Except for in our drunken excitement my roommate takes off in his focus and romps over a curb tearing the shit out of his car LOL @ HIM. Anyways.... as for my review and thoughts?
I had never played any of the previous versions. I have just very very limited basics as to how to play a real guitar so was kinda iffy on this. But I did play a bit of Guitar Hero 2 at a Wal Mart and thought it could be fun. Well we get home around Midnight:45ish, set the game up, and start playing career mode. And continued to play, until I saw the sun coming up, and realized it was just past 6 in the morning, and we had beaten career on easy. Wow. I have not had this much fun or been this challenged by a game in a long time. On top of that it turned me onto new bands and new music. And I will just say, Slayer - Raining Blood is insanity on this damn game and I am scared to death to even attempt this song on Medium. Hey fuck you I'm new to this game.
The song list is awesome, the graphics kick ass, and the boss battles rule. As for who to expect? First up you gotta battle Mr. Tom Morello. The man from a band known as Rage Against The Machine. After that, you go up against Slash himself. But the big bad at the end of the damn game is who else... The Devil, and of course, what song do you have to battle him in? The Devil Went Down To Georgia.
All in all, if you love music, rock n roll, and guitars, you will obviously dig this damn game. And for those weiners that need some cheat codes. Well here ya go! Oh and these codes are for the PS3 version. For codes to other systems, head to gamewinners.com
Enter one of the following codes at the "Cheats" menu in the options to activate the corresponding cheat function. Note: Each note or chord must be strummed. Repeat a code to disable its effect.
All songs in Quick Play mode
Press Yellow + Orange, Red + Blue, Red + Orange, Green + Blue, Red + Yellow, Yellow + Orange, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, [Green + Yellow] two times, [Yellow + Blue] two times, [Yellow + Orange] two times, Yellow + Blue, Yellow, Red, Red + Yellow, Red, Yellow, Orange.
Press Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Orange, Yellow. This code makes the charts faster.
Press [Green + Red] three times, [Red + Yellow] two times, [Red + Blue] two times, Yellow + Blue, Yellow + Orange, Yellow + Orange, [Green + Red] three times, [Red + Yellow] two times, [Red + Blue] two times, Yellow + Blue, [Yellow + Orange] two times.
Press Red + Yellow, Red + Blue, Red + Orange, Red + Blue, Red + Yellow, Green + Blue, Red + Yellow, Red + Blue.
No fail mode
Press Red + Orange, Blue + Yellow, Orange + Green, [Yellow + Red] three times, Yellow, Red, Blue, Orange, Green, Green + Red, Blue, Green, Orange, [Red + Blue] two times.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
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Friday, October 26, 2007
Director: David Slade (Hard Candy)
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Ben Foster
I went in to this film with an open mind, excited over the reviews that compared it to SAW and Hostel. Supposedly, it's the vampire movie equivalent to them. Unfortunately, while 2 or 3 scenes may live to par with that ideal, the rest of the movie is far from exacting as much fear from the audience as they do. The dialouge is okay, but nothing great. The plot outline is narrow and vague, never truly explaining where the Vampires come from, and/or how they made it to the town of Barrow. None of the Vampires are even THAT creepy. The leader of the pack, played to perfection by sinister character actor Danny Huston, is the only one that emotes any emotion or semblance of a personality. True, it's not your grandmother's Vampire movie. You won't see any pretty boys with lace and frill, nor will you see any immortal rockers or Gothic warlords. I'm convinced they're all from Russia or something, and for whatever reason they speak in some click language. It does get gruesome, and it's damn sure bloody, but like I mentioned before, there's only a few scenes that could be comparable to SAW, and there's really only ONE of them in my mind that's just like SAW or Hostel. The acting is pretty lousy, and Josh Hartnett proves to me once again that he is not convincing as a leading man. He's like the Kevin Costner of this generation. Totally one dimensional. Melissa George is horrible at covering up her British accent, and maybe once actually appears frightened. Ben Foster, who's at his best in this sort of role (see him in Hostage) steals the first half of the movie in my opinion. Overall, it might have been scarier if the lights in the theatre actually went all the way out. I just don't think it was as scary as the commercials promote it to be. Gory? Yes. Scary? No. See it if you're a fan of the genre, but really save yourself the 9 bucks and add it to your Queue.
The Plot: The Long Halloween is heavily influenced by film noir and films such as The Godfather. The series continues the story of Carmine Falcone introduced in Frank Miller's Batman: Year One / Batman Begins. Set early in Batman's career a few months after the events of Year One, the story revolves around the gradual transition of Batman's rogues' gallery from simple mob goons to full-fledged supervillains. It is also the origin of Two-Face, adding along to the story in Batman: Annual 14. It follows the events in a few months following Year One and examines an entire year of Batman's career as a crime fighter, so it could be considered a "Year One"/"Year Two", in some form. This story has been accepted into continuity after Zero Hour erased the events of Batman: Year Two from the canon. The plot follows Batman's struggle to find a mysterious killer, while Harvey Dent's and Jim Gordon's marriages are strained during the process. As the story unfolds, Carmine Falcone hires "freaks" (Poison Ivy, the Riddler, the Scarecrow, and the Mad Hatter) in an attempt to stop the Batman and restore power back to the family, only to discover that the freaks are more powerful than he expected.
The Story/Spoilers: As Batman, Captain Jim Gordon, and District Attorney Harvey Dent collaborate to legally bring down Carmine Falcone, a series of mob-related murders begins. The mystery villain (eventually nicknamed Holiday) is killing mafia members affiliated with Falcone on holidays, leaving behind related tokens as a calling card, as well as the murder weapon: a .22 caliber pistol with a baby bottle nipple for a silencer.
Valid clues are few and far between, as the killings appear to be the work of a professional. Batman and Gordon turn to another holiday-themed criminal, the incarcerated Calendar Man, for insight. The evidence and rumors eventually pile up against Harvey Dent himself, who faces mounting stress at home with his troubled wife Gilda, and in his professional life. Gilda just wants to settle down and have a child with him, but Harvey is determined to solve the mystery of the Holiday Killer before taking a rest. At the same time, Bruce Wayne attempts to have a relationship with Selina Kyle, whom he does not yet realize is also the anti-hero/thief Catwoman. His own dual identity, which he finds hard to balance between the two, is a major obstacle to any kind of romantic happiness with her.
Carmine Falcone, aware that his empire is no longer as untouchable as it once was, begins employing supervillains (referred to by nearly every other character as 'freaks') in his war against Batman. Poison Ivy is hired at one point to sway Bruce Wayne into green-lighting Falcone's attempt to launder money through the First Bank of Gotham; a move that Wayne was firmly against. The Riddler is asked to find the identity of Holiday, and Falcone also hires Scarecrow and the Mad Hatter to rob the City Depository.
As the Holiday killings continue; outrage grows on the parts of our heroes, the mafia, even the Joker who resents sharing the limelight. Falcone is devastated when his own son, the estranged Harvard-educated Alberto, is murdered on New Year's Eve and his body is lost in Gotham River. Harvey faces suspicion from all sides as the lead suspect in the Holiday murders. He continues mounting an offense on the Roman. Sal Maroni, a major competitor of Falcone's criminal empire, agrees to testify against Falcone in exchange for leniency. Vernon Field, Dent's bookish, nerdy assistant, is bribed by Maroni's men and agrees to deliver something to Maroni in court. Maroni's day in court arrives (on Falcone's birthday), and he splashes Vernon's acid in Dent's face. Dent's face is ruined, and his mind cracks in two. Later that night, Dent escapes from the hospital into the sewers, where he befriends Solomon Grundy.
While in police custody, Maroni is murdered by Alberto Falcone, as he is transported to another holding cell. Alberto reveals himself to be Holiday; he faked his own death and had been working on his father's behalf ever since. Batman is already present, disguised as a SWAT officer, and beats Alberto within an inch of his life before Gordon arrests the Holiday killer. In custody, Alberto reveals his motives for the murders; his birthday was Valentine's Day, and his father was always too busy to spend time with him. The Holiday murders were Alberto's way of 'making time' for his father and to gain acceptance into the family. Before the end of the series, Alberto is sentenced to the gas chamber. Unused pages seen in the TPB of The Long Halloween show Alberto in Arkham asylum, having been deemed insane by the courts, but these pages weren't used due to space constraints. They were instead shown in the follow-up sequel: Batman: Dark Victory
In the Halloween climax, Falcone is accosted in his home by the entire Rogues Gallery of villains, including the Joker, Catwoman, Solomon Grundy, Poison Ivy, the Mad Hatter, Scarecrow, and the Penguin (making his first and only appearance in The Long Halloween). The group is led by none other than Two-Face, formerly Harvey Dent. Batman arrives on the scene and dispatches all but Catwoman and Two-Face. Harvey murders Falcone, Holiday-style, in front of his mobster daughter Sofia Falcone Gigante. She is enraged and attempts to attack, but gets tangled up with Catwoman and ends up throwing Catwoman and herself out a window. Catwoman survives unscratched, but Sofia is not so lucky (she returns in Batman: Dark Victory and figures prominently).
Two-Face surrenders, having done what he intended to do (he killed Vernon in revenge earlier that same night). Before being sent to Arkham, he cryptically tells Gordon and Batman that there were two Holiday Killers. They infer that he meant himself, having killed Falcone on Halloween. Batman and Gordon accept that their friendship has changed, but they still have work to do. In the coda, Gilda Dent is planning to leave Gotham City forever. In the final revelation of the series, she explains to an unpresent Harvey that she was the first Holiday Killer. She also explains her reasons for becoming the Holiday Killer - she wanted to free Gotham City of its criminal menaces, so that her dedicated husband could spend more time with his family. She also theorizes that Harvey himself took the same path for similar reasons. She used his files as District Attorney to learn what she needed to know, and was unaccounted for at the time of the murders. When Alberto faked his own death on New Year's Eve, she simply let him take over and had nothing further to do with it. She disposes of the incriminating trenchcoat, fedora, and last .22 pistol by throwing them into the furnace.
Closing Thoughts: Obviously they're not having all these villains in The Dark Knight, my guess is just The Joker, Scarecrow, and Harley Quinn will be involved. Unless they kept things seriously under wraps. Either way, this movie is going to kick major fuckin ass.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
"I'm really sorry I didn't listen to my intuition. From now on, I'm going to trust my gut more. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can do is say no."
Um, OK....so you showed your ass and boobs gladly, then suddenly realized you didn't like it? MAYBE should've thought THAT one out before hand, ya think? So obviously, Portmans nakedness in Hotel Chevalier will be the one and only time we will see the goods from Portman. Well, well, FINE! Don't expect us to take this kindly! Decisions like this are bound to drop celebs with that kind of attitude from our list of hot women. Don't want to get naked? Fine, but don't tease us with a little, then go back to being all proper and anti-nudity, who's a fan of that? No one that'd be reading our site! Oh the disappointment!
At least we'll always have Natalie Portman's Nude pics and clips at MrSkin.com!
**Update: View the Unreleased Kim Kardashian Playboy Nude Pics!
I'm pretty excited for the season to start, but of course it's bittersweet since it's the last season.
Creator Bill Lawrence will resolve the will-they-or-won't-they of docs J.D. (Zach Braff) and Elliot (Sarah Chalke). But that's only one of many relationships that will get substantial attention in the hospital comedy's seventh and final season, which premieres tonight (NBC, 9:30 ET/PT).
"We're going to resolve those things during the year rather than build up to some overwrought, emotional finale. This is a comedy. All people want is a chance to say goodbye and that we tie up loose ends," Lawrence says, then jokes: "Then we're going to cut to black really quick and play a Journey song."
Lawrence says the main goal is to satisfy "the loyal cult audience," one that has helped the Emmy-nominated series score a long run, despite so-so ratings.
"This fan base has kept the show alive single-handedly by consuming the DVDs and websites and following us from time slot to time slot," he says. "If you try to satisfy them, they feel very proprietary about the show. If you're not a big juggernaut hit, it's the way to stay alive."
Knowing this is the final season, Lawrence and his writers get to plan the show's conclusion, a luxury that wasn't available last season because it wasn't clear when the show would end. That's one reason last season ended with cliffhanging stories, such as J.D.'s impending fatherhood and Elliot's upcoming wedding, both of which will be addressed this season.
Questions surrounding many other relationships will be answered as well, such as: Will physician buddies J.D. and Turk (Donald Faison), who is married to nurse Carla (Judy Reyes), remain as close as they have been in the face of adulthood? Will J.D. finally get validation from the sharp-tongued Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley)?
Braff, whose perpetual man-child character will do some growing up this season, especially enjoys the intimacy of the J.D.-Turk friendship. "It's funny and original. I think Bill has pushed the envelope in how gay two characters can be without actually being gay," he says of a duo that sang Guy Love in last season's musical episode.
In addition, the janitor (Neil Flynn) will finally get a name and a girlfriend, because that's what Flynn asked for if the show returned for a seventh season. Secondary characters will get attention, including jittery lawyer Ted (Sam Lloyd), self-loving surgeon Todd (Robert Maschio) and Dr. Cox's wife, Jordan (Christa Miller, who is married to Lawrence).
Some guest stars will return, including Tom Cavanagh and Elizabeth Banks. Lawrence and Braff wish they could bring back others, such as Brendan Fraser, but the writers killed off some characters.
In place of a musical, this season's extravaganza, directed by Braff, will pay homage to The Princess Bride, centering on a bedtime story Dr. Cox tells his daughter. That means wild costumes for cast members who will play such characters as the village idiot (Braff), a giant (Flynn), a princess (Chalke) and a knight (McGinley).
Such signature fantasy scenes have been part of Scrubs' odd balancing act, a comedy that can be extremely broad while also touching on serious emotional elements. When the show has gotten too goofy, that connection has broken, Lawrence says.I'm glad to hear they're not doing another musical episode. I never got what all the hub-lub was about that. I thought it was one of the worst eps of last season. I'm looking forward to the episode where Aloma Wright returns. As you may remember, her character Nurse Laverne Roberts died last year. Rumor has it, that this season she returns to the hospital as a new nurse, with a new name, and JD is the only one who even remotely notices how much she looks like Laverne. That right there is funny in itself. Scrubs returns tonight on NBC, at 9:30pm.
EW (http://hollywoodinsider.ew.com) has learned that "Pirates of the Caribbean" screenwriters Terry Rossio and Ted Elliot are reuniting with Jerry Bruckheimer for a new film based on "The Lone Ranger."
"The Lone Ranger" was originally a radio show in the 1930s and then was turned into a live-action television show in the 1950s. The series told of a Texas Ranger in the Old West with a Native American sidekick, Tonto.
I'm interested to see where they can take this. I would expect a POTC feel to it, but obviously set in the old west. Hopefully it will better than the damn Zorro movies... cuz those sucked.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Click here for the official trailer to Rec. The movie follows a TV reporter and her cameraman as they follow a group of local fire fighters. Receiving a call from an old lady trapped in her house, they reach her building to hear horrifying screams - which begin a long nightmare and a uniquely dramatic TV report. Its very Blair Witch like but to me, seems more action packed full of horror and scares than Blair Witch, which for me is bad news. Since Blair Witch scared the living shit outta me. Fuck you, Ill admit it. Of course when I first saw Blair Witch, it was opening night when it was in limited release, and I believed the hype the movie had with the whole, THIS IS REAL thing. I thought those damn kids were really dying and shit. Ugh. Now I can at least watch Blair Witch just fine.... up till the end in that house, fuck that shit.
Sony's Screen Gems is remaking the film under the title Quarantine. Shooting begins soon in Los Angeles.
As for a review itself from the film festivals this movie has shown it, this person had the following to say.
This movie played after Atonement in a double bill at the Venice Film Festival. Within fifteen minutes the previously full cinema was half empty with people filing out of the auditorium in panicked droves. Those who stayed were treated to the proverbial roller-coaster ride and walked out of the Sala Biennale having shared a deeply traumatic yet brilliant experience. REC had me literally screaming with terror and enjoyment.
A bubbly, ambitious TV journalist reports on the seemingly dull sedentary life of an urban fire station and a call to help a strange old lady locked in her apartment hardly seems worthy covering. The chaos, mayhem and trauma that erupts when the old lady plunges her teeth into the neck of the previously sympathetic fireman is simply sensational.
This is not a casual Zombie movie but the usual rules of contamination apply. The live news report style in which it is filmed invoke a jarring sense of participation which make Blair Witch feel cute, dated and comparatively boring.
The release date is November 23rd. Whether that is for US or not remains to be seen.
Yep, good enough for me. Repo: The Genetic Opera opens April 25th... maybe.
Click on Will Smith all by his lonesome in the big city to view the trailer.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
What the fuck is wrong with these people? Fucking FOX news. BOYCOTT THIS CHANNEL.
THIS IS NOT NEWS.
THIS IS EXPLOITATION OF A DECEASED WOMAN.
Geraldo needs to fucking kill himself for becoming an even worse journalist than I ever thought he could possibly become. Why, all these months later, is this channel still feeding off the death of Anna Nicole?
Monday, October 22, 2007
Alfred Hitchcock Presents, a drama about the making of Hitchcock's Psycho, and particularly the hurdles and roadblocks that the great British director went through in order to bring it come to fruition. Hitchcock was discouraged left and right from making it. The script was seen as way too dark and perverse (especially with the lead female star getting killed off after 45 minutes), and no one wanted to see a movie based more or less on the macabre exploits of serial killerEd Gein.
Helen Mirren is rumored to play Alma Reville, Hitchcocks wife.
What the fuck is Deron's problem?
asked by Caz on 10/21/2007
i didnt quit CKY. after the san diego show i started getting really depressed and couldnt eat or sleep, so of course i started drinking more and more moderately. then in St. louis i walked to the back of the bus where chad, jess, hanna, matt cole, and our sound guy jeremy were stitting in the back with the door closed. before i walked in, i listened to them one by one trash me for about 10 minutes shit talking some extremely personal painful things that were mostly untrue and stupid...the most painless and laughable one being how i spend all day on the computer refreshing the World Under Blood page to get hits~! bottomline...EXTREME JEALOUSY...it was chad's idea to do side projects, and when his didnt pan out he changed his mind. well too late...WUB started taking off and jess started doing other projects that no one cared about too so when i opened the door to tell them that i heard everything they said, a fight broke out, i slapped jess' hat off of his head and the 2 of them jumped me after i put on my backpack to leave the bus. there must have been a 3rd because i felt at least 5 limbs. chad is obsessed with world under blood. he cant handle that i have 2 things going on at once and he doesnt. i didnt complain when he was selling his emo and R+B shirts at cky shows. he has wanted to beat me up for years and he finally got his chance with jess giving a helping hand. i left the tour to detox and am thinking of returning if i can get and return some apologies because lets face it, cky going on would both be laughable and illegal...so thats what happened. all i wanted to do was finish this fucking record...but greed took over and shows started getting booked and everything was fine until i started getting a little antsy and depressed. then to overhear your "friends" and people you pay talking shit about you, it was enough at that point after a month on that bus to stand up for myself. maybe not go nuts, but say or do domething. I NEVER SAID I WAS LEAVING CKY TO PURSUE MY OTHER BAND...thats so fucking stupid. just chad, once again, not being able to get world under blood off of his mind.
answered by Deron on 10/21/2007
That Q & A has since been taken off the bands website but an earlier Q & A is still up which is answered by Chad.
fuck you chad!!!!! you are too old to be jumping off shit on stage. see what happens when you try shit like that? u get fucked up and have to cancel shows you mother fucker. fuck you!!!!
asked by the biscuit on 10/21/2007
fact of the matter is, yes, i broke my foot at the gig at pops in st. louis and now cant stand on it.. so fuck you! what's really going on is, deron miller has quit CKY to pursue his own band. jess and i are continuing on with CKY. your well wishes would be far more encouraging at this point. ~
answered by Chad I Ginsburg (CIG) on 10/21/2007
Of course, when things or confirmed, or more develops, I will be all over this.
News out of this past weekend's International Horror & Sci Fi Film Festival at the Harkins Centerpoint Theate in Tempe - Linda Blair, there to introduce THE EXORICST, hinted that a remake of the film is in the works.... and judging by the look on her face, she's not happy about it!
Well NO FUCKING SHIT shes not happy about it. Go and find me ONE person on this planet that would say "Yeah remaking the scariest greatest best horror film of all time is a great idea!" Jesus fucking christ. And you know what, I do not blame studios. I blame YOU! Why? Because people bitch and moan about movies being remade, then what do they do? Flood the theaters and make the remakes hits only making more and more come out! Do what I do, bitch about them, and either A. Dont even bother watching or B. Wait for DVD or cable.
Rumors are swirling that H.I.M are set to do the theme song for the next James Bond film.
The composers David Arnold and Don Black were allegedly impressed by the band's track "Wings Of A Butterfly."
The duo allegedly got chatting to the frontman Ville Valo at the BMI Awards.
A source told The Daily Star: "David Arnold and Don Black were in deep conversation with Ville on the night. They love the song that won him an award. They think he has just the right ear to write a classic Bond hit with them."
Dave Andron penned the pilot script and will serve as supervising producer on "Rider." Liman and Dave Bartis are executive producing for Universal Media Studios and Dutch Oven Prods. Shill most recently directed and co-executive produced Spike TV's well-received limited series "Kill Pit." He also served as director/executive producer on the Showtime drama "The Tudors," executive produced by NBC programming chief Ben Silverman and his top lieutenant Teri Weinberg.
Source: Hollywood Reporter
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Daisuke Matsuzaka, Dustin Pedroia and these Boston Red Sox are taking a sweet streak into the World Series, too. Boston charged to its third straight win, completing yet another October comeback by overpowering the Cleveland Indians 11-2 Sunday night in Game 7 of the AL championship series behind a new pair of rookie Sox. After the Indians looked to have it wrapped up when going 3 - 1.
Matsuzaka pitched five solid innings, Pedroia drove in five runs and the Red Sox — helped by a key blunder by an Indians base coach — finished off their rally from a 3-1 deficit.
Having ended their 86-year title drought in 2004 after digging out of a 3-0 hole against the Yankees in the ALCS, the Red Sox now have a date with Colorado in the World Series. The Rockies, who have won 10 in a row and 21 of 22, will come back from a record eight days off for Game 1 at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
"We started to click at the right time. When your team's back is against the wall, it shows the type of ballclub we have. We're down 3-1 and we believed," Pedroia said.
Colorado outscored Boston 20-5 in winning two of three during an interleague series at Fenway in June. The Red Sox did even better in winning the last three games against Indians, outscoring them 30-5 in that span.
While Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz and ALCS MVP Josh Beckett helped the Red Sox win their 12th pennant, the Indians only added more misery to a city that hasn't celebrated a World Series championship since 1948.
The Indians were a double-play grounder from winning the crown at Florida in 1997. They appeared to take control of this series with three consecutive victories, but aces C.C. Sabathia and Fausto Carmona failed to close it out.
Jake Westbrook pitched valiantly in Game 7, and still the Indians came up short. They had a chance to tie it at 3 in the seventh inning, but third-base coach Joel Skinner mistakenly held up speedy Kenny Lofton as he rounded the bag.
With runners at the corners, Casey Blake grounded into an inning-ending double play.
Then, the Red Sox blew it open. Pedroia, who homered earlier, hit a three-run double and Kevin Youkilis launched a bottle rocket, a two-run drive off the giant Coke bottle above the Green Monster.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched two innings for a save and Boston finished it off in style. Center fielder Coco Crisp racing back into the center-field triangle to catch Blake's drive for the final out before crashing into the wall.
Boston kept the bases busy early against Westbrook, but three double plays in the first four innings kept the Indians in the game while their starter settled down. The Red Sox scored once in each of the first three innings, and Matsuzaka retired the first eight batters he faced.
Cleveland cut the deficit to 3-2 through five, then had a chance to tie it in the seventh when Red Sox shortstop Julio Lugo dropped Lofton's seemingly harmless popup in shallow left. Lugo drifted back, tracking the ball with his glove in the air and holding off incoming left fielder Ramirez with his right hand.
But the shortstop let the ball bounce off his glove, and Lofton was safe on second.
Franklin Gutierrez hit a sharp grounder over third base that bounced off the photographer's box in front of the grandstand and into shallow left. But Skinner held up both hands for the speedy Lofton, and the 40-year-old outfielder skidded to a stop.
Lofton looked back for the ball and, seeing it in no man's land in shallow left, snapped his head back to stare at Skinner.
A star in big games throughout his career in Japan, Matsuzaka followed two sub-par playoff outings with his first American postseason victory. He allowed two runs on six hits in five innings, striking out three and walking none.
Fellow Japanese rookie Hideki Okajima pitched two innings of shutout ball. Papelbon closed, sending the sold-out Fenway into a frenzy.
Westbrook settled down after spotting Boston a 3-0 lead, retiring seven consecutive batters before Jacoby Ellsbury — another rookie — bounced a chopper through third baseman Blake for an error. After Lugo's sacrifice bunt, Pedroia was up.
The diminutive second baseman, with eight major league homers to his credit, hit an 0-1 pitch into the first row of the Monster Seats to make it 5-2. He also doubled to clear the bases after Boston loaded them in the eighth against Rafael Betancourt.
Youkilis, who was a rookie when Boston won it all in '04, followed with a two-run homer to make it 11-2.
Cleveland's Game 4 starter, Paul Byrd, was forced to defend himself before the finale when the San Francisco Chronicle reported that he bought nearly $25,000 worth of human growth hormone and syringes from 2002-05. Byrd said he took HGH under a doctor's prescription.
"I do not want the fans of Cleveland or honest, caring people to think that I cheated," Byrd told a throng of reporters before the game. "Because I didn't."
The closure was a first for major UK-based pirate sites and the owner, a 26-year-old man from Cheltenham, was arrested for charges relating to facilitating copyright infringement over the internet.
FACT claims that the site was providing links to pirated films as well as American TV shows.
"Sites such as TV Links contribute to and profit from copyright infringement by identifying, posting, organising, and indexing links to infringing content found on the internet that users can then view on demand by visiting these illegal sites," said a spokesman for FACT.
Kieron Sharp, director general of FACT said the site was just the first of what they hope will be a successful campaign to crackdown on piracy over the internet.
"The theft and distribution of films harms the livelihoods of those working in the UK film industry and in ancillary industries, as well as damaging the economy," he said.
The British Video Association (BVA) has stated that piracy caused an estimated £459 million in losses to the video, film and TV industries last year.
-- I am not crazy about this AT all. Fortunately, I've found a different site to replace it in the meantime. Fucking hell.
Only thing I hate is how he has to put his damn girlfriends in all his movies, see before he had Lisa Marie and she was fuckin hot, and now hes with Helena Bonham Carter and she looks like the weird old lady that hangs out outside the grocery stores, not asking for change, shes just fuckin there. And she never washes her hair, seriously, show me 1 movie that she is in where her hair is actually done and taken care of. Only thing I can say positive about her is, at least she looks like she belongs in Tim Burton movies, its like hes fucking one of his characters. Creepy weird broad. Look at Tim Burtons hair, and look at her hair, can you imagine their poor child? OY! Look at them! Its like the real Addams Family!
Friday, October 19, 2007
The film stars Ben Whishaw, Bruce Greenwood, Carl Franklin, Cate Blanchett, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Christian Bale, David Cross, Heath Ledger, Julianne Moore, Marcus, Michelle Williams, and Richard Gere.
Pictured to the right is Cate Blanchett.
You can view the trailer to "I'm Not There" by clicking here.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine, starring Hugh Jackman (and possibly Liev Schreiber as a younger version of Brian Cox's William Stryker), will hit theaters May 1, 2009.
This is very exciting to those of us who are fans of the X-Men franchise, and especially to the fans of Wolverine. The only issue I have is with the terrible title. I think it does them less good to have the whole X-Men Origins deal in there, because when I read that it leads me to believe there's going to be a series of Origin movies. If that's the case, then by all means please continue on with the series, and give us a great Kelsey Grammar as Beast romp.................... oooh what fun that would be. ;-/
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Recently his new video "Body" grabbed my attention on one of the music channels that still air music videos, and it grabbed me right away as yet another hit from Ja Rule, actually it was the first video I've seen from him at all in years, but the more I think about it, almost every video I have seen him in has been a hit. This new video features newcomer Ashley Joi, who does her part in this song and does a really good job in my opinion. After seeing the debut episode of the new reality show "Gotti's Way," in which Irv Gotti argued with Ja Rule about needing to release a song that would be played in the clubs, along with radio etc., and I believe this song is the one Irv wanted to hit first, as it's definitely something you'd hear in a club. The video is all about, bodies of course...Ja's in pretty jacked shape for the ladies (and some of you men like Perez Hilton we're sure,) and there are plenty of scantily clad women to keep the straight men looking. When I think back, I think the first Ja Rule performance that stood out to me was "I'm Real" with Jennifer Lopez. Very different for a "Rapper" type to pair up with a big pop star at the time, and it worked. From then on, he did more songs with Jlo, and then his stuff with Murder Inc. started popping up all over. His videos with Ashanti were all big around 2002, at the time Murder Inc was at it's height, and seemingly everything they touched was a hit. As explained in Gotti's way, Irv got into some legal trouble, which basically took Murder Inc off the radar for the past few years, but now they're ready to relaunch, and they know Ja Rule is the powerhouse that can take them back to the top quick. So far I'm a huge fan of "Body," and I've only heard a couple of snippets from a couple of the other songs, so I won't judge just yet, although rumors are swirling that "The Mirror" will feature NUMEROUS big name artists teaming up with Ja. Here is the video to "Body," and right here at DevonLohan.com, we've got the too hot for TV version, uncut for your enjoyment, and damn, they hold nothin back here, straight boobs and asses all over! Judge for yourself if you think Ja Rule can do it again and take things back to the top...
Britney Spears bio, nudity review, pics and clips at MrSkin.com
Of course we all know, that almost every horror movie is an obvious given to watch on Halloween, such as well, of course Halloween itself, and others like The Exorcist, Nightmare On Elm Street, Friday The 13th, Night Of The Living Dead, Childs Play, and so on, but what are some movies that are sometimes forgotten on Halloween time? And what are some movies that even though intended for kids, even us adults can watch and have a good time....
And of course... Saving the best for last... THE NUMBER 1 MOVIE THAT YOU NEED TO WATCH EVERY HALLOWEEN BUT PROBABLY FORGET TO....
So there ya have it, sure there are hundreds to choose from but these are just my picks, what picks have you got?