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Operation Kino 119: Critics, Yeezus, And Pixar's Winning Streak
This week we're still puzzling over the Man of Steel critical response, and why so many people seemed to only want to reviews they already agreed with. We also talk about Pixar's so-called winning streak, the video game The Last of Us, Kanye West's new album Yeezus, and animated films that we really want to see get a prequel
This Week In Home Entertainment: Jack the Giant Slayer, 21 & Over And More
From cheery midwives working amidst the drudgery and poverty of the Poplar district in the 1950s to three dudes reliving their college days while working in the American corporate system, this week also has plenty of TV fodder to offer fans, as well as big budget movies and smaller, darker affairs.
Why No One Would Ever Trust Man Of Steel's Superman
For the last thirty-three years, human beings not directly related to the Kent family or not directly saved by Clark have moved about their daily lives without any knowledge that an alien with stunning, almost unfathomable powers was living amongst them, until suddenly, they’re made aware of said fact by a pissed off warlord alien who threatens to destroy the world if Superman doesn’t turn himself in.
The Wolf Of Wall Street Trailer In 12 Weird, Wonderful GIFs
Surely you've noticed that there's an insanely high number of big, hilarious moments that are just dying to be animated, from Leonardo DiCaprio's many wild facial expressions to Matthew McConaughey being himself to Jonah Hill attempting (gulp) to eat a goldfish. Because this is the Internet, we are of course going to oblige. It's GIF recap time, everybody!
This Rotten Week: Predicting World War Z and Monsters University Reviews
Today is the day to put all of your daddy issues aside and celebrate the guy who was half responsible for bringing you into this world. In honor of those fathers out there we’ve got zombies taking over the world and monsters heading off to college
Why A Lex Luthor Movie Should Follow Man Of Steel
With Man of Steel in theaters, Superman is at the forefront of pop culture once again. The film re-introduces moviegoers to the story of a man from Krypton who's finding his place on earth and squaring off against the villainous General Zod. Walking out of the theater, many might speculate over what the sequel might bring. Will Lex Luthor be the next big villain to face the Man of Steel?
Your Guide To This Is The End's Many Connections And In-Jokes
Seth Rogen and his co-director Evan Goldberg collected their famous buddies and somehow convinced all of them to play themselves, which left room for a million in-jokes at the expense of nearly every movie the guys have made. Before you get the chance to mock them about the idea of a Pineapple Express 2 or James Franco hanging on to the camera from 127 Hours, believe us, they've made it first
Operation Kino 118 Review: Man Of Steel Soars, Stumbles, And Makes David Insecure
It's a bird…it's a plane…no, it's this week's Operation Kino! All four of us are together to talk about Man of Steel, the new Superman movie that has the entire Internet divided-- and we are no different! Listen for the comparisons to Green Lantern, stay for David's hangups about Russell Crowe in Les Miserables and comparing his own body to Superman's. All that plus your answers to our lightning round inspired by Marlon Brandon's Superman cameo
Did Marvel Just Reveal Its Doctor Strange Release Date?
If I had to make an educated guess, I’d reserve the May 6, 2016 slot for a Doctor Strange movie. Marvel President Kevin Feige has mention Strange often, confirming his role in Marvel’s Phase Three and seemingly chomping at the bit to get the mystical character on screen. I could see him being introduced in Avengers 2, then built up into his own standalone movie for the start of Summer 2016.
Discuss Man Of Steel With Spoilers And Rate It
We've done a lot of talking… and now it's your turn! SPOILERS ARE WELCOME in the comments below, so vote in the poll to rate the movie, and then jump into the comments to discuss everything on Krypton, Earth, or the space in-between. We'll spend the weekend talking over the movie, and then we'll have the box office numbers for you throughout the weekend to see just how well the Man of Metropolis has done for himself.
How Man Of Steel Dooms Itself, And Maybe The Entire DC Universe
Summarizing Man of Steel, I’m reduced to this one honest assessment that, I believe, dooms Snyder’s movie and – possibly – the future of the D.C. cinematic universe: I didn’t enjoy this contemporary Superman movie. And that makes Man of Steel a very hard film to recommend
10 Things You Need To Know Before Seeing Man Of Steel
It would be a sincere challenge to find anyone on this planet who isn’t at least vaguely familiar with the name Superman. From ‘it’s a bird, it’s a plane’ to the ‘S’ on his chest to the flowing red cape, he is the classic superhero and one of the most famous pop culture figures of all time.
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