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20 Years Since Home Alone: Adolescent Violence Hasn't Gone Far Enough
20 years ago, Kevin McCallister littered his house with jagged ornaments and menacing come-get-me’s. He escaped without one bruise. 20 years later, we’re still queasy and sheepish about adolescent violence
Red Band Rant: See Crazy Heart Once Every Five Years
Let’s say you have this friend. We’ll call him Jeff. Jeff is a total badass. He’s got a wicked sense of humor, a house with secret passageways and a big ass flat screen TV. Yes, his television is equipped with AT&T Uverse
Red Band Rant: We'll Laugh At Avatar In 50 Years
In fifty years, Avatar will be hilarious. Of course, by then, James Cameron will have died thinking he upgraded Ben-Hur and the majority of his dweeb brood won’t be able to admit they’re wrong
Blendcast: Three Men And One's A Woman
So, we finally gave in. We stopped the shit-strewing and decided to give Twilight a fair shake. Well, at least sorta. Former Mz Magazine contributor Rachel Skybetter stopped by to explain why a talented, educated woman
Monopoly Movie Plot Revealed, Ridley Scott's Involvement Explained
The film centers on a real estate agent living in Manhattan who sucks at his job, but is really good at playing Monopoly (Doesn't the presence of dice make it as much a luck game as a skill game?). The man then gets a hair up his ass
Blendcast: Three Men And A Thirst For Brains
Most things are better when they’re on time. Birthday wishes, entrée courses, periods. A regular cycle is just usually better, but as belated brouhahas go, this week’s Blendcast ain’t half bad--even if it comes to you on a Wednesday
Red Band Rant: Fall Movies Guaranteed To Be Terrible
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, this year's crop of potential fall favorites, this pie of garbage gang cinematic goulash, is utter putrescence. A recycling bin of Twilight Ninja Assassins
Mila Kunis Won't Confirm Your Lesbian Fantasies
Last week was one of those weeks that geeks will remember, pretty much forever. No it had nothing to do with Avatar which, let’s face it, even if you like the trailer isn’t quite what we expected
Photos From Michael Bay's New Passion Project
Michael Bay’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was the biggest hit of the summer and now that he’s made the ultimate summer blockbuster he’s moving on to smaller, passion projects
Red Band Rant: Does This DeLorean Come With Directions?
I can accept time travel. Not in actuality, that would be lunacy, but on film--because rules don’t matter in a movie. But I need to know what the hell is going on so I can interpret and evaluate the choices the character is making. Is it okay for Michaelangelo to teach samurais how to make pizza?
(008) Ways (500) Days Of Summer Finds Its Own Voice
(500) Days Of Summer has balls, and that, more than anything else, is why it's worth seeing. It's an absolute monkey house of clever ideas and outside the box chicanery which spits in the face of all the Romantic Comedy clichés
Blendcast: Three Men And An R.O.U.S.
Oh God. Sometimes you just saunter along thinking all is well and then you have Katey Rich on the Blendcast and her appearance makes you realize just how far you have left to go as a broadcast journalist
Exclusive: Wild Nudity Filled Clip From Not Quite Hollywood
Australian cinema has a far more interested and checkered history than the one mainstream audiences have seen. Not long ago and maybe even still, their cinema screens became a place of wild, gory insanity, rampant nudity
Bruno Too Gay To Function In The Ukraine
Bruno is too gay for Ukraine. That’s not really surprising, in fact I’m pretty sure he’s also too gay for gay people. But they aren’t banning him from their midst, and the Ukraine is
Sucker Punch Turns Vanessa Hudgens Into A Naked Hooker
Vanessa Hudgens is about to shed her squeaky-clean Disney bobblehead image and why not, that ship pretty much sailed when everyone saw her naked cell phone pictures. She’s ditching her clothes again, this time for money