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Every Single Character In Clue Ordered By Greatness
As someone who works from home, Iíve gotten remarkably good at ignoring possible distractions. Thereís a taco truck parked outside my building? Eh. I really donít need more food. The original Total Recall is on one of the pay movie channels? Iíll DVR that shit for later. But Clue? I canít ever say no to Clue.
Rest In Peace Private Benjamin And Clue's Eileen Brennan, 1932-2013
While Private Benjamin was a great movie, however, it isnít the film I think of when Brennanís name comes up. For me, she will always be Mrs. Peacock. As the gabby wife of a senator in Jonathan Lynnís cult comedy classic Clue, Brennanís Mrs. Peacock was the most memorable of any of the characterís media-spanning iterations.
Operation Kino 109: Resurrecting Clue And Honoring Ebert With It's A Disaster Director Todd Berger
This week we are lucky enough to be joined for the entire show by Todd Berger, the writer and director of the new indie comedy It's A Disaster, which is currently available on VOD and iTunes and is heading to theaters this weekend. At Todd's suggestion we discuss the under-appreciated 1985 comedy Clue, spend some time nitpicking Skyfall, remember Roger Ebert, and talk to Todd about making a black comedy about what happens when the apocalypse interrupts the world's worst brunch. All that plus a lightning round inspired by the biopic 42
Clue Movie Dropped By Universal, But Hasbro Is Still Making It On Their Own
Verbinski is still sticking with it, and the game's manufacturer Hasbro is taking over the development and plans to produce the film alone with Verbinski's company, Blind Wink. It's another step in Hasbro's development as a serious force in film production, and probably a smart move on both ends
CB Recommends: Super 8 And Other June 10th Weekend Releases
Weíve got two new releases coming up this week, and I havenít the slightest idea how theyíll fare at the box office. Contrary to what you may have heard, one of them IS a bummer, but the other is showing early promise
The 12 Most Unstoppable Things We've Seen On Film
This weekend Denzel Washington shows up in theaters as the lead in a movie called Unstoppable, about a train which is anything but. You know he'll eventually stop it in the end, and even if he didn't, eventually
Back To The Future With Commercials: Why You Can't Turn It Off Once It's On
It has nothing to do with quality, nor does it have anything to do with humor, violence or heart-warming endings, though those adjectives certainly help. For a movie to work on television, I mean really work on television
Blendcast: Three Men And A Date With Summer
Why couldnít you have just put the bunny back in the box? Huh? Huh, Billy Bedlam, you redneck douche bag? On this weekís Blendcast, the wonders of Con Air are discussed, Trevor gets all hot and bothered about an unlikely character in Old School and Brian tells yaíll why heíd rather cast Jason Lee than Harry Shearer