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The Uncanny Valley is just lazy production design

On Thursday, July 18th, all of the eyes of nerd culture should have been turned towards San Diego Comic-Con. What has been known as one of the biggest entertainment media expos of the past decade, which has only grown in size in recent year...

 
 
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Review: The Lion King

When I reviewed Disney's live-action remake of The Jungle Book I proclaimed that it was a revolution in digital animation. The uncanny valley had been defeated and we now stood on the precipice  of a new era in CGI, where you stru...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jon Favreau to develop Star Wars live-action series

If you needed another reminder that there will continue to be Star Wars media even after you're dead, here's a television show announcement for you. Lucasfilm today confirmed that Jon Favreau, the director of Iron Man,&n...

 
 
 
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Disney working on live-action The Lion King remake

As pretty much everyone guessed after seeing Jon Favreau's technical marvel, The Jungle Book, Disney is indeed moving forward with a live-action adaptation of the animated classic, The Lion King.  Confirming on their website, Disney pl...

 
 
 
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Review: Chef

Before attending this year's SXSW, I had no idea Jon Favreau's Chef even existed. Given the nature of my job (as I constantly write about films months, and even years before their official release), it's rare that film goes under my radar. ...

 
 
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First official trailer for Jon Favreau's Chef

Chef is an interesting film. It's definitely Favreau's passion project, but it just doesn't quite gel completely. I saw the film at SXSW and while I liked most of what I saw, the majority of the film lacked Favreau's trademark sharpness. T...

 
 
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Jon Favreau is directing Jersey Boys, open call for leads

While it has been rumored for a while, Jon Favreau has finally confirmed through Twitter that he is indeed directing Jersey Boys, the theatrical adaptation of the Broadway musical centered on Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons' rise to fame...

 
 
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Jon Favreau frontrunner to direct Jersey Boys

I've yet to see Jersey Boys, but considering its Tony award winning and has made more than $1 billion its a safe bet to say that a musical film based on it is probably a good idea. It's actually a good idea that's been in production for the...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Cowboys and Aliens prize pack!

UPDATE: THE CONTEST IS NOW OVER. CONGRATS TO @TEEKAY421 ON TWITTER! How are you guys handling this steamy summer sun? There's a heatwave rolling across the majority of the continental US and it's becoming increasingly harder to stay cool. L...

 
 
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Trailer: Cowboys and Aliens

Here's a trailer for Cowboys and Aliens that debuted on Friday during that bastion of cinematic celebration that is the Spike TV Guys Choice Awards. There's a fair amount in it that we've already seen in the other trailers, with just ...

 
 




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Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"

 

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 3)"Space is warped and time is bendable"

 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 6 Episodes 12-13 - "The..."No one in this show is allowed to be happy"

 

Fast &Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw"Enough fist bumps to put you into a bro coma"

 

Flixist on YouTube - Movie Reviews in Review (Once Upon a Time..."Can you feel the Quinten Tarintino love tonight? "

 

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Tarantino sure loves movies, doesn't he?"

 

Luz"The creativity of constraint"

 

SXSW The Art of Self-Defense"Masculinity deconstructed"

 

The Lion King"Play it again, Simba"

 

Iron Sky: The Coming Race"Bigger budget, older jokes"