A Guide to The Hobbit's Dwarves, As Described by Your Completely Uninterested GrandpaTue, 10 Dec 2013 02:02:07 GMT
As a many have already noted, telling all 13 of The Hobbit's dwarves apart from each other can be difficult. It's not so much that they look identical, it's that there's more than a dozen of these guys, and half of them don't really do anything.
Sometimes an outside perspective can help things, however. To that end, I asked my grandfather, who has no idea what The Hobbit even is, to describe each of them in his own particular fashion.
New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Fast & Furious 6' Roars Home, As Does the Best Martial Arts Movie of the YearTue, 10 Dec 2013 01:00:00 GMT
Fast & Furious 6 - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD
Director: Justin Lin
Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez. Full cast + crew
We've said it before, so we'll just quote it: "Nobody saw Fast & Furious 6 coming. Nobody. Anyone who says otherwise is a liar and their pants are a volcano of fire. Even at their most optimistic, not even the earliest Vin Diesel fan club presidents nor the bean counters at Universal could have accurately predicted that 2001's little movie about a cop infiltrating a gang of street racers would have not only turned into a six-film franchise (with a seventh on the way), but that its sixth film would become one of the most ludicrous (and inevitably...Read More
10 Tips on How to Live Your Life, According to ‘Big’Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:55:29 GMT
It’s a week of Tom Hanks playing men who are children at heart. Not only is the actor gracing screens this week as Walt Disney in Saving Mr. Banks, but the 25th Anniversary Edition of Penny Marshall’s Big hits Blu-Ray Tuesday. With 72 acting credits and two Best Actor awards to his name, Big continues to be one of Hanks’ most beloved films – and understandably so. It remains an irresistibly charming film, full of the vicarious fun of seeing an adult act like a child. But it also continues to resonate as a movie that reminds us to let out our own inner child now and then.
That’s not the only lesson Big has to share. Turns out the movie has a lot to teach us about how to best live our lives as adults. Here then are ten of its most valuable bits of advice...Read More
James Bond and Saul Bass Combine for a Great, New Poster SeriesMon, 09 Dec 2013 22:50:00 GMT
It’s hard to choose what we like best: the thrilling and sexy adventures of James Bond or the impeccable stylings of cinema title designer Saul Bass. We’d rather not choose, which is why these fun posters from artist Alain Bossuyt are perfection.
Bossuyt has captured the iconic textual style of Bass’ work and married it with the characters and curvy women from the James Bond canon — like Grace Jones’ awesome bad girl May Day from A View to a Kill and Ernst Stavro Blofeld’s (Donald Pleasence) white kitty from You Only Live Twice. Thanks to Dangerous Minds for spotting the posters, which recall an era of 1960s deliciousness in design and spirit.
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