March 2012

Fresh off of seeing Wrath Of The Titans, Trevan and Eric unleash a Kraken of rage on this unnecessary and unwarranted sequel. Meanwhile Trey struggles to come up with a single memorable thing about Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and comes away with a pretty hilarious homage to 24. Lastly, and on a much sadder note, Trevan reads racist […]

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‘Wrath of the Titans’ is fluff, for sure, but it’s not even lighthearted cotton candy. It’s more like a convenience store burrito—it just kind of drags you down after a while.

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How does a film, which has a critically lauded director, an Academy Award winning writer, and a handful of very talented British actors and actresses, fizzle to a thin and mediocre flatness? ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’ is a how-to guide.

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Two big awards-season movies from last year are out on home video this week.

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Ever feel like you’ve seen everything that needs to be seen? Looking for something underrated, obscure, or unheralded; an underdog to root for? Think of this as less a list of “The Absolute Best Top 10” of overlooked movies EVER and more of a list of 10 movies that are perennially underrated that you should see ASAP. Plus, I defend “the worst movie of all time”!

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A movie with that same savage view and a more pointed, precognitive satire of reality TV than ‘The Hunger Games’ is ‘Series 7: The Contenders.’

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As for The Hunger Games, and LionsGate’s early-spring gamble, things might just work out. The kiddies and adults with middle school reading levels are apparently turning out in droves, and have proven those wily execs at LionsGate correct.

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This week’s podcast is dedicated entirely to Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, starring Jennifer Lawrence and directed by Gary Ross. Today, Eric and Trevan review the film before moving on to discuss movies with similar themes and plot lines, including Battle Royale, which just happens to be playing at the Screenland Crossroads this weekend. We know […]

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The young-adult book series by Suzanne Collins that has taken the country by storm gets its first movie adaptation as ‘The Hunger Games’ hits theaters.

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The Chicken and the Egg #26: Our bi-weekly movie-reference-happy comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back! Can you guess what action classic is parodied here?

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Today’s Top 10 looks at movies that have that every-day-life-comes-to-a-standstill-while-everyone-breaks-out-a-boogie-moment: It’s the Top 10 Non-Musical Dance Numbers!

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The Greek mythology action movie Immortals and George Clooney’s The Descendants grossed about $80 million each at the box office. Both are new out on Blu-ray and DVD.

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It’s a light-weight week for new releases as Trey and Eric tackle Jason Segel and Ed Helms in Jeff Who Lives At Home and Trevan and Trey talk about Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill‘s surprisingly awesome 21 Jump Street reboot. This week’s podcast is spoiler-free unless you count some botched retelling of jokes from both movies and […]

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The overt and handsy camera work and lack of any satisfying emotional appeal in ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’ undermine the strength that it could have had.

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‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’ is a low-key comedy filled with excellent, naturalistic performances.

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