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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James Cameron’s Titanic is the second-highest grossing movie of all time, and we know there are Titanic fanatics out there who are excited about its 3D re-issue in theaters on April 4. It is one of only three films to have received a record 11 Academy Awards – including Best Picture and Best Director; and launched the careers of stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.

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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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We have multiple copies of the 2011 remake of Footloose on DVD and we want to make sure they go to warm, appreciative homes.

All you have to do to get entered into a drawing to win a copy of Footloose on DVD is fill out one of the forms below. It’s simpler than a two-step.

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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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We have advance passes to see AMERICAN REUNION in Kansas City and we want you to have them! To register for the random drawing to determine the winners of two passes each, send us a link to your worst high school photo.

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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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