June 2012

The Chicken and the Egg #32: Our bi-weekly movie-reference-happy comic strip here on Scene-Stealers is back!

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In honor of Friday’s show and the 2012 US Air Guitar season, I present to you the Top 10 U.S. Air Guitarists of All-Time.

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Two family-oriented movies are out this week on Blu-ray and DVD. One is a 3D adventure film and the other is a genuine comedy classic for all time.

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Director Stephen Gyllenhaal was in town with the star of his newest picture, Jason Biggs, who both sat down with me for a few moments to talk about Grassroots, their newest film about politics in Seattle, and what it means to live a non-cynical life in an election year.

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Revisionist rock history. Absurd Musical Numbers. Tom Cruise serenading Malin Ackerman‘s ass. Even Bryan Cranston shows up in his tighty-whities. Rock Of Ages does indeed have something for everyone. This week Eric, Trevan, Clair and guest Alan Rapp talk about the ’80s music homage/parody/something-or-other. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Rock of Ages is a movie that imagines a mythical time and place as seen through the eyes of an audience who was perhaps only able to experience love, heartbreak, and hedonism through the lyrics of 80s hair rock/pop songs.

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‘Roller Town’ feels a lot like some of the more rushed, uninspired S.N.L. films like Superstar, A Night at the Roxbury, or The Ladies Man: features born out of a humorous joke never meant to last more than a handful of minutes.

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In honor of the release of yet another live-action Snow White film, Snow White and the Huntsman, here’s a look a the 10 best live-action fairy tale movies.

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An internalized, meditative journey through maybe the darkest, most terrifying moment in any person’s life, Miller pieces his movie together by absorbing Shannon’s performance via a series of long, mostly-silent takes.

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Apparently Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, the sequel nobody asked for, was made to try and right that wrong. The good news is: They got it half right.

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This is a bad movie, folks, bad in a cringe-heavy, feel-kinda-bad-except-you-don’t-cause-you-wasted-hard-earned-money sort of way.

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If you see This Means War in the rental store or online, remember This Means Rent Something Else.

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Once Ms. Spacek appeared, this pale, twitchy throng surged forward against the dividing ropes, and pressed polite journalists ever closer to a point where tripod and camera-bag beatings seemed inevitable.

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Eric, Trevan and Trey spend the entirety of the podcast talking about Prometheus, the latest from director Ridley Scott. Because the plot has been well guarded up to this point, we each offer spoiler-free recaps, but once our recaps our out of the way, everything is fair game. Be warned: Spoilers Ahead. If you’ve seen the film, be […]

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Prometheus is an adult sci-fi film about ancient Greek myths (check the legend of Prometheus to understand what happens when Gods meddle with human affairs) and the origin of human life on Earth. It’s the kind of big-idea movie you don’t get much of in the summer, and it’s a welcome sight.

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