Archive for September, 2012

Death is a Pale, White Guy…Usually.

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , , on 09/11/2012 by McCutcheon

After having invested so much time in Death Note, it seemed an interesting idea of a grim reaper-type figure just following you around all day. Even weirder is the idea that death would show up to tell you that you’re dead and now, you gotta go with him.

Death is a pretty wacky thing. You’re born, you start to die, then you die. What a cycle! So it’s not that crazy for the personification of death to have a few weird tendencies himself. Death comes in many forms, but a lot of times he just looks like a guy. Below is a short list of appearances Death has made in movies, ranging from the awesome…to the not so awesome. Continue reading

Movie Review: The Cold Light of Day

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 09/07/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Echegui

Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content, Running time 93 minutes, Action/Adventure/Thriller

Compare to: Unknown (2011), Abduction (2011)

Think of an idea that is something like a premise, but no one message to boil it down to, resulting in boring chases, terrible dialogue, no enjoyable characters. Got it? Now think of a title that, at no point makes its reasoning present, and add it in with said premise. Okay, you ready? I came up The Cold Light of Day, what did you get?

The problem with a movie like this, is that it seems like nobody wants to ever do them. They’re bland, forgettable, and boring. Then people do them anyway because certain A-list stars agree to the paycheck and it’s hoped that those same A-listers will lure audiences in and they can make their money. It’s the only reason I can see movies like this being made. It’s definitely not so anyone can put this title under their belt and proclaim “I am SO proud to have been apart of The Cold Light of Day.” I’m not foreseeing that in any future interviews. Continue reading

Type Changing Madness

Posted in MBTI Stuff with tags , , on 09/06/2012 by McCutcheon

CAN YOU COUNT, SUCKAAAAAAZ? I SAY THE FUTURE IS OURS…if YOU can COUNT!

That’s just a quote from The Warriors I have stuck in my head. It has absolutely nothing to do with this video. Myers Briggs stuff.

 

Hansel and Gretel: You Tell Me

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 09/05/2012 by McCutcheon

I really can’t tell if this looks cool or not. The idea itself is something, Famke Janssen as a witch seems right, but it just looks like it has that potential to be terrible. Maybe Jeremy Renner having no accent in a setting where it seems like everybody else has an accent is what’s throwing me off. Dunno. Is anybody surprised Nine Inch Nails is in the trailer? Reznor seems to be the go-to-guy these days for movie music.

You Gotta See This: Riki-Oh- The Story of Riki

Posted in You've Gotta See This with tags , , , , , on 09/05/2012 by McCutcheon

You know it’s so popular these days to mention “EPIC” in anything you talk about that’s supposed to be cool? How popular Chuck Norris “facts” have been? How pictures like the one below don’t really have or need an explanation anymore?

We live in a weird age where it’s as though somebody just thought “There really is nothing cool out there anymore. Unless I just MASH everything together!” And that’s pretty much how a movie like The Expendables ever got made.

But is there a part of you that’s sick of it? You feel the word “epic” is used too much that it belittles the true meaning of it all? Do you still agree that ninjas are cool, robots are awesome, but dang it, just go away for now and come back with something new? I do. So while I don’t have something “new,” per se, I do have something truly epic. What I have to tell you about is Riki-Oh: The Story of Riki. Continue reading

Terrible Movies are the BEST Movies

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 09/04/2012 by McCutcheon

If you heard the line when you saw this picture, you’ll understand this article.

I remember the first movie I’d ever watched as a kid and subsequently torn it up throughout. It was Surf Ninjas with Leslie Nielsen. I was spending the night over at a friends and I was pretty excited to watch it. It was a great movie; comedy, action, ninjas. As far as an eight-year old is concerned, that’s all you need. I’m in my twenties now and it’s still all about I need. So after chugging soda and annoying the ever living hell out of my friends parents for a good bit of time, we sat down to watch it and man I was ready. The red headed guy who couldn’t sure was hilarious to me (turns out it’s Rob Schneider) and I was all about…whatever else is in that movie.

Once we turned it on though, things changed. I had seen the movie before, and knew it well enough. I liked it then, I should like it now. But this was different. Not the movie itself, but the audience. I wasn’t with my dad, who would take us to see whatever crap a kid wants to go see. I wasn’t with just a couple kids my age who were as dumb as me and weren’t aware of what a “plot hole” was. No, you know else was there? My friend’s older brother. He was twelve. GASP! Continue reading