Apr/2018

Jana’s Best of 2017!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 1st, 2018

Hey guys, Jana here,

I know these “Best of 2017” lists should technically be published in 2017, but why would I start 2018 any differently than I lived the majority of my adult life: Procrastinating and underachieving. What can I say? That’s my wheelhouse.

For a year that put a spotlight on some of the shittiest behavior by some of the Hollywood elite, it was actually a good year for TV and movies. I didn’t limit myself in number because as I moved on with the brackets, I felt like I was making ‘Sophie’s Choice‘ on some of these, so they’re all getting in! I’m feeling my inner-Oprah here, You’ve made the list! You made the list! EVERYBODY made the list!! In order to spare myself any arguments, I’m stating up front that my picks for the “Best of 2017” are not edited in regards to scandal or hideous human behavior.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi everyone, Bryan here….

cb941c80-df09-11e6-8dc8-1fe8c8155e51_unbreakable-split

M. Night Shyamalan was the next greatest filmmaker in the world. With films like The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, and Signs – the talented filmmaker was set to be the next Spielberg, Lucas, Scorsese, Hitchcock, and Gilliam combined into one person. It was working for him. Then, Shyamalan went on a “bender” and made a ton of shitty films, but I do believe this was a case of Hollywood taking control and not letting him do anything creative.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hey guys, Jana here,

59b5f914-0214-41e2-a276-e38a879c0a00

Writer director M. Night Shyamalan (‘The Sixth Sense‘) went from one of the most exciting directors to a cliche joke seemingly overnight after ‘The Village‘ and, especially, the floating turd that was ‘Lady in the Water‘. The man heralded as “the next Spielberg” has seen his stock rise in 2015 with ‘The Visit‘ and once again with ‘Split‘ which many put on par with ‘The Sixth Sense‘. It’s ‘Split‘ that is gathering attention today with the announcement from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment of it’s release to Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hey guys, Jana here,

yehrin_tong_michel_faber2

Michel Faber’s last novel, ‘The Book of Strange New Things‘, is being adapted to series for Amazon. The sci-fi drama concerns an English priest who is sent to the planet of Oasis to teach its reclusive native inhabitants about Christianity. Matt Charman  (‘Bridge of Spies‘) will write and exec produce the project while Kevin Macdonald directs the 60 minute pilot.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Film Review: ‘The Visit’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 9th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

the-visit-06

Finally, we have M. Night Shyamlan back in rare form with his new horror-comedy film ‘The Visit‘, which definitely doesn’t look like a Shyamalan movie at all. In fact, this is one of those “found footage” movies that rejuvenates this sub-genre of filmmaking once again. The world was introduced to M. Night Shyamalan back in 1999 with his hit film ‘The Sixth Sense‘, which quickly led the young director to superstardom as one of the coolest and imaginative directors of this modern era. Not only that, but he re-invented the “twist ending” again, which became a trademark of his down the road.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Enjoy the New Trailer for ‘Wayward Pines’ on Fox!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 19th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

wayward-pines-dissecting-wayward-pines-what-can-we-expect

Fox aired the trailer for their new upcoming show ‘Wayward Pines‘, which has an all-star cast, and looks mysterious and pretty frightening. This new series is produced by M. Knight Shyamalan (‘The Sixth Sense‘) and stars Matt Dillon as secret service agent Ethan Burke, who is looking into the deaths of two fellow-agents. He ends up in a strange town where everyone seems on edge and fake. Maybe that’s because the mysterious people who run the town, call people at random and force them to brutally murder fellow citizens. Sounds fun, right?

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Film Review: ‘I’ll Follow You Down’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 22nd, 2014

Fernando M., Here…

ill_follow_you_down_ver2_xlg

Have you ever watched one of those movies that you really wished was going to be good, and then it just wasn’t?  It’s a movie that makes you wish you could go back in time, make a few creative changes, maybe hire a different cinematographer, and perhaps it could have been a film you could watch in theaters.  “I’ll Follow You Down” is more akin to an episode of “The Outer Limits” or “The Twilight Zone,” but not the good Rod Serling original Twilight Zone, but rather the version that came out in the 2000’s.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Haley Joel Osment Joins ‘Entourage’!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Feb 19th, 2014

Jana B. here,

haley-loel-osment-2011

Haley Joel Osment is a name that is said pretty much in the same sentence as “Have you seen ‘The Sixth Sense‘? You know the one that kid Haley Joel Osment is in?” For me, he kind of dropped off the radar since the flop that was ‘A.I.: Artificial Intelligence‘ and the mildly successful ‘Secondhand Lions‘ in 2003. Turns out he has voiced a slew of video game characters and has been in some movies I’ve never heard the name of. Osment is currently finishing up production on the Kevin Smith-directed comedy ‘Tusk‘ that is expected to release this fall.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Film Review: ‘After Earth’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 30th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

After-Earth-Movie-Trailer-photo

After Earth‘ has a ton of good things going for it. We have Will Smith who has the largest box office draw in the business right now and his son Jaden Smith who has proven he has decent acting chops and can secure a decent crowd. This film also has a post apocalyptic scenario in the sci-fi genre that takes place on different planets in the far off future. Did I mention that it also has aliens, spaceships, and cool weaponry too? This is a perfect recipe for a potential massive summer blockbuster that could make over $1 billion. Despite these seemingly cool aspects, ‘After Earth‘ comes up short and never fully delivers the movie it should be.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…..

It’s been a long time since ‘A.I.’ and even longer since ‘The Sixth Sense’.  Haley Joel Osment will star in the upcoming sci fi film ‘I’ll Follow You Down’ directed by Richie Mehta.  The film follows the story of a scientist who mysteriously disappears after a business trip, only to have his son Erol, played by Osment, make an eerie discovery about his whereabouts, several years later.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry for the lack of this column over the past few weeks.  Been so busy with the holiday season, the website moving to different bigger servers, planning on some big contests and info to dish out to yall, and a few other surprises here and there.  But alas, the Bluray/DVD column is back on track and will be out weekly again.  So i hope you enjoy this abundance of releases.  Tons of great stuff here.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hey guys, Jana here,

 

TedWilliams (1)

 

It’s getting on into the summer months and it’s been a great one, so far. It has not been that great for my beloved Boston Red Sox though. Right now, we’re last in the AL standings. It’s shameful, really. New York is ahead of us, heck ALL of the AL is ahead of us. I’m not panicking though. The Sox are a rally team, they are intrepid, they WILL see October play time, I just KNOW it!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Sad News: Comedy Central Cancels ‘Futurama’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 22nd, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

ff_futurama3_630

Bad news, everyone.  Comedy Central has decided not to renew ‘Futurama‘ and will have its last episode on September 4th.  The final 13 episodes will start airing on June 19th and will be the 2nd half of the 7th season.  This is unfortunate, as this Emmy winning series was amazing.  Yes, it had seven seasons, but how many times has this been cancelled? I know there is a huge fanbase for the show and is smarter than 95% of what people watch currently. I just don’t get it.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



BRIDGE – Chapter One

by Justin Cline on Oct 31st, 2011

CHAPTER ONE

 

There are pockets within the city where even the hacks don’t travel.  Requests for passage to such places are sometimes met with laughter, oftentimes with the threat of violence, but always—always—refusal of fare.  It would seem that even madmen have moments of clarity, wherein common sense cannot be denied.  If only the same were true of the driver who delivered the blonde to The Bethany Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 4TH WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 26th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Here are this weeks new releases for the 4th week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 5TH WEEK OF AUGUST!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 31st, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for August 31st.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

Enjoy.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Director M. Night Shyamalan has announced that he will be directing another sci-fi film recently.  Shyamalan’s work as of recently has not been well received and for good reason.

M. Night gave us Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, and Signs.  All magnificent achievements in filmmaking.  But his recent efforts such as: The Lady in the Water and The Last Airbender have been nothing short of AWFUL.

So it seems he is going to direct a film which he has not written (very strange since he has written pretty much everything he has directed) over at Will Smith’s production company and studios Overbrook which might lend a hand to get Will Smith or his son Jayden smith to star in this film.

The movie he is looking to direct is called 1,000 A.E.  This reminds me of that animated film that came out years ago called Titan A.E.  A.E. stand for After Earth.  Joss Whedon wrote that movie.

The film has already been written by Gary Whitta who wrote The Book of Eli.

Although nothing is really known about this movie yet.

What are your thoughts?

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Sign Up for Newsletter

ADVERTISEMENT

Boomstick Tags