Tag: FilmDrunk

Frotcast Bonus: Matt And Vince Review ‘Aquaman’

Via wp-image-401644488   http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/Frotcast_Bonus_Matt_And_Vince_Review_Aquaman.mp3 Download this episode here. Merry early Chrstimas, Frot fans! This week we’ve got a bonus FREE EPISODE. Matt and I review Aquaman, which we were both surprised to find that we actually kind of liked a lot. Yes, there are spoilers, but probably not ones you would care hugely about. The […]

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Top Chef Power Rankings Week 2: The Backside Of A Hoe

Via wp-image-401651714 Top Chef visited Maker’s Mark this week, where they soon discovered what I learned when I visited the distillery a few years back: Rob Samuels from Maker’s Mark is always on message. Seriously though, dude should run for the president of whiskey or something. Also, the contestants got a lot less drunk than […]

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Attention Everyone, Nicolas Cage Is Making The ‘Wildest Movie’ He’s Ever Done

RLJE Films In his hell-cult masterpiece Mandy, Nicolas Cage snorts cocaine, gets into a chainsaw fight, tells a knock-knock joke involving Erik Estrada, and all of the following sentence happens: “Nicolas Cage takes shelter in a bathroom, swallows massive gulps from a bottle of vodka, and incoherently wails while pouring the liquid over his wounds.” […]

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Frotcast 398: Live (Not Really) From Foodbeast Headquarters

Via wp-image-401650007   http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/398_Live_From_Foodbeast_But_Not_Live_.mp3 Click to download here. If the Frotcast sounds mad profesh-ish this week it’s because we were down in Santa Ana recording in a real studio. Well, a real business, anyway, at Foodbeast HQ. Sitting in with Matt and Vince were Geoff Kutnick (second from right) and Elie Ayrouth (left) from Foodbeast and Uproxx […]

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Christian Bale Says Donald Trump ‘Thought I Was Bruce Wayne’

Christian Bale is nearly unrecognizable in his role as Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s Vice, which opens Christmas Day if you need some counterprogramming for all that upbeat Christmas fare. The political dramedy has become even more timely after the election of Donald Trump (aka “individual number one”, he who does very cool and very […]

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These ‘Aquaman’ Clips Remind Us Never To Mess With Nicole Kidman

[embedded content] Share This Video Aquaman doesn’t open in the US until December 21st, but it has already landed plenty of praise and a huge opening in China last weekend. It now has the biggest opening for a DC comic book adaptation and for a Warner release in China ($93.6 million) and the fourth-largest opening […]

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‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Is A Masterpiece Of Cultural Memory And Black Americana

Via wp-image-401629293   Barry Jenkins’ characters glow. That’s really the only way to describe them, so radiant and redolent and inviting that you can’t help but fall in love. Jenkins and his cinematographer James Laxton (who also shot Moonlight) are the most sensual filmmaking team working, and in If Beale Street Could Talk, they’ve created […]

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‘Once Upon A Deadpool’ Video Shows Fred Savage Wondering About Some Things

[embedded content] Share This Video Last month, Deadpool‘s titular Deadpool Ryan Reynolds told Deadline, “Fox has been asking for a PG-13 [Deadpool movie] basically since the start in 2006. I’ve said no since 2006. Now, this one time, I said ‘Yes’ on two conditions. First, a portion of the proceeds had to go to charity. […]

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Kevin Hart Stepped Down As Oscars Host And Apologized After Homophobic Tweets Surfaced

Getty Image The 2019 Oscars are now looking for a second last-minute host to accept an offer to lead the biggest night in film next year. Kevin Hart announced late Thursday night that he would be stepping down as host of the award show following outrage over insensitive tweets that surfaced earlier in the week. […]

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Frotcast 397: The Boys Are Back, With Joe And Laremy

Via wp-image-401597846   http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/397_The_Boys_Are_Back_With_Laremy_And_Joe_Sinclitico.mp3 Click to download here. Do you like bad accents and wild tangents? You’re in luck! That’s right, baby, the Frotcast is back! Our old friend Laremy Legel, co-star of the world famous documentary Whoop Dreams, is back in the Frot orbit this week, joining Matt, Vince, and Joe Sinclitico. We discuss […]

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‘Aquaman’ Clips Put Us Front Row At A Trident Fight

Warner Aquaman opens December 21st, so we’re finally getting our first three clips from a movie that’s been getting surprisingly glowing screening reactions (even though some people might only see it “because Jason Momoa is allergic to shirts“). In addition to the clips, Warner also released an international poster in China. The poster isn’t quite […]

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The BFI Will No Longer Fund Movies In Which The Villain Has Facial Scars

Via wp-image-401634499 Thanks to a successful campaign by a charity for people with facial scars, burns, and disfigurements, the British Film Institute has announced that it will no longer fund through the National Lottery any films that feature villains with facial scars or disfigurements, seeing as how it promotes an untrue and weirdly pervasive stereotype. […]

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Everything You Missed In ‘Robin Hood,’ According To The Reviews

Summit You could be forgiven for thinking Robin Hood, starring Taron Egerton, which opened this past weekend, was part of some expanded universe that also includes Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur movie from last year starring Charlie Hunnam. As it turns out, nope, that was just different chav-y reboot of a medieval English folk tale with […]

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All Of The ‘Rocky’ And ‘Creed’ Movies, Ranked

United Artists/Warner Bros. The craziest thing about the Rocky/Creed franchise is the range. There are notable Oscar wins (Best Picture for the original), and appearances by Hulk Hogan and Mr. T, and franchise-killing abominations that shut the whole thing down for over a decade. There is an unlikely spinoff that rebooted the franchise in a […]

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Weekend Box Office: Ralph Breaks The Box Office And ‘Robin Hood’ Is KO’d By ‘Creed II’

MGM Of the three major releases this weekend, two have plenty to brag about. The other one is Robin Hood. However, let’s begin with the top movie at the box office this weekend, the sequel to Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph Breaks the Internet. While midweek projections suggested it might break the Thanksgiving box-office record of $93 […]

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Three New Frotcasts For Your Holiday Listening Pleasure

Netflix Happy Thanksgiving, Frotcast fans! We figured you might be traveling to see/avoid the fam this weekend and you might be extra thirsty for #content. So we recorded not one, not two, but THREE NEW FROTCASTS for your listening pleasure. Frotcast One: http://media.blubrry.com/frotcast/s/content.blubrry.com/frotcast/Bonus_Frotcast_Welcome_To_Hell_World_With_Luke_O_Neil.mp3 Click to download here. I talked to writer at large Luke O’Neil […]

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Notes On Attending The Premiere Of True Crime Podcast Turned Scripted TV Series, ‘Dirty John’

NBC Universal One of the quirks of being a full-time pop culture writer is getting invited to media events and having no idea what to expect. Usually you go, see a new movie or show, and then leave. Sometimes there’s a Q & A with the principals, free popcorn, maybe even a cheese plate. Occasionally […]

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Weekend Box Office: ‘Fantastic Beasts 2’ Opens With A Shrug, And ‘Widows’ Struggles

Warner Bros. Overall, there was a lot of money earned at this weekend’s box office, which is typical for the weekend before Thanksgiving, but it’s unlikely that the studios behind any of this weekend’s new entries feel particularly thankful about their film’s performances. Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald led the way, as expected, […]

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