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Thanks for your support, Jimmy Fallon!
When 15-year-old Katie Francis was close to breaking the record for most boxes of Girl Scout Cookies sold, she reached out to The Tonight Show host to help her make the monumental sale.
Before Fallon purchased the 101,106th box of treats, Francis revealed her foolproof method of reaching such an impressive number of sales: the Oklahoma City native stands in front of grocery stores and sings “cookie tunes,” created by changing the lyrics of popular songs to relate to the famous snacks.
Francis even shared one of her favorites, changing the words of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer »
- Stephanie Petit
Brendon Connelly Jan 18, 2017
Travis Knight is both the head of Laika, the Portland, Oregon studio at the vanguard of stop-motion animation, and the director of their latest film, Kubo And The Two Strings. By all obvious signs, he's very good at both of his jobs.
I spoke to Knight on the occasion of Kubo getting its DVD, Blu-ray and download release, and given that Den of Geek had already spoken to him about this film specifically, I thought we would chat about Laika in general. Knight gave me a history, took questions about the future, and addressed some of the fine points of how animation gets done the Laika way. Here's how our conversation went.
Can we start by going back, way back? I'd love a potted history, starting at the »
Unlike many other Honest Trailers, Screen Junkies actually praises the “action-comedy-romance-drama-kids movie for adults” by calling it “the best sappy, swashbuckling, medieval love story ever made.”
The video begins by attempting to explain the narrative, describing it as “a real movie about a made-up book, based on a real book about the same made-up book that the real movie is based on.” Confusing, right?
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The video then explains the love story between Westley, “the farm boy turned pirate,” and Buttercup, “the farm-owning orphan turned Princess,” poking fun at the film for having “really really polite action,” mid-fight conversations, countless catchphrases and cheesy music. It also »
- Liz Calvario
Before “Wayne’s World,” “Dumb & Dumber” and “Dude, Where’s My Car?” there was “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” a sci-fi comedy about two seemingly dumb teens who struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine.
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“They hang out together, rock out together and say the exact same words together,” says Honest Trailers narrator Jon Bailey about buddies Ted ‘Theodore’ Logan and Bill S. Preston, Esq., who basically do and say everything as a pair.
The Peter Hewitt–directed movie is described as the “one film [that] brings something original about the two-dumb-guys-being-dumb genre: time travel.”
The trailer also puts emphasis on the way the film portrays the gay panic of the time and its use of anti-gay slurs, »
- Yoselin Acevedo
4 items from 2017
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