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[Exclusives] Mashup: Monumental Destruction

What's better than filming the most beautiful landmarks in the world? Blowing them up. Edited by Avaryl Halley.


Movies Included (Click to Buy):

National Lampoon's European Vacation | Team America: World Police | Uhf | GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra | Godzilla | Marvel's The Avengers | Mars Attack | Armageddon | V for Vendetta | Disney's Aladdin | Batman Forever | Cloverfield | Deep ImpactEarth Vs. The Flying Saucers | 2012 | Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 | Richie Rich | Superman The Movie | Judge DreddIndependence Day | X-Men 3 | Monsters Vs. Aliens | The Core  | It Came From Beneath The SeaWar of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave | San Francisco | Superman II | Superman III | 1941 | The Day After Tomorrow | The Rocketeer 
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10 Insane Movie Fan Theories That Sort Of Make Sense

There’s something completely psychotic and beautiful about the sort of people who come up with the theories of movie lore that make the stories that wrap around them so much more interesting and wonderful. Every time here, the theories make sense, and a lot of it completely figures into the organic lore of the film.

That being said, there are some truly off-the-wall ones, and those are easily the more fun ones. Be they there for fixing anachronisms or for completely giving a new appreciation to the more obscure questions posed by these films, a movie fan’s way of expanding the mythology of their favorite films is a medal of pure honor.

I have stayed far away from theories revolving around Star Wars or The Matrix because for one, there are thousands of them, and two, I don’t have the brainpower going to be able to understand

Bloodstorm: DVD review

Director: Joseph J. Lawson. Review: Adam Wing. ‘The Asylum presents’ is a headline that sends shivers down the spine of film fans the world over. Responsible for cinematic atrocities (or mockbusters as they’ve come to be known) like Paranormal Entity and Snakes on a Train, The Asylum has been churning out direct-to-video masterpieces for the past 15 years. It’s probably best known (in my world at least) for giving 80s pop stars Debbie Gibson and Tiffany a new lease of life, and reminding me once and for all why nostalgia is best left in the past. But films like Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus are sure to stand the test of time – unless of course it’s quality entertainment you’re after. In which case, you might want to give War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave a wide berth. Joseph J. Lawson leads the charge on this one,
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Images From “Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies”

Images From “Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies”
Honest Abe has been a busy man as of late, what with fighting back bloodsuckers in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and now in the Asylum’s obligatory knock-off, Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies. The Asylym has to have the fastest turnaround time in cinema right now, because their takes on major titles arrive with lightning speed, always landing on rental shelves just before their (unknowing) major release counterparts hit big screens. A quick look at their catalog reveals groan inducing almost-hits like Snakes On A Train, Transmorphers, 2012 Doomsday, War Of The Worlds 2: The Next Wave, Death Racers, Titanic 2, and The Amityville Haunting. Now we can add a scythe wielding Lincoln to the list.

Abraham Lincoln Vs. Zombies stars Don McGraw, Baby Norman, Canon Kuipers, and Bill Oberst Jr. as Lincoln. The movie hits the home market on May 22, exactly one month before Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter sees theaters on June
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DVD Review - The Outsiders (1983)

The Outsiders, 1983.

Directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Starring C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise and Diane Lane.

Synopsis: Two rival teen gangs, the working class Greasers and the well-off Socs get caught up in frequent confrontation in 1960s Oklahoma. But when one of the Socs is accidentally killed, the youngest Greasers, Ponyboy and Johnny, flee town.

The 1980s weren't as kind to Francis Ford Coppola as the 70s. After making a handful of films that are considered some of the best of all time - The Godfather parts I & II, Apocalypse Now and The Conversation - the following decade was much more low key.

In 1983, Coppola adapted S.E. Hinton's novel about 1960s teen gangs in small town America, The Outsiders. Edited down to approximately 90 minutes for theatrical release, the film wasn't very well received on it's initial run. Here, on a new DVD and Blu-ray,
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Encapsulated Cinema Spends Too Much Money on Bad Movies

When my local neighborhood grocery store recently set out a dump bin overflowing with cheap, previously-viewed movies, I didn’t think too much about it. More often than not, all they’re peddling are cheesy, low-budget family flicks or mainstream movies everyone and their grandmother already owns. Imagine my surprise, then, when I stumbled upon used copies of “Command Performance”, “Trailer Park of Terror”, “Webs”, “War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave”, and “Flu Birds” for next to nothing. My head nearly exploded from the sheer awesomeness of it all. Was this self-indulgent splurge a worthwhile investment? The full report resides below. Here they are, in no particular order: ——— Webs (2003)What happens when you let Richard Grieco and a group of bumbling electricians fiddle around with a minature nuclear reactor? You guessed it — they open a portal into an alternate dimension populated with bloody-thirsty man-spiders hellbent on murdering everyone on the planet.
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C. Thomas Howell Is Joining The Cast Of Spider-Man

It looks like Ponyboy Curtis himself, C. Thomas Howell, is joining the cast of Marc Webb’s “Spider-Man” reboot. He updated his Facebook page with the news that he will join the cast, including Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, and others, in Los Angeles on January 25th, where filming is already underway. As of this moment there is no word on what role Howell will play. While Howell’s “The Outsiders”/“Red Dawn”/“The Hitcher” heyday may have passed, he has certainly kept himself busy. He recently had a guest spot on an episode of USA Network’s “Psych”, and has even become a bit of a director. He’s taken the helm of low-budget sci-fi films like “The Day the Earth Stopped” (not to be confused with “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, those were two different days), and “War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave
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'Titanic II' Trailer Hits; Yep, It's a Real Movie

'Titanic II' Trailer Hits; Yep, It's a Real Movie
The idea of a sequel to James Cameron's Titanic has been a Hollywood punchline for years; the epitome of zero creativity, sequelitis and cash-in motivations. Sadly, a studio did actually make a Titanic II. It's no longer a joke. Titanic II is very much so a real movie and it has a real trailer (unlike the dozens of fake, fan-made trailers that have emerged over the years).

Now if you're wondering how Titanic II came to be, I need only name-drop a single production company: The Asylum. Yep, Titanic II will be emerging on August 24 from the mockbuster factory that produced 30,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Snakes on a Train, War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave and ... The 9/11 Commission Report (of course they have no shame). It stars Bruce Davison, Brooke Burns and Dick Van Dyke's son, Shane Van Dyke, who actually also wrote and directed this
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Alt.TV – 12/7/10

Are you bored of the same old TV shows? Tired of the mainstream? Then check out this round-up of alternative movies and series showing on UK television tonight…

8.00pm Stonehenge Apocalypse (Syfy)

Archaeologists digging near to Stonehenge unearth an ancient piece of machinery beneath the bedrock. Unaware of the danger, they accidentally trigger the mechanism and set into motion a chain of events that could spell the end of the world.

9.00pm The Lighthouse (Horror Channel)

Terrifying blood-thirsting slasher. When a prison ship runs aground a mix of cons and guards make it ashore and into old lighthouse, only to find one malevolent inmate wants their heads. Literally.

1o.00pm War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (Syfy)

The Martian forces return to destroy Earth – and only a direct attack on their home planet can stop them. Sci-fi thriller sequel, directed by and starring C Thomas Howell.

11.00pm Shadow Man
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Pop star Tiffany battles giant piranha attack

Pop star Tiffany - best known for her 80s hit I Think We're Alone Now - has recently been making the transition into feature films, beginning with the 2009 thriller Necrosis, also released under the name Blood Snow.

This month will see the singer appearing in the Metrodome release Mega Piranha, which gets a limited cinema run in London on July 16 and comes out on DVD on August 9. A trailer for the film is included below.

It's from the same studio that brought us last year's Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus, starring fellow 80s pop star Debbie Gibson, in which two prehistoric sea-creatures wreaked havoc after being thawed out from a glacier.

Mega Piranha is written and directed by Eric Forsberg, now well known in the mockbuster genre as the man who penned Snakes on a Train, 30,000 Leagues Under the Sea and War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave.

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Alt.TV – 18/5/10

Are you bored of the same old TV shows? Tired of the mainstream? Then check out this round-up of alternative movies and series showing on UK television tonight…

8.00pm Painkiller Jane (Syfy)

Drama based on the Event Comic series in which a DEA agent discovers she can heal rapidly from any injury and is recruited by a government agency to track genetically enhanced individuals. The team tracks a Neuro who has the ability to take a person’s skill, experience and memory, but the assailant encounters Riley he uses him as a gateway to learn all about Jane’s secret organisation. Season One, episode 3. Followed immediately by episode 4.

9.00pm The Shepherd (FiveUSA)

Explosive thriller in which a former homicide detective (Jean Claude Van Damme) becomes a Us border patrol agent and must single-handedly thwart a drug cartel attempting to bring $35million-worth of heroin into the country. Along the way, the agent encounters suicide bombers,
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Latest MPAA Ratings: #113

One movie that was on the ratings release is War Of The Worlds 2: The Next Wave, a direct to DVD movie directed by C. Thomas Howell of all people. It hit DVD on April 1, but this is the Special Edition and is rated R for some language as the first one was Unrated. Yeah, not violence. Check it out here at Amazon. The Brothers Bloom Rated PG-13 For violence, some sensuality and brief strong language. Release Date: October 24, 2008 The House Bunny Rated PG-13 For sex-related humor, partial nudity and brief strong language. Release Date: August 22, 2008 The Perfect Game Rated PG For some thematic elements. Release Date: August 8 , 2008 Traitor Rated PG-13 For intense violent sequences, thematic material and brief language. Release Date: August 27, 2008 Wild Child Rated PG-13 For some coarse and suggestive content, sex references and language - all involving teens. Release Date: August 15, 2008 You can always stay up-to-date on
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MPAA ratings: July 16, 2008

The following feature-length motion pictures have been reviewed and rated by the Classification and Rating Administration pursuant to the Motion Picture Classification and Rating program. Each of the designated ratings is defined as follows under the Motion Picture Classification and Rating program.

G -- General Audiences. All ages admitted.

PG -- Parental Guidance Suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.

PG -13 --Parents Strongly Cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

R -- Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.

Nc-17 -- No One 17 And Under Admitted

Film Distributor ReasonRating 1. Adventures of Food Boy, The

Cold Spark Films - [Production Co.] Rated for some mild rude humor. PG 2. American Carol, An Vivendi Entertainment Rated for rude and irreverent content, and for language and brief drug material.


3. Beer For My Horses Roadside Attractions Rated for some violence, sexual humor and dialogue, language, drug content and brief nudity.

PG-13 4 Boy A Weinstein Company, Llc, The Rated for language, sexuality, some disturbing content and brief drug use.


5. Brothers Bloom, The

Summit Entertainment Rated for violence, some sensuality and brief strong language.

PG-13 6. Burrowers, The Lionsgate Rated for violence and gore. R 7. Copycat Mainline Releasing Rated for strong sadistic violence and torture, language, nudity, some sexual and drug content.

R 8. Dawn

Industry Releasing Inc. Rated for some violent and sexual content.

R 9. Errand of Angels, The Excel Entertainment Group Rated for some thematic material.

PG 10. Hide Mti Home Video Rated for violence including disturbing images, strong language and some sexual content.

R 11. Houdini And The Death Defying Acts Genius Products Rated for some sensuality, thematic material, language, violent content and smoking.

PG 12. House Bunny, The

Columbia Pictures

Rated for sex-related humor, partial nudity and brief strong language.


13. Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer Anchor Bay Entertainment Rated for horror violence and gore, and for languageR 14. Lower LearningAnchor Bay Entertainment Rated for crude and sexual humor, language and some drug content. R 15. Mother Of TearsGenius Products Rated for strong graphic violence and gore, language and some sexuality/nudity. R 16. Perfect Game, TheLionsgate Rated for some thematic elements. PG 17. TraitorOverture Films Rated for intense violent sequences, thematic material and brief language. PG-13 18. Trojan Horse, TheAllumination Film Works, Llc Rated for some violence and language. R 19. War Of The Worlds 2: The Next Wave - Special EditionGlobal Asylum, Inc., The Rated for some language. R Updated Wednesday, July 16, 2008.
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