Review in a Hurry: With a screenplay by Happy Endings‘ David Caspe, a return to hard-R raunch and costars like Andy Samberg and Vanilla Ice, Adam Sandler just might have made the funniest movie of his career: a dysfunctional father-son comedy that also rather astutely comments on the public’s perception of Sandler himself.
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The Bigger Picture: When there comes a point in a movie where Vanilla Ice is driving to the rescue as a Meat Loaf song from Bat out of Hell II plays on the soundtrack, you’re either gonna be with it or you’re not. I
After spoilers for Amazing Spider-Man #700 leaked online, Spider-Man fans grossly overreacted, sending writer Dan Slott death threats over social media because apparently its totally appropriate to want to kill someone over a lame-brained comic-book plot. Beyond the fact that this is a fictional character people are getting so worked up over, theres no way that Marvel would permanently kill off Peter Parker. With a recently re-launched film franchise, Spider-Man remains one of the companys most profitable characters, so its a foregone conclusion that by the time The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hits theaters, Peter Parker will be back in the red and blue spandex.
The same thing happened with Captain America in 2007 and Batman in 2009, with Ed Brubaker and Grant Morrison killing their respective heroes so that their protgs could briefly take on their mantles.
December 26,2012; San Francisco, California: The world did not end in 2012, but it did take a lot of notable personalities along. Lets remember some of those who passed away this year.
Whitney Houston: Born: August 9, 1963 Died: February 11, 2012 Whitney was an American recording artist, actress and producer. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Houston was the most awarded female of all time. The toxicology reports stated that she had accidentally drowned in the bathtub due to the effects of chronic cocaine use and heart disease. Her
The Korean Cinerama Trust, in association with The Embassy of the Republic Korea, is hosting the 2012 Korean Film Festival, which will be held during 12-17 December in Wellington and Auckland.
Celebrating the Korea-New Zealand Year of Friendship and the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations, the Embassy is pleased to announce that all films will be screened free for everyone to enjoy.
The Official Opening of the Korean Film Festival in Wellington, hosted by HE Mr Yongkyu Park, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, and Mr Michael Stephens, Chair of the Korean Cinerama Trust, will be held on Wednesday 12 December 2012 at Park Road Post Cinema with an invitation only reception and screening of the Korean blockbuster Masquerade.
Masquerade will be invitation only, however, Leafie: A Hen Into The Wild, Unbowed, and All About My Wife will be open to the public at Paramount Cinema (25 Courtenay Place, Wellington).
Seats for these free screenings are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.