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Blu-ray Review: 'Scary Movie 2' & 'Scary Movie 3'

September 23rd, 2011 8:12pm EDT
Scary movie 3
Does the hi-def format of Blu-ray enhance the comedy of David Zucker or the Wayans clan? We’re gonna find out when we take a look at the new Blu-ray versions of both "Scary Movie 2" and "Scary Movie 3.5" out this week from Lionsgate. Follow the funny below!

Title: "Scary Movie 2"

Grade: 2

Cast: Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate

Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

The Flick: You can definitely feel the Wayans wary comedy vibe all over this one and it’s not all good news. The normall...
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Check Out 'Dungeons & Dragons' 2-Movie Collection On Blu-ray

February 20th, 2011 6:52am EST
Dungeons & Dragons
The imaginary world of the most popular fantasy role-playing game ever comes to life in this special-effects-filled adventure.

In the Empire of Izmer, magic is the key to power in both the supernatural and political realms. The Mages are a sect who know the secrets of magic and use it to hold sway over the masses. The youthful Empress Savina wants to use her powers to bring justice and prosperity to all, but Profion is an evil Mage who wants to use his knowledge of magic to overthrow Savina and establish his own despotic rule.

Through deceitful means, Profion wins away the special scepter...
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Jennie Garth, Peter Facinelli & More Read To Children At Milk & Bookies

March 1st, 2010 10:26am EST
Milk + Bookies
On Sunday, February 28, Milk + Bookies hosted their first annual Story Time Celebration at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles. Celebrities came to read books to children, who got to play with famous literary characters like Willy Wonka and The Man With the Yellow Hat.

Marlon Wayans got the all-time classic, Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham to read. “They asked me what I wanted to read and this one was a childhood favorite,” Wayans said. “My mom used to always read [it]. Actually, I learned to read on Dick and Jane books. Run, Dick, run. See Dick run. Stop Jane. Look at mom. None of that make...
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Why All the Megan Fox Hate?

October 6th, 2009 10:08am EDT
Why All the Megan Fox Hate?
It's barely three months since "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" crapped itself onto movie screens all over America, and already people want to declare the end of the Megan Fox fad. They talk about how she wasn't funny on Saturday Night Live. They talk about disappointing box office numbers for Jennifer's Body." They talk about how she doesn't say very smart things when she talks.

Most of all, they talk about how it's getting exhausting to hear about her every day. Google "Megan Fox afraid of the dark" and you get more than 59,000 results. Do the same with "Megan Fox doesn't like pa...
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Review: 'G.I. Joe: The Rise Of The Cobra' Is Pretty Damn Entertaining

August 7th, 2009 2:23pm EDT
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
When comparing "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" to that awful fellow Hasbro monstrosity "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," "Joe" plays out like a goddamn Federico Fellini film. Coherent plot, well established characters, discernible action sequences (Also: no racist robot caricatures, so there's that). It's always kind of fun to write a negative review - especially when the studio doesn't screen it for said writer, early. Unfortunately, for those purposes, "G.I. Joe" is kinda, sorta ... good (!?) This wasn't the way it was supposed to be. THIS WASN'T THE WAY IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE!

The f...
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'G.I. Joe' - The Latest In A Long Line Of Mediocre, Nostalgia Mining Blockbusters

August 5th, 2009 9:55am EDT
G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra
It's been over a month since Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen raked in $62 million on its opening day. Michael Bay's second installment to the Transformers series went on to make much more than that, currently cashing in over $796 million worldwide. Despite a phenomenal performance in the box office, Revenge of the Fallen was ripped apart by fans and critics alike. Critics balked at the movie’s obtuse premise that stretched for over two hours, while fans cringed at incomprehensible fight scenes, sloppy storytelling and dull characters. Even though Revenge of the Fallen suffered near unan...
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Trailer Talk: This Week In Movies 7/26 - 8/1

August 3rd, 2009 11:08am EDT
G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra
Over the weekend, I caught Judd Apatow's new film "Funny People" starring Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen. "Funny People" lived up to my expectations; it's funny at points with an appropriate seriousness that's present throughout the movie.

I thoroughly enjoyed the bond that Sandler and Rogen's characters form over the course of the film. Rogen plays a socially awkward comic struggling to find his way, and Sandler is a jaded celebrity trying to make meaning out of his tragic situation. I was surprised by how unlikable Sandler's character is at points, revealing that his problems in life a...
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'Dance Flick' Spoofs Old School Classics And New Hits

May 21st, 2009 11:46am EDT
Dance Flick
The Wayans Brothers have spoofed genre movies from blaxploitation to hood dramas to horror films. Now they're attacking the recent spate of dance movies. Dance Flick pokes fun at the Step Up movies, You Got Served, Save the Last Dance and more.

"Whenever you start seeing repetition in the same type of movie over and over again, it's time to get Wayansed," said director Damien Wayans.

Co-writer Marlon Wayans said that one film was the template for the spoof. "I think Save the Last Dance lent itself," Marlon said. "It was actually a good movie for the time. I'm not just saying this...
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This Week's Movie Buzz: See It, Rent It, Or Skip It?

May 18th, 2009 9:25am EDT
Terminator Salvation
The first three weeks of the summer movie season started out a bit slow, but from here the momentum really starts to build. There's a spike in the number of movies premiering with six coming out this week, two of which are sequels. One of those sequels is a movie I've been anticipating since I heard it was in development. Hint: it involves giant robots, and it's not "Transformers 2."

Opening in cinemas this week are "Terminator Salvation," "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," "Dance Flick," "Easy Virtue," "The Girlfriend Experience," and "The Boys: The Sherman Brothers...
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Coen Brothers Spotlight: From Their Beginnings To 'Burn After Reading'

September 12th, 2008 11:37am EDT
Coen brothers
Many things come to mind when thinking about the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. Dark witty humor, highly stylized production and costume designs, reoccurring actors, clever and often poetic dialogue, and above all some of the best character names in celluloid history.

Just look back at some of the brothers' most memorable characters: The Snoat brothers in Raising Arizona, Bernie Bernbaum and Eddie Dane in Miller's Crossing, Lou Breeze in Barton Fink, Norville Barnes in The Hudsucker Proxy, the Swedish-Americans Marge Gunderson and Jerome Lundegaard in Fargo, Jackie Treehorn and Jesus Q...
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MTV Announces Nominees For '2007 MTV Movie Awards'

April 30th, 2007 10:09am EDT
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man
The destiny of the coveted golden popcorn lies in the hands of the viewers as MTV: Music Television today announced the nominees for the "2007 MTV Movie Awards." Dominating the pack is 300 with 5 nominations followed by Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest with 4 nods.

Also vying for the much sought-after statue is Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Blades of Glory, and The Devil Wears Prada with 3 nominations each.

The 16th annual awards show will be executive produced by Emmy Award winning producer Mark Burnett. Airing LI...
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'Basic Instinct 2' & 'Little Man' Lead RAZZIE Nominations

January 22nd, 2007 11:57am EST
Basic Instinct 2
Voters for this year's 27th Annual RAZZIE Awards had dozens of films to choose from. Heading the list of "Worst Achievements in Film" this year is Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct 2 and Shawn and Marlon Wayans in Little Man. Joining these films in the "Worst Picture" category are M. Night Shyamalan's Lady In The Water, Wicker Man and Bloodrayne.

The Wayans brothers and 'Wicker Man's Nicolas Cage will be competing for "Worst Actor" of 2006 against last year's "winner" Rob Schneider in Benchwarmers, former TV funnyman Tim Allen, with a trio of terrible titles (Santa Clause 3, Shaggy Dog a...
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Opens July 14: Little Man

July 12th, 2006 10:04am EDT
Little Man Summary:

Fate brings a childless couple a bundle of joy -- who happens to have a criminal record -- in this comedy directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Calvin Simms (Marlon Wayans) is a master criminal who with the help of his friend...

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Cast and Crew:

Marlon Wayans (Calvin Simms)

Shawn Wayans (Darryl Edwards)

Kerry Washington (Vanessa Edwards)

John Witherspoon (Pops)

Tracy Morgan (Percy)

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Check Out Comedy Central's Memorial Day Weekend Programming

May 27th, 2006 6:00am EDT
Zoolander
Who says taking a vacation requires leaving the house? This Memorial Day Weekend, say "bon voyage" to annoying tour guides and "aloha" to Comedy Central's "Virtual Vacation." Don't miss three days of hilarious travel-themed programming beginning Saturday, May 27, at 7:00 a.m. and airing through Monday, May 30.

Catch Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson working the runways of Paris and Milan in Zoolander. Take a wild trip to a haunted house with Anna Farris and the Wayans Brothers in Scary Movie 2. Flashback to high school with Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger in 10 Things I Hate About You. Try to...
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Wayans Brothers Create 'Thugaboo' Cartoon

March 13th, 2006 9:53am EST
Marlon Wayans
Comedy brothers Shawn, Keenen Ivory and Marlon Wayans are aiming their latest project at kids after creating three cartoon specials called "Thugaboo." The animated shows, which are loosely based on the brothers' youth, will follow the fortunes of nine kids growing up in the inner city.

The youngest member of what may arguably be the funniest family in show business, Marlon teamed with brother Shawn for television's The Wayans Brothers in 1995. Marlon began to expand his responsibilities by taking on numerous roles, from writer to director and, of course, star.

In 1988, Keenan Iv...
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Wayans Brothers Start Work on Comedy 'Little Man'

December 14th, 2005 1:53pm EST
Marlon Wayans
Production is underway in Vancouver, B.C., on Revolution Studios' "Little Man," a comedy directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans and starring Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kerry Washington and Tracy Morgan. The film will be released by Columbia Pictures over the Memorial Day weekend on May 26, 2006.

In the hilarious comedy, Shawn Wayans plays a man so anxious to become a father that he mistakes a short-statured, baby-faced thief on the run, played by Marlon Wayans, for an abandoned toddler. He and his wife, played by Kerry Washington, take the "baby" into their home and care for him. The "baby...
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