With Osama bin Laden yesterday rising again as zombie, today it's the Nazis turn to once again fill the role of stock historical villain with a forced, low-budget genre twist. In Iron Sky, Nazis return to wage war with the world, but--ut oh, history!--they're from the moon this time, and Udo Kier is one of these space Nazis, because it would be impossible for him not to be. Mankind's survival now is in the hands of a Sarah Palin parody and a sort of Will Smith caricature who is quite certain y'all must be trippin'. Where is John Rhys-Davies when his people need him most?
So... this is Mars Attacks by way of Uwe Boll's brain in a glass jar rested atop Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow's Kerry Conran? What a novel distraction on the road to Adolf Dracula.
Man, Nazis. Remember those guys? Some really rotten fellas in that lot. Hitler, etc. So imagine if they got into space! (Unless you're in Germany, where imagining that is probably illegal.) Awful right? Well, that's the concept of this film that may or may not ever come out, Ir... / Continue →
Born from a muddy CGI womb cradled amid Ghosts of Mars, 300, and a Sega CD cutscene from Sewer Shark, Riddick returns Vin Diesel to his role as a muscle-bound mole-man and drops him on a desolate, entirely Vin Diesel-colored planet. There, both bounty hunters and the even more ... / Continue →
Dancing birds. A dog's hindquarters uninterrupted by the puckered flesh of biological necessity. Have an unnecessarily loud, prolonged look at both these things with the first teaser for Blue Sky Studios' Rio 2.... / Continue →