Friday, June 29, 2012

Watchin' Trailerz with Doug (June 29)

Only two days left of (30) Stars of Summer. If you haven't played along, YOU ARE DEAD TO ME. For this column, however, it's back to the old ways of WTwD -- new trailerz coupled with adolescent observations. If I'm a bit rusty, I apologize. It's just that, well, #30starsofsummer feels like it's lasted for 300 days, not just one month. And trying to keep up (which, admittedly, I've had a hard time doing) is WORK! Kudos to Steve K, JP, FritzFassbender, Mac McEntire, et al. You guys are the REAL heroes. Next year? (A Few) Stars of Summer, amIright? Anyway, here are a BUNCH of new previews, some of which were released a few weeks ago. Gotta make up for skipping a month, right?

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 29: Jack Lemmon

The second-to-last day of (30) Stars of Summer is both sour and sweet.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

F This Movie! - A Few Good Men

Patrick and Doug's existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives.



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Also discussed this episode: Chinatown, Margot at the Wedding, Your Friends and Neighbors, Don't Go in the Woods, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 27: Jackie Chan

Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Heavy Action: Action Movie Ballads!

Shitting on the Classics is on vacation this week while JB celebrates his 25th wedding anniversary (all together: "Awwwww!"), so in its place please enjoy this very special, all-music edition of Heavy Action!

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 26: Melanie Griffith

Just five more days. Everyone get out your copy of Milk Money!

Monday, June 25, 2012

I'll Watch Anything: Mark Ahn Watches House (Hausu)

The back of the Criterion Collection Blu-Ray of starts with this line: “How to describe Nobuhiko Obayashi’s indescribable 1977 movie House (Hausu)?” Well, I don’t know either.

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 25: Jack Nicholson

Today's entry is not going to hurt you. He just going to bash your brains in.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 24: Christina Ricci

Today's entry has the distinction of being a) the youngest star in (30) Stars of Summer and b) the only one to be chained to a radiator by Sam Jackson.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Watchin' Trailerz with Doug (June 22)

Are you guys sad? Of course you are (you're HUMAN after all), because (30) Stars of Summer is almost over! But don't worry -- you still have plenty of time to play along! Because June ends on a Saturday, I'll be featuring trailers from the final nine actors in this single post. You're welcome? Next week, it's back to new previews, as well as my HILARIOUS* commentary (*amusing at best). So soak it up while the soaking's good! Ew! #30starsofsummer

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 22: Whoopi Goldberg

Not every day in (30) Stars of Summer can be easy.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

F This Movie! - The Game

Discovering the object of Patrick and Alex's podcast on The Game is the object of Patrick and Alex's podcast on The Game.



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(30) Stars of Summer - Day 20: Jennifer Jason Leigh

It's already been established that today's entry is one of my favorite actresses. Now we all get to see why.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Sh!#ting on the Classics: Gone With the Wind

I really wanted to watch this again at the start of the summer because, from what I understand, Gone With The Wind is the prequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 19: Dick Miller

Today's entry is a guy who has been in SO MANY MOVIES, many of which were directed by Roger Corman or Joe Dante. So he's awesome.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

With its quirky indie premise, its indie rock soundtrack and the fact that it stars one of today's indie movie darlings, it would be easy to dismiss Safety Not Guaranteed as warmed-over Sundance fodder by way of 1997 -- "hipster bullshit," as at least one internet commenter has stated. That would be missing the point.

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 18: Marilyn Monroe

Happy birthday, Mr. President.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 15: Keith David

(30) Stars of Summer hits the halfway mark with one half of the greatest fight scene ever filmed.

Watchin' Trailerz with Doug (June 15)

You guys, (30) Stars of Summer is halfway over (or halfway FULL, if you're an optimist [we are not]). Have you been playing along? The only possible answer, of course, is YES. So, thanks! This week looks like an interesting mix of actors, including supporting stars, Hollywood royalty and Dick Miller. DICK MILLER! If that doesn't get your heart racing, well, then, YOU sir are already DEAD. #30starsofsummer

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 12: Susan Sarandon

Did you know that Susan Sarandon is 65 years old? She can totally retire. And marry me (us). She's also the first (30 Stars of Summer entry to have made out with one of our other entries. WE LOVE HER.

Sh!#ting on the Classics: (30) Stars of Summer: JB's Nightmare Version II


I am glad that so many of you are having fun playing (30) Stars of Summer with us this month. At least I hope you are all having fun. You are all having fun, aren’t you?

Fun is what it is ALL about.

But last night I had a very bad dream. I dreamed about what NEXT year’s (30) Stars of Summer lineup might just look like.

I do have to warn you -- it is terrifying.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

F This Movie! - Prometheus

Patrick and JB went looking for their beginning, and what they found could be their end.



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Also discussed this episode: Moonrise Kingdom, Snow White and the Huntsmen

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 10: Pam Grier


There are no words. Well, there's one word. GodDAMN.

Friday, June 8, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 8: Catherine Keener

Here's the thing: if we ever got Catherine Keener, we wouldn't have a clue what to do with Catherine Keener.

Watchin' Trailerz with Doug (June 8)

Are you playing along with our (30) Stars of Summer game? If so, great! Hope you're having fun so far. Because it is. SO FUN. If you're not, WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU? Look, we're only a quarter of the way through June, so there's still plenty of time to hop on board. And believe me, this is the week to start paying attention. Shit's about to get CRAY. Kurt Russell! Bam! Pam Grier! Boobs! Clint Eastwood! Snarl! To whet your appetitite (gross), here are seven trailers featuring the second set of actors for June. #30starsofsummer

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 6: Diane Keaton

Hello, Diane Hall. We luuurve you. We loave you. We luff you. Two F's.

F This Movie! - Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Erich Asperschlager returns to talk with Patrick about Monty Python, British humor, swallows and shrubberies.



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Also discussed this episode: Inception, Batman Begins, Giallo, Inferno

Monday, June 4, 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012

(30) Stars of Summer - Day 1: Jimmy Stewart

(30) Stars of Summer kicks off with our favorite everyman.

Watchin' Trailerz with Doug (June 1)

Today is the kickoff of the inaugural F This Movie! (30) Stars of Summer series! To help you get in the spirit, here are seven trailers featuring the first seven actors of June. YOU'RE WELCOME. Now, get off your butts and start watching! We eagerly await your 50-word (or LESS [please GOD less]) reviews! #30starsofsummer