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Wednesday: October 7, 2009

The Griswolds to take yet another vacation courtesy of New Line.The Griswolds to take yet another vacation courtesy of New Line.

The story of the sequel penned so far would focus on Rusty and his kids as they embark on their next wild and crazy vacation.  Clark and Helen make appearances as the good-natured grandparents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:22 PM | Tags (7) | chevychase | clarkgriswold | grandparents | movies | newline | sequel | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.

If you cross the streams, you'll destroy the universe. At any given moment, reality as we know it rests in the hands of three clumsy, out-of-shape scientists. Say Venkman trips. End of the universe. Stantz sneezes. End of the universe. Egon prolapses. End of the universe.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 8:03 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | funny | ghostbusters | movies | scientists | streams |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Even more plot details surrounding Toy Story 3 surface online (spoiler alert).Even more plot details surrounding Toy Story 3 surface online (spoiler alert).

The only problem is – during their initial escape attempt – the Space Ranger gets severely damaged. To the point that Woody & friends are forced to hit Lightyear’s reset button. Which then puts Buzz into Spanish-speaking mode.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:21 PM | Tags (7) | disney | movies | pixar | plot | sequel | threequel | toystory |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.

This light-speed jump takes a split-second, but now they have to wait minutes so they can clear the planet. Not only that, but the Death Star is capable of blowing up entire planets, not just moons, so why don’t they just blow up the entire planet of Yavin?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (10) | deathstar | geeky | holes | movies | plot | questions | startrek | starwars | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ten movies where the sports athletic ability is just awful.Ten movies where the sports athletic ability is just awful.

This has got to be the single worst display of basketball in the history of cinema.  With the exception of the stunt man who played the wolf, not one guy in this entire movie knew how to play basketball.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:34 AM | Tags (5) | ability | athletic | funny | manofest | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

Ian McKellen to reprise role as Gandalf the Grey in 'The Hobbit'.Ian McKellen to reprise role as Gandalf the Grey in 'The Hobbit'.

'If you play a part that gets an awful lot of attention,' he explained, 'forever after you're being asked by directors to play the same part in their movie. But I played the best wizard, and I'm happy to revisit him, which I shall do in The Hobbit with Guillermo del Toro.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:27 PM | Tags (6) | hobbit | ianmckellen | rottentomatoes | lotr | rings | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Future movie sequels through the honest eye of Photoshop.Future movie sequels through the honest eye of Photoshop.

The image to the left would prove to  be a sad day for fans of glistening psuedo-vampires everywhere.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:52 AM | Tags (4) | manipulation | movies | photoshop | sequels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 16, 2009

Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.Watch the first five minutes of Tim Schafer's Brutal Legend.

Yep, I'll be buying this (as if I had any hesitation before-hand anyway). Also of note for those still on the fence, demo version comes out on Xbox 360 and PS3 tomorrow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:52 PM | Tags (9) | movies | introduction | brutallegend | timschafer | jackblack | gaming | demo | videogames | metal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Some plot details regarding Cars 2 surface online.Some plot details regarding Cars 2 surface online.

It looks like you'll be seeing different races around the world with a little bit spy thriller mixed in for good measure (wasn't a big fan of the original but my kid is obsessed). The sequel will be in theaters summer of 2011.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 4:21 PM | Tags (8) | cars | cars2 | disney | lightning | mater | movies | pixar | sequel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Some additional plot points about Toy Story 3 surface online.Some additional plot points about Toy Story 3 surface online.

The purported plot: Andy packs up for college, debates bringing Buzz and Woody. Shenanigans occur and somehow all of the toys end up in a daycare center where they are 'horribly abused' by little kids. Ok then.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:59 PM | Tags (8) | disney | movies | pixar | plot | points | sequel | toystory | toystory3 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.

Terms of the settlement, announced Tuesday, were confidential. The trust noted that the settlement allows the New Line/MGM films based on Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' to go forward without legal challenge.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:17 AM | Tags (6) | hobbit | lotr | movies | newline | settlement | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?

Tron Legacy will hit theaters on December 17, 2010. The movie will square off that weekend against The Green Hornet and The Smurfs. Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde star in the follow-up film.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:09 AM | Tags (5) | movies | release | smurfs | theaters | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 3, 2009

YouTube would like to jump into the online movie rental business.YouTube would like to jump into the online movie rental business.

One studio executive familiar with the talks downplayed the significance of the talks, saying no deals have been struck and the conversations are at best in the early stages.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:36 AM | Tags (4) | movies | rentals | studios | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.

Ah, memories.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:32 AM | Tags (5) | eighties | funny | movies | posters | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 76 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Have a peek at some footage from 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs'.Have a peek at some footage from 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs'.

I remember this being one of my favorite books to read as a kid. Here's to hoping my childhood fondness of said book won't be ruined by this adaptation. Looks like it'll be ok, I mean, can you go wrong with Neil Patrick Harris?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:15 AM | Tags (5) | children | cloudy | kids | meatballs | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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