Archive for August 9, 2012
Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web for you. Today you’ll find famous movie quotes in proper English; a Beautiful Batman Cake; and a sexy Captain America cosplay. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
To kick things off today, TheGeekTwins have an olympic-themed poll for you. Which Sci-Fi sport should be in the next olympics?
Rejected Pitches: E.T.
The execs just have one little suggestion for Steven Spielberg’s little turd of an alien movie.
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[Note: Since The Bourne Legacy is about to open in theaters, we're republishing our "Bourne To Be Alive" mash-up video. Enjoy!]
To coincide with the release of The Bourne Legacy, here is a fun little mashup of the best moments from the Bourne Series – set to the classic 1979 disco hit “Born to be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez. You’ll wish for Bourne-like amnesia when you can’t stop whistling this tune day in and day out after watching our video.
After its release date was pushed back a week to give The Dark Knight Rises room to breathe, The Bourne Legacy aims to revive the franchise that solidified Matt Damon as a bonafide movie star and racked up almost a billion dollars at the box office. This time out, Jeremy Renner takes the reins in a story that overlaps ...
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Word from the Television Critics Association press tour made it clear that Showtime is interested in a ninth season of their serial killer drama Dexter, even if producers and star Michael C. Hall are currently stating that the eighth season of the show will be the last.
However, two years still have to go by before a final decision can be made. For fans, the focus is really on the forthcoming seventh season of the series – which just debuted an official promo poster along with a few new images that give us our first look at cast members Yvonne Strhovski, Jason Gedrick and Ray Stevenson.
Check out the official Dexter season seven poster below:
Complete with a couple witty taglines hinting at the obstacles Dexter and Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) will have to overcome ...
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Fans of BBC’s triumphant crime drama Luther may have more to look forward to than just the upcoming third season – as series creator Neil Cross is in preliminary talks with the BBC to produce a spin-off miniseries based on sexy psychopathic sidekick Alice Morgan. Should the offshoot take place it would follow the misadventures of the sultry antihero’s in the United States and won’t feature the gruff but lovable John Luther right away. However, Cross is open to the idea of him appearing in future Alice-centric miniseries.
Luther centers on the life of brilliant but troubled Detective Chief Inspector John Luther (Idris Elba) who returns to duty following a seven month suspension for beating a child killer into a coma. Despite his keen ability to solve crimes his frequent and often violent fits of rage has ...
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Versatile funnyman Jimmy Fallon is used to performing in front of live audiences, due to his time spent working as a regular cast member on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and, currently, as the host of his own NBC late night show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
He’s also hosted numerous award shows, including the MTV Movie Awards (several times), and, most notably, the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. His seasoned experience in these fields had to play a role in him emerging as a frontrunner to host the 2013 Academy Awards ceremony, but Fallon has since shot down rumors of securing the gig.
In an interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s Today Show (currently airing in London due to the Olympics), Fallon was very straightforward when asked about hosting the Oscars:
“No, I’m not going to do the ...
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