Tagged: Based on a TV Show

VIDEO: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)

In the long-awaited 50th episode/third year anniversary/continuation of that delightful changing shirt gag, Mendo presents a tribute to the amazing TV series Twin Peaks, and its infamous flop of a movie prequel/sequel Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me. Look for cameos from some of your favorite internet personalities! And then tell us where you found them.

VIDEO: Lost in Space (1998)

This episode, the Slob looks back at his childhood to take on the 1998 sci-fi classic Lost in Space! Does the film still hold up, or is the Slob just another space cadet? Watch and find out, and enjoy a special cameo from our own Count Jackula!

VIDEO: Speed Racer (2008)

The Cinema Slob takes a look at the Wachowski siblings’ 2008 adaptation of the anime classic Speed Racer! Get ready for fast cars, insane stunts, hot girls, and special effects so intense that… well, you’ll see.

VIDEO: The A-Team (2010)

In 2010, a great action movie adaptation of a hit 1980s action TV show was panned by critics for a crime it didn’t commit. It promptly went to DVD, where it remained mostly forgotten. Today, still disliked by a majority of major film “critics”, it survives as a movie loved by true fans of action-adventure and comedy. If you never saw it, if you had only heard bad things, and if you didn’t know any better than to blindly trust the critics, maybe you should watch: The Cinema Slob’s review of The A-Team!

VIDEO: The Last Airbender (2010)

Joey brings us the first installment in a special series called Crossing the Line, where he examines live action movies based on cartoons. First up is M. Night Shyamalan’s take on the popular Nicktoon Avatar: The Last Airbender. Here’s the twist: It sucks!

VIDEO: Wild Wild West (1999)

The Blockbuster Chick joins the site with a review of the 1999 dud based on the ’60s TV show, starring Will Smith and Kevin Kline as two 1860s government agents brought together by the president to foil a diabolical plot by a legless Kenneth Branagh.

VIDEO: Masters of the Universe (1987)

“Break out your action figures, and settle in for pure ‘80s awesomeness! Long before the horrendous Transformers movies, there was Masters of the Universe, a live action movie that adapted a toy/cartoon series, and actually did it right! Sure, it may be just another fish out of water story, and there may be a few too many new characters, but overall the film delivers. Sword battles, weird creatures, and a 22 year old Courtney Cox? Sign me up!”