January is upon us, which as we all know is the time of year reserved for that curious mix of Oscar bait finally going wide, obvious duds that got pushed back from summertime/holiday releases, and the rare diamond in the rough taking advantage of a total lack of competition. In other words, expect Rogue One to dominate the box office for the foreseeable future.
Tagged: Sigourney Weaver
A look at the Ghostbusters series, with a focus on the underrated part 2.
Amazon is making a TV show from that movie about a TV show that’s really a parody of that other TV show that they made all those movies about.
“Of course we’re getting another movie with Ripley, because Fox knows that whatever Prometheus grossed at the box office, a ‘true sequel’ to Aliens starring Weaver and Biehn will put those numbers to shame.”
This episode: Galaxy Quest! Which is to say: belief, placebo, Thermians, Jason Nesmith as totally-not-William-Shatner, and the most affectionate Star Trek parody ever.
“It’s really amusing to watch each character get slowly dumbed down before our eyes. It’s like watching the history of slasher films itself, as each sequel becomes stupider, more clichéd, and less human and enjoyable.”