Yes, the movie lives up to its title. In fact, I'd go so far as to say the things these characters do with weapons remind me of the first time I ever saw 'Equilibrium' or 'The Matrix.' Vaughn even has a character specifically name-drop John Woo.
There are two ways to end a televisions series: Quietly and respectfully or by loading as much WTF fuel into the last show as possible. Guess which option these guys chose?
Through no fault of their own, funerals are some of the lamest parties ever thrown. And like any lame party, someone is bound to make it 10 times more awkward.
Running a cloned-dinosaur facility? Naturally, you'll want to staff it with Newman and that dude from Edge of Darkness.
If you arm yourself with headphones and enough Iron Maiden to make your ears want to fight each other, you get the most epic metal video ever put on film. While I didn't have the foresight to bring my own soundtrack canceling apparatus, in hindsight 'Clash of the Titans' almost makes more sense viewed as a collection of moving metal-album co
Fictional worlds look like fun for two hours at a time, but with a little thought you see why living there would make you want to drink yourself into a stupor.
YEAR 2000 TRADEMARKS: -Concerns elderly rich perverts in robes (see: Eyes Wide Shut, The Ninth Gate) -Disc sold as "Collector's Edition" -Stars of two WB dramas (Popular and Dawson's Creek) -Spawned numerous straight-to-DVD sequels (see: Bring it On, Wild Things, American Pie)
Several steps down the ladder from the guys who get all of the (very little) glory, you have an army of peons whose job descriptions seem to have been created as part of some cruel psychological experiment.
Apparently only women eat yogurt and every bodily excriment is blue. Thanks, advertisers!
Movie budgets have gotten so large that it's almost impossible to imagine just what it is they're spending these hundreds of millions on. Well, as with most Hollywood stories, the reality seems more unrealistic than even the worst special effect.
The Academy Awards are like Hollywood's Super Bowl (what with the betting pools, the bean dip, the coma-inducing length) but with one important difference: Super Bowl rings are actually awarded on merit.
All those ancient words of wisdom? Yeah, thrown in on the screenplay's third draft, at four in the morning, after half a pound of cocaine.