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VALKYRIE behind the scenes hits the nets!

Hey folks, Harry here - a reader calling themselves Goebbles sent me a link to this interesting, yet annoying behind the scenes video with footage from Singer's VALKYRIE - written by Christopher McQuarrie - fucking fantastic script btw. It's the story about the real Nazi plot to kill Hitler starring an amazing cast and promising to be one of the highlights of next year's movies. At least I hope it is. What's annoying about the below video? Well - it comes from ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT - and there's just something horrific about bright and cheery Mary Hart talking about Nazis and Tom Cruise. And then the hatchet graphics and swirling ET shit - just grates. That said - we do get to see some fun stuff in here. So just be warned - you'll have to endure ET's nightmarish production displays... but it's our first look behind the scenes of VALKYRIE...

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  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:07 p.m. CST


    by BGDAWES

    Oh yeah.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Glad to see Branagh onscreen again...

    by TheRealSeveren

    also looking forward to his Sleuth remake.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:10 p.m. CST

    Fist you

    by Space oddity

    Christopher McQuarry returns to judge the living and the dead. Beautiful

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:12 p.m. CST

    <strong>I'm so clever.</strong>

    by BGDAWES

    I intentionally misspelled 'First'. <br> <br> Wasn't that clever?

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:14 p.m. CST

    One other thing...

    by BGDAWES

    <strong> I really don't care about this movie. </strong>

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:19 p.m. CST

    They couldnt even spell his name correctly

    by Frye777

    And Tom bears quiet a resemblance to Stauffenberg? Yeah, except the fact that he didn't have that fuckin big nose!

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Mary Hart

    by theeternalhipster

    Yeah. Entertainment Tonight has always been very grating.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:33 p.m. CST

    How can it be Suspensful...

    by Francis Begbie

    if we know they didn't do it, I don't get that, that's like saying the movie Titanic would be suspensful.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:54 p.m. CST

    ET is beyond shite.

    by jimmy rabbitte

    I stopped watching in 1983 (when I was 12 years-old.) I knew I'd made the right decision yeas later when I heard they were doing fashion reports on participants in the O.J. trial.<p> ...waaaaaay beyond shite.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:58 p.m. CST


    by Pound Sand

    I just got off the phone with Mary Hart and it gave me a seizure.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 3:59 p.m. CST

    This movie looks VERY GOOD

    by Proman1984

    I'll be looking forward.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 4:18 p.m. CST



    That video format nearly pierced my eardrums with that the witch's talking coupled with the jumpy loading of it! then when i try to play it again there's no sound!?

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Why do they pronouncing it Val Ka ray?


    Got that show looks migraine inducing but the movie looks good.<P>Singer needs a real world movie coz Superman was one comic book movie too far.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 4:30 p.m. CST

    I can only repeat myself:

    by Klaus Herzog

    This has the potential to be one fucking great movie. Stellar cast, incredible source material and, so it seems, great dedication from all the people involved. If Tom pulls this off and I really think he can, he will be able to shake all this Couch-jumping-Scientology bullshit and be one of Hollywood's all time A-list again. I'm very optimistic and will keep my fingers crossed.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 4:50 p.m. CST


    by ironic_name


  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Singer's gay/jewish/adopted agenda

    by Fineus Fog

    hopefully it doesnt shine thru too much like it does in xmen "oh I am an outcat - boohoo. The adoption thing was so obvious in superman as well

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:08 p.m. CST


    by ironic_name

    they fucking fail! <P> and it probably the other way around, dogphart3k.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:11 p.m. CST

    itS probably the other way around.

    by ironic_name

    its. <P> they're cruise-in for cock an singer-ing for sack.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:15 p.m. CST

    Fist posters................


    ..............oh don't even get me started, seriously!

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:23 p.m. CST

    whats contraversial about it?

    by BMacSmith

    sounds like a good story about a hero trying to kill hitler. whats wrong with that?

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:30 p.m. CST


    by Lando Griffin

    is now the title of the flick formerly known as Valkyrie

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:32 p.m. CST

    WITH WINGS AS EAGLES back in the day!

    by ABking

    If Arnold had/has the balls CRUISE has then he will still try to make WITH WINGS AS EAGLES (if he comes back)!

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:33 p.m. CST

    Next up for Cruise

    by Lando Griffin

    should be a movie about the thetans closest to Xenu and their insurrection and plot to kill him

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 5:35 p.m. CST

    very metal is serious!

    by ironic_name

    like, totally!

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 6:10 p.m. CST


    by Uncapie

    Perhaps its just as import to understand why love is a conundrum amongst the movie elite. According to Charlie on Denise Richards: "You're a sad, talentless pig." Seems Charlie's been getting tips from a certain, wife abusing pal Alec Baldwin. And now, the rest of the story....Denise countered by saying that Charlie sends shots of his "Free Willy" to those that request it including the whores on Whore Island. And there you have it....goood daaay!

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 6:17 p.m. CST

    Not a Summer movie.

    by CopOnTheEdge

    They should hold it until Thanksgiving. Don't pull a "Cinderella Man" or "A Mighty Heart," Paramount.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Could not care less about this movie

    by Toxic Frog

    Sick of WWII propaganda, sick of Tom Cruise

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 9:17 p.m. CST

    if tom cruise is in it

    by dr.bulber

    no can watch.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Whose Bunker will they film this in?

    by Reload

    Hitler's or Cruise's? Seriously, I need to know.

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 10:49 p.m. CST

    If I go this movie, I'll have to cheer for Hitler.

    by kabong

    Hitler was a monster. But he wasn't Tom Cruise. <p> Will they show the SS murdering 5000 in reprisal, employing meat hooks and piano wire?

  • Oct. 4, 2007, 11:18 p.m. CST

    Titanic WAS suspenseful

    by Osmosis Jones

    Yeah, we know the boat sinks, but we're still not 100% sure who will live and who will die. And even knowing that Kate survives, can you deny the white-knuckle suspense of them trapped behind a locked gate in a corridor that's flooding?

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 1:04 a.m. CST


    by VegasRon

    ...I totally get your point! If was a 15-year-old girl.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 3:54 a.m. CST

    Looks great

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Singer has a lot of making up to do for Superman Returns. His most interesting films for me so far have been Usual Suspects and Apt Pupil, let's hope he's got all the comic book stuff out of his system.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 3:55 a.m. CST

    Mary Hart

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Is this woman real? One of the most annoying people i've ever seen in my life. There's something about that fake, cheery, sunny, plastic Californian veneer that makes me want to kill.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 4:39 a.m. CST

    Where is Hitler's body?

    by Mr Squirrel

    The official story is that the Russians found his dead body and burned it. Hmmm. And took a couple of photos of the corpse that don't look anything like Hitler (google them and see). Double-hmmmm.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 7:33 a.m. CST

    Kenneth Branagh

    by phast freddy

    should be in a lot more big movies

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 7:52 a.m. CST

    Speaking of Cruise

    by emeraldboy

    apart from the news that he is building an alien bunker in one of his houses. Has anyone heard anything about Lions for Lambs. It opens next month. I havent heard a thing about it except that its a political thriller and that redford, cruise and streep are in it. it cant be good that there has been no press for this whatsoever.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 8:08 a.m. CST

    Lions for Lambs is

    by emeraldboy

    written by MIcheal Matthew Carnahan. The tagline for the movie is If you stand for something you will fall for anything. It makes the film out to be a joke. One might say that it applies to cruise. Carnahan wrote The kingdom. which is out in cinemas. but it will be gone tomorrow. It is completed movie. So how come there has no word of mouth.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 8:11 a.m. CST

    Lions for lambs is

    by emeraldboy

    out in the UK on 9th of Nov.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 8:18 a.m. CST

    According to empire the of lions for lambs

    by emeraldboy

    is this(warning contains spoliers) Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise star in LIONS FOR LAMBS, a powerful and gripping story that digs behind the news, the politics and a nation divided to explore the human consequences of a complicated war. Directed by Academy Award(r) winner Robert Redford, the story begins after two determined students at a West Coast University, Arian (DEREK LUKE) and Ernest (MICHAEL PENA), follow the inspiration of their idealistic professor, Dr. Malley (REDFORD), and attempt to do something important with their lives. But when the two make the bold decision to join the battle in Afghanistan, Malley is both moved and distraught. Now, as Arian and Ernest fight for survival in the field, they become the string that binds together two disparate stories on opposite sides of America. In California, an anguished Dr. Malley attempts to reach a privileged but disaffected student (ANDREW GARFIELD) who is the very opposite of Arian and Ernest. Meanwhile, in Washington D.C. the charismatic Presidential hopeful, Senator Jasper Irving (CRUISE), is about to give a bombshell story to a probing TV journalist (STREEP) that may affect Arian and Ernest’s fates. As arguments, memories and bullets fly, the three stories are woven ever more tightly together, revealing how each of these Americans has a profound impact on each other and the world. sounds...very..zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 1:01 p.m. CST

    I didn't know Stauffenberg was 12 inch tall...

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Guess he must have been, though, since Cruise is playing him. After all, this project is keen or realism, eh?

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 1:45 p.m. CST

    This movie and Valkyrie will both bomb

    by emeraldboy

    why? becuase not only are they about War but they sound boring. Cruises next projects sound funny. Rubicon. Cruise Plays the man who tried to kill hitler. Not much mirth their i agree, but The Nazi's were camp, look at those hand gestures. Then their is the Hardy men. sounds like porn to me. Tropical Thunder. Sounds life soft porn. Then there is Men. Havent a clue what thats about. Wait.. I will go to and find out. Men is a todd Philips comedy about An advertising executive surreptitiously becomes roommates with his wife's lover--an egotistical artist--in order to sabotage their affair and save his marriage. Kind of ironic. how many affairs has cruise sabotaged, to marry the women of his dreams.

  • Oct. 5, 2007, 2:20 p.m. CST

    this is a remake.

    by mrbong

    go and find the excellent Rogue Male, starring Peter O'Toole.

  • June 11, 2008, 5:52 a.m. CST

    Mayb on DVD...

    by Gnarlock

    I was totally whelmed by the trailer. Sadly, I'm intensely interested in the subject of pretty much anything dealing with the conflicts of WWII. Tom Cruise, however, does not cut it as a German and especially not as Colonel Stauffenberg. For starters, Cruise apparently can't do an American accent, what makes anyone think he can do a German accent. The evidence in the trailer is that casting him in this part is as good an idea as casting John Wayne as Genghis Khan... oh, wait, that happened didn't it... and the movie sucked, didn't it? Oh well, I guess this is merely proof that film makers just won't learn, even when beaten with the evidence over and over again. For my part... I'd love to watch this in the movies, but, at most, I'll watch it at home on DVD... and as opposed as I am to piracy, it'll be tempted to get a pirated copy so as not to give the makers of this film any incentive to repeat the mistake.