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Harry's DVD PICKS & PEEKS - 2nd wk of April 2012: STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Blu, Depp, Serling, Protest movie, Logan's Run TV show, All Dark Shadows & much more!!!

Published at: April 10, 2012, 3:58 a.m. CST

Hey folks, Harry here with today’s DVD Picks & Peeks. Nice to say that. Like I said, things have been crazy around here… now that the basics of the set and show have been set up, things are starting to calm down, which has allowed me to catch up on this column for all of you. Some great stuff this week, but none better than this first offering. Wow. As usual the images and links take you to Amazon where you can learn more on the title – and even purchase the item which helps to support this column!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012





A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Blu Ray

Tennessee Williams play… Elia Kazan’s brilliant direction… Brando’s supreme iconography – the man was just existing on an entirely different plane of existence, creating a performance often referenced but never equaled. Then there’s Vivian Leigh. Just wow. Her Blanche DuBois… it’s just so aching and real. Then there’s Kim Hunter’s Stella. This is cinema beating it’s chest and getting down to the essentials of performance, writing and film that boils. This film sweats, it increases the humidity – and this Blu Ray is just something miraculous. This Blu Ray is flawless. You get a commentary that has some feedback from Karl Malden and some film historians. There’s the hour and fifteen minute ELIA KAZAN: A DIRECTOR’S JOURNEY. There’s a piece called A STREETCAR ON BROADWAY, then another on A STREETCAR IN HOLLYWOOD. There’s a piece on CENSORSHIP AND DESIRE. A feature on Alex North’s amazing score! A brief look at Brando – and Marlon Brando’s screen-test for A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE which is awesome. There’s 15+ minutes of outtakes and more than that in Audio Outtakes. The only problem I have is that all the extras are Standard Def. But hell, I can live with that.




DON JUAN DEMARCO Blu Ray

I love this movie. Love it. I love Johnny Depp’s performance and I love Marlon Brando’s gloriously sexy fat man! Not only that, but this is the film where I truly fell in love with Faye Dunaway. She’s so beautiful in here. I love her and Brando as an old married couple recapturing their spark and fire. I love the drunk on romance of this film. I love the way Depp teaches you to see how women move as a source for their beauty… the way the clothes hug the skin and form of a woman. This movie is in love with love and the power of cinema to romanticize. It is perhaps this film, more than any other, for which I love Johnny Depp – and always will. He’s awesome here.




NIGHT GALLERY: SEASON THREE

I’m that particular breed of geek that just can’t imagine the person that doesn’t pick up Season Three of NIGHT GALLERY. Sure, if you don’t have Season 1 & 2, you should see those first. They are the better seasons, but Season 3 has a healthy dose of the fantastic. You’ve got performers like Burgess Meredith, Mickey Rooney, VINCENT PRICE & LEONARD NIMOY… You have THE OTHER WAY OUT and FINNEGAN’S FLIGHT – which are arguably some of the best work that Serling was ever involved in. Then on this DVD – you get the two LOST episodes. You get Audio Commentary on THE RETURN OF THE SORCERER… great episode that one. This is just the stuff of legend from my childhood. NIGHT GALLERY was the shit. I’m still hoping for a great remastered BLU RAY treatment of the whole thing to equal the amazing TWILIGHT ZONE Blu Rays! But that’s not even in the planning stages as best as I can tell. So good!




THE STRAWBERRY STATEMENT

This film was released a month after Kent State in 1970, but had been shot long before that terrible moment in U.S. history. Starring a young Bruce Davison and Kim Darby, who was straight off of TRUE GRIT and 3 years before DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK. If you’re one of those people that were horrified by our country’s recent handling of student protests – check out this film. This was a movie at the time that was trying to wake people up to what was going on. Advocacy filmmaking – and the movie is good stuff. Really underlines this kind of nightmare.




THE IRON LADY Blu Ray

I kind of hated this do nothing movie that didn’t illuminate me an ounce on who Margaret Thatcher was as a human being. I was not a fan of Streep’s performance which sounded like an incredibly stiff Julia Childs to my ear. The embalming that the Makeup artists performed on her just made the film the second worst makeup of the year behind J. EDGAR. I remember Thatcher as definitely having that painted quality – but I had a hard time taking Streep serious as this character. Mainly because I felt we never got to discover who she was. I can’t imagine wanting to own this.




LOGAN’S RUN: Complete Series

Commence Nerdgasms. There was a time in the 70s where many geeks believed this show was the greatest thing ever. I remember the conventions with dozens of folks in Sandman costumes. I shit you not. They’d argue with the Trek gets that the future was LOGAN’S RUN, not STAR TREK… Just as HUNGER GAMES is doing now. And like HUNGER GAMES, there’s genuine quality at play here. The LOGAN’S RUN complete series is a damn fine show. Written by folks like D.C. Fontana and Harlan Ellison, along with a troupe of great sci-fi minds. This was an ambitious show. Ever since it aired, it’s basically been impossible to see these, except through bootlegs – and it’s entire fanbase has existed via those Video Tape dealers at conventions that have stuff that 99% of the world doesn’t know about, but that makes us geeks go nuts. I love that official versions of this stuff is coming out! The quality is just tremendous. Watching Gregory Harrison and Heather Menzies on these sets are just so cool.




THE DARKEST HOUR Blu Ray

This is an American apocalyptic adventure sci-fi horror about strange energy beings that just start killing everything. It’s pretty goddamn awful – but I was sitting there watching it when the notion hit me. Holy shit, a crappy sci-fi movie starring Americans is shooting Red Square and Lenin Square and on the Academy of Science Plaza… and I know that’s technically not a big deal – but within my lifetime that was once unthinkable. Sometimes I love thinking about what we’re seeing from that perspective – simply because nothing on screen was particularly giving me anything to care about, so my brain just began to wander. I thought about how much the world has changed and how we’re even making crappy movies in Red Square. That’s… kinda amazing. Much moreso than anything else in this movie. It has a nice look – it’s just total bullshit though.




A TRIP TO THE MOON Restored (Limited Edition Steelbook Blu Ray)

Folks – I’m sad to report this has problems. There’s some sync problems with the scores. There’s a lack of options on the color restoration… And the disc does cost $30. It could be better. There’s a great documentary with wonderful interviews with a bunch of filmmakers. But I’d be lying if I wasn’t a bit disappointed on this. That said – if you turn the sound off on the restoration of the original hand tinted restored print of A TRIP TO THE MOON… you’ll just be in awe. Truly one of the great short film achievements in cinema history. So iconic.




DARK SHADOWS: The Complete Original Series (Limited Edition)

DARK SHADOWS fans, your time has come. Thanks to the media blitz that naturally accompanies everything that Johnny Depp and Tim Burton get involved in… You can now add to your collection 131 DVDs containing all 1,225 complete episodes of DARK SHADOWS in a Coffin Container where the end art ends up displaying Barnabas in his coffin. Too cool. There’s over 120 cast and crew interviews. Bloopers, BTS, a booklet. It weighs over 15 lbs. And running an epic 470 hours… it’d take nearly 20 consecutive 24 hours to watch them all. How committed are you to being the authoritative DARK SHADOWS fan before the release. Here’s your chance to really dive in. It’ll set you back over $500, but really… this is a helluva big set.




INTO THE ABYSS Blu-Ray

I ate a lot of Chinese food in Conroe, Texas as a child. It was when my mom & dad took me to the Texas Renaissance Faire where they sold their artwork. Watching Werner Herzog’s documentary set in Conroe, Texas… all about a 28 year old Death Row inmate… and it’s Herzog exploring the phenomenon of execution. He talks with the men that help strap down the condemned – and he shows the toll it can have on those men. He lets the condemned know that he doesn’t necessarily like him. It’s brilliant. I live in a very odd state. Austin is as liberal as they get, and yet, we’re the minority. Having to live with State Sanctioned Execution and a host of other things that drive us crazy. Herzog underlines this and I thank him for it. We need more people calling attention to the insanity of the state I love.




THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS

KING KONG’s Bruce Cabot plays the Wes Studi character from the Michael Mann film of Magua… But Randolph Scott plays a fantastic Hawkeye… maybe not quite at the level of Daniel Day Lewis, but it is a very different film. And going into that, take it with you. This is LAST OF THE MOHICANS being done at the top of Hollywood’s powers in 1936 with Randolph Scott being just about as heroic a Hawkeye as you could imagine. I love this version, but it is one of those tales that I just love. One of the great American adventure stories ever told. It fires the imagination. That’s still the power of James Fenimore Cooper. Good buy!




THE TERRORISTS Blu Ray

Starring Sean Connery and Ian McShane in 1975, THE TERRORISTS is generally considered one the lost Sean Connery films – as it has been very nearly impossible to see for quite some time. Thankfully Anchor Bay is putting out this Blu Ray which officially makes it great to see. It had come out on VHS, but this is its first time on a superior format. Woo Hoo. Connery is a charming dogged hunter of terrorists and he’ll capture you and make you cheer and love him for getting the terrorists. And now we know the truth behind Connery’s “retirement” mhmmm… He’s keeping the world safe. You know it.




DARK SHADOWS: FAN FAVORITES

For less than $10, you can get this great Cliff Notes version of DARK SHADOWS. You get the episode where Barnabas returns to Collinwood for the very first time. You have the Séance that gave you the ghost of Sarah Collins. There’s the werewolf. The zombie return of Quentin Collins. The costume party and more. These will give you a working knowledge of what’s up. At some level. I really enjoyed this set. 9 complete episodes!




DARK SHADOWS: BEST OF BARNABAS

Here you get another 9 episodes for under $10 with these purporting to be the best Barnabas episodes, these are episodes that are meant to suck you into the mythology of the show and the mystique of Barnabas himself. I haven’t gotten started on this set yet, but I will. I’d probably need to take a month off of doing anything just to get through that whole Dark Shadows set. One can dream.




DEBAUCHERY

An inexperienced and bored housewife decides to allow herself to be exploited in a Japanese sex club to learn more about sex in this very perverse and depraved PINK film. That said – it’s a fascinating one. This is really dirty stuff – but isn’t full on porn. It’s… well, a PINK film. If you like this stuff, this is a good one.




THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE

There’s a serial killer that is targeting handicapped women. Jacqueline Bisset (god I love her) plays a “beautiful” mute girl staying at her uncle, played by Academy Award winning actor Christopher Plummer. This is fucking great, a wonderful suspense thriller starring one of my biggest all time crushes and Christopher Plummer too! Check this flick out, it’s great.

Next week we’ll be looking at MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE GHOST PROTOCOL Blu, SHAME Blu, HIGH ROAD TO CHINA Blu, THE DIVIDE Blu, Season 1 of YOUNG JUSTICE, Roger Corman’s NURSE pictures, ROADRACERS Blu Ray, BUCK PRIVATES Blu Ray, THE ASPHYX Blu Ray, ALAMBRISTA! Criterion Blu, THE SKY’S THE LIMIT, LIVING IN A BIG WAY, THE DOORWAY TO HELL, OPERATION CONDOR 2: ARMOUR OF GOD Blu, Lost Detective Classics, Rare Sound Shorts, CANNIBAL ISLAND and that’s about it. Thanks for being understanding. Glad to be caught up.

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  • April 10, 2012, 4:01 a.m. CST

    The Darkest Hour

    by Nesskid

    Really looked like the worst idea on Earth and it would seem that audiences proved that to be true. Did this even play in theaters?

  • Typically and blatantly Immoral behavior and all of you fucking plebs should be used to it by now as I've proven, time and time again, that I'm a greedy fat fucking bastard who is perfectly happy with people knowing that I'm a toxic waste dump of a human being with dogshit and Twinkie filling where my soul and integrity should be. I’m in this for ME-ME-ME and will forever continue to lie through my teeth because having spent my whole life as a disgusting example of American gluttony, I have no shame what-so-ever in bullshitting people just as long as I get what I need to fill the hole in my life that I stuff with food, toys, collectables and knowing various Hollywood celebrities on a first name basis although they secretly despise me and only pander for publicity reasons and buy me off with freebies, screenings and pweasants and if they don’t I CRY, SCREAM AND POUT like the fucking retarded man-child I’ve been my whole worthless existence due to the negligence of my inbred trailer trash parents who let me live in a world of fantasy and delusion as opposed to learning basic grammar/spelling and physical fitness. So despite the uproar about hit whoring with a script that I KNEW to be fake, I'll just ignore any mean things people say to me because they're just jealous because I'm popular although subconsciously I know what a fucking degenerate I am which is why I have an endless pit of want that can never be filled. Signed Harry "Jerkoff" Knowles Esquire the 3rd

  • This fucking lowlife acting like a piece of shit. He gets busted and tries to weasel his way out or just flat out ignores it. If we don't let him then he and his flunkies start banning.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:30 a.m. CST

    It's amazing how every DVD column begins with Harry explaining why it's late

    by Kill List Hammertime

    And I'm with Creepy and Phantom. Your readership is obviously not fucking happy, how about pulling your head out your arse and doing something about it? Stop being a twat, Harry.

  • You'd have to be a fucking idiot to not recognize that it WAS a good movie. But this corpulent asswipe got nothing from Warners so he made out that it put him to sleep i.e. it was boring.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:44 a.m. CST

    i used to read this column

    by mick vance

    just to see what below the radar movies were coming out, but now i just love to fucking read it to see everyone bash on Harry.

  • April 10, 2012, 5:12 a.m. CST

    Political comments in a movie site...

    by Dustoff74

    if you don't like the death penalty, fine. but in a dvd review, your 2 political cents shouldn't be a part of it. (just as you don't give a damn about my opinion that i am all for executions instead of feedind and supporting a murderer for a lifetime.) and by the way, harry, how much did that box set way? (damn, use a spell check or get Yoko to proofread.)

  • April 10, 2012, 5:15 a.m. CST

    What is the name of the blond actress in that

    by KilliK

    Dark Shadows poster above? anyone knows?

  • April 10, 2012, 5:45 a.m. CST

    The Terrorists

    by Madmacks

    It's been out for years on DVD.......get your facts right fat boy!

  • April 10, 2012, 6 a.m. CST

    Debauchery...

    by Karl Childers

    Damn I wish Netflix would rent out these softcore titles.

  • It couldn't because she isn't.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:28 a.m. CST

    Man...those posters need to get laid

    by steve

    Posting that nonsense at 6am? Women must flock to them.

  • April 10, 2012, 7:26 a.m. CST

    Headgeek, re The Iron Lady

    by Colin Dent

    The reason you couldn't 'get' Thatcher as a human being is, quite simply, she eradicated that aspect of her nature. Apart from the spite, the vindictiveness, the sneakiness, the elitism, the bigotry and the general all round vileness of the woman. Seriously, when she dies, they'll have to give her full state honours and bury her in a cathederal, for the simple reason that there are so many people in Britain that would gladly dance on her grave, it would nudge the earth out of orbit.

  • April 10, 2012, 7:26 a.m. CST

    Holy shit, a DVD column!

    by D.Vader

  • April 10, 2012, 7:27 a.m. CST

    debauchery.....

    by Tim Hamblen

    starring Yoko? heh.

  • April 10, 2012, 7:46 a.m. CST

    I'm usually not one for giving the Big Guy any shit...

    by loafroaster

    ...but what the blue fuck was up with that 'Into The Abyss' review? Seriously, read it again and see if you can make any sense of it. "I ate chinese food as a boy, so I went to where they sold prisoner artwork." And that's only the beginning!

  • April 10, 2012, 7:47 a.m. CST

    Harry has commented on the script thing

    by eric haislar

    Go read his original post. He updated it. Christ you wankers.

  • April 10, 2012, 8 a.m. CST

    Uh yeah I'm married and from the U K dickhead.

    by Kill List Hammertime

    And I'm talking about the general bad feeling from a whole load of tbers about the state of the site, not just this script fiasco.

  • April 10, 2012, 8:01 a.m. CST

    And corrode, bang on. The lady was a cunt.

    by Kill List Hammertime

  • April 10, 2012, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Wait, huntermurals tries to insult those who post at 6am....

    by D.Vader

    Yet he himself is posting at 6:30 am... Hello, Pot!

  • April 10, 2012, 8:53 a.m. CST

    For those complaining about Harry (again)

    by End_Of_Line

    He DID address the Prometheus script thing. Click on the link again and read it. Dumbasses.. why do you still come here if it's just to complain about Harry and this site?

  • April 10, 2012, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Harry, plz ban these trolling assholes who think they are funny.

    by Logan_1973

    It's not hard to figure out who.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:14 a.m. CST

    NIGHT GALLERY! DARK SHADOWS!

    by SoylentMean

    Those are the two I'm interested in. Night Gallery for its quality, Dark Shadows for its mix of terrible soap opera acting, direction, writing and HORROR! <P> I can't imagine how much the eventual Simpsons complete series box set will cost!

  • April 10, 2012, 9:16 a.m. CST

    They're working on a fix for A Trip to the Moon

    by SoylentMean

    You have to go to their website for info. Figure it out.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:19 a.m. CST

    loafroaster

    by nyj_et

    The only point to Harry's chinese food comment is that he used to eat it in the same town where these subhumanoids are properly executed.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:21 a.m. CST

    *i ate a lot of chinese food as a kid*

    by Robert Evans

    i liked this movie.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:21 a.m. CST

    Why is execution of the worst of us "insanity"?

    by nyj_et

    I'd really like Harry to explain himself.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:26 a.m. CST

    Killik...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...that's Angelique. She was a witch. The part was played by Lara Parker.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:29 a.m. CST

    And though my wife will (rightfully) kill me...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...I may just have to have that Dark Shadows coffin. I know I'll never watch all those episodes but when I was in Kindergarten I used to run home from school to get my peanut butter sandwich and glass of iced tea and watch that show.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:32 a.m. CST

    Logan's Run tv series was crap...

    by ZodNotGod

    Faye Dunaway was tons better and hotter in "Bonnie & Clyde,"- ass! ANd who cares about the freaks on Death Row.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:34 a.m. CST

    But the Logan's Run opening credits music...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...rocked. It was a disco dirge.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:35 a.m. CST

    Harry still eats chinese...

    by Robert Evans

    no? no? Come on! Thats gold I tells ya!

  • April 10, 2012, 9:44 a.m. CST

    The Terrorists...

    by Sandy

    has been available at Netflix for several years now on DVD, so I guess if by "very nearly impossible to see" you mean for those who have no computer and no internet access, then yeah...you're right.

  • April 10, 2012, 9:46 a.m. CST

    Gosh, yes...

    by Sandy

    I'm just so distraught at how the authorities ran off a bunch of low-life, lazy, ignorant bums who were shitting on the sidewalks like animals.

  • April 10, 2012, 10 a.m. CST

    nyj_et

    by loafroaster

    Thanks for the translation.

  • April 10, 2012, 10:08 a.m. CST

    Hey Creepy. Ya know what is funny? And maybe sad.

    by clancy021061

    I could cut and paste your entire rant and put it on a Kardashian hate site. It would be just as valid and accurate. Just something I do here in prison to pass the tiem.

  • April 10, 2012, 10:09 a.m. CST

    Time. Not teim.

    by clancy021061

  • And thats when I stopped reading.

  • April 10, 2012, 10:16 a.m. CST

    Harry's Final Word On That PROMETHEUS Script ...

    by ArmageddonProductions

    "Hey gang, Harry here - I know some of you are upset that I reviewed that obviously fake PROMETHEUS script that takes place on the planet Zeus just to drum up some site traffic - but let me explain.</p><p> First of all, most of the stuff we report on here at AICN is usually about two weeks old - and we don't check any of it before posting - I have a DVD column to work on EVERY WEEK and that shit's demanding - do you have any idea how hard it is to masturbate to Japanese Blu-ray pron when you have to bury your entire fist under your belly to just find your own penis? Okay, some of you do. Fair enough.</p><p> Second - how long have you been coming to this site now? Ten years? Give years? Do you remember the last time we "broke" a story about a leaked script, pblished spy photoes no one else had already pblished two weeks ago on Empire or even had news you haven't already read on your AOL Entertainment? If I were to post a review of the actual PROMETHEUS script - well, let's just say - no more HOBBIT set reports for you, Soup Nazi!</p><p> We're an entertaiment site. That means Amazon links. Do criminals have Amazon links? No. We're not criminals. We pay taxes. Some times you just have to roll with the changes vato.</p><p> Look, when I was eight years old, Fathergeek would take me on a Lear jet to Ridley Scott's house - when your eight years old and you love ALIEN as much as I do, Ridley Scott is magic. I had a 13 inch Kenner Alien doll clutched in my fat little hand - it was sticky from Ho-Ho frosting - and my hand-written "ALIEN ON MARS" screenplay in my other hand - it was also sticky. I was nervous - if Ridley Scott didnt read my script, what would I do?</p><p> Fortunately, Ridley Scott turned out to be a cool guy. He read my script - it was set on Mars and Alien fought John Carter - because John Carter is the big hairy fist sticking into the stink creamy vagina that is science fiction - and we ate Chinese food. It was British Chinese food of course, so it had mice in it - but I didn't care - Ridley-fucking-Scott was READING MY SCRIPT AND MAKING MY ALIEN DOLL FACE RAPE A BARBIE!!! Afterwards, we laughed and Ridley Scott told me I should never write a screenplay again. Then he showed us the secret blueprints for a little film he was about to shoot called "BLADE RUNNER".</P><P> So as you can see, I have a lot of history with ALIEN and PROMETHEUS - and while I love reading fake scripts - even if this particular fake script had the Space Jockey team up with a time-traveling Hudson from ALIENS and shoot astronaughts with machine guns - lets just say, NO REAL LEAKED SCRIPT REVIEWS! I'll be back soon after I get my blood changed!"

  • April 10, 2012, 10:30 a.m. CST

    The "LOGAN’S RUN complete series is a damn fine show..."

    by Snookeroo

    Ummmm...no. It was a cheap tv cash-in on a cheesey movie, and couldn't get cancelled fast enough.

  • April 10, 2012, 10:56 a.m. CST

    @red ned lynch Thanx for the info,she is a hottie.

    by KilliK

  • How does it feel to be the mother of a thousand dead?

  • April 10, 2012, 11:14 a.m. CST

    Austin has the death penalty but Florida has stand your ground.

    by UltraTron

    I can just shoot anybody I want in Florida and make up any story I want. Won't even get taken to the station for questioning after blowing away a black kid. The real question in the case is why arn't more people taking advantage of the law. It's free-for-all license to kill themepark world over there. You don't even have to go before the judge after a gun-fight like in tombstone.

  • April 10, 2012, 11:17 a.m. CST

    Into the Abyss is a great film.

    by Bigdada

    So is BLITZ. Put down the Chinese food and work on your reviews. Shameful. You make your living from this site!

  • April 10, 2012, 11:38 a.m. CST

    I like the angry posters that go out of their way to mention a "girl friend"

    by Andrew Coleman

    You know no one believes you right? Also most people that write stuff like "Well I just got done nailing my girl friend..." You're obviously lying. Sorry you live a life where the only connections you make are online. But come on! Also maybe you should stop caring what Harry does all the time.

  • April 10, 2012, 11:45 a.m. CST

    creepythinmanlives

    by bod33

    No wonder you have insomnia, it must be hard top sleep knowing you are one gigantic fucking sad pathetic cunt............ FACT

  • April 10, 2012, 12:03 p.m. CST

    Ultratron

    by MrWug

    Nice creepythinman impression. I laughed out loud for real.

  • April 10, 2012, 12:04 p.m. CST

    creepythinmanlives

    by bod33

    I have been on this site for years, but unlike you i only post when i have something meaninful to say, not the rancid shit that fills every one of your posts. FACT

  • April 10, 2012, 12:26 p.m. CST

    The blonde in the Dark Shadows picture

    by movienutz

    Her name is Laura Parker. She played Angelique. Here's her website - http://laraparkersite.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_7252.html

  • April 10, 2012, 1 p.m. CST

    I recently became hooked on Dark Shadows thru Netflix.

    by 3774

    It's filled a void left behind from many cancelled soap operas. The random assortment of episodes leaves me wondering what's going on half the time, though. I can't afford that set, and I doubt we'll be lucky enough to have Netflix cough up for the full series now. But it would be nice. If anyone with pull is watching...

  • April 10, 2012, 1:02 p.m. CST

    FUCK THESE FUCKING DROP BANNER ADS AND FUCK HARRY AND FUCK AICN

    by Zahaladeen

    FUCKING SELLOUTS WITH YOUR FUCKING DAY OLD NEWS AND YOUR FUCKING ADS THAT RAPE YOUR ENTIRE FUCKING PAGE. I HATE THIS FUCKING SITE. Seriously. They are fairly annoying.

  • April 10, 2012, 1:14 p.m. CST

    If HK is a cunt, I`d say it takes one to know one. FART!

    by higgledyhiggles

  • CTM? You've gone past the point of being funny and are now officially in "desperate attention seeking whore" mode. Could you do us all a favor and just "piss off"?

  • April 10, 2012, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Debauchery's cover really wets my whistle

    by Matt Szczerba

    when i say whistle i mean wiener

  • and I've discovered you're a pretty smart fellow, and actually have some pearls of wisdom mixed in your rants. And if the most creative insult is calling you a name, than following it with FACT!, then those ass clowns need to try harder next time.

  • April 10, 2012, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Good making up for lost time, Harry.

    by adeceasedfan

    You must have had a busy easter. I haven't noticed because it doesn't appear that traffic has been down. Yes, busy easter, that's it.

  • April 10, 2012, 2:49 p.m. CST

    killik...

    by eustisclay

    ...as rednedlynch(did the name by the way, am a big Experiment in Terror fan) said, her name is Lara Parker and she is also in Race with the Devil, a pretty cool witches and motorcycles flick with Peter Fona and Warren Oates. And Harry, what's with claiming that it was ALL Dark Shadows? I got pretty excited but, nope, still no theatrical films. I loved House of Dark Shadows, saw it in 6th grade and that was when you could go see a good bloody PG(or GP) rated horror flick. And that was one very bloody flick. Maybe they are holding back on it because it was a pretty serious vampire film and it doesn't fit the match up with the comical Depp film. I don't care, I want it!

  • April 10, 2012, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Harry The Idiot Strikes Again

    by Mike Jenner

    "THE TERRORISTS is generally considered one the lost Sean Connery films – as it has been very nearly impossible to see for quite some time". So says movie expert Harry Knowles. What a load of rubbish. Generally considered by whom Harry? People in third world countries who have never seen movies before? Or is it just idiot slack jawed yokels who pretend to be movie experts but in truth are just charlatans. For your information Mr Aint It Cool Movie Expert, The DVD of this Connery film has been available since 2003. It is even readily available from your own bloody sponsor, Amazon. Perhaps if Harry actually knew anything about movies rather than just pretending to he would also know the European title for this film was Ransom. And hey, guess what, my fellow movie fans from the EU.... the DVD has been readily available on Region 2 since 2004. This is exactly the sort of thing I have come to expect from Harry The Idiot. He comes out with phrases like "the lost Connery" just because he has never heard of the movie. This column is terrible. Harry, go back to reading your wholly authentic Prometheus script (yuk yuk) and get somebody else to write this column..... somebody who actually knows something about what they are talking about rather than just trying to live up to the media hype about them. Amateur night.

  • April 10, 2012, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Questions for haters and creepy?

    by Servo1000

    Do you just get joy out of being negative? Would you like AICN to stop existing? Creepythinmanlives I have seen you write decent points about items on here but why are you so mad? and Homophobic and calling people retarded? Really? This site is what it is somewhat informative at times and saying stuff out of there ass the other. I know I'll be called Fag or retard for saying this stuff but everybody calm down and if you don't like what you see? Leave. I don't like everything I read here but getting mad about it is stupid! Discuss...

  • April 10, 2012, 3:06 p.m. CST

    eustisclay, you are my favorite today!

    by Red Ned Lynch

    Race with the Devil rocks! Warren Oates and Peter Fonda versus satanists. Especially considering that according to this movie almost the entire state of Texas are satanists. And I love movies that end the way this one does, though I will not spoil that. Oh, and the other wife is Loretta Swit from the Mash television show.

  • April 10, 2012, 3:07 p.m. CST

    And even...

    by Red Ned Lynch

    ...almost everyone in the state of Texas is a satanist. Jeez.

  • April 10, 2012, 3:11 p.m. CST

    well, when you present yourself as an expert...

    by Matt Szczerba

    then you can't make mistakes like that or people will bitch about it and call you names. on animenewsnetwork a guy writes a column called answerman and the second time ever i read it i noticed some glaring misinformation. i posted it in the talkback and called him names and people attacked me the same way. i felt i had to do it though cuz the guy calls himself answerman yet gives the wrong answers. some expert.

  • April 10, 2012, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Really great points creepy.

    by Servo1000

  • April 10, 2012, 3:38 p.m. CST

    re: "[Harry] comes out with phrases like "the lost Connery"..."

    by buggerbugger

    I believe the phrase 'the lost Connery' was first coined sometime in the '60s; it's the name given to the first toupee that went missing from Connery's impressive, walk-in collection. It was his favourite, too. He never quite got over the loss, as you can no doubt tell by some of his onscreen performances.

  • April 10, 2012, 3:39 p.m. CST

    and...

    by Servo1000

    I totally agree with you on Harry and his minions, never really looked at it that way but I do see what you are talking about. Did not know he was moriarty either. I look forward to talking movies with you in the future.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:13 p.m. CST

    Yep well said Creepy.

    by Kill List Hammertime

  • April 10, 2012, 4:24 p.m. CST

    armageddonproductions - hilarious.

    by Read and Shut Up

    Attention to detail right down to the spelling errors. Nice work.

  • What an absolute cunt of a woman

  • April 10, 2012, 4:25 p.m. CST

    So Harry, when are you going to learn humility?

    by Mike Jenner

    Stop hiding behind silence, transparent lies ("I got the Prometheus script years ago -before it was even written ") and lame excuses ("it was an in-joke with my dad who used to make cooments about Brian Cox being in everything, right back from when De Mille was directing Greatest Show On Earth") AAnd just admit sometimes you ger it wrong. Like you did with Prometheus. And famous lost Connery movie The Terrorists (lost to anyone who doesn'tlive within a 10,000 mile radious of Blockbuster and who doesn't have electricity or the internet - so basically, eskimos). In fairness you didnt ever promote yourself originally as a movie expert. The media did that. But you loved that mantle and never really tried to set the record straight. Instead you love the plaudits thrown your way and eventually you bought your own press. You actually believe yourself to be a movie expert. Well, here's a newsflash for you big fella. You are NOT a movie expert. You're not even close. Bor are you a film critic. What you are is a reasonably well informed fan-boy, who got lucky by being the first man on internet moon. You can't write very well, and your "gee whiz, its so fucking cool" schtick comes across like a 12 year old's writing. You know a lot about movie one-sheets and collectables and thats about it. It is obvious what sort of movies you really live - slam, pow action popcorn flicks and a bit of Jap porn - nothing wrong with either but stop pretending you like serious art-house movies, or Classics by Hitchcock et al. It is painfully obvious you don't watch those soet of movies and you just look like a fool when you base entire reviews on a quick wiki search. Your review of Rebecca for example was just so obvious you had never seen that movie. Again you just couldn't stand to admit it though. The sooner you fess up and admit you are not the professional film expert and critic you pretend to be, then the sooner maybe people will start respecting you again. Until then, you will lose what little respect you have left, every time you look like a total jerk. Essentailly, everytime you post anything at all on current performance. Time to get off the ego trip and grow up.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:27 p.m. CST

    We need a real biopic about Thatcher

    by CptBlood

    One that utterly exposes her for the evil woman she was. And I mean Evil. There is a reason she is so utterly loathed in the UK. The woman destroyed an entire society. Broke up whole communitys, sold them to the highest bidder and reprssed dissent through force. She is our Mao. The closest the UK ever got to a dictator. This is not hyperbole. Thatchers government killed people who didn't agree with the party line. Literally. She was an evil woman and there will be much celebration when she finally snuffs it.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:30 p.m. CST

    PINK film is Jap softcore porn

    by Logan_1973

  • April 10, 2012, 4:33 p.m. CST

    cptblood

    by Mike Jenner

    As a fellow Brit I have to say that, whilst I am absolutely no lover of Thatcher, that absurd amount of hyperbole is nearly as silly as your posts in the Prometheus talkback. Please take some meds and come back for a cogent and rational discussion on the Thatcher years when you have got passed your "her government killed people" conspiracy theories.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:48 p.m. CST

    THE scariest story from Night Gallery S3...

    by carlotta_valdes

    ...is "Something in the Woodwork". Geraldine Page (who you failed to mention Harry) put in serious work on several episodes of the series and this is one of her best. Can't wait for this arrival.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:49 p.m. CST

    Creepythinman-returns speaks the truth.

    by CoolerKing72

    Good work fella

  • April 10, 2012, 4:53 p.m. CST

    The Kong Bomb

    by Mike Jenner

    Yeah, I absolutely agree with yourmomsboxreturns' indignation with Harry The Idiot's "haha I've got it and you haven't" opening to his youtube ego trip. But we can all take solace from the fact that, if Harry The Idiot was too dumb to spot a fake Prometheus screenplay then this Kong bomb probably isn't genuine either - in fact Knowles probably bought it in some red-neck bar in Autism, Texas. The deal probably went down something like this; HUSTLER: Psssst.... Fat dude..... hey, you with the silly beard and musty smell. HARRY THE IDIOT: Y'all mean me, yuk yuk? HUSTLER: Well, unless Pig Pen out of the Peanuts cartoons is here.... yeah, you, Laser brain. HARRY THE IDIOT: Huh huh huh... Empire reference.... me likey..... yuk yuk. HUSTLER: So, come ove here, I got something of interest for ya. (Knowles goes over to the Hustler) LADY IN BAR: What the hell is that smell??? MAN IN BAR: And where did the sun go? HUSTLER: So you wanna buy this genuine Kong bomb, dude? Its like the original from the Merian Cooper movie. HARRY THE IDIOT: The what form the what now? HUSTLER: The original '33 movie. Skull Island? Fay Ray? Bruce Cabot? HARRY THE IDIOT pushes a pencil into his ear. HUSTLER: Giant monkey on the Empire State Buliding? HARRY THE IDIOT: Giant monkey! Harry like giant monkey! Reminds Harry of Grandad. Yuk yuk HUSTLER: Anyway want to buy this authentic prop bomb from the Skull Island scene? HARRY THE IDIOT: Is it genuine? HUSTLER: Well of course.... look here, it has the words MATTEL stamped underneath it. As a movie expert, you will know Matt Ell was the props man on the original Kong, right Harry? HARRY THE IDIOT: That's right! Fella, you've got yourself a deal. Yuk yuk. Done!!!! HUSTLER: And you certainly have been. HARRY THE IDIOT: What? HUSTLER: I said, you certainly have that bomb! HARRY THE IDIOT: Yuk yuk.

  • April 10, 2012, 4:57 p.m. CST

    i would love to see somone from aicn respond in this talkback

    by paul burnett

    I keep expecting to see the black banner loom up as i scan this tb but i doubt it will. I thought this billy the kidd was gonna make an appearance at least but i think he only rides to raven mcoys defence.

  • April 10, 2012, 5:05 p.m. CST

    icanthavethat

    by Mike Jenner

    In fact Billy did give a reasonable reply in Harry The Idiot's Prometheus talkback. And in fairness it was a pretty good reply. Fhe shame of it is that a new mod like Billy is forced to comment because Knowles as usual just pretends the error didn't exist. He made some perfunctory comment about how he had been exposed as reviewiing a bogus script but then said he had no shame in doing so. Because of course he is better than you and me. He is a movie expert.

  • April 10, 2012, 5:17 p.m. CST

    wasn't aware of that..fair enough.

    by paul burnett

    Besides i think if harry did respond this tb would go into meltdown!

  • April 10, 2012, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Impressive alpha strike from creepy

    by RulingRing

    Harry, you can't ignore this one. The cover up is always worse than the crime. You fucked up. Come clean and you'll have a reprieve. Otherwise it's going to follow you from thread to thread.

  • April 10, 2012, 5:42 p.m. CST

    Creepy

    by thomskis

    Get a hobby dude.

  • April 10, 2012, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Why doesn't Harry just speak up for once?

    by Kill List Hammertime

    It would go a long way if he manned up and just said that he acknowledges that a LOT of tbers are pissed with aspects of this site. But know, he sticks his head in the sand and doesn't seem to give a shit. Just carry on taking us all for granted. Fucker.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:10 p.m. CST

    Creepythinman I dont get it

    by Scott_Hathaway

    Is your life worth absolutely nothing that you sit, on your computer and make fun of who people are. Honestly, how dissapointed are you in your life that you need to make this point. And for that matter, who cares who pays harry for what, he gets paid. I smell a little jealousy yourself dude.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:16 p.m. CST

    I loved LOGAN'S RUN series back in the day

    by melonman

    But I have a nasty feeling if I watched it again now I'd be sorely disappointed. FANTASTIC JOURNEY- that's one I want to see again though (if only it had ever finished properly!).

  • Still staggered that the director of the movie claimed the vicious cow was disliked because she was a woman - and not because she was the hellspawn of pure evil shit.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:20 p.m. CST

    Metroid

    by Scott_Hathaway

    I am in advertising in manhattan, I have a damn good cushy job with a lot of perks. I hate the Jersey Shore people who get paid to be assholes, but ya know what, if that offer was given to me I would take it and do the samething. If you wouldnt your a liar and not mentally stable. So next time you tell someone to shut the fuck up look at yourself in the mirror and say yea Im jealous.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:21 p.m. CST

    creepy: re: insomnia - join the club man!

    by melonman

    Get the feeling a lot of decent human beings suffer from it…

  • April 10, 2012, 6:28 p.m. CST

    Advertising job is just a coincedence

    by Scott_Hathaway

    I am in pharma Advertising and have nothing to do with Film, I just think your a jealous person dude. Like I said if you got the same perks you'd be singing a very different tune, your just being passive agressive and sad. Sorry life gave you a shit hand

  • April 10, 2012, 6:29 p.m. CST

    too much liberal bullshit

    by Cimarrian77

    harry i like your reviews of the movies but can we get one without the hippie liberal commentary. even your comments on the school protests is lame. 100 retards surrond 5 cops and refuse to follow orders and get pepper sprayed. thats called cause and effect.

  • April 10, 2012, 6:32 p.m. CST

    *Your* not in charge of copy are you?

    by RulingRing

  • April 10, 2012, 6:37 p.m. CST

    Harry can you believe the shit these nerds talk about? Too funny.

    by UltraTron

    I was just watching Bad Taste. On an early Jackson marathon. The guy is a genius. Wish somebody would give him a real budget.

  • 1) Killing someone as revenge for them killing someone is ridiculous. 2) Even though I don't personally give a shit, I believe there was something about 'not killing' in the Ten Commandments 3) Any kind of civilization that wants to progress needs to get past state-sanctioned murder...

  • April 10, 2012, 7:07 p.m. CST

    Harry!

    by Juice

    You fat loser. Where did you learn to write? Your one job is to sit on your fat ass watch a movie and write about it. Repeat. How fucking hard. I will never link off your column to buy Blu-Rays. Lose some weight you fat mouth breather!

  • April 10, 2012, 7:14 p.m. CST

    I've been a fan of Creepythinman since his days at CHUD

    by Nick

  • April 10, 2012, 7:14 p.m. CST

    FACT

    by Nick

  • April 10, 2012, 7:36 p.m. CST

    Red Ned Lynch....

    by eustisclay

    ...thanks. I have a 12 foot blow up screen and a projector for outdoor movies on summer nights and last summer we watched Race with the Devil with Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry. Though I never saw those two paired at a drive in, to me that would have to be about the ultimate. But this was close.

  • April 10, 2012, 7:56 p.m. CST

    her government killed people" conspiracy theories.

    by CptBlood

    You think that's a conspiracy theory ? I guess maybe you don't remember the miners strikes, The Falklands, Bobby Sands, the support and training of the Khmer Rouge... That woman has blood on her hands. A lot of it.

  • April 10, 2012, 8:01 p.m. CST

    So she's good at her job. Your point?

    by UltraTron

  • April 10, 2012, 8:14 p.m. CST

    the point is

    by CptBlood

    That she was a very different kind of prime Minister, One who wielded power as a force to get her own way and push her own agenda regardless of what she broke in the process. The British have realised this and were very wary of a tory government for years after, even those who supported her agenda are very concious of how toxic even a mild association with her could be. The best example I can give is that the british view Thatcher in a very similar way that the far right republicans view Obama. Except that far from irrational, our justifiable hatred of the woman is very well evidenced and still palpable accross party lines. Thatcher is our nixon. It doesn't matter what you're politics are, we all agree that woman was fucking evil.

  • April 10, 2012, 8:18 p.m. CST

    women are fucking evil, period... who doesn't know that?

    by Nick

  • April 10, 2012, 8:35 p.m. CST

    I'll just leave this here:

    by CptBlood

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_G4dHRN2Dug#!

  • Well get ready for number 4! And all the hatred for Maggie Thatcher... can anyone actually post some specific points as to what she did that other prime minister's didn't do? This is a good one: "To all you infants, here's why the death penalty makes no sense... by krinkle 1) Killing someone as revenge for them killing someone is ridiculous. 2) Even though I don't personally give a shit, I believe there was something about 'not killing' in the Ten Commandments 3) Any kind of civilization that wants to progress needs to get past state-sanctioned murder... " Krinkle? Sorry to tell you this, but... um...... WE ARE NOT QUITE CIVILIZED. Jesus Christ you liberal hippies... you believe in evolution but don't acknowledge what it means? It means WE ARE ANIMALS. Sure, it doesn't mean we have to act like animals, but that is what we are. The fact is, it's like the whole "Batman and the Joker" bit. There is only so many times you capture the bad guy, put him in an insane asylum, he gets out and kills a few (hundred) people, you capture him and put him right back in, where he escapes, etc etc. before you realize that it just isn't working. Now you can say that is a comic book, but I would think the majority of you would be smart enough to get the point. Some people are broken, and no matter what made them into a broken destructive person, there is no saving them. But unlike ABORTION, you have to prove guilt of actually being a threat to the life and lifestyles of other homo sapiens before you get state-sanctioned executuon. So Krinkle? Call it revenge or call it equalization (as in, cause and effect, otherwise known as the law of nature?), it is far dumber to keep a psycho alive with the possibility of escape than to just abort the threat after evidence is presented to prove it. And when did any of you liberal hippies ever give a flying fuck about the ten commandments? Now can we get back to talking about movies and Harry's fake script review?

  • I'm sorry son, but you've been chosen. Say goodbye to your mother and sister because we have to leave soon for the Death Facility. It's just the way things are son. Now let's get going because we have to fight off the insane, murderous hordes that reside right outside our door.

  • April 10, 2012, 11:49 p.m. CST

    Return of the Bitter Talkbacks!

    by smallerdemon

    Did someone order a west coast IPA in here?

  • April 11, 2012, 12:43 a.m. CST

    HARRY YOU MISERABLE CUNT

    by WINONA_RYDERS_PUSSY_JUICE

    THIS SITE IS A TRAVESTY. OVER AT SLASH FILM YOU CAN STICK YOUR COCK INTO THE COMPUTER SCREEN AND THEY WILL SUCK YOUR DICK. THEY HAVE WAY MORE PENIS ENLARGEMENT POP UP ADVERTISEMENTS TOO. BIG COCKS FOR EVERYONE! AICN NEVER MADE MY COCK BIGGER! THE DARKEST HOUR IS THE SHITTIEST MOVIE IVE EVER SEEN. OK I WALKED IN AND WATCHED 20 MINUTES THERE WERE SOME GUYS WITH CHAINS WRAPPED AROUND THEIR BODIES WITH PLASTIC TOY GUNS AND CLOTHES FROM GOODWILL. THE COSTUME BUDGET WAS $1.99. THEY HAVE BETTER COSTUMES IN SHARKTOPUS

  • April 11, 2012, 3:18 a.m. CST

    Heather Menzies skirt

    by Gorgomel

    is enough for me to buy Logan's Run TV show.

  • April 11, 2012, 8:29 a.m. CST

    Thatcher and Khmer Rouge?

    by m2298

    They were kicked out in January 1979, six months before Thatcher took office.

  • April 11, 2012, 8:54 a.m. CST

    Death penalty is a "desperate last resort?"

    by PinkFloyd7

    If the State is going to undertake this awesome responsibility, the system to impose this ultimate penalty must be perfect and can never be wrong.

  • April 11, 2012, 8:57 a.m. CST

    Death penalty is a "desperate last resort"?

    by PinkFloyd7

    For some reason, my whole comment didn't post. This is what I said: Hanyoyo, obviously you don't live in Texas. Have you ever heard of Cameron Todd Willingham? Look him up. Also look up Troy Davis. Fine examples of our system at work. "If the State is going to undertake this awesome responsibility, the system to impose this ultimate penalty must be perfect and can never be wrong." -New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson The death penalty is fucked up. Plain and simple.

  • there is nothing else to add beyond that- if you are for the death penalty, then you have to be in favor of killing innocent people, along with the guilty ones

  • And other such extreme cases where there's no question the guy did it and deserves a long and painful death.

  • April 11, 2012, 9:34 a.m. CST

    Creepy

    by Mike Jenner

    I think you and I must have set an all time record for the number of bans in one week!

  • April 11, 2012, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Re: Heather Menzies ...

    by ArmageddonProductions

    ... reached the apex of her hotness rocking the nerd-girl glasses in SSSSSSSSSSSSS!

  • April 11, 2012, 10:13 a.m. CST

    P.S. - The Death Penalty

    by ArmageddonProductions

    I'm all in favor of ditching the death penalty in exchange for a punishment system in which convicted murderers are sentenced to life kept immobile in a dark coffin underground with plenty of oxygen and an IV drip for sustenance (and maybe an "opt-out" button on the drip that will allow the prisoner to commit suicide, if he/she can't take it anymore). This way, no one can bitch about executions anymore and the punishment still fits the crime.

  • is that it? really? That's some bad deterent Harry.

  • April 11, 2012, 10:25 a.m. CST

    @m2298

    by CptBlood

    s promoting the idea of putting them back to fill the power void: http://bloodandtreasure.typepad.com/blood_treasure/2011/08/mrs-thatcher-explains-the-khmer-rouge-to-british-children.html

  • I mean you're not a Christian if you support the death penalty, because you haven't listened to a word Jesus said.

  • April 11, 2012, 11:08 a.m. CST

    Heather Menzies is...

    by Gorgomel

    ... definitively the reason to buy Logan's Run TV show. Here's why : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEPbPGQpNsM

  • April 11, 2012, 11:36 a.m. CST

    Logan's Run is a joke. There I said it.

    by jimmy_009

    Seriously cheesy flick, and not in a good way.

  • April 11, 2012, 12:23 p.m. CST

    ultratron< Yeah that's why Florida is such a fucked up state.

    by Stalkeye

    Oh, say i get into an arguement with a coworker I don't like and just blow his brains out only to claim self defense because i "thought' he was gonna hurt me. Obviously that shitbag Zimmerman was looking to start some shit with an unarmed Black Kid who happened to cut through his community. (It's Howard beach all over again but this time it's in the Red States.) Now the fat fuck Chaz Bono Murderer is out in hiding to the extent that his Lawyers removed themselves from the defense. (sign of Guilt or just another pussy?) Florida is only good for the Theme parks (yes, I was there at Universal Studios last summer.) and a cropful of fucking Citris fruits. But with this crazy ass law, it's practically open season on anybody. Oh, another reason for hating on The "Sunshine" State; being the catalyst for Dumb ass Dubya winning the 2000 Election. Thanks, ya backwater Hicks.

  • April 11, 2012, 12:24 p.m. CST

    And yes, Thatcher is a Cunt.

    by Stalkeye

    Well said Creepy.

  • April 11, 2012, 12:37 p.m. CST

    And in other news....

    by Stalkeye

    ...Glad to hear Rick "Sanitarium" dropped out of the presidential Race. Though he had no chance of winning, this fucker is as Batshit as Bachmann. Yeah, Another Conservative Cult leader we don't need in the Whitehouse. feel bad for the ailing daughter, but she served as the catalyst for this fucker to remove himself entirely from the spotlight. (0:<

  • I'm all for Wild West law if you're willing to play by the code of the Wild West. And that code is that you do not shoot an unarmed man. Anyone who is painting this fat pussy as a hero is an unapologetic racist. 'Nuff said!

  • Enjoy your ass being rammed by Bubba and the other Cellmates. Make sure you pick a nice dress when you're passed around like a netflix Rental. (0:<

  • April 11, 2012, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Who metroid, Zimmerman or Bob Orci? LOLZ

    by Stalkeye

    But seriously, let's avoid using the "S" word. It's not cool, even though georgie is a piece of shit. He'll get what's coming to him soon.

  • Preach on, Mah brother!

  • April 11, 2012, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Yeah, I got the irony.

    by Stalkeye

    especially when you said "oops' and I added in the orci comment. (Hellooo...!!) but nontheless there are ppl so outraged that they are actually refering to Zimmerman as a Spic Jew. This shit is very polarizing and in the end there are no Winners. Both lives are destroyed because of one's rush to judgement. ..or Racial profiling.

  • April 11, 2012, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Thatcher is awesome!

    by gboybama

    She's really a great hero of mine. I can't think of anyone I'd rather have as president for life except maybe for Reagan. Possibly she could be his veep in my fantasy future. Anyway I hope leaders of their caliber come along again soon. We sure could use them. Cheers liberal nutjobs! I just had to express the opinion of the mass majority of voters like myself. To read this talkback you'd think all this venom you guys are spewing was the majority thinking. Oh and creepy, your posts make me laugh every day. I don't care what your politics are.

  • By me. That's a promise. I was at Cortonwood Working Men's Club on Xmas Day 1984. Some of you will understand what that means. Gboybama, you haven't got a fucking clue about the evil-hearted bitch. Btw, Harry, why do you insist on including porn in your reviews..? Do you think it makes the site cool..? And this is when you're suddenly thinking of pitching AICN to a wider audience..? I wanted to show my 8-yr-old kid (a huge 33 Kong fan) the 1st vid last week but then you have to let yourself down by dropping an f-bomb at the close... think I'm gonna have to have a word with your dada, get him to whup yo ass!

  • April 11, 2012, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Nixon was not our Thatcher...

    by SAILOR_RIPLEY

    That would be George W. Bush. And Gboybama, If you consider your opinions to be the mass majority, you must live in Mississippi or something. If the mass majority of voters shared your views, Obama would never have been elected.

  • ...I wish I had one of those muthafuckers to wear to work. The TV show failed in that it was revealed a bunch of old people were running the show, not a supercomputer thus negating the entire damn premise of the show. Then it was just the same old, same old 70's sic-fi thing of stealing old plots from The Fugitive.

  • ...and "Jew" as far as I know, isn't a derogatory term. Still, it's not like racist slurs are equivalent to killing a kid in cold blood.

  • ... and you wanted the thick-ass pantyhose there because Brazilian Waxes hadn't been invented yet...YIKES! But yeah, a fine looking' gal!

  • Sean Connery did some great work in the decade following 'Diamonds Are Forever' that seems to have been largely ignored. I certainly didn't know much about it until a few years ago. His part in 'A Bridge Too Far' wasn't particularly moving (nor was the rest of the cast - it was the war cinematography that was the star of that one), but it was definitely good. <p> Holy shit! Ian McShane is almost 70?! Who knew? I sure as hell didn't.

  • April 11, 2012, 11:03 p.m. CST

    Anyway, back to movies/TV.....

    by MisterManReturns

    Loved "Logan's Run", the movie, but hated the TV series. At 50, I saw them both, first run. Granted, the miniatures for the movie were not well done - intricate, but far too unconvincing. "Night Gallery" was a weekly necessity - my family watched it faithfully, along with the other early 70s supernatural series (which became convoluted during reruns.....mixing "Sixth Sense" into "Night Gallery"..."Ghost Story" becoming "Circle of Fear".....)

  • April 12, 2012, 2:40 a.m. CST

    I didn't know Brando was an art history major

    by John Brown

  • April 12, 2012, 4:32 a.m. CST

    RE: ".and "Jew" as far as I know, isn't a derogatory term."

    by Stalkeye

    Well some did refer to Zimmerman as a Kike. Hope that cleared everything up.

  • April 12, 2012, 9:49 a.m. CST

    sailor_ripley

    by gboybama

    Your comments are very much appreciated. But I have to correct you on one thing. Obama won by fooling everyone that he was going to be post racial and post partisan when in fact he's proven to be as divisive as anyone in both areas. The electorate won't make the same mistake twice. But they did elect Reagan and George W twice. AICNers can't figure out how this could happen. They think everyone agrees with them because they don't actually know anyone who thinks outside their accepted orthodoxy. They think V for Vendetta represents an accurate take on government excess. Laughable. We're seeing now what the left does with the government reins. They try to control every aspect of our lives at the point of a gun.

  • April 12, 2012, 2:55 p.m. CST

    gboybama

    by Joe Plumber

    ,"We're seeing now what the left does with the government reins." The Republicans are in charge of the House. ,"Obama won by fooling everyone that he was going to be post racial and post partisan when in fact he's proven to be as divisive as anyone in both areas." Obama has tried to make compromises with the REpublicans. the whole Romneycare Bill was a huge compromise on the parts of Obama and the Dems to adopt largely REpublican ideas. Obama has compromised so much that actual Lefties serious question his credentials as a liberal: Extending the Bush Tax Cuts, not closing Guantanamo Bay, reinstating the Patriot Act. In return for Obama's bipartisan efforts the REpublicans have done nothing but obstruct.

  • April 12, 2012, 4:29 p.m. CST

    Atta boy darth_meh, school these knuckleheads.

    by SAILOR_RIPLEY

  • April 12, 2012, 5:18 p.m. CST

    red ned lynch

    by duke of url

    nice shout out for race with the devil ! i'm sure that you've also seen Dirty Mary Crazy Larry? if not, DO IT NOW!

  • April 12, 2012, 5:20 p.m. CST

    Warner Archive

    by duke of url

    thank you, thank you, thank you!

  • April 12, 2012, 5:44 p.m. CST

    meh + ripley

    by gboybama

    Do you guys really believe hose talking points? Bill Clinton compromised with Republicans. Obama talks endlessly about it but has been a back stabbing, grandstanding partisan from the word go. I am sorry that those so far to the left they think Cuba is a People's paradise don't believe Obama has gone far enough. Mainstream America will punish him for his excesses. Anyway it's great conversing. I respect your points of view even if I don't share them.

  • Use that energy to go out and do something that actually makes a difference, or does some good for the world at large. At the very least I hope all of you vote.

  • April 14, 2012, 12:35 p.m. CST

    Does that creepythinman dickhead think he's some kind of beacon of truth?

    by Baron Von Penguin

    Cop the fuck on ye stupid cunt its a fuckin website for films. Cunts like you who wanna hear their own voice all the time would have a better time on facebook.

  • April 16, 2012, 7:52 p.m. CST

    dear trolls

    by andy kaufman

    if you dont like this site go somewhere else. why waste time posting about stuff you dont care about. is it that you're such disgusting dorks in real life no one wants to talk to you. i dont get it please explain. im sure most of you are in your teens and dont have the faintest idea what a woman feels like.

  • April 17, 2012, 11:41 a.m. CST

    corode: Re: The Iron Lady

    by madmental

    Summed up perfectly, m8. If she was supposed to be a human being, the Creator's attempt backfired with a full open throttle. Yet another example that shoots a Lewis gun volley through any arguments favouring "Intelligent Design".

  • Perhaps I missed something. People were protesting non-stop during the Bush era (I'm assuming that is the era you were referring to) and nobody interfered with the protests at all. Or perhaps you are referring to the Occupy movement? Again, the Government went so far to protect the protesters freedom of speech it isn't funny. What, do you mean that protesters have the right to LIVE in a public park for months at a time, making it impossible for the rest of the public to enjoy the space? Unless you are talking about Syria, in which case you are right.

  • April 17, 2012, 7:16 p.m. CST

    RE: madmental -The Iron Lady

    by Rendell

    Oh, it was "Intelligent Design" actually... The 666 birthmark beneath the "Power Perm" proves it!

  • April 20, 2012, 7:47 p.m. CST

    This week's column

    by DrGogol

    Is not here.

  • April 23, 2012, 7:57 a.m. CST

    DVD column

    by Chris Kirby

    Harry, Out of all due respect. This column is obviously one of the most read columns on this site. I respectfully wonder why you are rolling out new ideas such as your youtube segment when you can't even keep up with the regular columns that already exist. You have a great site and it would be appreciated if you would stick to keeping up with what you have already created before moving on to bigger and better things. Thanks.

  • April 24, 2012, 2:04 a.m. CST

    Dark Shadows News...

    by ericinwisconsin

    There's a trailer that's been out for two days now here: http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=89498 I guess, eventually, even Ain't It Cool will learn about it instead of trying to earn money sending us to Amazon. com to buy shit.

  • April 25, 2012, 8:33 a.m. CST

    Another week with no column

    by DrGogol

    I'm telling you. I'll do it for a tiny fee and the free Blu-raus that come with it. You'll make a lot more money off the Amazon clicks if you actually have new columns up every week.