Monthly Archives: February 2011
Hey gang, I’ve been absent from the site for a few days, so I thought I’d get you caught up on all the latest Bay-hem and other geek happenings with these quick one-liners. One link, one snarky comment – GO!
Part occult thriller, part speed-demon road movie, Drive Angry is a neo-exploitation throwback that actually feels like it could’ve once been seen on the lower half of a 42nd Street double bill. Eschewing the faux-grindhouse stylistic tics (missing reels, scratched frames) and rehashed 70s-movie plotting similar “homages” too-often indulge, it instead serves up a heaping helping of the things any B-movie fan wants: badass antiheroes, naked babes, bloody violence, wild sex, sexy cars, Satanic cults, and ridiculous plotting all done without apology.
I warn you now, if you were mildly disturbed or even frightened by E.T. as a child, seeing an E.T. with evil eyes, fangs, and a stretchable neck will haunt your dreams for the rest of your existence.
Australian badass Tom Hardy is white-hot in the acting world at the moment, coming off a major role in Christopher Nolan’s Inception and a critically acclaimed performance in the cult film Bronson. Hardy’s next role will be the villain Bane in Nolan’s Batman finale, The Dark Knight Rises. Hardy was a guest on some obnoxious British talk show called The Chatty Man, and if you can get past the rather, err…flamboyant host Alan Carr acting like a spastic, love-struck schoolboy for about a minute and a half, you can listen to Hardy talk about the character: