Daily Archives: October 24, 2011

LIVE-ACTION ‘VOLTRON’ SHORT IS DEPRESSING AS HELL

Timothy Omundson from Psych stars as an aging Lance, captain of the Red Lion in this extremely grim take on what a live-action Voltron movie could look like. It’s so dark that it threatens to delve into hokiness several times, but overall it’s very well done. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to curl up in a fetal position and sob while watching Voltron cartoons on Netflix.

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RHYS IFAN’S LIZARD IS GOING TO SOUND AN AWFUL LOT LIKE COOKIE MONSTER

In this clip from MTV, Amazing Spider-Man star Rhys Ifans frightens the bejezus out of their geek reporter by demonstrating the vocal technique he used for The Lizard. Now, as he stated before he launched into it, it’s going to be tweaked and put through a billion Pro-Tools filters, but one can’t help but feel a certain “demonic Muppet” vibe. Amazing Spider-Man will be released on July 3.

 

FIRST TRAILER FOR 3D THEATRICAL RE-RELEASE OF ‘THE PHANTOM MENACE’

This trailer successfully combines two things that absolutely no one wants to pay to see in theaters: 3D technology, and The Phantom Menace. As a Star Wars fan, this made me smile, as a rational human being, it made me want to punch puppies. What do you think?

UPDATE: Trailer removed at the request of FOX. I’ll toss it back up when it goes online officially.

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