New World War Z Trailer’s a Chaotic Mess, Like Every Zombie Apocalypse Should BeThe film adaptation of Max Brooks' novel World War Z continues to chug along. At this point, it's really only morbid curiosity that keeps us interested, but that's probably the right kind of curiosity to have when it comes to films based around zombies. The latest trailer shows off a whole lot of nothing while still managing to include The Sound That Every Movie Trailer Has Now to indicate the seriousness of the subject matter. Brad Pitt plus zombies should still make for a fairly good time, but this trailer might not convince anyone straddling the fence.Read on...
Kick-Ass UK Premiere Coverage? More Like, Coverage of the Screenwriter’s Breasts
Kick-Ass' premiere in the UK last night presented British media outlets with a grand conundrum: how to make a big studio release about a relatively obscure comic palatable and understandable to the proles?
You could: talk about the source material and the complicated legacy of Mark Millar (boring), focus on the movie's controversies around violence and swearing (better), or sidestep the film entirely by talking about how celebrities like Brad Pitt are in attendance (much better).
But then: What if the (female!!!) screenwriter behind the movie -- one Jane Goldman, wife of British TV personality Jonathan Ross -- happens to be wearing a low-cut top? Now we're getting somewhere:Read on...