MasterChugs Theater: ‘Super’

When I first heard about Super, by director James Gunn, I was quickly intrigued. A super-hero movie from James Gunn? Starring Rainn Wilson and Kevin Bacon? You had me at hello.

Unfortunately, there were some problems. Super quickly suffered the plague of a limited release. It was simultaneously released on OnDemand, but I don’t have that. That’s one I owe Super. Super was recently released on Blu-Ray and dvd. I bought it within the week of its release, but I’m only just now getting around to reviewing it. That’s two I owe Super.

There will be a third. Also a fourth, fifth, sixth and gazillionth. That’s because this movie is fantastic. Continue reading MasterChugs Theater: ‘Super’

Don’t call it a remake

The biggest headline in all news important to Bryan McBournie is this huuuge Hollywood announcement:

Zac Efron will be in the new Footloose!!!1!

The plan is to modernize the 80s classic to include (presumably) abstinence pledges, new songs by the Jonas Brothers and the Baptists — led by Kevin Bacon — successfully upholding their ban on all forms of dancing except choreographed numbers.

To those of you who bought tickets to High School Musical 3, effectively unleashing this miracle of film on us:

You suck.

Spooking the cat never became more fun

This is the Hollow Man. He's already ahead of you, science-nerds.Science’s slightly cooler cousin, technology, is at it again. This time, instead of creating jet-packs, invisibility suits are becoming closer and closer to fruition. Bending light never became more fun. While it’s obviously being looked at more for its military purposes, imagine the possibilities of personal use. Bending light never became more fun. As long as we can avoid the more horrifying possibilities (like, well, rape, murder and arson), we can then focus on the more useful purposes of an invisibility suit-such as scaring cats, small children and making shows like “Ghost Hunters” actually slightly correct.

One step closer to the American dream: invisible robot assassins to maintain global order. Yay!