WORLD WAR Z Low on Scares, High on Lame

Is it just me, or do we seem on the verge of zombie overload? I realize zombies are super cool nowadays and Zed is riding the wave of popularity along with superheroes and dystopian young adult fiction, but with books, video games, movies and AMC’s hugely popular series, THE WALKING DEAD, we are knee deep in zombiepalooza and I think the un-dead are about to be relocated to the fringe of coolness and their popularity is going the way of

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Inglourious Basterds (Dan’s Take): ****

Better late than never… Tarantino did it. With promises of splattery, wet violence he lured the cap askew, “F”-dude lunk into seeing a layered and character-centric foreign language film. I’m not sure what percentage that mob of lowest common denominators makes up by way of the roughly 4,250,000 people who saw Inglourious Basterds this last weekend, but if the crowd I saw it with was a sample, shaggy energy drink swilling douchebags were at least 60% of it. Which goes

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Brad Pitt Climbs Every Mountain…

… of dead mother effin’ Nah-zees he can find! Inglourious Basterds and the advertising company it hired has some graphic artists working serious overtime (unpaid, of course… you’re salaried, suckers!). The Inglourious ones have pounded out no less than 18 posters. That’s 17 more than most other films, including My Sister’s Keeper. Think about it. Nonetheless, they’re all lovely, cheesy artifacts worthy of wall hanging. Enjoy the latest, which is, morbidly, probably my new favorite.

Brad Pitt is a Basterd

If you tuned into KVNU’s “Andy at the Movies” segment yesterday, you got to hear Mr. Dan Vinton go all Anakin Skywalker on Quentin Tarantino’s new late summer release, “Inglourious Basterds.” Dan says it’s a must miss, I wholeheartedly disagree. I think the movie looks fresh, original and darkly funny – all elements that have made Tarantino’s previous work golden. But I digress. Really, all I wanted to show you were three new-ish posters I stumbled upon this morning on

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