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Love Sandra Bullock or hate her, you have to admit she’s a good sport. Bullock is up for a Best Actress Oscar tonight for her role in The Blind Side, but she’s already won a big award this week. Last night she received an award from the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation for Worst Actress for All About Steve. Typically folks who win Razzies don’t show up to give a speech, but Bullock did. And it was quite an acceptance speech. Check it out:

Something tells me if she wins an Oscar tonight her speech won’t be quite as funny…
UPDATE: She won the Oscar, meaning she’s GOT to be the only person to win the Best Actress Oscar and Worst Actress Razzie in the same year. She’s certainly the only person to do that AND go to high school with my uncle…

If you’ve seen any of the trailers for Kick-Ass you know the basic premise: a regular guy with no powers decides to be a super hero. Woody Harrelson’s new movie has basically the same premise, only he appears to be crazy. I have to be honest, this looks like a train wreck, but it could well be a very entertaining train wreck:

Defendor is out now in limited release.

The more I see of this movie the more I think it’s going to live up to its name. Here’s another red-band trailer, which primarily uses profanity to get its status, and shows a ton of violence and smartass comments:

Kick-Ass comes to theaters April 16th.

You could say that M. Night Shyamalan has been a little hit-or-miss since his breakout film The Sixth Sense. Unbreakable was unspeakably bad. Signs was alright, if a little corny. I seem to be one of the few people that actually liked The Village. And his last film, The Happening, was universally derided and considered one of the worst films of the year.

So why am I bothering to post the trailer to his new movie, The Last Airbender? Because it actually looks pretty good, and looks nothing like his previous films. Check it out:

The Last Airbender comes to theaters July 2, 2010.

So far this movie, about a regular guy who decides you don’t need to have super powers to be a super hero, seems to be living up to its name. There’s a red band international trailer out now, and it shows plenty of ass-kicking action. Check it out:

Kick-Ass storms into theaters April 16th.

This is the third trailer I’ve seen now for the remake of Clash of the Titans, and I’m still not sure where I stand. On one hand I have the nostalgia for the original, absurd though it may be. On the other hand, this looks like it might not completely suck, which is rare for a remake these days. So I’m a bit torn. Check out this international trailer and let me know what you think:

Clash of the Titans storms into theaters March 26th.

Have y’all picked up on the fact that I like Quentin Tarantino’s movies yet? I do. I also like old movie posters. So when I came across Ibraheem Youssef’s Flickr stream where he re-imagined the posters for Tarantino’s movies I was pretty psyched. Youssef managed to boil down each of the films into a single scene or image that best represents the film, and present those images in the style of a 60s or 70s minimalist poster. They almost look like old jazz album covers. Here’s the one for Kill Bill vol 1, showing The Bride’s fight with the Crazy 88s. Brilliant.

Do yourself a favor and go check out the rest of the posters. They’re all good.

I’m kind of ashamed to admit that, before tonight, I had never seen Jonathan Demme’s classic concert film Stop Making Sense. The films shows The Talking Heads at their eclectic peak, working their way through classic songs like “Psycho Killer”, “Life During Wartime”, and “Once in a Lifetime”. Frontman (and under-appreciated musical genius) David Byrne excels at his role of quirky anti-rock-star. Demme focuses his camera on the band, rarely showing even the slightest glimpse of the crowd, and makes you feel like you’re actually watching the show live. The whole film is great, but the highlight is undoubtedly the scorching rendition of “Burning Down the House”:

If you’re a music fan and you haven’t seen Stop Making Sense, repent and go watch it now. You won’t be sorry.

The soundtrack for Iron Man 2 is going to be a little different than the normal blockbuster. Instead of gathering together songs from a bunch of hot bands, fronted by a single that doesn’t really seem to fit the movie but plays over the end credits anyway, the folks at Marvel have decided to fill it with high-octane hits from just one band: AC/DC. Director Jon Favreau felt that the band’s music perfectly matched the film, and that’s just fine by me. I’ve probably listened to Back in Black 200 times, so you won’t hear me complain.

The studio has released a video for AC/DC’s classic “Shoot to Thrill”, and it features a bunch of footage from the trailer, plus a few new shots. And it shows just how old the band has gotten. Hey Angus, can you go ahead and put a hat on for us buddy? And a shirt? Thanks.

via SlashFilm

Bruce Campbell in My Name is Bruce
If you’re a Bruce Campbell fan this is big news, and if you’re not I’m not sure I care what you think. Bruce is making a sequel to 2008’s psuedo-autobiographical My Name is Bruce. It’s called Bruce vs. Frankenstein, and it’s set to start filming this fall. Awe-freaking-some. Or, as Bruce would say, “Groovy”. That’s really all the information we have at this point, but it’s good enough for me.

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