The first movie exploded to number one in the box office, so a sequel's inevitable. IfExpendables 2 has a chance at topping the original, it's going to have to load it up with even crazier casting choices. We have a few ideas!
Far be it from me to argue with the business acumen of George Lucas - after all, the filmmaker and current scourge of the geek universe was smart enough to include merchandising rights in his original deal for Star Wars - but did he really ruin what would have been a killer ending to Return of the Jedi because of toy sales?
Sure, both Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and The Twilight Saga are page-to-screen adaptations with ardent fanbases, but the boys in Scott Pilgrim's corner wouldn't be caught dead seeing a Twilight movie of their own volition. The irony? Underneath Scott Pilgrim’s geeky exterior and Twilight’s swoony trappings, they may actually be the same movie...
Very few films have the indie buzz this summer of Aaron Schneider’s Get Low. With one of the best performances of Robert Duvall’s career, the film (which also stars Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek) is a true crowd-pleaser based on the semi-true story of a hermit who famously held a "living funeral."