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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 53% (Critics) / 62% (Audience)
Directed By: Lorene Scafaria
Written By: Lorene Scafaria
Starring: Steve Carell and Keira Knightley
Studio: Focus Features

Synopsis: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 37% (Critics) / 75% (Audience)
Directed By: Timur Bekmambetov
Written By: Seth Grahame-Smith
Starring: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anthony Mackie and Dominic Cooper
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Synopsis: Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.

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Trailer of the Day: Prototype

This is an amazing looking film just from the teaser and it is especially impressive considering that the production company (The Bandito Brothers; the company behind the surprise hit ACTS OF VALOR) only spent around $40 million on it. The concept is cool too: a rogue android is being hunted by the government that built it. The movie should be released some time in 2013

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All The Questions I Had After Watching Prometheus

Now don’t get me wrong, I actually liked Prometheus for what it did right but I didn’t love it which is what I was really hoping would be my reaction. That being said the script for this movie was a bit of a haphazard mess that left me scratching my head in wonderment in a decidedly bad way much like the gents in the video from Red Letter Media.

My 10 Favorite Movie Strippers

10. Nancy Callahan (Jessica Alba), SIN CITY

Like a lot of the women on this list, Alba was somehow able to pull off being a successful stripper who never got naked. In the real world that would get you immediately fired but in movies it seems to mean you are the most popular lady on the pole.
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Short Shrift Theater: The Gate

95% of the human genome is composed of redundant gene sequences. They appear to have no known biological function. Could a chance event reactivate them? Genetic freaks wander the streets courtesy of irresponsible pharmaceutical companies.

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Piranha 3DD

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 12% (Critics) / 32% (Audience)
Directed By: John Gulager
Written By: Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton and Joel Soisson
Starring: Danielle Panabaker, David Hasselhoff, Matt Bush and Ving Rhames
Studio: The Weinstein Co.

Synopsis: After the terror unleashed on Lake Victoria in Piranha 3D, the pre-historic school of blood thirsty piranhas are back. This time, no one is safe from the flesh eating fish as they sink their razor sharp teeth into the visitors of summer’s best attraction, The Big Wet Water Park. Christopher Lloyd reprises his role as the eccentric piranha expert with survivor Paul Scheer and a partially devoured Ving Rhames back for more fish frenzy. David Hasselhoff trades in the sandy beaches of “Baywatch” to be a celebrity lifeguard at the racy water park. Prepare for double the terror, double the action and double the D’s in this sequel also starring Gary Busey, Katrina Bowden, Danielle Panabaker, Matt Bush, Chris Zylka and David Koechner.

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