Trailer: That Awkward Moment

That Awkward Moment, as in, that awkward moment when Zac Efron and Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) take viagra and can’t pee without planking over the toilet bowl, hits theaters January 31st.

Also starring Michael B. Jordan and Imogen Poots, the movie seems to be about that moment when cave-dwelling manchildren fall in love get their nuts clipped.  Continue reading “Trailer: That Awkward Moment”

Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station is the story of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old man from Hayward, California who was shot and killed while laying face-first on the ground in handcuffs by a police officer at a transit station in Oakland.

The movie won several awards at Sundance including the Grand Jury Prize, which was previously awarded to the Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2012 and Winter’s Bone in 2010.
Fruitvale station painted poster   Fruitvale station poster
“This project was about humanity, about human beings and how we treat each other; how we treat the people that we love the most, and how we treat the people that we don’t know,” first-time director and Bay Area-native Ryan Coogler said as he accepted the award.  Continue reading “Trailer: Fruitvale Station”

Michael B. Jordan Up For Human Torch Role in ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot

Michael Jordan human torch According to sources, Friday Night Lights star Michael B. Jordan is in talks to play the Human Torch in a Fantastic Four remake.

The movie, not due in theaters until 2015, already has a director in Josh Trank, who worked with Jordan on Chronicle.

Johnny Storm (Torch) is white in the ongoing Marvel series and was played by Chris Evans in the 2005 and 2007 films.

Allison Williams of Girls is said to be in contention to play his sister, Susan.

I’m just going to go ahead and say that I usually don’t like when movies pull a race switcheroo. If the character is white in the source material, why make him black? Just because you can?  Continue reading “Michael B. Jordan Up For Human Torch Role in ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot”