Gulliver's Travels will make you seasick in the cineplex

Gulliver's Travels is neither a movie nor an adaptation of Jonathan Swift's fantasy yarn. Rather, it's a cultural artifact of American pop circa 2010, an immediately dated voyage through the seas of our own cinematic feculence. » 12/28/10 12:55pm 12/28/10 12:55pm

Be Kind Rewind Opens A Hole In The Space-Time Continuum

By now you've probably seen a few commercials for Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind, where Jack Black accidentally magnetizes the movies in buddy Mos Def's store. They decide to create fanfilm versions of movies like Ghostbusters, Robocop, and 2001: A Space Odyssey and pass them off to unsuspecting customers. However, now … » 1/29/08 4:30pm 1/29/08 4:30pm

Five Fan Films (Almost) Better Than the Real Thing

The upcoming Michael Gondry comedy starring Jack Back and Mos Def Be Kind Rewind features no-budget recreations of films like Back to the Future, 2001: A Space Odyssey, RoboCop, and Ghostbusters. In fact, their RoboCop looks better than the original film did. Jack Black really nails Peter Weller's robo-monotone. That… » 12/06/07 2:30pm 12/06/07 2:30pm