Big Hitter: Ashton Kutcher, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, and Weekend Movie Advice

Movies This Weekend That Might Interest You

If you like comedy, and can see In the Loop, you need to do that. Otherwise, District 9 makes for an above average actioner.

Deep Thought of the Day

I was on the /Filmcast to talk about my low movie expectations article. It's about a 30 minute conversation, full of righteous fury, so I hope you'll give it a listen. Matt Singer from IFC was their honored guest, so it was nice of them to let me chime in for a bit. You can listen here.

Sequel Rumor of the Day

The Wolverine sequel is in the works.

Press Releases of Note

Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler posters for Law Abiding Citizen. Here they are:

Quote of the Day

Ashton Kutcher joined me over Skype to chat Spread. Sadly, he did not give me any new Twitter followers.


What I'm Reading Right Now

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. I'm only about 50 pages in, but so far it's pretty compelling. Further updates as events warrant.

Videos For You

Tucker Max and Nils Parker stopped by the office to talk I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell. The film is solidly funny, and the guys have a lot of compelling things to say about strong female characters, marketing, G.I. Joe, Slumdog Millionaire, the studio system, and writing as a duo. It should be noted that Tucker turned down millions to retain creative control of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, exactly the mindset you want from an artist. I'm going to break the interview up into four parts because it's an epic conversation.

Warning: language