Around here, we don’t ask much of you, dear reader. However, we do ask that you are honest with yourself. And if you’re honest with yourself this week, you’ll probably note that you’ve (sadly) missed a lot of wonderful articles that our crack staff of writers have put together. I know I have. So it’s time to catch up, to get tuned in, and get your fill of all the wonderful editorials, reviews and (when we feel like it) movie news that you missed. It’s also time for the return of my own weekly endeavor, The Week That Was. The column that talks about the week… that was. Get it? I look back over the last seven days and select for you the highlights. Just in case you were busy waging a maritime war against bloodthirsty prehistoric fish, or something of the like.
- Piranha 3D reviewed by Robert Fure
- Animal Kingdom reviewed by Rob Hunter
- …and more to come. Stay tuned throughout the weekend.
- Chris Hemsworth told us what it takes to become Thor
- Aubrey Plaza revealed hidden secrets about Scott Pilgrim
- 36 Films, 36 Dramatic Situations: We began a 36-day feature that will cover all of the 36 dramatic situations, using films you know and love as examples. It is perhaps the most literary thing we’ve done since we used our copy of “War & Peace” to prop up our boardroom table. (To answer your next question, yes, of course we really have a boardroom.)
- We Cast the Expendables Sequel: Because someone had to do it.
- Cole Abaius explains Why Scott Pilgrim Did Better Than You Think
Other Things That Happened
- The Black Swan Trailer got everyone all rowdy over Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and crazy red eyes.
- Piranha 3D began the year’s first Oscar campaign.
- Austin’s own Fantastic Fest scheduled Let Me In for Opening Night.
- Rooney Mara scored a Dragon Tattoo
Dispatch from Reject HQ
As you can see, we have not yet decided to revert back to the old design, as many a reader hath suggested. This week we’re wrapping up some of the final touches on the design. Let’s call it the completion of Film School Rejects 5.0.1. Version 5.1 will like come with more new features later this year. In the mean time, have you guys seen that Review Archive? It’s pretty slick, right? One of my favorite new features. Thank you to all of our readers who have sent in feedback on the new site, positive and negative. We do read and consider every bit of feedback we get.
Comment of the Week
“Some people have a strange idea of entertainment.” - Reader bastardjackyll on last week’s Junkfood Cinema
You may have a point there. Then again, that’s why we keep Brian Salisbury around…
Until next week, keep reading that site you’re already reading.