What is Movie News After Dark? It’s the mysterious tribute from District 12. A coal minor’s daughter who learned to hunt in the woods outside the fence. A girl on fire. Survivalist. Star-crossed lover. Oh wait, that’s not right. It’s a nightly column dedicated to bringing you the best in stuff about movies, TV and happenings across Panem. Or something like that.
We begin this evening with a shot of Snake Eyes from G.I. Joe: Retaliation. He’s got a rebooted mask for this sequel, which reboots the G.I. Joe series in a way by taking out most of the previous film’s characters and bringing in Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson instead. Good move.
Now that SXSW is officially over, it’s time for our favorite part: recaps. Ours is in the works, but if you need a primer, here’s Erin McCarthy at Popular Mechanics with a list of SXSW 2012 Movies You Need to See. Those of you who follow me on Instagram will note that Erin was last seen modeling the Disney Princess blanket that’s part of The Reject HQ Collection. That was pretty awesome, too.
Over at Movieline, Jen Yamato outlines the 9 most intriguing, still perplexing new clues as to what the hell’s going on in Prometheus. You guys and gals have heard of this movie, right?
Pajiba presents 20 Facts About Game of Thrones That Might Leave You a Crippled, a Bastard or a Broken Thing. Like did you know that Winterfell exists somewhere in a Northern Ireland parking lot? Awesome.
Read this article about The Jimmy McNulty Gambit on The New Inquiry. Unless you don’t like The Wire. If that’s the case, please leave.
Today’s most curious meme: Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch.
The ever-talented Alison Nastasi culls together a list of 10 Sex Symbols from the ’60s and the Movies That Made Them. Oh Ursula Andress, you will forever be my sun, moon, stars and midnight snack.
Disney has admitted that John Carter will result in a $200 million loss. Too bad, really. The sequel would have been awesome.
The Black List’s Nate Winslow provides a shot-by-shot breakdown of the Prometheus trailer. Because watching it 43 times on my Sunday afternoon wasn’t enough, I need it analyzed frame-by-frame.
The team at Hitfix gives us 10 Avengers cameos they’d like to see. Ms. Marvel? Yes, ma’am.
Recently the folks at Mondo opened their gallery. Yours truly was on hand to buy up anything and everything that looked cool. Yesterday I hung this brilliant Martin Ansin Brazil print on my wall. And I watched Brazil. It was a magical day. What did you do with your weekend?
We close tonight with a video from the Kickstarter campaign of the Old Murder House Theatre in Austin, TX. These crazy kids were the ones making headlines by doing Alien on Ice not long ago. They are currently raising money to get a U.S. tour going for their latest project, “Jurassic Farce” together. It’s a live-action dino show. Can you guess which awesome 1993 summer blockbuster they’ll be parodying? If not, this video gives it away pretty blatantly: