Beowulf

Special effects master Shannon Shea continues his trip down memory lane in an attempt to find relevance in the 21st century world of movie-making… There was something I had known since I had seen Star Wars: I was going to leave the state of Louisiana to go to college. My older brother, who was a fellow film-nerd/fan/geek/whatever, had graduated in 1977 and gone to the Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and was pretty much just miserable. True, there was a lot of drinking to do, but aside from his joining a band (he was much more into music than I was), he didn’t share his taste for genre pop culture with many of the other students. And, as a historical note, the drinking age in Louisiana at this time was 18 so being drunk on a college campus in Louisiana was as required as “Introduction to English Literature,” and the grades were easier. Needless to say that by the time I was a High School Senior, he had dropped out and worked for a salvage company. We both attended an all-male, Catholic High School in Marrero, Louisiana: Archbishop Shaw High School. It boasted being a “college prep” school, however, unless you were training to be an engineer, or a geologist, or some vocation that would keep you in a local oil field, Shaw had little to offer in those days. It did have football, which was a major focus for both the faculty and students. Not being from what […]

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Time to take a look at what DVDs are worth spending some cash on this week. Don’t worry, we will do it together.

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In 2007, our cinematical heroes kicked a fair amount of ass and I had the pleasure of compiling the best of the best for your viewing pleasure.

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Well, we all know what’s going to be number one at the box office this weekend…

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It was yet another big weekend for Enchanted at the box office again, just as many people predicted.

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Though the beginning was a touch weak, the movie gets better and better as the story progresses.

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Well, it’s rare for me to get one right these days, but Beowulf was the winner at the box office this weekend.

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Despite the flaws that keepBeowulf from being a nearly great film, at the end of the day you have to give Robert Zemeckis a pat on the back.

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We hear that 3D glasses give some people headaches. So, in order to dull the pain, we offer the Beowulf drinking game. Toast a glass of mead (or Coors Light, for all we care) with the Danish warriors.

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While we love nude scenes in movies, there are some that should have been left on the cutting room floor. As George Costanza once said on Seinfeld, there’s “good naked” and “bad naked.” Here’s a list of the top “bad naked” moments in cinema history.

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Kevin Carr

Beowulf

Movie Reviews By Kevin Carr on November 16, 2007 | Comments (6)

Beowulf has everything you’d need for a great motion picture. It has a great story, an awesome conflict, incredible actors and all of Hollywood’s digital technology thrown behind it. The biggest stumbling block it has is its director.

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We have a race this weekend here at THE REJECT REPORT! In one corner, we have Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. And in the other, we’ve got Beowulf. Add to that mix all the usual movies plus Love in the Time of Cholera, and you have another thrilling weekend ahead at the box office!

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Need a little 3D Angelina Jolie in your life? How about we give you a chance to go see her new flick Beowulf for FREE in IMAX 3D? If that doesn’t get your attention, you may want to check your pulse…

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Finally it is getting a name. Yes, a proper name.

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