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Iron Man (2008) Review 8/27/08

Iron Man (2008)Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow
Directed by: Jon Favreau
Screenplay written by: Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby
Tagline: Fully Charged.

Robocop flies to Afghanistan!

In A Nutshell

You can always count on a good super-hero film to fill in the obligatory summer blockbuster slot and this year we have this adaptation of one of Marvel Comic's truly lesser known creations, which just shows how far towards the bottom of the barrel we're scraping. The basic story is that billionaire industrialist Tony Stark is kidnapped in Derka Derkastan then builds a suit of armor and fights back his evil foreign captors and later a larger version of his outfit.



Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) Review 8/26/08

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)Starring: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Screenplay written by: David Koepp and George Lucas
Tagline: In May, the adventure continues.

Raiders Of The Lost Art

In A Nutshell

Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.



The Incredible Hulk (2008) Review 8/26/08

The Incredible Hulk (2008)Starring: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt
Directed by: Louis Leterrier
Screenplay written by: Zak Penn
Tagline: On June 13, get ready to unleash the beast.

Hulk Bore! Again!

In A Nutshell

Cellular biologist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) was involved in a genetic accident that left him with the unstoppable ability to transform into a nine-foot, green-skinned superhuman whenever his heart rate raised. The plot picks up 5 years after the accident with Bruce in hiding in Brazil as the Hulk has been responsible for multiple deaths and mass destruction, and General Thaddeus Ross (William Hurt), father of Bruce's now-estranged girlfriend Betty (Liv Tyler) has made it his life's mission to find and destroy him.



Hancock (2008) Review 8/26/08

Hancock (2008)Starring: Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman
Directed by: Peter Berg
Screenplay written by: Vincent Ngo and Vince Gilligan
Tagline: There are heroes. There are superheroes. And then there's...

"Do I look like I care what people think?" Clearly, nobody involved in the making of this fiasco did as well

In A Nutshell

John Hancock (Will Smith) is an unhappy and reluctant superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public until he crosses paths with a PR Guy (Jason Bateman's character) and they start trying to change him.



WALL·E (2008) Review 8/25/08

WALL·E (2008)Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight and Jeff Garlin
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Screenplay written by: Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter
Tagline: An Adventure Beyond the Ordinar-E

Not only do humans become fat... but they also transformed into CGI animated people!

In A Nutshell

In a distant future, mankind has abandoned Earth because it has become covered with trash. WALL-E, a garbage collecting robot, who can only say his name and the name of other robots, has been left to clean up the mess. One day, a sleek search robot named EVE is sent to earth to find proof that life is once again sustainable. WALL-E falls in love with her as EVE comes to realize that WALL-E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans. Meanwhile, WALL-E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets an adventure into motion.



The Dark Knight (2008) Review 8/21/08

The Dark Knight (2008)Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Screenplay written by: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan
Tagline: Why So Serious?

In A Nutshell

Bruce Wayne/Batman (Christian Bale) continues to eliminate crime in Gotham City with the help of Lt. Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart). The Joker (the late Heath Ledger) soon takes over organized crime as he kills off the crime bosses one by one. The Joker's plan is to terrify the citizens and throw the city into chaos, and then kill Batman.



WWE Summerslam 2008 PPV Review 8/17/08

WWE Summerslam 2008- Your hosts are JR, Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Tazz.

- From Indianapolis, IN. Original airdate: 8/17/08

- The multiplex stage is awesome and the intro pyro was sweet as well.

- Opening match: MVP w/silvery beaded hair, new ring gear and weight gain v. Jeff Hardy w/ a broken freakin' neck

Welcome back to PPV MVP! There is a thick smoke in the arena... must be the ghost of Rey Mysterio. Tazz seems happy not having to work with Mike Adamle anymore. Nice to see Jeff made a full recovery from his broken neck. Maybe he took some of Kurt Angle's vitamins.... The crowd is pretty good tonight as an MVP chant starts. Someone forgot to tell these two they're not supposed to try to kill each other as Jeff goes flying all over the place. End came when Hardy hit the Whisper In The Wind, but was distracted while going up for the Swanton by Shelton Benjamin as he dived onto Shelton and as he went up for the Swanton again, it missed and MVP hit the Drive By Kick for three. MVP wins! MVP wins! Match didn't need a run-in, though MVP/Jeff/Shelton for the US title is going to be incredible, especially if there's a ladder involved...

MVP d. Jeff Hardy, Drive By Kick -- pin (**1/2) Solid match for a curtain jerker.



TNA Hard Justice 2008 PPV Review 8/10/08

TNA Hard Justice 2008- Your hosts are Mike Tenay and Don West.

- From Trenton, New Jersey. Original airdate: 8/10/08

- Sting arrives without his make-up on and he refuses to talk. Way to make Sting seem less cool, mysterious and threatening by making him look like a balding, stocky PTA Father.

- F.I.L.T.H.E.E., and Grandmaster Caz open the show with the tune we've been hearing all month hyping the PPV. HAHA, No reaction for these guys. The crowd finally pops for the hasbeen rappers leaving. Thank God that's over.

- X Title, Opening match: Petey Williams v. Consequences Creed w/ Fro

Crowd seems to be in complete mild mode, but then again Creed's whole push since his redebut has been "Hey, here's this guy! He's a good guy! Cheer for him!" Creed's Fro should absorb all the impact of the Canadian Destroyer. Damn Daivari looks BUFF. Crowd is quite behind Petey right now as they do a Boo-Yay sequence, with Creed getting the boos. Jersey is trying to be "bizarro land". Damn that Defiant NJ crowd! Nice to see Mike Tenay simply own up to the crowd being behind the heel, rather than trying to give us the runaround. Creed D T on Rhaka Khan! Wow Don West LOVES Man on Women Violence. End came when Petey retains the X Title by pinning Creed with the Canadian Destroyer (after teasing it for like 6 times), after Sheik Abdul Bashir interferes and hits Creed with a steel chair.

X champion Petey Williams d. Consequences Creed, Canadian Destroyer -- pin (***1/2) Really fun X opener.