CineFusion Weekly – 4/23/12
CineFusion? Wazzat you ask? It’s FC’s new weekly compendium of various furious film info and links we’ll be sharing with our readers. We hope you enjoy this latest addition to the site!
MAD AS HELL MOVIE MUSIC: “Vamos a Matar Companeros” (Titoli) by Ennio Morricone
GET DJANGO’D!: We’re anxiously awaiting Quentin’s latest cinematic adventure and our sister site has been steadily putting together a collection of all the Django Unchained info available online including international posters and behind the scenes/promotional pics. We’ve also made our own Django Unchained Primer, a little guide to films you might like to watch beforehand.
SPAGHETTI BEST: A wonderful in-depth tribute to Sergio Corbucci’s classic Vamos A Matar, Companeros!
NOW PLAYING ON THE DEUCE: A Lucio Fulci rarity from the late 60s, Tomas Milian stars in Beatrice Cenci
FURIOUS PICKS: Seb reviews the space nazi comedy adventure: IRON SKY
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JACK!
The legendary actor who gave audiences memorable characters such as: George Hanson (Easy Rider), Bobby Dupea (Five Easy Pieces), R.P. McMurphy (One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest), Badass Buddusky (The Last Detail), J.J. Gittes (Chinatown), Col. Jessup (A Few Good Men) and Frank Costello (The Departed) among many others has turned 75 this past weekend. We wish him all our best and hope to see even more incredible performances in the future!
FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: WALTER HILL
A scene from Walter Hill’s high octane crime film: The Driver
Martin Scorsese directing Robert DeNiro in Raging Bull
Actor William Finley (1942-2012) – Read The Deuce’s Phantom of The Paradise Review.
Musician Levon Helm (1940-2012): Levon performing “Up On Cripple Creek” from The Band’s farewell concert film The Last Waltz directed by Martin Scorsese.
80s SUMMERTIME CULT COMEDIES!
Meatballs on Blu Ray!
No, this isn’t a post about Snooki’s future kids, we’re talkin’ about the classic Bill Murray summer camp comedy laugh riot that’s now on hi-def! For fans of Bill and/or movies that are off the hinges, it will be a perfect addition to your BR collection! – BUY BLU RAY
In this freewheeling high school comedy, slacker Phys Ed teacher Freddy Shoop (Mark Harmon) is ready to head for Hawaii with his sexy girlfriend for some sun and surf, that is until he’s informed he has been chosen to teach summer school to a group of unruly misfit kids. Shoop does his best to adapt to his dire circumstances while trying to use all his wits to get the kids to learn so they can get passing grades. Co-starring Kirstie Alley and Courtney Thorne Smith. – BUY DVD
One Crazy Summer
John Cusack stars as “Hoops” McCann, a nebbish wannabe basketball star who can draw cartoons like a genius. After graduating from “Generic” High School, Hoops and his pal George (Joel Murray) and his little sister head to Nantucket for the summer. On the way they pick up a singer named Cassandra (Demi Moore) who’s on the run from some bikers she stole money from. When they arrive on the island they meet George’s pals, the goofy Stork Brothers and get into a hilarious battle with a cruel entrepreneur named Beckerstead (Mark Metcalf) and his snobby son Teddy (Matt Mulhern) who plan to take Cassandra’s house away so they can build a new Lobster restaraunt! There’s never a dull moment in this lighthearted, sunbaked adventure and it remains a slice of comedy gold! Co-starring Bobcat Goldthwait, Curtis Armstrong, Jeremy Piven and Joe Flaherty. BUY DVD
COMING SOON TO A THEATER NEAR YOU
Ok Bat-fans, its come to our attention that the final trailer for THE DARK KNIGHT RISES will in fact be attached to THE AVENGERS (In theaters May 4th!). We’ve also learned that TDKR will feature over an HOUR of IMAX footage! For more details please visit COLLIDER
Until next time…Stay Furious!