Fast Food Sucks! "Super-Size Me" Gets a Comic Book! 


"Super-Size Me," the 2004 documentary about the evils of fast food, told from the point of view of director Morgan Spurlock, is getting ready to be super-sized into a comic book format!

The graphic novel will act as a companion piece to the documentary. It will feature bizarre stories about Americans' obsession with fast food.

Spurlock will write the stories and will feature script and art from established and up-and-coming artists.

"Super-Sized Me" the comic book, will be available next spring.

Some of the stories that will be featured is that of a fat man who died and was cremated and made the mortuary smell like French fries...yum! :happy

Another one will be about a man who's so obsessed with McDonald's that he built a shrine in his garage featuring the fast food giant's food that never aged. Freaky!

Spurlock tells Variety, "As great as they were on paper, I think they'll be better told in a graphic-novel form."

"They're funny, they're gross, and hopefully they'll be informative too."

The narrator of the comic book will be a clown character called MC Super-Size Me designed in the same fashion as the Crypt Keeper from "Tales From the Crypt."

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"G-Force" Movie Review -- How Many Kisses Do These Guinea Pigs Get? 


We know it’s just a matter of time before Hollywood makes a film featuring talking guinea pigs. In “G-Force,” not only do these furry creatures have the gift of gab, they can also kick major booty.


Uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the guy who gave us the “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “National Treasure” franchises, released his first live-action/animated/3-D hybrid. The result is an entertaining picture for kids that grown-ups will enjoy because of the 3-D technology. Read More...

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Nicolas Cage to Star in "The Green Hornet?" 


Columbia Pictures is in early negotiations with Nicolas Cage to star as the gangster villain in "The Green Hornet."

Cameron Diaz is also negotiating to play a reporter and love interest.

Seth Rogen is attached to star as the masked crime fighter and Michel Gondry is set to direct from a script co-written by Rogen and Evan Goldberg.

There's still no word on who will play Kato after Stephen Chow left the project last week.

Apparently, this "Green Hornet" is going to stick to the radio roots of the material. If that's the case, is Cage going to play the mysterious "Mr. X," a criminal mastermind introduced in the episode "Walkout for Profit?" (Wikipedia)

And is Diaz going to play "Clicker" Binny, a female photographer for the fictional newspaper The Sentinel?

We'll soon find out, but for now, the film is still on track to shoot in the fall with a summer 2010 release date.

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Winners of Outfest -- 27th Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 


"Mississippi Damned," Tina Mabry's portrait of a poor Mississippi family, won the grand jury award for outstanding dramatic feature at Outfest, the 27th Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Nacho G. Velilla's "Chef's Special" won the audience award for dramatic feature.

Laura Harring in "Drool" and Derrick L. Middleton in "Rivers Wash Over Me" won grand jury acting awards.

The screenwriting trophy was given to E.E. Cassidy for "We Are the Mods" which was also the audience award winner for first U.S. dramatic feature.

Here are more award winners:


"On These Shoulders We Stand" directed by Glenne McElhinney -- The Special Programming Award for Freedom

"Greek Pete" by writer-director Andrew Haigh -- The Special Programming Award for Artistic Achievement

"College Boys Live" a documentary by George O'Donnell -- The Special Programming Award for Emerging Talent

"Get Happy" by Mark Payne -- Audience Award for Documentary Short Film

"Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement" -- Greta Olafsdottir and Susan Muska -- Audience Award for Documentary Feature Film

"Awakening" by Christian Tafdrup -- Audience Award for Dramatic Short Film

"First and Loveliss" by Shaun Kadlec and Deb Tullman -- Jury Award for Documentary Short

"The Bath" by Lee Mi-rang -- Jury Award for Dramatic Short

"Off and Running" by Nicole Opper -- Jury Award for Documentary Feature

"The Man Who Loved Yngve" by Stian Kristiansen -- Jury Award for International Dramatic Feature

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees! :happy

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Warner Bros. Team Up for "Twilight Zone" Movie 


Leonardo DiCaprio's studio, Appian Way, and Warner Bros. are teaming up to make another big screen adaptation of "Twilight Zone." They hired Rand Ravich to write the script based on the iconic TV series.

Ravich is best known for directing "The Astronaut's Wife" and executive producing "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind." He's also the brains behind NBC's detective show "Life."

The last time "Twilight Zone" was turned into a movie by WB was 1983's "Twilight Zone: The Movie." Steven Spielberg and John Landis produced and directed segments of the film, but my favorite was the one with John Lithgow, the airplane episode. William Shatner played the character in the original TV episode called "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet." To this day, I look and peek out the airplane window to see if there's a demonic creature playing with the wing of the plane :happy

Rod Serling, of course, is THE "Twilight Zone" and no word yet if DiCaprio will be involved in front of the camera.

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