Ever wonder exactly how many explosions Michael Bay has graced us with? Um, according to this infographic…all of them. (Frankenspace)
Vanity Fair has a nice little interactive photo of the cast of The Hunger Games. Aw, look, they made Josh Hutcherson stand on a hillock so he wouldn’t look so Hobbit-y. (Vanity Fair)
In the vein of Stephen King’s clever commentary on “Twilight” vs. “Harry Potter” (“Harry Potter is about confronting fears, finding inner strength and doing what is right in the face of adversity. Twilight is about how important it is to have a boyfriend.”), here’s a breakdown of what the Disney princesses really teach our young girls. Oh it’s cynical as hell and I can’t endorse it whole-heartedly, but they do have a point. (The FW)
The incomparable Eric Snider imagines Gary Marshall pitching the studio on New Year’s Eve. Swallow all your coffee first, lest you spit it at the screen. (Film.Com)
I know, I know, I already talked about Movemeber today, but the lovely John Hodgman has some tips for the newly mustachioed among you. I just like typing the word mustachioed. (NY Mag)
All the people who have mocked Michelle Williams for her pixie/Mia Farrow cut feel like assholes today. Apparently she’s wearing her hair that way in memory of her ex-husband Heath Ledger. (Telegraph)
Every single promo I’ve seen for Ricky Gervais’s new show with Warwick Davis (“Life Is Short”) has delighted the sh*t out of me. That includes this bit with Liam Neeson. h/t PaddyDog. (Irish Times)
I am in love with this gorgeous pseudo art nouveau poster for Aliens. I say pseudo so you can’t jump down my throat about what is an is not art nouveau. Well you can. I know how much you enjoy it. (Geek Art)
I enjoy musicals, so it’s with delight that I bring to you a fantastic choice for Marius in the upcoming Les Miserables film. Eddie Redmayne. I love his weird alienface. (Deadline)
I Kan’t talk about that other divorce. Frankly, I don’t want to. But I can say I’m a little sad that Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard have announced their split. I blame Fox. (Celebitchy)
I usually don’t post videos when I don’t understand what the hell is going on in them. This is an exception. A glorious, possibly incestuous exception.
This here is a medley of every single song you hate. Turns out they all use the same four chords.
Joanna Robinson knows there were a few good songs in that last video. She never lets facts get in the way of hyperbole.