The Rock Takes The Lead In Disney’s Live Action ‘Bambi’ Remake (On SNL Anyway)

The Rock Takes The Lead In Disney’s Live Action ‘Bambi’ Remake (On SNL Anyway)

This Thursday marks the most important day in cinematic history to date. On April 2nd, Furious 7 arrives in South African cinemas, marking another day of celebration the world over. Finely in tune with this most international of celebrations, Saturday Night Live produced a skit that plays on the Fast & Furious franchise’s return to screens alongside Disney‘s new trend of adapting its existing films into live action remakes that I guess somebody somewhere desperately wants to see.

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Win Tickets To Untamed Youth’s Bravest Party Yet…

Win Tickets To Untamed Youth’s Bravest Party Yet…

We are big fans of Untamed Youth, if you haven’t noticed, we are fans for many reasons. This weekend though we are fans because Untamed Youth is taking big bad chances with it’s apparent nu disco / house theme. By booking two of the biggest acts in South African that aren’t even on a quarter of their audiences radar.

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If Aliens Really Wanted To Kill Us, They’d Send An Army Of Adam Sandler’s – Pixel Trailer

If Aliens Really Wanted To Kill Us, They’d Send An Army Of Adam Sandler’s – Pixel Trailer

Nas has gone a little adventure. So expect awful grammar and spelling. But first this truly awful looking movie. Not the special effects guys… those look truly incredible. Not the concept… that held true promise. But the awful direction and truly awful choice of actors. What the hell is going on Sony Pictures?

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Marvel Is Making “Blind Justice” Puns In The New ‘Daredevil’ Trailer

Marvel Is Making “Blind Justice” Puns In The New ‘Daredevil’ Trailer

Man, I hate puns. And “justice is blind” is the most obvious one for Marvel‘s Daredevil trailer for the upcoming Netflix series starring Charlie Cox as blind lawyer-come-ninja Matt Murdock. That said, this trailer sure does make the show look great.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer Takes George Clooney To The Future, Maybe?

‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer Takes George Clooney To The Future, Maybe?

Brad Bird has a way of making everything and anything look exciting. Even George Clooney firing himself into the sky in a bathtub. In fact, let’s just talk about that moment in the Tomorrowland trailer a second longer: when was the last time something that fun and silly happened in a big summer blockbuster?

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Watch Americans Eat South African Snacks, Compare Rusks To Pokemon

Watch Americans Eat South African Snacks, Compare Rusks To Pokemon

As South Africans it’s easy to take our shared culture for granted. Mostly because our “shared culture” sometimes amounts to ‘stuff Afrikaans people like’, highlighting the cultural while isolating it from the shared with a big ol’ Grand Canyon of doubt, criticism, bigotry and shame. Kind of like eating Peck’s Anchovette Fish Paste.

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Another-Damn-Podcast Episode 01: “Al Is Not A Dick” with Shortstraw’s Alastair Thomas

Another-Damn-Podcast Episode 01: “Al Is Not A Dick” with Shortstraw’s Alastair Thomas

Another-Damn Podcast is back. Nas Hoosen, Jordan Koen, Werner Olckers and Andile Mbete have reunited to interview monthly guests, starting with Alastair Thomas, lead singer, lyricist and guitarist in Shortstraw. After an awkward reunion, we talk about Shortstraw’s new album Youthless, mid-2000s South African bands (the ones we can remember) and what would happen to Al if Tom Revington ever learned to sing and went solo.

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Pornhub (Yes, That Pornhub) Creates Wearable Tech To Help Make “Dirty Energy”

Pornhub (Yes, That Pornhub) Creates Wearable Tech To Help Make “Dirty Energy”

We live in The Future. Thanks to companies like Apple and Samsung, you can now walk around talking into your wristwatch like you’re Captain James T Kirk or a horrible douchebag. Thankfully, one popular company has jumped online with their own take on wearable tech, and it is actually genius and does not involve you talking into a tiny microphone on your wrist.

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The New ‘Avengers 2′ Trailer Is More Of The Same Stuff You Love

The New ‘Avengers 2′ Trailer Is More Of The Same Stuff You Love

Is it any surprise that the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer features explosive action, dudes fighting, the Avengers looking serious and Black Widow being quippy? No of course it’s not. Just like it’s no surprise I’ll be there in the queue on opening night, waiting with anticipation to buy my ticket to see this madness unfold for a second time, with the odd giddy geek goosebump rushing up my spine when something we haven’t seen in the trailer happens.

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Batman Gets Out The Bat O’ Nine Tails In ’50 Shades Of Wayne’ Mashup

Batman Gets Out The Bat O’ Nine Tails In ’50 Shades Of Wayne’ Mashup

When you think about it, dating The Dark Knight‘s Bruce Wayne would be a lot like dating 50 Shades of Grey‘s Christian Grey. They’re both creepy repressed dudes who are incredibly successful at business but kind of loathsome at relationships. They both have secret rooms full of… let’s just call them weapons for now.

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