Writer : “It’s Speed…. on a bicycle”.
Studio Exec : “I see… Stallone. No.. wait.. Bruce”
Writer : ”Well, I don’t know how well a 12-speed would be able to handle Sly or Bruce; heck, can they even handle it?”
Studio Exec : ”You’re right. Last thing we need is Sly to sue us for chafing. Last time that happened – well, it wasn’t chafing, but Sharon Stone was apparently responsible for the red blotching on his groin – we had to not only write him a cheque but sign off on that darn Expendables script – written in dot point on toilet tissue. Fuckin’ depresses me just thinking about it.”
Writer : ”Well, I’m thinking smaller – not Tom Sizemore smaller, but jockey smaller. Do you like Joseph Gordon-Levitt?”
Studio Exec : “Depends when he’s available, my wife’s not out of town unt… Oh wait. Yes. Love the guy. Did you see Brick!? Fuckin’ genius – shit, that movie is genius, I’m still astonished anyone could make a movie out of that crumby Ben Folds Five song! But it worked. Yes, now what will it take to get Levitt in a pair of bicycle pants?”
Writer : “Some wax and a tube of lube?”
Studio Exec : “I make the jokes here”.
So you get the picture. “Premium Rush” is David ‘Lost World’ Koepp’s latest directing stab, a clever action-thriller produced by a studio — a compromise picture, if you will. But then, so was “Speed”. And it turned out slicker than Danny Zuko’s mop top. But this, the story of a bike messenger who gets involved in a chase in New York City, looks like it could be quite a good movie. It has to be – I mean Gordon-Levitt doesn’t do bad movies, right!? *cough* G.I Joe *cough* No, but seriously, that guy usually comes with his taste buds in tact to studio meetings, so I remain hopeful.
Here’s the trailer for “Premium Rush” :
In our trailers section you’ll also find new trailers for “Burning Man” starring Matthew Goode “Goon” with Seann William Scott, “Red Lights” with Robert De Niro, “The Twilight Saga : Breaking Dawn Part 1″, “The Descendants”, “We Bought a Zoo” starring Matt Damon and “The Big Year” with Steve Martin, to name but a few.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.