Showing posts from June, 2012

Weekend Randomness: The Decoy Bride

While surfing the net this morning I saw an ad with the above image promoting the DVD of the movie The Decoy Bride.

It grabbed my attention because:
1. I like David Tennant and Kelly Macdonald
2. It looked incredibly stupid.

Recently Streamed: Conan O'Brien Can't Stop

It was either 7th or 8th grade when I first tuned in to Late Night with Conan O'Brien. I don't remember why I was up so late, but I do remember laughing so hard I couldn't go to sleep. I was instantly a die hard fan, videotaping every comedy segment, tons of band performances, and choice interviews. If you go digging through my box of VHS tapes you'll find hours of pimp-bot skits, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bob Dole, Michael Jackson and others being interviewed via green screen lips, Conan interviewing "Rocket Guy," a man who was building a space rocket in his backyard (the funniest interview I have seen in my life), and so much more.  Friends still remind me of how I called them at midnight to turn on Conan because he and Al Roker were playing over and over that clip where a zoo keeper has an elephant sit on his head.  Needless to say, I was in love with Conan O'Brien.
Fast forward to 2012 and I've been a fan of Conan O'Brien's for…

I Suck at History: My Brother’s Teachings on The Historical Accuracy of Abram Lincoln Vampire Hunter

I enjoy history, but I’m not a very good student at it.  The fact that I have a miserable memory for dates and names mean that, as soon as I finish reading a book of an historical  subject that interests me, only the most basic facts are retained.  I have found that the bulk of my historical knowledge comes from what I see on the movie screen.  Abraham Lincoln is a figure I find very interesting but, other than the basics they teach in grade school.   However, I don’t have to wait for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln movie to come out to learn more about our 16th President since he’s currently slaying vampires in theaters everywhere.

After attending Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, I started to wonder what they had borrowed from actual history and what was completely fabricated.  Lucky for me, my brother does not have the same problem with history on me and has read many books about Honest Abe.    After the break is a list he sent me, on my request, giving some historical contex…

Ep #0 (pilot): Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Prepare yourself for the pilot episode of Filmcast Without a Cause! In this episode we'll run you down on what to expect, give our thoughts on Kick-Ass 2 starting to percolate, our casting suggestions for Daredevil 2, and the possibility social media can predict box office success. For our feature review we break down Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. Our second act includes DVD reviews, general nerdery, a quick overview of a local film festival and finally we'll wrap it up.

As this is the pilot, we are learning as we go. There are some audio issues but we have already devised the fix for next episode, so have no fear! We have some idea what we're doing. Enjoy the show and make sure to leave us some comments/feedback so we can make this puppy sparkle.

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FilmcastWOAC Contents:
0:00 - 3:00     Intro
3:01 - 14:54   Movie News
Kick Ass 2 set to film in DecemberDaredevil 2 rumors: Who Would We Cast?STUDY TIME! Social Media Good Predic…