It's the middle of summer movie season. These days, that means tons of movies, designed to bring in the broadest audience to justify their $100 million-plus budget. And sometimes, you can tell these films, deep down, want to be "B" movies. Here are 10 huge-budget movies that would have been more fun with less money.
Whether you love the campy boomtastic G.I. Joe film or hate it, the Joe crew certainly blew shit up with style. Take a look inside the making of the admittedly overdone visual effects on set in this exclusive DVD clip.
Sure, you've all watched Christopher Eccleston and Sienna Miller act out your childhood fantasies as the charismatic villains in GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, but did you stop to wonder what it was like for the lowly Cobra grunt?
We've been skeptical of the G.I. Joe film for months now. Sad CG and goofy bare-chested Joe's all seemed to point to this film's eventual terrible demise. But the good news is, this film is bad in a fun way.
We talked superheroes with the all-new "real American heroes," Marlon Wayans and Channing Tatum, and found out the real reason Marlon wasn't cast as Joel Schumacher's Robin — and why he couldn't pull off the "motorcycle in the rain" scene.
We're all expecting G.I. Joe to be one of the worst movies of all time — but we were actually overestimating it. Judging from the novelization, G.I. Joe will be a masterpiece of badness, Showgirls meets Plan 9. Spoilers ahead...
The G.I. Joe novelization is out, bringing a description of the Mission Impossible-style Joes and their hyper-tech world where nano-mites can do everything, the Baroness is Canadian and Neo-Vipers do things that make me frown. Spoilers (and new posters) ahead.
A decent-sized clip, plus a new trailer for GI Joe, showed over at MTV... and hoo boy. Real American heroes? Not so much. They look like funny monkey-climbing CG puppets that stick out like a sore thumb. But wait till you see more of their set ups...
We've shown you the face of Cobra Commander from the kids' toy line of the new live action G.I. Joe movie. But the previous plastic cherub face could not prepare us for the real thing.
Wondering whether the GI Joe movie is going to suck? The teaser trailer - to be shown during tomorrow's Superbowl - may help make up your mind. Me, I'm more excited than I should be.
Let's spoil 2009! First up, Josh Holloway and Michael Emerson drop some Lost bombshells. New BSG teasers show our heroes unraveling further. Plus our first glimpse of G.I. Joe's M.A.R.S. Troopers. Doctor Who rumors!
Ignore all those robots in disguise already; 2009 will be the year of GI Joe, thanks to the Resolute cartoon and upcoming movie. And at the GI Joe panel Thursday morning, Hasbro executives and the creators of both projects explained just why everything they do, they do it for you.