My thoughts and feelings on Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing are conflicted. On the one hand, I found the movie tiresome and awkward on first viewing, like watching your roommate teach his cat how to play fetch. Yet, after learning how Much Ado was made, I grew to like the project more, as it has some real punk rockish, let’s-make-a-movie spirit — the exact stuff I’d like to see more of both in Hollywood and the indie scene.
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“Tentpole” is hardly the word for The Avengers. Depending on how you slice it up, more than $1 billion went into the making of this particular fanboy event. So, no, it’s no “tentpole.” It’s the Big Frickin’ Top.
When the five teenagers in the new horror flick The Cabin in the Woods arrive at the titular location, horror fans will likely feel a moment of cognitive dissonance. That’s because the cabin looks exactly like the cabin from The Evil Dead, right down to the porch and eyelet windows.