The final moments of “Say Anything” are perfect. When the seatbelt sign flashes off with a ding—well, let’s just say that it got me when I was a teenager, and it still gets me now. Which is why I have to object to director Cameron Crowe’s revelation that he’s thinking of doing a sequel to the classic film. “It’s the only thing that I’ve written that I would consider doing that with,” Crowe said on the Television Critics Association press tour. “I’ve thought about it from time to time and talked about it with John Cusack once and just said this is the only story that I kind of think there might be another chapter to at some point.”
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Can anyone here honestly tell me that they haven’t had a crush on John Cusack? My obsession with him started back when he played one of the geeks in “Sixteen Candles,” reached a fever pitch when he held the boombox overhead in “Say Anything,” and was reignited a decade ago when he played the overly-analytical, relationship-challenged record store owner in “High Fidelity.” He’s been off the radar for a while, but luckily the Cus is back—with his face looking oddly just as young as it did back in the ’80s. His newest role as a limo driving trying to save his family in the movie “2012″ probably won’t earn outright swoons—let’s face it, it’s a disaster thriller in which the world is ending because it’s being sucked into a parallel dimension (seriously)—but hey, at least John’s back in the public eye. Last night, he walked the red carpet for the premiere of the movie in Los Angeles. Coincidentally, it also happened to be the 20th anniversary of “Say Anything,” so across the country in New York, a flash mob formed with dozens of dudes, complete with the iconic trenchcoat and boom box. See more of their antics, after the jump. Keep reading »
Women love movies. Dudes love movies too. Unfortunately, women and men don’t always love the same movies — that’s why we once vetoed a dude because he couldn’t see the cinematic power of Fear. When you’ve got a boyfriend or even when you’re just going on a date with someone new, going to the cinema necessitates negotiation. You want emotions and romance and hot guys, he wants explosions, and blood, and protruding limbs. You want Reese Witherspoon, he wants Bruce Willis. 27 Dresses sounds awesome, 28 Days Later not so much.
Now be honest, how many times have you been talked into seeing a movie that ends with an epic battle where the hero’s head comes flying off at the sharp edge of a masculine sword? If the answer to that question is anything other than “zero,” you need our help in choosing chick flicks he’ll actually like.
Lucky for you, we’ve assembled an amazing list of compromises: 10 chick flicks your dude will totally like. We understand all the elements that make up a great movie: a compelling story, some humor, and a hot person or, you know, five. But before that, start off with Ask Men’s Top Ten Guy Movies Women Will Like. You can opt for one of their’s next movie night, or you could skip the blood and guts fest and give HIM a lesson in film appreciation with these chick flicks he’ll have a hard-on for, after the jump… Keep reading »
There is a long list of things we would do to get John Cusack to want us, but dropping a scorpion down our pants seems a little extreme — even for a guy who is willing to hold a heavy old school boom box over his head. But a brunette Hilary Duff, who is trying to go as dark as her hair, put a reptile under where? Down her hoo-ha in this clip from their new movie War, Inc. While we thought having a creature pinchinâ€™ and itchin’ down there, was an STD or at least a turn off, Hilary is using it as a turn-on. Guess sheâ€™s had grosser things down there anyway, like Joel Madden. [Egotastic]
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