Posts tagged "smurfs"

11 Crimes Committed By Children’s Characters

Fa la la la la. Four guys, dressed at Smurfs, were arrested in connection with a convenience store assault in Melbourne. Allegedly, the blue guys roughed up a 37-year-old man because he refused to light one of the Smurf's cigarettes. I know what you're thinking, The Smurfs are peaceful creatures, even Jokey. They would never do that! Or…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 14, 2013

Spanish Town Opts To Stay Smurf Blue

The small Spanish town of Juzcar has opted to keep itself Smurf blue, because it's brought in more tourists, and tourist dollars, since the town was painted the color last year. Producers for the Smurf film paid the town to paint itself the bright blue color, and used Juzcar in the live action Smurfs film.

By: Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2011

Smurfette Goes High-Fashion Glam For Harper’s Bazaar

Remember the days when Smurfette seemed to have one dress, one pair of shoes, and one hat? Well this season, she's smurfing it up in the hottest designer accessories this season. Harper's Bazaar outfitted the blue fashion maven in accessories from Lanvin (pictured above), Marc Jacobs (photo after the jump), Dolce & Gabbana, and Loui…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 1, 2011

What Is “The Smurfette Principle”?

Who do "Inception," "Transformers" and "The Muppets" all have in common? I was scratching my head on that one. All three movies are examples of "the Smurfette principle," explains Anita Sarkeesian of the blog Feminist Frequency. "The Smurfette principle" is a common trope in movies and TV shows that try to be palatable to male…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 5, 2011

Check Out The First Trailer For “The Smurfs Movie”!

It's a good thing that the infinitely adorable Neil Patrick Harris is here to introduce the first trailer for "The Smurfs Movie." Without him I would have thought I got conned into watching an ad for "Transformers 3." NPH also helped soothe the harsh realization that it is going to be another year before the…

By: Kelli Bender / June 17, 2010

8 Great TV Shows Coming To The Big Screen

"Sex and the City 2" hits theaters today! Whether your reaction is a squeal or groan, it's a big deal. Critics have given the "SATC" revival a beating for being materialistic and totally unrealistic, but all of them have admitted that the ladies will line up to lovingly consume the movie anyways, thanks to their…

By: Kelli Bender / May 27, 2010

Tim Gunn Helps The Smurfs Make It Work

If you love Tim Gunn and his eyebrow raises as much as I do, then this news will seriously make your Friday. The fashion expert is moving into the Hollywood world and just scored a role in the upcoming "The Smurfs Movie." Though other celebrities, including Katy Perry, Fred Armisen, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, Ala…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 7, 2010

Let’s Set A Frisky World Record

When I was kid, my dad (a stock broker at the time) had a client who either A) set a world record for pogo-sticking up the stairs of the Statue of Liberty, B) wanted to set a world record for pogo-sticking up the stairs of the Statue of Liberty, or C) mentioned something about pogo-stick…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 15, 2009

I Dream Of Jeannie Coming To Theaters, But Hopefully Not So Sexist?

From Broadway to Hollywood, the entertainment industry is all about remakes. Most of the time, the threat is not staying true to the original (um, the upcoming Smurfs movie that’s going to be live action?!). But in the case of the I Dream of Jeannie remake, our fear is it actually resembling the misogynistic caper…

By: Simcha / June 13, 2008

The Smurfs Are Coming!

The Smurfs, those cute little blue and white cartoon creatures you might have watched on TV when you were about six, turn 50 this year! Pretty soon, you'll be able to watch all of your favorite episodes on DVD, and a 3-D movie is in the works, too. However, we're hoping they update the cast…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 21, 2008