Category Archives: Movies

News and rumors of the cinematic kind.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Versus Barely Political, the Hilarious Voice Over Trailer…

Barely Political have let Frank the Wolf loose in the studio once more, this time to do the voice over for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles latest trailer, and the results are hilarious. Fans of the world’s favourite heroes in a half shell are waiting in anticipation for the August 8 release of the new film, Franks voice over is sure to test if they are taking that wait far too seriously.

Having said that here at Highpants we think the movie looks good, hell we all thought the effects even looked pretty good on the first viewing.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are both trailers for the new TMNT movie, Frank the Wolf providing his comic commentary for the new flick as well as the unaltered trailer. Both presented for your consideration. Sit back, relax and let the action begin.

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The Worst Kung Fu Movie Auditions in History, Hilarious…

Auditions for Kung Fu movies are generally tightly controlled and heavily vetted; this is a dangerous business after all. In amongst those that never made it is a special group so devoid of talent yet so full of self belief that you have to stand back and let the comedy ensue.

Never before has so much enthusiasm been so heavily outweighed by a complete lack of talent. A demonstration of the explosive effects of mixing perception and reality in the wrong proportions.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is The Worst Kung Fu Movie Auditions in History, the most hilarious collection of the Kung Fu fails by people who thought they could be the next Chuck Norris. Sit back, relax and remember to bend like a reed, while laughing your ass off.

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Liam Neeson WILL Make You Wet Yourself, Hilarious Fan Requests…

In the build up to the release of Non-Stop, Liam Neeson’s new action flick, the marketing machine is spinning up to speed. Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show Neeson recently fulfilled one fans request, can he threaten the **** out of me.

A strange request maybe but in life you should be careful what you ask for, never ask for something that you’ll find uncomfortable. Not wanting to disappoint his fans Neeson put on his serious face and got straight to business, scary business.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest promo for Non-Stop via Jimmy Kimmel, you may even laugh non-stop, or leave a continual trail of pee behind you. Sit back, relax and remember to buckle your seatbelt, it could be a rough landing.

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Key and Peele, Non-Stop the Funniest Movie Promo this Year…

American comedy duo Key and Peele have stepped up their comedy antics to produce the absolute funniest movie promo of the year. The promo for Liam Neeson’s new block buster action film Non-Stop take us on a high energy comedy roller-coaster.

The marketing brains at Universal Pictures have had a stroke of genius, or simply a stroke, when developing the marketing strategy for the new action flick. The end result is pure comedy gold.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the two funniest comedians on TV joined by the coolest action hero of the moment, combining their skills to entertain into the most ROFL filled promo video. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

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Zombeavers, B-Movie Zombie Beaver Madness…

From the producers of Cabin Fever, The Ring and American Pie comes a movie so outrageously scary that it may convince you to never venture into the woods.

Zombeavers will not only scary your pants off but it also demonstrates that the living dead as a condition is not restricted to recently deceased humans, in fact zombie beavers may be far more dangerous. Have you seen the teeth on them, and they love wood especially cabin wood.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the trailer for the latest must see B-movie classic. Sit back, relax and make sure to stay out of the water.

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DreamWorks Ghost in the Shell Live Action Hollywood Blockbuster gets a Director…

Legendary sci-fi animation Ghost in the Shell is set to receive the Hollywood treatment with a live action film in the works. Masamune Shirow’s classic manga cyberpunk classic Ghost in the Shell has been recast into almost every digital animated format, full length movie, TV series, Telemovie and even music video. Soon hopefully we will be able to add Hollywood blockbuster.

The Deadline is reporting this week that DreamWorks have signed on a Rupert Sanders to direct the feature film. The wheels are once again in motion, now all they need are actors to take care of the live action aspect of the film.

Also presented for your viewing pleasure are a number of the best G.I.T.S music videos to get you in the cybernetic mood. Set back relax and have complete faith in your minds firewall…

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Ghost in the Shell Returns, Arise Young Cyberpunk Master…

Ghost in the Shell, an all time Highpants favorite is making a glorious return with Ghost in the Shell: Arise, cyberpunk anime at its best.

The first in the new four part series this long play episode Border 1: Ghost Pain, each episode is called a border, sees the Major make her return. Exploring the not too distant future, a high tech future that sees man and machine merge.

Marking a new chapter in the Ghost series Production I.G have attempted to refresh the series with slightly changed character renditions, new voice actors and a new run time of 50 minutes for each episodes.

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Darth Vader, the new Disney character…

A little over a week ago now a single piece of news shocked the tech world to its core. LucasFilm had been acquired by Disney, George it seems had passed the Star Wars torch on to a new generation of cinematic wizards.

Disney announced the news on October 30. Disney CEO and George Lucas finalised the deal, signing on the dotted line and requiring one very large cheque, Disney paid $4.05 Billion USD. Instantly the legions of Star Wars fans set electrons flying as the internet groaned under millions of concerned questions.

Lucas at the press event tried his best to allay the fears of the many, “For the past 35 years [35 it has been young Luke], one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next. It’s now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers. I’ve always believed that Star Wars could live beyond me, and I thought it was important to set up the transition during my lifetime.”

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