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OMG, there is an actual House Bunny. My God!

You should make these into Youtube videos.

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Batman vs. Space Popeye needs some Vampire Amazons and a horde of cyborg gorillas…

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malakim2099 said on April 28th, 2008 at 10:57 am

I am so down with Batman v. Popeye in outer space. We also need robot ninjas in addition to LurkerWithout’s suggestions.

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Maybe… maybe at the end of the movie, they find out that the key to happiness is being yourself, and not conforming to the nigh-impossible standards set for women by society? And all of them, even the Anna Faris character, will find out their respective love interests like them as they really are, not how they’re pretending to be?

Yeah. Yeah, okay, that’s what I’m going to pretend happens. Maybe then I won’t have to run screaming into a busy intersection when this movie absolutely kills at the box office.

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I just saw the trailer for HOUSE BUNNY on the Apple site last night, so the moment you mentioned a college I knew where this was heading, but bravo, dear sir! Spot on!

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I guessed it at ‘too worn out’.

Sometimes Hollywood depresses me. Then I watch stuff like Van Helsing, and realise it’s all just a UN-backed eugenics programme aimed at driving all the emo kids to suicide.

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Nick Shogun said on April 28th, 2008 at 3:23 pm

I think this movie looks excellent. It’s the sort of movie that will help young women see what truly matters… boys and good looks.

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Andrew W. said on April 28th, 2008 at 3:25 pm

“maybe at the end of the movie, they find out that the key to happiness is being yourself, and not conforming to the nigh-impossible standards set for women by society?”

For women, I agree, but this kind of message is kind of . . . . less than ideal. I can recall episodes of Fresh Prince or Family Matters where the show’s unhealthily overweight character tries to lose weight, but eventually quits at the end of the episode because of the message “be happy with who you are and don’t conform to society’s standards!”

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I should’ve known from last time that this would turn out to be a real movie.

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I always dread your “Explaining Hollywood” segments. They’re true, and the movies are hideous. Dear God, I thought junior exec. two was the smart one!

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No, no, Three’s the sane one. Three is the only sane one. . .though if he stays there long enough, I doubt he will be able to maintain that sanity. . .

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I think the scary part is that the Bigwig is sane and smart, in that he knows exactly what he’s peddling, but he just doesn’t care!

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Andrew W. said on April 28th, 2008 at 6:16 pm

I actually find that part of the whole affair rather soothing.

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Andrew W. said on April 28th, 2008 at 6:16 pm

I’m also disappointed that whores came up and Bird didn’t take a single crack at Frank Miller.

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It’s alright to have the ending about being yourself because what we’ll learn over the course of the movie is that all women secretly yearn to be Playboy bunnies and any elements of your character that contradict this exist merely because you let yourself be *blinded*. If only their horrible friends and family didn’t keep *encouraging* them to live up to *personal standards* and *ideals*…

“I’m also disappointed that whores came up and Bird didn’t take a single crack at Frank Miller.”

While I’m sure his Goddamn Sense was tingling the entire time House Bunny was in production, Frank has more important Hollywood matters to worry about. The Spirit isn’t going to become a shallow copy of Sin City all on its own.

(Okay, seriously, I’m willing to give Miller the benefit of the doubt with The Spirit, I’m sure there will be at least some good to come of it. I just got introduced to The Spirit during Darwyn Cooke’s run, which is about as Anti-Miller as you can get and still be an Urban Noir setting.)

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Hah! I’ve run out of outrage! Now I’m down to a numb feeling.

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Kingfisher said on April 28th, 2008 at 8:45 pm

Damnit! I always forget until the very end that all of these are actually REAL.

And I was impressed by the lack of a Miller reference, if anything.

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Mariko your right! I got confused with all the horror floating around after reading this post.

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Tom Galloway said on April 28th, 2008 at 10:47 pm

The thing that bothers me about movies of this type (and I’m including ones from both genders; as noted, this has similarities to Revenge of the Nerds) is that you look at the love interests of the leads and really there’s no qualities other than looks or perhaps coolness/popularity that make them at all non-generic. It’s a feeling that they’re all really dating down in terms of anything that really matters.

This is something I’m finding sort of interesting in this TV season’s Big Bang Theory, where a hot, not that bright, girl moves in across from two worldclass geeky physicists. One of them falls for her, but they’ve been playing that down a fair amount…and as it happens, the girl’s turned out to feel like the weak link in the show. I mean, the character’s a nice enough person, and she’ll sometimes help out the geeks with some social issues, but she’s written as so generic that she’s not that interesting in and of herself. And I think, consciously or not, the writers are realizing this as she now feels more at the level of supporting cast rather than co-lead and every other appearance by her feels forced. She really doesn’t have anything in common with the geeks, and while they’re not the types to spit at each other in the hallway, they really don’t have any reason to hang out with each other.

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Ut!

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Why, for the love of god, does that story you link seem excited by this shit? It actually says “How can you not chuckle at the manhole scene?” Well, how about because it’s not funny, and even if it were a little chuckle-worthy, the disgust generated by the preview up until that point drowns out any feelings of mirth that might present themselves for the next twenty minutes or so.

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Once again, these are my favorite MGK productions. We need a book of just these.

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