Runtime: 1 hour, 53 min
Genre: Family, Animation, Comedy, Adventure
MPAA Rating: ?PG?
Starring: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Brent Musburger, Joe Mantegna, Darrell Waltrip
SYNOPSIS: Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
Pixar’s Cars 2 opens tomorrow (June 24) across the nation. Although I was certain that I would hate the original, I found Cars to very good – it’s no Toy Story – but I enjoyed it. Therefore, I’m looking forward to viewing the sequel, Cars 2. In that light here is some of the hype leading up to its general release on Friday.
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We all know that Pixar makes incredible movies, I personally have never disliked a Pixar film. The first “Cars” film, was a great movie, not a perfect film. It was one of the least better films, Pixar has made, but that’s like saying, Insomnia was one of Christopher Nolan’s worst films. I had high expectations when coming to see the film, like I always have before I see a Pixar film.
After my viewing of the film, I have to say Pixar never fails to produce a great, entertaining film. Although it doesn’t reach the heights of Wall-E, Toy Story 3, etc. It still stands by itself pretty high up there. The animation is extremely well done, the look of the film is amazing. The voice actors are great, I miss Paul Newman though. Although the film is not perfect. The movie is not perfect though, the story is not great, but not bad, the movie does not have the emotional as other Pixar films, but it is definitely not a heartless film. But the film is definitely entertaining and a great beginning to 2011 Summer movie season. Take your whole family to see this movie, it will probably not disappoint. It will not only satisfy kids, but also the adults, this film is for everyone. Fun for kids, but the adults can also connect with it and will have a great time watching this movie in theaters. It is quite an adventure and I will be glad to give it a second viewing.
A re-cut trailer, or retrailer is a parody trailer for a movie created by editing footage from that movie or from its original trailers, and thus are a form of mashup. They generally derive humor from misrepresenting the original film: for instance, a film with a murderous plot is made to look like a comedy, or vice versa. They became popular on the Internet in 2005.
Jerod at Midwest Sports Fan posted his list of The 15 Best Re-cut Movie Trailers:
One of the most clever and entertaining memes I’ve come across is the practice of re-cutting famous movies to create new, usually wonderfully ironic trailers.
Since there is nothing better to this morning, I have painstakingly watched as many of these re-cut trailers as I could find, sifted through the crap, and will now proudly present you with the following list of the best re-cut movie trailers.
Philips Electronic’s newest marketing push consists of a project in which five different directors created five different films, each in their own genre, that use the same piece of dialogue – a scant six lines:
What is that?
It’s a unicorn
Never seen one up close before
Get away, get away
Without a doubt, the best of the five is The Gift by Carl Eric Rinsch
Peace is an accident, war is natural. Old men start it, young men fight it, everybody in the middle dies, and nobody tells the truth.
Synopsis (IMDB): Vietnam veteran John Rambo has survived many harrowing ordeals in his lifetime and has since withdrawn into a simple and secluded existence in Bangkok, where he spends his time salvaging old PT boats and tanks for scrap metal. Even though he is looking to avoid trouble, trouble has a way of finding him. A group of Christian human rights missionaries, led by Michael Burnett and Sarah Miller, approach Rambo with the desire to rent his boat to travel up the river to Burma. For over fifty years, Burma has been like a war zone. The Karen people of the region, who consist of peasants and farmers, have endured brutally oppressive rule from the murderous Burmese military and have been struggling for survival every single day. This is the time when medical assistance and general support from the Christian missionaries is needed most. After some consideration, and due to insistence from his mentor, former military man Ed Baumgartner, Rambo accepts the offer and takes Michael, Sarah, and the rest of the missionaries up the river. When the missionaries finally arrive at the Karen village, they are ambushed by the sadistic Major Pa Tee Tint and a slew of Burmese army men. A portion of the villagers and missionaries are tortured and viciously murdered, while Tint and his men hold the remainder captive. News soon reaches the minister in charge of the mission and with the help of Ed Baumgartner he employs Rambo to lead a rescue effort. With five young and highly diverse mercenaries at his disposal, Rambo has to travel back up the river and liberate the survivors from the clutches of Major Tint in what may be one of his deadliest missions ever.
Growing up in the 80s, I always liked the Rambo movies. He was a character that resonated uniquely with me as a teenager. Stallone’s Rambo taps into many people’s deep-rooted feelings about war, loyalty, veterans, and national pride, and managed to do it in both a smart and heartfelt way. Now in his fourth movie, Rambo attempts to reconnect with U.S. audiences again for one last hurrah.
John Rambo trailer:
Rambo 3 trailer:
Rambo First Blood Part 2 trailer:
First Blood trailer
And finally, a list of ‘Rambo stats’ sent to me by a friend:
We know this may be considered heresy by the loyal Star Wars fans out there, but we just had to repost this clip.