Movies

F*$%&@#! Finally

Netflix Streaming On PS3

After what seems like ages, it finally appears that Sony and Netflix have reached an agreement to bring the movie company’s glorious streaming service to over 9 million U.S. PS3 units in November. This is a major boon to current PS3 owners, as it finally provides a key service that the competing Xbox 360 has...

Peter Jackson Comes Back to Direct

The Lovely Bones

Since the release of King Kong in 2005, over the last 4 years Peter Jackson has taken a brief hiatus from the world of film. District 9, which is now in theaters, finally marked his reintroduction as a producer, but we’ll have to wait until December of this year to see him finally take the...

If Tarantino Loved It, Chances Are, You Will Too

Inglorious Bastards (Original) on Blu-Ray

Yes, though you may not have known it, the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film is actually a remake of this 1978 international smash. Originally characterized by the ad tag line, “Whatever The Dirty Dozen did, they do it dirtier!” and available tomorrow for the first time on Blu-ray, the film chronicles a gang of condemned criminals...

Put's the "Must" in "Must-See"

The Hurt Locker

By Gear Patrol Reader Philippe Iujvidin: The Hurt Locker is the latest in a batch of Iraq War films; Jarhead, The Kingdom, Rendition, and Stop-Loss are others that come to mind. The Hurt Locker can be only loosely tied to these other films, as the only thing they really share in common is the setting....

*Besides The Blockbusters

15 Movies* You Should Watch In 2009

For some, film is religion, and no temple is more sacred than the art house cinema around the corner. Serving as a calm voice of reason in a sea of neon megaplexes, the art house is the perfect refuge for discovering that gem of a specialty film. However, in a world this connected – via...

AMC Best Picture Showcase

By Guest Writer and Gear Enthusiast Edward Cheng Oh, I love a great deal. So much so that I see a buffet, not as a meal, rather, as a challenge to see if I can eat more than the cost of admission (sadly, I usually win). When I stumbled upon the AMC Best Picture Showcase,...

300

Undoubtedly you’ve heard of 300, the ab-laden man candy movie that men still want to watch twice. It’s a special effects masterpiece with just a touch of heart and endless reasons to inspire more training at the gym. If not, here’s a synopsis: An army of 300 Spartans faces insurmountable odds against the massive Persian...

Transformers – The Movie

We’ll keep this one short. Go watch Transformers. Oh, and keep a close eye on the trailer for the new J.J. Abrams movie codenamed Cloverfield which is sure to garner a lot of buzz over the next few months. It definitely has our interest. What this means to you: Two and a half hours of...

Ocean’s Eleven & Twelve + Ticket to Ocean’s Thirteen [Win This!]

Danny Ocean’s stylish crew of criminals certainly makes for great cinema. The original, a remake of the classic Rat Pack flick, set the standard, and Ocean’s Twelve took the series even further. Now, they’re back with Al Pacino for a third take and smooth as ever. If you haven’t seen it, go see the Ocean’s...