Entertainment Link-Off: Through the Wormhole

irina shaykThis weekend, the second (and apparently much better) of the two Hercules films hits the theatres. This time, you get to see Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson take on a whole bunch of animals! Anyway, you can also catch Irina Shayk in a small role in the film. 

After the jump, more troubles for Ant-Man, the next Spider-Man film is delayed, there is no endgame in plan for Sons of Anarchy, Mary Poppins is tired of getting paid minimum wage, watch for a faux Rob Ford cameo in Sharknado 2, we find out the reason for the lens flare in JJ Abrams’ movies, and a whole bunch of videos to check out.

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Entertainment Link-Off: Nobody Understands the Cloud

lizzy caplanThis weekend at the box office, it’s The Purge: Anarchy taking on Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz in Sex Tape. While the former is getting mixed results among critics, it looks like the latter is not sexy enough to draw out some good laughs. Speaking of sexy stuff, perhaps you could just simply stay home and catch the return of Master of Sex featuring Lizzy Caplan. 

After the jump, a reveal of cameos in Guardians of the Galaxy, some news on Planet of the Apes, look for an Arrow/Flash crossover this season, watch Conan and Dave Franco try Tinder and Stephen Colbert takes on John Stewart to determine who is the bigger Star Wars fan. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Go Ape!

keri russell malibu 1Time to go ape$h!t as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes hit the theatres this weekend. Based on the feedback so far, it is definitely a huge step up from Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Worth checking out then! It also helps that you can spot Keri Russell in the film. 

After the jump, discussing about the motion capture performance, Fast and Furious 7 has wrapped filming, catch a movie teaser trailer that is 72 minutes long, George R.R. Martin has something to say to people that doubt his abilities, and watch Neil Young cover Fancy. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Beware the Night

olivia-munn-allureIn theatres this weekend, it’s either you go for a family affair in the ET inspired Earth to Echo. Otherwise, there’s the horror/thriller Deliver Us From Evil starring Eric Bana and Olivia Munn. Speaking of Olivia, let’s start off this entry with her.

After the jump, old age is catching up to the Expendables, learn what Bayhem is all about, check out some neat concept art for the Dinobots, Community is back and watch Joel McHale and a fellow comedian go out for some cocaine. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Fade to Black

Li-Bingbing-Giambattista-Valli-Couture-Transformers-Age-Of-Extinction-New-York-PremiereTransformers: Age of Extinction crashes into theatres this weekend with a bang! Tons of action and random product placements too! For those looking for some Dinobot action, you might be disappointed to see that the film features much less of them than what the trailer might suggest. Anyway, let’s kick off with another cast member from the film. Here’s the kickass Li Bingbing. 

After the jump, Pacific Rim 2 is now officially happening, another fun zombie rom-com on the way, we will not see a G.I. Joe/Transformers crossover, Community is not dead yet and check out the ‘hipster Fight Club’.  Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Sequelitis

nicola peltz tf premiereTransformers: Age of Extinction doesn’t come out til next week but it just had its big premiere in Hong Kong! Let’s start off the ELO with newcomer Nicola Peltz who stole the show on the red carpet. 

After the jump, Better Call Saul is delayed, a look back at Fantastic Four, plenty of sequels in development, a look into mean tweets and Star Wars gets the Disney treatment… literally.  Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Not 21 Anymore

Iamber stevenst’s buddy cop comedy vs. dragons at the box office this weekend and BOTH are certified fresh. Can I suggest a movie marathon? Anyway, Amber Stevens can be seen in 22 Jump Street as Jonah Hill’s love interest, so let’s start off the ELO with her. 

After the jump, an unexpected choice for Aquaman, Paddington can be creepy, George R.R. Martin demands longer Game of Thrones seasons, people are ditching the TV screens and Mean Girls gets the 8 bit treatment. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: All in the Stars

emily bluntOver here in Aussieland, it’s the YA novel adaptation The Fault in Our Stars competing against the sci-fi film Edge of Tomorrow at the box office. It might be worth checking out both films, but I am leaning towards anything sci-fi related. It probably helps that Emily Blunt is heavily featured in Edge of Tomorrow.

After the jump, there might be a Gambit standalone film, MPAA doesn’t approve of Eva Green’s boob in the Sin City poster, 50 Cent gets witch or dies trying, a look at Mortal Kombat X and Mark Hamill channels his inner Joker and Luke Skywalker.  Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: A Twist In My Story

Charlize-TheronIt’s Seth Macfarlane vs. Angelina Jolie at the box office this weekend. While both films are currently panned by critics, at least Jolie has the advantage in the fact that everyone seems to love her performance as Malificent. Anyway, Macfarlane’s flick, A Million Ways to Die in the West is loaded with star power and he got Charlize Theron to be his leading lady. So let’s start off the ELO with her.

After the jump, watch Harry Potter get friendzoned, the Jurassic World rumours are true, Seth Rogen channels his inner Pixar, apparently it is legal to wander around NYC topless, and Hollywood is teaching guys how to get the girl the wrong way. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Blast from the Past

fan bingbingSummer blockbusters are in full force. Just a week after the release of Godzilla, X-Men: Days of Future Past has made its way to the big screen to rave reviews. Despite some continuity issues, it is one of the best entries in the franchise. You can also catch Fan Bingbing as Blink in the film.

After the jump, some more X-Men related news, Edgar Wright is no longer working on his passion project, listen to Morgan Freeman on helium, Will Ferrell jams with RCHP, Jimmy Fallon does a nip-sync with Terry Crews and listen to the newest track from Ed Sheeran’s upcoming album. Continue reading