Category Archives: No They DITN’T

NBC Pulls Episode 4 of ‘Hannibal’ Due to Recent Violence in U.S. – Selective Censorship Is Alive And Well

NBC’s “Hannibal” CENSORED

 

UGH.  Listen. I’m wigging out about the horror that’s been occurring in this country over the past week just like the rest of us, but what I DON’T need is “sensitivity censorship” thrust upon me by network TV–specifically NBC.  The network has pulled episode 4 of the new series “Hannibal” due to “disturbing content“.  Guess what?  The entire SERIES IS DISTURBING in content, which is part of its escapism charm for those of us who love the Tom Harris books and subsequent films.

Here’s their CYA-philosophy:

via Variety.com

“…series creator Bryan Fuller phoned NBC and told the net that, “given the cultural climate right now in the U.S., I think we shouldn’t air the episode in its entirety.”

“I didn’t want to have anyone come to the show and have a negative experience,” Fuller told Variety. “Whenever you [write] a story and look at the sensational aspects of storytelling, you think, ‘This is interesting metaphorically, and this is interesting as social commentary.’ With this episode, it wasn’t about the graphic imagery or violence. It was the associations that came with the subject matter that I felt would inhibit the enjoyment of the overall episode. … It was my own sensitivity.”

By pulling episode four from the lineup, NBC has effectively bumped the frosh season of “Hannibal” up a week. The season finale for “Hannibal,” originally slated for June 27, will now be on June 20.

You know what I find more offensive? The news outlets–network and cable–zooming in on the bloody sidewalks of the nightmare that occurred in Boston WITHOUT FAIR WARNING, and the images of bloodied victims with missing limbs WITHOUT FAIR WARNING, that’s what.   This is what I’m referring to as “selective censorship” in the media. (Don’t even get me going on CNN’s shit-storm of mis-information-blabbing earlier in the week; I’m talking to YOU, Mr. “Exclusive” John King. Thank you, Jon Stewart.)

At least the producers of “Hannibal” have the decency to give its 10 p.m. audience FAIR WARNING regarding the content they are about to air.

Is it just me?

 

Disney To Buy Lucasfilm – ‘Star Wars Episode 7’ In 2015

Something tells me THIS guy has something to say about the Disney/Lucasfilm buy-out!

 

I can hear nerd heads exploding all over the land!  Disney is purchasing Lucasfilm, so here come the Stars Wars sequels or prequels or whatever they are. An enormous press released has been made public–here is a portion of the statement:


“Lucasfilm reflects the extraordinary passion, vision, and storytelling of its founder, George Lucas,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company. “This transaction combines a world-class portfolio of content including Star Wars, one of the greatest family entertainment franchises of all time, with Disney’s unique and unparalleled creativity across multiple platforms, businesses, and markets to generate sustained growth and drive significant long-term value.”

“For the past 35 years, one of my greatest pleasures has been to see Star Wars passed from one generation to the next,” said George Lucas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lucasfilm. “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. I’m confident that with Lucasfilm under the leadership of Kathleen Kennedy, and having a new home within the Disney organization, Star Wars will certainly live on and flourish for many generations to come. Disney’s reach and experience give Lucasfilm the opportunity to blaze new trails  in film, television, interactive media, theme parks, live entertainment, and consumer products.”

You can snooze through read the rest of the press release right here, kids.

How do I feel about the prospect of a new Star Wars film?  I think Triumph The Insult Dog said it best.

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog – Star Wars by ZaraV

I KEEEED. I KEEEED!!!

Movie 43 Red Band Trailer – NSFW – You Will Be Offended And You Will Like It! Understood?

Holy. Shit. How the HELL did this trailer get made? How the HELL did the producers get all of these A-Listers–even some Oscar winners–to sign on to BE in this film? I’m only going to warn you ONCE.

Okay…now, go watch the trailer for Movie 43

 

via TheImproper.com:

“One thing is certain, the movie will have a fan base. Among other subjects it deals with Corprophilia, necrophilia, sexually transmitted diseases, racial stereotypes, leprechauns, whips, midgets and a slew of other taboos.

Coach Terrence Howard explaining to his basketball team why they will win!

“Movie 43″  opens on Jan. 25. It’s being called “one of the most shocking, original, and dangerous comedies ever made.

Halle Berry With a TURKEY BASTER?

Check out the full cast:

Halle Berry
Elizabeth Banks
Kristen Bell
Jimmy Bennett
Leslie Bibb
Kate Bosworth
Gerard Butler
Bobby Cannavale
Kieran Culkin
Josh Duhamel
Anna Faris
Richard Gere
John Hodgman
Terrence Howard
Hugh Jackman
Johnny Knoxville
Martin Klebba
Christina Linhardt
Beth Littleford
Justin Long a
Aasif Mandvi
Jack McBrayer
Stephen Merchant
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chris Pratt
Liev Schreiber
Tony Shalhoub
Emma Stone
Jason Sudeikis
Uma Thurman
Patrick Warburton
Naomi Watts
Seann William Scott
Jeremy Allen White
Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet and her dirty mouth…

I know, right?? Good Lord.  The hilarity filth that comes outta these actors’ mouths!

In Theaters: January 25th.  See your ass there.