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2013 Academy Award Nominations: Surprises and Snubs

2013 Academy Award Nominations: Surprises and Snubs

As always, the Academy Award Nominations for the 2013 awards are full of some surprises and of course some snubs. Spielberg’s biopic of America’s 16th President “Lincoln” led all films with a total of 12 nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Daniel Day-Lewis), and Best Director. Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi” … Continue reading

DOPE “The Last Stand” Poster featuring Ahnulld

DOPE “The Last Stand” Poster featuring Ahnulld

“The Last Stand” hits theaters January 18th and marks the return of action-movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger after a semi-successful stint in politics. The new film stars Arnold, Johnny Knoxville, Forest Whitaker, and Luis Guzman in a story revolving around a local sheriff taking down a powerful drug cartel. The poster below for “The Last Stand” was released … Continue reading

Katt Williams wants to beat up Quentin Tarantino

Katt Williams wants to beat up Quentin Tarantino

If you’ve seen or heard anything about Quentin Tarantino’s newest film “Django Unchained”, you probably know it involves a significant amount of racism. As of late, Tarantino has come under fire from a few different figures in Hollywood including Spike Lee for his liberal use of the N-word. While speaking on the topic last week, … Continue reading

Cool Concept Art for 3 Upcoming Pixar Films

Cool Concept Art for 3 Upcoming Pixar Films

Pixar released some pretty cool concept art for three of the studio’s upcoming animated films yesterday. The art features concept images from “The Good Dinosaur”, which is set to hit theaters May 2014,  an “Untitled Mind Movie”, which is set to hit theaters June 2015, and an “Untitled Dia De Los Muertos Movie”, which is … Continue reading

Amber Heard Alert: New “Machete Kills” Photo

Amber Heard Alert: New “Machete Kills” Photo

Here’s a new/old photo featuring The Audio Dope’s favorite, Amber Heard. The new pic is from the upcoming Robert Rodriguez directed project, “Machete Kills”. The photo features Heard being seductive as usual as she grinds up on Machete, played by Danny Trejo. If you haven’t seen the original “Machete” yet, we highly recommend it. Definitely … Continue reading

Gene Hackman Bitch-Slaps a Homeless Dude

Gene Hackman Bitch-Slaps a Homeless Dude

We came across this random news from TMZ and thought it was too funny not to post. Oscar-winning actor Gene Hackman (The French Connection, Hoosiers) got into an altercation with a homeless man while leaving a restaurant with his wife. Apparently the homeless man cursed out his wife which led to the 82-year old Hackman … Continue reading

Recap: Disney Buys Lucasfilm

Recap: Disney Buys Lucasfilm

Earlier this week George Lucas closed a deal with Disney to sell his movie company Lucasfilm for $4 Billion. This stunning deal was followed up with news that Disney plans to release “Star Wars Episode 7” in 2015. Immediate Implications: 1) George Lucas no longer has creative control over Lucasfilm projects (Star Wars and Indiana … Continue reading

Two DOPE “Django Unchianed” Posters

Two DOPE “Django Unchianed” Posters

If you search “Django Unchained posters” on Google, you’ll find tons of different artwork for the upcoming Quentin Tarantino spaghetti-western. Of all the posters for “Django Unchained”, the two below are my favorite. 1) The first poster is awesome because it reminds me of an old-school kung fu poster. For whatever reason, I just know … Continue reading

Review: “Argo”

Review: “Argo”

As I’ve mentioned previously on The Audio Dope, I don’t have a bad thing to say about either of Ben Affleck’s first two directorial efforts: “Gone Baby Gone” and “The Town”. As a result I had some high expectations for Affleck’s third film, “Argo”, which were unfortunately not met. To begin, by no means is … Continue reading