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Penis imagery: Like love, it's all around us.
Really, though, in movies, it's everywhere. And most likely, depending on the director, it's completely intentional. Yes, most of the directors you casually enjoy are actually perverted creep shows. Like Bruce Hornsby once so eloquently put it, that's just the way it is, folks. You had to learn sometime.
Don't believe us? Here are 20 not-so-subtle examples of phallic movie stills that will have you saying to yourself, "Wow, I didn't realize that Jean-Claude Van Damme with a Jheri curl could get any creepier."
'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' (2013)
This week: "The Lorax," the latest Dr. Seuss animated adaptation, features the voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny DeVito as the titular character whose crusty disposition masks a real love for the environment.
Also new this week is the documentary "Marley" about reggae legend Bob Marley, plus anniversary Blu-ray editions of "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" starring Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow, Stanley Kubrick's harrowing war drama "Full Metal Jacket" and Mel Brooks' silly "Star Wars" spoof "Spaceballs." Get More »
This week: Fans of the golden age of the World Wrestling Federation -- now known as the WWE -- will rejoice at the long-awaited DVD arrival of 1989's "No Holds Barred" starring Hulk Hogan in his leading-man debut.
Also new this week is the Snoop Dogg stoner comedy "Mac & Devin Go to High School," the man-vs.-nature drama "The Hunter," the Blu-ray debut of "Barbarella" with Jane Fonda, and a Blu-ray anniversary edition of Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket." Get More »
As a man clinging for dear life to the hair I still possess, I get a tad upset when I witness an actor willingly shaving him or herself bald.
But it's a powerful visual device movies use to signify personal transformation. When we see those healthy locks float to the floor like freshly fallen follicle tears, cut short in the prime of their lives, we know something huge has happened to a character. They've made the ultimate sacrifice: self-imposed baldness.
In the new film "50/50" (Sept. 30), Joseph Gordon-Levitt takes it all off as he battles cancer. In honor of his heroic sacrifice, we've compiled a list of eight of the closest shaves in movie history. Get More »
Now that "Auto-Tune the News" has officially run its course (Seriously. Stop.), it's time for a new meme involving incongruous vocal techniques over serious source material.
Who better to use than R. Lee Ermey, the former drill instructor-turned-actor who's made a career out of yelling at people and coming up with insults so painful and bruising, you can feel it in your soul?
In the below clip from Stanley Kubrick's war classic "Full Metal Jacket," some master video manipulator has replaced the original voices with Disney characters, with Goofy as Joker, Mickey Mouse as Gomer Pyle, Pluto as Cowboy and Donald Duck in the lead role. Get More »