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When "Star Wars" first came out in 1977, it was just before a whole new decade characterized by neon, leg warmers and "The Breakfast Club." So what if Star Wars took place not in a galaxy far, far, away but in a high school in the '80s? Would Princess Leia listen to Prince?
Denis Medri, an Italian artist who specializes in comic book style illustrations, has created a new series based on the idea of Star Wars as an '80s high school TV show. Princess Leia ditches the two buns for teased bangs and some old school headphones. Luke Skywalker goes Empire Strikes Back to the Future as he channels Marty McFly. And Yoda the wise old sage becomes a Mr. Miyagi-esque coach who teaches Luke how to use the force in gym class. Wax on, wax off, young Jedi. Get More »
Matt Bush has been a hot commodity since he was featured in the 2009 Jesse Eisenberg comedy "Adventureland." Soon afterward, he landed a starring role on the TBS comedy "Glory Daze" as a freshman rushing a fraternity.
Now 26, Bush has the pot-centric comedy "High School" and "Piranha 3DD" both hitting Blu-ray and DVD this week. In "High School," he plays valedictorian Henry Burke, who conspires with a friend to get his entire school high to sabotage a drug test so he doesn't lose his scholarship. In "Piranha 3DD," he may or may not be fish food.
We chatted with Bush, who will next be seen in "Trouble With the Curve" (opening Sept. 21), about his various roles, which superhero he'd love to play and what exactly he was smokin' on set. Get More »
This week: Jason Segal and Emily Blunt play a couple whose wedding date keeps getting postponed in "The Five-Year Engagement," a comedy brought to you by the people behind "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "The 40-Year Old Virgin" and "Get Him to the Greek."
Also new this week is the 3-D killer-fish sequel "Piranha 3DD," Jason Statham in the action flick "Safe," the stoner comedy "High School" and the limited edition "Harry Potter Wizard's Collection," packaged with all eight movies plus collectibles. Get More »
Movie fans know all too well that Hollywood comes up with a lot of half baked ideas, but thanks to the new trailer for "High School," we can now assure you this is one idea that is fully baked.
In fact, you might get a contact high just watching it. Get More »
Legendary rapper Snoop Dogg may be a master of rhyme, but he's no stranger to the world of fine cinema. Snoop parlayed his music career into starring roles in such films as "Training Day," "Bones," "The Wash" and "Starsky & Hutch." Heck, he even found a way to show up in the mother of reality television, "The Real Cancun." Snoop knows show business.
Now, he's set his sights on helping the next generation of eager entertainment wunderkinds. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Snoop is teaming up with newcomer Wiz Khalifa on "High School," a new movie that the rapper calls "a comedy stoner movie, a little something for the stoners." Meaning... there's a little extra emphasis on the "high" part. Get More »