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True Dectective

Let me say this about that: Vince Vaughn has less solemnity than an 5 year old girl agape at the world surounding her.

Unless Colin Farrell survives (what certainly appeared to be mortal injuries) and returns as a dickless compelling drunken eunuch, the rest of the cast have as much chance of imparting the necessary gravitas to Vaughn’s character as Greece does of getting successfully crowd sourced.

Their are just limits, you know?

True Dectective

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Fox is doing the Time Warp: EW has learned the broadcaster will make a new TV version of the 40-year-old iconic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

The musical midnight movie classic is getting a small-screen modern-day makeover. Only unlike NBC’s prime-time musicals and Fox’s own upcoming Grease, the Rocky Horror reboot will not be live.

The two-hour event will be directed, executive produced, and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (Xanadu, High School Musical) with original film producer Lou Adler as well as Gail Berman also on board. There’s no new writer credited, however, since Fox plans to stick to the text of the original 1973 play by Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brien.

WTF? If you haven’t changed the script, why bother? You’re not going to find anyone to out-Curry Tim Curry (so to speak.) Much less Riff Raff.

Who the hell else could camp it up so magnificently with “What ever happened to Fay Wray (Don’t Dream It; Be It.)”

Besides, what would a remake have to say today?

Meh; I expect I’ll tape it.

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Speaking of dubious follow-ups, here’s the teaser for season 2 of HBO’s True Detective.

True Detective