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7 Films Based On Even More Confusing Things Than The Battleship Board Game

7 Films Based On Even More Confusing Things Than The Battleship Board Game

First there were Traveling Pants, next there were Transformers, now we have Battleship.  It seems like movies can get produced that are based on just about anything these days.  It’s great to find inspiration in unusual places, but a movie based on the board game Battleship takes “unusual” to extremes. While many, many people might be tempted to think about what other board games would look like as movies, I’ve followed the “Battleship” trend by taking things much, much further until it borders on the nonsensical.
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Blink and You’ll Miss Rihanna in the ‘Battleship’ Trailer

Blink and You'll Miss Rihanna in the 'Battleship' Trailer

Even before its first official trailer came out today, Battleship has a healthy amount of skepticism attached to it. For one, it’s a pretty odd cast: Liam Neeson is the one serious actor overseeing hotties Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, and Rihanna. Then, of course, there’s the matter of turning our favorite childhood strategy game into a movie. We’ll go into the possible mechanics of the plot in a few, but first: The strangely inconspicuous Rihanna. More »

14 Actors Who Have Played Gods

14 Actors Who Have Played Gods

Haven’t heard of Gods Behaving Badly? It’s okay; we hadn’t either, until recently. The upcoming film, based on the novel of the same name, follows the ancient Greek gods, who, it turns out, are not only alive and well but managing a brownstone in New York. Last week, casting was announced, and believe you me, it looks like it’s going to be hilarious. Oliver Platt as Apollo? Win! Edie Falco as Artemis? Sold! John Turturro as Hades? On par with James Woods! Christopher Walken as Zeus? PERFECT. We’ve walked you through the actors who have played the Devil before; so now, in honor of Gods Behaving Badly, we bring 14 actors who have all played gods, ranging from Greek to Norse to Christian to fantasy deities. Time to get smiting! More »