I reserved judgement on the ludicrously high-concept Battleship movie until now because I like Peter Berg. He has made some good films. But to base a movie on the abysmally simple and completely boring board game of the same name seemed, to me, pointless and reaching even by Hollywood standards. Well, this trailer proves that Hollywood has derailed — big time. It’s so bad that it makes me actually angry. Angry that films like this piece of junk are getting made while Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘At the Mountains of Madness’ sit in development hell. For chrissakes the aliens are actually shooting the pegs from the board game at the battleship? Seriously? Hit the jump to watch this atrocity.
Spaceman Spiff has some more ideas for Hollywood, that might actually turn out better than this disaster:
Connect Four directed by David Fincher or Tim Burton presents “Chutes & Ladders”
My Best of 2012 Playlist by Eric Garneau
After being inspired by some friends, for the past few years I’ve been really into documenting my musical exploration with year-end mixes. I realize this is not a particularly novel thing to do, but hey, who has original ideas any more? Anyway, this has gotten even easier to do thanks to new technology like Spotify. read more