Patrick Priebe has turned his passion for lasers and mechanized thingamabobs into a steady paycheck. “It’s enough to live,” says the 31-year-old from Wuppertal, Germany, who sells his movie-inspired stuff to gizmo-heads all over the world. But his latest handmade electromagnetic Spider-Man webshooter, posted to YouTube on Wednesday, is not for sale.
IMHO: Why This New Horror Sequel Is Up ‘Wolf Creek’
Since when does an unfavorable Rotten Tomatoes score stop a sequel from happening? (Just ask the makers of the “Twilight” series.)
Apparently 2005’s low budget horror flick “Wolf Creek” (an Aussie “Blair Witch Project” of sorts, set in the outback) got enough attention to merit its (long awaited?) follow-up, “Wolf Creek 2.”
Yup, a group of lost backpackers sets the stage again for a deranged Aussie bushman elder to wreak havoc on their world. But this time the trailer teases our baddie way too hard, leaving me to predict the sequel won’t come close to its predecessor’s $28 million worldwide gross.
No Lonely Planet guide can help Rutger (Phillipe Klaus) and Katarina (Shannon Ashlyn) to get out of this tangle as they find themselves in a desperate effort to save their lives. But if the situation is so dire, why can’t I help from giggling at the thick-accented villain Mick (John Jarratt) whose over-the-top crazy eyes are featured oh-so-heavily in the new trailer?
Is my memory of the funny fish-out-of-water “Crocodile Dundee” too immediate to take a murderous Aussie seriously? Really, it’s something about the happy-go-lucky drawl from down under that’s just too darn friendly to freak me out.
If the first “Wolf Creek” was scary, could this one have a fighting chance?
I highly doubt it.
"I was only 20… I wasn’t prepared," Kate Winslet recalled of the torrent of interest that stampeded her way from the runaway success of "Titanic" in 1997. It remains the second-highest grossing film in the U.S., behind "Avatar." With its success powered by packs of teenage girls who consumed the tale of Jack and Rose […]
He inspires such Tumblr fan sites as crazybouttheojames.tumblr.com, F—- Yeah Theo James (which includes the descriptor: “definition of perfection”), Theo James Daily, and this one solely dedicated to his animated GIFs.
But if you’re not a YA fangirl, you probably still have a lot to learn about relative newcomer, heartthrob, and “Divergent” leading man Theo James — like knowing what he wears around the house when no one is looking. (Hint: The answer is nothing. We know. He told us during a recent press day in Los Angeles. And we have video above to prove it.)
The 29-year-old English actor, also known as the late, irresistible, Mr. Kemal Pamuk — whose death on Season 1 of “Downton Abbey” set a whole series of scandals into motion — shared things with Yahoo Movies that even his greatest fans have yet to learn.
For instance, when was the last time James looked up an ex on Facebook? “Fairly regularly,” he revealed during our flash round, three-minute Q&A session.
James findings ranged from the romantic (he pays on first dates, and yeah, he said he has his “standard dish of Jamie Oliver” that he cooks for the ladies), to the ultra private (the aforementioned nude around-the-house thing), to the mundane (he doesn’t have allergies).
[Related: Tris vs. Katniss: An Epic Heroine Battle]
Watch our Speed Date with James to find out more — like what unusual childhood pets he had, what he did “last Friday night,” and hear him describe his worst-ever date.
"Divergent," along with droves of Theo James fans, flocks to theaters this Friday.
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Unlike most young adult book adaptations, “Divergent” isn’t that easy to boil down to a simple logline. It can’t be described with an easy premise like “girl meets vampire” (“Twilight”), boy meets witch (“Beautiful Creatures”), or “kids forced to kill each other” (“The Hunger Games”). There is a lot going on in the high-concept “Divergent,” […]
Theo James is as sexy as pancakes.
- Mom: (making pancakes): This pancake is so sexy.
- Me: ...okay?
- Mom: It's almost as sexy as that guy you showed me. I forgot his name.
- Me: ..whAT?
- Mom: The actor guy. The one with the eyebrows.
- Me: Theo James.
- Mom: Oh, that's his name? I thought his name was Mr.Sexgod-Pancake Man.