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  • The Essential Kristen Stewart The Charlie’s Angels reboot comes out soon, starring one of my favorite actresses: Kristen Stewart.  She began acting at age eight and has nineteen years of experience under her belt, giving her quite a resume.  So for anyone who wants to catch up on her career before the new movie, ...
  • A Buffy Revival – Vampires Spike and Angel Could Absolutely Do a Movie Note the following: David Boreanaz says he’s done playing Angel. Joss Whedon (creator, writer, editor, director, minor deity) has also said he’d make a Buffy movie if the heavens willed it so. We think David would return with the right offer. With Bones finished, isn’t he free now? And I don’t ...
  • Terminator TV Series: The Carlenator Ahoy there. Spoilers for Terminator: Dark Fate ahead! Terminator: Dark Fate isn’t blowing the doors off the box office. It opened with a slightly disappointing weekend of $29 million: $1 million below expectations. In fact, the past three Terminator movies (Salvation, Genisys, and Dark Fate) all failed to meet box office ...
  • Genetically modified mosquitoes coming soon to a theater near you Genetic scientists in Italy are using CRISPR to genetically modify mosquitoes so that they can’t transmit malaria. (Watch the 5 minute video below for details.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYAhyyLS8Rw How long before someone uses this as the basis for a movie about mosquitoes mistakenly modified to grow to the size of a pterodactyl? I’m calling it ...
  • Is Joker a standalone or part of the DC Extended Universe? The Joker (played by Joaquin Phoenix), is a standalone origin story, set in 1981 Gotham City, which tells the story of how the character Arthur Fleck , a failed stand-up comedian, turns to a life of crime and chaos. The Joker is the first in a series of movies and comics ...
  • The Essential Will Smith   Gemini Man opens October 11.  The name Will Smith has become synonymous with  sci-fi action films.  Smith has had a long and varied career, even if his genre roles are my favorite.  I’ve been a fan of his since I was a kid.  Somewhere I have a Soundtracks cassette of ...
  • Best Superhero Movies That Were Never Made Todd Philips’ controversial new film Joker opens this week.  It’s kind of amazing that a character piece with no connection to the DC Universe and no Batman in sight got the green light.  Many other movies aren’t so lucky.  Even movies with major talent attached to them.  Here’s a look ...
  • What You Need to Know to Watch the Downton Abbey Movie Have you seen or recently rewatched the UK six-season show Downton Abbey? Do you remember enough of it to make sense of the new film — one that doesn’t bother with any backstory exposition at all? Here’s a cheat sheet to remind you of what you need to know to enjoy ...
  • How to Avoid Being Eaten by a Shark In a Shark Movie (or real life) Like shark movies? Ever wonder WHY we enjoy these monster/disaster/fish bait movies so much? I wonder that myself. It’s not like they’re teaching us how to avoid being eaten alive, hunted like prey, or anything useful. So here’s the top ten ways to avoid becoming “chummy” with the sharks. (Get it? ...
  • Avengers Bests Avatar at Box Office – But Avatar Is Still #1 in My Heart Avatar is one of my all time favorite movies.  So I’m a little torn that Avengers: Endgame has broken its box office record. Yes, it’s cool that a superhero movie is now the reigning box office champ of all time. Endgame is the reigning champ And it’s an impressive feat wrapping up ...
  • Tears in the Rain – RIP to Icon Rutger Hauer Rutger Hauer sadly passed away July 19th, 2019. Hauer was a character actor best known for genre films.  His most famous and beloved role was the replicant (a type of cyborg) Roy Batty in the 1982 movie Blade Runner.  If Hauer had done nothing else, he would still be fondly ...
  • Movie Review – Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable Bethany Hamilton’s Unstoppable as a documentary is hard to grade. I’m going through a ‘shark movie’ phase, and there were no toothy predators here. I expected to see Bethany’s harrowing events, feeling gripped and scared along with viewing her traumatic experience. As it was, the documentary picks up only after the ...
  • Lion King – Animated vs Broadway vs Live Action The “live action” (actually CGI, folks) remake of The Lion King is hitting theaters.  This new version of the Disney 1994 classic features significant differences.  Now is a great time to return to Pride Rock — and revisit Simba, Nala, Timon, Pumbaa, Mufasa, Zazu, and Rafiki — as we compare ...
  • John Wick-Chapter 4 announced John Wick: Parabellum unseated Avengers: Endgame as the number one box office draw this weekend. LionsGate studios rewarded fans with this text message: “You have served. You will be of service. John Wick: Chapter 4 is coming — May 21, 2021.” Read the entire story at IndieWire. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/05/john-wick-4-release-1202143419/ Please share and help RunPee ...
  • Aladdin –  Animated vs Stage vs Live Action The Aladdin remake will be flying into theaters soon.  This will be Disney’s third version of this popular story, including the 2014 Broadway musical.  So how does it compare to its predecessors? Let’s find out. NOTE:  Aladdin article contains SPOILERS.   Aladdin Sidekicks In the animated film, Aladdin has a monkey pal ...
  • How Captain Marvel Stole Shazam’s Name It’s no surprise that Captain Marvel and Shazam! both had movies released within weeks of each other this year.  Despite being from separate comic universes, the two superheroes have always been inextricably linked by a connection with their name. Shazam was the original Captain Marvel?! The DC Comics character Shazam was originally ...
  • First Star Wars Skywalker Trailer Breakdown I remember seeing Return of the Jedi in the theater at a very young age and falling in love with ewoks. For most of my life, there were only three Star Wars films (and a brilliant Mel Brooks parody of them). And the vague promise that maybe someday George Lucas ...
  • Warning – Avengers Endgame is not going to be Peetime friendly You might be surprised to learn that finding Peetimes in a movie isn’t the hardest part of the RunPee job. Ofttimes we find great Peetimes but get stuck on picking out the best Peetime Cue: a brief line of dialog — or description of some action — that stands out ...
  • A Open Response to Kevin Feige (re: Using the Bathroom During Endgame) Dear Mr. Feige, We here at RunPee love Marvel movies more than Nick Fury loves cats. And flerkens. We are super excited for Avengers: Endgame. So much so that we did two breakdowns of the first trailer: Avengers 4 Endgame – First Trailer Review A Slightly More Than Casual Fan’s Reaction to Avenger ...
  • Endgame Pee Planning from Rudd, Ruffalo & RunPee Avengers: Endgame is a looooong film. Even the MCU actors are perplexed by fan questions about peeing during their three-hour movie extravaganza. Producer Kevin Feige just claims you can’t leave your seat ever, not at all, and must stay to watch Every. Single. Scene. Thanks, Feige. This isn’t like some Jedi ...
  • RunPee’s MovieMeme Designs – So easy, a “meme moron” like me can make one RunPee now offers MovieMemes on the app for you to play with! As the resident tech-moron within the RunPee Family, I wanted to proudly show off my new mad skillz in the movie poster graphics department. I’ve even got some easy little hacks to make your exciting movie artwork look somewhat ...
  • Everything You Need to Know About Hellboy Hellboy opens on April 12, 2019.  It will be the titular character’s third major theatrical adventure.  Not sure who Hellboy is? Never heard of the B.P.R.D.? Wondering what’s up with his forehead? No worries. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what the deal is for the new Hellboy movie:   — Hellboy is ...
  • Spoiler Avoidance Strategies If You Can’t See Endgame Opening Night Chances are good most Marvel fans won’t get to see the long-awaited Avengers: Endgame film on April 26th’s opening night. There just won’t be any tickets left. If you’ve been following the 22-movie superhero saga, waiting will be hard to handle. Damn hard. Some of us are feverish with hope ...
  • Avengers Endgame Tickets Selling for $9,199 on Ebay as MCU Fans Lose Their Minds People are buying Avengers: Endgame opening night tickets for $500 a piece on eBay. Yes. We live in a world where this is now a thing. …UPDATE 4/6/19: There is now a sold listing on eBay with pair of tickets for $9,199 for April 28. (See screenshot below.)That’s two nights AFTER ...
  • What’s New in the RunPee App Version 5.0 – Movie posters can can draw on, MCU Peetimes at a glance, and much more! We slaved a while over this one, but we’re proud to present the latest update to the RunPee app. This version has a way to be creative and make personalized movie designs using your finger as a brush; an exclusive MCU film hub where RunPee collected every Peetime for ALL ...

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