The RT 20 #1: Twenty Things We’re in Love With This Week

GI Joe's Scarlett, geeks invade New York, Indy, Pon Farr, and more.

by | April 18, 2008 | Comments

The RT 20 breaks down the 20 things this week in film and pop culture that made
us sit up a little taller in our chairs, wake up from our stupor and in some
cases pop open the champagne. This is not a countdown list or rated list … just
20 quick random things we liked seeing or thought about this week. Use the comments tab below to talk about what’s piqued your interest this week.

#20: Spielberg on movie magic
“A movie is experiential. A movie happens in a way that has always been
cathartic, the personal, human catharsis of an audience in holy communion with
an experience up on the screen. That’s why I’m in the middle of this magic, and
I always will be.”

–Steven Spielberg in an Entertainment Weekly interview.

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#19:
Morgan Spurlock’s sweet bushy beard in
Where in the World is Osama Bin
Laden?

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(Tomatometer for the flick is

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#18:
The Speed Racer Mach GoGoGo Manga Box Set. Yes, please.

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#17: NYCC Coverage Blows Up Online

Our friends at IGN not only are hosting the IGN Theater at New York Comic-Conpushing
out all kinds of exclusive first looks for the summer movie slate, but also
produce and publish this handy list of breaking news stories for the event.

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#16:
“I Want to Believe”


Not a Celine Dion song, but the name of the new X-Files film.

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#15:
The Return of McLovin

#14:
The Life Before Her Eyes soundtrack by James Horner

Thick and
atmospheric.

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#13: Buy a piece of Hollywood history

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Save Ferris!

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#12:
The Grok #1
Publishing a zine? In the age of the Internet? Sarah Kuhn, Chris Stewart, and
Matt Springer think that’s the way to pop culture stardom. In a time of
list-oriented clickable bite-sized content (ahem!), the trio and their gang of
writers have launched Grok, a quarterly PDF mag for nerds. Inaugural issue
includes: explorations of the mixed geek marriage, the online love life of a
semi-geek, and pon farr.

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#11:
“NinjaTown” first look.

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#10:
“That’s what it sounds like when you’re crunching open a sternum.”

We interview Milo Ventimiglia one on one.

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#9:
Technics vs. Marvel

Now you know.

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#8:
“South Park” and
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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#7:
RT’s Facebook Page officially opens

Friend our page and see what happens!

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#6:
2008 slate got you down?

At least we have this
on the horizon

#5:
Megan Good cast in
Saw 5.

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We’ll try to avoid the obvious “good” news
comments … oops, we just failed.

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#4:
Anne Thompson Rounds Up the Indy 4 Gossip.

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#3:
Justice League disbanded? Disbanded!

Devin Faraci with the scoop.

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#2:
23-year old Scarlett Johanson is over the hill

Replaced by the newly rich Emma Watson.

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#1:
The RT News Ticker

Don’t miss a single news story!
The RT News Ticker is in its second week of operation. Check it out!

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