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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. Ced
    July 28, 2011 at 9:51 am — Reply

    Movie industry today: get a title that ring a bell when people ear or read it, any title/name will do. Film stuff, then assemble those scenes together to have a lump of scenes to do a trailer about. Now run the trailer to get people into the theater to watch the mash up of scenes your have aggregated to make a trailer about.

  2. Shouri Elemente
    July 28, 2011 at 10:01 am — Reply

    Wait. not only are they making a Battleship movie… Liam Neesen is in it? WTF?

  3. justanothergeek
    July 28, 2011 at 2:43 pm — Reply

    Can’t wait to see the adaptation for Hungry Hungry Hippos.

  4. Rob
    July 28, 2011 at 5:31 pm — Reply

    I feel so bad for Liam Neeson. This thing looks like a complete turd.

  5. LemmyCaution
    July 28, 2011 at 8:16 pm — Reply

    What the hell was that?

  6. July 28, 2011 at 9:02 pm — Reply

    Gambit. Eric Norseman. Ra’s Al Ghul. Oh yeah. And Rihanna.

    I’ll see it.

    I just want to know how they asked “How do we even make a Battleship movie? Oh, wait I know . . . with aliens!”

  7. Belmont
    July 28, 2011 at 9:21 pm — Reply

    Looks like the Movie Trailers that “Robot Chicken” did, although can’t remember the season that that movie, Hungry,Hungry Hippos, and Chutes and Ladders aired.

  8. Dboy Mugg
    July 28, 2011 at 10:59 pm — Reply

    Hasbro: “For the right price, we will open up our toy lines for movie adaptations! Paramount…you get Transformers and GI Joe. Oooo sorry, good luck making a film about those…you’ll figure something out.”

    Paramount: “sheesh!”

    Hasbro: “Annnnd Universal…you get everything else in the Hasbro catalog…we recommend battleship, boggle, and Lite Brite for starters!

    Universal: “Sweet…its a deal!”

  9. Kirby
    July 29, 2011 at 6:54 am — Reply

    I’ll wait for the Chess movie.

  10. Frank
    July 30, 2011 at 4:03 pm — Reply

    I hope the actors were paid in advance. I don’t think there is an audience for this one.

  11. Tony
    July 31, 2011 at 8:52 am — Reply

    Seems to me like Peter Berg is trying to cash in on Michael Bay’s fan base. “It doesn’t need to make sense so long as there are fancy explosions, aliens, and at least one respectable actor involved.”

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