Paul Rudd on Conan
Paul Rudd is a national treasure. He’s been going on Conan’s late night talk show forever, and he’s one of the funniest guests (not as great as Dirk Nowitzki, but no one is). His best appearances are when he has a movie to promote. Instead of showing a clip from the movie, Rudd always sneaks in the same clip from the movie Mac & Me. Some beautiful soul on YouTube mashed all of Rudd’s appearances together and it’s a legitimate YouTube gem. Have a great weekend everybody.
As far as comic book/superhero movies go I wasn’t excited at al for the release of Ant-Man. Yeah i’m a hug comic and movie nerd, yes I have a titanic sized crush on Paul Rudd and yes Michael Douglas having sex with Matt Damon in “Behind the Candelabra” is still burned into my retinas (Maybe that’s why I didn’t want t see it). Ant-Man is a a lesser known (well, less mainstream) superhero, one that didn’t seem to stack up against The Hulk, or even Iron Man when it came to silver screen presence. Boy was I wrong. Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang was a delightful combination of wit, badassery, and empathy. Not to mention the Ant-man suite is as badass as any superhero costume can get (Ironman included).
Another surprising aspect of the film was its frequent connection with the Marvel cinematic universe. Way more references to The Avengers than I thought (plus a little nod to your friendly neighborhood web crawler?!?!?!?).
All-in-all I really enjoyed Ant-Man. I feel like it can stack up right along side the other Avengers stand-alones. Would I like to se a sequel with Paul Rudd as Ant-Man? Yeah I would, whether or not Ant-Man gets a sequel is yet to be known, but we can at least expect to see him in Civil War coming in 2016.
I give it a solid 8.15677654987 #MattStars
Hell of a time for comic book nerds.
– via KMBC9
First of all, congratulations to the Kansas City Royals. They still haven’t lost in the playoffs (!) and their bullpen is the pitching equivalent of those old “murderers row” Yankees teams of the 1920s. Secondly, how awesome is Paul Rudd? My answer to the “what celebrity would you hang out with” question changes constantly, but Paul Rudd is always near the top of the list. He just seems like the most down to earth celebrity in the history of the world. Losing his voice at a baseball game cheering on his team, throwing a keg party at his mom’s house afterwards; living the American dream. The cool thing about different teams making to the World Series is you get to see what famous people root for them. Rudd was born and raised in KC, so it’s no surprise that he’s rooting for the Royals, but it’s still cool to see. The kegger he put on last night must have been one for the ages, and I’ll never forgive myself for not being there.