“Brave New World” Coming To Sy-Fy

6380Aldous Huxley has been dead a long time, but his best known book, the early distopian novel Brave New World, is still being read and maybe even enjoyed.  Now comes word that Stephen Spielberg’s production company Amblin Entertainment will be making a TV version of that book for the Sy-Fy Channel.

Now comes the question of how much will actually get onscreen.

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5 Films Chris Pratt Shouldn’t Remake

Watercooler ChatGeeks around the world love Chris Pratt.  Because Chris Pratt.  After rallying a little-known-Marvel-property into one of the top grossers of 2014, Pratt seems destined to have another high-attention movie (notice I did not say top grossing – Ryan) with Jurassic World and he’s rumored to be the next Indiana Jones or in another Ghostbusters movie.  In fact, Chris Pratt is rumored to be attached to just about any movie with a male lead.  Which is just about every movie that doesn’t involve an all-female Ghostbusters film.  So we thought it’d be fun to brainstorm movies that shouldn’t be remade starring Chris Pratt.  It’s harder than you think.  Find out what the Gabbing Geek editorial crew came up with after the break.

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The Survivor’s Tail

Don't worry.  This article will not harm a hair on his body.
Don’t worry. This article will not harm a hair on his body.

GoDaddy.com, a company that annually makes a Superbowl ad wherein there’s some implied female nudity if you visit their site, decided to pull this year’s ad that featured a puppy being sold online.  It seems people were outraged about an implied abuse of a puppy, probably from a puppy mill for the commercial’s storyline, from a company that routinely makes commercials that objectify women.  What gives?  Does our society value dogs more than people?

In a word, it appears the answer to that question is “yes”.

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