BEST AND WORST OF NXT

The Best And Worst Of WWE NXT 1/21/15: Curtis ‘The Ram’ Axel

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The Best and Worst of WWE NXT for January 21, 2015, featuring Sasha Banks putting her hair in Devin Taylor's nose.

WATCHAMANIA

Watchamania: The Wrestler (2008)

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WATCHAMANIA critically reviews the wrestling matches portrayed in movies about pro wrestling. Up first: Darren Aronofsky's 'The Wrestler.'

VIOLENT J

Violent J shares insight on The Wrestler. Wait, what?

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Say what you will about their fans being only a minuscule step above carnies on the evolutionary chart, I'm convinced that the guys from Insane Clown Posse are actually comedic geniuses.

THE WRESTLER

Black Swan and The Wrestler started as one movie

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The Wrestler forever made me a Darren Aronofsky fan, and I'm doubly excited for his follow up, Black Swan, aka Natalie Portman's Drugged-up Ballerina Masturbation Party.

Wrestlemania

WRESTLING RUINS EVERYTHING

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Remember when Chris Jericho came on Larry King to get all pretend pissed that Mickey Rourke pretend called him out during his press tour for The Wrestler.

#Documentaries

THIS LOOKS AWESOME

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Anvil was a band who toured with Mötorhead and The Scorpions in the 80s, but after coming so close to superstardom, have since faded into relative obscurity (see picture above, featuring the one guy at their show sitting in a chair and headbanging next to a speaker).

THE WRESTLER

BAFTAS: SLUMDOG, LEDGER, ETC.

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The British Academy Awards, the BAFTAs, happened over the weekend, and that slick Hollywood fluff piece (set in India.

#WWE

MICKEY ROURKE NOT WRESTLING, ACTUALLY

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Despite a semi-serious sounding announcement on the red carpet of the SAG Awards, reps for Mickey Rourke are now confirming that he will NOT be wrestling at Wrestlemania.

#WWE

CHRIS JERICHO VS. MICKEY ROURKE

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UPDATE If the CNN video below doesn't work, I've attached the YouTube version after the jump.

#reviews

REVIEW: THE WRESTLER IS F’N AWESOME

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Quite possibly the best film of the year, The Wrestler dropkicked me right in the dick, but also, the heart.

#GOLDEN GLOBES

WATCH CLAYFACE ACCEPT HIS GOLDEN GLOBE

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Watching Mickey Rourke onstage is always entertaining, but a couple things bugged me about his Best Actor acceptance speech.

THE WRESTLER

MICKEY ROURKE. JASON STATHAM. TOGETHER.

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At the London premiere of The Wrestler (trailer), which opens January 16th in the U.

YES MAN

BOX OFFICE: THANKS FOR NOTHING AGAIN

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For the second weekend in a row, all the critically-acclaimed award-season movies like The Wrestler, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Frost/Nixon, etc.

VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

EACH MICKEY ROURKE PIC BETTER THAN LAST

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The Hollywood Reporter today has an article about the modern Oscar race and how some people, Mickey Rourke in particular, are treating it almost like a presidential campaign, complete with talking points, constant public appearances, etc.

THE WRESTLER

ARTIE LANGE ON ARONOFSKY: ‘FILM SCHOOL FAG’

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Homophobic Turtle awards Lange the Purple Heart, for injuries to career sustained in the line of hating queers.

THE WRESTLER

MICKEY ROURKE PICKS UP STRIPPER (IN A MOVIE)

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In this new clip (video below) from director Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler (trailer here), Mickey Rourke picks up off-duty stripper Marisa Tomei using the ultimate pimp move: he whips out his own action figure.

#TRAILERS

WATCH CLAY FACE WIN THE OSCAR

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The critics have been sucking off The Wrestler like it has the antidote in it ever since it hit the festival circuit a couple months ago.

THE WRESTLER

MICKEY ROURKE IS TOO SEXY FOR SOCKS

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Here's a shot of Mickey Rourke standing next to the new poster for The Wrestler on his way to grab some wings at the local Hooters.

THE WRESTLER

SPRINGSTEEN SINGS ABOUT MICKEY ROURKE

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(actual size) The news has been floating around for some time that Bruce Springsteen would be writing the music for Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler - which recently won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.


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