The Dark Side of the Moon: Timo Vuorensola’s Iron Sky, or the Return of the Sinister Space Nazis

Obersturmbannführer Klaus Adler (Götz Otto, left) and Renate Richter (Julia Dietze, right), the future power couple of the Space Nazis.

Imagine what would happen if the Nazis had managed to build a spacecraft and rescued their remaining party soldiers to the dark side of the moon. An absurd and ludicrous premise, sure, but the international production Iron Sky is willing to make it. The intriguing independent movie caused a sensation when the first trailers spread around the virtual world. It almost became a cult classic among the online community even before its official theatrical release in the spring of 2012.

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Double Trouble: Jack & Jill, or Why One Adam Sandler is More than Enough

Jill (Adam Sandler) and Jack (Adam Sandler) celebrating their birthday.

Seriously, what the heck is going on with Adam Sandler? In the eyes of many, Kevin Costner took the throne as worst actor-and-producer with his terrible 1997 trashfest The Postman. You could also make an equally compelling case for John Travolta’s 2000 project Battlefield Earth. But Sandler’s new film Jack & Jill significantly ups the ante. Surely it’s hard to top some of his previous outings in the producer’s chair, such as Joe Dirt, Deuce Bigelow: European Gigolo, or I Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, you may think – and correctly so.

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