In 2008, GQ named Uwe Boll the Worst Director Ever, mainly because three of his video-game-adapted films (House of the Dead, Bloodrayne, and Alone in the Dark) sucked really bad (see IMDbs Bottom 100 list). Did Boll deserve this title, or is every video-game movie doomed? Bad Videogame Movies: The Definitive History delves into this conundrum, with CollegeHumors Patrick Cassels and Jeff Rubin, who host Bleep Bloop, an online talk show devoted entirely to video games. All we can say is, if Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time) cant do the genre justice, then who can?
Thu., Nov. 18, 9:30 p.m., 2010
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