Snakes on a Plane

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Snakes on a Plane Director, 60, Found Dead in Hotel

But police don't suspect foul play in death of David R. Ellis, 60

(Newser) - David R. Ellis, the 60-year-old director of Snakes on a Plane, was found dead in the bathroom of his Johannesburg hotel room Monday, the AP reports. He had been in South Africa working on a remake of 1998 Japanese anime film Kite, and was last seen in a restaurant Saturday.... More »

10 Movies So Bad They're Good

These film plots are so ridiculous, they deserve props

(Newser) - Some movie plots are so absurd, you have to award credit for achieving a spectacular level of ridiculousness. Based on the title alone, it’s obvious Hot Tub Time Machine (trailer at left) fits into this category. Here are nine more from Olivia Allin of The Frisky :
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Snakes on a Plane 2: Baby Pythons Escape in Flight

The 12 non-venomous snakes were not found

(Newser) - Four baby pythons escaped from a container aboard a passenger plane in Australia, leading to a search that forced the cancellation of two flights, the airline said today. Twelve non-venomous Stimson pythons were being transported Tuesday on a flight from Alice Springs to Melbourne, but when the flight landed it... More »

Snakes on a Plane! Almost!

Security nabs passenger in Cairo bearing bags of live vipers

(Newser) - Flyers could have found themselves reliving the scenario of cheesy horror classic "Snakes on a Plane" had security agents failed to nab a passenger with carry-on bags of live snakes headed for a jet leaving Cairo. Agents found a large number of reptiles, including at least one cobra, after... More »

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