Anthony Michael Hall

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Wishlistr: An Alternative to the Amazon Wish List

    As Christmas grows ever closer, I know that I find it extremely helpful to keep a wish list for friends and family who don't know what to get me. I don't really care about surprises when it comes to getting gifts. Better to get something I want off of a list I made than a ceramic elephant lamp that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    App of the Week: iFinger Wraps Horrible Name in Christmas Sadness

    App: iFinger Platform: iPhone Website: App Store Cost: Free There are some pretty pointless apps out there. CatPaint springs to mind even though it is an absolutely stupid amount of fun. But when apps claim to do something and do it poorly, it goes beyond dumb and enters the realm of the annoying. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Your Biggest Fan: When Rockers Get Stalkers

    cinemafestival/​This past week a statement by pop institution Madonna helped put away one of her newest stalkers, Polish citizen Grzegorz Matlok, who broke into Madge's London home and the residence of her ex-hubby Guy Ritchie. Madonna submitted the statement to Southwark Crown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Remake My Day III (John Hughes Edition)

    They wouldn't dare...​We've done this on Pop Rocks a few times already, not that it's made any difference. All those upcoming crimes against cinema -- from The Birds to Fright Night to Escape From New York -- are all due to be released in the next few years (Fright Night this summer). And ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Game Time: 2009 -- A Celebration In....Death?

    Every year around this time, it's not uncommon to stumble across a retrospective of some sort that pays tribute to those who have passed away, typically those with some modicum of celebrity status. I'm always amazed at actually how few deaths there are most years. I mean, I'm no actuary, but when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Aftermath: Nitzer Ebb at Meridian, Joel Osteen With a Trouserful of Funky Cold Medina

    Photos by Groovehouse / Click here for a slideshow​Aftermath was running late on Saturday night after trying to get a teething baby to sleep. We drove our little Toyota as fast as we dared through a fog that on television would have contained dead pirates, eldritch horrors or Michael Jackson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    This Week in TV: Last Flight of the Conchords

    I'm tired of shopping, ready for sunshine, and I need you to bring me some pens. This was the week in TV Land: • Blah blah blah obligatory paragraph about how awesome Community is. Maybe you're tired of reading it, but I'm not tired of writing it. It's consistently good, and it just keeps gettin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Aftermath: Ladies of All Ages, Shapes and Sizes Still Love Chris Brown

    Photos by Marco Torres​7:54 p.m.: The show is sold out, so we were hoping to have left for it already. However, there is a major crisis in our home right now: Boy B is certain he caught a glimpse of the Cucuy. (The Cucuy is the boogeyman for Mexicans and he is fucking terrifying.) To compound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Five Reasons The Longhorns Won't Win The BCS Title This Year

    ​Finally -- after what seems a wait of approximately five years -- college football is back.The New York Times, of all people, has picked the UT Longhorns as the Number One team in the nation. A lot of other experts, not to mention Red Bull-swilling, Cheeto-chomping, Mom-avoiding bloggers, pick UT ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2007

    Sixteen Candles

    This ‘80s cult classic is a must-see for Generation Y

  • Home Entertainment

    November 3, 2005
  • Music

    September 16, 2004
  • Film

    January 22, 2004

    Dude, Where's My Temporal Orientation?

    In The Butterfly Effect, Ashton Kutcher comes unstuck in time

  • Film

    September 6, 2001

    Played Out

    The filmmakers have consumed all the standard clichés and yakked them up in the humorless Rock Star

  • Film

    August 9, 2001

    Tasty Slice

    American Pie 2 is sweet trash that turns out to be surprisingly filling

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • Film

    March 8, 2001

    Empty Visions

    The Caveman believes in things that do not exist. The filmmakers do the same.

  • Music

    August 24, 2000

    Last Call

    Black clubs in the boonies offer whites a NoDo alternative

  • Film

    April 27, 1995

    Getting Hooked, Brilliantly

    With The Basketball Diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio becomes a star