Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Megadeth Bayou Music Center December 12, 2013 Thirty years into their storied career, Megadeth can still bring the noise. Filling Bayou Music Center to about 60 percent capacity Thursday night, the turnout was a bit disappointing for the Los Angeles-based thrash metal gurus who, despite being mid ... More >>
There are a lot of ways to show your pride in your work, and bring awareness to your brand. There are the traditional marketing methods of advertising, like radio, television, billboards. There are promotional leveraging methods like doing a segment or two on radio shows or television programs. Soci ... More >>
Photo from mamashighstrung.comCrabby Snacks from Silver Linings PlaybookIt's little surprise many famous movie scenes involve food; there's a certain pleasure in watching characters eat the foods we enjoy in real life or grapple with familiar challenges of cooking, say, lobsters. But have you ever ... More >>
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A '70s car-chase flick for the Utne Reader set.
What's the greatest science fiction film of all time? If you didn't just go, "Oh, Blade Runner," I want you now to imagine me shooting you the bird as I walk away. As I was re-watching it for the ump-teenth time the other afternoon, I couldn't help but get hungry when Deckard was eating at the noo ... More >>
I suppose "taking a break" before that Super Bowl performance was too much to ask: The Black Eyed Peas have denied rumors that they are breaking up but say they are taking a break from making music together for a while. "We are not breaking up," band member Taboo told Reuters on Monday at a lau ... More >>
Those aren't pillows...A Very Special Episode of the oft-vilified television variety show Glee airs tonight. Titled "The First Time," it promises to be quite the, uh, humdinger: Television watchdog groups have not been kind to Glee in the past, often taking aim at the show and its stars. So ... More >>
The Hangover Part II: Didn't we already see this movie?
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 >>
One pill makes you smarter in a one-note movie.
Enjoy the great indoors!
Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Who else was Clint gonna call?Director Clint Eastwood, actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. That powerhouse trio could have chosen to tell just about any story they wanted and made it into an Academy Award worthy film. They chose Invictus, the real-life story o ... More >>
Imagine you're...a certain relatively famous Hollywood actress. Gradually, and through no real fault of your own, you've seen the fame of your early days starring in one of the most popular sitcoms of all time fade and lead roles dwindle. Meanwhile a parade of your exes have either moved on to r ... More >>
The Hangover is almost as funny as Old School.
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