Could a G.I. Joe movie actually almost be good?
Breaking new ground in incoherence and stupidity.
When John McClane lost his family, the movieslost much of John McClane
Looper makes time travel thrilling again.
Reconsidering a lifetime of musical choices is a funny business. My first musical purchase? The Maxi Single for Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now). First proper album purchase? Amy Grant's 1991 classic, Heart In Motion. Before I lose any degree of credibility, let's move on. For the past m ... More >>
A lament for lost carnage - and coherence.
I have to admit that when I read this headline around 3 a.m. on Friday night, I couldn't stop laughing for a good 30 minutes. I may have even laughed myself to sleep. I may never feel that much joy for the rest of my life, and I wish that I could replay that hour of my life in perpetuity. Last wee ... More >>
Oh, don't act surprised.2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>
Brian Cushing will bring a keg and Fear of Tumors to your partyPutting together a "Top 10 Sports Moments" list is not supposed to invoke these feelings of anger and depression. But then again, I live in Houston, so try as I might to make this a list that is uplifting and inspiring, I can't. ... More >>
Photos by Jim Bricker Gorillaz Toyota Center October 19, 2010 For more photos from the show, see our slideshow here. Gorillaz may have overspent on their first-ever extended tour. True, the entire concept is that the group is officially made up of four cartoon characters, so there kind of ... More >>
Helen Mirren will cut you in Red.
Honestly, do you really care?I write a lot about Hollywood's obsession with remakes because I'm a movie buff, first and foremost, and because as a "writer" it's easy to milk an announcement of the latest atrocity from Platinum Dunes for 750 indignant words regarding the creative demise of Hollywo ... More >>
Earlier this week we looked at some of the most memorable fast food commercials from the 1980s. Now it's time to charge your flux capacitors for a trip back to see some of the best and most sexually perverse booze ads the 80's had to offer. 5. Bud Light: Spuds Mackenzie Who are the ad wizards that ... More >>
The director behind Clerks and Mallrats makes it big
Kevin Smith's latest is a cliché-filled movie-trivia comedy — so crazy it just might work!
It's hard to escape the ad campaign for James Cameron's Avatar, much as you'd like to. We've seen the trailer in a theater -- even in a 3-D theater -- and we are...whelmed. Certainly not overwhelmed; not yet ready to declare ourselves completely underwhelmed. We're sure it comes off better as a ful ... More >>
Photo by foxtongueThe awesomely morbid folks at Carlos Labs have created a "Ground Zero" nightmare generator for every city on Earth. Using Java Script and some Google Map magic, anyone can pinpoint a location in the world, AND BLOW IT THE HELL UP. You can choose your own weapon of mass destruction ... More >>
The movie squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero
The 1988 action smash is so stupid its brilliant
At 52, Bruce Willis resurrects a die-hard character
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything
It isn't the movie you may think it is, but Hostage will get your attention
Gerry survives nicely on scant dialogue and ample images
Antoine Fuqua and Bruce Willis lend nobility to brutes
Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton
How the twist ending left M. Night Shyamalan twisting in the breeze
Bruce Willis discovers his better self in M. Night Shyamalan's heroic comic book
In a story almost too slick, Bruce Willis really gets in touch with his inner child
You know The Story of Us; he's fun, she's frigid
Too many mysteries muddle what tries to be a feel-good horror movie
Freedoms and order are at odds in the provocative Siege
Feeling is forgotten in hard-sell Armageddon
The Jackal is a dog of a movie
With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future
Director Terry Gilliam travels through time to find a winner
In Color of Night, Bruce Willis bares less of his body than expected, but more of his soul