We know you'll be tuning in to catch the new kids' sitcom Mighty Med on Disney XL because Bears vs. Packers, that's not a rivalry game or anything on Monday Night Football. We can only say that those who do switch on Disney shall be rewarded with a performance that leaves Kenneth Branaugh, Daniel D ... More >>
It's pretty much common knowledge in our country that once America got discovered the Native Americans pretty much should have taken a good hard look at the guys in the Pilgrim hats and told them to get back on their boats and back across that ocean, pronto. Obviously that didn't happen - or, you k ... More >>
There's an idea floating around in the pools of rap consciousness that most guys within the genre are merely method actors on par with Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln. Rick Ross might have already secured a few Academy Awards with his confusing portrayal of a flamboyant mafioso kingpin who dwells in mat ... More >>
Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey.
In Hyde Park on Hudson, it’s patriotic to pleasure a president.
Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg ably fill the hat.
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either. There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>
After giving the deluxe documentary treatment to Bob Dylan (No Direction Home) and the Rolling Stones (Shine a Light), Martin Scorsese now trains his camera on George Harrison for George Harrison: Living In the Material World, his two-part film about the "Quiet Beatle" that airs at 8 p.m. tonight an ... More >>
That's not Jesus, that is clearly Rasputin. This pierogi will take ages to destroy.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where our skin is getting tan and leathery, our forearms like bronze hamhocks, our necks like freshly-stained rawhide, our nipples like crisp yet moi ... More >>
We scoured the Internet, like we do for at least nine hours a day, for an excuse to embed Scorsese clips into one, organized blog post. Lucky for us, we found that timeliness was applicable: the 35th anniversary edition of Taxi Driver is out on Blu-Ray! We'll probably stick to our used copy t ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
Face of a cop, apparentlyCyrus is a quirky comedy starring Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly.Reilly plays a guy whose romance with Tomei gets complicated by her relationship with Hill, a son who's kind of challenging.Reilly does not play a cop. Actually, he hasn't in a while, but starti ... More >>
Fantasy meets harsh reality as Rob Marshall takes on a Fellini classic.
Everyone's making such a big deal out of today: It's September 9, which means it's 9/9/09.It is, according to one site, "the last set of repeating, single-digit dates that we'll see for almost a century (until January 1, 2101), or a millennium (mark your calendars for January 1, 3001), depending ... More >>
I finally saw Tropic Thunder this past weekend on DVD, and my God, it was hilarious. Fantastic, funny, full of Hollywood-stabbing humor, and Tom Cruise completely won back all of my respect with his part as Les Grossman. SO, that said. Robert Downey, Jr. needs to win for Best Supporting Actor thi ... More >>
After living in the U.S. for 25 years, Pól Brennan is now stuck on the Texas-Mexico border
An epic gusher strikes oil, and then some
Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Just stuff 'em
The daughter of a hippie recluse grows to see the world her own way
Most of this year's best won't be seen until next
Martin Scorsese looks at the roots of New York's violence, with mixed results
As The Boxer, Daniel Day-Lewis K.O.'s a weak script
After 40 years, The Crucible's melodrama still works its spell
Three films offer differing takes on the myth of the romantic hero
Alone at last, Ismail Merchant strikes out
Be glad that In the Name of the Father was made. But don't expect this Irish movie to leave anyone's eyes crying.