Arnold returns - but do we still need him?
The shelf life of Clinton-era nostalgia is tested.
Last Wednesday, Craiggers hit on some forgotten Best Picture Academy Award winners, films which have slipped through the cracks of society's consciousness for one reason or another; either for being too of-the-moment, not having enough quotable lines, or for simply not having held up very well -- hi ... More >>
Last week, it was announced that AMC, original drama channel numero uno, would be officially backing what has been an under the radar development for a television series based on the movie Goodfellas. My first reaction to the news, which trickled through the intertubes in the last year or so, was ... More >>
I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... 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.
The magic of the Navi comes to Miller Outdoor Theatre
vodule.comThis guy should have taken the blue pill.Self Refilling Wine Glass The Kyouei Design website describes the Drink Tank best: "It is a glass for drinking a lot." Yes, indeed it is. It's also designed to keep your glass full, but not overflowing. Several blogs had comments along th ... More >>
Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com. Rocks Off cannot believe it's possible, but the daily videos for this week have been a perfect streak of ... More >>
Despicable Me, starring the voice of Steve Carrell, tells the tale of someone who's very despicable. Truly despicable.On the other hand, the character meets up with a couple of cute kids, and it's a cartoon, so we're guessing there's some redemption in the end.There's no redemption for the following ... More >>
Cancellation: The light at the end of our tunnel.I miss Spring Break, I'm awash in cancellations, and I don't get your reference to the Cookie Crisp Wizard. This was the week in TV Land: • As I wrote last week in my post about The Office, it's possible for a show to overstay its welcome a ... More >>
I finally managed to catch Avatar last weekend. I don't know if holding out this long was more because of the demands of infant children or my holding out hope that withholding my handful of dollars might keep the movie from steamrollering to the top spot in all-time box office. That last option ... More >>
You know awards season is in full swing when all the celebrities converge upon the Beverly Hilton to get drunk and act like receiving an award from the same organization that once honored Pia Zadora is something to be proud of.That's right, it was Golden Globes night last Sunday. And while the just ... More >>
Former St. Louis Cardinal Mark McGwire gave a statement today to the Associated Press admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs during baseball's steroid era.The sports world is reeling from the confession, which came completely out of the blue. It is, of course, absolutely shocking; in fact, ... More >>
We covered the first half of 2010 a couple of days ago, to resounding snores, but that won't keep me from exercising my First Amendment right to complain about derivative cinematic entertainment I could otherwise easily avoid. Now then...The A-Team -- June 11 I like how shows like Beavis and Butth ... More >>
And all that glitters — including Avatar — isn't gold.
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 >>
Catch James Cameron talking about Avatar on 60 Minutes last night? I thought it was awfully sporting of Viacom to throw some publicity at a movie it doesn't appear to have any stake in for once. Cameron, as usual, exuded confidence about the project. He explained his desire to make the film sinc ... More >>
It's easy these days to get taken in by the visual awesomeness of modern killer robots like Transformers and T-1000s, but it's just as easy to forget that personal touch you only get from getting hunted and murdered by stop-motion models, guys in foam suits, and Yul Brynner. While you're ooh-ing an ... More >>
Winslet and DiCaprio awake to the nightmare
That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works
Peter Jackson spares no expense for a Kong that's just too long
Robert Rodriguez and his kids conjure up a charming 3-D fantasy
Arnold's reprogrammed -- Terminator 3 isn't. But it is fun.
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?
Clooney and Soderbergh do a remake worth watching
Dance-hall diva J. Lo does a Schwarzenegger flick for the ladies
Disney's old-school Atlantis strikes gold under the ocean
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
This sci-fi funfest finds plenty of action
Brooks crafts another classy comedy with The Muse
Imagery and imagination fuel the mysterious Chambermaid
A new book chronicles the bloody rise and fall of Death Row Records
Wag the Dog bares its teeth at the White House
Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big, romantic cornball success
An artful director brings flair to the Alien franchise
Besson's bullet ballet The Professional is slick, but morally ugly
Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs
Cameron and Schwarzenegger take action movies in a new, and interesting, direction