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Pierce Brosnan

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Bizarre Acting Roles by 20 Famous Musicians

    It's a toss-up whether actors or musicians will go to greater lengths to make rent, but some musicians have even found themselves so hard up they've been forced to take an acting gig. Such is the case with the haystack-sized Sleepy LaBeef, who in 1968's The Exotic Ones appeared as the "Swamp Monster ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond, Out of Time

    Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant - and still beloved. Why?

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    DVDs & Blu-rays: The I Don't Care How She Does It Edition

    I Don't Know How She Does It stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan; Douglas McGrath directs. The Setup: Sarah Jessica Parker plays Kate Reddy, a woman trying to juggle a demanding job and busy home life, pleasing her boss, husband and two kids all at the same time. Pierce Br ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    Sacrifice Nothing

    In the fantasy I Don't Know How She Does It, working moms can have it all.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    And Now, the Least Anticipated Movies of Fall/Winter 2011

    ​Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Mamma Mia! 10 Amazing Facts About ABBA

    Hells yeah, Benny, get after it dawg! ​Yeah, we know. The last few weeks, all of these facts blogs have been on cool, big-balled rock bands like the Doors, Queen, KISS and Led Zeppelin - your basic meat-and-potatos groups you get into from listening to too much classic-rock radio with your par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Similar But Not the Same: 5 Pairs of Movies That Are Pretty Much the Same Thing

    ​Friends With Benefits opens July 22, and more annoying than the fact that some studio executive probably said, "You know who I want to see in a movie? Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis!" is the fact that this movie comes out a brief six months after No Strings Attached, which is basically the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Like You Didn't See That Nicolas Cage Thing Coming

    This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.​Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Surrender Dorothy: Five Better Dark Side Of The Moon Films

    ​Tonight at Miller Outdoor Theatre, a group of musicians will play Pink Floyd's legendary album Dark Side of the Moon live, in its entirety, with each and every instrument that was used to record it back in 1972-'73. With 45 million copies sold, Dark Side is still the third best-selling album ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    For Good Friday: The Five Best Torture Scenes

    Today is Good Friday, so named because it's the day they finally offed that pompous windbag from Nazareth who would just not shut up about all his "Love your brother" crap. Have you met any of my brothers?Of course, the powers-that-be decided they wouldn't just kill Jesus, they had to torture him a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008
  • Film

    July 17, 2008

    Mamma Mia! drains the fun out of ABBA

    Thank you for the music, but your movie's kinda drab.

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Married Life Is Far from Heaven

    Obviously inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s domestic drama doesn't quite compare

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    The Hunting Party

    Two hardened journalists and a newbie go after a war criminal in this dark and dirty winner

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Royale Flush

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy, and comes up aces

  • Home Entertainment

    July 6, 2006
  • Film

    July 14, 2005

    Glorious Sea

    Brosnan's narration can't mar Deep Blue's gorgeous ocean footage

  • Film

    November 11, 2004

    Redemption Thong

    Salma's shorts get top billing in an otherwise unwatchable caper

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004

    Do the Indie Thing

    WorldFest celebrates the obscure

  • Culture

    July 10, 2003

    Still Smilin'?

    Part Disney, part Barnum, the man who saved comics is all Stan Lee

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Cinema 2002 counterbalanced a treacherous world

  • Film

    December 19, 2002

    'Tis a Foine, Foine Loife

    In the holiday insta-classic Evelyn, Pierce Brosnan forms a family bond

  • Film

    August 8, 2002

    Thunderbald

    Bond is reincarnated -- sort of -- as a shaved-head punk in xXx

  • Film

    April 19, 2001

    Crazy from the Heat

    Boorman and Le Carré lose touch with their thrill-seeking personae in Panama

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Enough Is Enough

    Even a first-rate Brosnan can't save this World

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    Undeserving Heir

    This Thomas Crown can't match the sizzle of the original

  • Music

    April 16, 1998
  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    007 By the Numbers

    Most of Tomorrow Never Dies lacks the wit and inventiveness of the best Bond

  • Film

    May 8, 1997

    Missing the Marx

    Children of the Revolution and Commandments could've been great black comedies

  • Film

    December 12, 1996

    It's Topps!

    In Mars Attacks!, Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight

  • Film

    September 5, 1996

    Good-bye to Summer

    What this year's movies portend for next year

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