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Tim Allen

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 14, 2010. No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Lady Love: My Top 5 Girl Crushes of 2011

    ​These ladies aren't just easy on the eyes -- they're easy on the ears, too. They may not have much in common with each other, but what they do have in common is beauty, brains, talent and a new record in 2011. This year was a big one for women in rock and each one of these dames, at some poin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    For Tyler Perry's Birthday, a Comprehensive History of Black Men in Drag

    That's a man, baby.​Happy birthday, Tyler Perry. The media mogul is celebrating his 41st with the news that he topped Forbes list of highest paid men in entertainment: Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 20 ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    ​No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your belt on Thanksgiving evening. Rocks Off made sure to steal a copy of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation from our folks' house before the calendar even hit December. Unlike other blogs, we don't hate all Christm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Famous Juggalos Throughout Music History

    Photo illustrations by Monica FuentesBig Money Hustla, My World 2.0​This weekend Rocks Off and photographer Marc Brubaker head once more into the Juggalo breach, to bathe in Faygo at the Insane Clown Posse concert Saturday night at Warehouse Live. It's somewhat become our beat, what with las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Rocks Off's Top 10 Favorite Story-Songs

    ​The Internet wants to kill Gordon Lightfoot - back in February, someone started a rumor that the Canadian troubadour was dead. Of course it started on Twitter, of all places, where an offhand remark about a celebrity death will be held as fact. Hell, the other night we killed Tim Allen and To ... More >>

  • Film

    June 17, 2010

    Toys Are Us

    In its third installment, Pixar's juggernaut turns morose.

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    This Week in TV: Shatner My Dad Says

    ​I'm confused by curling, ready for spring, and oh yeah: I got engaged. This was the week in TV Land: • There's a guy out there with a blog called "The Final Season of LOST as Seen by Someone Who Has Never Seen." I think it's missing a word at the end, but whatever. The whole gimmick is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Willie Nelson's Heir Apparent? It's Tha D-O-Double-G, Ya See

    Remember in the The Santa Clause, when the real Santa dies and Tim Allen's character has to assume his role out through the miracle of Hollywood plotting? Rocks Off imagines that once Willie Nelson shuffles off this mortal coil - assuming the Red Headed Stranger isn't immortal; honestly, we're not s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    The Best and Worst Christmas Specials of All Time

    Every winter brings the onslaught of family tension, shopping, and that most American of pastimes, the Christmas special. They're typically half an hour, though they can be longer, and they often take characters from an already-established world and run them through the gauntlet of festivities surro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Five Worst Hangovers In The Movies

    The holidays are upon us, and whether you're dealing with 8-hour layovers at O'Hare or sleeping on your aunt's rollout bed with the bar that lays right across your sacroiliac joint or "entertaining" your brother and his brood of monstrous offspring, chances are you're going to drink. A lot. To help ... More >>

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Like Pigs to Slaughter

    Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    Skip It

    This holiday movie will make you very, very Kranky

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004
  • Calendar

    August 12, 2004

    No Kids in the Hall

    Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Culture

    August 14, 2003

    For Love of the Game

    Kevin Costner doesn't make friends. He makes movies, dang it.

  • Film

    October 31, 2002

    Ho Ho Huh?

    Tim Allen drops another lump of coal down the chimney

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    Barry Bad

    Sonnenfeld's comic caper is in Big Trouble

  • Calendar

    March 21, 2002

    Mower Heads

    Weekend racers circle the track on their John Deeres

  • Film

    November 16, 2000

    We'll All Cry Boo-Hoo

    Ron Howard's cuddly new Grinch puzzles our puzzler till our puzzler's puzzled out

  • Calendar

    July 20, 2000

    James Pineapple Esq. Is Dead!

    But his creator, comic James Ladmirault, lives on

  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Paydirt!

    Oliver Stone delivers the ultimate guy movie with Any Given Sunday

  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Warp Factor Ten

    Galaxy Quest is an exhilarating and affectionate parody of all things Roddenberry

  • Film

    November 25, 1999

    Building on Perfection

    As funny and flawless as the original, Toy Story 2 suffers only from being second in line

  • Calendar

    June 20, 1996
  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    The Year in Film

    Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)

  • Film

    November 24, 1994
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