Archive for February 2014

Movie Review: The Monuments Men

Movie Review: The Monuments Men
THE MONUMENTS MEN Genre: War Dramedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 118 mins. Premise: A group of unlikely soldiers are sent on a mission to recover stolen artwork from Nazi thieves and return the masterpieces to their owners. Behind-the-Scenes: Originally set for release in December, but pushed back relatively last minute to give co-writer/director George Clooney... Read more »

The Walking Dead premiere recap, "After"

The Walking Dead premiere recap, "After"
The Walking Dead has always been, at its core, an epic love story, a tale of romance and relationships and the severed heads that bind everyone together. In tonight’s second half of the fourth season premiere of The Walking Dead, “After,” the show focused on two of the most wounded, most stoic characters, Carl and... Read more »

Movie Review: The Lego Movie

Movie Review: The Lego Movie
THE LEGO MOVIE Genre: Animated Comedy Rating: PG Running Time: 95 mins. Premise: When an ordinary construction worker (and Lego minifigure) named Emmet (Chris Pratt) discovers the “piece of resistance,” he is mistaken for the MasterBuilder, and joins several other minifigures on a quest to stop the evil President Business (Will Ferrell) from using Kragle... Read more »
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Celebrity deaths...and you

Celebrity deaths...and you
John wrote a little post yesterday about which actors the world would be crushed to see kick the bucket before their time. We got several responses ranging from positive to pissed about whom we left off the list to affronted that we’d even bother shedding a tear for people we’ve never met in real life... Read more »

10 Actors Who Are Not Allowed To Die Prematurely Under Any Circumstances Whatsoever

10 Actors Who Are Not Allowed To Die Prematurely Under Any Circumstances Whatsoever
Okay, that’s it.  I can’t take it anymore.  First, over the summer, there was James Gandolfini, taken from us way too early due to a heart attack.  He was one of the most iconic television actors of all time, equally good on the silver screen in supporting roles.  Then, in late November, Paul Walker died... Read more »

10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies

10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Movies
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Oscar winner for Capote) was found dead this afternoon. He was 46, and he was one of the greats. Here are my favorite PSH movies, in no particular order. I’ve Netflixed linked them, in case you’re in the mood. Talented Mr. Ripley and Punch-Drunk Love are streaming. If you haven’t seen them,... Read more »
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Harry Potter divorce? Hermione married the wrong dude

Harry Potter divorce? Hermione married the wrong dude
It’s endearing that J.K. Rowling still likes to talk about the books that made her a household name (and several boatloads of coin). Many authors are anxious to move on or shy away from what brought them to the dance, but not Ms. Rowling. Since the Harry Potter books ended in 2007, she has outed... Read more »