Posts tagged "news"

New Study: All Liberals Are Brainwashed

New Study: All Liberals Are Brainwashed
Everyone voting for President Obama has been brainwashed by the liberal mainstream media. That’s just scientific fact, according to several people in my Facebook feed. This concerns me, as a liberal-leaning American. Have I been brainwashed? I guess I wouldn’t know, would I? That’s kind of the point of brainwashing. You don’t know until it’s... Read more »

Weekly Fall TV Premiere Roundup - 9/13 - 9/19

If you watched HBO at all in the last several months you know all you need to know about this must-watch show of the fall: Scorsese, Sopranos people, Buscemi, Omar Little, Prohibition Era-debauchery.
I kind of can’t believe we’re already in mid-September.  Yikes.   But the Fall TV season is still just getting underway.  John and I get another light week before next week’s onslaught of new TV programming that will either kill us or make us stronger.   There are only two new new shows this week:... Read more »

The Worst Movie Weekend of the Year

August 28, 2009
By JOHN HAMMERLE The last weekend in August.  Serious moviegoers dread it.  Most intelligent adults avoid it like the plague.  Only a few suckers get caught in a movie theater that weekend.  Admit it – you know it’s true.  The thrill of summer blockbusters has come and gone.  The awards contenders and smart studio product... Read more »
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The Villain in the Next Batman Movie Is...

This is a lot of he-said-she-said speculative what-nottery, but FirstShowing.net is reporting that allegedly there exists a casting grid for the next Batman movie and allegedly the character The Riddler appears on said casting grid next to the name “Joseph Gordon-Levitt” and the word “Interested.” I am very, very, very excited if this is true.... Read more »

Weekly Movie News Round-Up: June 14-18

I follow all the news so you don’t have to… Here’s what you may have missed: (1) Sam Raimi directing Wizard of Oz Prequel.  This is a huge get for Disney.  Sam Mendes was originally set to direct but pulled out, and now that Raimi no longer has Spider-Man on his plate, he was able... Read more »

Weekly Movie News Round-Up: June 7-11

I follow all the news so you don’t have to… Here’s what you may have missed: 1. Tom Cruise to Star in and Produce Les Grossman Movie.  Fresh off a surprisingly successful (and well-choreographed) appearance at MTV’s movie awards over the weekend, Cruise is set to reprise his foul-mouthed agent character from Tropic Thunder in a new movie all his... Read more »
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Taking Care of Business

Hi, Folks! Just a couple of things: 1. If you’re a fan of the show True Blood, you can follow my writings on the topic at the phillyBurbs.com Blood Type blog. 2. If you’re a fan of Hammervision, you can become an official fan via our Facebook fan page.  Click the like button in the... Read more »

Weekly Movie News Round-Up: May 17-21

I follow all the news so you don’t have to… Here’s what you may have missed: (1) Megan Fox Booted from Transformers 3.  She says it was her choice to leave.  Michael Bay and Paramount are suspiciously vague about it.  Not terribly surprising given her verbal spat with Bay after Transformers 2 came out.  I... Read more »

Weekly Movie News Round-Up: May 10-14

I follow all the news so you don’t have to… Here’s what you may have missed: (1) Brad Bird is confirmed to direct M:I-4.  I love this choice.  One of the great things about the Mission: Impossible franchise is how flexible it is.  All three movies have had a different director, each with their own... Read more »
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Weekly Movie News Round-Up: May 3-7

I follow all the news so you don’t have to…   Here’s what you may have missed: (1) Chris Nolan’s third Batman film hits theaters July 20, 2012.  Mark your calendars now. (2) Spierig Brothers directing Power of the Dark Crystal.  How cool is this?  A sequel to The Dark Crystal nearly three decades after... Read more »