Posts in category "Movies"

Awarding Excellence in Andydom: The Andy Awards

Awarding Excellence in Andydom: The Andy Awards
I thought it was time to honor some famous Andys with the Andy Awards. At first it may seem like these are awards were arbitrarily made up and awarded to every famous I could think of, and that is exactly correct. So here are the 11 Best Andys I could think of.

Top 6 Randys of TV and Cinema

<strong>#6 Randy "The Macho Man" Savage</strong><br><br> Not only is he a randy savage, but he is also a macho man on top of that. <br><br>Mr. Savage was a household name in the early 90's and It's fair to say that every male between the ages of 25 and 36 has imitated the Macho Man in one way or another- possibly with a flying elbow, an "Oooh Oooh yee--uh", a "Snap into a Slim Jim!" or pointing to your cheek where you want the Lovely Elizabeth to kiss you. In a world filled with randy savages, he was truly a macho man.
While Randy is a pretty common name here in the States it is rarely used for TV and movie characters. It’s possible that producers avoid the name for fear it will alienate British audiences since Randy means something like “amorous” or “frisky” over there, or maybe they avoid naming anyone else Randy because they know... Read more »

Clark the Cub was Financed by 50 Shades of Grey Movie Marketers

Clark the Cub was Financed by 50 Shades of Grey Movie Marketers
(this is satire) It was recently discovered that Clark the Cub, the Cubs’ new mascot, is the result of an advanced-marketing scheme by Universal Pictures for the third installment of the Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy due out in 2023. Under this marketing plan, Clark will condition children to be more accepting of BDSM once... Read more »
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10 Worst Celebrity Transformations From Good guy to Heel

10 Worst Celebrity Transformations From Good guy to Heel
“Oh my God, and then Jake came over and he was completely wasted and was being the biggest a@$hole. Uggghh!! I wanted to punch him in the face!” -Girl on her phone next to me in Lincoln Park, or something similar about a guy being a jerk. every. single. day. If there’s one think I’ve... Read more »

15 Best Black Characters Ever of TV and Cinema

15 Best Black Characters Ever of TV and Cinema
It’s Black History Month and us writers at Lists That Actually Matter know our black history. We know that our nation’s treatment of black people is not always comfortable to discuss at work, and large parts of it are regrettable and leave us shaking our head.  So if I want my list to accurately portray... Read more »

The Liz and Dick Drinking Game

The Liz and Dick Drinking Game
This pop culture landmark and  future instant classic airs Sunday at 9/8c on Lifetime. If you like awful stuff as much as I do, I cannot recommend this highly enough.   - When you look at the tv and don’t see Liz Taylor, but rather Lindsay Lohan feebly trying to portray her, take a drink.... Read more »
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Oscars 2012: A Selection of Grossly Uninformed Picks

“I’d like to tell the Academy to SCRAM!” Ask anyone who knows me and they’ll tell you I’m something of a film buff. Anything else they tell you is a damn lie (those cars were engulfed in flames when I borrowed them). So with the 84th Academy Awards just a few hours away, I thought... Read more »

6 Best Fat Kid Characters of TV/Cinema

6 Best Fat Kid Characters of TV/Cinema
Please note I am jesting about the fictional character and not the actor himself. I have better things to do than point and laugh at people who used to be fat (editor’s note: That last sentence was a bald-faced lie).   Chunk from Goonies   Very simply the gold standard of chubby child actors.  ... Read more »

4 Best Dudes in Movies

4 Best Dudes in Movies
Main characters were exempt from this list because just about every main character, at some point, has to undergo a few boring scenes for the sake of character development, empathy generation, subplot, etc.,  whereas the sole function of supporting characters might be to deliver 10 lines funny lines and knock them out of the park.... Read more »
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6 Assumptive Movie Reviews

6 Assumptive Movie Reviews
I have not yet seen any of the following, nor do I plan to. However, that didn’t stop me from reviewing them anyway based upon what I assume they are like.  Reviewed in this Edition: Scre4m, Source Code, Rio, Hop, Arthur, and the Adjustment Bureau.  ———————————————–Like us on Facebook