As beloved and iconic as it is, let’s face the facts: the original film of Annie is looking a little crusty these days. Sure, it has its charms and it’s going to exist as long as someone pays to keep it in print, but it feels more like a curiosity. It’s no longer vital. So it’s easy to understand why the new version… Continue reading Movie Musicals That Deserve a Fancy New Reboot Like 'Annie'
Though tooch toppled booch on America’s Next Top Model‘s 20th cycle—the first season when creator and host Tyra Banks invited guys into the competition—cycle 21 saw some serious contenders among the male models. In fact, only one beautiful lady stood before Banks as ANTM entered its two-episode finale.
Would a man finally be on top? (Spoiler warning: The following post contains details about ANTM‘s cycle 21 finale. Stop reading now… Continue reading ‘America’s Next Top Model': Cycle 21 winner dishes on favorite photos, toughest critique, and what it’s like to ‘be on top’
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and a time to eat a lot of food. It’s also a time to spend with family, with whom you share your thankfulness and your feast. Not all of us are fans of spending a whole holiday with the whole family, though, or at least that’s the cliche idea that has mostly been promoted… Continue reading What Movie Family Would You Like to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner With?
If you’re a fan of immersive moviegoing experiences, Secret Cinema is like your Mecca. Secret Cinema began in London and is now spreading to other cities including Los Angeles and New York, and it’s basically this monthly gathering of movie nerds who not only screen a movie at a secret location somewhere in the designated city, but they also turn the screening into… Continue reading You've Never Watched 'Back to the Future' Like This Before
“The future is now.”
That’s a line we hear pretty often these days, but it’s particularly applicable lately whenever you go online, turn on the television, or head to the theater. From the streaming coverage of the Philae lander’s touchdown on the surface of a comet, to the successful return of documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, to the immersive adventures… Continue reading The Geek Beat: It's a Good Time to Like the Science in Sci-fi Movies