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Review in a Hurry: About 60 percent buddy comedy and 40 percent cancer drama, 50/50 stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a tumor-stricken radio producer who endures chemo-clinics and counseling sessions while battling the disease. An amusing, heartfelt, but unexceptional portrait of friendship and survival, 50/50 gets a mostly… Continue reading Movie Review: 50/50's Prognosis Better Than Average for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen

This weekend, Seth Rogen stars in a quasi-comedy about a friend having cancer titled ’50/50.’ Two years ago, Seth Rogen starred in a quasi-comedy about a friend having cancer titled ‘Funny People.’ As a result, there is actually a genre of film now called “Seth Rogen’s friend has cancer.” So, is the Adam Sandler vehicle at all like this weekend’s film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt? And, if so, which “Seth Rogen’s… Continue reading Seth Rogen Cancer Comedies: Which One's Better?

Can we just take a moment to reflect on the greatness of The Good Wife? It’s not that I haven’t said it before—and God knows I’ll say it again—but a series of this caliber should be recognized repeatedly. The show fully deserves to be part of our ongoing discussion of this new Golden Age of television, whether or not it’s as glossy as Mad Men or as tense as Breaking












mr popper s penguins mpp 006rgb When Did America Develop Better Taste in Movies Than the Rest of the World?If you live in America, you probably didn’t see ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins.’ Jim Carrey’s tepidly-reviewed summer comedy earned just $ 67 million in theaters here, well below average for the veteran film funnyman. Yet, as the Los Angeles Times notes, it’s earned more than $ 100 million overseas, doing especially well in Britain and Belgium, and it’s far from being played out.

As much of a relief… Continue reading When Did America Develop Better Taste in Movies Than the Rest of the World?












tumblrlnlmb2s5np1qhv2wyo1500 Neon Movie Posters Are Much Better Than Regular Movie PostersLast week, we showed you Empire’s weekly Movie Poster Mashup where users submit their own takes on their favorite posters. Now, thanks to Reddit, we’ve stumbled on an even cooler collection.

Courtesy of Mr Whaite on Tumblr, we have a sweet new set of neon movie images, proving that everything is cooler when it’s in neon.

You have to visit the site to really do the posters justice… Continue reading Neon Movie Posters Are Much Better Than Regular Movie Posters