Thanks to the financial support of its fans, Veronica Mars is heading to the big screen this week, almost seven years since it went off the air. Now you can enjoy the adventures of Kristen Bell’s amateur sleuth for the price of a movie ticket rather than the mere cost of putting up with commercials.
There’s often talk of TV series being continued as a theatrical feature, but few actually make… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Movies Based on TV Shows
The turkey consumed, the carols sung, and the crumpled remnants of a hundred wrapped gifts strewn across the floor… and you still have 12 hours left of your Christmas Day. What do you do? For many people, the answer is simple: head to the movies. A slew of films have enjoyed a Christmas Day release over the decades, some great, others not worth writing a festive card home about. Here’s… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Christmas Day Movie Releases
By Tom O’Neil, GoldDerby
Attention other Oscar bloggers: While discussing historic precedents that may (or may not) apply to the Oscar smackdown between “Argo” and “Lincoln,” you’re forgetting to account for a key difference between this year’s derby and 1995.
Everywhere, Oscarologists are reminding us that “Apollo 13” won PGA, SAG Ensemble (just like “Argo”) and DGA back in those days, then lost Best Picture to “Braveheart,” but they’re not recalling the… Continue reading Bogus Oscars Comparison: Why 'Argo' Isn't 'Apollo 13'
The Good, The Bad, The Bogus: Moments in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’
Harry Potter achieved the impossible. He defeated Voldemort while leading 8 pretty solid films – a huge feat in a cinematic world where most sequels suck. But for all his successes, there are little demons and inconsistencies in Harry’s cinematic closet. With J.K. Rowling’s pen whipping up massive tomes, there was all manner of little tidbits and… Continue reading The Good, The Bad, The Bogus: Moments in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'
Hollywood Golden Couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have accepted an unspecified sum in damages against UK tabloid News of the World over false allegations that they were separating.The suit stemmed from a Jan. 2010 article, which stated that the couple had visited divorce lawyers in December 2009 to begin thrasing out a divorce deal […] Continue reading Brad & Angie Awarded Damages Over Bogus Split Scoop