If you or a trusted family member (probably from the Midwest — I speak from experience) is literate, then, next week, a movie that you most likely already know the ending to is opening called ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.’ Always looking for truth in advertising, this reporter can now break the news that, yes, there is a girl in this movie and, yes, she… Continue reading Is the American Version of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Better Than the Swedish Version? (and 24 Other Urgent Questions)
Review in a Hurry: We have to wonder if director David Gordon Green has his whole “remaking comedy genres of your youth” thing out of his system yet? Because frankly, he isn’t that good at bringing (or pacing) the funny. Even with a pre-slim Jonah Hill in the… Continue reading Movie Reviews: Seriously, Leave Your Kids With Someone Funnier Than The Sitter
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Anticipation for Katie Couric’s new syndicated talker is definitely strong: Her eponymous show has already been sold in more than 80% of the country. Katie, which is from Disney-ABC Domestic TV, will premiere in September 2012.
The one-hour daily talk show has been picked up in 55 of the country’s top 60 markets, including Minneapolis, Cleveland, St. Louis, Portland, San Antonio… Continue reading Katie Couric talker sold in more than 80 percent of U.S.
Because the day wouldn’t be complete without another ‘Jack and Jill’ post: some merry pranksters have set up a fake account for the critically-destroyed film on Twitter. “NO SPOILERS, but there’s a HUGE athlete cameo in ‘Jack & Jill,’” reads the feed. “His name rhymes with Paquille So Real, but that’s all we’re saying!!!! Pls RT.” Lolz. Or, as @JackNJillMovie would say, “LOL. Just thinking about… Continue reading Fake 'Jack and Jill' Twitter Account: Funnier Than the Movie?
Review in a Hurry: Dear gods, it’s violent! Overblown spectacle Immortals plays fast and loose with Greek mythology in its muddled tale of warring mortals and vengeful gods. Audiences with a bloodlust can feast on all the carnage, but those hungry for some real emotion will be left… Continue reading Movie Review: Immortals Not Much More Than Bloody, Shirtless 3-D Battle Porn