Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner didn’t consider the power of the internet to immediately connect dots, freak out, and assume that because Megan Draper (Jessica Paré) wore the same T-shirt on the show as Sharon Tate had during a 1967 photo shoot, Megan’s character might reach a tragic end along the same lines as Tate’s. As Weiner… Continue reading ‘Mad Men’: Megan Draper will not die, YET
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In 2002, 23 million viewers tuned in to watch Kelly Clarkson win the first season of American Idol, which translated to her debut post-show album, Thankful, selling 2.8 million albums to date, more than 2 million of which were sold in the first two years after its release. In 2011, 11.1 million viewers tuned in to watch… Continue reading Will ‘The Voice’ ever find a Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood?
When even the usually conservative Wall Street Journal asks if your new film is “the worst movie ever made,” you know you’re in deep trouble.
That’s exactly what’s happening with After Earth, the Will Smith – Jaden Smith epic-wannabe that has universally crashed and burned with critics and is doing far less box office business than needed, given its nine figure budget.
This earth is “infested with exceedingly cheesy digital monsters,”… Continue reading Is ‘After Earth’ The Worst Movie Ever Made? Will Smith Sci-Fi Flick Destroyed By Critics
Eleven years ago, M. Night Shyamalan graced the cover of Newsweek magazine joined by the headlining statement, “The Next Spielberg.” This was as Signs was opening in theaters and the already two-time Oscar nominee was still considered a great new showman in Hollywood, a master of both suspense and surprise (particularly in his endings).
Within a matter of years, the filmmaker proved unworthy of the claim (and interestingly… Continue reading Critics Weigh in: Is Jaden Smith the Next Will Smith?