I asked. You answered (via Twitter and Facebook). Thank you for your comments. I gathered the votes. Here are our favorite music movies. I will have to say there are a few movies I haven’t seen yet. They are in my queue now. Thanks NEXTers. 1 Vote Buddy Holly Movie, PJ 20, Sound City, True … Read More
Mother’s Day is around the corner (it’s Sunday the 13th, don’t forget), which makes this a good time to look at some of movie’s best mothers. I’ll admit, coming up with this list was harder than it should have been. There are plenty of questionable moms in movies—just look at Mommie Dearest, Gypsy, Serial Mom, Mother—or there … Read More
It’s October, and the cold is starting to settle in. Sniffles and coughs fill the air. Flu season is almost here. Did that waiter just sneeze? Is that person over there sweating? Am I next? Viruses are scary. They’re invisible menaces that can wreak havoc on our bodies and cause widespread devastation. They’re deadly killers, … Read More
Hurricane! There’s a hurricane a-blowin’! Batten down the hatches! If you live on the East Coast, or basically follow any news at all, you know that Hurricane Irene will stop by the NYC area tonight, which means we’ll get a first-hand look at some of mother nature’s best special effects. Hollywood loves to try and … Read More
I’ve been on a Muppet kick since I wrote about the Green Album earlier this week. The album, covers of classic Muppets songs, unleashed a wave of nostalgia for those wonderful, googly-eyed puppets. Lo and behold, the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, has a temporary exhibit all about Jim Henson, the madcap genius behind the … Read More
Well, that’s it. The end of Harry Potter as we know it. The final film in the epic franchise, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, came out two weeks ago to much hype and fanfare. I finally saw it this past weekend and I was not disappointed. In fact, I was surprised, elated, … Read More
In his review of Super 8, A.J. (my brother) admitted that he would defend Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, the second installment in the Indiana Jones series. Our very own Sully asked…well, he asked what the deal was. How can anyone defend that movie? Isn’t it considered the worst of the Indy movies?
I came across this nifty infographic today. It shows how much money video games make during their first week of release compared to how much dough blockbuster films rake in their opening week. The chart looks back over the last four years, and the results might surprise you. It looks like the nerds win! Don’t … Read More
Ahoy, mateys! Lest ye were unawares and missed the ubiquitous marketing campaign from Disney, that old scallywag Captain Jack Sparrow is back. Call me a landlubber, but was anyone really asking for another Pirates movie?
The Expendables Directed by: Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, Terry Crews Running Time: 1 hr 42 mins Rating: R Release Date: August 13, 2010 PLOT: A group of contract killers led by Barney (Stallone) go to the island of Vilena to … Read More