Well-meaning people are concerned that the Red Dawn remake will just stir up xenophobic anti-China sentiment. Evan Osnos in the New Yorker: The new movie will feature Connor Cruise, the son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, leading the fight against the invaders, and, like the original, it is guaranteed to be red meat for [...]
The new A-Team movie better not disappoint me. You can’t invoke childhood nostalgia and then tear it to bits. When I was in second grade, my entire family dressed up as the A-Team for Purim (the Jewish holiday that resembles Halloween with more alcohol.) Thankfully, the trailer gives me hope. Coming soon: A remake of [...]
This blog’s distinguished alumnus, Sonny Bunch, has a review in the Weekly Standard [subscription required] of a new book about Clint Eastwood, who may actually be the hardest working man in show business. That’s not necessarily a good thing; being prolific and being great aren’t always the same. Since donning The Man with No Name’s [...]
Don’t go. It’s a set up!
Sonny predicted she would win, calling it a “kind of lifetime achievement award”. Yet looking over Bullock’s filmography, I find it somewhat hard to identify the achievements. That said, Bullock was actually quite good as Leigh Ann Tuohy (TOO-ee) in The Blind Side, the role for which she won the Oscar. But it was [...]
Some years ago, after the release of the original The Fast and the Furious, a few members of the idiocracy discovered that the distance between two traffic lights on a well-trafficked straightaway near my home was almost exactly a quarter mile. Mayhem ensued. Now, I can only imagine what Wanted would have made them do.
This is worth watching just for the Temple of Doom reference, about which perhaps Polansky can say more. (Hat tip: JL)
Perhaps I spend too much time online, but it’s starting to feel like updates to the Chris Brown-Rihanna saga are following me. It needs a denouement, already. Here’s what I propose:
A nice chaser to the Oscars.
Great one in The Onion yesterday: WASHINGTON—A little more than a month after the first family’s move to the White House, reports of strange happenings have continued to surface, with Sasha Obama confirming Tuesday that she had once again been visited by the eerie specter of the Bush twins. The ghostly former first daughters, shortly [...]
President Obama visited a D.C. charitable organization called Martha’s Table to highlight the volunteer work of many furloughed government employees during the recent government shutdown. And yet, t. […]
Sixty-seven percent of Millenials support the end of marijuana prohibition, according to a recent Gallup poll. As our generation comes to dominate the voting population, we are sure to see a change in. […]