Fin: Take that, Hamster Dad, Buffalo hates Bon Jovi and you’re ready to blow? Well I’m a mushroom cloud laying…

In addition to trying to merge with it, T-Mobile has undercut Sprint’s “Framily” family plans. And not only that, but T-Mobile’s advertising at no point has featured a horrifying “family” in which the dad is a hamster with Andrew Dice Clay’s voice who somehow has human children (BGR) A note to movie fans- if a more »

Movie Review: “Get on Up”

While reviewing the James Brown biopic “Get on Up,” it’s impossible not to compare it to “Jersey Boys” —  this summer’s OTHER film about famous, groundbreaking pop musicians. Well, after having seen both films, there’s really no comparison whatsoever.  “Get on Up” is a far superior film. In fact, “Get on Up” is right up more »

The Trailer for ‘Night at the Museum 3: The Secret of the Tomb’ is Here

Wowy, zowy! Jeepers and creepers! A lot of people do not like the first two “Night at the Museum” films. But why is that? Sure, they’re slight and disposable in the way that most mainstream family movies tend to be, but they also boast amusing performances from heavy comedic hitters like Steve Coogan and Bill Hader. more »

An out-of-this-world new trailer for Nolan’s “Interstellar”

Those attending Comic-Con in San Diego last week got a first look at the first full trailer for Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi spectacular “Interstellar,” and now it’s been released to the rest of us. Nolan’s film is still pretty short on plot details, but it appears there has been or will be some major calamity more »

Review – ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’

It begins with an outright reference to ‘The Twilight Zone’ and the Shatner-tastic episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.” Within seconds, we get a secondary shout out to ‘Airplane!’ As Kelly Osbourne wanders the aisles of a NYC bound aircraft, we recognize almost immediately what director Anthony C. Ferrante and screenwriter Thunder Levin (love that name) more »

 “Guardians of the Galaxy” Crosstalk Part II: Kotzen Responds

(Critics Stephen Silver and Shawn Kotzen both saw the new Marvel film “Guardians of the Galaxy.” They’ll be discussing it throughout the day Thursday. Steve wrote first; here’s Shawn’s response:)  In my mind, what separates the GREAT movies from the GOOD ones is the attention to detail. It’s the little things that count in life more »

Michael Keaton gets nuts in ‘Birdman’ trailer

The extended international trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s upcoming black comedy “Birdman” is out, and it’s certainly giving viewers a better idea of what to expect when it comes to the bizarre, fascinating-sounding project that Iñárritu’s cooked up for us. In addition to fleshing out some more of the core concept of the film (and giving some more »

Why I love Lil Bub

I’m a grown-ass man and I’m hopelessly in love with a tiny, magical cat. A cat named Lil Bub.

Marvel’s webslinger goes endless running in Spider-Man Unlimited

From GamerTell Spider-Man is swinging into the world of endless running in a new offering from Gameloft. It will feature 50 years worth of Spider-Men and their enemies. Read the full post on GamerTell »

Experience Music Project teams With Sennheiser, to add headphones

Seattle’s Experience Music Project (EMP), the only museum I’ve ever been to that offered both Nirvana and Jimi Hendrix exhibits, just got a new audio partner- Sennheiser. The German audio company has reached a deal with EMP to “deliver a world-class audio experience.” The first stage will include the arrival of hundreds of Sennheiser MOMENTUM more »

DVD Review: Legendary

There are some things in life that are better when combined. Chocolate and peanut butter, for example. Smooth jazz and a rainy night. Dozens of others. Our friends at Lionsgate took a bit of a chance on another such combination in “Legendary,” a copy of which they sent out for review. “Legendary” joins Travis Preston, more »

Movie Review: “The Battered Bastards of Baseball”

Are you a baseball junkie? Do you think you know everything about the game? That describes me to a T, as someone who read every baseball book I could get my hands on probably for as long as I’ve been able to read. But somehow, I had never heard of the saga of the Portland more »