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Fin: One year of “Ozymandias,” a more Jewish Christian Mingle movie and the decline of Robin Thicke

Today marks one year since the airing of “Ozymandias,” the greatest episode of Breaking Bad and quite possibly the most emotionally wrenching TV episode of all time. They don’t make ‘em like “Ozymandias” anymore. Go back and read Alan Sepinwall’s review, which he wrote from a hospital bed (What’s Alan Watching) RE: The “Christian Mingle” more »

You don’t mess with Keanu Reeves’ stuff in the trailer for ‘John Wick’

Apparently, this is one man whose private property and personal pets you just don’t mess with. Today we got the first trailer for something called ‘John Wick,’ the latest film from a mostly post-’Matrix’ MIA Keanu Reeves. Granted, it feels like he’s been in a scant few films since securing fanboy wrath via his work more »

End of “Adulthood?” More like the loss of personal responsibility

In his long overview of contemporary popular culture published over the weekend, ‘The New York Times’ primary film critic, A.O. Scott, has decided to “celebrate” the end of the patriarchy and, with it, the death of “adulthood,” as he would have us believe. His proposition is clear – with shows like ‘Breaking Bad,‘ ‘The Sopranos,’ more »

Blu-ray Review: Disaster L.A.: The Last Zombie Apocalypse Begins Here

In life, there are certain things that go together well. Peanut butter and chocolate, for example. A cool drink on a hot day. Things like that just work together. But one thing that doesn’t quite work so well at first glance is “Warner Bros.” and “direct to video horror.” However, Warner’s going to take a more »

“No Good Deed” Gets Rewarded at Box Office

Here’s your box office report for this past weekend, which saw “No Good Deed” top the box office, besting “Dolphin Tale 2.” This was somewhat of a surprise, considering that “No Good Deed” wasn’t available for advance screenings in most markets. That is never a good sign, even if the reason (a plot twist Screen more »

The trailer for the Christian Mingle movie has arrived and it is mystifying

The world is a mysterious place. It is truly mystifying how we don’t get into more traffic accidents just going about our day, and it is an unknown miracle how any of us finds love. Because dating and love are such rarely touched-upon topics in popular culture, especially movies, a religious-themed online dating site has more »

‘The Magnificent Seven’ remake is happening.

Apparently, the advice of the late great critic Gene Siskel continues to go unheeded. Back when the cyclical conversation about Hollywood’s obsession with remakes was making its standard media appearance, Ebert’s effusive partner stated, unequivocally, that Tinseltown should only focus its redux desires on bad movies. There’s no need to remake classics because…by their very more »

Zack Snyder revealed an official photo of the new Batmobile

Fans have been speculating for some time what the Batmobile will look like in Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” ever since Snyder tweeted a picture of the vehicle covered strategically with a tarp earlier this Summer. Now they finally have a full picture and…it’s not quite what people were expecting. Most of more »

Blu-ray Review: Godzilla

He’s the ultimate in movie monsters. Freddy Krueger gets bad dreams from him. Jason Voorhees hopes never to be caught anywhere within a country mile–about six steps–from him. Pinhead shudders at the thought of finding room for him in hell. He’s Godzilla, and our friends at Warner Bros. sent out a copy of his latest more »

Bond villain Richard Kiel dead at 74

Richard Kiel somehow managed to make a 7-foot assassin with solid steel teeth a lovable figure. The actor that brought Bond nemesis Jaws to life died Wednesday . Born with acromegaly, the same hormonal condition Andre The Giant had, Kiel mixed his intimidating size with a winning smile and sense of humor. His bumbling, lovable more »

Albert Brooks may join Will Smith in Sony’s untitled football/concussion drama

After nearly four decades as arguably one of the funniest men in comedy, Albert Brooks has been “rediscovered,” though oddly enough, it’s been for a dramatic role as a violent villain. The comic’s turn as Bernie Rose in Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Drive’ earned the 67-year-old dozens of well deserved End of the Year accolades (though, more »

Are You Ready for Sylvester Stallone’s ‘No Country for Old Rambo?’

Apparently, that image of Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo walking toward the Arizona home of his father, “R. Rambo,” was not the last time we would see this action hero on the big screen. Ever since that splatterific gorefest fourth entry in the franchise banked some decent dollars around the world, there’s been talk of a more »