Greatest Poem Ever Written

Poem written by a second grader (as told by my friend who is an elementary school teacher). Roses are red, Violets are blue, No one can stop the dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. Someone give this kid a Pulitzer.

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New Photos from ‘The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus’

/Film has posted four stills from Terry Gilliam’s upcoming film The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus featuring the late Heath Ledger. Ledger’s death came in the midst of filming and Gilliam finished his character using a combination of Colin Farrell, Johnny Depp, and Jude Law. Here’s what the IMDB synopsis says: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus […]

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Confessions of a Non-Trekkie

I spent most of my life as a closet nerd. Growing up in an athletic family and having a group of jock friends, I had to hide the fact that I was having geek tendencies in order to avoid ridicule. I pretended I was not going to LAN parties on weekends, I disguised my comic […]

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Other News 5/5/09 – Girls, Trekkies, and Car Crashes

News and Links for May 5, 2009 Cinematical has compiled a month-by-month look at this summer’s girls on film. It’s a good read, but not enough pictures. /Film has posted a sneak peak at Disney’s upcoming return to hand-drawn animation, The Princess and the Frog. Looks fantastically nostalgic. Cinema Blend has reported that even it […]

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Leave Woody Allen Alone

The feud between Woody Allen and clothing company “American Apparel” continues to escalate and now the AP reports that Allen is trying to block the company’s attempt to call Mia Farrow and her former adopted daughter/Allen’s wife Soon-Yi Previn to the stand in order to question Allen’s character. Allen has called it a “brutish attempt […]

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NEW ON DVD: Benny and Harvey

This week we have two that I missed in 2008 and one that I enjoyed, but didn’t laud as much as other critics have. Three to See on DVD: 1) Last Chance Harvey (2008) Directed By: Joel Hopkins Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thomspon In the glut of last year’s Oscar season I missed this one […]

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First Three Minutes of Coppola’s ‘Tetro’

After seeing the trailer premiere this past weekend, Apple Trailers has now posted the first three minutes of Francis Ford Coppola’s Tetro. The black and white and the lighting gives it a very noir-like feel with the emphasis on shadows and the bright/dark contrasts. I also enjoy the eerie choral music that plays over the […]

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REVIEW: ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’

Grade: C+ Walking into the fourth film in a franchise that seemed to be losing steam already, my expectations were pretty low before the newest X-Men film. I expected nothing more than some mindless action sequences and the opportunity to see some of my favorite X-Men characters in action for the first time. With X-Men […]

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IN THEATRES: The Summer of Money Begins

Everybody turns their attention to the Box Office this weekend as the summer movie season officially kicks off. The total gross this weekend could outline what Hollywood can expect this year. As I noted in my predictions, I think Summer ’09 is going to be huge. Three to See This Weekend: 1) X-Men Origins: Wolverine […]

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On-Set Footage from Stallone’s ‘The Expendables’

A film that is already one of my most anticipated of 2010 is Sylvester Stallone’s action film The Expendables. With a cast compiled of the top current and former action stars in the biz including Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, and of course Stallone, the movie promises to be the […]

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New on DVD: Two That Got Away

There were two late 2008 releases from Yari Film Group that fell by the wayside once awards season began. Both of them are on DVD this week as well as another brilliant offering from Criterion. Three to Buy/Rent for April 28, 2009 1) Nothing But the Truth (2008) Directed By: Rod Lurie Starring: Kate Beckinsale, […]

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Predicting the Summer Box Office

2009 has already been a record year already at the box office and we haven’t even touched the money-making months of summer yet. As usual there are a number of summer blockbusters that are coming to theatres this summer that will rake in the dough. The question is, will there be one major standout like […]

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IN THEATRES: April’s Last Gasp

It has been a decent first third of the year. We are about to enter the blockbuster time of year where it seems every weekend there is a film that makes over $50 million domestic. Up to this point in the year, the movie box office seems to be the only industry that is booming, […]

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