Archive for 'Film'

“Carrie” Goes to Camp

“Carrie” Goes to Camp

**Piper Laurie voice** “They’re all going to laugh at you.” That, sirs and madams, summarizes my reaction to those who dared to remake this classic Brian DePalma film. The new version was not scary, not memorable, [...]

The Conjuring: A Coward’s Confession (Spoiler Free)

The Conjuring: A Coward’s Confession (Spoiler Free)

I did not want to do this. After all, I just this week (meaning Monday) got over the sense of creeped outedness (yes, this is a phrase) of “The Conjuring.”  I saw the movie the weekend [...]

Pacific Rim: Review in Four Pictures

Pacific Rim: Review in Four Pictures

So….. Last night, I went to see “Pacific Rim” in 3D.  And sirs and madams, I wish I could tell you I had a good time.  Instead, it was one of the worst films I have [...]

Reese Witherspoon’s Arrest Videos Explain the Instant Apology

Reese Witherspoon’s Arrest Videos Explain the Instant Apology

Hollywood isn’t exactly quick with the mea culpas. So I chalked it up to her ongoing campaign to be America’s Sweetheart when Reese Witherspoon immediately and effusively apologized a few weeks ago once word got out [...]

Someone Please Call 9-1-1: Wyclef Jean Out to Save Chicago?

Someone Please Call 9-1-1: Wyclef Jean Out to Save Chicago?

Um, Chicago, I’m going to need a show of hands. Which one of y’all contacted Wyclef Jean and asked him to make Chicago violence his new pet project? **scans crowd** I mean, really.  Who called up [...]