Blu-ray Review: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Warning: This review contains mild spoilers, but really, if you want a spoiler-free review of a re-imagining of a classic old movie based on a notable story from even earlier, grow up. It’s impossible.

Then again, the “remake” of The Secret ...

Popdose Giveaway: “Frances Ha” Streaming on SundanceNow

Two of indie film’s most acclaimed stars, Greta Gerwig (Lola Versus) and writer/director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) teamed up for this year’s critical and commercial success, Frances Ha.

In the film Gerwig stars as Frances, a woman in ...

10 Movies…That Are Narrative Remakes of Documentaries

Kon-Tiki hits American theaters this week, months after it was nominated for the Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s a narrative retelling of Kon-Tiki, the 1951 Academy-Award winning documentary directed by Thor Heyerdahl about his voyage across the South Seas in a raft ...

Basement Songs: “Night at the Museum”

 

 

 

 

We snuggled on the big chair as the Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare played.

“Drun dun, drun dun, drrrrrrrrrrrrr, drun dun. Ba pa da da, babababababaaaaaaah!”

It was one of those rare mornings- Memorial Day, no ...

Box Office Flashback: August 19, 1998

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters packs ‘em in at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of August 19, 1998!

Welcome to Box Office ...

Hollywood Hotline: “Fooling April”

Popdose may be a small, albeit growing, site, but we are fortunate enough to have attracted a fanbase that includes some very influential people throughout the entertainment industry, and Alan O’Day. Through one of these channels, we recently received a treatment ...

Dw. Dunphy On… The Gleek Translation

There is no subtle way into this post, so let me just grab the band-aid and rip it off.

Last year, editor-in-chief Jeff Giles wrote a television review about the show Glee. In case you are a reader who hasn’t ...

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

Hey there! Did you miss us? We missed you. Or rather, I should say that I missed you. Apparently Jason and Jeff don’t even care enough about you to show up, so they sent fellow Popdosers Michael Parr and ...

DVD Review: “Soul Men”

If I’m going to remain true to the movie, then the only way to describe Soul Men is to call it one motherfucking funny film.  If that statement in any way offends you, you shouldn’t watch Soul ...