Tag: George Clooney

Comics and Graphic Novels, Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… What Do We Do With Non-Canonical Media?

This is not your grandfather's Superman...but is that Superman at all anymore?...

photo credit: Joe Mazza, Brave Lux

Books, Film

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: Christine Sneed

Author Christine Sneed talks about a few of her favorite movies....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray review: “The Descendants”

Alexander Payne's latest great movie arrives on home video....

News, Television

Nancy Grace Joins “Dancing with the Stars” and We’re Kind of Grossed Out

Maybe her dancing will be an improvement over her legal analysis?...

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The American”

The American (Focus Features, 2010) That’s a pissed-looking George Clooney with a gun on the cover, so The American must be a...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: Critics, Audiences Relieved as Bummer Summer Ends

Was this the worst summer ever for movies? Depends on whom you ask. One acquaintance said 2000 was the low point, and stuck to it even when...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Memphis Beat”

Memphis Beat is missing something. The latest nighttime drama from TNT premieres tonight at 10 PM (ET). It’s yet another cop procedural...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “The Men Who Stare at Goats”

Ewan McGregor stars with Academy Award winners George Clooney, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges in The Men Who Stares at Goats. It’s a film...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: Oscar Losses Don’t Deflate “Up in the Air”

One of the few upsets at this year’s tepid Academy Awards was Precious beating Up in the Air for Best Adapted Screenplay. The film had...

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Books, Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Ayn Rand’s Shangri-La of Self-Interest

I tried. I tried so hard. You’ve gotta believe me when I tell you how I tried and tried to finish Ayn Rand’s oversize chronicle of...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: George Clooney Stares at “Goats”

Critics have split over The Men Who Stare at Goats -- some find it an amusing military satire, while others reject it as unfunny...

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Random Road Movie Edition

Waldorf: "He's doing it! He's writing about road movies!" Statler: "Amazing!" Waldorf: "Astounding!" Statler: "Boooor-ing!" ...

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21st-Century Digital Boy, Television

21st Century Digital Boy: “ER” (D.O.A.), Watching the “Detective,” and How TV Can “Mann” Up

If you’re a TV junkie, you’re waiting for the end of an era, or reeling from a hairpin, unorthodox beginning of a new one...

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Film, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Sydney Pollack (1934-2008)

“If I had to label myself in some way, I would describe myself as a kind of traditionalist, I suppose, in terms of cinema. Clearly,...