10 Movies…With Endearing Strippers (Like ‘Afternoon Delight’)

I’ve never been to a strip club, not just because they’re degrading to women, but because they’re degrading to everybody. A red-lit room with “college students” sadly gyrating to a Warrant song doesn’t sound great. And Hollywood has spoiled me on strippers—I ...

Film Review: “We’re the Millers”

For various reasons, I haven’t written about new movies for some time, but I have been seeing them. A few thumbnail impressions: I regret that the superior Pacific Rim got lost in a tangle of big-budget duds that imploded around it. ...

7 Movie Franchises With Way Too Many Sequels

Now that Disney owns George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise, we already know that Episode VII is a done deal and that VIII and IX are coming unless something unexpected happens. It’s also quite likely that before long the series will see ...

Valentine’s Day Character Crushes!

So this is Valentine’s Day? They can keep it! OK, so maybe I shouldn’t be saying that, after all I’m hitched and as a decent ...

(Web)TV on DVD Review: “Wainy Days: Seasons 1-4″

David Wain isn’t as well known as some of his former cast mates from the comedy troupe, The State. While Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, Kerri Kenney and Thomas Lennon have carved out nice careers for themselves as actors, Wain’s post ...

Defending Katherine Heigl…at the expense of Jennifer Aniston

During what will hopefully be converted into a roundtable discussion about the posters for the upcoming movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting – which quickly devolved into ‘I’d hit that’ speak, much to Kelly Stitzel’s dismay – someone jokingly ...

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 ...

Popdose Roundtable: Big Screen, Big Deal

Recently, E! Online posted its list of the projected movie hits for 2011. To the informed reader, it all seemed as much barrel + fish + semi-automatic weapon = box office gold. Never at a loss for opinion, the Popdose Staff took ...

Trailer Trash: “The Bounty Hunter”

Who needs to watch the damn movies? Dave Matos and Mikey Newman don’t, thanks to their patented movie review system, which tells them everything they need to know about all the new releases simply by watching the trailers — and now, thanks ...

The Producers: “Rock Star,” Missing Cheese, and the End

Music production for film is a different animal from the music production I was used to; once you’ve assembled and installed the band in the studio, you’re all sitting in the control room literally on call to turn out ...