Tag: Mickey Rourke

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Movies That Were Comeback Vehicles (to Prepare You for “Iron Man 3” With Robert Downey Jr.)

Downey headlines this week’s Iron Man 3, his fourth outing as the billionaire Robocop. He’s one of the biggest stars in the world and...

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Comics and Graphic Novels, Extra Medium, Film

Extra Medium #2: The X-Men of Denny’s

Comics don’t stay in comics. For better or worse, most comics are produced in the hopes they will lead to films, cartoons, action...

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Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: “Best Worst Movie,” and a Mixed-Bag Blockbuster Sequel

“Aging Gen-Xer Doesn’t Find Bad Movies Funny Anymore” read a headline in The Onion last year, and, no joke, it might as well have...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Putting the Pedal to the Metal

Earlier this week I took a group of underprivileged kids to see the first big blockbuster of the summer movie season, Iron Man 2. Or at...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection -- pop culture style! It's all in Episode 8...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Summer Shorts, with Woody, Coppola, “Tony Manero,” and Zowie Bowie

Got your ticket stub, your popcorn, and your extra large soda? Meet Bob Cashill in the No Concessions lobby, where he's waiting to tell you...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Men Behaving Badly (And One, Very Well)

Bob Cashill is back for another week of film reviews -- and for this edition of No Concessions, he digs into The Hangover,...

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Film, Music

Long, Cold Winter: The Music of “The Wrestler”

Mickey Rourke got all sorts of accolades in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler -- but, as Cory Frye observes, the film's soundtrack has...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Michael Stipe

With this week's installment of Unsolicited Advice, Rob Smith's uncle Don Skwatzenschitz becomes the latest in a long line of people to try...

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No Concessions

No Concessions: Academy Awards Night

Even if you don’t like what the Academy Awards represent–those questionable nominees, that PR flackery, all the...

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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture: Earnest Goes to the Movies

I recently had the pleasure of watching Darren Aronofsky’s film The Wrestler.  This was after I wrote my Oscar tirade, though...