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 ...

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: “Dead Man Walking”

The execution of Troy Davis was cause for me to revisit Dead Man Walking, the 1995 drama written and directed by Tim Robbins. Adapted from Sister Helen Prejean’s book of the same name, the film stars Susan Sarandon and Sean ...

The Popdose Guide to Madonna: Part 1

In the summer of 1958, three of the biggest stars pop music would ever see were born — Prince, Madonna and Michael Jackson. All three are, for what it’s worth, enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And in the ...

DVD Review: “Fair Game”

Fair Game is the latest film from director Doug Liman, the man behind Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Go and The Bourne Identity. Liman draws upon all three action paced movies (especially the Bourne movie) to give Fair Game, the account of ...

Box Office Flashback: January 28, 1982

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters lines up at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of January 28, 1982!

10. Reds (distributor: Paramount; release ...

No Concessions: The Film Four, or All You Need is YouTube

As you might have heard, the Beatles albums have been remastered, in a format called “CD.” (“Compact disc,” right? I owned some of those back when I had hair.) Not that you would know from this site—Popdose has done a lousy job ...