Tag: Tom Hanks

America's Favorite Baseball Movies

Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Baseball Movies Edition

You’re probably familiar with Redbox — that’s the company that lets you borrow DVDs from a box outside the supermarket....

Film, No Concessions

Film Review: “Bridge of Spies”

Steven Spielberg has made defining movies about the Civil War (Lincoln) and World War II (Saving Private Ryan and Schindler’s List)...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Paula Abdul, “Knocked Out”

Knocked out? Never say never....

Film, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 10 Movies to Look Forward to That Aren’t “Star Wars”

As I’m sure you’re aware if you’re a watcher of movies, if you were to put together a pie chart measuring anticipation...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Bachelor Party” and “Revenge of the Nerds”

Twenty years later, "Bachelor Party" and "Revenge of the Nerds" are still pretty damn good. ...

Film, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback 1973: We Love (John) Candy

The Popdose Staff uses the event of being an extra to extol the virtues of John Candy....

DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Best of Warner Bros. 20-Film Collection: Romance”

Romance is in the air, as Warner Brothers releases another large collection commemorating the studios 90th Anniversary. ...


Popdose, Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Best of the Dean Martin Variety Show”

The Dean Martin Variety Show offered a little something for everyone. There was music (well, duh) and plenty of laughs, but there was also...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: March 28, 1990

Prostitutes! Excessive partying! Jessica Tandy! These are a few of Charlie Sheen's favorite things, and they all make cameos in this week's...



Don’t Go Near the Water: Film Beneath the Waves

With the release of the James Cameron-produced Sanctum looming, Popdose takes a look at other waterlogged big-screen terrors....


Music, Spare Parts

Springsteen’s Spare Parts: “Where the Bands Are” (1981)

We finish up the River sessions in our alternate look at Bruce Springsteen's career with the almost-exploitative, not-quite-outtakes...


Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Off-Kilter Christmas Movie Edition

When I was a kid, every year around this time I would watch Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. I did this despite the fact that critics...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Toy Story 3”

Bob Cashill rummages through the DVD toybox and out pops "Toy Story 3," the super-successful return of Buzz and Woody and the gang. ...


Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: October 29, 1996

Robert Cass fills in for Jeff Giles this week and takes readers on a Box Office Flashback to October 29, 1996. (Rated R for vulgar language...



13 of My Favorite ’80s Slasher Films

Get out the knives, axes and shish kebobs. Kelly Stitzel brings you a list of some of her favorite '80s slasher films, just in time for...


Books, Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: I’ve Been Ayn Randed!

A homework pass to the first commenter who can identify what inspired this column’s headline – without resorting to the Google (honor...


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,...


Current Events, DVD Reviews, Political Culture

Political Culture: Hell Week for Catholics

When the long-awaited, religiously incendiary sequel to The Da Vinci Code arrives in theaters and the anticipated uproar is reduced to a...



Summer Movie Preview: Ten Films I May or May Not Be Looking Forward To

Hollywood's summer crop is almost ready for market, and Lance Berry's made a list of 10 blockbusters he may (or may not) remember fondly...


Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Various Artists, “Dragnet Original Soundtrack”

Various Artists – Dragnet Original Soundtrack (1987) purchase this album (Amazon) You know, writing about cutouts in the digital age...