Popdose Flashback 1973: We Love (John) Candy

We don’t often agree on things among the Popdose Staff. Ask us what we feel about “How Much I Feel” by Ambrosia, the solo albums of Ben Folds, whether George Lucas can ever be forgiven for

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. This time around it’s the Best of Warner Brothers 20 Film Collection Romances. Spanning the years 1938 through 2008, this new collection is a ...

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

It’s easy to be cynical about a show like The Dean Martin Variety Show. For a modern audience, a show like this one could seem very old fashioned. However, what I gained from digging into a couple of hours of Dean ...

Box Office Flashback: March 28, 1990

As the latest round of would-be blockbusters packs ’em in at a theater near you, Popdose looks back at the box office totals of yesteryear. This week we revisit the top ten films of March 28, 1990!

10. Hard to Kill (distributor: ...

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

February 4th sees the arrival of the James Cameron-produced Sanctum, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Nothing  goes together quite like “I love you” and terror beneath the sea.

Cameron’s got more than a little bit of an issue with ...

DVD Review: “Toy Story 3″

Toy Story 3 (Disney, 2010)

It’s (sigh) Election Day. But cheer up, folks; it’s also “Toy Story Tuesday,” the day that the biggest animated hit ever, Toy Story 3, hits your home theater. So turn that frown upside down and ...

Box Office Flashback: October 29, 1996

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 October 29, 1996!

10. To Gillian on Her ...

13 of My Favorite ’80s Slasher Films

I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again: I am a huge fan of horror films and my favorite type of horror film is the 1980s slasher movie. While the slasher genre arguably got its start during the 1960s ...

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 system!) – and can tell us why The Man is so unhip.

Class, today’s discussion concerns the ...

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 low roar, you know it’s gotta be a rough week for the Catholic Church.

The church’s most ...