Dev Patel

  • Film

    September 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    U.S. Version of Skins: "Most Dangerous" Show Ever

    via MTV:​MTV's new series Skins, an American remake of the drugs-and-sex-filled British series, has been declared by the Parents Television Council "the most dangerous television show for children" that they have ever seen. The New York Daily News quoted the PTC's president Tim Winter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Asians Gone From The Last Airbender

    ​Guy Aoki from Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) isn't going to stay silent about the way he feels Asian actors have been given short shrift in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender. (One plays a villain and some are in supporting roles, but there's not the visibility you'd ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    The Reader 3? It Can't Happen Here!

    I already handed Hollywood a money-making idea by posting a hallucination about The Reader 2, in which Kate Winslet would play a blind Nazi who has to feel the faces of various people to determine if they're Jewish before deciding their destiny. (Stereotypical and offensive? Yes. Heartbreaking and O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Just Say No To The Reader 2

    The holocaust has been an even bigger trophy grabber than ever this past year, so you just know Hollywood will find a way to do yet more crazily inspiring stories about Nazis with disabilities. How long before we're treated to The Reader 2: This Time She's Blind? The heart-tugging sequel can have Ka ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 14, 2009

    Which Half of Brangelina is Getting Shafted by Oscar?

    You read it here first! You'll be all chirpy and happy!

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    What's With Those Golden Globe Nominations?

    As per usual, the Globes went for any movie personality who's famous (Brangelina, Tom Cruise, etc.) and with only a few exceptions dissed actual actors who aren't enormous stars. Uninvited from the buffet table were such underpublicized critical darlings as:

  • Film

    November 12, 2008