You'll believe a man can fly -- and is mostly worth watching
Surveying the great diva's checkered film career
Beware: Nicolas Cage wants your offspring
Far from it. An imminent biography of Oscar winner Michael Douglas, written by Marc Eliot, reminds us that The Bodyguard had a long and checkered history before it finally came to the screen in the '90s. As Eliot writes:
What the hail? If you were in New York City yesterday, you are certainly aware of the inclement weather which loudly dumped several inches of rain and quarter-size icerocks on our fair metropolis -- resulting in at least four lightening-related injuries and flooding in subway and highway hubs, acc ... More >>
The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey will be the home of funeral services today for the late Whitney Houston. The church is where Houston first got attention for her voice. The funeral will be livestreamed via the A.P. starting at noon and over 70,000 people have already logged on to wa ... More >>
This is the biggest must-see tragic viewing since Michael Jackson's memorial (though her family wants quite a different feeling -- something smallish and intimate). It will be poignant, tearful, and filled with people who loved and felt for Whitney, as well as some who probably asked too much of he ... More >>
Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner from Taylor Lautner Funny or Die, the comedy film company co-started by Will Ferrell, almost makes the NFL lockout worthwhile with Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout, a deadly little spoof that combines the oh-so-easy-to-parody Field of Dreams with the ... More >>
The crazy born-again Baldwin brother Stephen, a contestant on Celebrity Mole Hawaii, Celebrity Mole Yucatán, Celebrity Apprentice and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, told conservative radio nut job Alex Jones that he'd consider a run for mayor if his big brother Alec does. (He won't.) "I'd s ... More >>
Kevin CostnerIn other words, peen photos. You know--where you can see their noodles through their clothes! Enjoy these now--thank me later.
MmmmmmIt's like your mother always said: you don't know if you like it until you try it. Think about how much you enjoy brussels sprouts now. And they sort of smell like pee, too! BoingBoing was kind enough to point us in the direction of the special Gilpin Family single malt blend, which is ... More >>
After 20 years on NBC, Law & Order has been cancelled (though it may get picked up by TNT). The show had an extraordinary run -- one season shy of a TV drama-series record. So it would seem reasonable to blame its demise on old age and a superfluity of L&O spin-offs, right? Not in rightblogger wor ... More >>
Looking at modern romance in the USA
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Controversial docu-drama imagines a post-Bush scenario
Real-Life Crash DavisesThe Best Players You Probably Never Heard Of
Actors Bite Hand That Feeds,
Insert Foot in Mouth
It Ain't Over Till the Clichés Are Spoken
The optimist's guide to the Millennium's final fall-movie crop
A rundown of the season's movies handpicked for their potential wondrousness or probable woefulness.
A Director and Actor on Their Bracing Balkan Portrait
Inside The Yankee Docudrama