Idol Chatter
November 2008 Archives

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert is turning his wry wit toward Christmas. His comedy special, “A Colbert Christmas” airs this Sunday at 10 p.m. and it will skewer the festivities of the season before the season’s really begun. As Colbert points […]

In “Fanboys”–coming to theaters February 6, 2009–a group of friends obsessed with Star Wars plot to break into George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch to steal an early copy of “Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.” The movie stars Dan Fogler, […]

Hollywood is a conspiracy, all right. Movies tell the same stories over and over again, Hollywood thinking that we won’t notice if the movies show ogres or animals fall in love and live happily ever after, or that the planet […]

I learned several things at a recent “Twilight” movie release party at my local Borders bookstore: 1. Mixing a strawberry smoothie with chocolate syrup to create a blood-like berry blast results in a rather tasty treat 2. The C.I.A. should […]

Okay, “Twilight” fans–if you are an Edward-and-Bella junkie and a Christian, you’ve got some work cut out for you. Apparently, the “Twilight” movie (and the “Twilight” series) are helpful for bringing “unbelievers” to Jesus, and The Christian Post will show […]

I remember Prince for his risque lyrics and videos back in my middle school and teen years, when “Purple Rain” was his claim to fame. My mother forbid me to see the movie and listen to his music, at least […]

In post WWII Germany, a teenage boy and a mysterious older woman begin an affair and become a part of each other’s lives in ways you would not expect. The film stars Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes and it opens […]

When celebrities become the object of affection for millions of fans there are often a few fanatics who take the adoration too far. Such was the case of former American Idol contestant Paula Goodspeed who committed suicide several days ago […]

Whew! I think I might be able to sleep tonight. I just read that Stephen Baldwin will not be leaving the country after all, now that Barack Obama has become president, something my fellow Idol Chatter blogger Esther Kustanowitz has […]

In this Disney animated film–which hits theaters on Friday–a dog who plays a superhero on TV goes on a cross-country adventure. The movie stars the voices of Miley Cyrus and John Travolta.