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June 2009 Archives

All movies based on successful novels are going to suffer by comparison with the book for those that have an attachment to the book. Jodi Picoult’s bestseller “My Sister’s Keeper” was a deeply moving, thought-provoking novel that touched women, in […]

The marketing department over at video game company Electronic Arts (EA) are geniuses! As promotion for an upcoming video game, Dante’s Inferno, they staged a fake protest outside their recent video game conference in Los Angelos. According to the website […]

What a sad day in celebrity news. First Farrah Fawcett’s death and now Michael Jackson Media outlets–including TMZ are reporting that the 50-year-old pop star has died after suffering from cardiac arrest. Michael Jackson wrote this piece for Beliefnet in […]

Even though I am a film buff, I would be the first to say that the Oscars is slowly but surely marching itself into pop culture obscurity. Yesterday’s announcement that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will “broaden […]

As Holly Rossi over at Fresh Living has posted, Farrah Fawcett is reportedly in grave condition and has been given her last rites, a Catholic ceremony performed by a priest for the dying. Her family and friends have gathered at […]

At about this time every summer I begin to look desperately for a change of pace at the Cineplex. I am tired of action packed blockbusters, and even broad, recycled comedies like “The Proposal” don’t quite do for it for […]

So my esteemed fellow blogger, Esther Kustanowitz beat me to the punch by posting the hilarious Buffy vs. Edward video-mash-up flying around the net these last couple of days. But in addition to the sheer enjoyment provided by watching one […]

If you’re like me, you know the best thing you can do is take something you already love, and add three simple things: a colon, and the two words “The Musical.” For instance: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Musical.” “Night […]

Check out Movie Mom’s review of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”, which releases today. In this sequel to 2007’s “Transformers,” where Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) becomes caught in the middle of a war between the Autobots and the Decepticons after […]

You knew it was bound to happen in the age of the YouTube video mashup: just because Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Edward, the broody vamp from “Twilight,” exist in different media doesn’t mean they shouldn’t work together. I mean, […]