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December 2009 Archives

Of all of the holidays, New Year’s Eve is the that has sort of gotten a raw deal from Hollywood. I mean, there are lots of Christmas and Easter movies. Many are rooted in our Independance Day, and the number […]

If you are one of those who hangs out at the intersection of faith and culture, I’m sure you’ve seen a few of the “Top Ten” lists about religious and/or spiritual films. Of the “Decade’s Top Ten…” lists, these are […]

Of all of the “best of” posts, articles, surveys and stories that have marked the end of this year and decade, perhaps none captured the state of pop culture more than USA Today’s headline story Thursday. “Nobodies walk the path […]

I confess I have a girl crush on Tina Fey and an aw-shucks crush on Steve Carell. Love slightly disheveled Liz Lemon of “30 Rock.” Love slightly out-of-tune Michael Scott of “The Office.” Looking forward to next year, “Date Night” […]

There is an entertaining new DVD out this week, “The Weather Gir.l”

Are you one of those people that puts off vacations? Going to that fancy restaurant for the exact, right fancy occasion? Opening that bottle of wine you’ve been saving for the appropriate, equally special event to occur in your life? […]

A divine musical union could be in the works for 2010 if wild and edgy pop singer <a href="" target="_blank" >ady Gagacollaborates with classic and homespun Susan Boyle. The Sun quotes Lady Gaga admiring the “Britain’s Got Talent” star: “I love […]

The top 50 television shows of the decade, according to Time Out New York.

Of all the reviews out there, I found myself agreeing the most with a guy named Matt Bronson of, who wrote that “Sherlock Holmes” was “not a great film by any stretch of the imagination” but granted that “director […]

Did you see “Avatar“? I’ve waited to post on it so as not to give it away, or throw water on the fire of what for many seems to have been a powerful experience. I thought it was Big. New. […]

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