To answer your question: Yes, the fourth season premiere of Mad Men (this Sunday!) is outstanding. All of the energy and momentum that Matthew Weiner created during the criminally good season three finale is not only maintained, but built upon with the determination of upwardly mobile couple adding a floor to their starter house. If you’re Read More
If you hear Comic-Con and think “Ain’t It Cool talkbacker,” then it might be time to recalibrate that air of superiority. The ‘Con — as some nerds call it; ahem — has become a mid-summer Mecca for all things pop culture. Put it this way: James Cameron screened 25 minutes of Avatar there last summer Read More
2010 has turned into quite the banner year for journalists hoping to interview Bill Murray. For whatever the reason — perhaps a New Year’s resolution to return the calls made to his infamous 800-number — the notoriously elusive Murray is suddenly kind of everywhere! The result has pulled back the curtain to reveal a guy who Read More
While the will they or won’t they status of the Arrested Development movie seems to change every month (current status: they will!), creator Mitch Hurwitz is doing his best to recreate the cult series on his new Fox sitcom, Running Wilde. There’s the premise — Will Arnett plays a spoiled and obstuse developmentally arrested oil Read More
As it turns out, people do still see live-action movies in theaters! Here’s a breakdown of the top five.
1. Inception: $60.4 million (new)
For an original film that runs for nearly two-and-a-half hours and doesn’t lend itself to selling lunchboxes or toys, a $60 million opening is anything but a disappointment. To wit: Inception Read More
It’s the weekend you waited months for — The Sorcerer’s Apprentice comes out! Oh, and a little something called Inception too. Here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
What’s the story: For his follow-up to The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan assembled an ensemble of GQ-ready men (Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cillian Murphy, Tom Read More
Yesterday, when HBO announced that they were going ahead with a series order for Luck, most of the internet met the news with a collective shrug. Not because Luck isn’t poised to be one of the most highly anticipated shows of 2011 — spoiler: it already is — but because of course HBO picked it Read More
While you get ready to have your mind blown by Inception, the Hollywood machine keeps moving forward — always looking for the next summer blockbuster. Or in this case: sequel. Well, third sequel to be exact. Despite the lackluster performance of Knight & Day, Paramount has reiterated their commitment to Tom Cruise and Mission: Impossible Read More
Maybe Moneyball won’t be so bad after all? It was just a year ago when the adaptation of Michael Lewis’ seemingly unadaptable baseball tome was all abuzz. That version — with Brad Pitt lined up to play the book’s central figure, Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane — was to be helmed by Steven Read More
5 Fearless Emmy Predictions: Glee, Amy Poehler and Read More