Monthly Archives: July 2010

Is 3-D Over Already?

Second warning — the next PopRox live chat is coming next Friday at noon. That means next week I’ll be reminding you pretty much every day, so be ready for that. Another live blog warning: If you’re a live blog fan, or a NASCAR fan, or both, we’ve got a couple going this weekend for [...]

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Trailer Day

Here’s your first reminder/warning, of which there will be plenty more — another PopRox chat is coming. We’re all set for Aug. 6 at noon, a week from Friday. I’m gonna lay down some ground rules next week so we don’t get a repeat of the July 2 chat, just so we know what you [...]

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Comic-Con 2010 Pick Up

2011 already seemed old at this weekend’s Comic-Con. Just a couple years ago, it was considered pretty groundbreaking when a movie cast/team would show up at Comic-Con to promote a movie that wasn’t premiering for another year. When the Iron Man cast did it in 2007 to tout the 2008 release, trailer in hand, people thought [...]

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Comic-Con is Upon Us — Just Don’t Get Too Crazy

I’m late because of the I-80 tractor-trailer crash — an hour in that slop — so let’s get right to it: Time for Comic-Con! For the next five days, you will be deluged with news from movies and TV that come out of the celebrity panels, and don’t think for a second any of it [...]

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Who Will Be on Hollywood’s Next A-list?

We’re starting to kick around ideas for a PopRox podcast — or what we’re going to call the “Popcast.” Get it? Great. Just a 15-20 minute audio or video file of me bitching about the latest Avengers rumor, extrapolating the reasons why Mad Men is the best show on TV or talking about the best [...]

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Comic Book Movie News

We got our five winners for the Wurst Festival tickets, thanks to everyone who entered! there’s going to be another contest coming up in a couple weeks, so keep an eye out for it. Right to the links: So much for Marvel not keeping Hulk on The Avengers roster. Looks like Mark Ruffalo could take [...]

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It Could End No Other Way

We’re backed up so let’s hit the links. Gonna pick the winners for the Wurst Festival tickets later this afternoon, and I’ll post the winner tomorrow. It’s confirmed now what we pretty much already knew — Edward Norton won’t be playing the Hulk in The Avengers movie. Both sides are saying talks were in progress for [...]

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Free Wurst Tickets!

Contest time! I just got five pairs of tickets to the Poconos’ Wurst Festival at Shawnee Mountain, good for EITHER July 17 or 18 (not a two-day pass). Let’s make this easy — just e-mail me with your name, age, residence and daytime contact info and you’re entered. You can get a good idea of the [...]

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Pinch Me — the Emmys Got It (Close to) Right

Every year I loathe Emmy Nomination Day. Every year, I get my hopes up that the best work in this golden age of TV will be recognized. I wake up hopeful, charged-up and with my fingers crossed. Every year, those hopes are dashed when the likes of Boston Legal and Two and a Half Men get nominated [...]

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TV Shows That Need to Be on DVD

Hope everyone had a wild — but safe – Fourth of July. I’m still having involuntary spasms in my neck, which I’m blaming on being traumatized from the constant boom of fireworks around my house Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. I’m shocked that so many people have access to highly illegal and dangerous fireworks, but hey, [...]

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