Tag Archives: back to the future

The Day the Movie Music Died

People spent Tuesday dissecting the snubs and surprises of the Oscar nominations, but only a few seemed to notice just two songs were nominated for best original song. You know when else that happened? Never. It was the first time only two original songs were nominated in a category that once was considered one of the most […]

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Predicting the Holiday Weekend Box Office

Some programming notes. There’s a new crop of trailers that have come out in the last month, so I’m gonna be reviewing a bunch of them Wednesday. On Thursday I’m putting out my top 10 TV shows of the year list and then they’ll be in Sunday’s PopRox column in the paper. We’ll try to […]

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The Avengers Trailer is Here to Make You Apathetic

In the next couple days, I’m planning on doing an all-trailer review blog since the final holiday movie trailers are all out. But there was one I couldn’t help doing today … The Avengers trailer is here! The Avengers trailer is here! And it’s … kinda boring. Some baddie we never see blows up a […]

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One More Season for Breaking Bad but the End of In Plain Sight

ZZ Top ticket winner getting pulled at 2 p.m., if you want in, you better enter before then. On to the links: Finally, some good news for AMC. It finally got a deal in place to run one final season of Breaking Bad, a 16-episode one to boot. That’s probably a good compromise since Sony […]

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Back to the Future … Again

Programming note — I’m on vacation next week and most likely won’t be blogging at all. I probably won’t be back until Oct. 26. I’ll try to throw in some Facebook posts or tweets in that time, but I won’t be around to blog. Sorry. Hopefully when I come back the blog will still be […]

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Superman, The Avengers and the (somewhat) baffling career of Keanu Reeves

Let’s try to get back on schedule here and start with some housecleanibatman, ng. The Nooner with PopRox live chat is the first Friday of every month at noon, and that means we have another one coming up Friday. Just a way to make time go quicker at work where we talk about anything and everything […]

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Rescue Me from Boredom

Two reminders, the same two reminders we’ll have all week: Reminder 1: The season finale of Rescue Me is tonight. Just kidding. The actual reminder is that we’re doing another PopRox live chat Friday at noon. We’ve had fun with these so far, so we’re going to keep doing them as long as it stays […]

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The Best Summer Movie of All Time

How would you define the best summer movie of all time? Over at Cinematical, they’re trying to figure out just that with 64-summer-movie tournament, a great idea I should have thought of first. Crap. The problem is it becomes a popularity contest. Oh really, Star Wars is getting crazy amounts of votes? Who would have […]

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