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Smart Move, Seth

Some quick links for your Wednesday: Good for Seth MacFarlane to pretty much give the world the middle finger by saying he doesn’t want to host the Oscars again. What the frigg did anyone expect? The opening number basically looked and felt like a live-action Family Guy episode. The Lincoln assassination joke sounds exactly like [...]

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Lingering Questions: The Royal Tenenbaums

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox Sunday column in the Pocono Record.) No movie is free from lingering questions. Even if it’s seemingly perfect, you still can’t help but be bothered by a certain scene or line on repeat viewings. In that spirit, here comes The Royal Tenenbaums, director Wes Anderson’s classic 2001 [...]

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Later, Lights

 Some links to get you to the weekend … The deck was stacked against Lights Out from the get-go. Boxing show. Starless. Slow-moving. TV shows like that just don’t have much success — and Lights Out never did. It’s a good show, better than most on TV now, but ultimately, just not good enough to [...]

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Ratings the Awards Shows

When CBS airs the 53rd Grammy Awards on Sunday, it will be the show’s 53rd attempt at getting it right — because the show still doesn’t have the right formula. It’s not alone, since in the dearth of entertainment industry awards shows, there are very few that have gotten it right. Here’s a look at [...]

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Movie Catch-Up of 2010, Part 2

Big news! It’s been a couple months since we did one because the interest was starting to die off, but there will be a PopRox live chat at 11 a.m. Tuesday to talk about the Oscar nominations. The ceremony to announce the awards is 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. So watch the ceremony or read about it, digest all [...]

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No Oscar for Stiller, Please!

(FYI, thoughts on the Sons of Anarchy finale are at the bottom because it’s spoiler-heavy …) Suffice it to say, I’m still catching up on 2010 movies. Technically, that’s like saying last night’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was a quiet little affair — both big understatements. Once the TV season stalls out in about a week or [...]

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Another Weekend, Another Bomb

Chat time! Well, soon, at least. Here’s the reminder that there will be another live PopRox chat Friday at noon, the first of a monthly series of live chats. From now on, we’ll be doing a live chat on the first Friday of every month at noon.  Bad news — I’ll be the one doing it. Good news — [...]

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Buy a T-shirt! And the hottest DWTS cast. Ever.

One quick plug before we roll into a super-sized edition of PopRox to try and make up for slacking lately: Buy a T-shirt! Now! Seriously, we’re selling these T-shirts in conjunction with the Great Pocono Weight Race. They’re $15, and all the proceeds will go to the Diabetic Education Program at Pocono Medical Center. We’re trying [...]

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