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Post-Oscar Thoughts and Kevin Smith the Trailblazer

Sorry it’s been so long without some straight links, so here we go: I’m not buying, at all, that King’s Speech is the new favorite for the best picture Oscar simply because it got the most nominations. It’s far inferior to Social Network and Inception and Social Network has all the momentum even though it […]

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Poconos Got Talent

One local note, which is probably the only way I’d pump a reality show, because it has a local tie. Tomorrow at Mount Airy Casino Resort there will be open auditions for America’s Got Talent, NBC’s summer answer to American Idol, which is actually this century’s answer to Star Search. The auditions start at 11 a.m. […]

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The Weekend Awaits

First notice — we’re two weeks away from another PopRox chat. Just thought I’d throw that out there. Today’s links: This is always the most depressing box office week of the year, when studios trot out its trailer trash hoping to get some kind of return on the fact that it’s still summer, even though the movies […]

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The Rise and Fall (and Rise?) of Craig Kilborn

Not to slam on local TV station Fox 56, but the actions it took last year — actions perfectly within its right and power — are now keeping most of us in the Poconos from seeing the new Craig Kilborn talk show, The Kilborn File. I’m just not whether to thank them or not. The […]

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Movie theaters take another shot in the chest

We predict a lot of things around here, most of them are pretty scatterbrained thoughts fueled by staying up too late the night before watching the FX rebroadcast of Justified (a perfect segue to announce we’ll be doing a review of some new midseason TV shows tomorrow). So it’s tough to remember if I predicted there […]

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