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If the DVD Wars Haven’t Begun Already, They Have Now

Way too light on local links this week. What, is everyone still hungover? In the absence of that, let’s hit some links: Hollywood studios don’t like being taken advantage of. So when they built a business model in the early 90s that depended on DVD sales, they just didn’t expect things like Netflix, Redbox or OnDemand [...]

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The New Halloween Movie Champ

Monday links: There can’t be more than five or six fans of Saw left out there, but those who are will be disappointed to learn it now has been officially supplanted as the Halloween franchise of hollywood’s choice. That mantle now belongs solely to Paranormal Activity after it just set an October opening weekend record [...]

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Revisiting the Summer Movie Slate and Looking to the Fall

Rain or no rain, we can still hit the links: It’s the Tuesday after Labor Day. Kids are back in school. It’s cold. The only thing that says it’s still summer is the date. That makes this as good a time as any to go back and assess my summer movie box office predictions from May. My predictions: 1. Tranny [...]

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Live Chat Coming Friday, Now with More Giveaways!

OK, so here’s the incentive coming for the PopRox live chat at noon Friday: I’ll be giving away two tickets to see 311 and Sublime with Rome at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York. I’ve been recently informed that it’s a one hour, 50 minute drive from East Stroudsburg, so it’s kinda like [...]

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Green Lantern: Bomb or Success?

We’re picking the finalist essays for the KISS tickets today, make sure you check out Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record to read them, then vote for your favorite! We’ll be revealing the winner of the contest in a live PopRox chat next Friday at noon. Stop by and talk all things pop culture [...]

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Local Chef Speaks After Winning Reality Show

Win. KISS. Tickets. That is all, except to mention the deadline to enter is tomorrow. Told you last week about Pocono Mountain grad Chef JJ Johnson who went on Bravo’s new reality cooking show Rocco’s Dinner Party with the chance to take home $20,000. And that’s just what he did, as he won the weekly competition [...]

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Hollywood’s Recipe for the Perfect Dad

Sick of hearing about this KISS ticket contest we’re staging. Tough noogies. We’ve got about five days to let people know about the contest, and you’ll definitely be hearing about it if you keep reading. I’ll try to keep it short though. Like this. In that spirit — PopRox live chat July 1! Happy Father’s [...]

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My Best Friend’s Sister’s Brother’s Boyfriend’s Girlfriend Said Ferris Bueller Turns 25 Today

Linkage now, concert announcement tomorrow (sorry for the delay): Here’s your latest pop culture anniversary to make you feel really, really old. 25 years ago today, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off hit theaters. 25 friggin’ years ago. I’m pretty sure I just felt a bunch of hair fall off my head and my back start to [...]

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The Modern Era of Comic Book Movies

It’s been 11 years since X-Men forced the hand of Hollywood, compelling it to take a second look at the viability of our favorite comic book heroes on the big screen. Always thought to be too geeky or genre-specific, the release of the original X-Men movie in 2000 proved what most of us already knew: That comic books [...]

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Finale Recaps, Green Lantern and TV Changes

As per the usual, if you came around looking for thoughts on the American Idol, Dancing with the Stars or Oprah finales, you’re in the wrong place. Sorry, but it would take some kind of martial law situation to get me to watch any of those. Some spoiler-filled finale recaps are down yonder on the [...]

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