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Not the Best Day to Die Hard

Links, and a spoiler-heavy review for A Good Day to Die Hard down at the bottom if that interests you: When you do a sequel, you want to have certain nods to the former movie without making it a total copy off the first one (*cough* Hangover 2 *cough cough*). It’s a tough line to […]

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The Transformation of Disney, For Better or Worse

(This is a preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record.) One of my favorite random Simpsons gags came in the season six episode, The PTA Disbands. Principal Skinner takes the Springfield Elementary kids to a historic Civil War battlefield site, which offered free admission the previous year. When he’s told this year’s cost […]

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What Exactly Constitutes a “Comeback”?

Just one more day to enter to win Ed Lover tickets for Saturday night, check out all the details and rules on how enter and win! Only caught a little bit of the Grammys last night in between getting the kids to bed and Walking Dead, but I did catch Justin Timberlake’s performance. It was […]

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The Advent of Poconos 3-D

The Poconos has 3-D! Well, not yet, not til Friday, when the Poconos Movieplex unveils its new 3-D screen for the release of Piranha 3-D. And not that it matters to me since I have yet to even consider seeing a 3-D movie, but not having one feels like we’ve been living in some barren Arctic outpost. […]

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