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Spader or No Spader?

(Programming note: There’s a good chance this is my last blog until July 18 or 19, I’m on vacation next week. If I get the chance, I may blog Thursday morning about the Emmy nominees, but can’t guarantee it. Have a good week everyone!) Right now all we can do is blindly speculate as to […]

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Oscar Picks, and Charlie Sheen is Untouchable

Before we get to Oscar picks: Apparently all it takes to get me interested in this Charlie Sheen thing is him standing over the CBS studios with an atomic bomb in his back pocket laughing manically while he thinks about dropping — and then does. For the last couple months, I couldn’t have cared less about […]

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Talkin’ Oscar

Little short on time, but yesterday was probably the first time I was in the same room with two Oscar nominees. Or at least two Oscar nominees five days before the Oscars in which they’re nominated. That happened yesterday at Honesdale High School of all places, where Mark Ruffalo (best supporting actor for Kids Are […]

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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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Best Bets for Best Picture

Got some really good news. Well, I think it’s really good news. The PopRox live chat scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday to talk about Oscar nominations will NOT be behind the PoconoRecord.com paywall and will be FREE for all users. I’m pretty friggin’ happy about that. When the Pocono Record started the paywall a couple months ago, I made […]

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Thanks for a Great Year!

This is probably the last post of 2010, so I just wanted to take a minute and sincerely thank everyone who’s been a reader this year. Not just faithful readers, but all readers. It boggles my mind that people find anything I have to say even remotely interesting. I’m just a guy with a keyboard, […]

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It’s Not Hard — Sucky Movies Equal Sucky Returns

Time for our reminders of the week: The monthly PopRox chat is set for Friday at noon. Yesterday I asked for suggestions on a name for this monthly activity and got a great suggestion from ace Pocono Record designer Andrea Higgins: “The PopRox Nooner.” Good luck to anyone trying to beat that out. Friday at noon […]

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The Summer That Was

The good news about the box office for the weekend is that all three of the new releases were non-sequels, one of the few times that’s happened this summer. The bad news is that there’s probably already an Expendables 2 script being written right now, the other two were book adaptations and Scott Pilgrim laid […]

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Who Will Be on Hollywood’s Next A-list?

We’re starting to kick around ideas for a PopRox podcast — or what we’re going to call the “Popcast.” Get it? Great. Just a 15-20 minute audio or video file of me bitching about the latest Avengers rumor, extrapolating the reasons why Mad Men is the best show on TV or talking about the best […]

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Comic Book Movie News

We got our five winners for the Wurst Festival tickets, thanks to everyone who entered! there’s going to be another contest coming up in a couple weeks, so keep an eye out for it. Right to the links: So much for Marvel not keeping Hulk on The Avengers roster. Looks like Mark Ruffalo could take […]

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