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Let’s All Stop the “Bond is Back” Stuff. Please. Pretty Please.

Short one today, but just remember to thank a veteran: You know what the worst play on words is that we’ve heard about 8 gazillion times for the last week? “Bond is back!” Two reasons: 1. It’s corny and overplayed. The quote whores of movie reviewers (the people who write things in their review purposely [...]

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Holiday Movie Preview, Part 2: Breaking Blockbusters

Blockbusters aren’t just for summer anymore. Now it’s the holiday season’s turn to unleash its biggest movies on us with Bond, Bilbo Baggins, bin Laden and Bella all making appearances: CLOUD ATLAS Release: Friday Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon Twitter premise: Trippy time-traveling yarn about living multiple, inter-connected lives. #itsathinker Why you want [...]

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More of the Most Devoted Pop Culture Fanbases

I loved the idea behind this Vulture ranking of the 25 most devoted pop culture fan bases. It’s a really good read and very informative if you have the time to go through all 25. It’s actually a really good piece of what I define as Internet entertainment journalism these days. It helps that I [...]

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Scatterbrained Links

After writing this for an hour or so, I realized I’m especially cynical and critical and nasty today. Just be aware of that as you read … In today’s good riddance to bad rubbish news – The Killing has finally, mercifully been killed. But then the news gets worse, as it’s being shopped around to another [...]

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Putting Eddie Murphy on Trial

Uh oh, maybe it’s time to hold on to those Eddie Murphy comeback tickets since Tower Heist lost out to a surprisingly effective second week of Puss and Boots. Puss and Boots made just about the same amount last weekend as it did the weekend before, which is almost impossible. Actually, it’s never happened with a [...]

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Paycheck. Big Paycheck.

Linkage: It was only a matter of time before it happened, but James Bond will be back, with Daniel Craig starring and Sam Mendes directing, in 2012. There was just too much easy money at stake for the movie not to happen. It’s not surprising that the movie is getting made, what is surprising is [...]

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There’s This Movie Coming Out, Not Sure If You Heard About It, Stars Downey Jr. …

I really wanted to do the second part of the State of the TV post today, but I’ve accumulated so much news over the last couple days — news you may have missed — that I just can’t avoid going straight links today. Did you know Due Date starts this weekend? No, really, it does! [...]

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Free Wurst Tickets!

Contest time! I just got five pairs of tickets to the Poconos’ Wurst Festival at Shawnee Mountain, good for EITHER July 17 or 18 (not a two-day pass). Let’s make this easy — just e-mail me with your name, age, residence and daytime contact info and you’re entered. You can get a good idea of the [...]

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See You at Noon!

Looks like we’ll have something big to talk about for today’s chat. You know, the PopRox live chat today. At noon. Right here. The big news of today is that those Hollywood types are pretty sneaky. The team behind the new Spider-Man franchise announced Andrew Garfield will be the new Spider-Man, coming to a theater near you exactly [...]

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McClane and Bauer — together?

Life is good when you drive in to work and hear Get It Together by Beastie Boys with Q-Tip, Sublime’s What I Got, Carly Simon’s You’re So Vain, I Alone by Live and The Reflex by Duran Duran pretty much all in a row. So I’ll try and keep this happy today and give you some extra links [...]

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