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Surprises and Snubs from the Oscar Nominations

(This is a preview of the PopRox column in the Sunday Pocono Record, but is pretty timely today.) The biggest surprises and the most frustrating snubs after Thursday’s Oscar nominations announcement, a day in which I predicted all of the nine best picture nominees, though I was overzealous and named one that didn’t make the [...]

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Why I Don’t Bother with Twilight

(This is a just-for-you preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. Unless you love Twilight. Then it’s probably not for you.) It’s not like I’m averse to vampires. I’m still a huge fan of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel TV series, enough so that I have bought multiple comic books. I’m [...]

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Dumb and Dumber and Dumber and Dumber (and Dumber, etc.)

So the schedule around here has been completely shot the last few weeks for a variety of reason I won’t bother you with. I try to stay on a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday (Sunday column preview)-Friday (Weekend Fun Guide) schedule, but it just hasn’t happened lately. Yesterday it was because I got stuck at the track all afternoon. [...]

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Comic-Con 2010 Pick Up

2011 already seemed old at this weekend’s Comic-Con. Just a couple years ago, it was considered pretty groundbreaking when a movie cast/team would show up at Comic-Con to promote a movie that wasn’t premiering for another year. When the Iron Man cast did it in 2007 to tout the 2008 release, trailer in hand, people thought [...]

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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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