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Top 20 Movies of 2012

My favorite blog post of the year, my top 20 movies of 2012. Yeah, it’s late. But since I don’t actually review movies, I don’t get them sent to me by the studio. I gotta schlep around and wait for them to come to a local theater. That also means I haven’t seen everything that [...]

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Learning from the Spirit Awards

Wednesday links that I write while hoping I’ll never get stuck with a heroin needle by a crazy man: Let’s hope no one got ahead of themselves and made any signs that said, “Pocono Pines, Home of the Only 2-Time Dancing with the Stars Champion Kelly Monaco.” She lost last night. Maybe I won’t be [...]

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Let’s All Assess the Future Prospects of Will Smith

Post Memorial Day, get-back-to-work links. So if they’re a little off … whatever. Let’s all bury the potential profitability of the summer movie season because two troubled productions — Battleship and MIB3 — performed poorly over the last two weeks. Oh, really? A movie that was undergoing constant script revisions, took a planned or unplanned month-long hiatus [...]

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Modern Family Swearing, LL Rising, Cougar Town Returning and More

Normally, I’d take any opportunity to stick it to the Hollywood studio machine. So under normal circumstances, this Internet blackout thing would be right up my alley. But a couple of things intervened: 1. Because of my schedule (took a four-day weekend for my nephew’s first birthday in Virginia Beach, I’m not apologizing for that), I haven’t put [...]

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Going Beyond the Franchises of 2012

This is a preview of what’s coming in Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. You already know about the big ones — Batman, James Bond, The Avengers, Spider-Man, The Hobbit, The Hunger Games. Yeah, 2012 is chock-full of your favorite heroes and mystical places, but that’s not all there is. The 2012 movie slate [...]

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