By the time Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolan's 2008 The Dark Knight was finally seen by critics and audiences, talk of a posthumous Oscar reached a fever pitch. Naturally, the inclination to compare Ledger's work to past posthumous landmarks proved tempting, and many list ... More >>
2013 saw a number of significant passings: political figures both respected and reviled (Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Hugo Chavez, Ed Koch), sports heroes (Stan Musial), television and film personalities (James Gandolfini, Annette Funicello, Peter O'Toole) and wordsmiths (Roger Ebert, Elmore L ... More >>
Horror, rom com, science fiction -- your days are numbered. Hollywood has a new genre of film to exploit: board game movies. In the wake of the that-looks-so-bad-it-might-be-good Battleship (which is released tomorrow), a number of films are in the works that are inspired by, named after or based on ... More >>
Unreal went to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker and all we got was this lousy story.
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good. Too bad it ain't.
Week of October 20, 2004
Billy Bob doesn't say much, but he's the perfect Man for the Coens' con job
Brad and Julia get pistol-whipped by The Mexican