Advertising products they'd never endorse in the United States, American celebrities have always looked to Japan for extra income. Which is a shame, because Americans would have loved to have seen a post-prison James Brown shilling Cup o' Noodles in 1991.
Week of November 16, 2006
The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces.
The Scottish Arms is a wonderful wee place -- and yeah, there's haggis
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies...like Con Air
Week of November 17, 2004
Born Innocent (Persevere Records)
Bring the family to Sing-A-Long Wizard of Oz and walk away with a song in your heart (and a bunch of kazoos in your hand)
Week of August 13, 2003
The comic-book Gentlemen have never been more flat
Berry helps Brosnan get his Irish up in Die Another Day
Week of July 10, 2002
Week of April 17, 2002
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
The new Dr. Seuss adaptation is more cynical than the Grinch ever was