SUNDAY CENTS: On closer ‘Inception’

Posted by · 12:56 pm · July 18th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Alright, let’s talk about “Inception.” People have been salivating over this thing since before it even went into production and the marketing campaign Warner Bros. put together was pretty top notch. The director was coming off the biggest film of the decade (at that time) and […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: Celebrity ‘Apprentice’

Posted by · 12:22 pm · July 16th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Hey gang, it’s the weekend we’ve all been waiting for. “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” finally opens and satisfies our bloodlust for not one, but two fantasy collaborations between the Walt Disney company and Jerry Bruckheimer per summer. Perhaps only Pixar can rival their impressive streak of quality […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: WTF?

Posted by · 3:47 pm · July 11th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Forget everything I said about it being ballsy marketing your movie with a bunch of unknown, potentially scene-stealing creatures. I forget that if the creatures are at all adorable, then you automatically debut with $60 million at the box office. Seriously. What happened with “Despicable Me?” […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: I ain’t got time to bleed

Posted by · 4:27 pm · July 9th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Summer keeps puttering along and based on the reaction to Kris’s multiple posts on the subject, we’re all just biding our time until “Inception” comes out. I knew people wanted to see it, but I can’t remember the last time people were refreshing their browsers to […]

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Brody-V-P

Posted by · 5:02 pm · October 6th, 2009

Yeah, not Oscar related at all (well, kinda), but you tell me.  Can you see Adrien Brody as a badass dude fighting some predators?  Really?

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What the $%@& is up with all the rehashing, Tinseltown?

Posted by · 10:27 am · June 4th, 2009

Doesn’t it just feel like you’re Arnold over there lately, strapped into that chair and force-fed the disgusting mindwipe that is Hollywood product these days? Patrick Goldstein has written a piece that touches on something that has been digging further and further under my skin the last couple of weeks: Hollywood’s disgusting rehashing of previous […]

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