Vito Corleone has his cat. Dr. Evil has Mr. Bigglesworth. Jabba the Hut has whatever this thing is. Even Hitler had a German Shepard named Blondi.
Villains throughout history have had pets. It's an easy way to humanize them, so that they're not just mustache-twisting caricatures. Sometimes they're ... More >>
By Chris Packham
Total Recall, directed by Len Wiseman, aspires to be less stupid than its 1990 predecessor and kind of succeeds for the first third of the film.
If you subtract all the metaphysical illusion-versus-reality nonsense, Philip K. Dick's Walter Mitty story "We Can Remember It for You W ... More >>
There's a scene in Horrible Bosses in which Jennifer Aniston, playing a dentist who habitually sexually harasses her weakling male hygienist (Charlie Day), repeatedly says the word "pussy." Her character is trying to intimidate his, while the filmmakers attempt to shock the audience with th ... More >>
Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusIt's a journey through a magic mirror where the lead character in the film changes form not because the original script dictated it, but because the actor sadly passed away in the midst of filming. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus isn't just a fa ... More >>
ARTHUR MAG IS DEAD. This on Pitchfork:
Hippies, stoners, and folk freaks the world over wept today as it was announced that Arthur magazine will close its doors after five glorious years of delivering discourse and pretty pictures on art, music, and more to our marijuana-stained hands. As con ... More >>
I got some flack a while back after dissing (does anyone say dissing anymore? we probably shouldn't) the knit skull cap, a co-worker even wore one in defiance. But ever since the post, Colin Farrell hasn't worn his usual hollywood douchebag cap. Coincidence? Probably. First he was spotted in a fedo ... More >>