Category Archives: Movies

Nora Ephron, Feminist Icon & ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Writer, Dead at 71

Yesterday, writer, director, journalist and intellectual Nora Ephron passed away at the age of 71. Popular for romantic comedies such as “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally” and “You’ve Got Mail,” Ephron often went unrecognized for her inherent feminist sensibilities, ones … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Literature, Movies, Passings | Tagged | Comments Off

Actress Jessica Chastain to Play Princess Diana

I was only eight years old when Princess Diana died, but the event is forever engrained in my memory. Unfortunate as it is, more than her remarkable life, I remember her tragic death. After a sleepover at a friend’s house, … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Movies, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off

Netflix is Losing Money, and I Could Be Losing Roseanne…

Netflix (NFLX), the largest online DVD rental service, has been making waves in the news lately for a variety of reasons. Most notably, the company announced in July that it would be discontinuing its most popular plan and splitting its … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, News, Technology, Television | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

“The Dark Knight Rises” Trailer FINALLY Hits Theaters and the Web

After years since the last Academy Award-winning chapter of the latest Batman franchise, the first teaser trailer for the third and final film, The Dark Knight Rises, has hit theaters and has been leaked in HD on the Internet. Writer … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , | Comments

Shia LaBeouf, “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon” and Other Things or People That Fight and Explode in Theaters This Weekend

If you like sequels that provide little to no differences to the original, which was a lot of robots fighting and making things go “BOOM!”, then boy-oh-boy is this the weekend for you. “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon” crashes … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Movies | Tagged , , , | Comments

Marilyn Monroe’s 85th Birthday Today

Today would mark the 85th birthday of screen legend and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe were she alive today. Born in 1926 as Norma Jeane Mortenson, the starlet was born into a rough upbringing and pulled herself up to become one … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Movies | Tagged , , , | Comments

Star Wars Day: “May the Fourth Be With You”

Nerds. You can’t keep them down. Try as you may to scrutinize their encyclopedic knowledge of fictional universes and made-up parliamentary procedures, they will always prevail so long as they have the anonymity of their internet avatars and the warm … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Movies | Tagged , , | Comments

Catherine Zeta-Jones Becomes the Really, Ridiculously Good Looking Face of Bipolar Disorder

Catherine Zeta-Jones, the Welsh actress who has garnered an Academy Award and even a Tony for her performances and whose stunning beauty has turned plenty of heads over the years, recently announced that she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Medicine, Movies | Tagged , , , | Comments

‘Scream 4′ Revamps Slasher Franchise With Hayden Panettiere, Yet Inexplicably Keeps Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox

The Scream Franchise of slasher-horror films was a staple of the mid-to-late nineties. It was an original twist on the familiar genre of gory, terrifying movies, but did so in an almost reverent way, with the catchphrase “Do you like … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments

Tina Fey Pregnant: This New Baby Had Better Not Ruin My ‘30 Rock’

Actress/comedian/writer/brownie lover Tina Fey, who has garnered numerous accolades, including several Emmy’s, as well as the prestigious  Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, announced on (where else?) Oprah’s show yesterday that she is expecting, with the bundle of love due … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Movies, Television | Tagged , , | Comments