What we’ll miss: Tony Soprano waddling down his steep driveway in a bathrobe, wife-beater and boxers… Tony the badass all his minions were physically afraid of…. Tony taking the Mafia into therapy…. Tony pulling women he wouldn’t have had a chance at if he wasn’t a mob big shot. Tony demanding and getting fear-induced respect [...]

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We certainly weren’t surprised that Men in tights ruled the box office weekend, what with the inane marketing campaign and all the talk of a “New” type of Superman, one more palatable to the xanax-popping, pillow-biting weepers that make up today’s viewing public. And a hundred and sixteen million bucks is nothing to sneeze at. [...]

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After Earth

Reported on May 31, 2013 0 comments

A friend tells me his young nephew saw the trailer for “After Earth,” and immediately said it should have been called “After Avatar.” Kid doesn’t miss much. Will Smith used to be the Monster of Memorial Day. Every few years it seemed he’d drop in on the long holiday weekend with another MIB, or an [...]

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As unapologetic and utterly straight heteros, we admit it was painful trying to watch Matt Damon riding Michael Douglas bareback in the HBO Liberace bio-pic, so much so we kept flipping for relief to a repeat of “Law And Order: Criminal Intent.” Though it wasn’t the man-on-man wrestling that made this tawdry two hours of [...]

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5 REASONS TO STAY AWAY FROM THEATERS THE LONE RANGER (July 3rd) – Johnny Depp continues to strain our long-held belief that he was once a serious actor with talent. In this sorry excuse for a Western, his Tonto sports a grill heavy on white paint and prison bar warstripes, as well as a dead [...]

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Weekend Report

Reported on March 24,2013 1 comment

The weekend tally makes us smile as “Admission” bites the dust with a light whimper, making way for big winners “The Croods,” and “Olympus Has Fallen.” Croods is some kind animated Cave Person tale, so we could hardly care less, though $45 Million is impressive for an opening 3 days. Olympus is the ridiculous tome [...]

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