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Jim Kelly's DEATH WORE WHITE Has Dark Edges

May 28, 2009 – 7:51 pm | 6 Comments
death wore white

I love a good locked-room mystery and that’s essentially what Jim Kelly’s Death Wore White (out June 9) is, except it takes place outdoors. One winter evening during a blizzard, eight drivers are trapped after …


Wolverine and James Bond on Broadway

May 27, 2009 – 1:23 pm | 11 Comments

It’s raining hot men on Broadway this fall when Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig team up to do Keith Huff’s play, A Steady Rain. The New York Post reports they’ll be playing two cops whose …


Giveaway: Free Tickets to Bookstock 2009

May 27, 2009 – 11:13 am | 7 Comments

Do you live in the San Francisco area and are looking for something cool to do next weekend? Check out Bookstock 2009, a music, art and music festival held next Saturday, June 6, at AT&T …


Best of Cannes 2009

May 26, 2009 – 9:06 pm | 10 Comments

By now, you’ve probably heard about the winners from the 62nd Cannes film festival. Austrian director/writer Michael Haneke won the Palme d’Or for his black and white movie, The White Ribbon, which explores strange events …


The First Reviews of Heath Ledger's Last Movie

May 22, 2009 – 10:56 am | 15 Comments
ledger in parnassus

Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus screened at Cannes and the reviews are out. Here’s Entertainment Weekly‘s, Variety‘s and the Hollywood Reporter‘s. Heath Ledger died while working on this (Johnny Depp, Jude Law and …


AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 Finale–The New Idol Is Crowned

May 20, 2009 – 10:56 pm | 17 Comments
kris & adam

I can’t believe Kris won! Whoo-hoo! I don’t think I’ve been this pleasantly surprised in the eight years I’ve followed this show. I’d accepted that Adam would win since everyone keeps saying he would—the judges, …



May 20, 2009 – 10:18 am | 6 Comments

I’ve been waiting for this trailer. Not only am I a deep-rooted Sherlock Holmes fan (devoured all the stories, short and long, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the summer before 7th grade), I think …


AMERICAN IDOL Season 8: Final Competition Night

May 20, 2009 – 12:11 am | 5 Comments

This is gonna be a tough call. I thought both Adam and Kris performed well, but neither was perfect and they have such different styles it’s like comparing bears and chickens.
Each performer had to sing …


Jack Reacher Will Not Be GONE TOMORROW

May 18, 2009 – 11:02 pm | 9 Comments
gone tomorrow

The title of Lee Child’s 13th Jack Reacher novel, Gone Tomorrow (out today), is misleading since Reacher ain’t going anywhere any time soon. He’s back, this time in New York City, kicking asses like always …


ABC Picks Up Rupert, TED and V Remake (Review Included)

May 17, 2009 – 3:25 pm | 14 Comments

Back in March, I wrote about MI-5‘s Rupert Penry-Jones doing a Jerry Bruckheimer pilot, which had me excited at the prospect of seeing this fine British thespian every week on my TV. The Hollywood Reporter …


Want the New Live Coldplay Album for Free?

May 16, 2009 – 5:15 pm | One Comment

Has the recession hit you so hard you can barely afford to buy CDs, much less attend rock concerts? Well, Coldplay understands your plight so they’re giving away free downloads of their new live album, …


NINE Trailer with Day-Lewis, Kidman, Cruz and More

May 14, 2009 – 7:09 pm | 20 Comments

I seriously dislike musicals and didn’t like Fellini’s 8 1/2 much, either. But Nine, the musical version of that Italian film coming out this November, is one of the movies I’m most eagerly anticipating this …

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