New release week is starting to hit its stride again now that summer is basically over. We haven't yet hit the action-packed holiday onslaught, though, and this week, we've got a lot of fantastic and slightly off-the-beaten path stuff to choose from, including autobiographies from Roger Ebert ... More >>
So many secrets.In case you haven't seen the exhibit, or have been living under a rock for the past five years or so, PostSecret is a project from Frank Warren that began when he handed out blank postcards to strangers in the Washington, D.C. area, inviting people to decorate the postcards wi ... More >>
We miss Saturday mornings sometimes, when we would run downstairs filled with sugary cereal and spend the day watching cartoons and "educational programming." Even though these days we're well aware of the alphabet (some of us, at least -- mostly those that don't comment articles on the inter ... More >>
Hey, nits, I already said I was sorry about those crappy movies, alright?Ben Affleck has acted in some truly horrible movies. After co-winning an Oscar with his best friend, Affleck's resume reads like a list of the worst movies from the late '90s that we all thought were sorta okay at the t ... More >>
Image via towerofyouth.orgIrv KershnerRest in peace, Irvin Kershner, you director of RoboCop 2 and some film called The Empire Strikes Back. Born in 1923, he died over the weekend at the age of 87 and left behind an oeuvre of great filmmaking -- including no small number of sequels. So it ma ... More >>
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