Itâ€™s hard work being a babysitter in Hollywood. Instead of settling the kids down for a night of movies and TV dinners, youâ€™re more likely to be stalked by a sadistic killer (Halloween), have a heart attack (Donâ€™t Tell Mom the Babysitterâ€™s Dead), endure increasingly threatening phone calls (When a Stranger Calls) or find yourself trying to rescue your charge from the Goblin King (Labyrinth). […]
Jimmy Hoffa is arguably the most famous trade unionist in American history and for 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was one of the most powerful men in the country. Both Hoover and Hoffa were iconic, controversial figures â€” at once hero and villain, both revered and reviled. […]
Itâ€™s November which means, for Hollywood and department stores, itâ€™s officially the start of the Christmas season. While most of us are still finishing off our Halloween candy, the studios have already started churning out their holiday films in the hopes that one of them will join the ranks of the classic Christmas movie. […]
The crappy post-college job is a rite of passage. It builds character, teaches you humility and better prepares you for â€œthe real world.â€ Or at least thatâ€™s what Iâ€™ve been told. Currently stuck in that listless limbo between past collegiate freedom and looming â€œadulthoodâ€ I sympathize with the main characters of â€œAdventurelandâ€ and â€œWaiting,â€ who struggle to find their own unique places in the supposedly grown-up world. Though the trials and triumphs of directionless twenty-somethings is hardly constitutes new cinematic ground, both films attempt to make their mark on the well-worn genre. Itâ€™s slacker versus slacker, and there can only be one winner.
The Smackdown There’s no doubt that superheroes and stoners are king at this summer’s box office, but if you’re craving a little romanticism – oh hell, a LOT of romanticism – and stories that don’t […]