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Stop the Presses: Old, Tired 'The Front Page' Limps Back to Broadway

The Front Page—that tired, old farce from 1928 about the rowdy, tough talking days of cigar-chomping, ink-stained wretches yelling, “Stop the presses, I got a story that will break this town wide open!” before print journalism was decimated by the internet and (God forbid!) a plague called political correctness—is back on Broadway for its fifth hip replacement. 802 more words

Rex Reed

Speed Racer

I recently sat down and watched Speed Racer, a film by the Wachowski Brothers, starring Emile Hirsch. My quick and dirty review is – the visuals are amazing, but that’s about all this flick has going for it! 799 more words

Movie Review

10 Cloverfield Lane

Director: Dan Trachtenberg
Starring: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr.

Halloween is just around the corner, so time for some horror to get the juices flowing. 800 more words


Drywall Master of the Universe

The self-proclaimed title of blue-collar worker Dan Conner (John Goodman) on the sitcom ROSEANNE/ABC/1988-97.

When Dan’s wife Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) teasingly doubted her husband’s ability to get a dry-walling job, Dan kicked back his kitchen chair, flexed his arm muscles and roared “I am the Drywall Master of the Universe!” in an attempt to convince his wife and himself of his worthiness.


Black Mirror “Playtest,” Cloverfield, and Dan Trachtenberg

Written by Matt

For many people, watching Black Mirror (Netflix) has always been something you need to prepare for. It always looks enticing at first, you’re in for the ride, and then you end up cringing and wondering why you did that the entire next day. 225 more words


Second Glance: David Byrne's Wonderfully Quirky Small-Town Musical, 'True Stories'

Welcome to “Second Glance,” a bi-weekly column that spotlights an older film of note (thanks to an anniversary, a connection to a new release, or new disc or streaming availability) that was not as commercially or critically successful as it should’ve been. 991 more words


Broadway Review: 'The Front Page' With John Slattery, Nathan Lane

Ah, those were the golden days of journalism, when big cities like Chicago were infested with cheesy tabloids, and cynical reporters crammed themselves into squalid press rooms to write (or fabricate) sensational news stories. 591 more words