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Reality TV Is Fake: Top 5 Pop Culture Deceptions
July 25, 2011 – 2:52 pm | No Comment
Reality TV Is Fake: Top 5 Pop Culture Deceptions

We all remember the moment we had to grow up and face reality.  Maybe it was when you found out about Santa or the Easter Bunny.  Maybe when you learned that American Cheese isn’t legally …

Is This Sexy?: Paz De La Huerta’s NSFW Nurse 3D Movie Poster
July 23, 2011 – 9:31 am | No Comment
Is This Sexy?: Paz De La Huerta’s NSFW <i>Nurse 3D</i> Movie Poster

The blogosphere lit up last week over the new poster for the upcoming Nurse 3D, featuring a naked Paz de la Huerta. Now don’t get me wrong, I think the Boardwalk Empire star is gorgeous, and …

Law & Order: HL (Hot Lawyers)
July 20, 2011 – 3:40 pm | 5 Comments
<i>Law & Order: HL</i> (Hot Lawyers)

It’s been a rough few weeks for the Law & Order franchise. The original is gone; and now, so is Criminal Intent.  Both Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay are leaving SVU.  But some good news! …

Is Angry Birds Becoming a Movie?
July 19, 2011 – 4:18 pm | One Comment
Is <i>Angry Birds</i> Becoming a Movie?

Rovio, the creator of the amazingly popular (and addictive) iPhone app Angry Birds, has hired a former Marvel executive to help turn the game into a movie.  So this might actually happen.
But before I pass …

Will Friends With Benefits Beat The Odds?
July 18, 2011 – 12:39 pm | One Comment
Will <i>Friends With Benefits</i> Beat The Odds?

I just saw the trailer for Friends With Benefits, and it made me laugh. In a good way. I was ready to dismiss it as a straight-up copy of last winter’s No Strings Attached (you …

Harry Potter + Book of Mormon = More Nerdy Goodness
July 17, 2011 – 2:14 pm | 2 Comments
Harry Potter + Book of Mormon = More Nerdy Goodness

My last post about Harry Potter seemed to… upset some of you.
Well, the Internet gods must have been paying attention, because the very next day they sent a video that combines HP with something I …

Moneypenny 2.0: James Bond’s Hot New Secretary
July 16, 2011 – 10:20 am | No Comment
Moneypenny 2.0: James Bond’s Hot New Secretary

Pirates of the Caribbean beauty Naomie Harris is all but confirmed to play wisecracking secretary Moneypenny in the spy franchise’s latest film, set for 2012.
The character has always been a comic contrast for the death-defying …

UPDATE: Spike Lee Will Direct Oldboy
July 16, 2011 – 9:37 am | One Comment
UPDATE: Spike Lee Will Direct <i>Oldboy</i>

We reported the rumors last week, and Spike Lee is now confirmed to be directing the American remake of Korean revenge flick Oldboy.
Reports say that the studio is pushing for Josh Brolin to star as …

Go See Beats, Rhymes And Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
July 15, 2011 – 4:11 pm | 4 Comments
Go See <i>Beats, Rhymes And Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest </i>

It’s time to get out your vinyl and old school Jordans and pay tribute to one of the greatest hip-hop groups of all time. Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest …

Spoiler Alert!: What’s Happens In The Final Season Of Entourage?
July 13, 2011 – 4:05 pm | One Comment
Spoiler Alert!: What’s Happens In The Final Season Of <i>Entourage</i>?

The final season of Entourage is premiering on July 24, and HBO just released an extended trailer.  Let’s go to the tape!
Warning: *SPOILERS AHEAD*

It’s amazing both how many surprises that spoiled and how little it …

Charlie Sheen Roast To Steal Ashton’s Thunder On Two And A Half Men
July 11, 2011 – 2:11 pm | No Comment
Charlie Sheen Roast To Steal Ashton’s Thunder On <i>Two And A Half Men</i>

Charlie Sheen’s upcoming Comedy Central Roast will air only 30 minutes after Ashton Kutcher debuts as his replacement on Two and a Half Men.  “If you think this is a coincidence then you are nuts,” …

Spike Lee To Direct Oldboy Remake?
July 10, 2011 – 11:51 am | No Comment
Spike Lee To Direct <i>Oldboy</i> Remake?

In what could be the most awesome revenge flick since Uma Thurman in a yellow jumpsuit, Spike Lee is reportedly in negotiations to direct the American remake of Oldboy. The move could revitalize both the …

House‘s Hugh Laurie Is Worth It As The New Face Of L’Oreal Paris
July 9, 2011 – 11:36 am | One Comment
<i>House</i>‘s Hugh Laurie Is Worth It As The New Face Of L’Oreal Paris

Joining the ranks of Hollywood hunks Gerard “300” Butler and Patrick “McDreamy” Dempsey, the newest spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris is… Hugh Laurie?
The TV doctor and esteemed British comedian (yes, that’s his real accent) has some …

Five Horrible Teachers Onscreen
July 8, 2011 – 4:56 pm | One Comment
Five Horrible Teachers Onscreen

Bad Teacher debuted in an impressive second place at the box office last weekend, as Cameron Diaz boozed and cursed her way through homeroom. But would she qualify as the worst teacher on film? …

Five Reasons I Can’t Wait For Harry Potter To End
July 8, 2011 – 4:09 pm | 32 Comments
Five Reasons I Can’t Wait For Harry Potter To End

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 debuted in the UK last Thursday, ending one of the most popular series of all time. Here’s why I’m thrilled that the biggest franchise since the …

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