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February 25, 2007

Salon awards Alec Baldwin an honorary Oscar.

"Baldwin shines in too many movies to list, and although he's different in every role, his performances often bear trademark qualities."

February 26, 2007

Scorsese wins first oscar for best director.

I would have given it to Alec Baldwin, just because.

March 13, 2007

The opening for the 2007 Academy Award by Errol Morris.

More entertaining than some of the awarded work.

April 5, 2007

"The Skywalkers are done."

— George Lucas

April 7, 2007

Why XSLT is so sexy.

See Liz, you're at the top of the game. Tora! Tora! Tora!

April 19, 2007

On a location scouting trip.

I want to scout for locations!

April 24, 2007

Has anyone seen Pathfinder?

Vikings vs. Indians. More please!

"Ain't nobody cuts out on Willie Dynamite."

If only there was more time in the day.

May 5, 2007

The making of Frisky Dingo.

You haven't lived until you've seen season one. Boosh!

June 7, 2007

Renaissance.

July can not come soon enough.

June 8, 2007

I am legend.

Looks like fun.

June 12, 2007

Star Wars gets an interesting redesign.

Sadly Boba Fett is still not on the homepage, where he should be.

June 17, 2007

"Pixar's next three movies will be Wall-E in 2008, Up in 2009, and Toy Story 3 in 2010."

Wall-E is a remake of a Charlie Chaplin's City Lights.

Live free or listen hard.

A look into recording sound effects for an action hero movie.

Ged's top ten movie quotes.

Hard list to beat.

June 18, 2007

Blockbuster chooses Blu-ray over HD-DVD.

I don't care who wins, just end it quick.

Michael Moore's Sicko.

Watch in moderation.

June 23, 2007

NPR fact checks Sicko.

They give it two proctology-exams-up.

The History of America.

Pure visual bliss.

June 25, 2007

The Batpod.

Ignore the Today Show going on in the background.

June 28, 2007

"...totally gay for Transformers"

That's one way of putting it.

June 30, 2007

Eagle vs. Shark.

Before Flight of the Conchords.

July 8, 2007

300.

I figured Sparta would demand a three-disc edition.

July 11, 2007

Springfield, Vermont voted as Simpson's official home.

Now they need a monorail.

July 14, 2007

The ten best momments of 30 Rock.

Ten?! Don't you mean ten-thousand? There's too many to chose just ten.

July 15, 2007

Rocket Science.

Rushmore with a Little Miss Sunshine.

Billy vs. Steve.

The King of Kong.

July 19, 2007

Come on HBO, leave that crap for Cinemax.

Taking the easy road out is for lesser networks.

"I've made—I think about a hundred movies. And there's a good number of them that I've never seen. Never."

— Christopher Walken

July 22, 2007

Criminal negligence for "The Wire".

Ok, if Khoi likes it then it's time to fire up Netflix and add-to-que.

July 25, 2007

Throw Lohan in jail.

She's going to end up killing people.

The Darjeeling Limited.

Linked for Ethan, who would have posted it if only he had a blog of his own.

July 29, 2007

Somehow I missed the memo about the return of Flash Gordon.

Anything but more Battlestar Galactidrama.

August 7, 2007

Lions For Lambs.

But will it do anything to stir the cause for change?

August 9, 2007

Lars and the Real Girl.

Asside from the cute story the colors and textures look amazing.

August 10, 2007

Be Kind Rewind.

Jack Black never fails.

August 14, 2007

The premiere episode of Flash Gordon.

Available for free from our friends at Apple.

August 31, 2007

NBC to pull content from iTunes.

Make it harder for me to buy content and I'll head straight to torrents.

NBC wanted to more than double the price per show.

Are they crazy? They don't get that kind of cash for originally broadcasting!

Bugs and Thugs.

Perfect for milking the last hour of a Friday before the long weekend.

September 1, 2007

Mid century madness.

Dwell looks at Madmen.

September 4, 2007

Frodo.

Best FotC episoide to date.

September 5, 2007

How much with NBC not get from you?

There ought to be a community calculator that adds up everyone's non-NBC savings.

September 6, 2007

Crazy Sexy Cancer.

Wow.

September 11, 2007

Tron, the next chapter.

I thought Johnny Mnemonic was Tron 2.0.

September 27, 2007

Hotel Chevalier.

The prologue to The Darjeeling Limited.

I thought yet another release of Blade Runner was silly.

And then I read Wired's interview. Want.

October 17, 2007

Mobygratis.

Free music for non-profit films, videos, and shorts.

October 18, 2007

Hellboy gets a brand spanking new website.

Thanks Blake!

October 19, 2007

Chris Pine to play young Captain Kirk.

William Shatner will be around to take advantage of the catering.

October 22, 2007

"That's how Hard Copy came about."

Potential scenarios on how media will be affected by the Hollywood writers strike.

October 23, 2007

F C U.

Best short you'll see all week.

Star Wars on Earth.

I want this to hang on my wall.

October 24, 2007

Brock, please tell me you're going with Sun to the premiere!

Or that at least you got a bit part.

October 29, 2007

Zombie Strippers.

Hey, remember when I said how Hollywood was out of idea. Nevermind.

October 30, 2007

"The Teamsters can shut a company down faster and more completely than any other union in town."

Another California fire of a different nature.

November 6, 2007

Television shows and how they are affected by the writer's strike.

Time for everyone to get Netflix.

November 13, 2007

Films set in Alaska ... aren't.

And let me tell you something, it really pisses of Alaskans.

November 19, 2007

Hee Haw: The Next Generation.

Would have been funnier a decade ago.

November 27, 2007

Facts and photos from the backlot of Watchmen.

More please.

November 29, 2007

Behind the scenes of Futurama.

Nothing new but fun to look at.

December 1, 2007

Tin Man.

Looks like December's going to be a little fun after-all.

December 3, 2007

Cycloramas and matte paintings from Episode III.

Geek out.

December 5, 2007

Sundance Film Festival '08 schedule.

Boys, don't forget to bring your fur coats.

December 16, 2007

"I think life's about the struggle. Too many people see fame as a shortcut and think that the quick and easy way might be the way for them."

December 20, 2007

First Firefly now Arrested Development.

Wake up FOX, your track record is shameful.

December 24, 2007

A movie poster has been rejected because it shows a hooded detainee.

The MPAA should take it's own hood off and get a grip.

January 2, 2008

Death Bed: The Bed That Eats.

Oswalt wasn't kidding.

What's the big deal with Blade Runner?

Uh, hello?! Did you not see the airships?!

Persepolis.

More please.

January 4, 2008

Star Wars remake from 1977.

All shot on glorious Super 8.

January 18, 2008

The Snuggler!

Have a great weekend.

January 24, 2008

"Those quotes are extraordinarily clumsy (and the card itself is typographically unconvincing)."

William Gibson on a minor gaffe that appears in Cloverfield.

January 31, 2008

Your friend the Rat and Alberta.

Brilliance that only Pixar can provide.

February 8, 2008

The writers strike is over?

I hope so, I need more 30 Rock.

February 11, 2008

Roy Scheider doesn't make it to 2010.

So weird, I was just thinking of the likely interviews they would do two years from now. Sad.

Netflix dumps HD-DVD after seeing a "clear signal" from the industry.

Time for Toshiba to take the hint.

February 13, 2008

92.5% of guild vote in favor of strike's end.

The other 7.5% are now taking orders for their creative work at the local Starbucks.

February 14, 2008

Six out of one-hundred.

That has to be the lowest score I've ever seen on Metacritic.

February 22, 2008

Paul Giamatti is John Adams.

I won't really be happy in life until I've seen this.

March 14, 2008

Go Speed, go!

Can't wait to see this.

April 3, 2008

NBC announces an Office spin-off.

Spin-fail.

April 5, 2008

Hellboy II: The Golden Army.

Looks better than the first. Can't wait!

April 6, 2008

Charlton Heston is now Soylent Green.

It's great on a cracker.

April 9, 2008

On buying Cloverfield on DVD.

"Don't."

Thanks to Hulu, the world no longer has an excuse for not watching Arrested Development.

Sometimes the Internet just gives and gives and gives.

April 14, 2008

Inside HBO's city.

Sweet stop motion goodness.

April 25, 2008

Jimmy Fallon to Late Night in 2009

while Conan will move into Leno's chair.

May 5, 2008

Beware: Celebrity endorsement.

I wish more Hollywood types were as intelligent as Hanks.

May 13, 2008

HBO now available through iTunes.

I wonder what will sell more, The Wire or Sex and the City.

May 19, 2008

The original Japanese version of The Office.

Can't wait to see the French version.

Hollywood has finally come to grip with the fact that they are out of great ideas.

The first step is recognizing the problem.

May 21, 2008

I really hope Ridley's Andromeda Strain is as good as it looks.

Casting Cpt. Silverspoons doesn't help.

May 26, 2008

Fox News contributor says it "would be good" if both Osama and Senator Obama were killed.

Correct me if I'm wrong but that's a nationally televised death threat against a US Senator currently under Secret Service protection.

Sydney Pollack has died from cancer.

Sad.

May 29, 2008

Would men really rather be shot than watch Sex and the City?

Roger that.

June 9, 2008

Transsiberian.

The Ryans got to see this at Sundance and liked it very much.

June 14, 2008

Vote for your favorite Watchmen commercials.

Cool idea.

BSG better than DS9?

Pffft. Not even.

June 16, 2008

Bottle Shock.

Batman can suck it, this is going to be the movie of the summer.

July 2, 2008

Dark Knight.

July 5, 2008

I Met The Walrus.

Fantastic interview with John Lennon. Amazing animation.

July 23, 2008

Batman has a temper but didn't hit his mother or sister.

Sounds like the guy needs to take a break.

July 25, 2008

White like me.

For Ethan.

July 26, 2008

Sean Bean arrested for assaulting his fourth wife.

Is Ike Turner in the water over there or what?!

August 5, 2008

Edgar Frog talks about Lost Boys: The Tribe (Two).

"We're not recreating The Godfather here..."

August 10, 2008

OMG they killed Chef.

Funny, I don't remember a treadmill being the cause.

August 26, 2008

Clone Wars easter eggs.

Saved for when it comes to DVD.

August 31, 2008

Aaron Sorkin tapped to create a movie about Facebook.

Send it straight to VHS.

September 7, 2008

Fall is here and that means a lot of new television.

Metacritic has the best coverage of what's new and when.

September 21, 2008

John Adams and Tina Fey bring it home.

That's how I would have voted.

September 22, 2008

"So if anybody can help me be done playing this lady Nov. 5, that would be good for me."

— Tina Fey

Ah come on, Gladiators is nothing by not stop heart pounding drama.

Liberal Media needs to stop attacking Hollywood.

September 23, 2008

Marvel is working on Spiderman the Musical.

Lame.

September 28, 2008

Top ten Newman films.

I've got to see The Hustler.

I'm sad to learn that Wargames was really a remake of Fail-Safe.

And WOPR has nothing on Walter Matthau.

September 30, 2008

Criterion Collection may be downloadable in the near future.

I can go without a rocket car for another year, make it happen.

October 14, 2008

The Dark Knight.

Why do we have to wait so long?! Why?!

October 23, 2008

The Professional.

Hulu, you're so good. Like doughnuts good.

October 25, 2008

Pixar's movies in order according to their Metacritic score.

WALL-E should be in the number two spot with a score of 93.

October 27, 2008

Television drama.

Law and Order can suck it.

October 28, 2008

Fringe: The Formula.

They need aliens. Lots of aliens.

November 3, 2008

Time of the Hawk, Part One.

Ka-Kow!

November 11, 2008

Up.

I hope this is more than a retelling of James and the Giant Peach.

November 12, 2008

Lindsay Lohan, racist.

Neat.

Crawford.

A portrait of a small town.

Hollywood through the lens of architecture.

"...or, in this case, cities, urban design, memory, science fiction, landscape, globalization, and the built environment."

Batman of Batman Province, Turkey is suing Warner Bros.

Good luck with that.

November 21, 2008

SNL has interviewed four comedians to play a better Obama.

"While Armisen handily pulled off the arduous task of poking fun at a man we'd follow off a cliff, critics agreed that his interpretation left a little something to be desired."

December 15, 2008

HD trailer for the new Wolverine movie.

I bet this does better than the X-Men franchise.

December 16, 2008

Jimmy Fallon documents his take over of Late Night.

Anxious to see segments on the set design.

MacGruber: Financial Ruin.

Hilarity.

December 22, 2008

The Pixar Story.

Must see TV.

January 14, 2009

On the remake of The Prisoner.

It's about damn time.

January 18, 2009

Nice interview with Ron Moore on "Sometimes a Great Notion."

For Ged.

January 22, 2009

"Like a modern-day M*A*S*H..."

Stop. Stop right there. Go back and try again.

January 25, 2009

Pirating the 2009 Oscars.

An annual Waxy tradition.

February 1, 2009

"I'm not going to endorse your movie. I reserve the right to hate it. But I wish you well."

Nice guy that James Cameron.

February 2, 2009

9.

Wow.

February 3, 2009

Batman has a bad temper and a potty mouth.

Especially when you interrupt his acting.

"Could it have been 3am after a 14 hour day and he had the scene rendered useless several times by this guy before blowing his top?"

Best, level headed response I've read to Batman's rage roast.

February 8, 2009

Henchman 24 and H.E.L.P.eR are dead for reals.

And something about David Bowie.

February 22, 2009

Time says the Oscars are broke.

Does anyone really care about opaque award shows?

February 25, 2009

The Trilogy Meter.

Spot on.

February 26, 2009

T-1, B-0.

Also, the bit about making a submarine...I came pretty close to spraying water everywhere.

March 1, 2009

We'll be rid of Harry Potter come July 15, 2011.

By that time Daniel Radcliffe will have starred in no less than three adult movies in effort to show the world he is a man and not a little adorable wizard boy.

April 13, 2009

A behind the scene's look at the wire work for Logan's Run.

A nice distraction inspired by Kevin.

May 5, 2009

Captain Chaos, dead at 75.

1980's Dom, you will be missed.

May 27, 2009

The real Land of the Lost.

With Sleestacks, banjo pickin', and cowboy shirts! Hello childhood memories.

July 7, 2009

A history of destroying national landmarks on film.

Why can't Michael Mann blow up AT&T?

July 26, 2009

Star Wars uncut.

These are not the nerds you are looking for.

August 2, 2009

Partly Cloudy.

Someday I want to tell stories like this for a living.

August 7, 2009

Absinthe & Flamethrowers.

No it's not a Jean Claude Van Damme movie, but maybe it should be.

August 18, 2009

Gentlemen Broncos.

Hollywoodanous finally delivers.

August 19, 2009

"There's not a beat in this movie that doesn't seem perfectly timed, that's executed with anything less than tremendous care and wisdom and, more than anything else, that's emotionally accurate."

Thanks Khoi, I was unaware of this title.

August 21, 2009

The Cove.

Looking forward to seeing this, and not so much.

August 31, 2009

Disney has acquired Marvel for $4B.

The first time I see a Mickey Spiderman I'm going to punch a cast member.

September 6, 2009

IKEA Heights.

More Verdana please Otherwise it's absolutely perfect.

September 15, 2009

Yo Patrick Swayze.

Brilliant.

September 29, 2009

Conan hits his head.

Keep watching for Andy's account of the story.

October 5, 2009

Time magazine's top ten Twilight Zone episodes.

I liked the pinball game a lot more than the show.

November 2, 2009

Netflix streaming is coming to Wii.

I'm sure it will require the same DVD based software that PS3 users will have to use for a while.

November 17, 2009

Fight Club turns ten.

Hard to believe.

December 20, 2009

Britney Murphy is dead.

She was only 32.

December 21, 2009

Avatar opens to $232M worldwide.

Shane, are you both happy and impressed?

Caption search comes to television.

Sweet.

December 22, 2009

All seasons of The Wire are $20 on iTunes.

Run, don't walk to pick up all five seasons.

December 28, 2009

Avatar: The Making of the Bootleg.

The best line is at the very end.

December 31, 2009

Biff's question song.

For those who have to work today: Have a laugh.

January 4, 2010

"Earth has a long and sad history of intra-racial and sectarian genocide."

Jeff retorts criticisms against the theme of Avatar and similar movies.

April 13, 2010

Conan O'Brien's new show to start in November on TBS.

FOX swings and a miss.

May 4, 2010

The Good, The Bad, The Weird.

This looks like a lot of fun.

May 16, 2010

Ten reasons why you should give me one more chance,

by Russell Crow.

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