February 2008

Usually the hype surrounding the Oscars is all about who’s going to win, but this year, with the ongoing writer’s strike reducing the Golden Globes to an embarrassing press conference starring the cheesemeister Billy Bush, the talk was all about whether the 80th Academy Awards would even happen at all. Now that we know they […]

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[youtube _PhCNQKAe4U nolink]Eric and J.D. pick the 2008 Oscar winners in the Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actress categories. If you haven’t done so yet, make sure and enter the Scene-Stealers Oscar Pick ’em Contest and (if you live nearby) come to the Oscar Party. We are giving away a 6-mo. Netflix subscription, hundreds of dollars, […]

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Since 1952, Hollywood’s biggest night has been televised. Before that, the Academy Awards had been broadcast on radio, and not always the complete ceremony. Hell, before 1940, the results weren’t even in a sealed envelope. They would be printed in the next day’s newspapers, which were sometimes available before the show even started. It’s a […]

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“Hey, who wants to be a millionaire?” Some jackass at the Replay Lounge asked me that question last night after this article appeared in the Lawrence Journal-World. Hell yeah, I do. Are you kidding? Who doesn’t want to get paid a huge some of money for putting all that (formerly) useless movie trivia to work? […]

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[youtube gPTojfkVtA0]Eric and J.D. pick the 2008 Oscar winners in the Best Actor, Film Editing, Visual Effects and Makeup categories. If you haven’t done so yet, make sure and enter the Scene-Stealers Oscar Pick ’em Contest and (if you live nearby) come to the Oscar Party. We are giving away a 6-mo. Netflix subscription, hundreds […]

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Diary of the Dead

by Eric Melin on February 17, 2008

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George Romero’s newest zombie pic plays like a Cliff’s Notes version of all his previous ones.

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So, what is the most efficient way to eviscerate your movie-reviewer credibility? Among the best answers to that question may be to admit to loving ten romantic comedies. Granted, I think the following list is remarkably unimpeachable, there will be those who take exception to all or several of my selections. Without further ado, in […]

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Let’s face it…it’s not always easy to agree on a couple’s movie to watch together. Today, Eric has the Top 10 Movies to Trick Your Sweetheart Into Watching on Valentine’s Day. It’s your guide to 10 films that won’t steer you wrong and hopefully won’t be too hard to convince your significant other to watch. […]

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