August 2009

From the quick-cut opening scenes in “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard,” it’s obvious what director Neal Brennan has in mind. He’s hoping that the lightning-fast pace of the movie will cover up for the fact that nothing about it is neither fresh nor funny. On paper, casting Jermey Piven (the fast-talking Hollywood super agent […]


It’s taken me almost a week (and two trips to the doctor) to come down completely from my amazing experience at the U.S. Air Guitar Championships last Friday in Washington, D.C. I, as Mean Melin, competed against 24 other air guitarists from all over the country who share the same affinity for rock n’ roll […]


“The book is always better then the movie.” Not. Always. True. Get arguing and get ready to enjoy the Top 10 Movies as Good or Better Than Books They’re Based On.


Let’s get this straight right from the get-go: I had no real expectations with this film except wanting to leave without getting too bored or having the film make my eyes bleed. One out of two isn’t bad. Even with the bar set so low G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra finds a way to […]


This is really, really cool. In anticipation of competing in the U.S. Air Guitar Championship in Washington, D.C. Friday night, The Pitch‘s Justin Kendall has written an awesome  coverstory on my past movie/TV/rock exploits and air guitar future. Click here to read the entire thing (5 pages!) or click here to see a video I […]


Why Paramount isn’t showing “G.I. Joe” to critics Here’s an AP article about why Paramount isn’t showing “G.I. Joe” to critics. All I can say is that if they were so worried by the “critical trashing ‘Transformers: Rise of the Fallen’ received,” then what do they have to fear? Here in KC, there’s been lots […]


Andrew Reed has graced the web pages of Scene-Stealers before. He’s a regular sitegoer who leaves loads of great comments, but he’s also written list of Top 10 Movie Cougars and Top 10 Unfairly Maligned Sequels. Currently living in Argentina, he aslo runs the excellent movie/music blog Fighting the Youth. In honor of this weekend’s […]