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Whiteout (review)

What’s a nice U.S. marshal like Carrie Stetko doing in a place like Antarctica? Freezing her ass off. *cue rimshot*

retro trailer: ‘Tiptoes’

Take a look back at an old trailer… When I came across this recently (as a bonus nonpolitical post at the political blog Eschaton, which is one of my daily surfing stops), I was convinced it had to be a joke. There was no way in hell this could be real: it had to be … more…

my week at the movies: ‘The Wrestler,’ ‘Seven Pounds,’ ‘Nothing But the Truth,’ ‘Cadillac Records’ (plus ‘Gran Torino’ and ‘Benjamin Button’)

Last week was an exercise in frustration in getting to actually see all the movies I need to see this crazy awards season. Not only did I not get to see Gran Torino as I expected I would, I also ended up postponing my screening of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. I’ll see both … more…

say what? worst. lines. ever, 2004 edition

Here, in one place, the funniest bad dialogue of the year 2004. They’re not ranked — they’re all equally awful. [Warning: May contain spoilers.] [click here for the best, most quotable snippets of dialogue from 2004] “Clearly, madam, genuis has turned to madness.” –Raoul (Patrick Wilson), to Madame Giry (Miranda Richardson), on the Phantom (Gerard … more…