For being smack-dab in the middle of blockbuster season, this month gets off to a pretty slow start. Guess everybody assumed Solo: A Star Wars Story would be dominating the box office for at least a little while, huh? Oops.…
It’s the end of the year, and you know what that means: It’s time once again to look forward to the movies that no one is looking forward to. Some of you might recall I compiled a list like this…
“Instead of being a stage for interpersonal conflict and contrasting approaches to problem-solving, the inhospitable setting becomes a kind of all-powerful God dictating the conditions and restrictions of both story and shooting.”
The action comedy that's even more relevant now than it was back then.
Morning Sideboob: Justin Bieber is No Longer Racist
Morning Sideboob: Sandra Bullock Gets Felt Up
Morning Sideboob: Sandler Rules the Razzies, Lil Za: Once More With Feeling, and Charlie Is Ever the Gentleman
“Finding myself taking the ‘it’s a great visual experience, the story is secondary to that’ stance this time around vaguely disturbs me.”
If Sandra Bullock And Alfonso Cuaron Do Not Win Oscars For 'Gravity,' Blood Will Run In The Streets
Mix one part Sandra Bullock, two parts the Dark Side of Makeovers, a couple of bleeding-uterus jokes, and a random quote from The Great Fitness Experiment. Stir well, and bake for 8:41. It's Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous!
What happens when you combine Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, and William Shatner with pratfalls and lipstick? Well... Miss Congeniality, of course! Which obviously means a discussion on makeover narratives and the Pygmalion myth, with supporting materials provided by Trinny and Susannah and the Apostle Paul. Because, why not?
Ryan reviews Crash, one of the worst movies to ever win the Best Picture Oscar. Brought to you by former Facts of Life writer Paul Haggis, Crash is the movie that dares to say racism is bad, while teaching us all to be better people through laughter, tears, and Sandra Bullock.