September 30, 2010

Tony Curtis dies at 85

Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis died Wednesday night at the age of 85. Curtis was the father of actress Jamie Lee Curtis and is best known for his roles in “The Defiant Ones” and “Some Like it Hot” with Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe. Jamie Lee Curtis released a statement today: “My father leaves behind a […]

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September 27, 2010

‘Titanic’ actress Gloria Stuart dies at 100

Gloria Stuart, the actress pretty much all of us only know as old Rose from “Titanic,” has died. She was 100. Stuart had retired at acting in 1946 but returned to the craft in 1975. For “Titanic,” she earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Stuart’s family said she died in her sleep.

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September 27, 2010

Real things you should know about Blockbuster’s bankruptcy

A lot of blogs are poking fun at Blockbuster‘s Chapter 11 filing and I don’t quite understand why. Since when is it funny for a business that employees thousands and thousands of people to be at risk of closing? I mean, the last time I checked, it wasn’t funny for anyone to lose their jobs. […]

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September 27, 2010

‘Mad Men’ Episode 10 review: That was close

“Mad Men,” Season 4, Episode 10: “Hands and Knees” Don Draper’s life almost ended in Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men.” He came this close to being discovered as an impostor by the government. It turns out a possible $4 million account with the North American Aviation requires security clearance for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce employees. […]

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September 26, 2010

‘Dexter’ Season 5 premiere review: RIP Rita

“Dexter,” Season 5, Episode 1: “My Bad” The fifth season premiere of “Dexter” was a necessary followup to last season’s insane finale and a tribute to Rita.  The episode picks up on that same sad night just moments after Dexter (Michael C. Hall) found his loving wife dead in a bathtub full of her own […]

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September 20, 2010

‘Mad Men’ recap: All about ‘The Beautiful Girls’

“Mad Men,” Season 4, Episode 9: “The Beautiful Girls” It’s about time the women over shadow the men on “Mad Men.” From little Sally Draper to ancient Ida Blankenship, Sunday’s “Mad Men” was all about the woman. “The Beautiful Girls” episode adds to what’s shaping up to be the best season of “Mad Men” yet. […]

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September 17, 2010

Sacha Baron Cohen will play Queen frontman Freddie Mercury

We refuse to run a photo of mustached Mercury (at left) next to Cohen as Borat. It’s been suggested and rumored many times before, but now it’s being confirmed. Sacha Baron Cohen (“Borat”) will play Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in a biopic. Ironically, Peter Morgan, who wrote “The Queen” (ha!) will apparently be writing […]

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September 13, 2010

‘Mad Men’ Season 4 Episode 8 ‘The Summer Man’ recap: Don’s new leaf

“Mad Men,” Season 4, Episode 8, “The Summer Man” Don Draper decided to cool things down. He’s decided to drink less, he’s swimming and he’s journaling. He turned down sex! He even went to his own son’s birthday party. Don’t overdo it Don. Last night’s episode consisted mostly of Don’s journaling through monologue. But we […]

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September 13, 2010

‘True Blood’ season 3 finale review: Loose ends and other disappointments

“True Blood,” Season 3, Episode 12: “Evil is Going On” I don’t know if it’s because the rest of the season was action- and blood-packed, but I thought the “True Blood’s” season finale was the worst episode of the season. And that’s not cool. Season finales are supposed to be the best. They’re supposed to […]

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September 8, 2010

RIP Glenn Shadix of ‘Beetlejuice’ and ‘Heathers’

The actor who played Otho in “Beetlejuice” Glenn Shadix died Tuesday at the age of 58. The actor’s sister said she believes he fell from his wheelchair and hit his head. That’s terribly sad. He was a great character actor, and at 58, very young. He will be missed and remembered for many great roles, […]

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