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Cruz Gets Weird, and Other Video Delights

By |February 12th, 2016|

Amy Lindsay has appeared in films such as Erotic Confessions, Carnal Wishes, Secrets of a Chambermaid, and Insatiable Desires. “Had the campaign known of her full filmography, we obviously would not have let her appear in the ad,” a Cruz campaign spokesman told BuzzFeed News. [BuzzFeed]

THE NEWS of Ted Cruz casting a porn actress […]

Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours’ Reveals Catastrophe & Confusion of Benghazi Attack

By |January 27th, 2016|

… Really, it’s best to let “13 Hours” come at you like a piece of hyperkinetic abstract art, drenched in diesel, blood and testosterone. Beebe, doing his most striking handheld work since Michael Mann’s “Collateral” and “Miami Vice,” captures images of staggering brutality, but there’s an eerie seductiveness to his palette as well… – […]

Sean Penn Interviews & Ensnares El Chapo, Journalism Questioned *Updated*

By |January 10th, 2016|

A Mexican law enforcement official says recaptured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s secret interview with actor Sean Penn helped authorities locate his whereabouts. [Associated Press]

IN A MOST improbable tale, Sean Penn’s adventures in the dangerous underground of Mexico’s drug cartels was spurred on by Mexican film and TV star Kate del Castillo. […]

Tarantino’s Daisy Domergue as Bad as the Boys

By |December 28th, 2015|

THE INSTANT the film was over I mused to my husband that criticism of Quentin Tarantino’s Daisy Domergue, played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, is as predictable as it is misguided. I’m sensing that our cultural commentators, on the whole, aren’t quite up to honestly assessing and accepting a female character who’s written to […]

‘Star Wars’ — It Must Be Christmastime

By |December 18th, 2015|

In addition to “Flesh and Bone,” Starz grabbed two nominations for drama “Outlander,” including a berth in the drama series race, and a nom for Patrick Stewart in the comedy “Blunt Talk.” [Variety]

NOT A LOT of people wrote about it or likely cared that one particular mention when the Golden Globes were announced, complete […]

Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq Illuminates U.S. Gun Culture

By |December 10th, 2015|

Here’s Spike Lee at his ballsiest. […] Too much? You bet. Spike doesn’t know when to quit, which I think is part of his gift. He’s in the pulpit from Minute One when we hear Cannon rap “Pray 4 My City” as the screen flashes the words: “THIS IS AN EMERGENCY.” Chicago mayor Rahm […]

NFL and “Concussion,” Director Rebuts New York Times

By |September 2nd, 2015|

“I have seen the movie. As one who has followed, and commented on, this issue, it doesn’t appear to me many punches were pulled.” – Bob Costas

THE TRAILER has been released for Concussion from Sony Pictures Entertainment. The studio reportedly has “no major strings attached” to the NFL and is in a public […]

The Vuvalini of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Making Punks of Misogynists Everywhere

By |May 27th, 2015|

“Not only REFUSE to see the movie, but spread the word to as many men as possible. … Because if [men] sheepishly attend and Fury Road is a blockbuster, then you, me, and all the other men (and real women) in the world will never be able to see a real action movie ever […]

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War and Peace, Soldiers and Sacrifice

By |May 25th, 2015|

MEMORIAL DAY, 2015. Every generation has their war.

We thank our soldiers and their families for there service and sacrifice, during times of war and peace.

If you want to understand what’s going on with today’s generation of fighters and their families, Sebastian Junger’s piece in Vanity Fair will blow your […]

Robert Durst on Jarecki’s HBO “The Jinx”: “What did I do? Killed them all, of course.”

By |March 16th, 2015|

When you listen to it, it’s chilling because it feels like you’re channeling something from very deep inside a person, and that while he could argue that he was sorry that he did it, the truth is he seemed to be compelled to confess. – Andrew Jarecki

IN A compelling interview with the New York […]