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Watch our Oscar "Best Picture" Retrospective for 2001 (video)

In this recurring series we take a look at the Oscar nominations of years past, examining the flicks that were nominated, as well as the pic we feel got snubbed among all the other candidates. Love 'em or hate 'em, the Oscars usually highlight the best films from each year (although there are plenty that get overlooked) and it's always fun to look back and see what was popular for any...
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02.15.2017
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Exclusive: Top 10 fake bands in movies (video)

When it comes to movies featuring heavy musical inclination, half the fun is seeing what kind of bands are created for the benefit of the film. That's right! It's time for another top 10 list from Jason Dean, this time focusing on fake bands created to serve a purpose outside of a pure musical act. Sex Bob-omb, the Blues Brothers and perhaps something Wyld? Check out our...
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06.02.2016
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Almost Famous, Memento, Punisher

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the...
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04.09.2016
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Cameron Crowe!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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06.01.2015
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Our Favorite Movie Easter Eggs: Mad Max, Anchorman, Fargo and more!

These days, part of the fun of watching a movie in theaters or at home with the ability to freeze frames, is finding the Easter eggs hidden within. For the history buffs out there, the origin of the cinematic Easter egg dates back to THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW . Supposedly one day on the set, the cast decided to have a traditional Easter egg hunt, as you do, but some of the eggs...
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05.22.2015
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The UnPopular Opinion: Almost Famous

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** ALMOST FAMOUS is one of those movies that everyone...
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09.10.2014
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Cameron Crowe to develop TV show Roadies for Showtime

Cameron Crowe garnered great commercial success with JERRY MAGUIRE, and crafted a film-enthusiast favorite in ALMOST FAMOUS. Since then, his career has arguably wavered. Not everyone was down with his remake of ABRE LOS OJOS, VANILLA SKY (my personal favorite). ELIZABETHTOWN and WE BOUGHT A ZOO were far from high points, even if there were elements in both that couldn't be found...
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06.13.2014
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Read director Cameron Crowe's touching tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

I was completely devastated when I heard about Philip Seymour Hoffman 's death on Sunday , and I'm having a little trouble writing this article, because part of me still doesn't want to believe he is no longer with us. Like many of you, I've been a huge fan of the actor for a long time, and he starred in some of my favorite movies ever, including HAPPINESS, MAGNOLIA,...
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02.04.2014
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Jason Lee!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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01.13.2014
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Kate Hudson!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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06.03.2013
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