Here's What I Learned Watching FIFA's Incredible Propaganda Movie

Recently, soccer fans all over the world were impressed to learn that United Passions, a FIFA-financed movie about how wonderful FIFA is starring Gérard Depardieu, Sam Neill, and Tim Roth, had pulled in $200,000 at the box office since it premiered at Cannes in May. This sum may be a bit less than the film's… » 10/10/14 3:46pm 10/10/14 3:46pm

We Are The Best! Proves That Punk Rock Never Dies

In 1990, two freshwomen at the University of Oregon got fed up with all the boy bands on campus, so they proclaimed themselves to be their own band. After a few months of talking themselves up, they were invited by a friend in Olympia, Washington, to play a Valentine's Day show. There was just one problem: They hadn't… » 6/26/14 10:55am 6/26/14 10:55am

Dredd Is The Second-Best Drug-Fortress Action Flick Ever

For reasons we may never understand, movie studios, in their infinite wisdom, often decide to drop two movies about the same thing at the same time. That's how we end up with dueling volcano-based disaster movies, giant-asteroid-based disaster movies, or Truman Capote biopics. But in 2012, we got supremely lucky. I… » 6/12/14 1:21pm 6/12/14 1:21pm

Kobe Says Many Lakers Were Surprised When Abe Lincoln Died At The End…

Yesterday was an off day in Oklahoma City for the Lakers, so to bring the scuffling 9-10 team together, they had a boys' night out at the theater. On the program: Steven Spielberg's Lincoln. The ancipation led Pau Gasol to offer perhaps the best and most childlike tweet of the season: » 12/07/12 12:55pm 12/07/12 12:55pm