The great director waxes philosophical about the action movie
After a night of drinking, Vikings fullback Jerome Felton wanted to take some McDonald's home with him. Regrettably, instead of a bag of greasy food, Felton was served two gross misdemeanors with a side of careless driving.Felton, 25 and the leading candidate to start as Adrian Peterson's primary bl ... More >>
Caleb King, a Minnesota Vikings running back who never saw on-field action as a rookie last season, really doesn't like to be told he resembles Eddie Murphy, apparently.King, 24, and Coon Rapids resident Andrew Hayek, 22, were both at a birthday party Friday night in Oak Grove when Hayek told King h ... More >>
VH1's endless barrage of reality programming continues to feed a hungry public with a new series that you might swear already existed, Hollywood Exes. And for those starving for tidbits from Prince's era of public and label alienation in the '90s, they may come mainlined from his ex-wife Mayte Ga ... More >>
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Movie doesn't amount to much but steals a lot of laughs
Hey! Put away your pitchforks. Douse your torches. Sheathe your sabers. Don't remind everyone of this hallowed Eddie Murphy routine, albeit in truncated, snipping blog comment form. Relax: calm the fuck down. Slow your roll. Gimme Noise is not gonna take a dump on Michael Jackson's blessed, sacre ... More >>
Therapy in a glassIs it too early to think about happy hour? There's something about returning to work after a long weekend that makes even a short week drag, and by hump day you're ready for a break. If you're trapped in a cubicle next to the guy who laughs like Eddie Murphy on ... More >>
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
Get Him to the GreekGet Him to the Greek is a mess as a movie--but that doesn't mean it isn't funny. Besides Russell Brand's new film, your best bet might be a movie made in 1927--the newly restored classic Metropolis, in a weeklong run at the Lagoon. OPENING SEE: Get Him to the Greek Jonah ... More >>
Sex and the City 2You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING FLEE: Sex and the City 2 The four aging BFFs struggle on with work-life challenges (Miranda), child-care dilemmas (Cha ... More >>
...And that's the problem
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The gallows comedy Three Kings returns to the dark eye of Desert Storm
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