Archives for: "August 2006"

Top 5 Movies: Best Professional Athlete Cameos

August 24th, 2006
1. Alex Karras in Blazing Saddles 2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Airplane! 3. Andre the Giant in Princess Bride 4. Cam Neely in Dumb & Dumber 5. Dan Marino in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Honorable Mention: Brett Favre in There's Something About Mary) |… more »

Movie of the Month - September, 2006

August 20th, 2006
The Squid and the Whale In his third feature, director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing. The father (Jeff Daniels) and mother (Laura Linney) duke it out in… more »

August 16th, 2006
Billy Madison: Sometimes I feel like an idiot. But I am an idiot, so it kinda works out. more »

Me and You and Everyone We Know

August 14th, 2006
John Hawkes is Richard Swersey, a recently separated shoe salesman and father of two boys, in this story of just a few of life's most basic, yet complicated relationships. Richard struggles with the separation from his wife until he meets Christine, an… more »

August 13th, 2006
John Beckwith: Hey, listen. What angle are you going to play here? Jeremy Grey: I am going to go with the balloon animal display. For the kids. And then when she comes near, guess who is the broken man, haunted past? How about you? John Beckwith: I am… more »


August 11th, 2006
Dan Ackroyd is Sgt. Joe Friday of the LAPD. His partner has retired and is replaced by Pep Streebeck (Tom Hanks). Together they lead the investigation of a series of crimes committed by a criminal organization that leaves a calling card bearing the… more »

Top 5 Movies: Best Documentaries

August 9th, 2006
1. The Aristocrats 2. Spellbound 3. Murderball 4. 5. Grizzly Man | Discuss it | more »

August 7th, 2006
Derek Zoolander: You think that you're too cool for school, but I have a newsflash for you... Walter Cronkite. You aren't. more »

Rob Schneider takes a stand...or tries to get a job.

August 4th, 2006
If somehow you have managed to stay under your rock for the past few days and have neither read nor heard the hubbub about Mel Gibson, let me fill you in. Late last week Mr. Gibson was arrested for Driving Under the Influence. The story starts out as… more »

Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School

August 3rd, 2006
Robert Carlyle (The Full Monty) heads up an all-star cast as Frank Keane, a grieving widower who's convinced he'll never know happiness again. But everything changes when he stops to help Steve Mills (John Goodman, The Big Lebowski), a stranger who's… more »