Little Big League (1994)

As the beginning of baseball season looms, I have gone into full media saturation of all things involving America’s pastime. I watched Major League the other day, re-read chunks of Moneyball and started refresh...

Movies of love- Casablanca

Allow me to apologize in advance; I have no idea how this movie has not been part of this feature until now. It is one of the greatest love stories of all time. I am sure you have at the very least seen movies ...
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David Milch adapting Heavy Rain

I’m a fiercely loyal pop culture nerd. When it was rumored that Ridley Scott was making the board game Monopoly into a movie, I said I would watch it because Alien, Blade Runner and the director’s cut of Kingdo...

2011 Movie Preview

The Tree of Life (May 27) This is all I have to say to convince you that The Tree of Life is worth anticipating: It is the new Terrence Malick movie. In other words, this will be a slow-paced, fascinating cha...
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His Girl Friday (1940)

Here is a list of movies with incredible dialogue: The Big Lebowski, Casablanca, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Glengarry Glenn Ross. Yet, in my opinion, all of these pale in comparison to the brilliance that is Howar...

Airplane! (1980)

Welcome to Our Favorite Movies, a running feature in which the Movies and TV Staff give their absolute favorite movies and what is so great about them. You never forget the first time you see your favorite mo...

Best movies of 2010

The Social Network: As if it was a surprise to anyone who has seen how many critics awards this film has been gathering, it’s the movie of the year. From David Fincher’s sleek visuals to Aaron Sorkin’s causti...

Top five TV shows of 2010

1. Community: Community wasn’t out of the gate brilliant like Arrested Development, but it has developed into the best comedy on television. Joel McHale stars as Jeff Winger, an apathetic loner who was stripped...

Winter movie preview

Tron: Legacy (Dec. 17): Apparently, when you are Disney, you can afford to take massive risks. Tron: Legacy, a sequel to a movie that bombed at the box office 28 years ago, was given a reported $200 million bu...

Home Alone (1990)

I honestly do not understand how anyone could dislike Home Alone. The film has a hilarious script from John Hughes, an intelligent (albeit implausible) slapstick sequence and the always funny John Candy. I watc...