If a musical number opens the show, your drink must be done by the end of it.
Drink every time MacFarland slips into Stewie, twice ..
Will there be any surprises at the Oscars this year?
Will this be the year the Oscar ceremony finishes on time?
Will this be the..
As a musical-theater-loving spazz, before I even walked into the theater I had my review of Les Miserables all planned out as a rage c..
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In Sacha Gervasi’s new film Hitchcock, Anthony Hopkins plays the eponymous filmmaker with an authentically balloon-like physique. Iron..
Take a drink:
• Every time you see anthropomorphic food.
• Every time a bell or chime rings.
• Gonzo directly quotes Dickens.
Joe Wright’s new adaptation of Anna Karenina is absorbing and moving—eventually. The showy director burdens this film with such a heavy st..
In the summer of 2010 I almost started to cry when, reading Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, I encountered the first mention of the titl..
On paper, Argo sounds like material for a comedy, even a farce: adapted by Chris Terrio from a true story, Ben Affleck’s film centers ..
Charlie—the hero of The Perks of Being a Wallflower—and I have a lot in common. We both went to high school in the early 90s, we both were..
Earlier this year I wrote a post called “What It Means To Be 36.” I wrote, “I don’t want to be ‘36’—or ‘26,’ or ‘46.’ This is nothing ..
When I was a tween sci-fi reader, L. Ron Hubbard’s Mission Earth dekalogy—Hubbard’s publisher coined that term specifically for the pu..