Tuesday, September 12 2006
It's admirable that people want our culture to strive for relevance and depth in its filmmaking and film watching, but our desperate grasping for real world ideals has dissolved our sense of cinematic values.
Monday, July 24 2006
Think Summer of 2006's popcorn movies have been more bust than boffo? You're not alone, according to our resident mainstream movie maven.
Monday, June 12 2006
As the weather heats up outside, all summer blockbuster eyes will be on M. Night Shyamalan's latest epic of the ethereal. But the big question is, Will it be a return to form? Or the final nail in his creative coffin?
Tuesday, April 11 2006
Tired of striving for the A-List and failing? This month's insider look at the industry offers up seven lessons guaranteed to help the overreaching actor maintain his b-level mediocrity.
Tuesday, February 28 2006
Year in and year out, Oscar typically misses some noteworthy candidates for recognition. Stale Popcorn offers its list of overlooked gems in this annual March 'madness'.
Sunday, January 22 2006
What's most notable about superstars in the last decade is not that there are so few of them. It's that none of them have been female. Of Hollywood's elite women, several have found success largely in the shadows of men.
Monday, December 12 2005
Want a sure-fire way to a $20 million payday? Just follow the Chris Tucker example of salary security: don't make a movie for five years.
Monday, November 14 2005
Posner has some advice for all those suits who believe that the current box office slump is centered around bad films or the burgeoning sell-through schism of DVD: 'It's the marketing, stupid!'
Tuesday, October 18 2005
Oliver Stone is in trouble, and its up to Posner and his pals to see him through this latest creative crisis, or else all might be lost for the once mighty Oscar winning moviemaker.
Monday, September 12 2005
If we are indeed witnessing the death rattle of Cruise's career, then perhaps it's time to give him some credit for what it was that made his stardom so impenetrable for so long.