Hollywood Before and After 9/11- Ten Films That Stood Against Evil


Hollywood has long had an active political climate. It is in the heart of tinsel town where the far Left has always had a level of comfort (See Ron Radosh’s Red Star Over Hollywood). Even when major studio heads like Jack Warner and Walt Disney stood strong against Communism during the Golden Years, the hard [...]

Hollywood Before and After 9/11- Ten Films That Stood Against Evil


Hollywood has long had an active political climate. It is in the heart of tinsel town where the far Left has always had a level of comfort (See Ron Radosh’s Red Star Over Hollywood). Even when major studio heads like Jack Warner and Walt Disney stood strong against Communism during the Golden Years, the hard [...]

Is the USTA and Alec Baldwin Going to Start Politicizing US Open Tennis?


It wasn’t that long ago when the NBA decided to “take a stand” against Arizona’s immigration law. It began with the Phoenix Suns who sported “Los Suns” jerseys as a form of protest. What followed was commentary from airhead Charles Barkley and the rest of the TNT crew who began to spew their senseless political [...]

Leftist George Clooney’s “The American” Is Refreshingly Apolitical


What is refreshing about George Clooney is that he is an A list movie star who is not afraid to take a chance. Of course, he has a solid career that is likely impossible to destroy (unless he takes advice from Mel Gibson).What isn’t refreshing; however, is his consistently hard-Left politics. Regardless, Clooney remains a [...]

How Obama Stopped LA Traffic and Exposed Hollywood’s Disconnect from Reality in the Process


On Monday night (August 16), I was in the Los Angeles area on my way to a local comedy club with some friends. We started down Hollywood Boulevard and didn’t get far before traffic seemed to be slightly more congested than it should be for a Monday night. After it took 20 minutes to get [...]

“Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” Provides A Nostalgic View of Gaming’s Early Days


Do you remember when the original 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System came out? If you do and it brings on a nostalgic feeling, you are likely a member of Generation-Y. The good old days of Super Mario Brothers and 2D fighting games are long gone. However, some of us can still remember a simpler time, when [...]

James Cameron’s Oil Cleanup Plan Snubbed: “We Were Ignored Because I Was Involved”


Why are activist voices from Hollywood usually ignored? Because in most cases they do more harm than good. It is all too common for someone to become famous and then believe fame makes them an expert on everything forever. Of course, not everyone in Hollywood who has feelings about the oil spill is worth avoiding, [...]

“The Other Guys” Channels All the Right Buddy Cop Clichés


The type of comedy that Will Ferrell and writer/director Adam McKay are known for is exactly what film professors teach us not to like. Before showing the class a film, I had a professor once tell us “trust me, it will be better than the next Will Ferrell disaster.” It is the same snobbery that [...]

Will Ferrell’s “The Other Guys” Opens Today, Can We Expect the Usual Bush Derangement Syndrome?


So you’re watching a funny film and you’re thinking to yourself why there aren’t more comedies like this? All of a sudden there is an unwanted “Bush is stupid” joke that no one asked for. You just went from amused to not being able to wait to tell your friends that there is yet another [...]

NRB Blu-ray Review: “Kick Ass” Packs Humor and Style With Every Punch


Why does everybody want to be Paris Hilton and nobody wants to be Spiderman? This is a question that has many answers, but it also provokes more questions. For example, why would someone want to be Paris Hilton in the first place? Fame maybe. But why don’t they want to be Spiderman or any other [...]