Archive for March, 2012

We Double Team “The Hunger Games”

Our second “Double Team” review is Lionsgate’s $155 million opening-weekend monster, The Hunger Games. First up, Cadillac Jack:
Happy Hunger Games, everyone!
As your popGeezer and I sit down to share our thoughts over this little indie film you might never have heard of (what, you mean you didn’t see the documentary on the Monopoly game at [...]

Is “Awake” Worth Staying Up For? NBC Trots Out Its Long-Awaited Cop/Thriller/Sci-Fi/Procedural/Mystery!

It’s no secret that I’ve been counting the days to the debut of Awake on NBC. It’s also no secret that popGeezer, who was more than a little underwhelmed by the pilot at 2011’s Comic Con this year (he fell asleep!), has been teasing me about it. Now that the show has finally premiered and that pG and [...]

We Double-Team “John Carter”. Wait, That Sounds Funny…

Circumstances have finally fallen into place, and a long-gestating idea now takes form. Welcome to the first of what we hope will be plenty of installments of “Double-Team“. Herein, both your popGeezer and our Cadillac Jack will take critical aim at the same pop-culture creatue. This time around, we christen the series with two views of [...]

Davy Jones, Monkees Singer, Dies at 66

From today’s New York Times:
By MARGALIT FOX

Davy Jones, a singer and, by long-held public consensus, the handsomest and most popular of the Monkees, the collectively young, longhaired, wildly famous and preternaturally buoyant pop group of the 1960s and afterward, died on Wednesday in Indiantown, Fla. He was 66.
The apparent cause was a heart attack, his publicist, Helen [...]