REVIEW: “Superman Returns” to all-too-familar territory

SUPERMAN RETURNS RATED PG STARS: BRANDON ROUTH, KATE BOSWORTH, KEVIN SPACEY, JAMES MARSDEN, PARKER POSEY, FRANK LANGELLA, SAM HUNTINGTON, TRISTAN LAKE LEABU DIRECTOR: BRIAN SINGER ******************************** I have to say, I’m pretty amazed at the glowing reviews being tossed Warner Brothers’ way…for "Superman Returns" commits some discretions that are as bad as some of those committed in "Batman and Robin", […]

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WEEKEND UPDATE

Well, it’s been a slow two weeks over here, between the launch of our podcast, Subject:CINEMA (to which the response has been OVERWHELMING…and THANK YOU!), and starting work on Phase II of Popcorn N Roses, set to debut over Labor Day weekend , a lot is getting done behind the scenes. For those of you who have subscribed to the […]

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Subject:CINEMA #2 – Way Down In Deep 13

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTC & Kim take a look at Mystery Science Theatre 3000, it’s influences and culture, how it’s affected moviegoers of all ages, and their favorite MST3K episodes! Segment 1 (:30) – MST3K: Its philosophy, culture, and effects on the moviegoing public Segment 2 (14:38) – Our five favorite […]

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Subject:CINEMA is here!

The DEBUT episode of "Subject:CINEMA" is now online!  The title of the first episode is "Getting To Know You" ,  introducing us as your hosts, with a look at some of our favorite films, why we like them, and what our goals are for the show over the long haul. I will admit that the sound quality on the first […]

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Subject:CINEMA is almost here!

Popcorn N Roses is pleased to announce that the website for our new Podcast is officially open! Subject:CINEMA will be a weekly one-hour discussion of the movies with TCPopcorn and PlatinumRoseLady discussing a different movie topic every week. Information on the show, including what we hope to accomplish with the show, as well as a schedule for our first several […]

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REVIEW: “Good Night and Good Luck” shows George Clooney as a brilliant director

GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK RATED: PG STARS: DAVID STRAITHAIRN, GEORGE CLOONEY, JEFF DANIELS, RAY WISE, ROBERT DOWNEY JR, FRANK LANGELLA, ROSE ABDOO, PETER BORSTEIN DIRECTOR: GEORGE CLOONEY ********************************************************* I have little patience with movies made in black and white these days, but I wanted to see this movie when it came out due to it’s subject matter, but I […]

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REVIEW- “X Men:The Last Stand” a fun, exciting romp…but not without some serious flaws…

X-MEN:THE LAST STAND RATED: PG-13 STARS: HUGH JACKMAN, HALLE BERRY, PATRICK STEWART, IAN MCKELLAN, KELSEY GRAMMER, SHAWN ASHMORE, AARON STANFORD, REBECCA ROMIJN, FAMKE JANSSEN, JAMES MARSDEN, ELLEN PAGE, MICHAEL MURPHEY, JOSEF SUMMER, BEN FOSTER, CAMERON BRIGHT DIRECTOR: BRETT RATNER ******************************************************************** It is safe to say that i’m an X-Men fan. I loved the comic when it was still in reprints […]

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REVIEW: “One Last Thing” a tour-de-force for fast rising star Angarano

ONE LAST THING RATED: R STARS: MICHAEL ANGARANO, CYNTHIA NIXON, SUNNY MABREY, JOHNNY MESSNER, GINA GERSHON, BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL, MATT BUSH, GIDEON GLICK, MICHAEL RISPOLI DIRECTOR: ALEX STEYERMARK @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ "When you are born, you cry, and the world is happy; when you die, the world cries, and you’re happy." One day soon, you’ll be hearing a name in the same […]

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REVIEW: UNITED 93: Remember…

UNITED 93 RATED R STARS: LEWIS ALSAMAN, JJ JOHNSON, GARY COMMOCK, TRISH GATES, POLLY ADAMS, CHEYENNE JACKSON, OPAL ALLADIN, STARLA BENFORD, NANCY MCDONIAL, DAVID ALAN BASCHE, RICHARD BEKINS, SUSAN BLOMMAERT, RAY CHARLESON, CHRISTIAN CLEMENSON, LIZA COLON-ZAYAS, LORNA DALLAS, DENNY DILLON, TRIESTE DUNN, KATE JENNINGS GRANT, PETER HERMANN, TARA HUGO, MARCELINE HUGO, JOE JAMROG, COREY JOHNSON, MASATO KAMO, BECKY LONDON, PETER […]

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SITE NEWS: Marquee Mix 2.0 is ON THE AIR!

We’re happy to announce that the first of our previously announced upgrades has been completed, and Marquee Mix 2.0 is ON THE AIR!  Now with over 200 new songs added, tighter edits to help eliminate empty air, and more diversity in the mix we’re using, MM 2.0 is sure to please everyone! And more songs are on the way; we’ll […]

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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Road Trip Fantasy contrasts against harsh reality for top two spots

The Robin Williams family comedy "RV", about exactly what it implies – a 21st century take on "Vacation", racked up the bucks this weekend at the box office, earning $16.4 million. Lagging behind, but NOT that far behind (despite what some sources would say) was "United 93", the critically-praised, all-too-real story of what happened on board the doomed flight that […]

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MTV Movie Awards have no clean sweep possibilities

MTV announced it’s nominees for the 2006 Movie Awards on Monday. While there were multiple nominees from several movies, no one movie emerged as a clear powerhouse, unlike last year, when "Napoleon Dynamite" walked off with a ton of nominations. Here’s the complete list of nominees: BEST MOVIE * The 40-Year-Old Virgin (Universal Pictures)* Batman Begins (Warner Bros. Pictures)* King […]

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REVIEW: BRICK brings forth a new generation of film noir at its best

BRICK RATED: R STARS: JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT, LUKAS HAAS, NORA ZEHETNER, NOAH SEGAN, NOAH FLEISS, EMILIE DE RAVIN, MEGHAN GOOD, MATT O’LEARY, RICHARD ROUNDTREE DIRECTOR: RIAN JOHNSON @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ To those who might go into this movie unprepared, let me give you a word of advice. Clean out your ears before you leave home, take the time to read the little booklet […]

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OSCAR PREDICTIONS!

Without further ado about…well, nothing….here are my picks for the Oscars. What will win…what SHOULD win, and, most importantly, who or what was completely and unjustly ignored and overlooked…. @@@ BEST PICTURE:What will Win: Brokeback MountainWhat SHOULD win: No OpinionUnjustly overlooked: Rent, Lords of Dogtown, King Kong BEST LEADING ACTOR:Who will Win: Philip Seymour Hoffman, CapoteWho SHOULD win: Joaquin Phoenix, […]

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