Entertainment Link-Off: One Less Problem

felicity-jones-film-festivalIt’s the last day of January, and it just so happens to land on a Saturday, so here’s the last ELO of the month! Kicking things off is Felicity Jones. I recently saw The Theory of Everything, which happens to be a fantastic film and all the acting performances were indeed very good. 

After the jump, so notes on Game of Thrones, Jupiter Ascending isn’t really trending upwards, Fantastic Four gets very serious and watch Team Coco tackle Mortal Kombat X! Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Four Weeks In

kaya-scodelario-instyle-ukTime sure is zipping by quickly. All of a suddenly, January is fast approaching its end and the second month is just around the corner. Gonna kick off the latest edition of the ELO with Kaya Scodelario. She can be found in The Maze Runner and the upcoming Scorch Trials. Also, it has been reported that she’s been tapped to do the next Pirates of the Carribean flick!

After the jump, Simon Pegg is pulling double duty in Star Trek 3, Spielberg had an interesting take on American Sniper, casting news for X-Men: Apocalypse, the Super Bowl has caused a clash between Captain America and Star Lord, you should be watching The 100 and finally Fall Out Boy is channeling some uptown funk. Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Onward and Upward!

anna kendrick nylonIt’s Saturday once again, so it’s time for another edition of the Entertainment Link-Off. It’s been a busy week with plenty of big announcements. Anyway, the awards season is well underway and there are plenty of great flicks to check out in cinemas. Let’s start off with Anna Kendrick today. You can catch her in the flick Into the Woods, which is quite good by the way.

After the jump, a look at some Oscar surprises and snubs this year, George Lucas knows nothing about The Force Awakens, Seth Rogen has great taste in movies, Chuck Bartowski returns to TV, The CW is doing pretty well and let’s calculate your chances of finding a soulmate! Continue reading

Who is the Most Popular Pop Star in America? (Infographic)

There are all the Billboard charts, YouTube views and countless of random and pointless awards shows but there is no definitive way of determining who is the biggest pop star in the world is right now.

Well, that is until now. Our friends at Movoto have crunched the numbers to figure out which of today’s biggest pop stars is the most popular in each American state. It’s not a clean sweep but there certainly is an oerwhelming favourite pop star in the US right now.

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Entertainment Link-Off: Be Careful What You Wish For

maggie graceInto the Woods just hit the screens in Australia so that’s the film that I’m most excited about checking out this weekend. Meanwhile, everyone else can enjoy the third installment to the Taken series as Liam Neeson kicks all kinds of ass once again. Despite the constant decline in quality throughout the film franchise, there’s is always a good reason to see it and it’s all because of Maggie Grace. 

After the jump, Daredevil gets a release date, 50 Shades of Grey is a bit unusual, some Batman related news, Downton Abbey takes on Cards Against Humanity, parkour is probably not the best method for dealing with zombies and watch the first episode of David, the webseries from Youtube artist David Choi. Continue reading

Doctor Who: Last Christmas Review

doctor-who-last-christmas-headerLike the last couple of Doctor Who Christmas specials, this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special come with some intrigue for the series going forward. Last year’s saw the denouement of the Eleventh Doctor and the introduction of Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor.

This year, the intrigue was all about Clara. Lead actors and actresses on Doctor Who haven’t been particularly long-lived on the show with Amy and Rory being the longest tenured at two-and-a-half season. So while we were all hoping for a happy Christmas story, the whole episode would be about the mystery contract status of Jenna Coleman.

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Entertainment Link-Off: Brand New Year

karen gillan spectrum 12015 is here! Fresh start to the new year but it looks like people are still in holiday mode, so it’s another somewhat slow week. Let’s kick off the ELO entry of 2015 with Karen Gillan. It’s too bad her latest show Selfie got canned by ABC. Woulda been nice to have her in the weekly fixtures of the TV viewing schedule. 

After the jump, Neill Blomkamp shares some very impressive concept art for his never-been-made Alien film, Oscar flicks getting their annual bashing before award season, Sam Raimi admits Spider-Man 3 was awful, and enjoy some music to your ears in the music recommendation(s) of the week. Continue reading