Entertainment Link-Off: Written in the Stars

halle-berry-vanityfair13-01Good news, folks. If everything goes according to schedule, Jackie is back in two weeks. So you only have to put up with my take on the ELO today and next Saturday.

And even better news for you guys is that there are some decent movies this weekend. If you’re looking for a Twilight parody or a zombie movie parody, you’ll be looking for Warm Bodies. It’s actually been well reviewed. If you just want to watch a bad 80’s action movie, there’s Sly’s new Bullet to the Head. It’s Sly doing an action movie. Can it be anything other than campishly bad? Okay, Cliffhanger was just bad.

Anyway, Vanity Fair did their annual Hollywood issue again. I don’t quite know why but Halle Berry was in it. Has she been in a good movie since X-Men 2? Continue reading

Entertainment Link-Off: Op-Ed

berenice-marlohe-omega12-07Once again, I draw in for Jackie for the entertainment links. Unfortunately, this weekend is a complete wasteland. Nothing noteworthy is opening this weekend. Okay, there’s that Killing Them Softly movie starring Brad Pitt which critics like and movie goers are lukewarm on. Since I don’t think she’s been featured in a set of the entertainment links, here’s Bond girl Berenice Marlohe. Continue reading

Worst of Music: Rihanna and Chris Brown – Birthday Cake (Remix)

For those of you hoping for my normal critique of what is wrong with today’s music industry will be disappointed today. Yes, I will be talking about the song but that’s not today’s focus. You see, this week’s Worst of Music song is a remix of Birthday Cake by Rihanna featuring Chris Brown. The history between those two is well documented but the problems with this song go well beyond the infamous incident of 2009. Continue reading

Worst of Music: Chris Brown – Look At Me Now

Sometimes songs win the Worst of Music award because they’re legitimately horrible songs. Other times, they can win just because of how ironic they are. Take the latest offering from Chris Brown called Look At Me Now. If you have to ask how this song is ironic, then you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last couple of years. That and you haven’t listened to the song. Continue reading