American Idol Exploits Kiddie Pictures

And then there was Adam Lambert. From an early age he loved donning drag, so it only made sense that he would go onto be the shining star on “Idol.” And by god, Simon Cowell gave the boy a standing ovation along with the rest of us, basically summing up Lambert’s future on the show...

Rock of Ages Shakes Up Broadway

Not everyone will find the huge serving of 80s nostalgia and rock anthems appealing, but those tired of yet another revival might just discover their own golden ticket to the Broadway experience. In a time when theatre producers are checking pay phones for loose change, a guilty pleasure like "Rock of Ages" has potential to draw in the untraditional theatergoer, a patron that reads Perez Hilton rather than the New York Times...

The Wrap: Hey NBC, What the Chuck?

While risks must be taken in order to cultivate quality programming, "Chuck" has had its chance. With Jay Leno's soon to be prime-time show killing an entire hour of programming for NBC, scheduling is more important than ever. Don't let another bag of peanuts waste precious resources...

Sofa Snark: Hello 90210, Goodbye ER – April 5, 2009

This week on Sofa Snark, 90210 returns on the CW and is hotter than ever. Bobby Cannavale takes on Jeremy Piven in Cupid, ER bids a fond farewell to NBC and Terminator ramps back up on Fox in its second to last episode of the season. Other shows covered in this webisode are Gossip Girl, Kings, Lost and Medium...

Keira Knightley Gets Beaten Up, Thankfully

Just when you thought it was safe to go to the movies, director Joe Wright delivers a frightening public service announcement featuring his "Pride and Prejudice" star Keira Knightley. The PSA is set to screen before films in UK movie theaters while a shortened version will hit British television sets April 6th...

South Pacific Shines on Blu-Ray

The last time I screened the film adaptation of Broadway’s “South Pacific,” I was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving in the Pacific. With no Japanese war looming, the movie acted more as a nostalgic look backwards, painted with warm pastels that starkly contrasted anything seen around my military base at the time. It was escapism at its best...

Sofa Snark: The Obama Rant – March 29, 2009

Here's the fourth webisode of Sofa Snark, my weekly vlog series wrapping up the week's prime-time television shows. Portia de Rossi is back on TV, as is Ian McShane. Balthazar Getty takes a hike from "Brothers and Sisters" and "Lost" has gone primal. Other shows hit on include "Gossip Girl," "Better off Ted," "Big Love," "Kings," "Breaking Bad," "Saving Grace," "Heroes," and "Grey's Anatomy." Until next time, xoxo.