| Dec 23, 2009
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel is a kids comedy that screams "Direct to DVD." It doesn't help that it screams that in high, squeaky, three-part harmony.
Whatever slim charms there were in the nostalgic, musically cute and slapstick-friendly first...
| Sep 24, 2009
And we're stayin' alive, stayin' alive.
Ah, ha, ha, ha, stayin' alive, stayin' alive.
The Bee Gees
That is what Marco Rubio is doing.
The polls say he is dead. The big-money contributors say he is dead. The Republican establishment...
| Mar 25, 2009
You listen to a song on the radio and tap your foot to the beat. If you load up your iPod the right way, you can keep your feet moving for an entire workout. In other words, your playlist can do more than fight boredom — it can help you perform...
| Dec 23, 2009
Perhaps not since "The Godfather: Part II" have we seen a sequel come along that more than matches the mastery of the film that came before it -- all the pathos, the brio, the epic sweep. . . . the cheese balls.
I'm referring, as you no doubt have...
| Jan 11, 2010
Setting the pace
Getting 10,000 steps per day roughly coincides with the latest U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommendation that adults get a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. The key word here is "moderate"...
| May 26, 2010
| 1:48 PM
A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now."
The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
| Apr 15, 2010
Getting 10,000 steps per day roughly coincides with the latest U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommendation that adults get a minimum of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week. The key word here is "moderate" - not all steps...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:32 AM
North Carolina's Avett Brothers -- a popular and influential rock band that draws on both bluegrass and punk -- will headline a show at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk on Sept. 20.
Tickets -- $40 and $45 -- go on sale 10 a.m. June 10 through Coxtix....
| Dec 29, 2010
| 7:30 AM
From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
| Oct 23, 2009
by Mark Silva Waterboarding is one thing. But the Bee Gees? And Nine Inch Nails? Saturday night Head-banging taken to a new level: A coalition of rock musicians, including Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (pictured here) and Tom Morello,......
| Oct 23, 2009
Torturing detainees with waterboarding is one thing. But now a coalition of musicians is demanding the details of the Bush administration practice of blasting music -- everything from the Meow mix jingle to Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA" --......