American remakes of British television shows tend to be hit or miss. The Office certainly found a place in America’s heart, but countless others just didn’t quite make the trip across the pond. Showtime’s Shameless gives
an award-winning Brit series a Chicago-style makeover, resulting in one
of the grittiest portrayals of lower class family life on U.S.
Piano man Billy Joel and Gangsta Rap icon Tupac Shakur
finally have something in common. No, Joel hasn’t gotten a big “Thug
Life” tattoo inked across his ample abdominal area. Instead, Shakur’s
music is being used — Movin’ Out-style — as the basis for a planned Broadway musical from Tony nominee Kenny Leon.
The Enquirer’s Cliff Radel
informed readers today that not all of the historical lore out there
about the devastating Ohio River flood of 1937 is true. Apparently, it’s
not really true that houses floated down the river and came to rest
elsewhere completely intact, despite many tales told by locals over the
I wish that I didn’t have to review Timecrimes. Not that I didn’t like it — quite the opposite. This Spanish sci-fi thriller is one of the most original films released in years. Why the hesitation? Simple. In order to experience this intense mind-fuck puzzle to its fullest, confronting it blank is essential.