Cowboys and Aliens is a mess on so many levels: improbable casting, ridiculous wardrobe choices, plot (see below), rampant kumbaya-ism, lame homages, and a screenplay only a screenwriter's mother could like.
This weekend is an excellent example of why it's the numbers, not the rankings that matter when discussing box office. And, more importantly, the context of the numbers must be taken into account as well as the hard figures.
The big story this week was the horrible terror attack in Norway. But some late night shows focused on happier things, like the looming debt ceiling deadline.
I got to live in exotic places, mix with various cultures, learn how others lived (and thought). All that "internationalizing," as my father called it, would help me later as a foreign correspondent reporting from various parts of the world.
Who among us doesn't long for adventure, fortune and glory? Alongside your new BFF Indiana Jones, at this exhibit you'll experience the real stories behind relics like the Holy Grail and decipher ancient scripts.
Many previously flush donors have been forced to cut back on their generosity. Asking the remaining contributors to dig deeper is not the answer in most cases. What's a nonprofit to do?
Baabaazuzu, a wildly creative design shop in Lake Leelanau, Michigan, handcrafts vests, sweaters, scarfs, gloves and purses out of recycled wool sweaters and blankets.
Reserve a seat at one of Sant Ambroeus' candle lit tables and you might catch the likes of Bono, Lenny Kravitz, Harrison Ford or Matt Dillon, all of whom I have seen many times dining there.
Look, I know the cost of a Super Bowl ad is ridiculous, and promotional budgets for books aren't exactly what you'd call big. But at some point, don't you have to take a risk?
Style School from The Gilt MANual shows you the most notable looks of the week in menswear and what you can learn from them. Of course Bryan Ferry's ...
I've worked with Peter Weir and Roman Polanski. Witness is taught in universities as an example of the perfect screenplay. Sweet Jesus, are you hearing this? What the hell was I thinking?
Morning Glory is a lighthearted film that starts off a little slow but ends up being embraced by the audience. Stars Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford and...
Jeff Goldblum and J.J. Abrams together on the same red carpet? Somewhere the geek universe was smiling.
Morning Glory is a romantic comedy in all the ways that matter except the most important: It rarely provides the humor it promises. It's like a soufflé that never rises.