Ann Leary's latest novel The Good House will have you reaching for a big glass of wine then pausing before that perfect first sip -- both a paean to drinking and a cautionary tale told with a fresh, yes, gimlet eye.
Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and I went to see all the animal hijinks and weigh in on how the fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise fares, whether the filmmakers are at all invested in these films at this point, and where the hell did all the humans go?
Why would Sony, which owns the rights to the Spider-Man character, feel that it was a good time to reboot the series with The Amazing Spider-Man? As you probably guessed, it has something to do with money.
I interviewed Leary last week and found that this Irish bad boy is a surprisingly thoughtful and measured professional who sees the success of this seemingly unruly show as the result of a lot of hard work and collaborative talent.
I believe in prescription drugs -- in feeling better. But I also believe if you're sitting at the blackjack table wearing an adult diaper with a fat, bloated face and a 4-hour erection, maybe it's time to slow down a bit.