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A Better Idea for Branding Public Transit

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

So if a car's experience is so fundamentally different than riding transit, what parallel experience can we plumb for joyous attributes? I would propose we look for a model to long-distance trains and their sense of possibility and romance, not the raw sex of cars.

"Hop" = No Hope (Unless You're White)

John Shore | Posted 05.15.2012 | Latino Voices
John Shore

The primary, overt, not-even-slightly-subtle message of the deplorable movie Hop, out on DVD March 23, is that the very idea of Hispanics succeeding is a joke.

A Stern Reminder about the Race in Universal Pictures' Hop

Mark Cassello | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Cassello

On March 23, 2012, Universal Pictures will release the Easter-themed film, Hop, on Blu-ray and DVD. Although some hail Hop as a family-friendly Easter...

Weekend Box Office: Rio Tops, While Scream 4 Under-Performs and The Conspirator Surprises

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.17.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If the estimate holds, Rio will become the first pic of the year to top $40 million. There will be talk that the film should have opened higher due to being 3D, but 2011 is quickly proving that 3D is no longer an enticement.

Unhip Hop: Race Relations in a Children's Movie

John Shore | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
John Shore

The primary message of the movie Hop isn't that Easter is swell, or that talking bunnies are adorable (the main one in this movie, E.B. -- short for E...

Russell Brand Dominates Hollywood

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The good news for Russell Brand is that his animated comedy "Hop" remains the top movie for the second-straight weekend with $21.7 mill...

Weekend Box Office: Hop Tops Again, Soul Surfer Surprises, Your Highness Underwhelms

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.10.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There were four new releases this weekend and frankly none of them did well. Oddly enough, all four were female-driven, which means they should have been spread out. Instead they hurt each other.

Russell Brand Landing Major Role In Star Studded Film: Report

Posted 06.05.2011 | Entertainment

The rise of Russell Brand continues. Brand ruled the box office last weekend with his animated Easter Bunny film "Hop," and is storming the press t...

Easter Bunny Beats Up Jake Gyllenhaal

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 06.04.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Easter bunny has hopped into the top spot at the weekend box office. Russell Brand's family comedy "Hop" debuted at No. 1 wit...

Weekend Box Office: Hop Scores $38m, Source Code and Insidious Open Well, Sucker Punch Crashes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 06.03.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Until tomorrow's final numbers are released, Hop has the top opening weekend of 2011. Universal didn't even bother hyping the celebrity voices, instead selling the various cuddly characters.

HuffPost Review: Hop

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Hop's two-dimensional presentation during a year when 3D is completely overdone certainly earns the movie extra points in my book. Unfortunately, that is about the best I can say about it.

The Maverick Myth Debunk Project

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen C. Rose

The maverick narrative is being grinded at by the McCain camp, but together we can demonstrate that, of the two men, it is Obama who is the outsider and reformer. McCain is just a conservative hack.