Children’s Programming Today is Immoral

Everyone remembers the good old days when the cartoons on television were funny. No one ever got hurt, the cartoon characters were immortal and could take a pounding and just spring back for more. The cartoons of days past were more slapstick and accidental.

G.I. Joe – A History of an American Icon

GI Joe has been a part of the social landscape for over 60 years. Interest in this character has again re-ignited with the release of the summer blockbuster movie, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. Here is a brief rundown on the variety of ways GI Joe has been a part of our lives.

What HDTV is Right For You?

High definition televisions are becoming the norm everywhere these days around the country. Just like we made the jump from radio to black and white, black and white to color, HDTV is the new way to watch television. The term HDTV though covers a wide variety of items.

Salute Your Shorts – Best Nickelodeon Show Ever

All children who grew up in the early 1990s loved Nickelodeon shows. However, did it ever get better than Salute Your Shorts? Salute Your Shorts took place at Camp Anawana where the a group of kids were spending their summer.

“9” is Another Tim Burton Triumph of Style Over Substance

I can’t tell you how many times over the last 17 years I’ve gotten all excited seeing an incredibly cool trailer for a film only to have my expectations shattered to see Tim Burton’s name attached to the movie. Now don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate Tim Burton. He’s been responsible for some films I love, but I do generally consider his involvement with a movie as a curse rather than a benefit.

Why Can the Films of Martin Scorsese Completely Change Your Life?

“The mirror does not flatter, it faithfully shows whatever looks into it; namely the face we never show to the world because we cover it with the persona, the mask of the actor. But the mirror lies behind the mask and shows the true face.” (Carl G. Jung)

Stairway to Heaven – Famous Korean TV Drama

Did you know that Stairway to Heaven is one of the most successful Korean dramas ever made? It continues to be popular in countries all across Asia most especially the Philippines. But what makes this Korean drama so great?

Examining the Home Theater Experience

For movie and sports buffs everywhere, a home theater has been the ultimate in home entertainment experiences. This article explains some of the options available to you in the home theater arena.

The Producer

First thing you want to do once you have your great movie idea is find a producer or become one. The reason I believe the producer is the most important part of a film is because the producer is the person that brings action to the project, and in essence, can make the project and him or herself a success.

Naperville Independent Film Festival Delivers Entertainment Value

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to turn around and see an actor or director sitting next to you at a movie? I had that experience on several occasions this week at the 2nd Annual Naperville Independent Film Festival or NIFF in Naperville, Illinois.

MTV’s The Real World – Then and Now

The Real World is a show that was created by Mary Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray and has been airing on MTV since 1992. The concept of the show is to put seven completely different strangers in a house and film them 24 hours a day everyday for several months. In those months these characters laugh, cry, fight, and learn a lot about each other. From 1992-2001 the focus of the show was getting seven diverse individuals in the house of different backgrounds to interact and learn about each other and different cultures. Fast forward almost 20 years later, the focus is now getting a bunch of hot people in a house to have sex and create faux drama for the cameras.

Grey’s Anatomy – Season Six Season Premiere Opinion – Did it Live Up to the Hype?

On Thursday September 24, 2009 the long awaited season premiere of Grey’s Anatomy finally premiered. Last season audiences were left with the most shocking cliff hanger of all five seasons: The death of either George O’Malley or Izzie Stevens! To devoted viewers of the show, the thought alone of losing one of the fab five was simply unfathomable. Unfortunately the inevitable happened when George O’Malley died.