Ratings Reveal Oscars No Longer Olympics of Movie Industry

The results in! The Oscars are no longer the Olympics of the film industry. The 87th Academy Awards’ viewership was down 16%, the lowest in six years. This roughly translates into 36 million viewers. The 2012 London Summer Olympics were one of the most watched on TV in history. Reportedly, over 219.4 million Americans alone […]

THE DUFF Movie Review

THE DUFF is based on a book by author Kody Keplinger. She wrote it when she was only 17 years old. At the heart of this story, Keplinger says “is the realization that at some point in life, everyone feels the DUFF.” THE DUFF is a cute high school comedy about coming to terms with who you […]

Award Show Fatigue Sets In Before Oscars

Fortunately, there’s only one more important awards show for us viewers to endure. If the Oscars weren’t, IMHO, the most important rewards handed out to filmmakers, I would ignore this broadcast altogether. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I am already suffering from Awards Show Fatigue (ASF). Watching The Grammys this year was particularly excruciating. The significant […]

Spend Valentine’s Day at San Diego Museum of Art’s Love Tour

This Valentine’s Day, The San Diego Museum of Art is embracing romance with a new, love-themed art tour. Couples can enjoy the best love-inspired works in the Museum’s collection with For the Love of Art: Love in Works from the Permanent Collection. The tour will be offered on select days throughout February with a special picnic package from […]

Interview with SpongeBob SquarePants Former Head Writer Steven Banks

If a cartoon is going to unseat “American Sniper” from the top box-office spot, then it must be a mighty animation. According to predictions around the internet that almighty animation is, “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water.” A few years ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Steven Banks at Comic-Con. He was the […]