The countdown until the big day for Hollywood bigwigs is drawing closer and with no titanic films owning the categories (see a little movie from previous years about a ring) stars, executives and crews will all hold their breath. And if you’re holding your breath waiting for the second half of my Oscar review, breathe you fools! Have no fear; read on and peruse the potential victors of the silver screen. […]
February is perhaps the hardest transition for movie goers. All of the late Christmas bloomers have left theaters and it is still months before the summer rush begins. But there’s still excitement for the film fanatics when rumors begin to swirl about who will take home the golden statue of the nude man holding a sword. […]
You can always tell it’s the holiday season when a) the temperature starts dropping, b) your bank account is racing the temperature to the zero mark and c) Hollywood blitzes the market with a barrage of late-year flicks featuring the biggest stars teamed up with even larger budgets. […]
Who can save the world from peril? Super Baby? Samuel L. Jackson? I’m guessing “Coach” Craig T. Nelson wasn’t high on your guessing list as hero to humanity, but in the latest brilliant stroke by Pixar, “Mr. Incredible,” the man with the monotone, is our only hope. […]
Editor’s note: Scott Napolitano attended a speech by Christopher Reeve on Sept. 29, and wrote about his experience in the Oct. 6 issue of The Signal. Below, he shares his reaction to the actor’s recent death.
I’ve been told that your childhood ends when one of your heroes passes away and you wake up the next day feeling that much older. […]
Christopher Reeve, best known as the man who made a generation believe a man can fly as Superman, appeared at First Energy Park in Lakewood as the keynote speaker for “Empower New Jersey 2004: A Night of Motivation and Inspiration” on Sept. 29. The paralyzed actor made his audience believe he will walk again. […]
In a more technologically advanced 1930s America, driven reporter Polly Perkins has stumbled onto a very large story. By large, of course, I mean sky-scraper-sized laser spewing robots of destruction that steal resources before disappearing to parts unknown. […]
As we end the first quarter of February, the Oscar race is finally beginning to heat up. Studio execs are doing everything within their power to sway Academy voters to pick their “masterpiece” as the year’s best. Press junkets are more numerous than primaries at this point (and it seems the candidates for the Oscars this year have almost as difficult a time as the Democratic presidential hopefuls). […]
Well folks, it’s that time of year again – when the bigwigs behind the biggest films of the year butt heads to take home a golden statue of a nude man holding a sword. Actors and actresses compete to come up with the longest running, driest and/or most politically offensive speech of the evening. […]
As if dealing with girlfriend issues, puberty and passing class wasn’t enough, Clark Kent of WB’s “Smallville” has bigger fish to fry this season – how to gain the forgiveness of his parents after causing the cataclysmic explosion that resulted in a death in the family. […]
On the surface, the plot of “Identity” is as simple as can be: 10 people check into a dingy motel on a stormy night. Unbeknownst to the eclectic array of worn-out travelers, a killer is in their midst.
One by one, the group is picked apart, and then found brutally murdered in a number of gruesome ways. […]
Question: what is crazier than the usual insanity of an Adam Sandler movie? Answer: an insane Adam Sandler movie with Jack “Hereeeee’s Johnny” Nicholson. The plot of Sandler’s latest comedy focuses on the misadventures of the misunderstood Dave Buznik. After “assaulting” an airline attendant, the meek Dave is sentenced to an anger management course. […]
For one evening, over 90 members of the College community left a world on the brink of possible war to focus on a different struggle: the battle for Middle Earth in the acclaimed series “Lord of the Rings,” as a part of a lecture presentation made by Edward James, professor of history at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. […]
Facing curveballs and spike-thrusting base runners is hard enough for any baseball player to stand up to. For Jackie Robinson, pioneer of integrated sports and hero to the equal rights movement, the challenging play on the diamond was trivial in comparison to the hardships he was forced to endure. […]