Disney’s `Tangled’ updates Rapunzel

Disney Will Stop Making Princess Movies Because Boys Think They’re Icky Walt Disney’s modernizing of the Grimm fairy tale is thorough enough that even the original title, “Rapunzel,” has been swapped for “Tangled.” One can’t help but wonder if in today’s Hollywood, we might look forward to other contempo fairy tales like “Heeled” (“Cinderella”), “Ambiened” […]


The movie starts with Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) washed up on a beach. He is injured and seems delirious. He opens his eyes once and sees two kids playing on the beach. Some men with guns (they appear to be guards) take him to an old man, telling the man that Cobb was alone and […]

Prince William engaged to marry

The college romance that seemed to falter in the harsh glare of adulthood has blossomed at last, promising Britain its biggest royal wedding since Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer almost 30 years ago. Royal officials announced Tuesday that Prince William and Kate Middleton will marry next spring or summer in London, ending years of […]

Anthony Soprano Jr.

“You know what really pisses me off about my dad? He did all these really great things, then, before he was my dad…now he’s just an asshole.” Tony’s second born and namesake, Anthony Soprano, Jr. is capable of causing his father more agita than the FBI’s entire New Jersey Field Office. Anthony Jr. is an […]

Stage 5 Episode 79

Directed by: Alan Taylor Written by: Terence Winter “Bein’ a boss is a young man’s game.” Open on: the boss Sally Boy discovers Frankie’s bloody corpse hanging in a chop shop, he inches around to discover Michael crawling out from the trunk of a car. Pull back to reveal: the editing monitors this scene is […]

To Save Us All From Satan’s Power Episode 36

Directed by: Jack Bender Written by: Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess A somnolent visit with the ghosts of Christmas past lands Tony back on Melfi’s couch. Janice decides to host Christmas dinner – if she can find time off from her music making with sleepy boyfriend Aaron. Silvio has a bad dream about some missing […]


Facebook, by some measurements the most popular social network with more than 200 million active users worldwide, is one of the fastest-growing and best-known sites on the Internet today. The company, founded in 2004 by a Harvard sophomore, Mark Zuckerberg, began life catering first to Harvard students and then to all high school and college […]

Unidentified Black Males Episode 61

Directed by: Tim Van Patten Written by: Matthew Weiner and Terence Winter “I thought I was smart and that’s why I bumped him up and protect him. Turns out I’m still just a fucking robot to my own pussy-ass weakness.” On a sweltering afternoon, the two Tonys are watching a Mets game on the tube. […]

How old is too old for trick-or-treating?

Have you ever looked out your peephole and felt scared of a trick-or-treater? You’re not alone. Mayor Mark Eckhert of Belleville, Ill., says he’s heard a ton of complaints from frightened single mothers and senior citizens who are less than happy about the  “6-foot-tall kids” that ring their doorbells on Halloween. His solution: To create […]

Beauty treatments from the kitchen

From Kitchen Cabinet to Medicine Cabinet: Beauty Substitutes You Already Have According to Dr. Patricia Wexler, exfoliating is one of the most important things we can do for the health of our skin. Best-selling author and makeup artist Carmindy reveals that plain old white sugar is one of the best exfoliators around. Keep a jar […]