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EAGLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE!: Zach Braff Releases First Trailer For Wish I Was Here

EAGLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE!: Zach Braff Releases First Trailer For Wish I Was Here

Why is Zach Braff carrying a swear jar?

Blerd Radio 2013 | Episode 23: Holiday Heart

Blerd Radio 2013 | Episode 23: Holiday Heart

Our latest podcast episode takes its name from an unheralded Christmas classic. A soul-stirring movie starring Ving Rhames (yes, that Ving Rhames) as…a female impersonator who looks suspiciously like disco superstar Sylvester. As you would expect from a December podcast, our focus is on the holidays. Most specifically, holiday movies and holiday music. The ultimate ’80s movie showdown takes place, as Big Money, Dr. Z and Michaels Duquette and Parr decide once and for all which is better- “ National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation ” or “Scrooged.” Michael [...]

16 Days of Halloween Rolled into One: A Buffet of Horror Cinema

16 Days of Halloween Rolled into One: A Buffet of Horror Cinema

Wondering what movies have been doing with the horror genre this year? Just in time for Halloween, let’s look at some of the most notable efforts of 2013, while sprinkling in some random oldies as well, because the cemetery of horror cinema is a vast plot.

Metallica Through The Never: Movie Review

Metallica Through The Never: Movie Review

  Two things become abundantly clear after the conclusion of Through The Never, Metallica’s latest big screen foray: One, if Metallica come to play your town or city they will destroy it. Literally. Two, if there’s ever an open position for “Metallica gopher” you might want to consider applying for something safer, like, say a Police officer maybe? Jokes aside, it’s fitting that the film opened on the 27th anniversary of original bassist Cliff Burton’s death and that current Metallica [...]

Reelfinder: Inside Llewyn Davis

Reelfinder: Inside Llewyn Davis

Hello all! I’m coming to you with what will hopefully be a semi-regular column, “Reelfinder,” as we find new and interesting trailers to present to you. It’s sort of like our “Viewfinder” where we preview the film as if the trailer is the film;s single. We’ll discuss them a bit and tell you why we believe you should see the film that’s coming soon to a theatre near you! A new Coen Bros. film has become quite the anticipated event [...]

bLISTerd: Best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time: Top 10

bLISTerd: Best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time: Top 10

Yesterday we took a trip through Nos. 20-11 on our list of the best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time. Today we present you with the top 10. As you can see from yesterday’s 10, it appears that most of us grew up as children of the ’80s, what with the 1989 version of the Batmobile, the A-Team van, Magnum’s Ferrari and the Griswold’s Family Truckster gracing the list. That doesn’t stop here with six more vehicles that were prominent in [...]

The Popblerd Fall Movie Preview of 2013, November-December

The Popblerd Fall Movie Preview of 2013, November-December

There are some rather spectacular looking movies coming out in the final two months of 2013. Which ones are you planning to see?

bLISTerd: Best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time: Nos 20-11

bLISTerd: Best Pop Culture Vehicles of All-Time: Nos 20-11

It was after a trip to visit a prospect’s business that I wondered aloud, “What’s the coolest pop culture vehicle of all-time?” You see, unfortunately, I’m not actually a full-time scribe for PopBlerd! I’m actually an insurance agent for Nationwide Insurance. And you see the dude remodeled classic vehicles. Like people paid him tons, upon tons of money and he souped-up their already souped-up classic autos. It was quite the sight, seeing three to four classic cars sitting in his [...]

The Popblerd Fall Movie Preview 2013, September-October

The Popblerd Fall Movie Preview 2013, September-October

Wanna know what brand new [paint jobs on the same old] movies will be attacking theaters in the next few months? We have the opinionated scoop on all of them.

#Batfleck - Ben Affleck Named Next Batman!

#Batfleck – Ben Affleck Named Next Batman!

Early this morning news broke that Ben Affleck, he of the Mallrats fame, was named the next Batman, for the upcoming Man of Steel  sequel, set to be released in 2015. Since I’m on the West Coast, I was a little late to the Twittersphere #Batfleck blow up, mostly filled with cries from comic nerds (and wannabe comic nerds) about how awful Affleck will be as the Caped Crusader. I am a Batman fan. Not a huge Batman fan, but I’d grade myself at your [...]

Edgar Wright! Simon Pegg! Nick Frost! The Pop!Blerd Interview!

Edgar Wright! Simon Pegg! Nick Frost! The Pop!Blerd Interview!

“A bitter Frost has just descended on Boston” is the headline that director Edgar Wright gives a group of Boston critics late in July after a lengthy conversation about what it was like working behind-the-scenes on his latest film, The World’s End, when a throwaway comment from Nick Frost (“I fuckin’ hate Edgar!” says Frost after Simon Pegg jokingly calls him bitter when talking about being mates and still not seeing each other on set due to the busy workload) [...]

The World's End: Film Review

The World’s End: Film Review

In the beginning there was Shaun of the Dead which single handedly reignited the zombie flick and introduced audiences not already familiar with the UK’s Spaced to Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright. Then came Hot Fuzz which presented a hyperactive take on the buddy cop genre. Now the boys from across the pond tackle aliens, addiction, and social politics?!?! It’s true! Pegg, Frost, and Wright reunite for the explosive finale to what has been dubbed “Three Flavours Cornetto [...]