Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
They came for G.I. Joe, and we said nothing, because we always thought G.I. Joe was kinda dumb.Then they came for Transformers, and we said nothing, because Michael Bay is unstoppable and anyway, Megan Fox is hot.But then they came for Battleship, and we realized that soon, there would be no chil ... More >>
Sean Penn bravely took time out of his busy schedule of giving back massages to Hugo Chavez (or as Robert De Niro put it, "respectfully advising world leaders"), and managed to kill all of our Mickey Rourke Oscar dreams while simultaneously reversing Proposition 8 in the process. Hooray Sean Penn, y ... More >>
The Oscar nominations came out this morning. There were some surprises, but as virtually everyone expected, Mickey Rourke got a nod for best lead actor for his role in The Wrestler. What started as a local hook for covering awards-show nonsense has turned into quite a saga detailing Rourke's strange ... More >>
Excuse me for covering this Best Actor Oscar race like a political election, but I need some horse race drama in my blogging life, and the 2010 elections are just so far --too far-- away. That being said, the Golden Globes are kind of like the 2008 Florida democratic primary. They don't really matte ... More >>
Miami's quintessential bad boy climbs back in the ring with The Wrestler.
Miami's very own actor/nutcase extraordinaire Mickey Rourke just got himself nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe for his work in The Wrestler. Hell yeah, we'll be drunk scooter-ing in celebration tonight! Rourke will be up against Leonardo DiCaprio, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, and Frank Langella come ... More >>
We haven't seen any of the performance that will likely be honored with an Oscar nod (except possibly Heath Ledger's Joker), but the race is tightening up. Local crazy person Mickey Rourke is still in the running for his turn in The Wrestler, but Sean Penn jumped into the lead with his performanc ... More >>
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