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by Clarke Wolfe [19 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
3 Episodes to Turn You Into A Buffy Fan – Nerd Out

From “True Detective” to “Game of Thrones” to “The Walking Dead,” genre is huge on television right now and Clarke Wolfe wants to give credit where credit is due to the show that ushered in the idea that you could make a meaningful genre television show and also have it be incredibly popular!

Pop 5 »

by Clarke Wolfe [2 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Movie Sequels We Actually Want To See – POP 5

Summer movie season is upon us and sequels are more popular than ever! “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “22 Jump Street,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Rio 2″ are all sequels in 2014 and since the unnecessary follow up has become a necessary evil of movie fandom, we’d like to countdown the POP5 Sequels That We’d Actually Like to See!

Love Letters »

by Clarke Wolfe [16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
THEPOPFIX Introduces Lady Love Letters

Recently I found myself driving down Sunset Boulevard shocked at the images hovering above me. Normally I try to avert my eyes as the Sunset skyline is littered with half naked models attempting to sell me things that I can’t afford or convince me to look a way that I’ll never look. But this time, something different happened: towering above me was Amy Poehler as her “Parks and Recreation” alter-ego Leslie Knope. A little further down, stopped at a red light, I noticed Amy Schumer gazing down from on high in a billboard for her show “Inside Amy Schumer.” Further west was Julia Louis-Dreyfus commanding her fleet in an ad for the latest season of “Veep.” It appeared that women, really, strong and funny women, had taken over the Sunset Strip.

Worst Things I Read... »

by Clarke Wolfe [9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Horror Movies – Worst Things I Read

Regular viewers of THEPOPFIX know Clarke Wolfe by now. She’s the gal who is all about glasses, nautical stripes and horror! And as she’s discussed before in the case of “Paranormal Activity,” horror often gets a bad wrap whether it’s slow burn or slasher, ghosts or gore. Today Jill Kill joins THEPOPFIX to discuss the Worst Things I Read… About Horror Movies. Can’t even the classics catch a break? Spoiler Alert: not likely.

Pop 5, Video »

by Clarke Wolfe [21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Movies That Should Be Musicals – POP 5

It was confirmed earlier this week that “Pretty Woman,” the movie that turned Julia Roberts into America’s Sweetheart, will be turned into a Broadway musical. “Pretty Woman” joins “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Back to the Future” as two major movies that are currently getting the musical make over and let’s not forget “The Evil Dead,” “Spider-Man,” “Big,” “Some Like It Hot,” “The Wedding Singer” and “Carrie” that came before.

The Cultured Critic »

by Clarke Wolfe [19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
THE CRITIC: “Muppets Most Wanted” Review

Who doesn’t love The Muppets? The lovable combination of Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, The Great Gonzo and all the rest have been delighting audiences for decades and were revived on the big screen back in 2012 by mega fans and funny men Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller in Disney’s “The Muppets.” The movie was directed by “Flight of the Conchords” alum James Bobin and became a critical and financial success, even taking home an Oscar for music supervisor and fellow “Flight of the Conchords” alum Bret McKenzie‘s song “Man …

Nerd Out »

by Clarke Wolfe [10 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Why I’ll Miss “True Detective”

Ah! “True Detective.” So awesome. So great. I can’t! Did you see the finale last night? For a show that not a lot of people saw coming – for all intents and purposes to many it looked like just another crime drama – fans discovered outstanding performances (Hello McConaissance!), incredibly structured writing and a show that put director Cary Fukunaga on the map…

News »

by Clarke Wolfe [24 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
RIP Harold Ramis

Harold Ramis, star of Ghostbusters and director of Groundhog Day, has died. Ramis made his directorial debut with the golf comedy classic Caddyshack and went on to direct National Lampoon’s Vacation, Multiplicity and the Analyze movies. He was also an incomparable comedy screenwriter with credits including Ghostbusters and Stripes.