All posts by Matt Busekroos

  • Sundance ’09: Mo’Nique wins

    Mo'Nique, star of the late UPN television series, "The Parkers" and films like "Phat Girlz," earned raves for her performance in Lee Daniels' "Push: Based on the Novel by Sapphire" at this year's Sundance Film Festival. "Push"...

    • Posted February 4, 2009
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  • And the Oscar nominees are…

    Hollywood was awakened early on Thursday, Jan. 22 when President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Sid Ganis announced the nominations for the 81st annual ceremony alongside Academy Award winning actor Forest Whitaker. In...

    • Posted January 28, 2009
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  • Train Wreck of the Week: The Secret Life of the American Teenager

    There is nothing worse than watching this sanctimonious piece of garbage. The stilted dialogue and horrific acting is an embarrassment to the medium of television. Shailene Woodley plays Amy Juergens and shows promise as a pregnant teenager,...

    • Posted January 28, 2009
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  • Rave of the Week: Gossip Girl

    The fabulous lives of teenage socialites are examined on the CW drama, "Gossip Girl." Narrated by the witty Kristen Bell, who shined on "Veronica Mars" for three seasons, adds spice to a series known for its salacious...

    • Posted January 28, 2009
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  • Casting Couch

    Tom Wilkinson and Jim Belushi have joined Roman Polanski's "The Ghost." The thriller, based on the novel by Robert Harris, also features Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall and Ewan McGregor. (Variety) Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and...

    • Posted January 28, 2009
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  • Quick Hits

    "The Love Guru" leads Razzie nominations with seven mentions, including nods for stars Mike Myers and Jessica Alba. 9 percent of homes are not ready for the digital changeover from analog television, according to MediaPost Warner Brothers expects to...

    • Posted January 28, 2009
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  • WRECK: The City

    The first time Whitney Port showed up on MTV's The Hills, she seemed like a nice work companion alongside star Lauren Conrad. Since the inexplicable rise of The Hills, MTV thought it was a good idea to...

    • Posted January 21, 2009
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  • RAVE: The Real World Brooklyn

    For the first time, MTV cast eight strangers picked to live in a house and have their lives taped, while in the past only seven were cast. These eight strangers are the most real cast members in...

    • Posted January 21, 2009
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  • TV must see: ‘Friday Night Lights’

    The third season of "Friday Night Lights" finally premiered on Jan. 16 after airing on DirecTV following NBC's deal with the satellite provider last year. After two successful seasons, the ratings-challenged "Lights" is back better than ever....

    • Posted January 21, 2009
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  • Montage celebrates “I Heart Art”

    Now in its fourth year, the annual "I Heart Art" festival celebrates the creativity and talent of Quinnipiac students. Held all day in Alumni Hall on Nov. 19, the art work shown came from different perspectives and...

    • Posted December 3, 2008
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  • ‘You’ll shoot your eye out!’

    The turkey is eaten and the decorations are up. Television programmers throughout broadcast and cable have lined up a month long schedule to celebrate the joyous season. Between Black Friday and Christmas day, animated specials and live...

    • Posted December 3, 2008
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  • Rockin’ the Rec Center

    Ashanti and The Audition played for Quinnipiac students on Nov. 16 and guests at the Recreation Center. Despite lackluster ticket sales, the turn out for the concert increased as the night went on. Early in the evening,...

    • Posted November 19, 2008
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  • 84 years of hot air

    There is nothing better than waking up on Thanksgiving morning to a roasting turkey in the oven, newspaper circulars in disarray on the kitchen table and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on in the background. Since 1924, the...

    • Posted November 19, 2008
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  • CMA’s set to rattle Nashville

    ABC presents the 42nd Country Music Association Awards (CMA's) tonight, which is considered one of the biggest nights for country music. The CMA's will be hosted by country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and will...

    • Posted November 12, 2008
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