Doesn’t seem like too long ago when pop star Rihanna bursted onto the scene with her infectious first single “Pon De Replay” in 2005. Since then, she has been turning heads both as an artist and a media headline, with the infamous relationship with Chris Brown overshadowing her most recent albums. Now, her seventh studio album Unapologetic is out, and all the drama following it doesn’t help, hurt, or destroy it at all. We do, however, get an okay pop album. [Read more...]
As I walked out of the theater after seeing Funny People, I felt a little let down by this sloppy addition to Judd Apatow’s empire. Based on what my fellow audience members were mumbling, most of us seemed to agree. It was funny, but man was it way too long; both obviously and painfully so. It was as if after the production wrapped, the editor had a dilemma on their hands, and this is what I could discern from the movie. There are all these moments that should have been trimmed for time, but when the final edit came to be they couldn’t decide what should go, so they just stuck it all in. Because of this, it was almost like this whole film was a montage sequence, a collage of some of comedies finest moments.