All posts tagged "American Idol"

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review: Uneven, Sloppy GOD BLESS AMERICA Still Packs a Potent Punch

    Logic dictates that I should dislike God Bless America more than I do.  Filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait\’s (yes, that Bobcat Goldthwait) bloody satire is too loud, too scruffy, and way too heavy-handed – it\’s the kind of movie where the characters are less people than they are mouthpieces for Goldthwait\’s social grievances.  In...

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    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 15 May – 22 May

    The West End Cinema\’s top selections come in two flavors: contemporary and vintage.  The new movie is Bobcat Goldthwait\’s God Bless America, which has already courted controversy from critics and audiences alike.  I can\’t see why: a high-school girl and a middle-aged, terminally ill schlub go on a cross-country rampage, hunting down...

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    Darkly Funny “God Bless America” Gives Society Middle Finger

    Have you ever felt like the world we live in is headed down the tubes and ridding itself of kindness and value? It’s a red flag in our American culture when TV consists of trash, whether it be rich, spoiled housewives, entitled girls on their sweet 16 birthdays, or the celebration of...

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    Got Talent or Talented Youth? Check Out These National Competitions

    If you, or a young person you know, is ready to be the next big newly discovered talent then opportunities abound!  American Idol, Quaker Chewy Cocoa Superstar Search 2011, and Disney Channel’s Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off are ready to make you famous. Unlike past decades, the chances for talented individuals...

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    American Idol Recap: The Top 3 Battle For The Finale

    The top 3 finalists of American Idol’s season 10 graced the idol stage last night and sang three songs each. First song was their choice, second was mentor and producer Jimmy Iovine’s choice, and the third song laid in the judges’ hands. Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, and Haley Reinhart sang for the...

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    James Durbin On American Idol Elimination: “I’ve Accomplished A Lot And I’m Proud Of What I Did On The Show”

    22 year old California native James Durbin got the boot on American Idol last night after his performance of “Don’t Stop Believing” and “Love Potion #9″ on Wednesday night’s show. A fan favorite, due to his admission for having Tourettes and Asperger’s, Durbin was the voice for young people around the country...

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    American Idol Top 4 Recap: Inspirational & The Songs Of Leiber & Stoller

    This week the season 10 Idols had the performance of their lifetimes as they approached the finale. The contestants sang for the top 3 spots and the opportunity to go back to their hometown to bask in the American Idol glory. Last night each contestant sang two songs;  a song that was...

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    Jacob Lusk On American Idol Elimination: “It’s About Touching People With My Music”

    Jacob Lusk may have gotten the boot last night on American Idol, but he is leaving the show with his head held high. The man who brought “church” to the Idol stage made it very clear that the pressure wasn’t getting to him, he was just getting tired. In the midst of...

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    American Idol Top 5: Now & Then

    Season 10’s American Idols took on songs from now and then. “Now”, being current and “then” being the 1960s. This was the perfect night for the contestants to show America what they got with not one, but two songs, and with one of those songs, showcasing what they would sound like if...