"If It Hadn't Been for Those Kids": Red Dawn, Rebooted

All apocalyptic stories are about wish fulfillment to some extent. But Red Dawn, opening today, is the purest jolt of wish-fulfillment I've seen in ages, about the fall of America and the rise of some plucky kids who Suck It Up and Do What Must Be Done. This is an action movie so ridiculous, it barely qualifies as… » 11/21/12 12:00pm 11/21/12 12:00pm

Why The Possession cast was terrified of the real "dybbuk box" behind…

Little known fact: Exorcism film The Possession is based on a real item called a "dybbuk box." The box, which imprisons evil spirits, made headlines years ago. But when actors Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Natasha Calis were asked if they wanted to bring the original on set, their reaction was, no thank you. Because it's… » 8/30/12 4:20pm 8/30/12 4:20pm

The absolute greatest future dystopia where liberals have won

In the dystopian future Community, Christianity is outlawed, promiscuity and homosexuality are pretty much required by law, and almost everyone has a mind-controlling implant. Only the Comedian himself, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, can stand against the ultimate triumph of secular values. » 11/17/10 5:35pm 11/17/10 5:35pm

Watchmen Movie Keeps It Real

Zack Snyder's Watchmen will keep much of the darkness in Alan Moore's comic, judging from Jeffrey Dean Morgan's angst over playing the Comedian. Morgan, who sports a mustache and icky hair for the role (see photo), has a hard time with some of the Comedian's "morally neutral" ways. There are days that the Grey's Anatomy » 12/11/07 6:00am 12/11/07 6:00am