• Hedge Funds, movies

    How Katherine Heigl’s Rack Nearly Sank Bridgewater

    The LA Times published an extremely moving piece over the weekend about a new crisis in hedge fund land. Managers who, after signing on to finance shit movies you couldn’t even pay former Bear Stearns movie blogger Rich Marin to go see and review, are losing money. Like, assloads of it. And they’re upset about […]

    / Feb 20, 2008 at 4:38 PM
  • movies

    Need motivation to pump this shitty market into year-end? Here’s some inspiration for you:

    Is that not a good enough justification for me posting this clip? Well how about this: it’s after 5, I’ve run out of caffeine, I haven’t had lunch, I’m tired and I haven’t showered yet today. This is my gift to myself, and I don’t have to justify shit to you. I might even post […]

    / Dec 19, 2007 at 5:20 PM
  • movies, Wall Street

    Oliver Stone Is Disappointed In, Flummoxed By, Disgusted With Wall Street

    Why is Oliver Stone sitting idly by while someone else makes his sequel? Old boy doesn’t much care for the Street, in its current form. For one thing, it’s no longer a place where a little guy can earn himself some ill-gotten gains on his own two feet. “Gordon Gekko couldn’t manipulate the markets like […]

    / Sep 24, 2007 at 1:18 PM
  • Blackstone Group, movies

    Worst. IPO. Ever.

    The Simpsons made $72 million in its opening weekend (our favorite comic book guy scene – facing impending doom, the comic book guy muses (paraphrasing here) “I’ve done nothing in my life buy collect comic books. Life well spent!”), picking up some Hollywood slack this summer by being one of the few films to exceed […]

    / Jul 30, 2007 at 9:44 AM
  • Hollywood, Media, movies

    Evan Almighty Still Has 36 More Days to Flood the Mainstream

    Hollywood has had a decent summer so far, amidst sequel saturation. Fortunately for the movie biz, the sequel influx has been void of any huge flops, although offerings have underperformed slightly. Although the industry is still in denial about the margin squeeze created by the astronomical budgets of this round of sequels, without any major […]

    / Jun 25, 2007 at 11:10 AM
  • Marvel, movies, Sony

    My spider-sense tells me that this may sell out

    Buy your Spider-Man tickets this morning before the show sells out. The movie is currently selling out at a rate faster than Spider-Man’s metabolism would have to be to generate enough silk need to swing a human-sized object from building to building (a metabolic rate so fast that a “real” Spider-Man would most likely starve […]

    / May 4, 2007 at 9:10 AM
  • movies

    How Many Buttons Are On My Blackberry?

    It seems some people find this very funny. To be honest, though, we don’t really get it.

    / May 31, 2006 at 12:21 PM

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