Ryan Murphy and the Cast of ‘Glee’ Pour Cheez Whiz all Over Patrick Swayze’s Grave

Glee pottery sceneRyan Murphy has done some great things in his life.

I could make a case for Nip/Tuck and the first season of American Horror Story, but he’s also busted out some ultra steamy broccoli turds like Eat Pray Love.

I pity anyone who’s still holding onto the memory of Glee being a well-written show about misfits who occasionally burst into song.

Sometime after the second season, Murphy decided to focus less on the pithy dialogue, and give everyone’s all-time favorite character Sue Sylvester LESS screen time in favor of MORE singing.

Of the many reachy attempts to appeal to the audience (e.g. covering every popular song on the radio including viral hits like Psy’s highly unsingable “Gangnam Style”), the reenactment of the pottery scene from Ghost has to be the worst.  Continue reading “Ryan Murphy and the Cast of ‘Glee’ Pour Cheez Whiz all Over Patrick Swayze’s Grave”

‘Marley’ Documentary, As Innovative As The Man Himself

The documentary Marley, focusing on the life of the most famous reggae artist of all time who we lost to cancer in 1981, made an estimated $260,000 at the box office after playing in only 42 theaters following itss release on 4/20.

Besides being available for viewings at local indie theaters nationwide, Magnolia Pictures made a smart move targeting youth –  availability on Facebook  for  $6.99 (a portion of proceeds go to Save The Children) and streaming/on demand platforms.

On iTunes it shot up to the #6 most rented film amidst Blockbuster titles like Contraband and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. On the movie, directed by Oscar-winner Kevin Macdonald (Last King Of Scotland), Ziggy Marley says:

“I think what’s great about the film, is though there’s been a lot of things done on Bob, I think this one will give people a more emotional connection to Bob’s life as a man.”  Continue reading “‘Marley’ Documentary, As Innovative As The Man Himself”