Commentary Tracks

Scraping the Barrel: #94: ‘3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain’

You might get a little kick out of the slapsticky 'Home Alone'-type ninja action, but the lousy dialogue, ridiculous premise, and forgettable performances deserved to kill the '3 Ninjas' franchise.

Continue Reading →

Back Off, Jerk: In Defense of ‘The Mexican’

Stephen Mills explores this action-adventure comedy, which subverted audience and critic expectations, avoiding the obvious Brad Pitt-Julia Roberts romance in favor of a more unusual plot.

Continue Reading →

Scraping the Barrel: #95, ‘Tees Maar Khan’

Mark Pursell takes a closer look at this schizophrenic Bollywood trainwreck.

Continue Reading →

Scraping the Barrel: #96, ‘It’s Pat’

Ryan Poynter takes a closer look at this often maligned '90s gender-bender.

Continue Reading →

Scraping the Barrel: #97, ‘The Horror of Party Beach’

Ryan takes a closer look at the "horror monster musical" 'The Horror of Party Beach.'

Continue Reading →

Back Off, Jerk: In Defense of ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop’

In this installment of "Back Off, Jerk," Charles J. Moss defends the Kevin James film comedy 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop.'

Continue Reading →

Scraping the Barrel: #98, ‘Plump Fiction’

With this week's "Scraping the Barrel," we take a closer look at #98 on the IMDB Bottom 100, 'Plump Fiction.'

Continue Reading →

Back Off, Jerk: ‘Are You Not Entertained?’ – In Defense of Roland Emmerich

There’s a fine line between camp and class, between low-brow and high-brow. Have you ever been that person who’s constantly defending a movie or TV show or album that everybody else seems to despise? With ...

Continue Reading →

Checkin’ ‘Em Twice: Top 10 Cringe-Worthy TV/Music Crossovers

In this edition of "Checkin' 'Em Twice," we tackle 10 cringe-worthy TV/music crossovers.

Continue Reading →

Scraping the Barrel: #99, ‘Troll 2’

With this week's "Scraping the Barrel," we take a closer look at #99 on the IMDB Bottom 100, 'Troll 2.'

Continue Reading →

Example Skins

dark_red dark_navi dark_brown light_red light_navi light_brown

Primary Color

Link Color

Background Color

Background Patterns

pattern-1 pattern-2 pattern-3 pattern-4 pattern-5 pattern-6

Main text color