Archive for September 2nd, 2013
At the very end of the trailer for Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new film, Don Jon (which he also wrote and directed!), Gordon-Levitt is driving down the road. His music is blasting and he’s singing along with Marky-Mark’s “Good Vibrations” like no one’s business. When he pulls up to a stoplight, he notices another car sitting beside him and immediately stops singing, as if he was never doing it in the first place. But the second the light turns green, and the other car pulls away, he’s back at it, singing his head off with Marky Mark.
Raise your hand if you’ve never done this exact same thing before! That’s what I thought! We all act a little different when we think no one’s watching. Check out the Trailer
Let’s face it – this past cycle of American Idol was a train wreck. With a nearly unwatchable judging panel and a group of guys that seemed to be chosen simply so that a female would take the trophy (aka: manufactured drama), the show certainly showed its age. Now it seems the producers of the show are once again hoping to revive a show that has been getting buried by another, and some would say better, singing competition, The Voice. Yeah… where have I heard that before? (Answer: Every season since Simon left! Nothing much has changed, though.) And though kicking out Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick does help bring fresh blood in behind the scenes, for everything the show seems to be doing right, there seems to be a decision that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Don’t Stop – There’s Plenty More