First of all Happy Father’s Day to my daddy and the daddy’s everywhere.
I saw “Rock of Ages” last night, if you grew up in the 80’s, loved the hair metal music, then this movie is for you. The plot is nothing new, dreamers in Hollywood looking for their big break, set against a boy meets girl, boy looses girl, boy gets girl back formula. But that isn’t why I went I went for the music, nothing beats Def Leopard, Poison, Guns and Roses and Whitesnake. The highpoint of the film is Tom Cruise, his performance as Stacee Jax (a cross between, Axl Rose/Vince Neil, actually every 80’s band singer) is fantastic, Cruise commits 100% to this role, and his singing is awesome. He is a rock star!
Anyone who has ever doubted Cruise’s ability needs to look no further than comparing his performance in MI4 to this to solidify his talent and movie star status. Game over Cruise wins. There is a a lot of crazy stuff that goes on in the move, none of which I will give away. You must see this movie. Long Live Rock and Roll.
Rumor has it we will finally find out who killed Rosie Larsen tonight, do we still care. Most of you don’t, ratings have been down this year and renewal is not likely. It’s a shame, the show had a good cast, but its creator and writers just couldnt pull it off, they had too many red herrings and inconsistencies. The show revealed the members of the 10th floor meeting last week, while they may be involved I think the person who put Rosie in the trunk has yet to be revealed. Could it be Aunt Terry, or after all of this Richmond, or the mother.
Fall Tv Schedule
I know it’s only June, but I am already looking forward to the new Tv Season, the networks released their schedules, below is a list of the shows I will be watching and possibly discussing in this space. For the new shows I will watch the pilot and possibly one of two episodes before I decide if they get a season pass on the DVR.
Once Upon A Time, Revenge, The Good Wife and new entry 666 Park Avenue.
Bones, 2 Broke Girls, Castle, new shows Mob Doctor and Revolution
Mathew Perry’s new sitcom Go On, Hart of Dixie, and new medical drama Emily Owens, MD
My new guilty pleasure, Nashville starring Connie Britton, also new Arrow and Chicago Fire and returning champ Supernatural
Returning Champs, Vampire Diaries, Person of Interest, Scandal. Glee and The Big Bang Theory. New entries, Elementary and Beauty and The Beast
Fringe and Blue Bloods
What about you? Have you mapped out your fall tv picks? What are you going to watch or pass on?
- Five Reasons To See ‘Rock Of Ages’ (moviesblog.mtv.com)
- ABC Fall Shows: The Worst New Comedies On TV? (huffingtonpost.com)
- For Father’s Day, See TV Dads Who Make Us Grateful For Our Own (huffingtonpost.com)
- JOE ELLIOTT – “When Kurt Cobain Came Along And Tried To Kill Off The ’80s, He Wasn’t Trying To Kill Off DEF LEPPARD” (bravewords.com)