Jeff Frost

Review: “Jersey Girl:” A perfect fit

Let’s get one thing straight. Everyone should stop hating Ben Affleck for no reason. He wrote one of the greatest screenplays of the ’90s – yes, I’m referring to “Good Will Hunting.” And we all saw “Armageddon” and thought to ourselves at least once, “Hey, that’s pretty bad ass.” His latest flick, “Jersey Girl,” highlights […]

Beyond Bob: An Interview with Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith. His name alone can ignite passionate hatred or fanatical fanboy-ism, depending on who you talk to, so he must be doing something right. Sadly, his name can also evoke a blank stare. That is, at least, until you say, “You know … Silent Bob?” That’s when people will smile and nod. Love him […]

More awkward than puberty

Tupac and Biggie. Jay Z and Nas. Lindsay Lohan and Hilary Duff. These are the contenders in the biggest pop culture feuds of the last 10 years. Apparently, Disney’s “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” was a major bone of contention for the two starlets. But the final product is a movie so erratic and […]

Paul Sorvino chats about his new film, “Mambo Italiano”

It’s amazing how many people don’t know who Paul Sorvino is. I excitedly explained to almost everyone I know that I was getting to interview the screen legend and was met with blank stares and a “That’s nice.” It became increasingly obvious that only a few people recognize him by name, but most needed only […]

ATTACK OF THE BAT BOY

Bats have always had their place in rock and roll. Remember that poor unfortunate winged rat that jumped on stage with Ozzy Osbourne? Prince even had the Batdance. But “Bat Boy: The Musical” marks the first time in recent memory that the bat was the one making the music. This off-Broadway production tells the story […]

Porn and Chicken, enough said

“Because chicken tastes good and porn is video of naked people having sex with each other.” If you need any more explanation than that, you’re probably not familiar with Comedy Central, or its first original movie, Porn ‘n Chicken. Of course the term “original” should be used loosely. It’s actually a true story. Yes, it’s […]

THE MOVIE BUFFS: Pootie Tang

Long Story Short: Pootie Tang is an international superstar and superhero who speaks his own language and beats his enemies with a belt that cost 95 cents at the Piggly Wiggly. Needless to say it was the most underrated film of 2001. Alan Says: For the most part, our previous reviews have been on movies […]

The Movie Buffs get wet and sticky in the summer heat

Long Story Short: No, it’s not an “adult” film. The guys from MTV’s “The State” go to summer camp. Welcome to the last day of Camp Firewood, August 1981. Alan Says: As a Jewish guy and an eight-year veteran of Jewish summer camp, I was eager to see this movie. Eight weeks of friends, pranks […]

MOVIE BUFFS: crazy like a coconut

Long Story Short: Jack Nicholson goes to a mental hospital. Finally. Alan Says : The amount of space we have to write will not do this movie justice. Many consider One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Fantasy Films), based on Ken Kesey’s novel, to be one of the greatest movies of all time. The film […]