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Haley Joel Osment infamously said, "I see dead people."
I don't like scary movies.
I don't get pleasure from watching zombies attacking, ghosts haunting or chain saws massacring.
I don't understand why groups of teenagers end up locked in a cabin/house/hotel with some sort of psycho killer. How likely is that, really?
And why do these outrageous scenarios seem to keep happening? Part one, two, three, or maybe even a paranormal prequel.
As prolific as the genre may be, I've managed to avoid it almost entirely.
It's not that I didn't give them a chance.
Charlie Bartlett is just your average super-rich kid who decides to sell prescription drugs to his fellow students in order to be popular.
And in an age in which Ritalin is as accessible as Skittles, there are plenty of laughs to be had watching Charlie scam every local psychiatrist into prescribing him medications to help everything from OCD to depression.
Charlie then holds impromptu therapy sessions at school in which he analyzes the psychological condition and sells the appropriate drug to the student.
Haley Joel Osment infamously said" ""I see dead people.""
This Valentine's Day" dare to be different. Chocolates" flowers and candle-lit dinners are all overdone.
Once again it's Valentine's Day" a time for Hollywood to lure men and women alike with promises of adventure coupled with key players of the romantic-comedy genre.
This Valentine's Day, dare to be different.
Chocolates, flowers and candle-lit dinners are all overdone.
Overly sweet conversation hearts and generic Hallmark cards don't cut it anymore.
Store-bought valentines featuring Spongebob or Scooby-Doo dropped into paper-bag mailboxes are a thing of the past.
This is college, people.
If you want to impress that special someone, it's time to get clever.
And nothing says "I care" like a creative Diversions un-valentine.
Once again it's Valentine's Day, a time for Hollywood to lure men and women alike with promises of adventure coupled with key players of the romantic-comedy genre.
But don't let "Fool's Gold" trick you into believing it is anything more than a dumb movie starring shiny, pretty people.
After co-starring in "How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days," Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey seem like the perfect pair, capable of cutesy comedy and romantic chemistry.
But the nautical nonsense in this movie washes out any potential the two stars have.
"The Savages" has raw acting and ironic, brutal humor, but its plot loses power and ultimately proves too tame.
Writer and director Tamara Jenkins tries to present a story that avoids melodramatic breakthroughs and instead functions in the subtle neuroses of her characters.
Unfortunately, this refusal to dwell in the past hurts the film, making it hard to understand the motivation for much of the characters' dysfunction.
With teen pregnancies (Jamie Lynn Spears) in the public eye, a comedy about a girl barely old enough to drive having a baby could raise an eyebrow or two.
But to attack the film for sending undesirable messages to teenage girls would be a vast oversimplification.
"Juno" is a thoughtful and funny film that creates complex characters capable of tackling tough themes while maintaining the off-beat humor set from the start.
That a storyline about teenage pregnancy avoids both dramatic clichés and distasteful humor is a testament to Diablo Cody's unique and clever writing.
'Tis the season for academic stress, emotional strain, and unwanted weight gain.
The holidays, once relaxing times, have matured along with us into times of binges of both book and food.
I struggled to greet my relatives on Thanksgiving with my arms full of textbooks and visions of research papers dancing in my head. Luckily there was a welcomed distraction: the fully stocked refrigerator.
Of course, after the annual turkey dinner it feels like only moments before Christmas cookies, Chanukah latkes or any multicultural treat you consume are clogging both homes and arteries.
Most doting parents are thrilled to hang their children's "masterpieces" on the refrigerator.
But most don't go so far as to sell their children's works for thousands of dollars.
Before her fifth birthday, Marla Olmstead already had received international attention for her abstract paintings and had been accused of fraud.
Amir Bar-Lev's intriguing documentary "My Kid Could Paint That" succeeds in creating a film that highlights the ambiguities of art, creation and human nature.
Marla is an adorable preschooler who began showing signs of artistic talent at age 3.
The terms "praise music" and "Christian rock" bring to mind a style of music that has a set audience with set expectations - often to the chagrin of secular music fans.
But many artists blur the lines of what defines religious music.
Contemporary Christian music (CCM) is a catchall term for artists whose music concerns the Christian faith. CCM stretches to include derivations of rock, country, gospel and other types of music.
Suddenly the overcrowded townhouse party organizes into straight lines and begins a synchronized sway.
Surprised by the sudden need for a line dance, I smugly ask my friend, "What are they doing?"
"Umm, the Soulja Boy dance, duh!" she replies as she rushes to join the ranks.
"Oh, Soldier Boy, of course," I say, frantically trying to recover from my apparent faux pas.
The title might promise absurd humor with an outrageous climax, but instead, "Mr. Woodcock" goes soft with a predictable plot and lame sentiment.
John Farley (Seann William Scott), who spent his childhood as an overweight loser humiliated in gym class, is now a successful author of a self-help book worthy of the coveted Oprah's Book Club.
When his hometown in Nebraska wishes to honor his latest achievements, Farley flies home to receive his award and surprise his mother (Susan Sarandon).
There's nothing like the nostalgic adventures of a Western, where the timeless rules of melodrama assure us that the bad guys ride black horses and will ultimately be defeated by the righteous hero in a white hat.
But director James Mangold's remake of the 1957 film "3:10 to Yuma" presents a classic Western stage with some sensitive cowboys.
Notorious criminal Ben Wade (Russell Crowe) finds himself held captive by a squad of law-abiding misfits who must get an unharmed Wade on a train bound for Yuma prison.
Oprah Winfrey might have nailed author James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces" for its fabrications in 2006, but that was just child's play when it comes to the forgery committed by Clifford Irving back in the '70s.
"The Hoax" is the story of how Irving convinced McGraw-Hill to publish his biography of the reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes and to pay him millions of dollars, while in reality Irving never had even spoken to Hughes.
Nobody likes a liar.
Especially when the liar is a FBI agent who sold intelligence to the Soviet Union during the Cold War and carried his treachery into modern-day Russia.
"Breach" is the true story of Robert Hanssen, a notorious spy for the Russians who finally was caught in 2001 after decades of deception.
But with Chris Cooper cast as Hanssen, simply hating the enemy is not an option.
Contemporary folk music will embrace Ana's Mitchell's second album, The Brightness, for its musical storytelling and poetic lyrics. Listeners will appreciate its unique style.
Mitchell is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter from Vermont who has been composing since she was 17.
Like almost all female solo artists, Mitchell can't escape comparisons to pioneers of contemporary folk such as Ani DiFranco, especially when the album is being released under DiFranco's Righteous Babe label.
The plotline of a young, ambitious white woman sent to teach an ethnically diverse student body full of juvenile delinquents is nothing new. And that's not intended to describe Michelle Pfeiffer's "Dangerous Minds."
But before the MTV film "Freedom Writers" can be dismissed as too clich
Johnny Action Figure
Asks the Room to Please Stop Spinning
Johnny Action Figure's second album Asks The Room To Please Stop Spinning is a refreshing attempt in the pop rock world.
The Pennsylvanian group, composed of two brothers and their two friends from high school, has toured with bands such as The Get Up Kids and Midtown. Johnny Action Figure also joined The Warped Tour in 2004.
Influenced by legends such as Elvis Costello and Tom Petty, Johnny Action Figure combines sounds of the past with punk rock flavors.