Brewing this Open Thread for 15 minutes unlocks its special tannins, extending lifespan and granting cat-like reflexes. 14 minutes, poison.
The box office this weekend contains one remake (Footloose), one prequel that’s essentially a remake (The Thing) and a bird-watching movie starring Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson. Weather looked kind of crappy in the Northeast, so I was planning on staying in anyway.
I’ll bet Netflix would like to stay out of the news. After famously reversing its decision to separate its DVD business, Netflix got some good news in the form of a deal with the CW, giving Netflix some streaming TV content and CBS some much-needed revenue.
Is there anything to look forward to? How about the new Avengers trailer?
Comment of the Week: While there’s been some excellent discussion in the IMDb Top 250 Analysis, 4th Edition post, I just have to give it to Hazbaz in the comments for episode #171 of the podcast:
Keeping with the Community theme, did anyone else think Lee’s “woman voice” sounded weirdly like Yvette Nicole Brown?
I just had to.
Pop culture’s not giving me a lot of clever mash-up questions this week, so I’m just gonna ask: is there anything we missed? Sound off in the comments, for this is your … Open Thread.