Tiger Woods hurt in car crash

[singlepic id=175 w=280 h=180 float=left]Tiger Woods was injured in a car accident on Friday when his car struck a tree near his home, authorities said. The Florida Highway Patrol said Tiger, 33 hit a hydrant and a tree after pulling out of his driveway in his 2009 Cadillac sports utility vehicle. The FHP said his…

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Adam Lambert does a provocative move on the American Music Awards; GMA cancels appearance

[singlepic id=174 w=320 h=240 float=left]Adam Lambert, who competed on American Idol last year, made headlines Sunday Night when he kissed another guy, imitated fellatio, amongst other things. Lambert, who claims he is nobody’s baby-sitter, had his appearance on Good Morning America canceled because of the stunt. Firing back, Lambert decided to go to CBS Morning…

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Precious: based on the novel Push by Sapphire

[singlepic id=173 w=240 h=320 float=left]In one word: wow.

The critics of this movie are all shining about Mo’Nique as the evil, selfish, lazy mother to Clareece (Precious) Jones; as well they should.

Mo’Nique is unrecognizable as the abusive mother of Precious, played by newcomer Gabourey Sidibe. You can barely associate her with the sassy/sexy/humorious comedienne that we’re all used to.

You want to throw her ignorant mother down a few flights of stairs after she just got done being chased around in a fish tank by a hungry, angry great white shark!  Yes, Mo’Nique makes you hate her. But it’s Mary, Precious’ mother, who you want to see burn on a stake while medievil prayers are chanted to save her soul. Mary’s very ignorance of life and need to “stay on the welfare” will have you saying “Oh no!” all throughout the film. When she plays nice for a visiting social worker, it’s quite humorous.

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Star Trek on DVD

[singlepic id=172 w=240 h=320 float=left]Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana & John Cho. They are only a part of the group that make 2009’s Star Trek a wonderful success. Everyone played their parts so well that, even though a couple of characters were obvious, you KNEW who the rest of them were.

Chris Pine is great as James T. Kirk: he has the flirtatiousness, arrogance and egotistical charm that William Shatner gave the character so many years ago.

Zachary Quinto is a perfect Spock:  he brings the seriousness, intelligence & stern need for duty that Leonard Nimoy brought to Spock’s character in the 60’s.

Zoe Saldana plays a very young, upbeat Uhura. Sexy, smart & energetic sides of Uhura that we rarely saw in Nichelle Nichols are portrayed as a playful, but serious Zoe as the communications specialist.

There’s nothing that’s cheesy about this movie; you don’t roll your eyes in your head at any lines and no uncomfortable moments with sexy scenes.  The humor is there, but only in the right moments.

I was grateful enough to see this movie at an IMAX theater, so it was no surprise that I’d invest in the DVD…even if buying it for my mother was a good excuse.

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Yakkin’ At the Movies ~ DVD Review ~ Transformers:Revenge of the Fallen

Thanks to LittleMama, our very own Movie Special Correspondent, we have a preview of what’s to come. She’ll be making her debut soon! Read on below to see her take and see how many Yaks she gave the movie! Don’t forget to come share your thoughts here!

Hello Yakkity Yaksters! As your movie correspondent, I’ve decided to give you all my honest opinion of some movies that are on DVD. Maybe I haven’t seen them in the theater, maybe I have.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

One word: sucked.

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An Amazing Ripoff On The Amazing Race

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The Emmy award winning reality series, The Amazing Race, has seen it’s ups and downs during it’s many seasons but on the November 15th, 2009 episode it hit a big snag in the eyes of many viewers. Join us in our forum to discuss! But let’s set the stage. During a roadblock, which is a task only one team member can perform, the teams were instructed to go to this mysterious building in Estonia. They were sent with a keyring full of keys and instructed that only one key would open the door, but they had to use their key to open it and the keyhole was in a stone wall.

At one point during this task, Sam and Dan, brothers, used another teams key once it was known which key worked, to enter the building, obviously saving them an immeasurable amount of time. Then the Globetrotters team followed another team in, once that team had found which key worked, effectively skipping the assigned task of not even having to go through their keys. This also saved them an immeasurable amount of time.

Meanwhile, the father and son team of Gary and Matt, who placed last in the previous leg and had to do a Speed Bump, while not quite caught up due to that Speed Bump weren’t apparently that far behind unless the CBS editing made it look that way.

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Are Big Brother Fans Unrealistic In Their Expectations of The Houseguests After The Show?

So, Big Brother 11 has been over for about a month or so and the houseguests have been home, doing their own thing. They’ve been out and about, doing interviews, getting on Facebook/Twitter/Myspace and even making their own blogs. And the fans have been gobbling it up, every bit they can get.

I (Ahrean) can admit, I eat that up as well. I love it. I grab every nugget I can get and read it because I genuinely love hearing all I can. You almost feel like you are a part of their lives because they were a part of yours all summer long. However, as a fan, you have be realistic as well. And this sucks to say, but the houseguests most likely DON’T know you as individuals. They do care, in the sense that without the fans there wouldn’t have been  a show and without the show they wouldn’t have gotten the exposure they have now. BUT that doesn’t mean you get to place unrealistic expectations on them either.

Case in point. Jeff and Jordan.

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Hell Has A New Tenant

Susan Atkins, a former Charles Manson follower and admitted murdress involved in the Tate/LaBianca murders, died at 11:42 pm Pactific time on Thursday, September 24th, due to complications of a brain tumor and natural causes.

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Atkins admitted in the past to holding down 26 year old actress Sharon Tate on the night of August 9th, 1969 and stabbing her 16 times. Even as Tate was begging Atkins for the life of her child, she was told by Atkins, “Look bitch, I have no mercy for you.”

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Yak’s Reality Check: Jarvis’ Lost Race Started on the Runway

Good evening, Yakksters! I know this is a little late, but you can blame Jarvis Johnson (see below) for wearing me out and making me unable to get this up earlier! With no haste, let’s get started. Click below for your REALITY CHECK and be sure to join us in our forums to discuss these shows and more!

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CSI: Miami – Season 8 Premieres TONIGHT!!!

Tonight is the LONG awaited night, the premiere of the 8th season of CSI: Miami! Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh! “We don’t get fooled again……..”

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Here’s the listing for what’s planned in the Season 8 premiere, thankfully it DOESN’T look like Elizabeth Berkeley will be seen in it (thank GOD, please, make Julia GO THE HELL AWAY!)….

Out of Time: The eighth season begins with Delko fighting for his life after being discovered unconscious in the Everglades. Meanwhile, Horatio recalls how his team first came together 12 years earlier while working a homicide investigation involving a woman who was shot and later discovered by Delko in the trunk of a car.”
So, come join us! We have a group of people who discuss each episode, as it airs, here , (start at the end of the thread).
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