I've found the telltale sign is really who they let review the movie before it comes out. If no reviewers are allowed to see it (some publications mention this in their "In theaters this week..." sections), it's usually a stink bomb. If shill reviewers from some publication you've never heard of (like the infamous… » 7/25/14 2:46pm Today 2:46pm

Beverly Hills is the closest equivalent in the US, I think (though I bet there's parts of Texas or Florida that come close). When I first moved to LA from soggy Seattle, I'd seen 1 Rolls in my life, and maybe 2 Ferraris, and had the typical Gomer Pyle "goll-LEE" reaction 2-3 times a day to all the hawwwwt cars I saw.… » 7/23/14 5:42pm Wednesday 5:42pm

most of the "churn style" / "half the fat!" ice creams made by the big companies melt not into a liquid but into a kind of foamy goo. And it happens pretty quickly (room temp after 15 minutes by my estimation). Better eat it quick, kids! » 7/21/14 11:22pm Monday 11:22pm