Monday, January 30, 2012

Ferris Bueller takes another day off

In the 80's he did what every high school student wishes they had the guts to do. Now, he's doing it again...well, sort of.

In a "tease" that went viral last week, Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) shows up again in what appeared to be a present day take on the iconic film. Well, today...we found out what it actually was all about.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Weekend Box Office Returns

A couple surprises at the Box Office this weekend - Liam Neeson's new movie "The Grey" comes in at #1 - with two other new releases also in the top five!

1. "The Grey," $20.0 million (3,185 screens), new release
2. "Underworld Awakening," $12.5 million (3.078), $45.1 million total
3. "One for the Money," $11.8 million (2,737), new release
4. "Red Tails," $10.4 million (2,573), $33.8 million
5. "Man on a Ledge," $8.3 million (2,998), new release
6. "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," $7.1 million (2,630), $21.1 million
7. "The Descendants," $6.6 million (2,001), $58.8 million
8. "Contraband," $6.5 million (2,650), $56.4 million total
9. "Beauty and the Beast," $5.3 million (2,145), $41.1 million
10. "Haywire," $4.0 million (2,441), $15.3 million

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Steel Magnolia - splits?

Word on the streets is that Steel Magnolia is "no longer performing as a duo." A post at has also said that Steel Magnolia and Big Machine Records have parted ways.

The duo, consisting of Meghan Linsey and Joshua Scott Jones, made a splash in country music after winning the reality show "Can You Duet" and had pretty quick success with their debut single "Keep On Lovin' You."

Thanks to for the story!

Friday, January 13, 2012

Interview: Courageous co-writer/producer Stephen Kendrick

The new movie "Courageous" arrives on DVD/BluRay January 17! This movie has the power to absolutely change your life. It changed mine.

I was honored to be able to spend a few minutes with one of the minds behind the film, Stephen Kendrick. I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I enjoyed doing it.

Stephen Kendrick Courageous by JRontheradio

Monday, January 9, 2012

Friday, January 6, 2012

Sugarland Splits....

Sugarland, in the past, has referenced that they would be alright with solo projects. A source is now claiming that Jennifer Nettles and Christian Bush will spend most the year of 2012 apart professionally.

Rumors have a new solo project that Christian is working on at Mercury Records. Sugarland had and extremely tough year especially after the stage collapse in Indiana.

Even though the duo has yet to officially confirm alternate 2012 plans they won’t be totally apart for 2012 as they currently have 6 2012 dates on the agenda according to their website

(Albright & O'Malley)