The Cricket's Daily 3: Happy 70th to Paul and Roger
FILE - In this March 5, 2010 file photo, Roger Ebert arrives at the Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles. The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, who lost his ability to speak and eat after cancer surgeries, said Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, that he will appear in a special segment on the television movie review show "Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies" he is producing with his wife, Chaz Ebert.The weekly, half-hour review program will debut in January and be syndicated nationally on public television stations. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
Here's what's happening today in pop culture:
• A happy 70th birthday to two icons: Paul McCartney and Roger Ebert. Weird coincidence, huh? [Time, Moviefone]
• Both the jukebox musical "Rock of Ages" and the Adam Sandler crapfest "That's My Boy" both tanked at the weekend box office, as "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" took first place again. [Box Office Mojo]
• One way to mark the death Sunday of Rodney King, the Los Angeles man whose beating by police sparked riots and a still-unresolved national discussion about race: Rent Spike Lee's "Malcolm X," which leads with the video of that beating. [KPCC]
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