Baseball

"I wrote 63 songs this year. They're all about Jeter." Just kidding. The game we love, the players we hate, and more.

Culture and Criticism

From Norman Mailer to Wendy Pepper — everything on film, TV, books, music, and snacks (shut up, raisins), plus the Girls' Bike Club.

Donors Choose and Contests

Helping public schools, winning prizes, sending a crazy lady in a tomato costume out in public.

Stories, True and Otherwise

Monologues, travelogues, fiction, and fart humor. And hens. Don't forget the hens.

The Vine

The Tomato Nation advice column addresses your questions on etiquette, grammar, romance, and pet misbehavior. Ask The Readers about books or fashion today!

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: poppy-fields movies

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: A Few Good Men
September 9, 2014 – 12:48 PM | 26 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>A Few Good Men</em>

And it turns out that not one, but two readers can handle the truth!

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Back To The Future
September 2, 2014 – 11:01 AM | 12 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Back To The Future</em>

I'd never thought of our next nominee as a poppy-fields movie, but damned if nominatrix NJ doesn't make a case.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Fugitive
July 31, 2014 – 9:40 AM | 13 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Fugitive</em>

Our next PFM nominee comes from Bill D., and it's a great one: The Fugitive.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Sex & The City
June 24, 2014 – 11:38 AM | 17 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Sex & The City</em>

In which my love-hate relationship with the Sex & The City franchise may finally pay a dividend.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Fifth Element
June 5, 2014 – 5:24 PM | 22 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Fifth Element</em>

Our next PFM nominee comes from Kat From Jersey: The Fifth Element.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Magnificent Seven
May 13, 2014 – 9:02 PM | 7 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Magnificent Seven</em>

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame is kicking it old-school this time around with a nominee from reader Jan: The Magnificent Seven.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Hunt For Red October
May 2, 2014 – 9:34 AM | 28 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Hunt For Red October</em>

Welcome back to the pleasant and relaxed Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame, friends! Today's nominee is brought to us by reader Craig: The Hunt For Red October.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Diner
April 27, 2014 – 9:20 AM | 4 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Diner</em>

I struggled with which movie to plop onto the Couch Of Fame with an afghan and a sleeve of Thin Mints first. A classic universally acknowledged, like The Godfather? A flawed but appealing baseball flick …

Cinemarch Madness: Wilder Division Poll
March 21, 2013 – 9:57 AM | 13 Comments
Cinemarch Madness: Wilder Division Poll

And we end the prelims on a doozy. So many worthwhile votes! So many multiple-nomination entries!
So, let's start with the popular contenders. Boys Don't Cry is almost flawless as a film; I can't think of …

X-Files Rewatch: Season 1
August 13, 2012 – 9:55 AM | 11 Comments
<I>X-Files</I> Rewatch: Season 1

So, I started rewatching The X-Files from the beginning — or, really, "watching it," because during the series' run, I came in late and only watched casually. It holds up pretty well almost 20 years …