SWORD-DISH (n.) The use of nudity to prod ticket sales for an otherwise unremarkable flick (see a topless Halle Berry in ”Swordfish”).
CAN-CAN’T (v.) To use classic-rock tunes in costume dramas in a transparent bid to appeal to popcorn-chewing mall rats (a la Nicole Kidman’s ”Moulin Rouge” and Heath Ledger’s ”A Knight’s Tale”).
SHREKING BALL (n.) A big green monster who destroys the Magic Kingdom’s domination of movie ‘toons.
DEJA CRUE (n.) A headache brought on by the sudden reappearance of metal acts long thought finished (e.g., summer tours of Pantera and Black Sabbath and a new book on Motley Crue).
ANIMAL FARM (n.) A place where ex-Survivor Colleen Haskell can raise a cash crop.
JE NE SAIS OZ (n.) The ineffable appeal of those hunks from Down Under.
BOOBISM (n.) The belief that in a celebrity girlfriend, a large chest is better than talent (see Kid Rock choosing Pamela Anderson over Sheryl Crow).
”It’s easy to get worried about how you will look, especially when you are naked.” — BEN AFFLECK, who keeps his pants on in ”Pearl Harbor,” on love scenes