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Review: The Dictator

Though his PR campaign might suggest otherwise, Sacha Baron Cohen has actually made (with director Larry Charles) a sweet movie, not unlike Charlie Chaplin's The Great Dictator , if less sentimental.
Surprisingly sweet
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2012
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Review: What's Your Number

I was hoping that Mark Mylod's comedy might, like Bridesmaids , show that women could hold their own when it comes to subversive humor.
Faris fails to carry comedy to  Bridesmaids heights
By Peter Keough  |  October 07, 2011
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Interview with Kristen Wiig


 Maybe it's too much to ask for from a romantic comedy, but could "Bridesmaids,"[opens Friday] which stars and is co-written by Kristen Wiig, be the...
By Peter Keough  |  May 10, 2011
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Review: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

This bizarre animated adaptation of Judi Barrett's cult-classic children's book by Phil Lord and Chris Miller ladles up much to chew on yet little that's appetizing.
Animated fare will leave kids unsatisfied
By ALICIA POTTER  |  September 18, 2009
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Review: Dance Flick

The Wayanses, purveyors of raunch and sharp social commentary on race, have a long tradition of assailing the mainstream for rich comedic farce.
Genre-bending crap
By TOM MEEK  |  May 29, 2009

Interview with Jody Hill, director of "Observe and Report"


Having worked a few years as a security guard myself (and given the state of print journalism, might someday again; I can always put it...
By Peter Keough  |  April 10, 2009


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Review: Observe and Report

Jody Hill's ambiguous and unsettling film is a comedy about law enforcement in much the same way that Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy is a comedy about comedy.
Seth Rogen calls security
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 10, 2009
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Hope springs infernal

Given the current economic climate, spring this year is a season more of dread than of hope for change.
Brimstone and buddy movies are on the Hollywood agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2009
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The House Bunny

Once again Anna Faris, the only reason to see the Scary Movie franchise, adds undeserved riches to an awful premise.
Cheap gags and the requisite amount of T+A
By TOM MEEK  |  August 27, 2008
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Epic Movie

Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the brain warp behind the Scary Movie franchise and Date Movie , again take their tired and not-so-true formula and spoof a list of semi-recent theater fillers).
No remorse
By TOM MEEK  |  January 31, 2007
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My Super Ex-Girlfriend

Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, and Anna Faris give it their all, and they forge a comic synergy that's on, even when the material isn't. Watch the trailer for My Super Ex-Girlfriend  (QuickTime)
The female Superman  
By TOM MEEK  |  July 31, 2006


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Scary Movie 4

The horror-spoofing franchise has risen from the dead under the guidance of David Zucker ( Airplane! and the Naked Gun series).
Revitalized parody franchise hits War of the Worlds, Fahrenheit 9/11
By TOM MEEK  |  April 19, 2006