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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.
| May 18, 2012
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
| October 07, 2011
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...
| May 10, 2011
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
| September 18, 2009
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.
| 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...
| April 10, 2009
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
| April 10, 2009
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
| March 12, 2009
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
| August 27, 2008
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).
| January 31, 2007
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
| July 31, 2006
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
| April 19, 2006
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