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Review: 2 Days In New York
Her angelic appearance notwithstanding, Julie Delpy is one raunchy woman.
Rowdy follow-up to 2 Days In Paris
| August 17, 2012
Sundance 2012 shakes off the angst
Two full production years following the market collapse in the third quarter of 2008, the tonal zeitgeist of films on display at the Sundance Film Festival — a reliable snapshot of independent filmmaking — has shifted from dark to light.
The light stuff
| February 03, 2012
Interview: Bob Saget
Bob Saget introspects
| January 14, 2011
Review: Grown Ups
For a scant idea involving a potpourri of SNL alums, Grown Up s is a lot funnier than it should be.
Puerile adult humor ensues
| June 25, 2010
Review: Death at a Funeral
Once the enfant terrible of misogynistic movies (see 1997’s In the Company of Men ), Neil LaBute has moved on to remakes. His take on a 1973 horror classic ( The Wicker Man ) is either classically horrible or classically brilliant.
Farce in the age of Obama
| April 23, 2010
Is there 'hope' in Hollywood?
Buoyed by President Barack Obama's campaign slogan, many had hopes for change after his election.
Three controversial (and sure to be Oscar-nominated) films tackle race in the age of Obama
| January 29, 2010
Review: Good Hair
According to Chris Rock, this documentary directed by Jeff Stilson was born when his young daughter asked him: “Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?”
Chris Rock will make your head itch to know more
| October 23, 2009
Ask the Black woman: 'Good Hair' edition
Time to don the official robe and mantle of Black Representative, and answer a question of "blackness."
| October 16, 2009
Judd Apatow pulls no punchlines
Judd Apatow pulls no punchlines
| July 31, 2009
Interview: Judd Apatow
Behind every successful comedian, there's . . . a personal assistant. Who, given how egomaniacal and utterly misanthropic the funnyman in question is, is probably his best friend, too.
On the making of his Citizen Kane
| July 31, 2009
"I'm pasty, pale, overweight and I have red hair. I see that Coldstone Creamery and I want to crawl inside and hide," Louis C.K. responded when I asked if he recalled just how disgustingly hot and muggy Rhode Island could be during his 4th of July head
Louis C.K. has work to do
| July 03, 2009
Interview: Louis CK
"Boston is a great town to grow up in, but I really wanted to get out of there," says comedian Louis CK.
Boston's contribution to Conan, Letterman, and Chris Rock returns with a comedy special and a role in This Side of the Truth
| March 12, 2009
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
It’s a light entertainment that can cash in with election-weary audiences.
An uninspired sit-com packed with Hollywood stars
| November 05, 2008
Baby mama drama
I’ve been working to kick my heavy diet of mainstream media programming.
| June 25, 2008
Do mess with Texas
The Houston Texans are like the soy cheese of the sporting world.
Sports blotter: "Houston has a problem" edition
| December 05, 2007
One day, Jerry Seinfeld was talking with his good friend Steven Spielberg, and he said, “Wouldn’t it be funny if ‘B’ movies were really about bees?”
Seinfeld’s Bee Movie gets a D-
| October 31, 2007
Shamelessness has finally paid off for Louis C.K.
Louis C.K. has a filthy good time
| June 25, 2007
Imus’s downfall is a setback for free speech
Maybe you hadn’t noticed, but you lost something last week.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| April 18, 2007
I Think I Love My Wife
Chris Rock as a sensitive Manhattan investment banker with two kids?
It'd take a miracle
| March 15, 2007
It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
Working out the kinks
| March 12, 2007
As the world’s most famous Scientologist honeymoons in the Maldives, junior-bird-man havoc is being wreaked on Tom Cruise’s ideology of choice.
A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant ; Exceptions to Gravity
| November 28, 2006
What's the difference between Mexican and American comedy?
An occasional shout-out from people passing through town
| November 08, 2006
Crossword: 'Ran Outta Room'
I've always wondered how these people filled out forms.
| October 18, 2006
How to waste a DJ
“This is real nostalgic for me,” Lovebug yelled on the mic. “Twenty-three years ago I was at this exact same club, performing my number one single ‘You Gotta Believe’.”
Prince Paul and Lovebug Starski fall on deaf ears at Axis
| July 21, 2006
The animation war between Disney and DreamWorks ( A Bugs Life versus Antz ; Monsters, Inc. versus Shrek ) continues with Disney’s response to Madagascar (though it’s said Disney had this one in works for some time).
| April 19, 2006
Not ready for prime time
With the release of yet another film starring former Saturday Night Live stars trying in vain to recapture the glories of their Lorne Michaels days - that would be The Benchwarmers starring David Spade and Rob Schneider
The 20 best and 20 worst performances from SNL alumni
| April 13, 2006
Hollywood gives Bush the finger
Except for a few agitators like Sean Penn and Barbra Streisand, people in Hollywood prefer to play down their liberal bent.
Why lefty films look good for Oscar
| January 26, 2006
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