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Review: 30 Minutes or Less

Nick ( Jesse Eisenberg), a pizza delivery guy, rips off some adolescents — boys from the same demographic the movie is pitched to — promising them something fun and illicit and then just taking their money. You kids about to pay 10 bucks to see this, ta
Offensive but unfunny comedy
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 12, 2011

Review: Your Highness

The magnificent Danny McBride (HBO's Eastbound and Down ) co-wrote and stars in this clever spoof that reveals the human frailties beneath all those sword 'n' sorcery clichés.
Clever spoof of sword ’n’ sorcery clichés
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 15, 2011

Review: Due Date

Phillips, Downey, Galifianakis just barely deliver
Phillips, Downey, Galifianakis just barely deliver
By TOM MEEK  |  November 05, 2010

Review: Despicable Me

First-time directors Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin and the other filmmakers behind this slight but engaging kids' animated comedy have no ambitions to be original, but like their villainous hero, Gru (voiced by a borscht-accented Steve Carell), they ins
Grand theft: the kids are all right
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 09, 2010

Review: Up In the Air

No director pulls off the bait-and-switch as craftily as Jason Reitman. He gets you thinking that you're watching a hip, caustic comedy subverting the status quo, but by the end, he's vindicated all the platitudes he seemed to scorn.
Flight pattern: Reitman takes a familiar turn
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 04, 2009

Review: Land of the Lost

Even Matt Lauer deserves a better fate than to watch his career die at the hands of Brad Silbering.
Will Ferrell bottoms out
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 05, 2009


Pot luck

Pineapple Express is the movie Knocked Up might have been had it not copped out.
No guilt trips in Pineapple Express
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2008

The Foot Fist Way

A mean-spirited, scrappy tragicomedy that was shot in 19 days –– and looks it.
A looser, less elegant translation
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2008