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What to Expect When You're Expecting

What should you expect from Hollywood's latest ensemble adaptation of a self-help book? In short, a lot of beautiful starlets — Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Cameron Diaz, and Anna Kendrick among them — joking about farting, circumcision, unintention
Expect a lot of silliness
By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  May 18, 2012
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Review: Footloose

The original Footloose (1984) came at the dawn of the MTV era; its remake is driven by today's dance competitions.
Footloose gets a facelift
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  October 14, 2011
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Review: Soul Surfer

What are Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, and Craig T. Nelson doing in this movie?
Cheese instead of heart
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  April 08, 2011
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Review: Legion

What are angel wings made of? Why, bulletproof titanium with razor-sharp tips to slice open the entrails of sinners.
God is fed up with all the bullshit
By ZAK JASON  |  January 29, 2010
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Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010
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Review: Pandorum

I miss the days when you could cross the galaxy in comfort on the bridge of the Enterprise .
When did space travel become so unpleasant?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 02, 2009


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Review: GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

In the hands of director Stephen Sommers, who did better with the Mummy series, Joe looks like a cheap video game brightened by good actors.
 If only they'd brought Mr. Potato Head into the mix.
By TOM MEEK  |  August 14, 2009
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Putting up W’s

How is it that the least popular and possibly worst chief executive in American history has inspired no lasting impersonations?  
Screen depictions beat around the Bush
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2008

Crossword: ''You're out!''


Dropped from the world of sports and games in 2008.
By MATT JONES  |  October 15, 2008
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The Express

Ernie Davis may be the greatest running back never to play in the NFL.  
Football bio-pic offers a reflection on our not-so-proud past
By TOM MEEK  |  October 09, 2008

Crossword: ''A little bit of everything''


More random words in a mesh
By MATT JONES  |  July 09, 2008


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Smart People

Stories about addled, self-absorbed middle-aged male professors whose lives are falling apart and — worse yet — who can’t get published don’t mean much to the rest of us.
As expected, smart supporting characters
By MARK BAZER  |  April 09, 2008
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Vantage Point

Vantage Point neither resolves its own mysteries nor says much about the Rashomon effect it’s trying to emulate.
Unintentional laughs
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2008
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Primary concerns

The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2007
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Zealots seem to eliminate homosexuality in the womb

The same gang that for decades has warred against any invasion of the womb in which a developing fetus resides now hopes to put a fetus on a sure road to heterosexuality.
Early orientation
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  April 04, 2007
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Off with their heads

The signs are getting bleak for the man in the White House and the party in power.
Recent polls are giving the GOP the willies. So should the movies.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 20, 2006


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Oliver's army

While he refers to himself as a “dramatist” rather than a historian, Stone has positioned himself as Hollywood’s gatekeeper to America’s post-war past. Feel-good movie of the summer: Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican se
History gets Stoned
By PAUL BABIN  |  August 09, 2006
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Pie-eyed optimists

We’ve come a long way from Dr. Strangelove when softballs like Thank You for Smoking and V for Vendetta pose as political satire.
American Dreamz needs more nightmare
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 19, 2006
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Seasonal adjustment

After weeks of tormenting audiences with gems like Failure To Launch and The Shaggy Dog , Hollywood seems ready to shake off the Oscar doldrums and unveil its spring collection.
Hollywood springs back
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 07, 2006