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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
| May 18, 2012
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
| October 14, 2011
Review: Soul Surfer
What are Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, and Craig T. Nelson doing in this movie?
Cheese instead of heart
| April 08, 2011
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
| January 29, 2010
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
| January 01, 2010
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?
| October 02, 2009
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.
| August 14, 2009
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
| October 15, 2008
Crossword: ''You're out!''
Dropped from the world of sports and games in 2008.
| October 15, 2008
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
| October 09, 2008
Crossword: ''A little bit of everything''
More random words in a mesh
| July 09, 2008
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
| April 09, 2008
Vantage Point neither resolves its own mysteries nor says much about the Rashomon effect it’s trying to emulate.
| February 20, 2008
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
| December 28, 2007
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.
MARY ANN SORRENTINO
| April 04, 2007
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.
| October 20, 2006
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
| August 09, 2006
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
| April 19, 2006
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
| March 07, 2006
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