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Review: Celeste and Jesse Forever

What's social climbing Celeste (co-writer Rashida Jones) to do when her affable go-nowhere husband (Andy Samberg) starts to feel like an anchor?
Lee Toland Krieger's divorce rom-com
By JAKE MULLIGAN  |  August 17, 2012
Short Take: Peace, Love and Misunderstanding

Review: Peace, Love & Misunderstanding

When her husband (Kyle MacLachlan) asks for a divorce, New York corporate lawyer Diane (Catherine Keener) takes her teenage children, brainy vegan Zoe (Elizabeth Olsen) and Werner Herzog-wannabe Jake (Nat Wolff), up to Woodstock to meet her estranged mo
Summer of free love
By ANN LEWINSON  |  June 08, 2012
Review - A Separation

Review: A Separation

Somehow, despite an increasingly repressive regime that has jailed many prominent filmmakers, including the world renowned auteur Jafar Panahi, Iranian cinema continues to produce some of the world's subtlest and most illuminating films about the relati
Family drama
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 27, 2012

Mabou Mines deconstructs Ibsen, plus The Civilians

I have been looking forward to this Obie-winning allegory built on Ibsen's A Doll's House since it opened in New York in 2003.
In the Heights
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 04, 2011
Crazy, Stupid Love - review

Review: Crazy, Stupid Love

Despite a few hopeful moments, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa's glib romantic comedy settles into the same smarmy stereotypes: women are mothers or whores, or some variation thereof, and that's all men are interested in.
Rehashing the same smarmy stereotypes
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 29, 2011

Is divorce contagious? Yes, according to Brown researchers

Your husband filed for divorce and you blamed his rotten friends. Turns out you were right!
Heartbreak Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  November 26, 2010

Getting friendly

I have suspected for some time that my wife’s friendship and interest in one of our neighbors was a bit more than innocent ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 24, 2010

Loudmouths and liars

A couple of years ago, I met a man who I fell in love with. Although it was a long-distance relationship, he wooed me ardently for months — until his wife called ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 17, 2010

Too many secrets

I'm a 20-year-old female and I've been living with my fiancé for two years, ever since we became engaged. I love him but I am no longer interested in having sex with him. Meanwhile, I have found myself attracted to my dentist.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  August 06, 2010

Erection Results

When the pain and disappointment of my divorce finally started to fade, I started to go out with various women ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 11, 2009

Burning bridges

Even though it has been several years since her divorce, "Michelle" still wakes in the middle of the night from nightmares of her past life, only to realize that she is free from the physical pain, anguish, and feelings of utter fear and horror that we
The brutal reality of a violent relationship
By DEB LANDRY  |  October 16, 2009

Gender balance

Diversity isn’t even just about being open-minded. In the end, it’s about fairness.
LD 1020 and marriage fairness
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 01, 2009

Trying to put a price on this failed marriage is absurd

Leroy Greer’s lawyer, Kennitra Foote, says that her client’s attempt to “say it with flowers” is going to cost him $300,000. 
Get over it
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  August 22, 2007

Beg, borrow, or steal?

Dear Dr. Lovemonkey, I work in an office and we have a petty cash box.
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  April 05, 2006