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Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

I don't know what the original wimp, Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon), in Jeff Kinney's novels is like, but in this second screen adaptation, he's less a nebbish than a self-interested conniver in the mold of Ferris Bueller, sans the wit and charm.
Ferris Bueller, sans the wit and charm
By TOM MEEK  |  April 01, 2011
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Homecoming kings

It doesn't matter how popular you are at any given high school; if you move to a new town — unless you have sexy twin sisters who are willing to fellate the football team — you'll be starting on the first rung of the social scaffold. The same goes for
Audible Mainframe revisit the Bean (for a minute)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 21, 2009

Worst in breed: Television

Who are the unsexiest TV men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men of 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 40-31


These guys couldn't turn on a radio
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Tiger balm

Here’s a sunny movie-world tale.
And Kazuo Hara at the HFA
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 09, 2007
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Ground zero

This article originally ran in the January 13, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Platoon gets down to too little
By OWEN GLIEBERMAN  |  August 10, 2006


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All Ferris wants is the same thing we all want: to win.
Ferris Bueller gets a new shine
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 07, 2006