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Review: Vulgaria

"Your attention please," announces a voiceover at the start of the new movie from Pang Ho-Cheung.

By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 28, 2012

Review: Natural Selection

So memorable as Ed Helms's harridan wife in The Hangover , Rachael Harris is a natural for a lead role.
Robbie Pickering's road movie
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 06, 2012
Rise 3

Hollywood's apes: monkey puzzle or intelligent design?

For nearly a century apes have haunted the screen, and the link between man and ape has obsessed filmmakers.
Primate directive
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011

Review: Types play to the max in My Gay Son's Wedding

It's a testament to our cultural progress, perhaps, that most of the troubles surrounding Eric's imminent wedding have little to do with the fact that he's marrying a man.
Comic relief
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 24, 2011
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Review: The Hangover Part II

Amnesia might be the key to enjoying Todd Phillips's reprise of his 2009 hit comedy, since it follows by rote the formula set up in the original.

By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 27, 2011
Interview with Kristen Wiig

Interview with Kristen Wiig

 Maybe it's too much to ask for from a romantic comedy, but could "Bridesmaids,"[opens Friday] which stars and is co-written by Kristen Wiig, be the...
By Peter Keough  |  May 10, 2011


Mr. Moose's hangover cures

Mr. Moose offers aid to exhausted partiers.
By DAVID KISH  |  January 07, 2011

Interview: Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis is one of those comics whose genius does not quite fit on the big screen.
Zach talk: The actor and comedian tells his story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 08, 2010

The substitute

Stevens is in recovery mode
By KARL STEVENS  |  May 21, 2010
The Forgotten Oscars: The year's best comedy, sci-fi, and horror films

The Forgotten Oscars: The year's best comedy, sci-fi, and horror films

 This year, the Academy expanded the Best Picture nominations from five to ten, providing a glimmer of hope for the genre films -- it's a...
By Michael Neel  |  March 05, 2010

Review: The Hangover

The increasingly tiresome trend of raunchy comedies about bad male behavior finds nothing new to laugh about in Todd Phillips's retread of Old School.
Almost all the elements are familiar.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 05, 2009


So now what?

I have an election hangover.
The time for obsessive-compulsive election monitoring has come to an end. Cupcakes, anyone?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  November 05, 2008