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Review: Wanderlust

Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star as an unemployed New York couple who, while on the road, chance upon a commune and decide to try the make-love-not-money lifestyle.
Goofy gags
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  March 02, 2012
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Review: Horrible Bosses

After two comedies, it's clear Seth Gordon is good at making . . . documentaries.
Overplayed quirks
By BRETT MICHEL  |  July 15, 2011

Review: Just Go With It

Has Jennifer Aniston's career gone so far off track that she needs to slum in this year's Dennis Dugan–directed Adam Sandler vehicle?
Alert social services: this movie is an exercise in abuse
By BRETT MICHEL  |  February 18, 2011

Review: The Switch

The set-up alone has some of the funniest semen humor since There's Something About Mary .
Possibly the best sperm-donor comedy of the year?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 20, 2010
Jennifer Aniston: the Childless Homewrecker

Jennifer Aniston: the Childless Homewrecker

 So Jen’s staring in a movie about having a kid without a man, and she’s been staring in a life which has got everyone wondering...
By Marianna Faynshteyn  |  August 12, 2010

Review: The Bounty Hunter

A bounty hunter chasing down Uncle Sam on the Fourth of July?
Dreadful, handcuffed to derivative
By BRETT MICHEL  |  March 26, 2010


Silly season

Now that the Oscars are over, let's get dumb.
Spring pimps for summer
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2010

Review: Love Happens

Half an hour into the screening of this tearjerker from Brandon Camp, three women exited. They made the right choice.
Melodrama also happens
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 25, 2009

Review: Management

With a tip of the name badge to Norman Bates, a mama's boy of a motel manager hooks up with an emotionally stunted executive for a romance that's stiffer than a Radisson bedspread.
Logic checks out
By ALICIA POTTER  |  May 15, 2009

Firing back

"Yogurt is the official food of women." Or so enthuses TV writer Sarah Haskins in her sarcastic three-minute video "Target Women: Yogurt Edition."
A girl's best friend is her yogurt
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  March 25, 2009

Review: He's Just Not That Into You

And why isn't he? Could it be because you're needy, nagging, and possibly psychotic?
Reduces both men and women to shrill stereotypes
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 04, 2009


Review: Marley & Me

Will Jennifer Aniston ever get a good film role?
Banal entertainment
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 23, 2008

Can classical be underground?

At least one of the reasons many of us contemporary-music fans don't get into classical music is because it seems like no one wants us to listen to it.
Portsmouth's Navona Records releases an indie aesthetic for orchestra
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 12, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Dan Hirshon

Marriages don’t always turn out the way you think they’re going to. Make sure you have a way out of it if things don’t go as planned.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARAH FAITH ALTERMAN  |  May 13, 2008

Dance, monkey: Angelo Tsarouchas

I apologize for the War of 1812. And for Celine Dion.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat. This week’s victim . . .
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 18, 2007

Colbie Caillat

This singer-songwriter is part of an emerging breed of Billboard-climbing folk-pop babes using YouTube and MySpace to build a devoted audience from the hard drive up.
Coco | Universal
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 30, 2007


Can Britney rise again?

The first movie star was a woman named Florence Lawrence.
It’s tough to be a celebrity on the skids, but even a ‘ticking time-bomb’ can stage a convincing comeback
By SHARON STEEL  |  October 18, 2007


It may be in Little Rhody, but the 11th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival is the biggest film festival in New England.
The 11th annual Rhode Island International Film Festival
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 31, 2007

Media monstrosities

On April 23, MIT sophomore David Sheets cataloged Web sites that can’t be reached on Boston’s free wireless network due to a screwy filtering program.
Oddities and ephemera from the week gone by
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 25, 2007

The Ultimate Gift

Stingy are the rich, as we know from Ebenezer Scrooge and even Bill Gates before he became a crusading philanthropist.
Pretty hoky stuff
By TOM MEEK  |  March 14, 2007

Feel-bad cinema

This critic's been carping for decades about feel-good cinema, how lousy it makes me feel, and this year I got the misery I begged for.
Gerald Peary's year in movies
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 21, 2006

The Break-up

Those of us accustomed to Boston-scale apartments will at once appreciate what The Break-Up has to offer: the condo.
Vaughniston outshined by real estate
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  June 07, 2006

Puffy piece

Why no festival excitement at Sundance for Jay Duplass’s endearing road comedy, The Puffy Chair with its comely, talented, camera-comfortable leads?
Sitting down with the Chair man and woman
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 02, 2006

Apocalypse now and then

With Snakes on a Plane and World Trade Center opening on the same day, this summer won’t be offering the usual escapist fare.
Doom, damnation, and other summer fun
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 03, 2006

Friends with Money

After Walking and Talking and Lovely and Amazing , bright and ambitious indie filmmaker Nicole Holofcener focuses on the root of all evil, Friends with Money .
Indie filmmaker avoids preachiness and formula
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 05, 2006

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


Wish list

[1] An MBTA Red Line station without a broken escalator. [2] Someone in the White House who at least pretends we’re still looking for Osama.
106 things the Phoenix wants to see in 2006
By  |  December 30, 2005

37. John Mayer

You know your stock has fallen when the Star , that bastion of serious journalism, claims that  Jennifer Aniston broke up with you  because you Twitter too damn much. That’s what Mayer gets for relentlessly spewing nonsense in 140-characters-or-less bur
By  |  January 01, 1900