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Review: When In Rome

Exhibits neither an eye nor an ear for comedy.
... make a hasty retreat
By BRETT MICHEL  |  February 05, 2010

Surf's Up

Is it coincidence or homage that a fat, sullen penguin in this animated dud resembles Michael Moore?
Surf's Up wipes out
By ALICIA POTTER  |  June 06, 2007

Zombie sheep?

After a top-notch first two days, the Fifth  Independent Film Festival of Boston weathers some ups and downs through the remainder of its schedule.
Plus Donkey Kong, the Super Amigos, and ‘the greatest film of all time’ at the IFFB
By PHOENIX FILM STAFF  |  April 29, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 100-91

These guys couldn't turn on a radio
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 13, 2007

Worst in breed: Movies

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

Blades of Glory

Will Ferrell plays a redneck star athlete who’s dumb and adored and loses his trousers a lot and meets his match in an effete competitor.
Will Ferrell's glory days are over
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 29, 2007


Spring loaded

It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
Working out the kinks
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2007

Fractured fairy tales

Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2006

School for Scoundrels

Boot-camp therapy for lovable losers has long proved a sure-comic formula. Watch the trailer for School for Scoundrels  (QuickTime)
A kick in the ass
By TOM MEEK  |  September 27, 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

The Benchwarmers

To strike a blow for nerds, three grown men ( SNL alums Rob Schneider and David Spade along with Napoleon Dynamite geek Jon Heder) play short-sided baseball against platoons of Little League bullies.
Mediocrity from a gaggle of SNL alums and Napoleon Dynamite
By TOM MEEK  |  April 11, 2006