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Putting up W’s

How is it that the least popular and possibly worst chief executive in American history has inspired no lasting impersonations?  
Screen depictions beat around the Bush
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2008

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantánamo Bay

The tone shifts erratically, but not enough to blunt the appeal of a bottomless bikini party or Neil Patrick Harris downing ’shrooms and ravaging a whorehouse.
Too much melodrama
By TOM MEEK  |  April 30, 2008

Spring brakes

Funny how spring movies can mirror the options of spring break.
Spring Arts Preview: Some diversions before the summer onslaught
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 10, 2008

Crossword: ''The Dr. is in''

Can't forget about him.
By MATT JONES  |  August 22, 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


Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj

In this lame Animal House knockoff, one of Van Wilder’s disciples makes waves at a stuffy English university by leading a rag-tag band of misfits against a fratful of uptight bluebloods. Watch the trailer for Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj  (QuickTime
Flops without Ryan Reynolds
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  December 06, 2006