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Review: Hit & Run

Are Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard destined for the ill-fated end that befalls most onscreen-and-offscreen couples?
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard star in this rom-com/heist
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  August 24, 2012
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Review: House of Lies

In a television landscape dominated by protagonists who are murderers, drug kingpins, serial philanderers, and other assorted life-ruiners, Showtime may have finally gone too far.
House of Lies and Shameless's heroes could be less anti-
By RYAN STEWART  |  January 06, 2012

Review: Burlesque

It's no great surprise that Christina Aguilera can sing.
A film that's been done before. Many times.
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  December 03, 2010

Review: You Again

In this wildly uneven comedy from Andy Flickman, sleek PR exec Marni (Kristen Bell) has finally buried her geeky high-school history.
Weaver, Curtis are solid enough (also Betty White is in this movie).
By ALICIA POTTER  |  October 01, 2010

Have you seen Yeasayer's new video for "Madder Red"?

Because it's pretty weird. It's not the storyline we pictured accompanying this song. Actually, it's not the storyline we pictured accompanying any song. It's got...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  August 19, 2010

Review: When In Rome

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


Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010

October lite

We expected the vampires, the werewolves, the zombies, and the homicidal maniacs. Same thing with the android doubles, the alien abductors, the sexually abused pregnant teenager, the Apocalypse, and the post-Apocalypse. But kids' movies?
The outlook is still gloomy, but film finds time for childish things
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 18, 2009


Bonus points to director Kyle Newman for upping Kristen Bell's already solid geek cred (and for squeezing her into Princess Leia's gold bikini).
As endearingly grungy and careworn as the Mos Eisley cantina in the original, pre-digitized, puppets-and-all 1977 print of Star Wars
By GARY SUSMAN  |  February 19, 2009

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Judd Apatow gave the dick joke a shot of Viagra in Knocked Up and Superbad .
A limp comedic effort
By TOM MEEK  |  April 16, 2008
Sweet Jesus!  I Have Found My Future Wife.

Sweet Jesus! I Have Found My Future Wife.

Kristen Bell was already in my Top 10 but she has rocketed to number 1 with her role in Fanboys. Kristen Bell, will you marry...
By Special Ed  |  December 11, 2007


Mean girls

Josh Schwartz loves filming scenes where his simpático underdog punches a nasty and absurdly rich Yeah Dude in the face.
Digging the Gossip
By SHARON STEEL  |  October 01, 2007


A hacker (Jonathan Tucker) kills himself under bizarre circumstances. Watch the trailer for Pulse  (Quicktime)
Has a draining effect
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  August 17, 2006