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Review: Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

Family debate gets put on hold when Malcolm's grind as an FBI agent evokes the wrath of Eastern Bloc baddies with moles in the agency.
Granny-panty flimsy plots a-poppin'
By TOM MEEK  |  February 25, 2011

Review: Death at a Funeral

Once the enfant terrible of misogynistic movies (see 1997’s In the Company of Men ), Neil LaBute has moved on to remakes. His take on a 1973 horror classic ( The Wicker Man ) is either classically horrible or classically brilliant.
Farce in the age of Obama
By BRETT MICHEL  |  April 23, 2010

College Road Trip

Every time I go to see a Martin Lawrence movie, I keep thinking, when are they going to finally pull the plug?
Another Martin Lawrence shtick
By TOM MEEK  |  March 12, 2008

Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins

“I wonder how this can possibly end?” Wait, sorry, I meant, “When will this possibly end?”
Disinterestedly coughed up
By CHRIS BRAIOTTA  |  February 06, 2008

Smart girls

In its third year, Veronica Mars , late of UPN, joins the new CW network as the most critically praised show on its roster.
Veronica Mars and 30 Rock go to the head of the class
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  December 12, 2006

Open Season

For its foray into 3-D animation Sony has chosen a well-worn path: genetically fierce animals live in the lap of domesticated luxury until they’re dumped back in the wild sans survival instincts. Watch the trailer for Open Season  (QuickTime)
Open to everyone
By TOM MEEK  |  September 27, 2006


Big Momma’s House 2

Martin Lawrence again dons foam and latex to incarnate a rotund, none-too feminine granny in John Whitesell’s sequel to the broad 2000 comedy.
Rating: 2 stars
By TOM MEEK  |  February 02, 2006