Mary Steenburgen

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Nobel Son

On its surface, this quirky thriller from Randall Miller has indie-style appeal, with Alan Rickman in a delicious role as a gluttonous, philandering, narcissistic physics professor whose Nobel Prize win is deflated by the kidnapping of his rebellious ph
A precious, hyperkinetic mess
By PEG ALOI  |  December 03, 2008

Four Christmases

Rather than the typical snowstorm that strands characters in a Holiday-themed comedy, it's heavy cloud cover that keeps San Francisco couple Brad and Kate from catching their flight to Fiji.
Tests the audiences' tolerance of grim cheer
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 25, 2008

Step Brothers

Step Brothers should answer any doubts as to whether Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are cinema’s reigning lovable losers.
Farting sets the standard of good taste
By TOM MEEK  |  July 23, 2008

Dicked over

This article originally appeared in the December 22, 1995 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Stone forgoes tricks for tragedy in Nixon
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 10, 2006

Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School

This latest dance-as-therapy vehicle is a scattered, cliché’d look at male grief.
Where-are-they-now cast fails to elevate long-titled, clichéd vehicle
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  April 05, 2006