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Review: Rock of Ages

In retrospect, 1987, the year in which this adaptation of Chris D'Arienzo's hit Broadway show is set, might have been the moment that pop culture shit the bed.
Soft mock
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 15, 2012
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Boos for Russell Brand's Arthur

Amusement at the wacky high jinks of the wealthy has waned some since Dudley Moore's bibulous antics in the 1981 hit comedy Arthur .  
Bottoming out
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 08, 2011
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Review: Hop

This candy-colored, candy-pushing combo of animation and live action imagines an Easter Bunny who's a cross between Santa Claus and Willy Wonka and an Easter with no mention of the Passion of the You Know Who.
Candy-colored, candy-pushing combo of animation and live action
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 01, 2011

Review: The Tempest

There are so many ways to stage The Tempest. Shakespeare's last and strangest play can be a meditation on aging, an exploration of S&M power dynamics, a critique of Western imperialism.
Taymor fails to cast a spell
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  December 17, 2010

Review: Despicable Me

First-time directors Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin and the other filmmakers behind this slight but engaging kids' animated comedy have no ambitions to be original, but like their villainous hero, Gru (voiced by a borscht-accented Steve Carell), they ins
Grand theft: the kids are all right
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 09, 2010

Review: Get Him To the Greek

Jonah Hill and Russell Brand reunite with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in his boisterous new comedy.
Heroin-addled rocker stages his comeback
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 04, 2010


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

93. Russell Brand

He got booted from his BBC radio gig for obscenity, but as far as we’re concerned, his potty mouth is his least offensive trait. We’re still trying to figure out how this erstwhile MTV VMA host is allowed to appear in public while having a head that lo
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