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Review: I Don't Know How She Does It
Sarah Jessica Parker plays a Boston investment manager — not a baker or a caterer — in a this movie by Douglas McGrath ( Emma ) that's otherwise as retro as a Katherine Heigl chick flick.
Having it all
| September 16, 2011
Dare to be filthy
After a few tours, any rock act worth its decibels should be able to name a couple of its wilder shows with little effort, but Justin Tranter’s pick for most memorable Semi Precious Weapons concert sounds especially libertine.
Semi Precious Weapons celebrate partying and poverty
| June 25, 2010
Review: Sex and the City 2
Where does your 1998–2004 HBO hit series about sex and the single girl go when three of your four girls are no longer single? How about the United Arab Emirates?
Abu Dhabi to the rescue
| May 28, 2010
Now that the Oscars are over, let's get dumb.
Spring pimps for summer
| March 12, 2010
Review: Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Just in time to round out my Ten Worst Films list comes this witless and excruciating rom-com from Marc Lawrence ( Miss Congeniality ). If you haven't heard about the Morgans, their story will sound familiar pretty quickly
If not, it'll sound familiar pretty quickly
| December 18, 2009
Review: Spinning Into Butter
The title of this relevant but strained drama comes from the tale of Little Black Sambo, who's invoked in a series of anonymous threats to a black student at a progressive Vermont college.
Terrific actors acting like boobs
| March 24, 2009
Skipping gaily down the aisle
Enough about political justice; bring on the celebrity weddings!
The ultimate gay-celebrity wedding planner
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| June 04, 2008
Sex and the City: The Movie
What can I tell you about this eagerly awaited film sequel to the 1998–2004 HBO hit that doesn’t involve giving away the story?
Can the hit-and-run half-hour TV format manage to stretch out to 135 minutes without resorting to obvious lessons about love and forgiveness?
| May 28, 2008
Stories about addled, self-absorbed middle-aged male professors whose lives are falling apart and — worse yet — who can’t get published don’t mean much to the rest of us.
As expected, smart supporting characters
| April 09, 2008
My roommate Mike enjoys watching reality television that depicts people with actual skills.
Project Runway ’s slump
| December 11, 2007
Many people will pre-judge Betsy Nilssen — the heroine of Diane Vadino’s debut, Smart Girls Like Me — as another Bridget Jones or Andy Sachs, and that’s a shame.
Diane Vadino’s secret nerd heart
| November 13, 2007
Talk to the animal
Here's a plot-line for the ages.
Sylvia is a dog played by a woman; just roll over and accept it
| July 25, 2007
Strangers With Candy
Upon reading the cast of supporting players in this prequel to the short-lived Comedy Central series starring Amy Sedaris (David’s sister) as recovering crack whore Jerri Blank, I couldn’t help but get excited. Watch the trailer for Strangers With Can
A lot of famous people like it; we're not sure why
| July 05, 2006
Failure To Launch
The rumor is that Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker didn’t get along while making this film, and it shows.
More Zooey Deschanel, please.
| March 07, 2006
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