Zach Galifianakis

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Review: Due Date

Phillips, Downey, Galifianakis just barely deliver
Phillips, Downey, Galifianakis just barely deliver
By TOM MEEK  |  November 05, 2010

Review: It's Kind of a Funny Story

The moment comes at around the midway mark of Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck's third narrative feature.
It's kind of a cuckoo's nest
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 08, 2010

Interview: Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis is one of those comics whose genius does not quite fit on the big screen.
Zach talk: The actor and comedian tells his story
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 08, 2010

Review: Scallops and lamb soar at Havana South

If you visit the Web site of Havana South, a new restaurant in the Old Port, you will find a photo of Barack and Michelle Obama looking handsome and happy.
Hitting the high points
By BRIAN DUFF  |  September 03, 2010

Review: Dinner for Schmucks

The difference between French and Hollywood filmmaking consists of more than just subtitles.
It's a bit half baked
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 30, 2010

Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010


White losers rejoice: Fletch celebrates 25 years

This holiday weekend marks the 25th anniversary of Fletch , the uneven but wildly enduring 1985 Chevy Chase comedy about a wisecracking reporter embroiled in a potboiler mystery.
Thrill of the Chase Dept.
By PETER HYMAN  |  May 28, 2010

Review: Youth In Revolt

Juno continues to poison American independent cinema.
Michael Cera hardly revolutionary
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2010

Big sleepy

If television is indeed a reflection of society, then to judge from what's on the screen these days, we're all surrounded by people leading seedy double lives.
Bored to Death brings a stoner PI to HBO
By RYAN STEWART  |  September 18, 2009

Review: The Hangover

The increasingly tiresome trend of raunchy comedies about bad male behavior finds nothing new to laugh about in Todd Phillips's retread of Old School.
Almost all the elements are familiar.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 05, 2009

Review: Gigantic

Of the recent spate of young-man-finding-himself movies, Adventureland may be the most fun, but Gigantic sticks to the ribs.
Paul Dano gains stature
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  April 24, 2009


Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

Stand-up guys

“In the sphere of thought, absurdity and perversity remain the masters of the world,” wrote Schopenhauer, “and their dominion is suspended only for brief periods.”
Tim and Eric’s 15 minutes
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 04, 2007