Articles tagged adam shankman

24 Dec 2008 // 2:00 AM

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories lumbers, repeating plot points and jokes, meandering from scene to scene and seeming to forget where it was headed.

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20 Jul 2007 // 3:00 AM

Hairspray (2007) (2007)

Hairspray doesn't just replay Waters' film, it extends and complicates the original parody.

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19 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Hairspray (2007)

When Hairspray is good, it’s fantastic. It radiates an energy and a joy that’s beyond infectious.

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18 Jul 2007 // 9:21 AM

Ice cream server one day, ‘Hairspray’ star the next

Yes, she really was in the Cold Stone Creamery, scooping ice cream. And no, she really didn’t know it was coming. “I knew I

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28 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Pacifier (2004)

To convince Brad Garrett to wear a wrestling singlet, director Adam Shankman reminded him that 'Dignity is trumped by funny.'"

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4 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Pacifier (2005)

The image of the kids holding their noses suggests something about the state of Diesel's career, looking quite stalled.

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Bringing Down the House (2003)

It's like an episode of Bewitched, only longer, and with a feisty black woman instead of a white witch.

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24 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

A Walk to Remember (2002)

PULL.

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The Wedding Planner (2001)

The Wedding Planner's many compromises between eras, between genres, between color palettes -- never really take you anywhere, except, perhaps, a place where everything has turned kind of beige.

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