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Monday, August 11 2014

In ‘California’ the World Has Gone to Hell for No Good Reason

The careful yet laconic nature of Edan Lepucki’s writing mirrors that of her post-catastrophic setting; life is finely captured but little seems to matter, anymore.

Wednesday, September 7 2011

‘The Best and The Brightest’ Want that Pie in the (Manhattan) Sky

This baudy little farce is about the hopeful and naïve strivers trying for the smallest taste of the best that America has to offer.

Monday, June 20 2011

In Praise of Silliness

They say you gotta laugh to keep from crying. A simple dose of pure silliness taken on a regular basis is much needed, these days.

Monday, May 11 2009

The Dana Carvey Show

Dana Carvey had beloved characters like Garth and the Church Lady, and bankable impressions of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Ross Perot in his repertoire.

Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

Monday, March 30 2009

‘Monsters’ voice role a first for Reese Witherspoon

Friday, March 27 2009

Monsters vs. Aliens

Monsters vs. Aliens is both a spoof and celebration of mid-century creature features, offering positive, if well-worn, "messages for the kids."

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I Am America by Stephen Colbert (Reviews) [11.Nov.07]
Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe (Features) [10.Oct.07]
The Simpsons: Season 19 Premiere (Reviews) [21.Sep.07]
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With (Reviews) [14.Sep.07]
Dedication (Reviews) [30.Aug.07]
Shrek the Third (2007) (Reviews) [18.May.07]
Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
The Great New Wonderful (2005) (Reviews) [8.Sep.06]
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Strangers with Candy (2006) (Reviews) [28.Jun.06]
The Colbert Report (Reviews) [7.Nov.05]
My Baby’s Daddy (2004) (Reviews) [15.Jan.04]
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