Monday, April 13 2009
Rape? Or the Reality of Relationships circa 2009? Jody Hill's Observe and Report is being vilified over that very question.
Friday, April 10 2009
Observe and Report proposes that a man who feels worthless is capable of a violent rage. If this sounds edgy, it's not.
Thursday, April 9 2009
Monday, January 12 2009
Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.
Friday, August 22 2008
The House Bunny is truly toxic, telling women to hate their bodies and hide their talents.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.
Wednesday, January 31 2007
This film hovers somewhere between sappy romantic comedy and action movie, falling back on lazy gender-reversal jokes and super hero tropes.
Thursday, August 31 2006
This isn't a movie so much as a series of set pieces with a theme of parody in mind, only to quickly devolve into toilet humor of the most literal kind and asinine, gross-out histrionics.
Thursday, July 20 2006
Eddie Izzard brings a whole other dimension to My Super Ex-Girlfriend, being wily and subversive rather than flamboyant.
Friday, April 21 2006
The problem is that none of this is surprising. We've seen these jokes on late night television, heard them on the radio or even thought of them ourselves.