Articles tagged christina applegate

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Routine ‘Rocker’ Is Nothing New

Rock stardom is a standard personal fantasy. It represents two very elusive elements - the power that music has over all of us and the

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20 Aug 2008 // 12:00 AM

The Rocker

The Rocker is almost salvaged by the charming performances of its actual youngsters (as opposed to the adults doing youngster shtick).

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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10 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Anchorman—The Legend of Ron Burgundy Giftset (2004)

Will Ferrell's comedy is escapism as abstract art, a breathless retreat into the frenetic headspace of a 12-year-old boy.

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

Sputtering, Ron cites scientific fact to support his outrage: 'You're just a woman, with a small brain.'"

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16 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Wonderland (2003)

There's no truth in this true crime, only the fictions that sustain 'Hollywood'.

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Married With Children, Volume 1: The Most Outrageous Episodes

Married With Children is smart as hell, its writers are sharper than a set of Ginsu knives, and its actors have impeccable timing.

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20 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

View From the Top (2003)

View From the Top's Donna (Gwyneth Paltrow) and her boyfriend (Mark Ruffalo) are certainly nice, but not interesting enough to rescue a plot this stale.

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11 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

The Sweetest Thing targets moviegoers who seek out the familiar and formulaic.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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