Articles tagged danny devito

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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5 Dec 2008 // 1:57 AM

Nobel Son

Nobel Son not only lacks honor, but it's also an undignified mess that should embarrass star Alan Rickman and everyone else involved.

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10 Oct 2007 // 8:29 AM

It’s always ‘Sunny’ for Danny DeVito

NEW YORK—He plays cheerfully rich reprobate Frank Reynolds on the anti-“Friends” bar comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (FX, Thursdays). But, really,

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15 Jun 2007 // 5:26 AM

Danny DeVito’s scene on `The View’ has a sweet resolution

PHILADELPHIA - Danny DeVito is turning lemons into limoncello. The tiny actor with the mountainous shadow has parlayed a drunken appearance on “The View” into

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27 Nov 2006 // 2:00 AM

Deck the Halls (2006)

How did it happen that such determinedly ugly 'men must learn their holiday lessons' movies are now de rigeur?

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Romancing the Stone/The Jewel of the Nile (1984)

Everything in Jewel of the Nile is predictable, right down to the romantic final scenes at sunset.

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14 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

The OH in Ohio (2006)

The main problem with The OH in Ohio is that most of its hijinks seem cribbed from episodes of Sex and the City -- and we're talking Season Two.

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Taxi: The Complete Second Season

And so Louie is suddenly a sensitive guy. It's a typically funny and revealing moment in Taxi's second season.

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Get Shorty (Special Edition) (1995)

Sonnenfeld keeps all of this under two hours by cutting the movie at a dazzling clip. The film moves like Travolta, quickly and with style.

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Taxi: The Complete First Season

If Alex is the dad, Louie is the drunk uncle who visits without calling first.

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2 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Duplex (2003)

Mrs. Connelly's revenge is strange, but in the current political environment, as seniors are ignored, abused, and repressed, also rather sweet.

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25 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Anything Else (2003)

The idea of Woody Allen teaching high school English is a funny idea, and Anything Else leaves it at that: a funny idea.

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4 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Death to Smoochy (2002)

PULL.

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8 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Heist (2001)

[David Mamet's] language, severe and spare, actually sounds quite human comin

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The American Embassy

'The American Embassy', no matter the PR concerning its political environment or interests, is essentially about relationships.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The American Embassy

'The American Embassy', no matter the PR concerning its political environment or interests, is essentially about relationships.

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What’s the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

Martin Lawrence and Danny DeVito are doing that non-mating mating dance that buddy characters tend to do, with too much spastic energy and not nearly enough inspiration.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Man on the Moon (1999)

Far be it from me to accuse Hollywood of wishful thinking. But as the closing credits for Man on the Moon roll under Andy Kaufman's (Jim Carrey's) timid gaze, it's easy to think the film has been seduced by its own notion that a life of sufficient celebrity can offer freedom from the mortality that afflicts ordinary souls.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Drowning Mona (2000)

But while the last is a truly funny flick starring these two, now, almost 15 years later, even their considerable talents can't salvage the watery mess known as Drowning Mona.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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