Articles tagged denis leary

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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6 Apr 2009 // 4:43 AM

NEW YORK - OK, so some things about producer-comedian-actor Denis Leary are controversial - his misguided crack about autism in his 2008 book, “Why We Suck”;

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14 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Best Of Dr. Katz

There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.

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23 May 2008 // 2:10 AM

Recount

Recount doesn't quite argue that the system remains infinitely gameable for those who know it, those in power who wish to remain in power.

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Ice Age: Super Cool Edition (2002)

While studios have often been accused of meddling in the creative end of moviemaking, the new DVD presentation of this 2002 blockbuster, illustrates how readily Fox pandered to the movie-going public -- and how eager the filmmakers were to follow the audience's test scoring lead.

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29 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Job: The Complete Series

Denis Leary and Peter Tolan's desire to rehabilitate the sitcom not only meant changing the way characters interact with each other, but also the show's structure.

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21 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Rescue Me

Rescue Me's rhythms are uneven, its tone sometimes spastic, its humor bleak, and its insights into masculine melodramatic pain as acute as any show on TV.

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The Secret Lives of Dentists (2003)

Eschewing the loopy romanticism of his past efforts, Alan Rudolph displays admirable restraint in representing domestic drudgery.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Job

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

True Crime (1999)

Steve Everett is an old-school newspaper reporter, the kind who has improbable hunches that turn out to be right, who gives investigative reporters a good name, who's relegated to fiction these days. He's also more complicated than that, a self-styled macho boozer and womanizer, but recently slipped into another state, feeling confused and a little pathetic.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Jesus’ Son (2000)

The elegance of Maclean's film, however, lies i

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Company Man (2001)

Coming on the heels of Thirteen Days, Company Man is the latest look at the troubled relationship between the United States and Cuba. Whereas trailers

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Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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