Articles tagged drew barrymore

15 Apr 2015 // 10:00 AM

The 10 Best One-and-Done Directors

Not every filmmaker gets a chance to make their career as a director. Here are ten individuals who tried, and then never sat behind the lens again.

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‘Blended’: Sandler’s Still Searching for His Sweet Spot

Reuniting Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore can't spark the magic long lost from the former comedian's flailing career.

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Actresses Shining Behind The Cameras

Many columns have been devoted to the successful transitions of actors such as Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck from acting into directing, but who are some of the women that have excelled behind the camera?

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19 Nov 2010 // 11:59 AM

2011’s TV Trend: Remakes

The 2010 TV season is barely over, but the networks have already examined what did or didn’t work. The biggest new hit, CBS’ Hawaii 5-0

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28 Sep 2009 // 7:20 AM

TORONTO — “Whip It” — Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut that stars Ellen Page (“Juno”), Juliette Lewis and Kristen Wiig — opens Friday, providing a bit of distance

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20 Apr 2009 // 2:50 AM

Grey Gardens

The new Grey Gardens is safe, providing a dash of self-reflexivity, but wasting more opportunities than it takes.

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Irreconcilable Differences:The Lost Collection

As part of The Lost Collection (“the best movies you totally forgot about”),this one is worth remembering.

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For years, you’ve been crushing on Drew Barrymore. The sugar-and-spice personality, the infectious giggle, the crinkly eyes, the way you want to buy her

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He’s Just Not That Into You

He’s Just Not That Into You is a standard chick flick, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing: it’s cute and comic and organized according to fixed, mostly ancient gender roles.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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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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8 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Lucky You (2006)

A good movie about poker, but only good enough to appeal to those who enjoy watching card games on TV.

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4 May 2007 // 2:00 AM

Lucky You (2006)

The cuts are obvious, the rhythms sluggish, and the dialogue redundant, as if the movie's afraid you've missed it the first time.

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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14 Feb 2007 // 1:00 AM

Music and Lyrics (2007)

The Hugh Grant / Drew Barrymore comedy is all about the grand and giddy artifice of pop.

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28 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

My Date With Drew (2005)

My Date With Drew is a starfucking free-for-all, revealing the sad desperation of a film industry fringe-dweller.

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8 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Fever Pitch (2005)

Fever Pitch is something more complicated than a paean to the Red Sox mystique.

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Donnie Darko: Director’s Cut (2001)

The problem embodied by Donnie is at once mundane and painfully special, the dilemma of fate vs. free will, laced though with unanswered questions of identity and responsibility.

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50 First Dates: Special Edition (2004)

Always in the present, Drew Barrymore's Lucy is changed in an instant. And she's irresistible.

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12 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

50 First Dates (2004)

Henry sets his sights on doing the right thing for Lucy, who will always be a childish girl, never have agency, never be able to make an informed decision that she can count on lasting.

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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