Articles tagged jane lynch

Campy, Preachy, Dancey, Singy: ‘Glee: The Complete Second Season’

With characters coming and going faster than a mono outbreak amongst teens, the second season of Glee at its worst is uneven, and at its best finds a voice for gay youth.

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‘Party Down: Season Two’—More Like Party Downbeat, but Funny

Party Down's second season features the various career and personal crises of the crew of struggling actors and screenwriters against the background of a funeral, an unsuccessful orgy, a fundraiser for a private school for the privileged children of vulgar producers, and a hot tub birthday party for Steve Guttenberg.

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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7 Mar 2009 // 8:00 AM

Role Models: Unrated (2008)

Ever since a certain Mr. Apatow introduced us to a middle aged man child with limited sexual experience, the motion picture comedy has been flooded

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David Wain—the rarely disputed king of absurd comedy—is having a busy month. According to his (always-entertaining) blog, he’s currently shooting new episodes

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26 Nov 2008 // 12:00 AM

Role Models

Ever since a certain Mr. Apatow introduced us to a middle aged man child with limited sexual experience, the motion picture comedy has been flooded

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7 Nov 2008 // 3:12 AM

Role Models

Role Models invites you to celebrate "fantasy world where anything is possible", at least if you're a boy in need of approval.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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17 Dec 2007 // 3:07 AM

Jason Lee yells ‘Al-vinnnnn!’

BURBANK, Calif. - It’s the last day of shooting on the “My Name is Earl” set in the San Fernando Valley. The Writers Guild

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14 Dec 2007 // 2:55 AM

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Without moral or emotional guidance, overworked and overpraised, the kids become preening, self-involved monsters.

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For Your Consideration (2006)

Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

As much as Ricky Bobby's racing career is about going fast, it's even more cogently about products, lots of 'em.

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8 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

Sleepover (2004)

Grown up out of the Spy Kids franchise, awkwardly charming Alexa Vega has run smack into tweens heck.

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MDs

15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

MDs

While the two MDs modeled on Pierce and McIntyre lovingly call their hospital 'the Mish' and claim to help those exploited by HMOs, the show mostly focuses on wealthy white doctors and administrators.

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Lovespring International

It's difficult to believe that six people can be so self-absorbed and shortsighted, let alone gathered in the same workplace.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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