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Thursday, May 14 2009

Satire TV by Jonathan Gray, Jeffrey Jones, Ethan Thompson

More than just a category of TV comedy, satire is now “its own genre, and a thriving one at that.”


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Monday, December 10 2007

The Unaffordable Nation by Jeffrey Jones

Prada or Peanut Butter: The Sandwich Generation’s Decision in the Land of Silk or Honey.


Monday, May 1 2006

Kenny Rogers: Legend of the Gambler (1980, 1983, 1987)

The movies echo the original tune, an odd combination of existential weariness and jaunty bravado, via buddy-movie heroics and a surprisingly hard-edged family melodrama.


Thursday, February 16 2006

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: Bueller Bueller Edition (1986)

Call us the Breakfast Club Generation. We are all Molly Ringwald.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

When the Burgomaster (played by still great Horror film legend Christopher Lee) sends Ichabod Crane (Johnny Depp) to Sleepy Hollow, you may suspect that Ichabod is being sent to the land of Hammer Horror, or perhaps the woods of Horror Movies Past.


Heartbreakers (2001)

Longtime 'Simpsons' writer and executive producer David Mirkin's predilection for wickedly witty cartoonishness is only slightly tempered in his live-action movies.


Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)

The last 'Dolittle' film was a successful commercial film. The trouble is, the sequel is a far less noble beast. Many of the beats (and beasts) from the first film are here too, but despite being written by Larry Levinson, one of the co-authors of the first script, it just doesn't work as well.


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