Articles tagged jennifer lopez

‘The Boy Next Door’ Is Wrong, but It Feels So Good

Like a musical, The Boy Next Door often asks us to suspend our disbelief and take a ridiculous ride to an absurd place -- in this case, a place where first editions of The Iliad actually exist.

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29 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

El Cantante

Every bit the camp classic that Gigli was supposed to be. El Cantante is nothing if not a generously budgeted, extended music video.

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28 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Jennifer Lopez: Brave

Throw some danceable beats together, pay for a couple of recognizable samples maybe add a guest rapper or two, and voila! You have an instant J. Lo album!

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4 Aug 2007 // 6:42 AM

El Cantante

Jennifer Lopez is the new Barbra Streisand. No, old Butta Babs can still act and sing rings around this entertainment wannabe. No, where J-Lo matches the Oscar winning diva is in the oversized ego department.

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‘El Cantante’ follows life, music of Puerto Rican superstar

Even his name meant music. Hector Lavoe’s real last name was Perez. Lavoe was invented, a Puerto Ricanized pronunciation of “la voz” - “the

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3 Aug 2007 // 4:32 AM

J.Lo’s heritage looms large in her music and new movie

With the opening of her film El Cantante—a biopic about Hector Lavoe, the vibrant soul of New York’s salsa scene in the `70s—

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3 Aug 2007 // 3:29 AM

El Cantante

The biopic formula overtakes historical details and even director Leon Ichaso's signature impressionism, with an awkward and unsurprising result.

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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10 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For his part, Lasse Hallström likes the subtler strokes, as the scene when Redford sits in his truck and is unable to start it.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For all its attention to fading landscapes and independence, cowboys and loyalties, the movie is more quaintly melodramatic than adventurous.

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13 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Monster-In-Law (2005)

Though the pathologies Fonda and Lopez embody tend to be framed as individual, they are symptomatic and well rewarded.

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17 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jennifer Lopez: Rebirth

Shouldn't a 'rebirth' imply some sort of major shift? Not so, for J. Lo.

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shall We Dance? (2004)

'The fact is,' says director Peter Chelsom, 'I was very, very wary about remaking such a perfect original.'"

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15 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Shall We Dance? (2004)

Paulina is not only gorgeous, athletic, and lithe, she's also in need of solace.

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8 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Jersey Girl (2003)

Affleck and Smith talk lots about shooting details and feelings about their chosen fields, their mutual esteem and affection audible.

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26 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Jersey Girl (2003)

Early in Jersey Girl, Ben Affleck cries. It's a grim and alarming moment.

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9 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gigli (2003)

It's tempting to imagine what extras might have been like for a Gigli DVD, given that the film received what had to be the most vehement critical drubbing of any released this past year.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Enough (2002)

The first bit of news I heard on waking up this morning was that the wedding was off.

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1 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gigli (2003)

His hair slicked back, his face set in an expression resembling impassivity, Larry Gigli (Ben Affleck) tends to philosophize with his marks.

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2 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Jennifer Lopez has made a lucrative habit of reprising her story in most of her fictional incarnations.

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "That's Entertainment"

// Sound Affects

""That's Entertainment", the seventh track of Silkworm's seventh album, features a devilish Lothario and guitar solos straight from heaven.

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