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Tuesday, August 26 2014

Kristen Wiig Sinks ‘Hateship Loveship’

Infusing Alice Munro's portrait of a lonely woman and her quest for happiness with deadpan comic beats, Kristen Wiig muddies the tone of "Hateship Loveship" and leaves it without a center.


Wednesday, June 12 2013

The Lonely Island: The Wack Album

Through comedy, the members of the Lonely Island provide another direct criticism on American subcultures and flaunt their knowledge and reverence of rap and hip hop with The Wack Album.


Wednesday, April 8 2009

Adventureland: Bastards of Young

A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.


Friday, April 3 2009

Adventureland

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.


Friday, September 19 2008

Ghost Town

As you endure Ghost Town's unfunny "unfinished business," you can't help but be thankful for Téa Leoni's precision and classically screwballish physicality.


Thursday, September 18 2008

‘Ghost Town’ is a Little Gem


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Tuesday, April 8 2008

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Whatever flaws this Apatow-produced genre parody may carry, it's all forgotten when you're presented with a DVD overstuffed with extras that are almost as funny as the movie itself.


Thursday, December 20 2007

Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

How hilarious, you can imagine someone pitching, the word "Cox," repeated over and over, makes for all sorts of double entendres.


Friday, September 7 2007

The Brothers Solomon

The jumble of styles would be a momentum-killer even if the jokes did work, but an overwhelming number don't.


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