Articles tagged lauren graham

4 Mar 2010 // 5:30 AM

On TV: Parenthood (video)

Better Than Advertised

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Flash of Genius

Robert Kearns' saga is more complicated than its trite "stalwart individual against the system" scaffolding suggests. Still, the movie sticks mostly to the scaffolding.

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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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4 Mar 2008 // 8:58 PM

The Amateurs

This film has a great deal of potential, but like many of the characterizations, it's not fully realized.

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22 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

Evan Almighty (2007)

Evan Almighty is expertly forged to be a superficial audience friendly phenomenon, the kind of movie that has critics and the cultured scratching their heads over its continued success.

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6 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Because I Said So (2007)

Two long hours that I will sadly never get back.

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17 May 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Gilmore Girls

Though its fans were fiercely loyal, The Gilmore Girls skated from season to season with marginal ratings.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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2 Feb 2007 // 2:44 AM

Because I Said So (2007)

Tacky and terminally bland, Because I Said So sets up one basic joke -- the interfering mother -- and runs it into the ground.

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25 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Gilmore Girls

Communication is always the problem on Gilmore Girls: though mom and daughter are famous for their witty banter, they're terrible at mustering the courage to say what they want.

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25 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Gilmore Girls

Without Palladino, Gilmore Girls will certainly be different... it just might be better.

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13 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

Gilmore Girls

Lorelai and Paris, Rory and her grandparents... Gilmore Girls' most long-standing relationships seem set for realignment in Season Six.

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28 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Pacifier (2004)

To convince Brad Garrett to wear a wrestling singlet, director Adam Shankman reminded him that 'Dignity is trumped by funny.'"

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25 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Gilmore Girls: The Complete Third Season

The casual, chatty extras capture the series' spirit: whimsical, free-spirited, and tinged with nostalgia.

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4 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Pacifier (2005)

The image of the kids holding their noses suggests something about the state of Diesel's career, looking quite stalled.

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9 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls is not the show it started out to be. It's a generation deeper, and much better.

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26 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Gilmore Girls: The Complete First Season

Lorelai is written to challenge as well as entertain, her dialogue filled with pop culture references delivered at top speed.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gilmore Girls

The sixth season's drawn-out storyline did away with the witty dialogue that attracted me to the show in the first place.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gilmore Girls

Not that insisting that one's child be educated and aware of the consequences of sex is surely a bad thing, but in the case of 'Gilmore Girls', never-wed single parenting falls into the 'mistakes were made' category, while Murphy Brown made an active choice.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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