Articles tagged lisa kudrow

Lisa Kudrow follows her own path in Showtime’s quirky ‘Web Therapy’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—When Lisa Kudrow costarred as Phoebe on “Friends,” somebody was always putting words in her mouth. Now she’s planting the words

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Is ‘The Other Woman’ Competing in the Cliché Olympics?

Although The Other Woman has the potential to be socially relevant given today’s blended families, it doesn’t present anything new.

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Really, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

What was something of a self-indulgent escapade in the UK version takes on far more resonance and dramatic and cultural relevance in the US version.

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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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16 Jan 2009 // 12:00 AM

Hotel for Dogs

Hotel for Dogs is wholly predictable and tiring, delivering its “message” with all the subtlety of a flashing neon sign.

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20 Dec 2007 // 9:00 PM

P.S. I Love You

For all his plain-speaking, down-homey affect, Harry Connick, Jr. remains something of a mystery.

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Friends - The Complete Series Collection

Returning to Friends, as the cliché goes, is like visiting an old friend. It's also very much a step back in time; to our own history as much as television history.

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15 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Happy Endings (2005)

Happy Endings begins with what seems quite an unhappy ending, when Mamie (Lisa Kudrow) is hit by a car.

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22 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Comeback

Valerie Cherish is a far cry from Phoebe Buffay. Egocentric and manipulative, she's less outright hateful than passive-aggressive.

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18 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

Friends (Finale)

Unlike most sitcoms, Friends was willing to tease out the inevitable happy ending over its entire decade of existence.

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16 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Wonderland (2003)

There's no truth in this true crime, only the fictions that sustain 'Hollywood'.

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5 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Analyze That (2002)

To endure Analyze That requires not just suspension of disbelief, but suspension of neurological activity as well.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Friends

In the end, 'Friends' has become the epitome of 'Must-See TV' -- not because it's in our best interest to watch it, but because without us, these people have no reason to be together.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Hanging Up (2000)

A few nights after seeing Hanging Up, unable to sleep and channel-surfing, I came upon an Oprah episode, one of those repeats that air 2 or 3

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All Over the Guy (2001)

If 'All Over the Guy' is any indication of what Hollywood has in store for gay relationships, it looks like gay men and lesbians will be receiving the same shallow treatment as their heterosexual counterparts.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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