Articles tagged seth macfarlane

‘Ted 2’ Is Smarter and Smuttier Than Your Average Bear

Ted 2 is uproariously funny, with just enough sprinkling of social satire to stretch this already thin premise into a satisfying sequel.

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‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ Places Seth MacFarlane’s Ego Front and Center

Perhaps MacFarlane will learn from his experiences, but with any luck, he'll learn the biggest lesson of all: his talents are required behind the camera, not in front of it.

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We Saw Your Hypocrisy: Seth MacFarlane, Hollywood, and the Liberal Media

When PC people manufacture controversies such as the uproar over Seth MacFarlane's Oscar humor, they reveal that they are oblivious to how they consistently confirm every unflattering stereotype depicting them as humorless bores.

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25 Sep 2009 // 4:09 AM

REASON TO WATCH: Seth MacFarlane continues his slash-and-burn conquest of the Fox Sunday schedule with this “Family Guy” spinoff. Get used to this, by the

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13 May 2009 // 9:59 PM

American Dad! Vol. 4

This has carved out a nice niche for itself as the only reliably funny show during “Animation Domination”.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (3 Disc Special Edition)

This limited “3-Disc Special Edition” is as much a tribute to the writer-director as it is a showcase for the film.

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10 Nov 2008 // 9:59 PM

Family Guy: Vol. 6

It’ll take a new animated show to call Family Guy out for its indiscretions, much like Family Guy did for The Simpsons.

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Family Guy: Season 7 Premiere

Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy features gross-out humor with a mean-spirited kick.

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7 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Family Guy: Blue Harvest

This is like watching Gus Van Sant’s Psycho screened on Mystery Science Theater 3000 -- confusing and annoying.

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11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 5 - Beyond the Envelope

The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.

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20 Sep 2007 // 4:11 AM

LOS ANGELES—The cast of the Fox Network animated comedy “Family Guy” has just completed a reading of the script for the 100th episode in

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24 Mar 2006 // 3:00 PM

American Dad: Volume 1

It's all Family Guy's fault. Had that cult cartoon not been cancelled and proven its mantle by becoming a phenomenon on DVD, we wouldn't be stuck with American Dad, its jaded jingoistic cousin.

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6 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Family Guy, Volume 3

Whereas All in the Family was all about the troubling racism and personal politics of the time, Family Guy takes on many of these same topics and then blurts them out like a tactless guy at a party that says exactly what he's thinking, without even a second thought about self-censorship.

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Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin - The Untold Story

Stewie's time-continuum meddling focuses on insuring that he ends up with a non-retail job and a more tastefully decorated apartment. This is not 12 Monkeys.

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13 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Family Guy / American Dad

The timetable for studio animation is slow, which means that American Dad's political jokes are dated as soon as they're written.

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14 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

American Dad

When Seth MacFarlane plumbs the depths of the U.S. political system for American Dad, all he manages are weak shots at conservative caricatures.

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3 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Family Guy, Vol. 2 (Season 3)

While The Family Guy's humor often obliterates the boundaries of good taste, it also espouses faith in the American Family.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

American Dad!

American Dad! skewers its all-American dad Stan to impel its critique of Bush America.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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