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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.


Sunday, June 2 2013

Della Mae: This World Oft Can Be

This World Oft Can Be is the rarest kind of roots album: The past grounds it, but so too does the present, and the result illuminates both.


Thursday, May 2 2013

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell: Love Has Come for You

Love Has Come for You is a well-played, competently written effort, and while it may not rank as a masterpiece, it’s far from embarrassing.


Monday, May 7 2012

Jerks Are My Heroes, Thanks to ‘Jerks’ Like Steve Martin

My folks are probably still kicking themselves for taking a seven-year-old to see Steve Martin’s profane and ridiculous first film, The Jerk, because that was the day I gave up on strong, upstanding heroes and decided that I wanted to be like Navin Johnson.


Wednesday, February 23 2011

In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love

A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.


Thursday, January 6 2011

The Year in TV: March 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in March 2010.


Thursday, March 4 2010

On TV: Parenthood (video)

Better Than Advertised


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


Friday, February 6 2009

The Pink Panther 2

Much of the “comedy” in The Pink Panther 2 is a rehashing of the jokes from the first film.


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Shopgirl (2005) (Reviews) [24.Apr.06]
The Pink Panther (Reviews) [10.Feb.06]
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) (Reviews) [21.Dec.05]
Shopgirl (2005) (Reviews) [22.Oct.05]
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) (Reviews) [8.Jan.04]
Bringing Down the House (2003) (Reviews) [8.Mar.03]
The Downer Channel (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Novocaine (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Joe Gould’s Secret (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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