Adam McKay
Features // 4 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 5:23 AM

What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.

2010 Summer Movie Preview - August
5 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

We round out our summer preview with the August releases, a rather dim bunch unfortunately. Will Edgar Wright save us from summer movie hell with the new Michael Cera vehicle?

//Reviews

'The Big Short' Is a Satire of Gag-inducing Folly
11 Dec 2015 // 2:15 AM

Adam McKay's film is a ragged, jolting, and savagely funny guerrilla agitprop that gives after-the-fact credit to the financial crises Cassandras.

Ron Burgundy and the Sorry State of Journalism
1 Apr 2014 // 1:00 AM

I didn't expect Anchorman 2 to be something the first Anchorman was not at all: a relevant, and dare I even say intelligent, satire on the state of news reporting in the US.

//Blogs

In 'Anchorman 2,' the Legend, and Laughter, Continues
18 Dec 2013 // 12:50 AM

As a gonzo, go for broke piece of performance art, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is a solid stitch and a half.

Inconsistency Stifles 'The Other Guys' Cleverness
6 Aug 2010 // 12:30 AM

When it works, it's rip-roaringly hilarious. When it doesn't it's deader than the cinematic category it's parodying.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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