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Monday, January 9 2012

The Worst Films of 2011

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.


Monday, May 3 2010

2010 Summer Movie Preview - June

After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.


Monday, April 28 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?


Thursday, January 10 2008

Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.


Wednesday, May 2 2007

Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.


Reviews

Sunday, November 13 2011

'Jack and Jill' Practically Begs Non-Fans to Despise It

Jack and Jill places Adam Sandler in drag opposite a slumming, self-parodying Al Pacino. It practically begs non-fans to despise it.


Monday, June 13 2011

Not Even Nicole Kidman Completists Should Suffer Through 'Just Go With It'

Welcome to Adam Sandler's fantasy world: where Jennifer Aniston is ugly and Brooklyn Decker falls in love with him at first sight.


Sunday, February 13 2011

Just Go With It

Just Go With It is less sluggish than Adam Sandler at his worst, and, for that matter, less self-pitying than Jennifer Aniston at hers.


Thursday, June 24 2010

'Grown Ups': Sublimations and stereotypes

Boys, please grow up.


Monday, October 13 2008

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Plenty of New York racial tension, old-lady sex, animal abuse, and hackey-sack.


Blogs

Thursday, June 24 2010

Something This Juvenile Can't Rightfully Play with the 'Grown Ups'

Grown Ups feels like Sandler and his pals sitting around, shooting the breeze -- except, in this case, the wind coming from their direction is tired and redundant.


Thursday, June 5 2008

'Zohan's Zaniness is a Tough Sell

Jewish humor has driven American mirth for as long as their have been baggy pants burlesque comics and joke-stealing vaudevillians. Update it to the pre-modern


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