Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Frank Coraci

Reviews

Wednesday, September 3 2014

'Blended': Sandler's Still Searching for His Sweet Spot

Reuniting Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore can't spark the magic long lost from the former comedian's flailing career.


Friday, October 12 2012

'Here Comes the Boom': MMA Saves Music

That Scott makes a transition from his classroom to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cages around New England is both ridiculous and broadly metaphorical: even as teachers endure beatdowns at all kinds of levels, they still come back to be inspiring and inspired.


Friday, July 8 2011

'Zookeeper' Is More Buddy Comedy Formula

While it's hardly worth gauging which voice actor has the worst job in Zookeeper, it's clear that not one of them comes out okay.


Sunday, October 15 2006

Click (2006)

At heart, Click is a trivial movie that asks an important question about life, the universe, and everything: how on earth can a man who's doing Kate Beckinsale on a regular basis be at all dissatisfied with his life?


Thursday, June 22 2006

Click (2006)

While the movie's point is clear enough from frame one, it's so blatant and comes at such a high price that you feel mostly battered by its end.


Blogs

Friday, May 23 2014

It's a Family Un-fair: 'Blended'

It all becomes a battle, not of wits so much as wishes. Indeed, one wishes Blended was better.


Sunday, August 2 2009

The Waterboy (1998): Blu-ray

Who is the real Adam Sandler? Is he the bitter, angry superstar that's depicted in the recent Judd Apatow "dramedy" Funny People? Or is he


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