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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, April 30 2007

Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.


Reviews

Sunday, December 11 2011

'New Year's Eve': Make It Stop

Hector Elizondo, a longtime Garry Marshall movie regular (like, he's been in all of them) plays a guy who's lost his job recently because of The Economy but here Saves the Day (or Night) and so proves to all of us how important it is to appreciate the little people.


Thursday, February 11 2010

Valentine's Day

According to Valentine's Day, young love turns into old love, all generations equally hopeful and ignorant.


Thursday, May 10 2007

Georgia Rule (2007)

Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.


Wednesday, May 4 2005

Beaches: Special Edition (1988)

Beaches is the Goliath of those epic '80s melodramas, squashing patience and dignity and tact.


Sunday, December 12 2004

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

'When you do a love story as part of your film, you need to do a lot of love scenes, so we can see the lovers together,' explains Garry Marshall.


Blogs

Monday, February 15 2010

Love Hangover: The Meaning (?) of $52 Million

What? Are you kidding? It actually means nothing. Just like the low numbers for recent RomCom disasters When In Rome and Leap Year, the fact


News

Friday, December 9 2011

‘New Year’s Day’ director Garry Marshall is the master of the chick flick

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The home of Garry Marshall’s personal assistant was burglarized. Thieves took all his valuables, including his extensive DVD collection. They took


Wednesday, May 9 2007

Jane Fonda returns to the big screen in 'Georgia Rule'

Jane Fonda, who continues to apologize for her "thoughtless, but not treasonous" actions during the Vietnam War, said she feels sorry for the people who


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