Jake Kasdan
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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview: July 2014
1 Jul 2014 // 9:14 PM

We take another trip to a certain simian world, we have another experience with an annual government authorized night of lawlessness, and we get our second sighting of a mythic Greek muscleman.

Summer Movie Preview: June 2011
2 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

The return of everyone's favorite mutants, the arrival of an intergalactic peacekeeper, and some guy with a bunch of birds marks June's idea of sunny Summer fun.


Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel Act Out for 'Sex Tape'
18 Jul 2014 // 4:30 AM

Sex Tape demonstrates that it's very hard to do a funny movie about the difficulty of maintaining a successful marriage.

'Bad Teacher', Good Job
18 Oct 2011 // 4:58 PM

The filmmakers don't frame Elizabeth as stupid so much as possessing a particular taste for booze, junk food, expensive shoes, and bitchery; Diaz plays her as a popular girl gone to seed.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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