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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?


Reviews

Wednesday, April 30 2014

'Grudge Match' Proves It Ain't Over for De Niro or Stallone

Three decades later, Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro are still the stars they were at 35, and it's their efforts that carry Grudge Match over the top.


Friday, June 20 2008

Get Smart

Get Smart makes rudimentary efforts to update, with passing references to terrorists, profiling, and inter-agency competition.


Sunday, October 16 2005

The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector's Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.


Sunday, August 28 2005

Tommy Boy: Holy Schnike Edition (1995)

It seems odd that this well-executed formula buddy comedy would have such a tortured birthing process.


Friday, May 27 2005

The Longest Yard (2005)

Sandler is resolutely unriled, whether abused by guards, the warden, or his own teammates, which makes him a decidedly peculiar action comedy hero.


Blogs

Friday, December 27 2013

'Grudge Match?' More Like Drudgery Match

Scrapping the bottom of the barrel for both ideas and archival fight footage, Grudge Match is like a bad Onion headline come to life.


Thursday, June 19 2008

'Smart' Sucks

By its very definition, something that's "generic" is seen as "having no particularly distinctive quality or application". This doesn't make the object in question bad,


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