Shawn Levy
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 13 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles
//Columns

40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 4:59 AM

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.

Why I Dumped Ricky Gervais for Karl Pilkington (but Am Still Seeing Stephen Merchant on the Side)
23 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?

//Reviews

A Great Cast Has Nothing to Do in 'This Is Where I Leave You'
13 Jan 2015 // 8:10 PM

Even though the actors are given parts that suit their usual skills, they all bring extra self awareness to their work.

'This Is Where I Leave You': Family Dramedy Revisited
16 Sep 2014 // 4:30 AM

This, of course, is how such concoctions work: all supporting players tell you something about the original squabbling family members, and each of these tells you something about the primary family member.

//Blogs

'Real Steel' is Real Dumb
7 Oct 2011 // 7:00 AM

Channeling Spielberg...as well as dozens of Popcorn King imitators, (the director) winds up delivering a braindead blockbuster that is guaranteed to generate income, if not entertainment.

You Must Be "Kidding": The 'Real Steel' Trailer
11 May 2011 // 4:10 AM

Real Steel appears to be Michael Bay by way of Mattel, a console title waiting for IGN and Attack of the Show to sing its replay value praises.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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