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 // 5:59 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 // 4:00 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 // 9:10 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 // 5:30 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 // 8:00 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 // 5:10 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

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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