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Has Snarky 'Schitt's Creek' Become Television's Sweetest Sitcom?

Season 4 brings a thorough and heartening reinvigoration of the rom-com format, revealing the big heart that beats beneath the clown costume.

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Christmas With SCTV

If you need a reason to buy the Christmas disc, the answer is John Candy.

Scott Carlson
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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

Andy Shankman's poorly structured, unevenly paced, uninspired movie is set in summertime, which means its release is off season.

Cynthia Fuchs
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SCTV: Volume 4

Whether taking on film, music, television or book, these cunning Canadians exposed the foibles of mass media while entertaining and enlightening.

Bill Gibron
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SCTV: Volume 3

SCTV: Volume 3 finds the show in the midst of its gonzo stride.

Zeth Lundy
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SCTV Volume 2

The material shows how much the SCTV crew did not engage in either obvious parody or simple knee-jerk laughs.

David Sanjek
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SCTV Network/90: Volume 1

These were smart people who figured out a way to make sketch comedy work in a 90-minute format.

David Sanjek
Film

New York Minute (2004)

Mary-Kate and Ashley are what they are, and no one can stop them.

Cynthia Fuchs
Film

American Wedding (2003)

Stifler's insufferable self-love is his special gift, of course, and what viewers love most about him.

Cynthia Fuchs
Film

A Mighty Wind (2003)

In its focus on these reunited '60s folkies, 'Wind' engages in that most virulent form of nostalgia: '60s-itis.

Josh Jones
Film

Bringing Down the House (2003)

It's like an episode of Bewitched, only longer, and with a feisty black woman instead of a white witch.

Cynthia Fuchs
Film

Like Mike (2002)

It's easy to see why Bow Wow -- ambitious, clever, self-confident -- appealed to the folks who put this film-cd-gear- package together.

Cynthia Fuchs

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