Given the organic nature of most of her work, Laggies should be a major departure for writer-director Lynn Shelton: the first film she directed that she didn't generate herself.
America loves the Kansas City Royals. All the attention on the Royals has put a spotlight on this heartland city, nicknamed the City of Fountains.
Whether it be Gaza, the sky, or a peaceful sidewalk in Los Angeles, all we have is our life. Those who take the lives of others, take away the universe. No one has that right.
Formed shortly after Adrienne Shelly's death, the ASF, with its simple but critical mission of supporting women filmmakers, awarded its 50th production grant to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep.
Paul Giamatti is one of our great screen actors, an absolute poet of frustration and regret with the range to play a wide variety of roles. Watch hi...
Admission is a perfectly inoffensive, bland tale that aims to wrench heartstrings with the same kind of forced earnestness that occupies most heterogeneous blends of comedy and drama.
Charming. A refreshing topic and setting for a romance between opposites. Tina Fey plays by-the-book Princeton admissions officer Portia Nathan. Pa...
You can count on one hand the number of good romantic comedies in any given year. Not that people aren't making them -- they just don't do them very well. Which is why Admission is such a treat.
Film: Admission (2013) Cast includes: Paul Rudd (I Love You, Man), Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Lily Tomlin (Nine to Five), Nat Wo...
As a fan of Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and director Paul Weitz, I looked forward to hearing what words of wisdom they would impart about parenting and the college admissions process. Here are some snippets.
The countdown to college admission is filled with anxiety. As a parent, I've been through it with both of my children and lived to tell about it. In f...
Foul-mouthed without being particularly funny, involved without being compelling, Judd Apatow's This Is 40 wants to be deeper than it really is. Which is an Apatowian trademark.
I am over 50, but "This Is 40," the new movie starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, empowered me more than any self-help book I've read about middle age and long-term marriage. And I've read a lot.
Here for anyone who cares are my 40 favorite albums of 2012 -- just off the top of my yarmulke-covered head.
While most movies would make sure every conflict gets settled and tied up with a neat bow, This Is 40 takes a more realistic approach to marriage and life by saying that sometimes you face problems you don't know how to solve.
As ASF's founder and executive director, and being Adrienne's widower, I am personally very grateful for the many loyal celebrity friends and supporters who believe in our mission while helping to keep Adrienne's memory and spirit alive.