Due Date is a cross country adventure to be endured and that classification is deadly for any comedy. When you want the trip to end and the movie to be over you know you are in trouble.
With Due Date, the audience will find itself in the not-unfamiliar situation of watching a comedy whose best jokes have been given away in the commercials and trailers for the film.
I like seeing people fucked up, but I also like knowing they'll get better. There's nothing like a hobo story with a happy ending.
"Why is it," Galifianakis asks, "that people always say, 'Oh, you're the fat guy from The Hangover. Why does it have go to that -- why couldn't I just be 'the guy from The Hangover?'"
Adapted from the very funny Michael Chabon novel, Curtis Hanson's Wonder Boys is a marvel of a film, a sharp and wise valentine to academia and the literary life.
I spent the last ten days driving across the country, off the grid, disconnected, unable to watch anything online. Here are the top five funniest videos I missed while I was away.
John Baldessari once told Hans Ulrich Obrist that one of the fundamental concepts for him about art is that "you choose one thing over another. That's...
If you somehow didn't love Sandra Bullock already, here's your chance to start marching with the good guys -- as well as one guy's loving playlist for a sophisticated and lovely lady.
Iron Man 2 has promise. There's ego (Tony Stark's) as well as healthy doses of capitalism.
This time, Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski take a can opener to Iron Man 2, the successful sequel to the 2008 blockbuster, starring...
Wow, Tony Stark, you're such an innovator. Wounded and held hostage with a makeshift electromagnet stuck in your chest, you take a couple of sardine c...
I explained to my youngest that Downey had dramatically turned his life around, and my kid said, "Well, Dad, you'd have to say he's doing pretty well now, right?" Yes, I'd say he's doing just fine.
Even super-heroes suffer from sophomore slump and Iron Man is no exception.
The 27 Club (also known as the Forever Club) is reserved for those people (specifically famous rock musicians) who died around the age of 27 often under mysterious circumstances.
I've certainly seen quite a few adaptations of Sherlock Holmes. So I feel as prepared as anyone who is not a member of the Baker Street Irregulars to tackle the wave of Holmesiana that has arrived on DVD.
In music, when a record "breaks," it's a good thing. In Washington, when our government "breaks," it's generally a bad, bad thing. At least that's what I got from Senator Evan Bayh.