| Aug 7, 2012
Women break down in romantic comedies all the time. They just rarely do so to the point of looking unattractive, says Rashida Jones.
“She always looks good, her hair looks good and her apartment’s pretty. It’s like, there’s things...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Until recently I owned just two books that were composed of little else but pictures of people's bookshelves. Not nearly enough. One book I received last year for Christmas, a compendium of pictures of author's bookshelves, a sort of literary...
| Apr 26, 2012
*** (out of four)
Fear not, fans of Jason Segel’s proudly non-muscular flesh. His full-frontal scene may have been cut from “The Five-Year Engagement,” but a few shots of his backside remain. Eat your heart out, Clooney.
As in the...
| May 17, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
Morgan Spurlock evidently forgot that he was making a documentary, not a celeb hangout session.
Sure, it’s fun seeing executive producers Will Arnett and Jason Bateman discuss modern manhood while getting pedicures and massages....
| Jun 11, 2012
Name five actresses you assume participated in sports and other activities in high school, including being president of the student council. Aubrey Plaza’s not on that list, is she?
Despite the 27-year-old’s remarkably convincing, deadpan...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The "Hangover" movies, even the third one no one defends, barely qualify as comedies in the traditional sense. They're more like grimy action pictures with a joke or two tossed in to avoid the charge of false labeling. Their ugliness of spirit compounds a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Comedy Bang! Bang! Fridays beginning July 12 IFC, 10pm ET/PT Maybe it was the Ghoulies joke. I'll admit to having largely missed out on the first season of Comedy Bang! Bang!, IFC's free-form send-up of the talk-show genre. Then when I put in the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Scott Turow shares some musical favorites with KCRW; he'll be playing with the Rock Bottom Remainders later this month....
| Apr 16, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"The Three Stooges," directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly, was not the box-office comeback the filmmakers hoped for....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Charlotte Stoudt reviews A Noise Within's effervescent staging of Molière's "The Bungler"...