| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Steve Rannazzisi, Jan. 10-11, 8 p.m.; Jan. 12, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $25-$50. Comix at Foxwoods.
For those of us who love TV, we realize it’s an opportunity to step into another profession/world/universe for 22-44 minutes at a time. Our natural...
| Dec 18, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
And that’ll do it for “Argo.”
Ben Affleck’s widely praised Oscar contender is plenty entertaining, but its sense of place and investigative detail don’t come within miles of the immersive power of...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| May 16, 2013
** (out of four)
The hunted-in-the-woods thriller “Black Rock” would excite a lot more fans if Mark Duplass had finished writing the script.
Instead, Duplass (the weak “Jeff, Who Lives At Home,” the fantastic “The Puffy...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Black Rock" pits three women, camping on a remote island off the coast of Maine, against a trio of U.S. Army veterans back from messed-up tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is where we find ourselves with the legacy of America's Iraq invasion:...
| May 15, 2013
As Jenny on FX’s “The League,” Katie Aselton frequently engages in the foul-mouthed, trash-talking fantasy football obsession more commonly associated with the other, hairier half of humanity.
In “Black Rock,” her second...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:32 AM
Good news and bad news regarding the latest mumblecore film from brothers Jay and Mark Duplass. The good news is that it’s their best movie yet. The bad news is…it’s not that great a film.
Jeff musing on what the purpose in life is...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:56 AM
Three excellent performances fuel writer-director Lynn Shelton's comedy-drama, which is launched by Mark Duplass ("The League") as a man struggling to recover from a painful loss.
At a friend's (Emily Blunt) suggestion, he seeks solace at her family's...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"How I Met Your Mother" co-star Jason Segel has been making big strides lately in his movie career, thanks to "The Muppets," "The Five-Year Engagement" and this lower-key comedy from filmmaking siblings Jay and Mark Duplass.
Segel has the title role of a...
| 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...