| Apr 13, 2008
MUCH like the hero of the new comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" -- who is merrily undressed at home and expecting an entirely different purpose for his girlfriend's visit than her dumping him -- actor-screenwriter Jason Segel endured his own Naked...
| Apr 13, 2009
Girl power and Good Friday combined to propel "Hannah Montana: The Movie" to the top of the weekend box office with $34 million in ticket sales.
The better-than-expected opening, along with a number of well-performing holdovers, continued the movie...
| Mar 21, 2009
A very wise woman or man named Anonymous once said that you get what you pay for. History doesn't tell us whether she or he bought wholesale or whether she/he lived in Southern California.
But we all know the drill when it comes to consuming culture...
| Mar 20, 2009
It has become something of a given that today's comedies will revolve around the inability of men to face the responsibilities of adulthood and simply act like grown-ups. And while these comedies pull in plenty of laughs with their gross-out humor and...
| Aug 5, 2009
| 6:53 PM
I Love You, Man
Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
The usual criticisms apply to the shaggy, Apatow-esque "bromantic comedy" "I Love You, Man." The movie's story of an uptight nerd ( Paul Rudd) who learns to unwind with the help of a self-possessed...
| Sep 18, 2012
It's startling to observe the changes you go through when you move to another country — changes in the way you interact with women and men. Even the way you dress.
I started to think about acculturation after I moved from Germany to Southern...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 1:28 PM
This post has been updated, as indicated below.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...