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Almost Communicating, or What Happens When a Middle-Age Schlemiel Falls in Love With a Korean Girl – Part I

Over the last decade, we have seen countless films about “middling” or aging schlemiels. Think of Ben Stiller’s roles in Meet the Fockers (2004), Greenberg… 1,024 more words

Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008): Almost a Satire of a Romantic Comedy

Kevin Smith is a director whose work I have yet to review, until today. Most of my experience with him is with “Dogma” since I haven’t reviewed and of the “Clerks” films yet, but definitely will at some point. 915 more words


Off Camera

These are the dog days in the northern hemisphere.

While I live in, literally, the one place on Earth that hasn’t experienced frazzling heat this summer, the weather today was dispiriting:  tepid and humid and lidded, with clouds that wouldn’t lift.   1,200 more words


Henry Rollins Wrote A Confusing Rant About Robin Williams, Depression And Suicide

As Henry Rollins has proven many times in the past, he has a lot of opinions on pretty much any hot topic you can throw at him. 680 more words

Film Drunk

'Girls' Season 4 on HBO: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


Season 3 of HBO’s Girls ended with the clip above, where Hannah tells Adam that she’s leaving Brooklyn for Iowa to attend the prestigious… 661 more words


Director’s latest offering doesn’t live up to reputation

Original article as posted can be seen here

This Is 40,” Judd Apatow’s most recent film starring Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, is a rehashing, trite conglomerate of all the things that have made Apatow famous. 373 more words

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Paul McCartney Made Surprise Audience Appearance At The Hollywood Improv

First he’s just hanging out on a bench outside an ice cream shop in rural Omaha with Warren Buffett, next he’s popping up at a local Hollywood comedy spot for some laughs. 381 more words