Why I’m Worried About “Anchorman 2”

I don’t want to be a bummer, but I’m getting worried about Anchorman: The Legend Continues. Don’t misunderstand me: no matter what happens between now and December, I’m still going to go see it. I would probably plunk down $11.50 to watch Ron Burgundy mow his lawn for ninety minutes (somebody get to work on…


“This is 40” Gets Too Personal

It’s starting to get weird with Judd Apatow. It was acceptable (and quite cute) for him to cast his lovely and talented wife Leslie Mann as a drunk party girl in the writer/director’s debut feature, The 40 Year Old Virgin. We didn’t even mind when he brought in his kids and recast his wife for…

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2012: The Love/Hate List

In 1988’s Bull Durham, Crash Davis (Kevin Costner) famously said that “fastballs are boring, and besides that, they’re fascist.” Well, that’s how I feel about Top Ten Movies of 2012 lists. It is that time of year in when critics of every stripe release their own personal Best Of lists. Not me. It is presumptive…

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Review: “Jeff, Who Lives at Home”

Every two weeks, I’ll be linking to a non-political review published in The Rye Record, a wonderful newspaper that serves the area I grew up in.  Please click here to read my review of “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” starring Jason Segel and Ed Helms. For a related story on Jeff, click here. Enjoy!

Geraldo in a Hoodie

Top 5 Movie Good Guys Who Wore Hoodies

On Friday, Geraldo Rivera ignited a firestorm when he took to the airwaves to defend the actions of George Zimmerman, a community watch captain who shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old man, in what he claims was self-defense. Rivera defended Zimmerman on the grounds that Martin was wearing clothing associated with gang activity, and if…