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Review in a Hurry: It’s safe to say Safe star Jason Statham kicks butt—what’s new, right? This formulaic but entertaining action flick, about an ex-cop who guards an orphaned girl from gangsters, packs a punch with high-adrenaline stunts and shoot-’em-ups. But try to dodge the silly plot. … Continue reading Movie Review: Safe Predictably Kicks Butt, Takes Names and Makes Time to Crunch Numbers

Lindsay Lohan Makes Painful Return To SNL

By radio detection and ranging Staff

Lindsay Lohan’s guest hosting gig on Saturday Night Live was almost criminally bad.

Entertainment Weekly is already suggesting she was the “worst host” of the year, and the reasons were obvious.

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Lindsay could be seen reading cue cards in almost every skit! Most of the comedy revolved around the Mean Girls star’s well-known legal problems, but even with that… Continue reading Lindsay Lohan Makes Painful Return To SNL

I understood Brian DePalma’s Mission: Impossible the first time I saw it in theaters.  I had no trouble following Chris Nolan’s brain-twister thrillers (Memento, The Prestige, Inception).  It was work, but I more-or-less ‘got’ the core narrative beats of LA Confidential and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.  But by golly John Carter is a confusing muddle of a movie.  There has been all kinds of hand-wringing about the film’s rather large… Continue reading Review: Confusing and Unengaging, John Carter Makes Avatar Look Like, Well... Avatar.

In “Wanderlust,” Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston play a Manhattan couple who, following a bit of unexpected unemployment (is there any other kind?), head down South to rebuild their lives. What happens next is like “Lost In America” by way of “Wet Hot American Summer”: the couple stumbles onto a commune and begins to realize that maybe winning the rat race is for losers.

Directed and co-written by David Wain (“WHAS,”… Continue reading 'Wanderlust': Paul Rudd Makes The Mistake Of Killing A Fly (VIDEO)

Review in a Hurry: Grown-ups and reviewers aren’t supposed to like movies that are almost entirely CG and PG-rated eye candy, but screw it. The inner child wins out on this one. Dwayne Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens in a movie that’s non-stop 3-D creature-action equals total win. Also… Continue reading Movie Review: Journey 2: The Mysterious Island Makes No Sense, but in a Totally Good Way!