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Christopher McDonald

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  • Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers

    Film Review: Documentary takes a closer look at Koch Brothers
    Tia Lessin and Carl Deal’s documentary “Citizen Koch” (which opened June 27 at Laemmle’s Playhouse) achieved a certain notoriety when its nominally independent backers at ITVS dropped support for the film. Although other reasons...
  • TV Review: 'Kirstie'

    A more enlightening title than "Kirstie," frankly, would be "Seen Better Days," which at least would capture the depressing sensation associated with watching this mini-"Must-See TV" reunion featuring Kirstie Alley, "Cheers" co-star Rhea Perlman and...
  • Nora Ephron, Roger Ebert: Because they could not stop for death

    Nora Ephron, Roger Ebert: Because they could not stop for death
    There is something very unusual about Nora Ephron's bio in the Playbill for her new play, "Lucky Guy," a piece about famed tabloid newspaperman Mike McAlary, which opened Monday night on Broadway and stars Tom Hanks. The little sketch of Ephron, stuck...
  • 'The Collection'

    This sequel to the hugely unpleasant thriller "The Collector" is just as gruesome, which would have to be expected. Josh Stewart returns as the lone escapee from a sadistic serial killer, enlisted to save a wealthy man's (Christopher McDonald) daughter...
  • 'Lucky Guy,' starring Tom Hanks, turns a profit on Broadway

    There's no need to stop the presses for this bit of Broadway foregone conclusion. "Lucky Guy," the Tony-nominated play written by the late Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks, has officially turned a profit, recouping its Broadway investment of $3.6...
  • On Theater: A 'Blonde' moment worth having

    On Theater: A 'Blonde' moment worth having
    Of all the stage musicals based on hit movies over the years ("Applause," "Promises, Promises," etc.), few have hit the ground running with the wit, verve and sheer entertainment value of "Legally Blonde," now in its second and final weekend at Golden...
  • Review: Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy' is great news

    NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author titled "Journalism: A Love Story." That's a pretty good description of the drama, Ephron's valentine to...
  • Movie review: 'The Best and the Brightest'

    Movie review: 'The Best and the Brightest'
    "The Best and the Brightest" might have had some real teeth -- and some real smarts -- in the hands of a savvy satirist such as Christopher Guest. Unfortunately, writer-director Josh Shelov's sendup of the Manhattan private school culture flies off its...
  • Russell Crowe does the celeb thing for 'The Next Three Days'

     
    With his crime drama "The Next Three Days" opening, well, in the next three days, Russell Crowe was the biggest star on the red carpet at a special screening Tuesday night at the Directors Guild of America. "I'm famous for......
  • Movie Preview: The Best and the Brightest

     
    Who oh who is the person guiding Neil Patrick Harris's career? He is making odd choices, one after the other, and making them pay off somehow. “The Best and the Brightest” has him playing a schlub of a dad talked-tricked into going to extremes...
  • 'Law & Order' episode feels the pain of Broadway's 'Spider-Man' musical

     
    'Spider-Man' musical inspires 'Law & Order' episode...