| Nov 24, 2009
| 12:45 AM
This lengthy but enjoyable story is about comedians, but not all of the content is humorous as writer-producer-director Judd Apatow teams Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen.
Sandler plays a comedy star who learns he has only a limited time left to life, so he...
| May 7, 2009
Here's a challenge: How do you implant a potentially lethal alien organism into a body that desperately needs the help but might die if things don't go just right? No, it's not the plot of an old "Star Trek" episode, it's the back story of the new "Star...
| May 18, 2009
| 7:18 AM
Star Trek boldly goes where no franchise has gone before: back to square one.
Star Trek's USS Enterprise crew, 2009.
Makeover, reboot, restart, do over, or the even the dreaded "reimagining." Whatever you want to call the latest Star Trek movie, it's an...
| Jul 31, 2009
Funny People is a comedy at the apex of Judd Apatow's ambitions and the outer limits of Adam Sandler's talent. An overlong and rambling riff on stand-ups who struggle to "make it" in movies or TV, it psychoanalyzes the insecure folks who make us laugh....
| Jul 31, 2009
"Funny People" was supposed to be Judd Apatow's coming out party. The movie in which "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" writer-director, who has long made his bread and butter on the back of immature guys and their raunchy talk, shows his grown-...
| Aug 14, 2009
Clare's jaw drops the moment she spies Henry, and it's not just love at first sight. Clare knows Henry, even if he doesn't recognize her. She's met him many times over the years. And his visits to the meadow on her family's estate turned him into her...
| Aug 15, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Fanboys turned out in force for "District 9" on Friday, putting Sony's low-budget science-fiction film on track to earn about $35 million over its debut weekend.
The first feature from director Neil Blomkamp, which was produced by Peter Jackson and...
| Apr 28, 2009
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Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
| May 8, 2009
It took decades of increasingly mediocre TV series and Data-dull movies to beat Star Trek to death. But J.J. Abrams brings it all back to basics, and back to life, with a rousing "How Scotty Met Sulu" prequel about how the intrepid crew of the...
| Feb 8, 2010
| 6:04 PM
It's hard to stay together when your husband always is being spirited off to a different time and place. So learns the heroine ( Rachel McAdams) of this adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger's best seller, with Eric Bana as the man fated by genetics to move...
| Mar 17, 2009
ESPN announced the slate for its third annual portion of the Tribeca Film Festival late next month, headlined by the April 25 premiere of Spike Lee's "Kobe Doin' Work," in which he followed the Lakers star with cameras for a......