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  • Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' to top 'Rock' musical, Sandler comedy

    Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' to top 'Rock' musical, Sandler comedy
    "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will be at the top of the box office food chain for the second consecutive weekend, beating out two new star-studded arrivals. DreamWorks Animation's 3-D sequel is expected to gross at least $30 million this...
  • Review: 'Funny People'

    Review: 'Funny People'
    "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-...
  • Rising alt-comedy stars

    Rising alt-comedy stars
    Here are five rising stars of the alt- comedy scene. Aziz Ansari Ansari started doing stand-up while still a business student at New York University. He and veteran Upright Citizens Brigade New York regulars Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel in 2005 formed the...
  • Oscar silly season: 'Funny People' for best picture?

     
    Far be it from me to stop all of my favorite Hollywood studios from buying Oscar "For Your Consideration" ads, since they often make for a good chuckle over the morning coffee and provide a much-needed economic boost for my......
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • 'Funny People'

    'Funny People'
    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...
  • Box office: 'Funny People' neither hits nor misses

    "Funny People" generated the box office equivalent of a light chuckle, opening to a studio-estimated $23.4 million on its opening weekend. That's below what tracking had indicated and what some of the biggest summer comedies starring Adam Sandler ("You...
  • 'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?

    'G.I. Joe' opens to $100 million worldwide, but will it hold?
    "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one. The film came in about $10 million under...
  • New Director Shines Light on 'Green Hornet'

    The green light to direct "The Green Hornet" has been given to Michael Gondry -- the very eyes that have overseen such pics as: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "The Science of Sleep," and "Human Nature." Gondry will direct Seth Rogen and Stephen...
  • Celebrity Scoop: David Spade

    One might think that someone who's part of CBS' highly successful Monday comedy block might prefer to jet off to some luxury resort during the production hiatus. But for David Spade of "Rules of Engagement," returning this fall for its fifth season,...