| Oct 3, 2011
| 1:01 PM
In theory, "50/50" is a film about the bright humor that can be found in the darkest situations.
The main character is diagnosed with cancer, and suddenly nothing in the world makes sense. He now sees everything differently and the people around him see...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Aug 30, 2009
Here are five rising stars of the alt- comedy scene.
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...
| 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...
| 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 2, 2009
"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...
| Aug 9, 2009
"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...
| Feb 25, 2009
| 1:01 PM
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...