| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:06 AM
"All is Bright" — "All Is Bright" is a bit of holiday melancholy masquerading as black comedy. Paul Giamatti, Paul Rudd and Sally Hawkins star in this sweet, sad tale of thieves and other lost causes tangled up in a Brooklyn Christmas tree lot one...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Nearly a decade after "Anchorman" became a comedy classic, Will Ferrell and his fellow newsmen are about to try to re-create box office magic with a highly anticipated sequel.
But a new trailer for the Dec 20 release, which hit the web Wednesday, raises...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:26 AM
There’s Hollywood, and there’s real life. But when it comes to cycling, sometimes they’re not so different.
Take the recent Judd Apatow film “This Is 40.” Missed it? Allow me to spoil part of it for you:
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Adam McKay and Will Ferrell thought they'd gotten over the hard part.
By 2008, the writer-director and star had overcome their initial reluctance to film a sequel to "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," the fan-cherished comedy that established both...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:42 PM
"The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Tina Fey is serviced well by director Paul Weitz ("About a Boy") and screenwriter Karen Croner ("One True Thing") in this comedy about a college admissions officer who's in for some big surprises during a recruiting trip.
A former classmate-turned-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Jay-Z has a flair for the theatrical. Does he also have a flair for the cinematic?
The rapper’s latest stunt, a six-hour performance of “Picasso Baby” — he rapped the song over and over at an art gallery in New York on Wednesday...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The first time Meagan Good met Will Ferrell, she threw her shoes at him.
That may be the most rational response a woman could have to Ferrell, at least when he's playing hopelessly chauvinist TV newsman Ron Burgundy. In Good's case, she was performing...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Sarcastic, sanctimonious, salacious, sly, slight and surprisingly sweet, the black comedy of "Bad Words," starring and directed by Jason Bateman, is high-minded, foul-mouthed good nonsense.
I had wondered where Bateman's angry itch would take him next....
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Summer Dreams" (CBS, Saturday). A vivid, elegantly made, two-hour documentary centering on the NBA Summer League, a 10-day yearly event, held in Orlando, Fla., and Las Vegas, where pro-ball hopefuls and rookies run and dribble, pass and shoot before a...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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