Like marriage, film is long, aimless and worth it.
Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement.
The Beach Boys have embarked on a 50th-anniversary reunion tour this year, kicking off the media blitz with a Grammy performance featuring everybody from Maroon 5 to Foster the People. As one of the pioneering rock bands of their era, the Beach Boys made a return to the spotlight that was met with ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
What we appreciate most this year.
Like most years, 2011 has been...complicated. We've heard some great music, seen some killer shows and lost some amazing people. We also nearly lost one of our own. That's how it goes in this world and it's why the things we are thankful for take on added meaning as the year begins to wind down. Th ... More >>
Ryan Gosling at the wheel in this glossy, retro, heist-gone-bad.
Saturday, Michael Jackson will have been dead for two years. Already. The King of Pop succumbed to a drug addiction on June 25, 2009, helped along by a crooked Houston doctor, a team of enablers, and public that had grown largely indifferent to the man (but not his music) by two summers ago. ... More >>
Seth Rogen schlubs it up as The Green Hornet's masked man.
Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say in How Do You Know.
Nancy Meyers can't keep making the same movie over and over again.
Ever since men and women set eyes upon each other at the beginning of time, there have been break-ups, and painful dissolutions of romantic escapades have made the best art in the world. Hell, somewhere in the world there is a probably a cave painting of a pretty young Neanderthal girl with devil h ... More >>
Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, together at last in Funny People.
Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good
Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty
Parents, take heart: Finding Nemo is better than the average Disney toon
This Douglas-Brooks remake is bigger and broader, but not better
David Cross is funny as hell. So why isn't he laughing?
My First Mister's odd couple transcends the silly stuff.
Brooks crafts another classy comedy with The Muse
Out of Sight satisfies the eyes, mind and emotions
Everyman's Jim Carrey examines TV's omnipotence in The Truman Show
As Good As It Gets aims for both. And misses.
Once again, here's to you, Mrs. Robinson
Albert Brooks keeps asking, "Mother, may I?" The answer's a resounding... maybe.