Subject:

Albert Brooks

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    This Is 40

    Like marriage, film is long, aimless and worth it.

  • Film

    September 13, 2012

    Flogging Nemo

    Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    When The Beach Boys Went To The Movies

    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 >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Culture

    December 22, 2011

    The Film Issue

    Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.

  • Music

    November 24, 2011

    Thanks, Houston

    What we appreciate most this year.

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    What We Are Thankful For 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 >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    Drive: No Talk, All Action

    Ryan Gosling at the wheel in this glossy, retro, heist-gone-bad.

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Michael Jackson Memories: 28 Years And Counting

    ​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 >>

  • Film

    January 13, 2011

    Superhero Slob

    Seth Rogen schlubs it up as The Green Hornet's masked man.

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    No, Really, How?

    Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say in How Do You Know.

  • Film

    December 24, 2009

    Something's Gotta Give

    Nancy Meyers can't keep making the same movie over and over again.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    He Said She Said: Breakup Songs to Help You Bawl, Part 2

    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 >>

  • Film

    July 30, 2009

    It's a Wacky Life

    Judd Apatow and Adam Sandler, together at last in Funny People.

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Like Pigs to Slaughter

    Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good

  • Home Entertainment

    August 17, 2006
  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Who's Laughing?

    Albert Brooks looks for comedy and comes up empty

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Undersea No Evil

    Parents, take heart: Finding Nemo is better than the average Disney toon

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    The In-(F)laws

    This Douglas-Brooks remake is bigger and broader, but not better

  • Culture

    November 21, 2002

    Mr. One-Man Show

    David Cross is funny as hell. So why isn't he laughing?

  • Film

    October 11, 2001

    Herald and Mod

    My First Mister's odd couple transcends the silly stuff.

  • Film

    August 26, 1999

    Sweet Inspiration

    Brooks crafts another classy comedy with The Muse

  • Film

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    June 25, 1998

    Leonard's Canny Charmer

    Out of Sight satisfies the eyes, mind and emotions

  • Film

    June 4, 1998

    Tube Message

    Everyman's Jim Carrey examines TV's omnipotence in The Truman Show

  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    Cuddly or Crude?

    As Good As It Gets aims for both. And misses.

  • Film

    September 4, 1997

    Back to School

    Once again, here's to you, Mrs. Robinson

  • Film

    January 23, 1997

    Oedipus Wrecks

    Albert Brooks keeps asking, "Mother, may I?" The answer's a resounding... maybe.

  • Film

    June 13, 1996
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    April 20, 1995
  • Film

    March 23, 1995
  • Film

    October 6, 1994
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    February 10, 1994
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