Subject:

Greg Kinnear

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    For President's Day: The Best Movie Portrayals of 15 Presidents

    Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either. There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    DVDs & Blu-rays: The I Don't Care How She Does It Edition

    I Don't Know How She Does It stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan; Douglas McGrath directs. The Setup: Sarah Jessica Parker plays Kate Reddy, a woman trying to juggle a demanding job and busy home life, pleasing her boss, husband and two kids all at the same time. Pierce Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Prisoners of Sex: 10 Movie Womanizers, from the Sick to the Sublime

    The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, slated to open in Houston December 16, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    Sacrifice Nothing

    In the fantasy I Don't Know How She Does It, working moms can have it all.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    The Five Horniest Presidents America Has Produced

    Warren G. Harding, sex machine​The Reelz channel finished up its Kennedys mini-series last night, the production that was chased from the History Channel because JFK fans hollered about inaccuracies or too many dramatic liberties. The series itself seemed rather rote, although Greg Kinnear wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Remake My Day

    ​When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>

  • Film

    April 1, 2010

    No Sparks

    Hannah Montana gets upstaged by sea turtles in The Last Song.

  • Film

    March 11, 2010

    Mission Finally Accomplished

    American hero Matt Damon and his WMD of a movie Green Zone confirm the big lie, Hollywood-style.

  • Film

    September 18, 2008

    A Dentist's Job: Ghost Town

    Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And they bring him to life

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    Feast of Love

    Feast of Love knows nothing of what it blabs on and on about

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    The Hunting Party

    Two hardened journalists and a newbie go after a war criminal in this dark and dirty winner

  • Home Entertainment

    December 21, 2006
  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    There's the Beef

    Richard Linklater's ensemble polemic may just turn you off burgers for good

  • Film

    August 24, 2006

    Invincible

    Feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity

  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    Little Miss Sunshine

    "What's Wrong with America" indie comedy reveals what's wrong with indie comedies

  • Home Entertainment

    July 6, 2006
  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Bad News

    One more awful remake strikes out

  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Talkin' 'Bot Love

    Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone

  • Film

    December 11, 2003

    Farrelly Mediocre

    The idiots what brung you Dumb and Dumber ain't funny no more

  • Culture

    May 8, 2003

    When He Was Cruel

    Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Cinema 2002 counterbalanced a treacherous world

  • Culture

    October 10, 2002

    Out of Focus?

    Scotty Crane is tired of getting the shaft from Paul Schrader

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Solid Soldiers

    Vietnam's first battle delivers a real dread of war so lacking in Black Hawk Down

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    Klinky Sex

    Without apology, Bob Crane's son shows the world Hogan's privates

  • Film

    March 29, 2001

    Call of the Mild

    Despite its animal instincts, Someone Like You is nothing but a lap kitten

  • Film

    September 7, 2000

    State of the Union

    Nurse Betty explores our national ennui and insanity through the fantasies of its lead characters

  • Film

    July 27, 2000

    Look Who's Losin' It

    Amy Heckerling is clueless with her latest teen flick

  • Film

    March 9, 2000

    Out of Orbit

    Garry Shandling is alien indeed in What Planet Are You From?

  • Film

    August 5, 1999

    Hysterical Heroes

    Loony Mystery Men have the power only to make us laugh

  • Culture

    May 27, 1999
  • Film

    December 17, 1998

    Return Mail

    Ephron offers an appealing update of a classic charmer

  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    Cuddly or Crude?

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

  • Film

    December 14, 1995

    Making Mr. Right

    Sabrina doesn't mimic the old Hollywood feel, it revives it

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