Jon Favreau

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Cowboys Are Weird: 10 Odd, Often Kinky, Vintage Comic Book Covers

    Cowboys & Aliens was the latest failed attempt to bring back the Western in any form possible, but even if the movie had succeeded it wouldn't have ushered in a cowboy-loving era like before 1970. Cowboys were everywhere, including comic books. And some of those comic book covers were, well, a litt ... More >>

  • Film

    July 28, 2011

    How the West Was Really Won

    Gunslingers battle space invaders in movie mashup Cowboys & Aliens

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Pop Rocks: 10 Things Comic Con 2011 Taught Us

    Steven Spielberg presents...​The 2011 Comic Con wrapped up last weekend. Over 120,000 of the geeky, nerdy, attention starved, and Twilight-headed descended upon sunny San Diego last weekend for what has become the entertainment industry's premiere showcase for anything related to comics, video ... More >>

  • Film

    May 6, 2010

    Built to Last

    Iron Man 2 will lead to 3 and probably 4, but that doesn't mean it's good.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Feb 9 DVDs: Couples Retreat and That's How We Do It

    ‚ÄčThe thinner, younger version of Vince Vaughn of a few years ago was more physically attractive, but the heftier, 40-year-old version we see in Couples Retreat is more attractive in other ways. He's smarter, for one. (Vaughn not only stars - with name-above-the-title credit - he also co-wrote the ... More >>

  • Music

    January 14, 2010

    Federal Reserve

    This downtown bar is modest in everything but its whiskey selection.

  • Film

    November 27, 2008
  • Film

    June 12, 2008

    The Not Terrible Hulk

    In the shadow of Iron Man, the latest from Marvel can't live up to its billing

  • Film

    May 1, 2008
  • Music

    November 22, 2007

    Ghostface Killah

    Is Ghostface as dumb as he wants you to think he is?

  • Film

    June 1, 2006

    Vince Charming

    Vaughn ensures an amicable Break-Up

  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Aboard Game

    Zathura sweeps you into its alternate reality

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Film

    February 20, 2003

    The Devil You Know

    This comic book adaptation may be gritty, but Ben Affleck isn't

  • Film

    February 13, 2003

    Bloody Hell

    Daredevil is a grown-up adaptation, but still too two-dimensional

  • Culture

    February 21, 2002

    Flunk You

    If Fox expels Undeclared, blame everyone but Judd Apatow

  • Culture

    August 2, 2001

    Money Men

    Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made

  • Film

    July 26, 2001

    Disorganized Crime

    A pair of Swingers gets whacked in the witless mob comedy Made

  • Culture

    July 27, 2000

    Porn to Sell

    Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    Rave On

    Impressive Human Traffic isn't always pretty, much like the scene it covers

  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    Very Bad It Is

    Berg's sour script kills off suspense as well as a stripper

  • Music

    November 19, 1998