Almost exactly two years ago I wrote five reasons why you should stop using Internet Explorer. Just this week, it was reported that a security flaw was found in the browser so serious that the U.S. and U.K. governments are recommending users forgo using the Microsoft software until a patch is made a ... More >>
Wes Anderson's latest premieres at the Berlin Film Festival.
The films you won't want to miss.
This Better Be for Credit
One of the lasting images of last season's NFL lockout took place in the press conference after the owners and players reached an agreement in late July. Jeff Saturday, at the time the center for the Indianapolis Colts, embraced and paid tribute to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whose wife ... More >>
As two pals fight over Reese Witherspoon, This Means War sticks to the script.
Ah, rappers and music videos. Some are vehicles for self-promotion, others are tools used to promote a message, a gaggle of asses or some good ol' wholesome debauchery. In the case of the Houston rap class, music videos are always eye opening glimpses into the future, either telling what a talent co ... More >>
The Farrellys fulfill their raunch and goo quotients.
If Twitter is good for one thing, it's the immediate and rapid dispersal of breaking news. If Twitter is good for two things, it's that, plus the immediate and rapid dispersal of whatever trumped-up rumor, lie, or fakery that manages to draw the ire of the millions of poor saps reading along ... More >>
Oh, don't act surprised.2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>
But the Focker franchise has seen better days.
Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say in How Do You Know.
Please god, no...For those who've been pining for the return of the "Blue Steel" and the "Magnum," your patience is about to be rewarded: Ben Stiller is dead in the middle of promoting "Little Fockers," out Dec. 22, but he's already got his eye on yet another sequel: "Zoolander 2." Stiller ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.
I used to review movies (over here, if you care), an endeavor I had to quit for a variety of reasons: my hectic neurosurgery rotation, for one, as well as the increasing physical demands of the new Mrs. Vonder Haar, Carla Gugino. But among the non-imaginary factors influencing my decision was the ... More >>
Exploring the phenomenon of the lesser showbiz brother
John Grogan’s Marley and Me sold millions of copies and, as you probably have heard, has been made into a film starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson that will be hitting theaters soon. Many people of refined tastes no doubt saw the 2005 memoir about a man and his incorrigible yellow lab on th ... More >>
Let’s get right to it: Half an hour before the show starts, I’m watching Don Shula, Emmitt Smith, and others reading the Declaration of Independence. Can someone explain to me what the Hell this has to do with the Super Bowl? Break out the frozen pizza…here we go. Jordin Sparks is singing ... More >>
So I’m probably going to get totally hated on for this one. But does anyone else out there think the retirement alarm is going beep beep beep for Larry King? And I’m not just saying it because of his many gaffes, like the recent interview with Ringo Starr in which he referred to Ringo as Georg ... More >>
Wendell Baker is a dysfunctional Wilson family affair
Trouble for "Texas Troubadour" Chris Knudson
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
You, Me and Dupree overstays its welcome
Pixar's latest is no lemon, but it does have that used-Cars smell
Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us
A film fest descends on the Capital City
Skirt-chasing Vince Vaughn is Wedding Crashers' master of ceremonies
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there
A PG-13 rating squeezes the life out of Anacondas
No matter what you call 'em, they're headlining the Music Awards
No obvious joke goes untouched in this so-so TV show remake
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson's cash-in pays off
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?
First-rate acting elevates this film beyond its familiar plot
Permanent Midnight parades another too-hip heroin addict
Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket is a whimsical delight