They Came Together: The Second-Best Romantic Comedy Spoof Ever

I'm just a guy, sitting in front of a screen, asking it to make me laugh at beautiful, awkward, charming people who are falling in love. The romantic comedy can be a fine way to burn two hours, but it's a silly genre at heart, with its contrived meet-cutes and drawn-out misunderstandings, and also a tough form to… » 7/30/14 1:14pm Yesterday 1:14pm

What You're Expecting, But More So: Anchorman 2, Reviewed.

1. When did the tide start to turn on Ron Burgundy? It's a strange thing: Since Will Ferrell introduced his greatest creation in 2004, there has been a relentless drumbeat among the public to bring him back, from cameos on Conan to rampant interview requests to the ultimate point where Ferrell and Paul Rudd and Steve… » 12/19/13 12:29pm 12/19/13 12:29pm

A Big-Hearted Mess. Admission, Reviewed.

Admission is such a mess, its good ideas knotted up with its unfocused and bad ones, that even if you end up liking the damn thing, you may find yourself apologizing for its faults. Tina Fey's first movie to be released since 30 Rock ended reminds us that she can do more than Liz Lemon, and it's great to see her take… » 3/19/13 6:49pm 3/19/13 6:49pm