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January 19, 2011

Is the Seriocomedy Going Extinct?

With "The Dilemma" joining the list of recent seriocomedy flops that includes "The Switch," "It's Kind of a Funny Story," and "Love and Other Drugs," the L.A. Times wants to know: is the genre in danger?More…

January 14, 2011

Critics Consensus: The Green Hornet Recieves Bad Buzz

This week at the movies, we've got an unlikely crime fighter (The Green Hornet, starring Seth Rogen and Jay Chou) and some shaky relationships (The Dilemma, starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James). What do the critics have to say? The Green Hornet, who began life as the star of a 1930s radio serial, is a little late to the gritty superhero reboot club. And the critics say despite the direction of the oft-whimsical Michel Gondry and the presence of likeable everyman Seth Rogen in the title role, The Green Hornet doesn't quite succeed as a superhero flick or as a subversive send-up of the genre.More…

January 14, 2011

Total Recall: Winona Ryder's Best Movies

Winona Ryder was one of the more prolific film stars of the late 1980s and early 1990s, appearing in almost 20 movies over the space of a decade and working with some of the industry's most respected actors and directors along the way. Her pace has slowed in recent years, but with roles in Black Swan and this weekend's The Dilemma, Winona's pulling double duty at the box office -- which, naturally, got us thinking about the many highlights of an eclectic filmography that includes teen comedies, period dramas, and plenty in between. How do your favorites stack up against the critics'? It's time to find out!More…

October 12, 2010

The Dilemma Over Offensive Humor in Hollywood

The ascent of Team Apatow has ushered in a new golden era of offensive humor in Hollywood -- but as Universal has recently rediscovered, this type of comedy has its risks.More…