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The holidays are meant for singing terrible tacky music
Bear in mind I loved Sofia Coppola in The Godfather III and enjoyed Pierce Brosnan's singing in Mamma Mia! But still, hear me out. Adam Sandler is roundly derided for putting out crappy, unfunny comedies which get scathing reviews and tons of awards--Razzies, that is. But I just saw Just Go With ... More >>
By the time you finish reading this, you'll be older than you are now
Sunday is Father's Day! Instead of ignoring your dad, like the other 364 days of the year, you will have to give that alcoholic deadbeat a call and pretend like you love him -- and that you don't mind that he missed your little league games for greyhound races all those years. If you don't want t ... More >>
It's beyond The Artist. The Adam Sandler starrer Jack and Jill--in which he played both a guy and his annoying twin sister--has won every single category in the Razzie race, designed to honor the year's rottenest non-achievements du cinema. It's bagged all 10 awards, topping the eight once nabbed ... More >>
Here are the top choices, according to the experts at GoldDerby.com, where they've been predicting the Razzie nominations with a combination of glee and dread. Adam Sandler, Jack and Jill Ryan Reynolds for Green Lantern and The Change-up
Don't even say, "Jack and Jill," because the Adam Sandler drag vehicle happened to have gotten 4 percent good reviews, according to Rotten Tomatoes. And it's not Taylor Lautner's's solo outing Abduction, either. That scored the same whopping rate of approval! Four whopping percent!
Here's the first trailer for Jack and Jill, in which Adam Sandler finally jumps on the Madea/Norbit/Klumps bandwagon and plays his own twin sister from da Bronx. It's sort of a very Freaky Friday, with Adam coming off like...no let me not name any real-life females who might be offended by the comp ... More >>
Is that a stretch?The always game Nicole Kidman -- who's Oscar nominated for Rabbit Hole -- appears in the new Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go With It.And according to the Variety review, she shouldn't have just gone with it.
Why is it only the male stars of Saturday Night Live who end up with the big movie careers? Flip back through the years, and think about it: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Dana Carvey, Mike Myers, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Will Ferrell, and tons more e ... More >>
NBCI'll get to the ladies later. But which goofy male refugee from TV does the suckerfish faces and pants-dropping tricks that make you smile the hardest? *Steve Carell. He does a mean deadpan and is refreshingly willing to play douches. *Ben Stiller. I'm guessing his recent venture into r ... More >>
A totally dreidel-free Jewish holiday show
Crazily enough, the movie I Love You, Phillip Morris, in which Jim Carrey plays a real-life man who's mad for the title character portrayed by Ewan McGregor, might not get a theatrical release in the US because people are too squeamish about a gay sex scene in it. What could be so awful--does Adam ... More >>
Christmas, with its charming folk tale of the Virgin Birth, offers an excellent opportunity to teach your children about religion. Little Moshe is playing with a top and listening to Adam Sandler, you can tell them, because of the magical tradition of Hanukkah; and little Webster is attending an Eth ... More >>
It is understandable that Zadie Smith, in the current New York Review of Books, would proclaim the death of the traditional nineteenth-century novel (or the novel of "lyrical Realism," as she calls it). Smith, as a practitioner of the form herself, sees quite clearly that the avant-garde, anti-narra ... More >>
The bastards couldn't even find the energy to put an exclamation point after the title.
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