Summer 2013 was a strong season for that oft-maligned genre, the romantic comedy. Excellent films like The Spectacular Now and Drinking Buddies for the most part avoided rom-com cliches, and reinventions like Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing made timeless story lines seem fresh. Still other on-s ... More >>
Where love doesn't mean an insult to the audience's intelligence
Not since Two Girls, One Cup (yes, that's the real link. Be careful) has a work of fecal cinema inspired more gagging, satirical interpretations, and, well, gagging than The Human Centipede.For anyone who doesn't already know, it's the story of a demented German surgeon and his quest to create the " ... More >>
Topher Grace and Olivia Thirlby star in Paul Weitz's comedy at Second Stage
When you first saw the 1990 afterlife romantic comedy thriller Ghost, did you think, "This needs songs! Like a number for a ghost telling the Swayze character, 'You gotta let go'. And a mopey power ballad every time the Demi girl looks sad without her man and her pottery wheel"? Did you also muse, ... More >>
New pieces by Brian Dykstra and Steven Banks join a Yule-logged season
Which stop are you getting off at?
Yes, the fabulous apple-cheeked singer/star of '50s movie musicals and '60s rom coms has joined the blogsopshere, instantly making it a whole lot nicer. I'm hearing that "Dodo" will give her blessing to dorisday.com by pitching in an occasional blog and some recorded messages for the site.
A double feature of unsung gems
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Life and art meet sweet in this breezy French comedy
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
An opinionated guide to the New York International Fringe Festival
Freaks Like Them