| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:39 AM
I remember seeing the first American Pie back in 1999. It was an okay comedy. I was amazed when 30 seconds before doing the on-air review for this movie, the cameramen were telling me about how many of these films have been released (I believe a few...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:48 PM
"American Pie" was in the forefront of raunchy teen comedies of the late 1990s. Much of the original cast has been assembled again to appear in the latest R-rated sequel,"American Reunion."
The bad boy players are older and somewhat wiser. But they're...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Nostalgia and navel-gazing dominated the Academy Awards broadcast Sunday, including a spoof featuring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge and others as a disgruntled focus group attending a "Wizard of Oz" test screening circa 1939. The...
| Apr 28, 2009
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Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
| Feb 18, 2007
"For Your Consideration," Christopher Guest's Oscar-hype satire, arrives on DVD at the height of Oscar-hype season. The timing doesn't help the film: With Academy Award campaigns and media coverage nearing saturation point, it's even more obvious just how...
| Aug 25, 2008
Kristen Bell has landed a key vocal role in Warner Brothers' CG-animated take on "Astro Boy."
Directed by David Bowers, "Astro Boy" is based on the classic Osamu Tezuka comic series which first began as a Japanese manga, evolved into a cartoon premiering...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Paul Shaffer has shared the stage with so many big names that it's probably easier to list the stars he hasn't worked with. How many television sidekicks can boast to having played with both Andy Kaufman and his alter-ego, Tony......
| Feb 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Editor's note: Over the next several days, Show Tracker will cover the pilots under contention for the fall season at the five broadcast networks in the following order: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC. (Yes, it's alphabetical). The big news......
| Dec 14, 2009
| 8:31 AM
Director Ang Lee ('Brokeback Mountain') dramatizes the background of arguably the most legendary rock concert ever staged. Comedian Demetri Martin plays a young man caught up in the efforts to secure a site for the event after the initial plans fall...
| Aug 28, 2009
This is the way we should remember Woodstock -- a sea of people, a river of mud, a mountain of garbage and a whole lotta love.
And that sound echoing from off in the acid-warped distance? It's the music, man.
Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock is a coming-of-...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 4:58 PM
The classic Japanese cartoon gets an impressive stylistic update in this computer-animated retelling, featuring the voice of Freddie Highmore ("Finding Neverland") as the title character ... a robot designed in the image of its creator's (voice of Nicolas...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 10:22 AM
Second City Unscripted
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The Second City Unscripted: Revolution and Revelation at the World-Famous Comedy Theater
In The Second City Unscripted, a Who's Who of the legendary comedy camp's alumni-including Alan Arkin,...