| Apr 13, 2008
MUCH like the hero of the new comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" -- who is merrily undressed at home and expecting an entirely different purpose for his girlfriend's visit than her dumping him -- actor-screenwriter Jason Segel endured his own Naked...
| Apr 18, 2008
Jason Segel crafts a funny line of dialogue and, as shown by the opening moments of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," he's perfectly willing to bare all for the sake of comedy.
But he still has a lot to learn about character development and fashioning a...
| Apr 16, 2008
VIEWER discretion is strongly advised.
Here's the naked truth: Male genitalia is getting unprecedented screen time at the multiplex these days -- in mainstream popcorn fare and broad comedies -- thanks in large part to comic mogul Judd Apatow (and his...
| Apr 17, 2008
RUSSELL BRAND is not a rock star; he just plays one in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," the newest movie from the Judd Apatow stable. He does, however, have the goth bling, eyeliner and black vest over a white shirt opened below the point of modesty. And...
| Apr 17, 2008
HE speeds into battle in a fiery flash, laying waste to all challengers. That's not just "Iron Man" but the film's likely box-office outcome too.
From a surprise sneak peek at July's Comic-Con convention through its teaser trailer launch in October and...
| Apr 18, 2008
It must be nice to be friends with Judd Apatow. Jason Segel, an Apatow alumnus from the "Freaks and Geeks" and "Undeclared" days, is the latest of the pack to write and star in his own self-deprecating comedy, this time about a guy who gets dumped by...
| Apr 21, 2008
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A martial arts dream team— Jackie Chan and Jet Li—won the weekend as their movie matchup "The Forbidden Kingdom" debuted at No. 1 with $20.9 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The tale of a modern American teen...
| May 13, 2008
|| What happens on Sunday can change by Monday. Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" had been widely reported as No. 2 for the weekend based on Sunday's studio estimates, including projections for that day, but Monday's final results showed...
| May 15, 2008
Is Jonah Hill his generation's Johnny Depp?
According to Variety, the "Superbad" star is in negotiations to develop an updated version of "21 Jump Street" for Columbia Pictures.
The project will be produced by Neal Moritz along with Stephen J. Cannell,...
| Jun 12, 2008
The cast of Judd Apatow's "Funny People" has expanded to include several veterans of the Apatow Fun Factory, plus one somewhat surprising new face.
According to Variety, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman and Eric Bana have signed on for the Universal-...
| Jun 14, 2008
Clad head to toe in skin-tight Johnny Cash black, Russell Brand mounted the stage at Hollywood's venerable rock venue the Roxy Theatre on a recent Sunday looking every inch the louche, preening British rock star of archetype. His haystack of "Edward...
| Jun 20, 2008
Mike Myers goofs it old school with The Love Guru, his first non-Shrek role in ages, a film that flies in the face of all that is Apatow in today's screen comedy.
It's vintage Myers, with an outrageous, broadly played character borrowed from Peter...