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Daily Archives: July 1, 2013
“Despicable Me 2” is a gag-filled delight from start-to-finish. It’s got more laughs in its first five minutes — from its larynx-bending voice actors, its loopy, goofy design and its milling, mewling Minions — than “Monsters University” managed over its … Continue reading
Kevin Hart’s a comic property these days. I’m catching his new concert film (opening Wednesday) tonight, and got a kick out of “Laugh at My Pain,” his last one. So pairing him up with Ice Cube as his prospective brother-in-law … Continue reading
A person can come of age at any time. But in the movies, a lot of that growing up seems packed into the summer months. Especially for boys. That’s when a lad can hang out on the beach, come to … Continue reading
“Stuck in Love” seems, on its surface, like another male wish fulfillment fantasy masquerading as a romantic comedy. Women in the film seem to have more figured out. And characters played by Jennifer Connelly, Kristen Bell, Lily Collins and Liana … Continue reading