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2008-07-25 15:00:47

By Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune Jul. 25--" Step Brothers" is stupid, predictable and fairly funny, though even its bigger laughs--John C.

2008-07-25 09:00:58

MORE IN DEMAND than crude oil these days are crude movies. Take "Step Brothers." It is a comedy about two 40-something guys who are still living with their respective parents until one's mother marries the other's father and they have to move in together. They don't like each other.

2008-07-25 09:00:57

By Michael Smith, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 25--Playing lunk-headed chauvinists such as Ron Burgundy and over-competitive doofuses such as Ricky Bobby, Will Ferrell has long succeeded in the comedy of male stupidity on film.

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 25--Step Brothers begins with an epigram from our 43d president: "Families is where we find hope. -- George W.

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Mal Vincent, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 25--MORE IN DEMAND than crude oil these days are crude movies.

2008-07-24 06:00:38

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 24--Compared to the pathetic protagonists in "Step Brothers," Steve Carell's 40-year-old virgin is a ladies' man and Matthew McConaughey in "Failure to Launch" is a go-getter. Brennan (Will Ferrell) and Dale (John C.

2008-07-23 15:00:57

By Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune Jul. 23--Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite" is a comedy of marital despair. I swear it would never get written and produced today. Not with the Boomers in charge.

2008-07-18 00:00:24

Brie Larson has joined the cast of Showtime's new upcoming comedy series "United States of Tara." Created by Oscar winner Diablo Cody, "Tara" focuses on a wife and mother (Toni Collette), whose dissociative identity disorder makes things hilariously complicated for her family, including her husband (Wheeling native John Corbett).

2008-07-17 12:00:48

WHETHER you are three or 33, a mum or dad, a boy or girl, we nearly all have one. For grandparents it might be Snow White, for mums and dads it could be Lady and the Tramp or Basil the Great Mouse Detective, and for today's kids it is well, take your pick; Ratatouille, Toy Story, Cars. . .

2008-07-05 12:00:16

By ROBERT NOTT EL PASEO Divorce, Italian Style and Seduced and Abandoned, Sicilian social satires with sexual shenanigans, not rated, in Italian with subtitles, The Screen, 473-6494, 3.5 chiles A 40ish, married aristocrat runs cold for his overly cheerful spouse but hot for his cousin, who's still in high school -- one run by nuns, in fact.

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