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2008-10-30 06:00:29

By Anthony Breznican MONROEVILLE, Pa. -- The amateur moviemakers walk out of a coffee shop into a winter dawn, hauling a small digital camera, a tripod and a boom mike made out of a hockey stick. They're just happy to find their footage is in focus.

2008-09-29 21:00:22

"IRON MAN" Marvel/Paramount, $39.99, with featurettes and deleted and extended scenes, available Tuesday. Grade: B+ "Iron Man" kicked off this summer of superheroes, and the two- disc set available Tuesday does the Marvel property proud. Robert Downey Jr.

2008-09-25 17:46:34

By TINA MILES LOCK up your daughters, Liverpool - celebrity lothario Russell Brand is on the loose. The comedian, famed for dating a host of celebrities, is bringing his sexuallycharged banter back to the city - witha date at the ECHO arena on Monday, February 2, next year.

2008-09-21 15:00:19

By GATES, Charlie Step Brothers (R16) Directed by Adam McKay * * Reviewed by Charlie Gates . Step Brothers has no lack of comic talent, but a major shortage of charisma and laughs. I wanted to like this film and had high hopes, but was disappointed. On paper it should work.

2008-09-14 18:00:16

By Roz Laws Stoner comedy goes up in smoke ** WRITER/producer/director Judd Apatow has been involved in no fewer than NINE films in the last two years. I suggest he concentrate on making fewer films, better.

2008-09-14 00:00:19

By Nicholas Barber Film 2 Pineapple Express David Gordon Green 111 MINS, 15 The Women Diane English 114 MINS, 12A Eden Lake James Watkins 90 MINS, 18 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Mark Herman 94 MINS, 12A Do we really need another comedy produced by Judd Apatow this year? Probably not, but Pineapple Express is the best of them, and it could be the year's best comedy, full stop.

2008-09-09 18:00:12

More than 8 million unique visitors checked out Funny or Die last month, the U.S. comedy Web site announced Tuesday. Funny or Die's founders are Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy. Judd Apatow is one of the site's principal partners.

2008-09-08 06:00:14

By Siobhan Synnot PINEAPPLE EXPRESS (15) ** Director: David Gordon Green Running time: 111 minutes BE PREPARED to revisit many of the most recognisable House of Judd Apatow obsessions previously exhibited in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Don't Mess With The Zohan, Knocked Up and Superbad - such as young men who display all the smarts of a bear with its head stuck in a honey pot, inventive swearing, the romantic disparity between a chunky, committed couch potato and some hyper, sharp-...

2008-08-29 18:00:28

By Kate Dawson WHEN it comes to showing the funny side of serious situations, you can always rely on Hollywood's Frat Pack - the band of comic brothers led by the likes of Ben Stiller and Will Ferrell.

2008-08-29 03:00:36

By GRANT LAUCHLAN ANOTHER week and another comedy from Hollywood golden boy Judd Apatow. If he were making pop music, he'd be the movie equivalent of Stock, Aitken and Waterman.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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