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Adam Sandler’s “Jack & Jill” and why we’re all doomed

Adam Sandler’s “Jack & Jill” and why we’re all doomed

By | July 12, 2011 at 8:32 am | One comment

A high profile Television producer once told me about his industry, "It's show business, not show art." While that's true, there are, as with everything in this business, shades of grey. In the case of comedies at your local multiplex this summer, it's clearly all about the...

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Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

By | July 8, 2011 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow's summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven't seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood...

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Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

By | July 8, 2011 at 9:09 am | No comments

Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow's summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven't seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood...

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J.B. Smoove snags part in Sacha Baron Cohen flick, launches new website

By | July 6, 2011 at 1:30 pm | One comment

I can’t begin to explain how much I love J.B. Smoove in Curb Your Enthusiasm, which starts its eighth season on HBO this Sunday. If this minute-and-a-half clip isn’t enough to make you LOL, we can’t be friends. I mean, come on: So I’m very happy to see Smoove taking...

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Chelsea Handler to be cast in teen comedy flick, ‘Fun Size’

By | June 16, 2011 at 1:37 pm | One comment

Looks like we’ll have to add yet another entry on our “Chelsea Handler is doing a crazy amount of projects” list. The Hollywood Reporter informs us that the comedienne is in talks to be cast in Fun Size, a teen comedy written by Colbert Report writer Max Werner. If she...

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Sean Penn to direct movie “The Comedian,” written by Jeffrey Ross

By | June 15, 2011 at 2:52 pm | No comments

Following in the steps of the immensely succinct title of The Fighter, a film is now in the works called The Comedian. According to the New York Post, the project penned by Art Linson and the Roastmaster General, Jeffrey Ross will have Sean Penn directing and Robert De Niro...

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Comedian T.J. Miller cast in comedy flick penned by “Hangover” scribe

By | June 14, 2011 at 12:17 pm | No comments

One of my favorite rising stand-up comedians is, without a doubt, T.J. Miller. The tale of his driver’s license photo – which you can check out below – inspired me to try to mess with my local DMV in a similar way. Sadly, I lack the cojones to do what Miller did. Boring...

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Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

Review: “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”

By | June 10, 2011 at 5:39 pm | No comments

In theaters June 24 As a Conan O’Brien fan who followed The Tonight Show ordeal as closely and obsessively as Internet access allowed, I’d describe the last two years of the host’s career as: a) hectic and b) well documented. Everybody interested in knowing what went...

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Judd Apatow, Paul Feig will follow up ‘Bridesmaids’ success with new comedy flick

By | June 8, 2011 at 1:39 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_29742" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Judd Apatow"][/caption] Comedy duos aren’t a new trend in entertainment: there’s Laurel and Hardy, Cheech and Chong, Abbott and Costello, Wilder and Pryor... uh, Harold and Kumar! These couples have...

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