Subject:

Alan Alda

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Film

    February 23, 2012
  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    Tower Heist: Lobby vs. Penthouse

    Stealing from the rich to ... oh, whatever. Funny is the message.

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    If Memory Serves: Pickled Beets

    ‚ÄčIf Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining what's wrong with me.God how I despise pickled beets.You know, those slices of bright magenta mush that come from a can...or is it jar? Since I won't allow them in the flat, I've forgotten.My hatred ran so deep as a child ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    What the What Was Rhett Miller Doing on 30 Rock Last Night?

    No doubt your Today in Music News item's forthcoming. But till then, this bonus video from last night's so-so 30 Rock season ender, where, as Pete has pointed out a few times, a certain Old 97 made a cameo alongside the likes of Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Michael McDonald, Moby, Mary J. Blige, Cla ... More >>

  • Film

    August 23, 2007

    Sources Say, "Meh"

    Resurrecting the Champ gets journalism right, and that's a grind

  • Film

    January 5, 2006

    Double Fault

    Woody Allen's Match Point can't return serve

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Music

    February 20, 2003

    Chin Music

    Henry Rollins takes no prisoners and wants no sympathy

  • Culture

    July 18, 2002

    After M*A*S*H

    Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?

  • Culture

    April 25, 2002

    Moldy Oldies

    Kitchen Dog and DTC trot out a couple of creakies. One's Wild, one's Wilder--but only one's good.

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    Mel Sells Out

    What Women Want is a better movie than this two-hour Nike advertisement

  • News

    March 11, 1999
  • Film

    November 6, 1997

    The big carnival

    Costa-Gavras' latest is alternately ultra-real and stylized--and heavy-handed

  • Film

    January 16, 1997

    Woody's melancholy baby

    Everyone Says I Love You offers a New York where everyone sings show tunes

  • Film

    January 2, 1997

    Independents' day

    Small films have their big night in '96

  • Film

    January 2, 1997

    '96 rewound

    Good, but not that good

  • Film

    November 21, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    September 19, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    April 4, 1996

    New baby blues

    David O. Russell explores family fears through a screwball prism in Flirting With Disaster

  • Music

    November 17, 1994

    Survivor, alive

    Two decades after stardom, John Nitzinger tries to prove he ain't "D.O.A."

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