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The evolution of Steve-O, where every act is his last

Saturday, 20 August 2022, 08:50 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Steve-O dropped out of college in 1993. He told everyone his plan was to become a famous stuntman with his home video camera. He remembers people feeling genuinely sorry for him. To be fair, he wasn't...

Loving documentary of TV giants in 'Lucy and Desi'

Sunday, 24 July 2022, 09:56 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

A boy sees a pretty girl at a party and delivers a pick-up line for the ages. "If you don't have anything to do tonight, how would you like to learn how to do the rhumba?" he asks. The girl is...

In 'The Adam Project,' a blockbuster therapy session

Monday, 4 July 2022, 13:36 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Pathos and action are found in equal parts in " The Adam Project," the latest attempt by Netflix to create the kind of throwback blockbuster that you might have paid to see in movie...

In 'Lucy and Desi,' Amy Poehler strives to humanize TV icons

Monday, 20 June 2022, 09:38 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

For Amy Poehler and millions of millions of Americans, "I Love Lucy" wasn't just something that was on television. It was a show that "came with your TV and was on your whole life," she said. But...

The Foo Fighters make a horror movie

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 08:08 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

For anyone who found the band tensions that reverberate in "The Beatles: Get Back"  too tame, the Foo Fighters have made a movie in which arguments over recording an album lead to a trail of dead...

Fall in love with Joe Wright's 'Cyrano'

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 10:49 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Joe Wright is at his best when he's making movies about love. They may not always have a happy ending. In fact, they usually don't. But truly romantic movies seem to be a rarer and rarer thing in...

Finding yourself in 'The Worst Person in the World'

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 09:42 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

There is a fallacy of youthful restlessness that's easy to forget when it's mostly in the rearview mirror: It's possible to both not know what you want while also being pretty sure of what you don't....

Our favourite crash-test dummies return in 'Jackass'

Friday, 3 June 2022, 09:26 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Pity those in charge of COVID-19 protocols on "Jackass Forever." Imagine, just for starters, the challenges of monitoring the health of participants in something called the "Vomitron." I could...

'Moonfall' is a brain-twisting, popcorny mega-blast

Sunday, 22 May 2022, 09:48 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

Some people might look up at the moon and admire its glowing and desolate beauty. Director Roland Emmerich apparently sees a constructed hollow orb that may have been built by aliens. Some of us will...

Strangers on a train in 'Compartment No. 6'

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 10:09 Last update: about 6 months ago Associated Press

A train ride from Moscow to the arctic port city of Murmansk would not seem like the most likely setting for anything as warm as Finnish filmmaker Juho Kuosmanen's "Compartment No. 6."  To Laura...

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