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For Your Consideration: In a World…

For Your Consideration: In a World…

Written, directed and staring Lake Bell, In a World… is a comedy about a struggling vocal coach named Carol who aspires to make it big in the cutthroat world of movie-trailer voiceovers. Carol has got the talent and the desire, but is there any room for her at the top? Her biggest competition is her arrogant father Sam, played by Fred Melamed and the playboy rock star of voice-overs, Gustav, played by Ken Marino. Marino nails … Read entire article »

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For Your Consideration: Enough Said

For Your Consideration: Enough Said

Enough Said is a romantic comedy that centers on some very normal, everyday, middle-aged people coping with things like divorce and the fast approaching empty-nest syndrome.  Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars as Eva, a massage therapist who has adjusted to being divorced, but a bit uneasy about her only daughter going off to college. The late James Gandolfini is Albert, who hasn’t adjusted so well to his divorce. … Read entire article »

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Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne meet their new ‘Neighbors’.

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne meet their new ‘Neighbors’.

In the film, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne play new parents happily settling into a comfortable new neighborhood. Then a rowdy frat (led by Zac Efron) moves in next door, and the tension between the two houses escalates into out-and-out war. … Read entire article »

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‘Warm Bodies’ brings new life to teen romance genre

‘Warm Bodies’ brings new life to teen romance genre

What do you get when you cross Romeo and Juliet with George Romero? You get a refreshingly original zombie romance in the form of Jonathan Levine’s Warm Bodies. Told from the POV of a teenage zombie who’s grown apathetic with his post-apocalyptic existence, Warm Bodies delivers a sweet, funny and fresh take on a classic teenage love story. … Read entire article »

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ an entertaining film with heart

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ an entertaining film with heart

If you come home to discover your wife in the shower with another man, don’t beat the guy up until he’s inches from death. That’s what Pat (Bradley Cooper) does in Silver Linings Playbook and it results in him spending eight months in a mental institution. … Read entire article »

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Top 10 Angry Susie Moments from Curb Your Enthusiasm

Top 10 Angry Susie Moments from Curb Your Enthusiasm

With no new Curb Your Enthusiasm on the HBO horizon, we are all left not only missing Larry David, but also the biting, emasculating, rage of his best friend’s wife, Suzie Green (Susie Essman). Here are the top 10 Angry Suzie Green moments. … Read entire article »

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‘Wanderlust’ boasts cadre of comedy greats

‘Wanderlust’ boasts cadre of comedy greats

Have you ever wanted to quit your job and move out of your place to go live in a hippie commune where you can run around naked and trip balls on hallucinogenic tea? If you said yes, you’re a lot like George and Linda (Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston) in the new comedy Wanderlust, directed by David Wain.  … Read entire article »

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Top 20 Liz Lemon moments

Top 20 Liz Lemon moments

Fact: Tina Fey is one of the funniest people ever, therefore 30 Rock is one of the funniest TV shows ever. I quote the show almost constantly and know most episodes by heart, so it was nearly impossible for me to come up with my favorite Liz Lemon moments. This list originally began as a top 10 and ballooned up to 20 when I kept cracking up at YouTube videos while I was gathering clips … Read entire article »

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’30 Minutes or Less’ loaded with comedy heavyweights

’30 Minutes or Less’ loaded with comedy heavyweights

If you’ve read Trashwire for any length of time, you know I love the cast of 30 Minutes or Less. We’ve had articles about Jesse Eisenberg’s star-making turn in The Social Network, several about Danny McBride adding flavor to any movie and even an interview with Nick Swardson. As hardcore fans of these guys, I saw the movie from a different perspective than most critics. … Read entire article »

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Comic Con Thursday

Comic Con Thursday

Wednesday was for media, but the real fans flocked to the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday for the real kick off of Comic Con. The cast of Napoleon Dynamite signed autographs at the FOX booth and we grabbed pics of Tima Majorino, Aaron Ruell, Jon Gries and Dedtich Bader. Next, we hit up the Beavis & Butt-Head panel where Johnny Knoxville lead a conversation with Mike Judge about the upcoming new series. Judge talked … Read entire article »

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