As the arrival of spring melts away the remaining sludge of the February doldrums, comedy blooms anew in Denver this March. With visits from veteran standups, hilarious newcomers, and a chance to see the stars of two of TV's funniest sketch comedy series in person, Denver has a vast and crowded fiel ... More >>
"The New York Times calls it 'You had me at Wes Anderson,'" say the credits of Saturday Night Live's recent Wes Anderson horror-film parody, The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders. By assembling the usual suspects of every Anderson film (pastel aesthetics, mod soundtrack, Owen Wilson) while mock ... More >>
In just a few days, The Walking Dead will close up shop for another season. The finale airs March 31, and whether you're watching at home alone or attending one of the watching parties (like Not Quite Dead Sundays at Jake's Food and Spirits), it will be the last last time zombies will invade your ho ... More >>
If there's anything we can learn from A Bag of Hammers, it's that you can't judge a movie by its title -- because if you could, the trailer for A Bag of Hammers would be about twenty times badasser. As it is, though, it's yet another low-key-indie-humor Buddy Comedy not by Judd Apatow, which means i ... More >>
"Hello. I'm Johnny Cash." That was enough of an introduction for the country legend himself, but Cash's legacy has surpassed that simplicity. In his nearly fifty-year career, Cash played himself in dozens of film and television spots, but his death in 2003 opened the gates for others to take up the ... More >>
Flickr photoAs if vegetarians don't get enough kudos for being greener and more animal-friendly than their meat-eating counterparts, now they get rewarded with hugs. And who doesn't love a hug? Today is Hug a Vegetarian Day, according to PETA2. And since we've been slaving away in our cubic ... More >>
Have fun on just $10?Even though we're well aware that February is a short month, it's still hard to imagine we've already reached the final weekend of it. With rent and bills on the horizon, chances are you might be strapped for cash this weekend, but we've got you covered. Well, that's prov ... More >>
Hey, have you ever wondered what it would be like if that guy who made Pineapple Express made a comic book movie? If you smoke weed, it's likely that you have -- so congratulations: You have now officially become a viable market demographic. Sure, it's true that Judd Apatow was not involved i ... More >>
Word of an Arrested movie can't quell our depression.Television, as Conan O'Brien will tell you, is a fickle business. They build you up, they use you up, they toss you aside. And sometimes the powers that be don't even wait to use you up -- they just decide that you're done, for reasons tha ... More >>
Judd Apatow's third film as director, Funny People, opens today to lukewarm reviews (including the one you'll find in Westword, by LA Weekly's kick-ass film reviewer Scott Foundas). Like seemingly every other man my age, I'm a fan of Apatow's; the deft combination of dick jokes, self-loathi ... More >>
Role Models is smarter and bawdier than your average boys-to-men movie
Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbes will love him.
Jason Segel uses his balls to great effect in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Owen Wilsons a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
The year's best characters.
Steel yourself for 2008 with a look back at the year's best scripts.
The top movies of 2007.
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.
Sending up the biopic, Walk Hard sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox.
A trip back in time for this tipsy Hawkeye.
Answer all correctly and win a Def Leppard album!
Geeky, freaky teen virgins attempt to get knocked up in Superbad, produced by guess who?
National CineMedia is the future of movie-theater advertising — and probably the future of movie theaters, period.
Judd Apatow delivers another spot-on geek fantasy come true.
Jim Carrey's brand of fun warms a reheated Dick and Jane.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin gets a heart-on while telling wonderfully dirty jokes.
Oliver Beene goes against fake millionaires and phony idols
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter.
Judd Apatow's Freaks and Geeks grow up, more or less, and move to a dorm.