Whether you've been staunchly making merry since Halloween or crankily sneer at the holiday cheer each year, December is unquestionably dominated by its traditions. Driven by consumerism, religiosity, and compulsory family bonding; for many, December is a month spent in frantic shopping malls and ai ... More >>
As Hustle Man on fellow standup comedian Martin Lawrence's show Martin in 1994, Tracy Morgan gave TV audiences their first taste of his bullish humor. But it wasn't until the eccentric comedian landed a spot on Saturday Night Live that his bizarre view of the world was given a proper stage, and Morg ... More >>
With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
There really is no comparison between Martin Lawrence and Candy Darling, né James Slattery, an actress and fixture of the Warhol Factory/late '60s downtown New York scene who happened to be technically male. One was beautiful as a woman, talented and funny; the other is hideous as a woman, a ... More >>
Candy Darling was probably the sexiest transvestite that ever lived, but s/he wasn't just sexy -- she was also talented. A star of stage and screen, she worked with luminaries from Andy Warhol to Tennessee Williams and was, during the course of her short life, such a fixture on the New York s ... More >>
Like Jersey Shore but with better hair: Police Women of Broward CountyAfter watching the Jersey Shore crew drink and fight and tan together just like a real family, they moved out of the house last week in a rather deflated thirteenth and final episode of the show's third season. Though the group ... More >>
Ever since Eddie Murphy donned a fat suit in 1996 to play every member of the Klump family in The Nutty Professor, the success of that bit has given rise to a troubling phenomenon: the cross-dressing-black-man-in-a-fat-suit movie, a trick that effectively removes everything that was fun and c ... More >>
America's favorite action auteur-savant, Michael Bay, has spent years telling whoever will listen that his directional style is too hardcore for 3D, that adding depth would be too extreme and punishing on the average filmgoer. With last week's official announcement that Transformers: Dark of ... More >>
Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit for FatBoy.
Owen Wilsons a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
This cast of old men in leather pants is on the road to nowhere good.
Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess.
Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?
The rejuvenated Avs look like the real thing in the Pepsi Center.
Matthew Helms is a martial-arts expert, a boy genius...and Hollywood's hair apparent.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Horror fans will smile at Darkness Falls.
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Everything old is mold again when a brother from another 'hood lands in medieval times.
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven.
Despite falling somewhat short, The Brothers offers hope of life after romantic comedy.
The Original Kings of Comedy stars some very black humor.
Blue Streak has Martin Lawrence running around in circles.
Salt-N-Pepa are still capable of spicing up your life.
Funkster Rick James learns how hard it is to remain hip.
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