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Martin Lawrence

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Twenty buddy cop movies worth seeing again

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 21, 2013
  • Film

    August 9, 2012
  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Comment of the day: Apples, oranges and Candy

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Four transvestites that sucked

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Five equally awful/awesome shows to watch now that Jersey Shore 3 is over

    Like Jersey Shore but with better hair: Police Women of Broward County​After 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son is this week's most ridiculous trailer

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    We brought this upon ourselves: A Michael Bay career retrospective

    ​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 >>

  • Film

    March 27, 2008

    Run Fatboy Run

    Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit for FatBoy.

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Drillbit Taylor

    Owen Wilson’s a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Wild Hogs

    This cast of old men in leather pants is on the road to nowhere good.

  • Film

    September 8, 2005

    Call the Cops

    Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess.

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    You So Lazy

    Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    Paging Lord Stanley

    The rejuvenated Avs look like the real thing in the Pepsi Center.

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Raw Power

    Matthew Helms is a martial-arts expert, a boy genius...and Hollywood's hair apparent.

  • Summer Guide

    June 12, 2003

    Think Distinct

    This summer's movies could withstand the drought.

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    A Toothy Grin

    Horror fans will smile at Darkness Falls.

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Film

    November 22, 2001

    Knight Falls

    Everything old is mold again when a brother from another 'hood lands in medieval times.

  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven.

  • Film

    March 22, 2001

    Brothers Beyond

    Despite falling somewhat short, The Brothers offers hope of life after romantic comedy.

  • Film

    August 17, 2000

    Comic Relief

    The Original Kings of Comedy stars some very black humor.

  • Film

    September 16, 1999

    It's No Gem

    Blue Streak has Martin Lawrence running around in circles.

  • Film

    April 15, 1999
  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Seasoned Performers

    Salt-N-Pepa are still capable of spicing up your life.

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    On the Good Foot

    Funkster Rick James learns how hard it is to remain hip.

  • Film

    May 29, 1997
  • Music

    November 22, 1995

    THE MOUSE THAT ROARS

    WHY YOU SHOULD TRY TO CATCH REGGAE'S EEK-A-MOUSE.

  • Music

    October 25, 1995
  • Music

    May 10, 1995
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