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Sundance 2020 Review: DOWNHILL Serves as a Reminder That Julia-Louis Dreyfus Is a National Treasure

Julia Louis-Dreyfus delivers one of the best performances of her decades-long career; Nat Faxon and Jim Rash directed.

Hollywood Beat: Minions Top Johnny Depp; WAY, WAY BACK Rises Way, Way High; FRUITVALE STATION Opening

Did you enjoy your holiday weekend? Did you even get a day off? Canadians got to celebrate Canada Day last Monday, while Americans were granted Thursday to celebrate Independence Day -- or, as it's known in my neighborhood, "set off...

Review: THE WAY, WAY BACK, Charming, Honest, And LOL Funny

Being the awkward kid is the worst. Making friends is hard; everyone thinks you're one with the freaks, and contact with the opposite sex is pretty much non-existent. Since lack of confidence is always going to be an uphill battle...

Hollywood Beat: I'M SO EXCITED and THE HEAT Are Box Office Winners, RAY DONOVAN And UNDER THE DOME Rule TV

In this week's column: Light-hearted fare rules the box office, both on the indie and mainstream charts. And, on the small screen, a Hollywood fixer and small-town hysteria dominate the news....

Sundance 2013 Review: THE WAY, WAY BACK Wants You to Laugh as Hard as You Can. And You Will.

Being the awkward kid is the worst. Making friends is hard; everyone thinks you're one with the freaks, and contact with the opposite sex is pretty much non-existent. Since lack of confidence is always going to be an uphill...

Sundance 2013 First Impression: THE WAY, WAY BACK is Heavy on Laughs

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash may not exactly be household names, but chances are you would recognize their faces from the myriad of comic roles they've played over the years. They made a splash on the filmmaker scene two...