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What to expect from the 2019 Oscars

The most exciting film event of the year is fast approaching, with pundits and fans across the world making their predictions and calculating the odds for who will win. The 91st Academy Awards is set to take place on Feb. 24 in the historic home of the Oscars, the Dolby Theatre. With 2018 having bee[...]

Review: Madagascar 3

— by ADAM DALE — Whenever it comes to amazing cartoons – or computer animated features – the first names that come to mind are Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios, but there are more studios contending for this title as well. One of those is DreamWorks Animation, which h[...]

Four Clips from Madagascar 3

— by ADAM POYNTER — In “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” Alex the lion (Ben Stiller), Melman the giraffe (David Schwimmer), Marty the zebra (Chris Rock) and Gloria the hippo (Jada Pinkett Smith) are once again trying to get home to their cozy cages at the Central Park Zoo. This[...]

Under Review: Grown Ups

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Have you ever looked at photos or watched a home video of a friend who was so stoked about his or her recent vacation, and it looked like a good time, but you just “should have been there” to get the gist of the trip? That’s pretty much what the […][...]

A Scene from ‘Grown Ups’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — I remember the days when Adam Sandler being in a film use to guarantee its hilarity. Nowadays though, it only means that it’s destined for mediocrity. The same could be said for any of the other male cast members: Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James, Rob[...]

Under Review: ‘Death At A Funeral’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Death at a Funeral” is a oddball comedy romp that takes place on the day an American family comes together to lay to rest a beloved father and husband. As bereaved family members gather together, distressing revelations, old arguments, inappropriate[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Grown Ups’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I’m not going to lie, when I heard about an Adam Sandler movie called “Grown Ups,” I wasn’t too excited. As a matter a fact, I completely dismissed it. I have loved many of Adam’s movies, but lately he has been going down a path I have[...]

Five Minutes From ‘Merry Madagascar’

— by SEAN GERSKI — I realize that everyone wasn’t in the same boat, but I really enjoyed the first “Madagascar” movie. I thought it was funny, charming and well cast (Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Death at a Funeral’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s not uncommon for American filmmakers to remake foreign films, but Chris Rock’s version of “Death at a Funeral” arrives just two and a half years after the British original. It seems a bit soon, especially since the original film received a U.S. release. In[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Grown Ups’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Even without seeing the trailer, there’s a good chance you already know whether you want to see “Grown Ups.” The five lead roles are played by Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider and David Spade. They portray five friends who[...]