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Little Fockers (Review)

Third entry in the comedy series is a rote, unfunny exercise

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Rather than devoting time to tracking what could have been the comic evolution of the relationship between male nurse Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) and his former CIA agent father-in-law Frank (Robert De Niro), director Paul Weitz seemingly ended up dangling money before his performers to get them to react on cue in this rote, terribly unfunny exercise. Grade: D-.  

From Big Screen to Small

Established movie actors continue to find better work on TV

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 23, 2008
The new remake of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' makes the best case possible for why good actors are better served by television than movies these days. Sure, there is a cluster of genuine movie stars who are also fine actors in their prime and able to headline in big, important films with well-written, complex characters. But many serious actors are now better served in a good TV drama, especially the kind of edgy, provocative material finding its way to pay and basic cable, and even sometimes to the networks.