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William Shatner In Incredibly Awkward 'Good Morning Britain' Interview


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A ‘Good Morning Britain’ interview with Star Trek legend William Shatner descended into farce this week, as the actor mocked the presenters’ questions and left viewers confused.

The 85 year old actor, who played Captain Kirk in the much-beloved franchise which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, appeared on ‘Good Morning Britain’ on Friday (October 7th) via video link – but production errors and a seeming lack of preparation left presenter Ben Shepherd visibly flustered and Shatner getting their names wrong and deriding their line of questioning.

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William Shatner - 2014 FanExpo at Toronto Metro Convention Centre. - Toronto, Canada - Sunday 31st August 2014

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William Shatner - Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2014 held at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center - Day 4 - Rosemont, Illinois, United States - Sunday 24th August 2014

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William Shatner - William Shatner gives a talk during day three of the Destination Star Trek Convention held in Frankfurt - Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany - Sunday 23rd February 2014

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William Shatner - Destination Star Trek Germany Convention - Frankfurt, Germany - Saturday 22nd February 2014

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William Shatner - The 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade - Hollywood, California, United States - Monday 2nd December 2013

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William Shatner - The 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Hollywood Blvd - Arrivals - Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 1st December 2013

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Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and Spock (Leonard Nimoy) - "I like to say I am a hobbyist . . As a senior citizen, I can't think of a better way to leave this planet!" - United States - Tuesday 30th April 2013

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William Shatner - Celebrities at The Grove to appear on entertainment news show 'Extra' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 25th April 2013

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Star Trek 'Phaser' Stuns With $231,000 Auction Sale


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A prop gun, made for Star Trek's Captain Kirk to use during a pilot episode of Star Trek has sold at auction for $231,000 (£151,000). It was estimated to sell for about $50,000, but achieved more than four times that including commission.

The gun was made for Captain Kirk, played by William Shatner in the legendary Sci-fi series. Built from wood and finished with blue metallic paint, it was commissioned by Reuben Klamer at the request of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. Many gun props were used in the duration of Star Trek, but considering the design changed to the more familiar pistol phaser, this rifle design has become very rare, hence the lofty sale price. It was sold in its original, custom-made case and was accompanied by a signed letter from Mr Roddenberry to Mr Klamer, dated March 16, 1966. Anyone else think that The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper bought this piece of geek memorabilia?

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Tina Fey Confirms She Is Not Hosting The Oscars Next Year


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Tina Fey has reaffirmed that she is not up for hosting the 2014 Oscars ceremony on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' after William Shatner made the suggestion on the televised awards show.

The comedienne told Letterman that she had a 'sweatpants mandatory Oscars party' but admitted that while she enjoyed watching it, she wasn't willing to host the show at any point despite having hosted the Golden Globes ceremony earlier this year with her 'Mean Girls' and 'Baby Mama' co-star Amy Poehler. 'I'll tell you what - for a woman, just the amount of dresses that you would have to try on. It's a dealbreaker. I'm out', she told Letterman, reiterating what she first told Huffington Post in an interview after the ceremony. 

Asked how she felt about William Shatner's comment that she and Amy should 'host everything', she told the publication 'It's an honor to be 'Shatnered' before explaining, 'I just feel like that gig is so hard. Especially for, like, a woman - the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone ... no way.' Even after she was asked if there was any possibility at all, she was quick to disappoint her interviewer. 'I wish I could tell you there was', she said.

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane's 'Boob Song' Kicks Off Academy Awards


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Seth Macfarlane opened this year's Academy Awards with a pretty bizarre skit that featured James T. Kirk himself William Shatner telling the Family Guy man that he was the worst host in Oscars history (He'd come back in time, you see). "This is Captain James T Kirk. Will you respond? I'm here to stop you from doing what you're about to do. The show's a disaster. I've come back in time from the twenty-third century to stop you from ruining the Academy Awards. Your jokes are tasteless and inappropriate and everyone ends up hating you," said the Canadian screen legend.

Shatner told Macfarlane he had sung an offensive song that displeased many of Hollywood's female stars, before playing 'the tape' from the Oscars telecast. "We haven't seen Jennifer Lawrence's boobs..Helen Hunt we saw them in The Sessions and Scarlett Johansson we saw them on our phones," sang the writer and comedian. "The point is, keep it classy," advised Shatner, before MacFarlane introduced Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on-stage for a music and dance number. "Are you sure you want to be the first Oscars host ever to get a bad review?" said Shatner, "You're disrespectful to many of the evening's nominees."

'Ted' star Macfarlane was a surprise choice to host this year's ceremony and has plenty to live up to, given Amy Poehler and Tina Fey's performance at the recent Golden Globes. 

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William Shatner - Celebrities arrive at Salt Lake City International Airport Salt Lake City Utah United States Monday 21st January 2013

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William Shatner Voice App Becomes No.1 On App Store Chart


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William Shatner's new iPhone app Shatoetry, by Blindlight, was catapulted to the top of the entertainment app list on Apple's App Store after just one day of release. It allows users to choose from hundreds of words to arrange sentences, which the former Star Trek captain will then recite in his trademark style.

Currently touring the US with his critically acclaimed one-man show, Shatner managed to sit down with the Vancouver Sun to discuss how he'd like to expand app, explaining, "Words to music. We have in mind holiday things. We have in mind events in your life, words so that you can use them as well. We will increase this if people love it and tell other people that they love it." Sounds fun, though will Shatner tap into the hugely lucrative Star Trek market? "Well, yes. I don't think we'll leave (that) opportunity unexplored, but I wanted to be very careful about how we introduce it so it is not something that is derogatory or stupid. I want to make sure that it's used in the way it's meant to be used, which is for your entertainment," he said. At 81-years-old, Shatner is showing no signs of slowing up and is always on-hand to take advantage of modern day technology, explaining, "I'm doing podcasts. I'm certainly doing everything else; Facebook, Twitter and all that kind of thing. I'm taking advantage of communicating with the people out there as much as possible, and this app is one of those ways."

Shatoetry costs $2.99 at the Apple App Store.

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No Trick, Just Treats: Your Top 5 Horror Films For Halloween 2012


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Is the thought of sharpening your elbows to grab the last palette of over-priced face paint at the local supermarket is simply too much to handle? Do you need a DVD to put on REALLY LOUDLY so that you simply don’t hear the hordes of trick or treaters knocking on your door? Here’s our top five scary movies to put on this evening.

1. The Exorcist (1973). Yeah, we know, it’s an obvious one… but that’s because it’s a classic! Even now, in 2012, with all of the advances in film technologies, CGI, etc, The Exorcist remains of of the most terrifying horror movies of all time. Even the less obvious moments, when young Regan says to the astronaut (who is a guest in her parents’ house) “you’re gonna die up there,” are spine-chilling. And talking of spines, we’re not entirely sure how Linda Blair (who plays Regan) actually managed to survive those terrifying convulsion scenes. Even if you’ve seen it before, it’s worth visiting again – you’ll always spot something you missed the first ten times…

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William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Avery Brooks, Scott Bakula, British, Patrick Stewart and Destination Star Trek London Friday 19th October 2012 William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Avery Brooks and Scott Bakula pose for photographers, without British actor Patrick Stewart after he refused to take part in a photocall for 'Destination Star Trek London' at the ExCel centre

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William Shatner Thursday 27th September 2012 The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles' 22nd Annual 'Simply Shakespeare' - Arrivals

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William Shatner Sunday 26th August 2012 arrives at LAX airport

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William Shatner and Star Trek Convention Sunday 12th August 2012 11th Annual Official Star Trek Convention at The Roddenberry Theatre at Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino

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Video - William Shatner Sets Juno Awards Rolling


William Shatner took to the red carpet during a promotional photo shoot for this year's Juno Awards in Ottawa. The 81-year old took the helm at the year's Canadian awards ceremony, the country's equivalent of the Brits or Grammys. In the video he joyfully takes direction for the shoot in the light-hearted manner he has become synonymous with.

The big winners of the night were Michael Buble, who picked up the Album Of The Year gong for his Christmas compilation, and alt-artist Feist, who walked away with the Artist Of The Year award. No prizes for guessing who won the award for International Album Of The Year as Adele was awarded her umpteenth award for the album 21

William Shatner Sunday 1st April 2012 2012 JUNO Awards at The Scotiabank Place - Show

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Video - William Shatner Signing Copies Of His New Book


Veteran actor William Shatner (Star Trek; The Practice; Boston Legal) signs copies of his new book 'Shatner Rules' at Barnes & Noble in New York. He stands and poses for photos with a copy of his book, while chatting to photographers. He then moves to a table and sits down to sign the book.

William Shatner is best known to audiences as Captain James T. Kirk in the popular sci-fi show 'Star Trek'. He is also known for his exaggerated, spoken covers of popular songs, including Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

Star Trek: Season One Review


Extraordinary
Just like religion and the U.S. Constitution, science fiction has remained popular while losing much of its meaning. Sci fi has never been bigger than it is today, but unlike the fifties -- when even the lamest creature features carried "messages" about nuclear anxiety or the nobility of space exploration -- today's sci-fi movies and TV series don't have much to say. At best, they are action/drama series with intergalactic settings.

The hugely successful Star Trek franchise has been part of that transition. The franchise was last represented by a squadron of mediocre TV spinoffs (though a new Trek film is on the way) and has been eclipsed in popularity by Star Wars, so it's hard to remember that the original Star Trek TV series was a significant cultural force. At its best, it was also very good sci fi.

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Star Trek: Season Three Review


Very Good
Everyone knows the sixties were a time of rapid social change, but just how rapid becomes obvious when re-watching the original Star Trek -- daring and original in some ways, retro in others. For better or worse, modern liberal idealism owes a lot to the naive, multi-ethnic utopian vision promulgated by Star Trek (and just like Starfleet's Prime Directive, liberal tolerance is honored mostly in the breach). And the first interracial kiss shown on TV was in season three. (Though it's not exactly an inspirational moment -- Captain Kirk and Lt. Uhura are forced to kiss by evil aliens.)

But the original Trek also drew heavily on Cold War-era sci-fi series like The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone -- groundbreaking and experimental in their ideas, but with a traditional moral and dramatic approach. Their serious tone fit the fifties, that uneasy, schizoid time of cultural confidence, space exploration, and looming nuclear Armageddon. Star Trek's cautious presentation probably helped viewers to swallow its innovations, from flip-phone communicators and automatic doors to alien characters like Leonard Nimoy's Spock. The idea of a character motivated by "logic" instead of emotion is pretty silly (they're not opposites), but it was perfect for the liberationist sixties -- and it was a powerful gimmick that generated years' worth of story ideas. (In one of season three's last episodes, "All Our Yesterdays," Spock goes back in time, loses his civilized veneer, and develops a primordial passion for Mariette Hartley.)

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Over The Hedge Review


Good
Audiences who peek Over the Hedge at DreamWorks' latest creation are destined to find a homogenized animated feature that's as polished as the pop-up suburban neighborhood that houses the bulk of the action. Blessed with beautiful visuals, Hedge furthers the notion that animation remains the only genre capable of improving in quality quite literally from film to film. Too bad the top-notch art is married to a standard comedy script that's instantly forgettable.

R.J. (Bruce Willis) is a smooth-talking raccoon who lands in hot water when he tries to steal food from a hibernating bear (Nick Nolte). To spare his life, R.J. now has one week to recover a red wagon full of junk food or meet a grizzly fate. Lo and behold, the quick-thinking con artist crashes into a family of foraging beasts as they arise from their winter slumber. Led by neurotic turtle Verne (voiced by neurotic Garry Shandling), the animals invade the pop-up planned community that surfaced while they slept and begin to rummage for sweet treats.

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The Wild Review


Terrible

You will not find a worse movie in Walt Disney's animated canon than The Wild. At the very least, the hyperactive abomination helps us understand why the once-mighty studio shelled out $7.4 billion to acquire Pixar Animation Studios earlier this year. Pixar is a proven hit factory, an imagination emporium responsible for the lucrative Toy Story adventures and the Oscar-winning superhero smash The Incredibles. If The Wild represents all that remains in Disney's think tank, it's now painfully clear that the Mouse House needs Pixar like a table needs legs.

Wild is a high-impact cartoon, the kind that catapults its characters head first into rocks, trees, and other animal's rear ends every time we expect a joke but are met with silence. Like its immediate predecessor, Chicken Little, this meaningless cartoon assumes kids will roar their approval so long as things move extremely fast, crash with teeth-shattering force, and pass gas. Parents lose twice - they must pay hard-earned cash to enter and then endure 90 minutes of noise.

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture Review


OK
The rule with Star Trek films is even-numbered films are good, odd-numbered are bad -- and the first film in the series is no exception. Star Trek: The Motion Picture was released at a time when sci-fi movies were expected to be long, sluggish, arty epics like Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Dune. To achieve the desired length and artiness, the producers of Star Trek: TMP hired director Robert Wise -- best known for overlong, dull classics like The Sound of Music -- and chose a script which was long on dialogue but short on action or character development. (Plot: Alien vessel is coming toward earth -- Kirk and co. must stop it. Zzzzzzz.)

Added to the mix is Persis Khambatta, a model-turned-actress who can't even act as well the veterans of the TV show, playing a bald female alien (a femalien). Finally, a third of the movie is wasted on special effects which do not compare favorably with other sci-fi movies (though see below for more on this). Draped over this mess is one of the best musical scores ever wasted on a movie, the work of Jerry Goldsmith (note that the main theme was salvaged and used for the Star Trek: The Next Generation TV show). All told, the movie is one of the few imitators of 2001: A Space Odyssey that achieves the same feeling of mystery and danger. Partly this is due to Goldsmith's excellent score; partly it is because the slow pacing and dark, gloomy sets succeed in conveying the slowness and suspense of space travel, as well as its emptiness.

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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous Review


OK

Five years ago, Miss Congeniality gift-wrapped a Christmas hit for Warner Bros. as it delivered Sandra Bullock a much-needed meaty role. The actress was suffering a string of mediocre underperformers at the time, from the melodramatic rehab stint 28 Days to the forgettable Forces of Nature.

It's not surprising to see Bullock revisit frumpy FBI field agent Gracie Hart, though it is surprising it took her this long. Hart remains the ideal fit for Bullock's blend of cover-girl beauty and tomboy charms. Like Hart, Bullock frequently puts up a tough veneer that hides a vulnerable core that's worth exploring.

Armed & Fabulous begins three weeks after Hart was named runner-up at the Miss United States pageant, an event she infiltrated to flush out a criminal mastermind. Her stint on the beauty contest's sta

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Review


Excellent
This is the one with the whales. That's right. The Romulans and Klingons are put aside for one episode in order to create an enemy from a faraway world, suggesting that humpback whales are not native to earth -- that they're an alien species that communicates with the whales of earth through some unknown method. When the space whales haven't heard from their earthbound pals (we're told they were driven to extinction centuries in the movie's past), they decide to pay a visit. The unintended consequence is the destruction of the power systems of everything in its path.

Solution: The Enterprise crew takes a trip back through time (in the stolen Klingon bird-of-prey from Star Trek III) to the 1980s (conveniently coinciding with the production time fram of the film) in order to snag a couple of whales and repopulate the future.

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Star Trek III: The Search For Spock Review


Weak
In the name of the franchise, the U.S.S. Enterprise boldly goes in search of fallen comrade Spock, who may have been reborn and regenerated on the "Genesis Planet." Those who have seen Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan are familiar with the backstory. Brave Spock (Leonard Nimoy, who wanted to get out of the part) sacrificed himself to save his friends from radioactive destruction, with his sole justification being that "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few... or the one." As he died, his skin a mass of welts and burns, he gazed into Kirk's weeping face and gently confirmed that he was, and always shall be, his friend. The body was ceremoniously shot out into space and landed on the emerging planet. It was an operatic moment. Days later, the despondent Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) is still mourning the loss, and glumly presides over the ship as Starfleet performs their routine inspection.

Meanwhile... our favorite cranky doctor, "Bones" McCoy (DeForest Kelley), is being driven mad by some force beyond his control -- somehow imagining that he is becoming Spock, or falling under the Vulcan influence.

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Trekkies Review


Excellent
Hilarious in the way that true stories only can be, Trekkies is a documentary that looks inside the lives of the world's most rabid fanatics: Star Trek fans. Nuttiness knows no bounds with these guys, who bid hundreds of dollars for a prosthesis used on the show, who make their own costumes, who travel across the country to go to the conventions, and who idolize the stars of Trek with a zeal otherwise unknown to man. At the same time, the amount of love these people share and the strong values the show has instilled in them make them not as pathetic as you'd think. A devilishly compelling story that makes you question when you're supposed to laugh. Not to be missed for any fan of sci-fi.

Star Trek: Generations Review


Good
The seventh Star Trek movie went where no man had gone before, at least not in Hollywood: Attempting to take an old and lethargic movie franchise and reinvigorate it with a new cast -- uniting both the original and new casts in one massive crossover movie.

Generations (having dispensed with the numbering of the sequels) is a fair enough film. It's massively contrived to be sure -- the Kirk-era cast and Picard-era cast were meant to be some 80 years apart -- but considering the difficulty of trying to combine two crews in one movie, Shatner & Stewart turned in a fair enough endeavor.

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Miss Congeniality Review


OK
It takes some doing to make a beauty pageant flick that features an intellectually vapid caper plot while being a slap in the face to feminism. When asked (within the movie, I mean) to defend pageantry from this accusation, Sandra Bullock simply shrugs it off and says, "Well, they're not all airheads, and I've made some friends." Forget the fact that nine out of ten women in the film act like vicious bitches to Sandra's character -- a New Jersey FBI agent named Gracie Hart -- and shrug off the fact that each of the contestants is painted to have all of the intelligence of a Pokemon character on a good day. Never mind all that. Sandra has learned that beauty pageants are really scholarship contests and really aren't harmful to feminism.

Miss Congeniality starts out with Gracie as a New Jersey kid kicking ass on the playground and getting the obligatory "ugly duckling" bit when she slugs a guy to protect a potential boyfriend -- only to be shunned because she was too tomboyish. Of course, the ugly duckling grows up to be an adult tomboy (though a dead sexy one at that). The portrayal is stereotypical: frumpy hair, two dates to her name, a punching bag, and a penchant for pints of Ben and Jerry's. To her credit, Sandra Bullock pulls off the deal pretty well, but how she can live with herself after playing such an odious role is beyond me. (She gets paid a lot of money, that's how. -Ed.)

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Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Review


Terrible
Though Star Trek: Nemesis is close on its heels, you will not find a worse Trek experience than Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

What makes it so bad? Could it be a scene with Spock in jet boots (no, those aren't ski boots!), racing to save Captain Kirk as he plummets to his death from El Capitan. A now gray-haired Uhura, doing a dance in the sand with palm fronds against the moons of an alien planet (meant as a distraction, it certainly works). Or is it the atrocious effects, the product of a limited budget and too many miniatures?

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Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan Review


Extraordinary
It is nearly gospel now among Trekkies that the second Star Trek sequel, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, is the undisputed best of the series, and will likely never meet its equal.

Inspired by classic literature like Moby Dick, Paradise Lost, and King Lear -- along with classic navy films -- Nicholas Meyer's major directorial debut is indeed the best of the series and it's a classic sci-fi flick on its own, outside the Trek mythology altogether.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country Review


Very Good
The rule of thumb with Star Trek movies continues to be: even-numbered good, odd-numbered bad. The first Star Trek movie was a sub-Kubrickian snore. The third and fifth were marred by gratuitous action and sentimentality, respectively. On the other hand, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan was an entertaining swashbuckler highlighted by good performances, Kirstie Alley's debut and James Horner's score. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was a cute riff on the 20th century environmental crisis.

Paramount eventually noticed the pattern. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, the sixth mission of the starship Enterprise, was largely the work of director/screenwriter Nicholas Meyer, who wrote Khan, and executive producer Leonard Nimoy (who played Spock, of course), director of Star Trek IV. The sixth movie generally reflects Meyer's and Nimoy's concern for integrity.

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Showtime Review


Excellent
Rodney Dangerfield knew it. You can't get respect being funny. Nobody gets anywhere unless you're taken seriously. At least that's the company line these days in Hollywood, where it seems most of the entertainment industry's best funnymen are becoming more interested in eliciting tears than laughter. It is really quite ironic then that the one guy putting out consistently good comedy is Hollywood's most serious actor.

That's right, I'm talking about Showtime, starring the aforementioned serious actor, Robert De Niro, as tough guy cop Mitch Preston, who crosses the line with the press and gets too rough. With lawsuits looming, Mitch's police department is railroaded into letting a TV network turn his police beat into a reality-based buddy cop show. Adding insult to injury, he's been assigned a fame-hungry, lame duck partner, to play the "funny minority type" (Eddie Murphy).

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American Psycho II: All American Girl Review


Bad
Usually sequels offer something for fans of the original. At the very least, they have similar themes or offer the same characters and activities that made the first movie successful. That's why I'm having a hard time trying to figure out who would possibly enjoy the direct-to-video American Psycho 2.

American Psycho (based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel) was a satire of 1980s yuppie materialism, represented by Patrick Bateman (a brilliant Christian Bale) who kills prostitutes and homeless men to establish his social power but also kills a co-worker so he can have the best-looking business card in the office. Director Mary Harron also showed, as Ellis keenly did, that being a greedy overachiever makes you just like everybody else. Stripped of basic emotions and possessed by his possessions and status, a man doesn't really exist.

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Incubus (1965) Review


Weak
William Shatner not only does battle with the local demons, he also has to contend with Esperanto, in what has surely become known as the most baffling horror film ever made. As demoness Allyson Ames tries to lure Shatner's Marc to hell via temptation and bloodlust, she finds herself falling in love with him instead of being the mere temptress she's designed to be. The story's very thin, and the enormous subtitles (with black bars behind them) obscure half the picture anyway. Very curious, linguistically speaking, but movies like The Wicker Man put Incubus to shame.

Osmosis Jones Review


Good

I've always kind of suspected Bill Murray was a cartoon on the inside, and "Osmosis Jones" is mighty entertaining proof.

A wildly clever and consistently funny kiddie-fare gross-out comedy (snot jokes galore), "Jones" may be live-action on the outside -- Murray plays Frank, a zoo janitor who gets sick from eating an soft-boiled egg after dropping it in a monkey cage (eww!). But the bulk of the story takes place inside his body, a weird animated world where Chris Rock provides the voice of an impudent white blood cell determined to defeat the virus so he can get himself reinstated to that microscopic police department that is the immune system.

A quintessential Bill Murray performance drives about a third of the plot, following a slovenly, flatulent, fast-food addicted dad whose 10-year-old daughter (great newcomer Elena Franklin) is trying in vain to drag him toward a healthier lifestyle. Directed by the Farrelly Brothers (of "There's Something About Mary" fame), there are plenty of lowbrow laughs -- and even some sincere emotions -- to be had in these scenes. However, it's the seamlessly integrated battle for control of Frank's Looney Tunes innards that makes "Osmosis Jones" such a gas. (Ooh! Call the pun police!)

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Miss Congeniality Review


Weak

If the whole crew that made "Miss Congeniality" -- writer, director, stars, everybody -- were to get together for another movie, one with a less idiotic plot than a tomboy FBI agent going undercover at a beauty pageant, I'd be gung ho to see it.

The level of talent and the amount of good humor that goes to waste in this gimmicky, so-stupid-it-stops-being-funny star vehicle is phenomenal.

Sandra Bullock is said star, and her screwball (bordering on Lucille Ball) performance as a clodhopping, quarrelsome, graceless lout of a foible-prone FBI agent would be comic gold if the boat anchor of a story weren't dragging it down.

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Review


Terrible

Can somebody please stop Ben Stiller?

Since becoming a box-office draw with "There's Something About Mary," the guy has been a horrendous ham, devouring scenery with an eye-bugging, eyebrow-stitching schtick so stale and predictable that his last dozen movies have all included the same gag: slow-motion scenes of Stiller madly mugging while dancing, or running, or playing the titular game of schoolyard pain and humiliation in "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story."

The only variation in his on-screen persona is that sometimes he's an irritatingly neurotic, hapless chump ("Along Came Polly," "Envy," "Meet the Parents") and other times he's an irritatingly arrogant, mock-sexy-pouting, self-obsessed moron ("Starsky & Hutch," "Zoolander").

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