’10 Years’ is a better than average directorial debut for Jamie Linden

Kate Mara and Oscar Isaac in ’10 Years’

10 Years is just what it sounds like.  It is the ten year reunion of a group of former high school classmates.  Just like any real reunion, the graduates travel from close by and far away to spend a night drinking, reconnecting and sharing what’s gone in their lives over the decade since they graduated.  Some people dread receiving that invitation in the mail, others salivate and wait impatiently for its arrival and the chance to go.

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Don’t wait to see ‘Waiting’

“Waiter, what’s this fly doing in my soup?” “Looks like the backstroke to me, sir.” That old saw is worthy of a chuckle at best, but it pales in comparison to some of the choice humor that writer/director Rob McKittrick … Read more

Hilarious ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’ is just as good ‘unrated’

[rating=4]Starring: Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Rip Torn, Justin Long
Director(s): Rawson Marshall Thurber
Writer(s): Rawson Marshall Thurber

The team takes to the line in 'Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story'
The team takes to the line in ‘Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story’

Who’d have thunk that a moronic and demoralizing school-age sport could make such a funny movie?

Dodgeball is probably one of the funniest movies I’ve seen in years. Vince Vaughn hasn’t begun to annoy me just yet, and here he’s probably at his most charming. Ben Stiller is funny, even if he’s doing one of his oddball type characters, most of which I find stupid. I can’t think of any better compliment to give a comedy than to say that it’s just plain funny, and that’s what Dodgeball is from beginning to end.

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