Posts Tagged ‘John Lithgow’

This Is 40, Reviewed

You won’t get far into This Is 40 before you start thinking, “This is tedious.” In fact, it takes about 30 seconds. Judd Apatow’s latest starts steamily, with Debbie (Leslie Mann) and Pete (Paul Rudd), the secondary couple in Knocked Up, having sex in the shower on Debbie’s 40th—er, “38th”—birthday. Then she finds out that [...]

Reviewed: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Boy, chimps sure are pissed at humans. At least that's the case in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a prequel to the Planet of the Apes series that portrays how those simians got so smart in the first place. Though the blowout is fierce, its origins are quite pedestrian, really: It was just [...]

Book Review: Dexter is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay

Dexter always has two dialogues in progress. There’s the one he carries on with the world around him–a world that is largely ignorant of his dark deeds–and then there is the one with his inner Dark Passenger. These discussions are often in conflict and filled with macabre irony, as this beloved serial killer of serial [...]