Ben Stiller


November 22, 2005 // 0 Comments

Simple, yet totally adorable and original animated film from the studio that brought us the beloved "Shrek", "Madagascar" introduces us to the likes of Alex the Lion (Ben Stiller) who is the star attraction at New York's Central [...]


April 5, 2004 // 0 Comments

Imagine the comedy ’Money Pit’ and replace the dilapidated house that send its new tenants though a nightmarish experience with a an elderly woman who is equally tenacious. Alex (Ben Stiller) and Nancy (Drew Barrymore) have just been scammed into [...]

The Royal Tenenbaums

July 11, 2002 // 0 Comments

I first encountered the work of Wes Anderson and his cohorts the Wilson brothers (Luke and Owen) back in 1996 with their debut film, "Bottle Rocket." It’s hard to explain exactly what it was about that quirky little movie that captured my [...]


March 11, 2002 // 0 Comments

Have you ever noticed that when a movie is made using a pre-existing/familiar character, the story is always as convoluted and complicated as possible? Why is that? Just look at movies such as "The Addams Family", "Casper", [...]

Meet The Parents

February 26, 2001 // 0 Comments

In the realm of film criticism, movies must sometimes be judged in the same way as just about anything else in life, that is, did it accomplish what it set out to do? For example, did the comedy make you laugh? Did the drama make you cry? When viewed in [...]

Keeping The Faith

November 1, 2000 // 0 Comments

Math doesn’t work in Hollywood the way that it does in the rest of the world. For example, you’d think that Edward Norton + Ben Stiller starring in a film + Norton’s directing debut would equal a great movie. Unfortunately, it only equals a mediocre [...]

Mystery Men

December 22, 1999 // 0 Comments

Superheroes in movies have invaded our living rooms for a very long time, and for the most part these comic book adaptations just don’t quite cut it. Whether they’re Spiderman, Spawn, Superman or Batman, most of their life action incarnations are [...]

There’s Something About Mary

July 7, 1999 // 0 Comments

"There’s Something About Mary" has been one of the major surprise box office hits of last year. A romantic comedy that blew everything out of the water completely unexpectedly, drawing huge crowds into theaters and eventually making almost [...]
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