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Topic: The Office

Cedar Rapids

Ed Helms becomes a bona fide movie star in the funny, sweet ‘Cedar Rapids.’


Comedy

Phil Bacharach
Stories of apple-cheeked innocents corrupted by the big, bad world are as old as the dawn of curfew. So when a comedy comes along like “Cedar Rapids,” in which the apple-cheeked innocent is a nerdy man and the big, bad world takes the form of an insurance agents’ convention, it’s not likely to break new ground.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Win Win

A tale of desperate measures in financially desperate times


Drama

Phil Bacharach
In “The Station Agent” and “The Visitor,” writer/director Thomas McCarthy explored the dynamics of family, but not in the conventional sense.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hall Pass

There's something about this sex comedy: It's really funny!


Comedy

Rod Lott
That semen-in-the-hair scene in "There's Something About Mary" was both the best and worst thing to happen to Bobby and Peter Farrelly.
 
Monday, June 6, 2011

Cedar Rapids

Yes, Virginia, profane comedy can feel cozy.


Comedy

Phil Bacharach
Stories of apple-cheeked innocents corrupted by the big, bad world are as old as the dawn of curfew.
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Hesher / Just Peck

Grow up, you two!


Comedy

Rod Lott
Two new movies tackle the coming-of-age dramedy in entirely different ways, yet neither succeeds in being particularly moving or reaching its goals, despite some strong moments. Meet "Hesher," which earned a theatrical release, and "Just Peck," which didn't.
 
Monday, September 12, 2011

The Hangover Part II

The wolf pack is back. Plus, a monkey.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Considerable criticism has been lobbed at "The Hangover Part II" for essentially resurrecting the story template of the first film. Yeah, but really, what else could you expect them to do? Besides, it's not like director/co-writer Todd Phillips just used the same jokes.
 
Monday, December 5, 2011

Purl this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Perhaps last seen sleeping with Michael Scott on “The Office,” actress Linda Purl takes a different kind of Mike — the microphone — when she appears in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
 
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