Gone To Pot: Screenwriter On Natalie Portman's New Stoner-Road Trip…

Natalie Portman's cannabis connections: Next fall's Your Highness, admissions of college weed-smoking, now Best Buds. "Everyone has a cause. Some people have cancer, some have literacy. Mine is proving that women smoke weed too," its screenwriter Jamie Denbo tells us. » 2/24/10 2:40pm 2/24/10 2:40pm

Manic Pixie Dream Girls Are The Scourge Of Modern Cinema

The always-relevant Onion A.V. Club has coined a term for the type of movie girl-woman whom we've long despised: the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. The A.V. Club defines the MPDG as "that bubbly, shallow cinematic creature that exists solely in the fevered imaginations of sensitive writer-directors to teach broodingly soulful… » 8/06/08 11:00am 8/06/08 11:00am

Forgetting Sarah Marshall: "Raunchy", "Painfully Intimate", "Partially…

Judd Apatow movies may be redundant at times, and the female characters can be a little shrieky and flat, but fuck it: His flicks are funny. That's why critics are checking out the latest "Apatow-esque" film, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, to see if his brand of humor is still fresh. (Apatow produced the film, but did not… » 4/18/08 3:00pm 4/18/08 3:00pm