Maya Rudolph Reviews, Interviews & More

Grown Ups 2: Movie Review

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Once again, Adam Sandler stages an SNL reunion with Grown Ups 2. It's the sequel no one wanted and definitely didn't need. It's a shadow of its predecessor, which managed to have some heart. The film is a string of one-liners held together by a faint sense of family.

Sundance 2013: The Way, Way Back - Movie Review

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At the Sundance Film Festival, it's important to consider the sequence of movies you're seeing.  Odds are you'll want to save something pleasant, uplifting, or fun for the end.  That way you can walk away with a positive feeling, instead of being weighed down by the heavy subject matter that's typical of Sundance dramas.  Thankfully, Oscar winners Nat Faxon & Jim Rash (The...

Reviewing Ebert's 'Greatest Films': A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

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Based on a public radio show of the same name, A Prairie Home Companion focuses on the last night of a show that ran for 30 years in Minnesota.  The characters aren't fully developed, but that their backgrounds are not fully revealed is quite fitting.  As is often is the case, what people say or do doesn't matter as much as how they make you feel.  A...

Bridesmaids: Movie Review

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Bridesmaids: The Gang's All Here!
Time for some lovely ladies to do some not so lovely but extremely funny things to ensure that EVERYONE laughs their asses off this weekend! Bridesmaids is proof that comedy is not a mans world. Despite the trailers which could lead you to believe this is a chick flick -- this film is for everyone and is hands down, the best comedy of the year so far. These ladies...

Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph in Bridesmaids Trailer

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Move over Tina Fey, another SNL alum has decided to write and star in a film about women for women, and it's Kristen Wiig! Wiig has built a serious presence in films over the past few years, and 2011 will be her time to shine as she joins forces with Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne for a wedding-centric comedy called Bridesmaids. The first official trailer for the film...

Saturday Night Live Premiere Overshadowed by Katy Perry's Boobs

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The new season of "Saturday Night Live" kicked off with former castmember Amy Poehler as the host and Katy Perry as the musical guest. The singer appeared in multiple skits during the show including the infamous "Bronx Beat," which reunited Poehler and Maya Rudolph. This was the perfect opportunity for Perry (and her people) to address the recent drama...

VOTD: Salma Hayek Runs From Snake And Steps on Co-Star!

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We all have things that we're afraid of and apparently Salma Hayek has a HUGE issue with snakes. This may come as a shock considering she got up close and personal with one in Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn. The actress and a couple of her Grown Ups co-stars recently had to deal with an unexpected visitor during a routine TV...

New Grown Ups International Trailer

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A new UK trailer has been released for the Dennis Dugan directed comedy Grown Ups. It features a who's who of former SNL stars including Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Maya Rudolph, and that one guy they just can't shake, Kevin James. This trailer reveals slightly different footage from what we saw in the domestic version but manages to...

Chris Rock in New Grown Ups Trailer

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A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Chris Rock and Adam Sandler comedy Grown Ups and it's filled with plenty of "Saturday Night Live" alumni including David Spade, Rob Schneider, and Maya Rudolph. It also stars that one guy who wasn't on the show but always manages to pop up in Sandler's films named Kevin James. Check out the latest...

International Grown Ups Trailer

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The international trailer for the upcoming ensemble comedy Grown Ups has been released, and it's slightly better than the domestic version. The film's main characters are mostly played by "Saturday Night Live" alumni, with the exception of Kevin James. The latest trailer gives us some new footage, and highlights some of the wives in the film that...

Movie Review: Away We Go

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Why you should see Away We Go: Sam Mendes directed it and I wouldn't be surprised to see it get nominated for some awards. Both Maya Rudolph and John Krasinski are brilliant in the film and unlike you've ever seen them before. It's completely honest and yet hilarious in...

Maya Rudolph Interview for Away We Go

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Maya Rudolph is the shining star in Away We Go. Although she and John Krasinski were beautiful together and the supporting cast was amazing, no one was as subtle, strong, and engaging as Maya in the role of Verona in Sam Mendes new film. Many of us are used to Maya's deadly humor from SNL, but in Away We...

Away We Go Soundtrack and Gift Card Giveaway

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We are giving away some great stuff for the upcoming comedy Away We Go by Oscar Winning director Sam Mendes, which will hit selected theaters on June 5th. The film stars The Office’s John Krasinski and SNL’s Maya Rudolph as Burt and Verona; a thirty something year-old couple who hit the road...

Salma Hayek Joins Adam Sandler Comedy

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Last month we reported on an untitled SNL infused comedy that features a who's who of comedic actors. As of today that roster just got a whole lot prettier. According to Variety, Academy Award nominated actress Salma Hayek has signed on to co-star in the film. Hayek will join Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, Kevin James and Rob Schneider...