"[I]t became a critics' darling and was the surprise winner of the Emmy for best comedy series."Los Angeles Times "[With] wacky, deadpan humor and Seinfeld-like pretzel plots..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "Wickedly cynical, always taking the joke a step too far to deranged effect..." Uncut "Handheld, faux-verite camerawork and skittish chronology are complemented by a voraciously eclectic aesthetic..." Sight and Sound
"ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT is the best sitcom on TV!" -- Grade: A Entertainment Weekly "The misadventures of the nouveaux poor Bluth clan continue in Mitchell Hurwitz's subversive comedy..." Sight and Sound
"[The episodes] featured some ingenious left-field comic turns." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Absurdly canceled after its brilliant final season, this short-lived sitcom follows the high jinks of [the characters]..."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "The result is a swansong more subversive than ever..."Ultimate DVD
"Nickelodeon's suburban farce about two siblings named Pete possesses the oddball charm that drives current cult faves 'Arrested Development' and 'Scrubs'." Entertainment Weekly
"Edgar Wright has successfully reproduced the imagery and worldview of Byran Lee O'Malley's graphic novel, itself a mash-up of ordinary characters lost in a world of manga, video games, music videos and comic book iconography."Hollywood Reporter 4 stars out of 5 -- "SCOTT PILGRIM is a blast!....A wildly comic journey into the head of a true original."Box Office "With Michael Cera in the title role, twentysomethings and under will swiftly embrace this original romancer..."Variety 3 stars out of 4 -- "The film fuses an indie/punk rock sensibility with comic-book violence and video game energy, mixed with quirky humor and sassy pop culture references."USA Today 5 stars out of 5 -- "Ramona is an intriguing character, handled in intriguing ways by the very promising Winstead....There are pop culture references galore thrown into the mix..."Los Angeles Times "The movie, with its charming visual tropes, is a romantic comedy that moves at the speed of texting....It's a true original..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "[I]t works because it's a simple 'boy meets girl' story full of sincere emotional pangs."Premiere "Its speedy, funny, happy-sad spirit is so infectious that the movie makes you feel at home in its world even if the landscape is, at first glance, unfamiliar."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "Breathlessly rushing around, SCOTT PILGRIM is witty, buzzy and clever....The action scores a big power-up from ex-men Chris Evans and Brandon Routh..."Total Film 5 stars out of 5 -- "[It's the] coming-of-age story that ultimately makes SCOTT PILGRIM work, and it's that that will make it resonate long after the dazzle of its innovative filmmaking has faded."Empire
Q (2/93, p.80) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...nothing less than a compression of the choicest American black music of the last sixty years..."
"The show, about the inner workings of a TV sketch-comedy series, is truly the gift that keeps on giving....The set is a good reminder of the quality of guests the show lured in its first season..." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "30 ROCK wins big with its mix of biting wit and quirky slapstick."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 5 -- "Expect smart scripts and terrific comic turns by Baldwin, Jane Krakowski, and Jack McBrayer..."Ultimate DVD 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he hit rate is high....you get more of stand-out character Kenneth in a selection of hilarious shorts."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "Fronted by SNL alumnus Tina Fey and co-starring a wonderfully surreal Alec Baldwin....Gags rule here."Uncut
"[J]ust when you least expect it, the show surprises you, with both bizarre tangents and surprising sweetness."Movieline's Hollywood Life 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] perfect cast, great gags and quotable catchphrases..."Ultimate DVD
4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he quirky comedy is on excellent form, and the more you watch the more you love it."Ultimate DVD
"Mr. Berg, an actor whose directing skills improve with each project, shows himself adept at the rapid cutting and hectic camerawork that are fast becoming the lingua franca of action filmmaking."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] geopolitical thriller, with an emphasis on the thrills..."Rolling Stone "The film opens powerfully....Director Peter Berg's frenetic style heightens tension and a sense of disorientation...."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE KINGDOM offers an involving portrait of unlikely allies pooling their resources against a common enemy."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "It's the set-pieces that confirm that Berg is a director to be reckoned with..."Empire
3 stars out of 4 -- "Credit Vaughn and Aniston for dropping the glam act and joining writers Jeremy Garelick and Jay Lavender in the risky task of turning a formula sex comedy on its empty head....This is WAR OF THE ROSES, where laughs take no prisoners." Rolling Stone "[Vaughn] is reliably fleet and funny....The movie is at its most limber in the scenes between Vaughn and Jon Favreau..." Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Vaughn and Fav are still money when it comes to comic improv: check out the gold they mine in their final shared scene." Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "THE BREAK-UP is an interesting, often surprising film....The barbs are quick, nasty and real....The stars' chemistry is compelling to watch."Premiere
"A thoroughly unpretentious comedy..."Sight and Sound
"The cross-gender struggles of Bynes' heroine do offer a few laughs." Sight and Sound "[A] breezy, funny, gender-bending, self-empowerment teen comedy/romance that has tenuous Shakespearean origins."USA Today "It's a fun conceit which will be fresh and funny to boys and girls alike..." Ultimate DVD
Dirty Linen (8-9/01, p.75) - "...Time spent with these rich, amply documented discs cannot fail to educate and inspire..."
"...A passionate portrait of dropping out and draft resistance that remains elegiac about the '60s without being overly sentimental..." USA Today