<i>Jack and Jill</i>: How to Successfully Suffer Through This Adam Sandler Movie

Adam Sandler's Jack and Jill -- in which he plays both Jack Sadelstein and his frumpy twin sister, Jill -- is not a good movie. I don't think you needed me to tell you that. But it is funny, though, and not in a fart-joke kind of way. I mean, there are a lot of fart jokes -- scenes entirely made up of god-awful fart jokes! -- but there are also tiny moments packed into Jack and Jill that are laugh-out-loud funny. Should you be dragged to this film by a child (it's rated PG, after all), you will not grow to hate and resent said little one for the rest of your life... that is, if you follow our handy guide on suffering through the terribleness:

Grown Ups 2: Nothing Will Ever Be Funny Again

by Ariel Kay July 12, 2013 6:26 am
<i>Grown Ups 2</i>: Nothing Will Ever Be Funny Again

I just want to make it clear I have never voluntarily seen a Kevin James movie before I watched Grown Ups. I feel it's important that I disclose this in order to maintain my integrity as a movie buff and as a human being.

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

by Ethan Alter October 16, 2012 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Bruce Willis and Wes Anderson team up for Die Hard: Moonrise With a Vengeance.

That’s My Boy: Like Father, Like Son

by Kaitlin Reilly June 15, 2012 6:00 am
<i>That’s My Boy</i>: Like Father, Like Son

Adam Sandler's latest film That's My Boy centers around Donny Berger, whose illicit after-school affair with his totally hot teacher lands his paramour in prison and leaves Donny with their baby. Of course, because Adam Sandler is incapable of playing a not-terrible parent in everything (except for the pretty forgettable film Spanglish), his son "Han Solo" moves out as soon as he turns 18 (at which point he's grown up to look like Andy Samberg), changes his name to Todd and becomes a big shot in the financial world. And because Todd had to deal with 18 whole years of what we in the real world refer to as "child neglect and endangerment" (Todd develops diabetes after ballooning up from a diet of lollipops and cake and has to drive his drunk Dad home from nightly benders before he reaches fifth grade), he's developed an anxiety disorder and major attachment issues. He's also totally ditched dear old Dad and keeps his real identity a secret from everyone, including his fiancée Jamie (Leighton Meester).

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

by Ethan Alter March 6, 2012 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Dig it, you dancing queens.

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