Sunday, December 15, 2019

MOVIE REVIEWS: TED

June 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Raunchy? Yes. Funny? Yes. That’s the way most of the nation’s critics have voted in their reviews of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted. In fact, Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times minces no superlative: “The funniest movie character so far this year is a stuffed teddy bear. And the best comedy screenplay so far is Ted,” he […]

FLINTSTONES TO RETURN — AND FOX HAS THEM

May 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Flintstones have undoubtedly been caught up in more media consolidation deals over the past half century than any other animated family — and they’re about to see more. Originally created in 1960 by the then-fledgling Hanna Barbera company, the Bedrock family moved to Taft Broadcasting in 1967 when that company acquired Hanna Barbera, then […]

“SOUTH PARK” EDITS SPARK FREE-SPEECH DEBATE

April 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Comedy Central’s decision to censor a South Park episode following a thinly-veiled death threat by the fundamentalist Islamic website RevolutionMuslim.com against the show’s creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, continued to have repercussions over the weekend. The Washington Post reported on Sunday that the cable network’s action has touched off a campaign called “Everybody Draw […]