have ‘Tropic Thunder’ protesters actually seen the movie?

The only possible explanation for their complete wrongheadedness here is that they haven’t: US groups that represent the disabled have protested at the premiere of Ben Stiller’s new film, Tropic Thunder. Demonstrators who gathered outside the Mann Village Theatre, in Los Angeles, said the film “humiliates people with intellectual disabilities”. What? The movie, quite clearly, … more…

my week at the movies: ‘The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,’ ‘Swing Vote,’ ‘Tropic Thunder,’ ‘Sixty Six,’ ‘Stealing America: Vote by Vote’

I like the Mummy movies and I don’t care who knows it. And I am absolutely determined to enjoy The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor [opens wide August 1] as much as I possibly can. If that means I have to plug my ears and loudly sing-a-ling “La la la, I can’t hear you!” … more…