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New on DVD: Meatballs — Bill Murray’s “Campy” Debut

By at June 5, 2007 | 10:48 am | 1 Comments

New on DVD: Meatballs — Bill Murray’s “Campy” Debut

Bill Murray has regularly attempted to stretch his acting range ... The Razor's Edge, Mad Dog and Glory, Meatballs ... Meatballs? Nah! Murray's first starring role is in this silly, innocent 1979 summer camp comedy. As Tripper Harrison, a 28-year-old Murray is an open invitation to mischief. With rough and raw acting chops, he combines his stupefyingly goofy look more...

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Is “Knocked Up” Star the Next Dustin Hoffman? “Fresh Air” Interviews Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen

By at June 3, 2007 | 11:50 am | 13 Comments

Is “Knocked Up” Star the Next Dustin Hoffman? “Fresh Air” Interviews Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen

On NPR's "Fresh Air", Knocked Up writer-director Judd Apatow and actor Seth Rogen gave one of the funnier promotional interviews this year. It began with a quote from Newsweek's David Ansen, who called casting the pudgy, scruffy Rogen as "against the grain as Dustin Hoffman seemed back in the day of The Graduate." Apatow gave a typically funny reply: "The fact more...

Comedies , Interviews