The Change-Up proves the body-swapping comedy genre is on its last legs

Body-switching comedy movies have become a big enough genre, in themselves, that these films no longer even need to try and tell the story of two people who switch bodies. That's what I took away from The Change-Up, the new movie starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman. » 8/05/11 9:00am 8/05/11 9:00am

Ryan Reynolds: I'll be in either Deadpool or R.I.P.D., but probably not…

Legions of Deadpool fans are waiting anxiously for the Merc With A Mouth's spin-off movie, hoping it'll redress Wade Wilson's mistreatment in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. But Ryan Reynolds told us he'll either star in Deadpool or R.I.P.D... but not both. » 9/21/10 6:20am 9/21/10 6:20am

9 Ways Hancock Could Have Been A Pretty Good Movie

Click to viewWill Smith's drunk-and-disorderly superhero movie, Hancock, hits theaters today, a full three days early. You can't help but wonder if Warner Bros. is trying to get the movie out there before all the bad buzz, and horrendous reviews, take effect. The sad thing is, there are a bunch of ways that Hancock » 7/01/08 12:35pm 7/01/08 12:35pm

Hancock And Superhero Movie Will Bring The Pain

Two new movies will make make fun of superheroes this year, but neither one will actually have anything interesting to say about the eminently mockable genre, judging from the latest info. David Zucker's Superhero Movie will stick to sight-gags about well-known characters and serve up dumb innuendo, judging from this… » 3/20/08 6:30am 3/20/08 6:30am

Will Smith As A Drunk Superman

We haven't mentioned much about Will Smith's upcoming summer movie Hancock, where he plays an alcoholic, homeless superhero who does a hell of a lot more collateral damage than he does good. Remember (shudder) when Superman gets exposed to that weird fake Kryptonite from Richard Pryor in Superman III and goes on a… » 1/15/08 11:40am 1/15/08 11:40am