Jason Sudeikis

Critic Speak Podcast: Episode 12

This week on the Critic Speak Podcast, James and I tear into the narrative incomprehensibility and clunky leftism of Neil Blomkamp and Matt Damon’s “Elysium,” we accept “We’re the Millers” because it contains more laughs than any other “comedy” this year, we split on Larry David’s HBO Movie “Clear History,” and we review the new …

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Review: “Epic”

I’m genuinely eager to thumb through William Joyce’s picture book “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs,” the credited source material for “Epic,” just to see how much in common the movie has with the 1996 text. That’s because the movie plays less like an original creation than the result of its (count ‘em) …

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Review: “Movie 43”

This year’s Oscar-nominated short films will be released in select cities next month, but a vastly inferior program of shorts will sell at least 10 times the number of tickets. “Movie 43,” as it’s titled for no apparent reason, follows the Hollywood moneymaking formula recently re-popularized by “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve”: maximize star-power …

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