Martin Lawrence

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Five Memorable Thanksgiving Moments From The Boob Tube

    Turkey Day has always been most melodramatic on the small screen, and our favorite examples highlight the day as a time for revelations big and small. Tryptophan down memory lane with these sweet scenes of Thanksgiving. On All in the Family (1975), Archie Bunker used the occasion to stake a religio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Before Lil B's I'm Gay: Five Great Hip-Hop Homages to Marvin Gaye

    ​When it comes to creative career moves, the rapper Lil B usually blazes his own distinct and very often quirky path. But his decision to re-up the cover art of Marvin Gaye's I Want You album for his own I'm Gay project taps into hip-hop's long and lustrous admiration for the music of Marvin. ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2011
  • Film

    March 26, 2008

    Skinny Is the New Fat

    Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit for Run Fat Boy Run.

  • Film

    March 19, 2008

    Not Taylor-Made

    Owen Wilson is a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.

  • Film

    August 8, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Film

    February 28, 2007

    Like Pigs to Slaughter

    Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good

  • Film

    September 7, 2005

    Call the Cops

    Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess

  • Film

    June 29, 2005

    You So Lazy

    Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?

  • Film

    February 23, 2005

    Summary of a Bad Black Movie

    Tyler Perry's Diary will make audiences mad

  • Calendar

    August 20, 2003

    Show Time!

    AfroSolo's back in town

  • Film

    May 28, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?

  • News

    August 14, 2002

    California Loved

    Roger Troutman and his family brought funk to West Coast hip hop and influenced everyone from Ice Cube to Tupac Shakur. Then his older brother put four bullets in him.

  • Culture

    January 16, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Culture

    December 26, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Culture

    April 4, 2001

    Blowin' Smoke

    Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven

  • Film

    April 14, 1999
  • News

    September 24, 1997

    Identity Crisis

    American movies once enthralled the world with their exuberance and clarity. What happened in the 1990s?

  • Music

    June 28, 1995
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