Summary Judgment

Looking for Humor in Comedy

The critics on Albert Brooks’ latest movie.

In this week’s audio-only Summary Judgment, Mark Jordan Legan sums up how the critics feel about three new releases: The New World, director Terrence Malick’s take on the John Smith/Pocahontas story; Underworld: Evolution, sequel to a vampire/werewolf movie starring Kate Beckinsale; and Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World, in which Albert Brooks plays a comedian who heads off to central Asia on a U.S. government mission.

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