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Bill Maher's Cross to Bearnew

Maher has been hammering away forever at institutionalized faith, but Religulous, which Lionsgate quixotically plans to position as an Oscar contender in the documentary category, raises the bar to a whole new dimension of attack, as you might expect from a movie with Borat director Larry Charles at the helm.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  10-10-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Religulous' is Funny and Confrontationalnew

Organized religion and some of its many followers take a kick in the nards from Bill Maher in Religulous, a funny and sometimes brutal indictment of all things God-related.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  10-09-2008  |  Reviews

Smart Guy Bill Maher Makes a Dumb Movie About Religionnew

Maher's first film project, Religulous, is a major disappointment because here, unlike on Real Time, he aims for laughs instead of insight -- and aims low.
Chicago Reader  |  J.R. Jones  |  10-06-2008  |  Reviews

Bill Maher Zaps Faith in 'Religulous'new

Maher takes stands against religion and against the very notion of faith (as the word is generally used these days) some of the time; and against the intermingling of religion and public policy all of the time.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  10-03-2008  |  Reviews

Bill Maher Tackles Taboo of Faith in 'Religulous'new

About a dozen very polite protesters attempted to mar the Canadian premiere of Bill Maher's gleefully sacrilegious standup documentary, Religulous, at the Toronto International Film Festival recently.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mark Leiren-Young  |  10-03-2008  |  Reviews

'Religulous' and 'Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist': He of Little Faithnew

Bill Maher vents some righteous anger at religion in his new documentary.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  10-02-2008  |  Reviews

The Gospel According to Bill Mahernew

A documentary hoax readymade for the bitter barroom politico.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  10-02-2008  |  Reviews

That's Bill Maher in the Spotlight, Losing His

The catechism running through the movie is the question of who is more annoying: God or Bill Maher?
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  10-01-2008  |  Reviews

Autumn Films Fall Where They Maynew

The fall movie season has been up for grabs since Warner Bros. abruptly postponed Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince from November to next summer, worried that its 2009 box office would otherwise look anemic compared to the combined take of a Batman/Rowling bonanza.
Orlando Weekly  |  Steve Schneider  |  10-01-2008  |  Movies

'Borat' Director Debunks Religion with Bill Maher in 'Religulous'

Bill Maher takes a shooting-fish-in-a-barrel approach to questioning the validity of all religious beliefs and comes up with a cinematic breath of fresh air.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  09-30-2008  |  Reviews

Nothing's Sacred for Bill Maher and Larry Charlesnew

Maher and Charles discuss fundamentalism, the apocalypse, and their new faith-challenging doc, Religulous.
Montreal Mirror  |  Mark Slutsky  |  09-26-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

So Long, Summer Movies -- Hello, Fall Filmsnew

Fall is the best time of year for film critics, because the award-oriented prestige films finally get trotted out for judgment. Here's a handy clip 'n' save list of movies I'm personally looking forward to.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  08-27-2008  |  Movies

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