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Susan Granger's review of 'Epic'

June 8, 2013

Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember and director Chris Wedge gets inspiration from "Alice in Wonderland," "The Wizard of Oz," "A Bug's Life," "The Secret World of Arrietty," "The Borrowers," even "Avatar."

Susan Granger's review of 'Epic'

June 8, 2013

Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember and director Chris Wedge gets inspiration from "Alice in Wonderland," "The Wizard of Oz," "A Bug's Life," "The Secret World of Arrietty," "The Borrowers," even "Avatar."

'Get Smart': Merely competent

June 19, 2008 |

Screenwriters Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember (of the limp Matthew McConaughey romcom "Failure to Launch") keep the story moving along smartly but don't approach the surreal flights of imagination that sometimes ...

Movies: 'After Earth,' 'Now You See Me' & 'Epic'

June 8, 2013

Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember and director Chris Wedge gets inspiration from "Alice in Wonderland," "The Wizard of Oz," "A Bug's Life," "The Secret World of Arrietty," "The Borrowers," even "Avatar."

Movies: 'After Earth,' 'Now You See Me' & 'Epic'

June 7, 2013

Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember and director Chris Wedge gets inspiration from "Alice in Wonderland," "The Wizard of Oz," "A Bug's Life," "The Secret World of Arrietty," "The Borrowers," even "Avatar."

Movies: 'After Earth,' 'Now You See Me' & 'Epic'

June 7, 2013

Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember and director Chris Wedge gets inspiration from "Alice in Wonderland," "The Wizard of Oz," "A Bug's Life," "The Secret World of Arrietty," "The Borrowers," even "Avatar."

Review: 'Get Smart' re-inventing misses it by a lot

June 22, 2008 |

And director Peter Segal ("Anger Management," ”50 First Dates"), working with writers Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, retains just enough elements of the 1960s TV series to tug at baby boomers' sense of nostalgia.

'Get Smart': Merely competent

June 20, 2008 |

Screenwriters Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember (of the limp Matthew McConaughey romcom "Failure to Launch") keep the story moving along smartly but don't approach the surreal flights of imagination that sometimes ...

At the Movies: 'Failure to Launch'

March 8, 2006

Director Tom Dey ("Shanghai Noon," "Showtime"), working from the first produced screenplay by longtime TV sitcom writers Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, ups the wacky factor with intrusively jaunty music, overgrown ...

'Failure to Launch'

March 8, 2006 |

Director Tom Dey ("Shanghai Noon," "Showtime"), working from the first produced screenplay by longtime TV sitcom writers Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, ups the wacky factor with intrusively jaunty music, overgrown ...

Movie review: Get rewrite on 'Get Smart'

June 20, 2008 |

The screenplay, by Tom J. Astle and Mark Ember, is a succession of easy reaches and cliches.

'Get Smart' misses it by a lot

June 19, 2008 |

And director Peter Segal ("Anger Management," "50 First Dates"), working with writers Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember, retains just enough elements of the 1960s TV series to tug at baby boomers' sense of nostalgia.

They've got charm, the rest is optional

June 27, 2006 |

But screenwriters Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember come up with some unexpected moves, unseen complications and comedy bits -- a few ridiculous, a few unnecessarily strenuous, but some genuinely funny.

Can?’t get your adult son to move out? Hire a charming woman to fall for him.

March 10, 2006 |

Directed by Tom Dey. ... But screenwriters Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember come up with some unexpected moves, unseen complications and comedy bits, a few ridiculous (otherwise harmless animals keep biting Tripp, ...