CHICAGO – “Drinking Buddies” director Joe Swanberg’s latest release of the same star wattage is “Happy Christmas,” an even lower-fi story than the Olivia Wilde beer comedy, steered even more by the casting that it was able to assemble. However, with this movie Swanberg doesn’t so much worry about having a story that could be confused with a more mainstream romantic comedy if it were to have a bigger budget.
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CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs to the hilarious Showtime comedy “All Star Comedy Jam,” which is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Directed by Leslie Small, this also features Shaquille O’Neal, Shaunie O’Neal, DeRay Davis, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Hart and Aries Spears. The DVD’s street date is Sept. 8, 2009.