Two years ago, their movie won Best Picture. Last year, their follow-up starred Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton and John Malkovich. This year, the Coen brothers’ latest film – A Serious Man – stars no big-name movies whatsoever. It’s also one of their funniest films yet. Read the rest of the A Serious Man […]
Ashton Kutcher may have four million followers on Twitter, but that alleged popularity didn’t transfer into box office dollars as his latest film, an R-rated sex drama titled Spread, garnered less than a million dollars, albeit in a very limited release. The movie, coming to DVD and Blu-Ray this Tuesday, is surprisingly decent, but “decent” […]
From the writer and director of The Foot Fist Way comes Observe and Report, a dark and surprisingly disturbing comedy starring Seth Rogen in a role that’s considerably different than anything he’s played before. The result: a love-it-or-hate-it film that doesn’t always hit the right notes but is still consistently entertaining. View the rest of […]
Why am I promoting Gossip Girl? I’ve never watched an episode of the show before, nor does it really ever interest me. Well, usually, anyway. But I recommend that you all get your friends and family members together, from the little kiddies to the great grandparents, and sit down for a nice, wholesome night of […]
Can you believe it’s November already? I can’t believe it’s November already. October flew by like a house on balloons, and now it’s the all-important time of year where the holiday decorations come out and the movies start vying for the oh-so-coveted end-of-year awards. Practically a shoe-in for Best Animated Picture of 2009, and perhaps […]
Chris Columbus, how hard we fall. Since directing Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the director has provided audiences with two brain-numbing pictures: the adaptation of the musical Rent and this year’s atrocity, I Love You, Beth Cooper. Based on the novel by Larry Doyle, who subjected audiences to the Ben Stiller travesty that […]
American Pie is returning with yet another direct-to-DVD movie, this one called American Pie: The Book of Love. Eugene Levy once again shows up to make some money. The movie arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray just in time for Christmas, on December 22, 2009. They just keep getting better and better, don’t they?
John Goodman are back and Billy Crystal are back… on Blu-Ray! OK, so Monsters, Inc.‘s release on Blu-Ray isn’t that exciting since we’ve now determined that it really isn’t worth upgrading from DVD to Blu-Ray, but at least be excited that the beloved Disney-Pixar movie now comes with some great new special features. And some […]
It was a relatively slow news week in the world of movies, but I managed to pull a few nuggets from the last week. Here they are: Sacha Boren Cohen has started his own production company to do two more films, but they won’t be in the style of Borat and Bruno. After Bruno, all […]
From Grant Heslov, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s awesome sidekick in True Lies and yes, also George Clooney’s producing and writing collaborator (on such films as Leatherheads and Good Night and Good Luck) comes The Men Who Stare At Goats, which stars none other than Clooney as the psychic soldier Lynn Cassady. View this The Men Who Stare […]
Surprise! It’s Matthew McConaughey! In a romantic comedy! Surprise! Yes, the McConaughey is back with another predictable romantic comedy, this one starring Jennifer Garner. Thankfully, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past has a funny enough premise that it can at least somewhat make up for its clichÃ© pitfalls. View this Ghosts of Girlfriends Past movie review at […]
Here’s a recap of the latest movie news from the last week: Robert Zemeckis announced that a script, by the original writers, is in the works for Roger Rabbit 2. Ironically, a movie that stars a cartoon may be his first movie in a long while to feature live-action actors. Eduardo Sanchez announced some troubling […]
Just when you thought Battlestar Galactica was over, it starts all over again with Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, which looks back at the nuclear assault on Caprica and the months that followed from the Cylons’ point of view. The return to the beloved series, however, is not as incredible as you’d expect.
Ellie, Diego, John Leguizamo, Manny and the rest are back in Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, but hold the celebration: the movie is the weakest of the franchise, and that’s saying something when the franchise has never been very good to begin with. I’ve never understood why the Ice Age movies have been so […]
It’s already the end of October, which means that the studio films aiming for Oscar glory are beginning to trickle into theaters. The first major film of the season to have much promise is Amelia, about the short-lived life of famous female pilot Amelia Earhart. The tragic tale seemed destined for greatness, if only for […]