Hillbilly Elegy, director Ron Howard’s latest and most blatant stab at dramatic Oscar glory in a decade, is an objectionable, polished, sanitized take on important subject matter
Brash, complicated, and somewhat of a gorgeous mess, Vice, Adam McKay’s pointed critique and chronicle of the career of American politician Dick Cheney moves like an eighteen wheeler barrelling down a hillside with no breaks.
The 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, took over the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood Sunday, February 24, with the usual huge lineup of celebrities and filmmaking superpowers.
The trailer for the film may be called Green With Envy over on YouTube, where they’ve even set up an account for the film, but as we suggested last week, this is definitely not just an average romantic comedy starring Amy Adams and Jason Segel–it’s actually the trailer for The Muppets.
The first official teaser poster for the upcoming movie, The Muppets, which opens November 23, 2011. Catch the trailer ahead of Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides this weekend.
New releases on DVD and Blu-ray this week include: Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter, starring Matt Damon and Cécile De France; The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Academy Award winners Christian Bale and Melissa Leo; and The Switch, with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman.
Hollywood rolled out the limousines, champagne, and all of their A-listers as the 83rd Academy Awards took over the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the annual cinematic schmooze-fest.
Happy 2010, everyone, and welcome to a brand new year at the movies. New this week in theatres, Ethan Hawke stars as a remorseful vampire in the action-horror hybrid, Daybreakers. Also in theatres, Michael Cera stars in the adaptation of C. D. Payne’s famed novel, Youth In Revolt; while Amy Adams and Matthew Goode lead the romantic comedy, Leap Year.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince debuts just in time to make onto your holiday shopping lists; Johnny Depp stars as bank robber John Dillinger in Public Enemies; plus a look at Julie & Julia, The Cove, and the fifth season of Lost.
New arrivals this week include McG’s apocalyptic killer robot extravaganza, Terminator Salvation; the family comedy Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian starring Ben Stiller; Shout! Factory’s latest collection, Mystery Science Theater 3000: XVI; and Paper Heart stars Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera in documentary-style comedy about love.