The high concept “based on a true story” comedy Tag starts off refreshingly like a more genteel and heartfelt reworking of The Hangover, but gradually the film’s manic energy, goodwill, and creativity starts getting chipped away thanks to an emerging mean streak that threatens to derail everything likable.
We catch up with director, animator, and Toronto native David Soren to talk about his adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s beloved, childish creations in DreamWorks’ Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.
May 27th is the weekend of twos. Opening in theatres, The Hangover Part II heads to Thailand for another memorable night with Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis; plus Jack Black and Angelina Jolie star in the animated sequel, Kung Fu Panda 2.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray: blood flies and the Nazis get their due in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds; a bachelor party in Las Vegas goes hilariously wrong in The Hangover; plus a look at The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, G-Force, and Taking Woodstock.
Opening in theatres this week, a group of guys throw the wildest bachelor party ever and now they just have to remember what happened and where the groom went in The Hangover. Also out this week, Will Ferrell stars in the action comedy Land of the Lost, and Nia Vardalos stars in the romantic comedy, My Life In Ruins.