Caustically witty and masterfully performed, the costume satire The Favourite elevates the art of backstabbing and social climbing into a twisted artform.
Oscar gold or not, Alejandro González Iñárritu is an incredible director. He is a visceral, ingenious artist with a strong vision and voice, both in terms of his direction and style, and his scripts.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a perfect example of why movie ratings are sometimes useless concepts when applied to the real world where films are rarely easy to summarize with one little number. Is it a good film or not? That depends on a lot of things, including how much you enjoyed the original Spider-Man films.
The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced on January 10, and it’s looking like a big year for director Steven Spielberg and his film Lincoln, which walked away with 12 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Actor, and Director.
Lazy Friday News: Beatles demo resurfaces, Emma Stone sex tape, Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’, Chevy Chase leaves ‘Community’
Lazy Friday News is a weekly round-up of stories from across the spectrum of entertainment, or whatever happens to tickle my funny bone. This week: the first demo from The Beatles has resurfaced after 50 years; Emma Stone may have a sex tape out there somewhere; Judd Apatow’s 22-year-old Simpsons script is finally being made; $299 could earn you a celebrity voicemail message; Chevy Chase is walking away from Community; and expect the next Riddick film to come with a hard-R rating.
Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari try to stay alive and rob a bank this weekend in the action-comedy, 30 Minutes Or Less; a new gang of pretty young 20-somethings take on death in the latest from the horror franchise, Final Destination 5; plus I take a look at The Help and Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.
Columbia Pictures has released the first image of Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man in Marc Webb’s reboot of the Marvel superhero franchise, and while it still begs to be seen how he will perform, there’s no question that the young star looks the part.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, just in time for Christmas: Emma Stone stars in the high school comedy, Easy A; Seth MacFarlane leads another Star Wars parody in Family Guy: It’s a Trap; plus a look at Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.
Opening this week at theatres across the country: Ben Affleck stars and directs the heist-thriller, The Town; Emma Stone lends her charm to the high school comedy, Easy A; plus a look at the animated Alpha And Omega, and the horror film, Devil.
Rising star Emma Stone, director Will Gluck, and co-star Penn Badgley dropped by the Isabel Bader Theater for an opportunity to meet with fans during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival where they debuted the teen comedy Easy A.