Have you ever seen a movie SO bad you just can’t stop watching? Well… The Room (2003) written, starring and directed by Tommy Wiseau is just one of those films and it’s subject of the new feature, The Disaster Artist.
In the second episode of The GATE’s Media Box podcast, co-writers and co-directors Adam Goldberg and Seth Rogen talk about their new film, This Is The End; a look at what new shows are coming to television this fall; reviews of This Is The End, plus Oz the Great and Powerful and House of Cards on Blu-ray; an interview with Craig Olejnik and Ennis Esmer for the fourth season of The Listener; and ahead of North by Northeast this week in Toronto, an interview with director Jon Brewer for his documentary, B.B. King: The Life of Riley.
Like a lot of movies, 50/50 was not exactly what I expected based on the trailers I had seen. Newcomer Will Reiser wrote a script that I knew would be tough at times, but even though I was prepared for the fact that it was a drama about one man’s fight with cancer, I still expected the comedy elements to win out somehow.
This week’s new releases on Blu-ray and DVD include: Paul, the tongue-in-cheek alien comedy starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost; the animated Disney film, Mars Needs Moms; and the stoner comedy, Your Highness.
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.
Continuing last week’s void of new arrivals, this is yet another slow week for DVD and Blu-ray releases. Only two new arrivals land on home video today: Seth Rogen and Jay Chou star in the action-comedy, The Green Hornet; plus Vince Vaughn and Kevin James try to laugh it up in the weak Ron Howard comedy, The Dilemma.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star in the sci-fi comedy, Paul; Bradley Cooper unleashes the power of his mind in Limitless; and Matthew McConaughey plays cat and mouse against his own client in The Lincoln Lawyer.
This is another dismal winter weekend for movie buffs as only two new films open up in theatres. Opening this week, Seth Rogen and Jay Chou star in the action-comedy, The Green Hornet; plus Vince Vaughn and Kevin James try to laugh it up in the weak Ron Howard comedy, The Dilemma.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Matthew McConaughey plays a monumental jerk forced to change his ways in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, and Seth Rogen stars as a security guard looking for a future in Observe and Report. Plus, a look at the dramedy Lymelife, and Shaun of the Dead arrives on Blu-ray.
Blockbuster season is edging closer, but before it kicks off in earnest we’re getting a mild jump start with one of the first in a hand full of 3-D movies coming out this year, Monsters vs. Aliens. Aside from that family-friendly title, other new releases include the horror film The Haunting in Connecticut, and the action-thriller, 12 Rounds.