Tag: rose byrne

New Trailer: I Love You, Daddy – Official Trailer #1

I LOVE YOU, DADDY Synopsis: TV producer Glen Topher is a divorced dad whose teenage daughter China is living with him during her senior year. Glen takes China to a Hollywood party where he meets his idol Leslie Goodwin, the auteur who inspired his career. During the evening, the gossip about Goodwin’s preference for underage girls begins to look plausible to Glen when the … Read More New Trailer: I Love You, Daddy – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Peter Rabbit – Official Trailer #1

PETER RABBIT Synopsis: Peter Rabbit’s feud with Mr. McGregor reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. Starring: James Corden, Margot Robbie, Daisy Ridley and Elizabeth Debicki, and live-action roles played by Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne and Sam Neill Directed By: Will Gluck Based On: “Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter Release Date: February 9, 2018 Studio: … Read More New Trailer: Peter Rabbit – Official Trailer #1

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Oscars Watch: 2015 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road”      (runner-up: “The Martian”) Best Directing: George Miller – “Mad Max: Fury Road”     (runner-up: Ridley Scott – “The Martian”) Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant”    (runner-up: Matt Damon – “The Martian”) Best Actress: Brie Larson – “Room”     (runner-up: Saoirse Ronan – “Brooklyn”) Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone – “Creed”     (runner-up: Oscar Isaac – “Ex Machina”) Best Supporting Actress: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

Quick Review: Neighbors (2014)

NEIGHBORS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 23, 2014 Unlike Adam Sandler, who, as he has gotten older, has gone from raunchy comedies to watered-down family comedies, Seth Rogen continues to take steps deeper and deeper into the world of dirty comedies. As Mac, who is a loving husband to Kelly (Rose Byrne) and caring father to their baby, Rogen pulls off this nice balance between a … Read More Quick Review: Neighbors (2014)

Quick Review: I Give It A Year (2013)

I GIVE IT A YEAR BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 24, 2013 A British romantic comedy meets humor the likes of “The Office,” the phoned-in “I Give It A Year” stars a welcoming cast with nothing to show for it. Rose Byrne, Anna Faris, and Simon Baker lead this strange rigamarole of a comedy, where Nat (Byrne) and Josh (Rafe Spall) fall in love and get … Read More Quick Review: I Give It A Year (2013)

Quick Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 18, 2013 James Wan leads yet another subtle throwback to classic horror with “Insidious: Chapter 2,” masterfully building off the original with more jolting scares and creepy characters, while revisiting many of the same ideas touched on in the original, and thus expanding them, especially in regards to “The Further.” Patrick Wilson dives headfirst into his character, Josh, … Read More Quick Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Quick Review: Insidious (2011)

INSIDIOUS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 15, 2013 In a throwback to old horror, “Insidious” dodges the cheap thrills of modern horror and delves into what disturbs audiences. Quick camera cuts, well constructed audio designs, and a chilling story are enough to cause constant spooks throughout the film. The last portion of the film, set in “another world,” I could have done without, but I appreciate … Read More Quick Review: Insidious (2011)

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One Minute Review: 28 Weeks Later (2007)

Release Date May 11, 2007 Director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Screenplay Rowan Joffé Juan Carlos Fresnadillo E. L. Lavigne Jesus Olmo Distributed By 20th Century Fox Budget $15 million Drama, Horror, Science Fiction Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and some sexuality/nudity 100 minutes 28 Weeks Later Lacking the originality and ingenuity of “28 Days Later”, as suspected, “28 Weeks Later” is not … Read More One Minute Review: 28 Weeks Later (2007)

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Proof Review: Bridesmaids (2011)

Release Date May 13, 2011 Director Paul Feig Screenplay Annie Mumolo Kristen Wiig Distributed By Universal Pictures Budget $32.5 million Comedy, Romance Rated R for some strong sexuality and language throughout 125 minutes Bridesmaids Truth be told, I was not a huge fan of Bridesmaids after my initial viewing. Partial blame rests on the hype that surrounded the film after its opening weekend. Billed … Read More Proof Review: Bridesmaids (2011)