All posts tagged "Seth Rogen"

  • Watch the First Trailer for ‘The Interview’ with Seth Rogen and James Franco

    After showing that he could direct (or at least co-direct) last year with This is the End, Seth Rogen is back with his partner Evan...

  • Neighbors (★★★)

    There haven’t been too many overtly hilarious comedies so far in 2014, but we’ve finally got one with Neighbors. Director Nicholas Stoller isn’t particularly aiming...

  • ’50/50′ Trio – Gordon-Levitt, Rogen, and Jonathan Levine To Reunite

    One of my favorite films of 2011 was the cancer comedy 50/50. I’d already been a fan of director Jonathan Levine from his last film...

  • Watch the First Trailer for ‘Neighbors’ starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron

    It’s been a running joke from SXSW on the podcast about Zac Efron being the best actor, but it seems like he is starting to...

  • Ten Best Studio Films – The Weinstein Company

    Continuing the Best Films by the Studios Series. The Weinstein Company, the name that’s synonymous with Oscar-bait projects that gathers excitement from awards lovers everywhere...

  • This is the End (***½)

    Most of the time when discussing actors who make the transition to directing, writers like myself tend to focus on the dramas that the actors...

  • Weekend Openings: (12/19-12/21)

    Having emerged as somewhat of the frontrunner in the awards race in recent weeks, Zero Dark Thirty opens to special limited engagements this week before...

  • The Guilt Trip (**½)

    I’m sure I’m hardly the only one who never expected to see Seth Rogen and Barbara Streisand share the silver screen, but that’s just what...

  • This is 40 (***)

    Something has happened to Judd Apatow since he busted onto the scene with The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005).  Apatow has never had a real...

  • Snippet Reviews

    Cloud Atlas (***½) Simply put, Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas is an allegory about love, freedom, and the connectivity of the human...

  • Script Review: This is 40

    Once upon a time at The Awards Circuit (and even before then when we were still called The Oscar Igloo) we put out Script Reviews...

  • Ten Films by Ten Women Directors

    With the upcoming DVD/Blu-ray release of Sarah Polley’s second directorial feature, Take This Waltz, the Canadian-born writer/director builds upon the promising foundation of her filmmaking...

  • For a Good Time, Call… (**½)

    Despite an intriguing hook and certain scenes that suggest a zany potential, the raunchy female-centric comedy ‘For a Good Time, Call…’ can’t manage to be...

  • Oscar Circuit: “It’s the time of the season”

    The second half of the year is upon us.  The race is about to heat up with big Oscar hopefuls coming down the pike.  Our...

  • The Watch (**)

    A nightwatchman gets skinned alive and obliterated at a Costco in a suburban town and store manager Evan (Ben Stiller) assembles a neighborhood watch group...

  • Take this Waltz (**)

    Sarah Polley’s first feature film as a director, Away from Her (2007) was an extraordinary work, a startling love story but also a brilliant character...

  • Take This Waltz (***½)

    Actress-turned-filmmaker Sarah Polley continues to explore love in a very unique way with the romantic drama ‘Take This Waltz’, a tremendously acted and emotionally wrenching...

  • Awards Circuit Episode 7: Money Makers, 2002, and ACCA Winners

    Welcome back to the Awards Circuit Power Hour! Here’s the agenda and give it a listen: Happy Birthday – Emma Thompson, Emma Watson, Seth Rogen...

  • Take This Waltz gets a new Trailer!

    One of last year’s potential Oscar contenders that got pushed out of the race to this year was Sarah Polley’s film ‘Take This Waltz’. It...

  • Blu-Ray Review: 50/50

    50/50   Rating: R for language throughout, sexual content, and some drug use. Running Time: 99 Minutes Studio: Summit Entertainment Release Date: January 24, 2012...

  • Seth Rogen will Host the Spirit Awards!

    I’m always a big fan of the Independent Spirit Awards, especially since their host usually gets to have more fun than most.  This year should...

  • 50/50 (****)

    Stricken with a shocking, confounding, and life-threatening cancer diagnosis, 27-year old Adam Lerner (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is forced to deal with realities he never could have...

  • John’s TIFF Diary: Day Six

    There is cancer in my house, the bad kind: brain cancer.  It is incurable.  This cancer just sits, ever growing, hiding in the recesses of...

  • John’s TIFF Diary: Day Four

    Sunday was a day of disappointments at the festival.  I mean serious letdowns, folks: one from a promising young lady experiencing a sophomore slump, the...

  • Paul (***)

    The funniest movie of 2011 so far, Paul is an extraterrestrial/road trip comedy that knows how to tickle the funny bone.  It’s not exactly hilarious,...