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    Film Review: ‘The Trip to Greece’ Concludes a Ten-Year Odyssey With Surprising Pathos

    Michael Winterbottom’s “The Trip to Greece“ serves as the grand denouement of the four-part traveling mockumentary series. Judging by Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s politically incorrect banter and blatant gawking at women two decades or more, their junior, 2020 really is the time to make a graceful exit. That isn’t to say the duo’s last […] More

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    WATCH: Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan Are Back in ‘The Trip to Greece’ Trailer

    IFC Films has released the trailer for “The Trip to Greece,” the latest in “The Trip” series which stars Academy Award nominee Steve Coogan (“Philomena“) and Rob Brydon embarking on a luxurious adventure across Greece. The series also titled “The Trip to Greece” aired last month in the UK and has been edited into this […] More

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    OSCARS: Stephan James to Campaign in LEAD for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ While Other Studio Placements Are Still in Question

    OSCAR CIRCUIT: In a year that continues to throw curveballs in the form of contenders and category placements, another one has solidified in the correct direction.  Confirmed by the awards team behind Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk,” star Stephan James will mount an Oscar campaign in Lead Actor while his co-star Kiki Layne […] More

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    Watch: ‘Stan & Ollie’ Brings John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan Into the Oscar Race

    There’ s little doubt that Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are two iconic comedy forces, decades after their heyday. The two were early pioneers in slapstick comedy and quickly found a worldwide audience through the movies. In the past few weeks, a lot has been made about the release of “Stan & Ollie,” a film based on one […] More

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    TIFF: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘Stan and Ollie’ with Reilly and Coogan

    According to Deadline, we have our first sale of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and it could shake up the Oscars in a big way. Sony Pictures Classics made a move today to acquire “Stan & Ollie” from director Jon S. Baird. The story follows the iconic duo Laurel and Hardy, two of vaudeville’s and early cinema’s greatest […] More

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    John C. Reilly & Steve Coogan’s ‘Stan & Ollie’ to Close London Film Festival

    The festival season always seems to bring at least one surprise contender to the forefront. Last year, “I, Tonya” quickly grew in popularity after it’s debut at TIFF. It went on to win Allison Janney her first Oscar. The year before, “Moonlight” became a surprise hit, helping catapult the film towards Best Picture. With the festivals about […] More

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    Berlinale Review: Steve Coogan’s Career-Best Performance Saves ‘The Dinner’ From Falling Apart

    2017 Berlin International Film Festival: Writer and director Oren Moverman is no stranger to intense subject matters. The Tel Aviv, Israel native was the mastermind behind “The Messenger,” a film which catapulted Ben Foster into superstardom, about the men in the United States military who are assigned to give the unfortunate news of soldiers’ deaths to their families. […] More

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    eOne Lands Biopic ‘Stan & Ollie’ Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly

    Entertainment One (eOne) is set to co-finance with BBC Films on upcoming biopic “Stan & Ollie.” Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star in the film, which is being produced by Fable Pictures and Sonesta Films. The film, which was announced last month, is an “emotional tribute to two of the funniest men in movie […] More

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    The Trip to Italy (★★★½)

    It’s entirely possible that Michael Winterbottom’s The Trip to Italy is the most gorgeous looking comedy to ever exist. With stellar shots of the various vistas, restaurants, seaside villas, and popular locales that make up the country of Italy, you can’t help but feel as though you’ve been granted a full-access pass to “la dolce […] More

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    Weekend Openings — (April 4 – April 6)

    What do movie theaters have to offer this weekend? Captain America: The Winter Soldier Chris Evans is back as superhero Captain America in the sequel to Marvel’s Captain America: The First Avenger. Verdict? Reviews have been stellar, which, to be frankly honest, surprised me. Nevertheless, Marvel fans will love it. See it. Alan Partridge (limited) […] More

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