Review Roundup: 'This Is the End' Is the Best-Reviewed Comedy of the Year
It's been a lackluster year for mainstream comedies, but it looks like Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's directorial debut, This Is The End, is breaking that pattern by actually receiving positive reviews. The movie opens today, starring Rogen, James Franco, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride... [Read More]
Jim Carrey and Owen Wilson to join forces in new comedy
With Owen Wilson’s The Internship fresh in theaters, the popular actor has signed on to co-star along side comedic legend, Jim Carrey in an action comedy. The forthcoming comedy made its rounds through Hollywood under the title Loomis Fargo, however the flick is said to be currently untitled. ... [Read More]
Kevin Hart and Josh Gad Are Making a Buddy Movie Together
Actors Kevin Hart (Think Like a Man) and Josh Gad (1600 Penn) are gearing up to star in a movie together, reports THR. The untitled film was written by Jeremy Garelick and Jay Lavender, who wrote�The Break-Up�together, and Lavender will be making his directorial debut. In the movie, Gad pl... [Read More]
‘The Internship’ pulls mild response from box office and critics
Google is probably used to better launches than the response from the 90-minute feature film ad, The Internship. Reuniting Wedding Crasher’s Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, the comedy flick had little box office flare gaining only $18.1 million in its opening weekend – fourth place among m... [Read More]
A look back at Richard Pryor: “Omit the Logic”
Ask most comedians today who they love and loved watching perform, and Richard Pryor's name is more likely than not to make the cut as one of the top two influencers for a generation of stand-ups. That's the sense you'll get at the start of watching ... [Read More]
Tribeca Film Festival Q&A: Whoopi Goldberg on Moms Mabley
In an interview at the Tribeca Film Festival ahead of her film’s premiere, Ms. Goldberg spoke about how she first discovered Moms Mabley, the influence Ms. Mabley had on her career, and what a filmmaker does when there’s very little footage of her subject. [Read More]
Watch Louis C.K. and Nick Offerman in an Old Movie Together ("Tuna")
Here's an independent movie called Tuna from 2000 that the writer just uploaded to YouTube in its entirety. It stars Louis C.K., Nick Offerman, Jon Glaser, and a 4-year-old Angus T. Jones (he was a quarter of a man at the time). Writer Adam DeCoster put the movie on YouTube this week. It was direct... [Read More]