Monthly Archives: June 2011

My Six-Year-Old Nephew Explains Transformers 1 & 2 To Me

If you’re like me, you get a kick out of watching giant robots beat the ball-bearings outta each other in the Transformers movies, but have trouble keeping track of who’s who and why they’re always robo-wrasslin’. So to prepare for … Continue reading

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Movie Trailer: Our Idiot Brother, Starring Paul Rudd

Would you just look at that face? That hair? Those Crocs? For the first time in a long time, my #1 celebrity crush has taken on a leading role that is very much against type. Instead of the earnest, straight-laced … Continue reading

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Yay, Nay, or Maybe: Toy Story 4?

During the publicity ramp-up to this week’s Larry Crowne, Tom Hanks casually mentioned that yes, he thinks Pixar is working on a Toy Story 4. Mind you, we’re talking press tour–actors say lots of things during them, mostly because us … Continue reading

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Movie Trailer: Killer Elite, Starring Jason Statham, Robert De Niro, and Clive Owen’s Mustache

While watching the trailer for Killer Elite (which is, as you’ll soon see, not a remake of 1975′s The Killer Elite starring James Caan and Robert Duvall), two thoughts kept running through my head: 1) Why did they ruin Clive … Continue reading

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Interview: Barney’s Version Director Richard J. Lewis

An overlooked gem from last winter, Barney’s Version is a delightful and often moving adaptation of the late Canadian author Mordecai Richler’s picaresque 1997 novel. (Previous Richler novels adapted to film include The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz with Richard Dreyfus and Joshua … Continue reading

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