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Steven Spielberg was inspired by Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation. Ben Affleck was provoked by a Middle Eastern hostage tale. Adam Pesapane wanted to transform a hand grenade into an avocado. All three directors will walk the red carpet...
Channel Guide MagazineSome people are fond of saying that age is just a number. But for some couples, age just makes you numb. This is essentially the starting point of director David Frankel’s film Hope Springs, written by Vanessa Taylor (Game of Thrones), about a long-...
As her three Oscars (to date) attest, Meryl Streep is typically excellent, but some of her most interesting work comes from her pairings with other distinctive talents. She has one in this comedy thanks to fellow Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones, as they...
Fox 5 San Diego staffA friend of mine had seen this movie before me and said “I really didn’t need to see Meryl Streep have an orgasm.” I immediately yelled, “Hey! Spoiler alert here! I haven’t seen it yet.” I missed the press screening...
** (out of four) Is it asking too much that a movie about a married couple trying to recapture the spark avoid something as obvious as Al Green's “Let's Stay Together?” Apparently. “Hope Springs” has no interest in surprise or...
Tags: Al Green, Steve Carell, Marriage, Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones
Their kids up and grown, Kay and Arnold Soames, of Omaha, have been married 31 years. Kay, a retail shop worker played by Meryl Streep, has begun to count the hours within those years. Their rut, not uncomfortable but not letting in much light, grows a...
May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
Zap2ItBird-watching may not seem like the most involving subject for a comedy, and ... well, this movie proves it isn't, though director David Frankel ("The Devil Wears Prada") assembles an all-star trio for it. Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson play...
24 FramesWhy so many movies that would never pass the Hollywood box-office smell test still get made....
SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
The Three Musketeers in 2-D and 3-D Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson are the titular trio, made a quartet by the addition of the hot-headed D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) and facing off against baddies played by Christoph Waltz and Orlando...
Tags: Kidnapping, Zoe Saldana, J.K. Rowling , Brad Pitt, Elections
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“The Big Year” is a comedy about competitive bird-watching. It stars three of the biggest stars from two generations of screen comedy — Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black. So there's little time for waxing poetic about our...
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