CD Review: MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS soundtrack

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS soundtrack | ©2011 Varese Sarabande Records

Ever since Mark Waters launched Rolfe Kent as the king of comedy scoring quirk with HOUSE OF YES, the two have oft-times been rumbling in the jungle with FREAKY FRIDAY, JUST LIKE HEAVEN, GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST and MEAN GIRLS. Even when the subject didn’t seem to call for it, Kent’s uniquely eccentric love of ethnic instruments and seemingly incompatible musical approaches have always added new layers of subtext to his movies, especially when it came to chants and drums turning high schoolers into vicious predators prowling the cafeteria savannah. Now Waters and Kent get the real, feathered deal as […]Read On »

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Exclusive: Photos from MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS Los Angeles Premiere

Jim Carrey at the Los Angeles premiere of MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS | ©2011 Sue Schneider

20th Century Fox held the Los Angeles Premiere of MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS on June 12th, at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Along with a “white” carpet with MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS written on it, there was loads of cotton to make it look like snow drifts and snow blowing (actually it was soap suds) as the stars walked down the carpet at the start of the premiere. They had built a pen by the doors of the theatre to house the Penguins, who actually walked the whole length of the carpet. This live-action comedy stars Jim Carrey, who chilly relationship […]Read On »

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Interview: SUCKER PUNCH star Carla Gugino on CALIFORNICATION

Carla Gugino in CALIFORNICATION - Season 4 |©2011 Showtime/Jordin Althaus

On Showtime’s CALIFORNICATION, now in its fourth season on Sunday nights, David Duchovny stars as writer Hank Moody, who has an on-again, off-again relationship with his wife (Natascha McElhone), a strained bond with his teenaged daughter (Madelein Martin) and a continual urge to perform the title activity. This year, actress Carla Gugino joined the cast as Abby Rhodes, who starts out representing Hank professionally and becomes involved with him personally. Gugino talks to us about playing Abby, as well as the long list of feature films she’s in that are coming out this year including this weekend’s SUCKER PUNCH. ASSIGNMENT […]Read On »

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