Toronto International Film Festival Wrap Up: Part 3 – The Cold

THE UNKNOWN KNOWN | ©2013 Weinstein Company

It’s time to conclude what happened at the Toronto International Film Festival by dividing up the films into three categories. So here are the winners, losers and something in-between so just for fun I’ve broken them down into buzz terms, HOT, WARM and COLD. Part 3: THE COLD (BUZZ+CRITICAL REACTION+AUDIENCE COMMENTS) YOU ARE HERE Road trip comedy drama with Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis CONSENSUS: Writer/director Matthew Weiner’s surprising limp big screen debut. The leads are irritating, the plot so-so, the overall effect dull. Maybe Weiner just too tired after obsessing over every MAD MAN detail. Would make a good […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE HANGOVER PART III

THE HANGOVER III movie poster | ©2013 Warner Bros.

Rating: R Stars: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Ken Jeong, Justin Bartha, John Goodman, Melissa McCarthy Writers: Todd Phillips & Craig Mazin, based on characters created by Jon Lucas & Scott Moore Director: Todd Phillips Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: May 23, 2013 Back in 2009, THE HANGOVER – a comedy about a Vegas bachelor party gone astoundingly wrong – was a surprise hit. The movie was actually hysterically funny, because two of the main characters were desperately trying to figure out how they got into such dire straits, and the third had levels of strangeness that were only […]Read On »

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PIRANHA 3DD Highlights this week in Blu-ray and DVD Releases

PIRANHA 3DD | (c) 2012 Weinstein Company

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies: PIRANHA 3DD – I will be honest (as I am usually in this column, maybe too much for some of you), I totally loved the first PIRANHA. Now, it wasn’t because I got to interview the entire cast and get this-close to Kelly Brook. OK, I lied […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the PUSS IN BOOTS Los Angeles Premiere

Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, and Puss In Boots at the Los Angeles Premiere of PUSS IN BOOTS | ©2011 Sue Schneider

DreamWorks Animation held the Los Angeles Premiere of PUSS IN BOOTS on October 23rd at the Regency Theater in Westwood. Closing the street where the theater is located, the “beige” carpet, had backdrops that looked like sets from the film. Costumed PUSS IN BOOTS and Kitty Softpaws walked the carpet, plus before the premiere started Spanish dancers came down the carpet. Fans lined the street to see the stars and guests that attended this early Sunday morning premiere. Seen walking the carpet were the stars of the film, which included: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy […]Read On »

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Movie Review: PUSS IN BOOTS

PUSS IN BOOTS movie poster | ©2011 Dreamworks Animation/Paramount Pictures

Rating: PG Stars (voices): Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Constance Marie Writers: David H. Steinberg, Tom Wheeler, Jon Zack, Brian Lynch, based on the story by Charles Perrault Director: Chris Miller Distributor: Paramount/DreamWorks Animation Release Date: October 28, 2011 PUSS IN BOOTS is aimed squarely at everyone who grinned when Antonio Banderas turned up as the voice of the Zorro-like cat in SHREK 2 and stuck around for the sequels. PUSS is actually a prequel to SHREK et al, providing a back story for its furry orange hero. Although the new movie borrows a […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos: From THE HANGOVER PART II Los Angeles Premiere

Bradley Cooper at the Los Angeles premiere of THE HANGOVER PART II | ©2011 Sue Schneider

Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures, A Green Hat Films Production presented the Los Angeles Premiere of THE HANGOVER PART II on May 19th at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Hollywood Boulevard was closed between Highland and Orange to accommodate the fans, and all the press. The “black carpet” had HANGOVER printed on it and where I was standing they had big red letters stating the same. In THE HANGOVER PART II, Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu’s wedding. Stu remembers the disastrous bachelor […]Read On »

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