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Daily Archives: May 2, 2013
“Girl Most Likely” has a suicidal Kristen Wiig (she’s been dumped) “sentenced” to moving back in with her too-hip mlom (Annette Bening). Matt Dillon, Darren Criss. A couple of laughs in the trailer. Promising? Mid-July release.
Deadline is reporting that Stephen King has optioned “Joyland”, his latest, to “The Help” director Tate Taylor. Like “The Help,” “Joyland” is a period piece, as are a number of King books. It will be published next month. The plot … Continue reading
An action comedy about teenage assassins? Kind of ups the ante on the phrase “mean girls,” no? Saoirse Ronan is at home in action, Alexis Bledel figures out how to hold a gun. Dark, fantastical, a bit daft. Just judging … Continue reading
It was the Medieval sword and arrows and mounted knights fight that was preceded by Henry V’s “St. Crispin’s Day” speech. At least in Shakespeare. Michael Mann would like to do something a tad more historical, and almost certainly less … Continue reading
It covers an entire city block of New York’s Fifth Avenue, a Dover marble and bronze citadel of consumption at its most conspicuous. Bergdorf Goodman is shopping at its highest end, a fashion arbiter at the oh-so-exclusive retail level, the … Continue reading
This project — based on a Seth Grahame-Smith novel — just will not die. Perhaps fittingly. Yeah, it seems a silly stretch of genre benders, and even the fact that it was based on a successful book has not been … Continue reading