It gets points for originality and daring before the first credit rolls. But that wouldn’t mean a thing if it weren’t also amusing. Which it is and then some.
What do moviegoers have to look forward to (or, perhaps, in some cases, dread) through the rest of May and into June, July, and August?
A dialed-down Seth Rogen almost but not quite plays straight man to Barbra Streisand, but the more important element here is that the two have a largely convincing mother-son chemistry.
For moviegoers, December means the climax to the year’s big-screen release schedule is now upon us.
On its surface (and a sexy and sassy surface it is!), “For a Good Time, Call…” is a raunchy comedy about phone sex.
Here’s a movie with the kind of 3-D that actually goes somewhere, one that doesn’t feature plastic characters or call for plastic glasses.
The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.
This sequel may not quite ascend to the same heights of humor, charm, action, and drama as the original, but it still proves to be an entertaining and worthwhile second helping.
What will moviegoers be looking forward to, flocking to, then fleeing from or returning to, on theatre screens between now and late August?
Geeky, cheeky, sneaky, and freaky, “Paul” is a gigglefest for sci-fi-romaniacs.
The Green Hornet, the comedic superhero thriller starring and written by Seth Rogen, finished first and scared up an estimated $34 million worth of green.
He’s a hornet without much of a sting, but at least he’s gone green. And tongue-in-cheek.