This enjoyable comedy about a summer vacation that changes a teenager’s life goes right to the front of the class as a charmer, representing a sparkling alternative to the bombast of the summer movie season.
This inventive and affable sequel to the 2010 original pretty much matches its predecessor’s charm and impact, not in originality perhaps but certainly in energy and execution.
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?
Steve Carell stars as a Las Vegas magician facing both personal and professional crises.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
Hope springs eternal in the critic’s breast, and sometimes that hope is not misplaced.
“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” starts out as an edgy, satirical black comedy, then becomes a quirky road flick, and eventually ends up a melancholy romantic drama. Not, as they say, that there’s anything wrong with that.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
It was gunfighters and extraterrestrials versus Smurfs battling for moviegoers at multiplexes over the weekend. Who finished first at the box office? Both.
Rated PG-13, “Crazy, Stupid, Love” is certainly less raunchy than most of its R-rated summer-comedy brethren, and has a sweetness at its core that renders us forgiving about its shortcomings and unfinished business.
What will moviegoers be looking forward to, flocking to, then fleeing from or returning to, on theatre screens between now and late August?
by KYW’s Bill Wine The meal referred to in the title is a soup-to-nuts affair; that is, soup will be served to a bunch of nuts.