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Trailer: The Five-Year Engagement

— by ALEXA MILAN — When most romantic comedies draw to a close, the couple at the heart of the story rides off into the sunset to live happily after. But as anyone who has ever planned a wedding can attest, life goes on, and the trip down the aisle is rarely so smooth sailing. […][...]

Review: Following Chase

— by ALEXA MILAN — Fear. Isolation. A high stakes mission and a wounded friend. It’s the principle dilemma at the heart of many a war movie, and it’s the central conflict in the latest short film from director Greg Koorhan, with a twist. “Following Chase” is Koorh[...]

Review: Any Day Now

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s a period that everyone has gone through, or will go through, at some point in their lives. That time of transition when you’re no longer a student, you’re trying to navigate through the real world, but you’re not entirely sure where your li[...]

SATC Prequel Casts Its Carrie Bradshaw

— by ALEXA MILAN — The CW’s “Sex and the City” prequel has found its young Carrie Bradshaw. Eighteen-year-old AnnaSophia Robb has been cast as the titular character in “The Carrie Diaries,” a pilot based on Candace Bushnell’s novel[...]

Trailer: Any Day Now

— by ALEXA MILAN — Everyone has had that moment of transition, as they grow into an adult and struggle to discover their path in life. Moving to a new place, breaking into a new career, leaving your old life behind. Writer/director Matt Jay explores those quarterlife changes in “An[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Jeff Who Lives at Home’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Jason Segel and Ed Helms have led parallel career paths in a lot of ways. They’re both small screen stars who have been industry mainstays for years, but their stars have been steadily rising since they broke out on the big screen a few years ago (Segel with 2008[...]

CW Orders Pilot for ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel

— by ALEXA MILAN — Despite the less than stellar box office performance of “Sex and the City 2,” it seems the franchise about fashion-savvy sex and relationship columnist Carrie Bradshaw will live on. The series may continue on the small screen chronicling[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s difficult to believe “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” was released more than a decade ago now; 10 years since we were first introduced to director Peter Jackson’s vision of J.R.R. Tolkien’s rich fantasy world. And a[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Prometheus’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Awards season has barely begun, but it isn’t too early to start thinking about 2012’s summer blockbusters. Especially when said blockbusters look as epic as “Prometheus,” director Ridley Scott’s next foray into sci-fi. According to the off[...]

Netflix Grabs Rights to New ‘Arrested Development’ Episodes

— by ALEXA MILAN — Practically ever since “Arrested Development” ended its three-season run on FOX in 2006, the cast and crew have kept the rumor mill churning about a possible big screen continuation. Now after more than five years, fans finally have some concrete news that [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Wanderlust’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Between “Wet Hot American Summer” and “Role Models,” actor Paul Rudd and writer/director David Wain have proven they’re adept at R-rated comedy hijinks. And based on the new trailer for their latest movie, “Wanderlust,” the con[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’

— by ALEXA MILAN — There are few children’s authors more beloved than Dr. Seuss, but so far the film adaptations of his classic books have been very hit (“Horton Hears a Who”) or miss (“The Cat in the Hat”). Now another CGI Dr. Seuss film is on the way, and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘This Means War’

— by ALEXA MILAN — With superb performances in “Bronson” and “Inception” and with upcoming projects like “Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy” and “The Dark Knight Rises,” Tom Hardy is one of the most promising up and coming actors around. And virtua[...]

Seven Images Appear from ‘Mirror Mirror’

— by ALEXA MILAN — First it was wizards and vampires. Now fairy tales are at the top of the list of hot Hollywood commodities, and it seems “Snow White” is the latest go-to classic. There are two “Snow White” projects coming to theaters next year, the first[...]