Posts Tagged ‘James Franco’

Franco, Hathaway to Host Academy Awards

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — … and suddenly I’ve lost a bit of interest. Not that my attention hasn’t waned over the past few years. Due to the obvious politics surrounding the ceremony and who is deemed worthy of winning the prestigious statue, it most certainly has waned. However, I[...]

Under Review: ‘127 Hours’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — If there’s anyone prone to hedonism, it’s Aron Ralston, who doesn’t mind risk or injury, just as long as there’s a certain amount of fun to be had. But Ralston, who continues to explore the world, has had his fair share of misfortune during his travels[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Love & Distrust’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Star power isn’t everything, and “Love & Distrust,” unfortunately, might be the perfect movie to prove that. The film tells intertwining stories a la “Love Actually” of people searching for love and happiness. A waitress (Amy Adams), [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘127 Hours’

— by ALEXA MILAN — I absolutely adored Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire,” and ever since its release two years ago I’ve been anticipating what Boyle would do next. The teaser trailer for his latest film, “127 Hours,” has been released, and while it[...]

Eddie Vedder’s Music Video from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

Here is the official music video for Eddie Vedder’s song “The Long Road” from the soundtrack of the movie “Eat, Pray, Love.” The movie — which stars Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, James Franco, Javier Bardem and Richard Jenkins — currently is playing in theaters.[...]

Under Review: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I think it has been becoming increasingly evident to the readers of It’s Just Movies that I’m an egotistical pig. This means a couple of things: People hate me, I have problems finding stable relationships, and I’m not in need of the “eat, pray, love”[...]

Five Clips from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Unless you have been too busy eating, praying or loving, you have probably heard of this Julia Roberts vehicle — the first film she’s carried by herself in years — based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir of the same name. In the film, directed by[...]

James Franco to star in Rise of the Apes

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Not too long ago, we told you about the forthcoming “Planets of the Apes” reboot tentatively titled “Rise of the Apes.” And now, with a June 24, 2011, release date looming, the movie has its star in James Franco. The choice seems pretty saf[...]

Under Review: ‘Date Night’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Considering a human has the potential to live more than a hundred years, it’s no surprise that there are periods of time where one becomes disenchanted with the pleasures of life. These stalling moments can be caused by prolonged depression, lack of accomplishm[...]

Eight Clips from ‘Date Night’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Steve Carell and Tina Fey are two of the funniest people on TV, consistently delivering laugh after laugh on their back-to-back NBC comedies, “The Office” and “30 Rock.” I’m actually surprised they’ve never acted together before[...]

A Scene from ‘Date Night’

— by RACHEL COYNE — I’m generally not a fan of the movie clips that studios release before their movie opens. When watched without any context and with only knowing the basic plot of the upcoming release, the clips usually make little sense and don’t pack the emotional punch they’r[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Date Night’

— by RACHEL COYNE — I know it’s cool to hate on whatever is popular, but I’ve never been cool a day in my life, so I’ll just say it: I love Tina Fey and Steve Carell. I think they’re funny without being juvenile, clever without being inaccessible, and attractive without being[...]

Fey, Carrell Going on a ‘Date Night’

— by ALEXA MILAN — With dynamic duo Steve Carell and Tina Fey in the lead roles, it’s going to be very hard for “Date Night” to be anything but a hit. USA Today recently debuted a new photo (shown below) from the upcoming comedy. Carell and Fey star as a married couple looking to[...]