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Paul: Trailer

— by H.G. WATSON — Every once in a while, my expectations for a film are exceedingly high. It depends on the actors in it, sometimes the director, and just every once in a while on the concept itself. If all three are combined, then my anticipation skyrockets. So let me put it this way, [...]

Under Review: ‘The Switch’

— by ADAM POYNTER — I will start off by saying the concept for “The Switch” seemed a bit formulaic at first. With recent romantic comedies failing at the box office and also in the movie-goers’ eyes to impress on any level of originality or authenticity, the directing team of J[...]

‘Arrested Development’ Movie Script is ‘Halfway’ Done

— by ALEXA MILAN — Rumors of an “Arrested Development” movie have run rampant since the beloved but ratings-challenged TV show ended in 2006. The prospect of a movie was even teased in the series finale when Maeby (Alia Shawkat) pitches a television show based on the Bluth fa[...]

‘Teen Wolf’ TV Show Gets the Green Light

— by CAM SMITH — When it comes to childhood nostalgia, my tastes tend to be a bit on the picky side. Obviously, I adore the high quality stuff, such as “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones,” the classic Schwarzenegger and Stallone oeuvre and the like, but I’m far less enamored with cult[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Switch’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Jennifer Aniston is in a no-win situation right now regarding her movie career. If she does a movie that isn’t a romantic comedy, no one goes to see it. If she does do a romantic comedy, then you instantly hear the cries of “Oh Gawd, Jennifer Aniston[...]

Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman to Switch Bodies

— by ROB COX — Entertainment Weekly has reported that Ryan Reynolds and Justin Bateman have signed on to star in Universal Pictures’ “The Change-Up.” The film will revolve around two best friends — one a responsible family man (Bateman), the other a single slacker (Reynolds) — [...]

Under Review: ‘Up in the Air’

— by JASON EAKEN — Jason Reitman is the real thing. Though comparisons to the family patriarch may never go away, he has managed to effortlessly establish himself as his own entity. At 32 years old, he is one of the best filmmakers working today. More impressive than his age, he’s [...]

Three Clips From ‘Up in the Air’

— by RACHEL COYNE — In case you haven’t already had your fill of George Clooney with the recent releases of “The Men Who Stare at Goats” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” you have the upcoming comedy-drama “Up in the Air” to look forward to. In “Up in the Air,” Clooney is Ryan, [...]

Under Review: ‘Couples Retreat’

— by ALEXA MILAN — With a cast including funny men Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau and Jason Bateman, I expected “Couples Retreat” to offer plenty of laughs. But as far as romantic comedies go, this one fell a little flat. The film focuses on four couples[...]

Seven Clips From ‘Couples Retreat’

— by SEAN GERSKI — From the first moment I read the cast list for “Couples Retreat,” I knew I would be seeing it in the theater. There are a lot of people I really like in this cast, including Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Faizon Love, Jason Bateman, Kristin Davis, Malin Akerman[...]

‘Up in the Air’ On the Move

— by VANNA LAND — The holiday season is always filled with some of the best and most acclaimed movies fighting for places in the crowded lineup at the box office — and this year is no exception. In fact, two George Clooney movies are right in the middle of the fray — with[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Up in the Air’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Jason Reitman’s film “Up in the Air” — which stars George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Jason Bateman — was very well received by those who saw it at the Telluride Film Festival. In fact, one person who saw the movie said Clooney’s perfo[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Invention of Lying’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Any current list of nominess for “Funniest Man Alive” has to include Ricky Gervais. The British comedian has yet to misfire and his upcoming comedy, “The Invention of Lying,” looks like another gem. Joining Gervais — who stars, co-writes a[...]