Posts Tagged ‘Javier Bardem’

Review: Being the Ricardos

— by BEV QUESTAD — Aaron Sorkin, writer/director beloved for “West Wing,” gets two rotten apples from me for his recent film, “Being the Ricardos.” Admittedly his mission was ambitious, taking us into one panicked week of artistic conflict, political crisis and personal betrayal [...]

Review: Loving Pablo

— by RON WILKINSON — With a cast including Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz and Peter Sarsgaard, this movie could have been better. Bardem fits the part very well, at least the psychopathic part. Seeing him in the classic “No Country for Old Men” will prove that in spades. As it turns o[...]

Review: The Counselor

— by JAMES SHAW — Cormac McCarthy is a fantastic novelist, but based on “The Counselor,” he is a disaster as a screenwriter. This is disappointing because the film has a great cast and premise. But McCarthy’s strengths in writing his novels prove to be his weaknesses in pen[...]

Review: Skyfall

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I was already imaging in my mind how my introduction to this review for “Skyfall” would run even before watching the movie. I am a longtime Bond fan, and after watching the trailers for the film, and reading about its enormous success abroad, I pretty muc[...]

Universal Backs Out of ‘The Dark Tower’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — As of today, “The Dark Tower” project is on hold. Uncomfortable with the ambitious undertaking, Universal decided to part ways with what could have been a most profitable franchise. This does not mean the prolific series will not be produced, however. Anothe[...]

‘The Dark Tower’ is Happening — Javier Bardem NOT Confirmed

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — A few weeks ago, it was reported that Universal Pictures was placing “The Dark Tower” project on hold due to financial concerns. Tuesday, Academy Award wining director Ron Howard confirmed the rumor in a brief interview with Entertainment Weekly. To recap, [...]

‘The Dark Tower’ Films Have Potential to be Hugely Successful

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Last fall, Deadline reported Universal Pictures and NBC Universal’s plans to make Stephen King’s epic Arthurian scifi western “The Dark Tower” novels into a trilogy of feature films and also a network television series. Known as King’s magn[...]

Two Clips from ‘Biutiful’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In “Biutiful,” Javier Bardem plays underworld figure Uxbal, a single dad living in Barcelona. Uxbal is starting to think his days are numbered, so he is trying his best to secure his children’s future while also reuniting with an old lover. Viewers[...]

Brad Pitt to Star in ‘Cogan’s Trade’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Pre-production began today for Brad Pitt’s latest flick “Cogan’s Trade.” Based on the 1974 crime novel by George V Higgins, the story revolves around mob enforcer Jackie Cogan. Other actors mentioned for this project are Javier Bardem, Mark Ruffalo, Josh[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Biutiful’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — I’ve always thought Javier Bardem was beautiful — turns out, he’s “Biutiful” as well. That is to say, he’s the star of this film who is already getting praise for his portrayal of Uxbal, a conflicted man and father. Bardem won Bes[...]

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.[...]

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[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by RACHEL COYNE — “Eat, Pray, Love” was an insanely popular book a couple of years ago, and if you didn’t read it, chances are several women you know did. Written by Elizabeth Gilbert, the book is a memoir chronicling the soul-searching time she spent traveling in Rome, India[...]