Posts Tagged ‘John Krasinski’

Review: A Quiet Place

— by JESSIKA OWENS — The silent film is not particularly prevalent in today’s cinema experience. When I have asked people their thoughts on silent films, more times than not they have a preconceived notion of what that means. A very specific type of image springs to their mind and,[...]

Review: Aloha

— by RON WILKINSON — “Aloha” — Cameron Crowe’s first feature in four years — kicks off the spring movie season in style. Bradley Cooper, playing ne’er-do-well Brian Gilcrest, combines his “American Sniper” elite military role with his government dark ops h[...]

Promised Land: Review

— by BEV QUESTAD — With “Promised Land,” Matt Damon, John Krasinski and Dave Eggers combine forces to knock out a challenging screenplay on the ongoing American battle over environmental issues. The battle du jour is over fracking, which involves breaking up the earth’s crust sever[...]

Review: Big Miracle

— by ADAM DALE — In October 1988, in the small town of Barrow, Alaska, there was an eager young reporter named Adam Carlson (John Krasinski) who wanted more than anything to move up to a bigger city and a bigger network. He got his chance when he was out on the frozen tundra[...]

The Muppets: New Poster

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Disney has released the first official movie poster for “The Muppets,” and although slightly creepy, I think it looks great. Dead center we have everyone’s favorite amphibian, Kermit the Frog, then, starting from left, are Gonzo, Fozzie, Miss Piggy and[...]

Under Review: ‘Something Borrowed’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Romantic comedies are a dime a dozen and typically follow the same formulaic script as the last. “Something Borrowed” is not that different, but it does have a few exceptions. It is a look at how you re-examine your life when you reach your thirties and it’s[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Something Borrowed’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Girl falls for guy. Guy falls for girl’s best friend. Girl just sits on the sidelines and lets it all happen? Not so fast, at least not for the protagonist of “Something Borrowed.” Based on the novel by Emily Griffin, “Something Borrowed” [...]

Who’s Up for Captain America? Better Question: Who Isn’t?

— by CAM SMITH — Yeegads, is this whole “First Avenger: Captain America” casting situation turning into a confusing muddle of titanic proportions, or what? It would probably be easier, at this point, for me to simply name young male actors not rumoured to be donning the[...]

Krasinski ‘Close to Landing’ Captain America Role

— by SEAN GERSKI — As the names of those actors up for Captain America continue to fall by the wayside — previously-reported candidates Scott Porter and Michael Cassidy have announced they did not get the gig — and as new names jump up — Dane Cook, Jonas Brothers —[...]

Is John Krasinski Captain America?

— by SEAN GERSKI — On Monday, I heard from someone in the industry that John Krasinski (who plays Jim on “The Office”) was a more-than-legit candidate to play Captain America and, admittedly, I had to let the idea sink in. I really like Krasinski. He’s a great-looking g[...]

Under Review: ‘It’s Complicated’

— by JOEL CRARY — Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe nomination for “It’s Complicated” may prove that the actor could draw awards for any role, no matter how pedestrian — compared with her other nominated work in films such as “Doubt” and[...]

Under Review: ‘Brief Encounters With Hideous Men’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Say it ain’t so Tiger! Dave Letterman, John Edwards, Eliot Spitzer, Bill Clinton, and even our ancient hero Odysseus … infidelity and adultery are chronic age-old temptations of the susceptible ego. Sara Quinn, played by Julianne Nicholson, is a graduate st[...]

A Featurette From ‘It’s Complicated’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Alec Baldwin has recently stated that he plans to retire from acting at the conclusion of “30 Rock.” He basically blamed his less than stellar movie career as the impetus for wanting to leave the business. It’s too bad really, because when Baldwin[...]

Cozy Up to Some Pics From ‘It’s Complicated’

— by VANNA LAND — For your viewing pleasure, here are some recent pictures of Alec Baldwin, Meryl Streep and Steve Martin from the upcoming movie “It’s Complicated.” The movie is the story of a divorced mother, Jane (played by Streep), who becomes the “other woman” in her[...]