Posts Tagged ‘Kristen Bell’

Under Review: ‘When in Rome’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — The title of the film “When In Rome” is taken from the saying “when in Rome, do as the Romans do.” With this film, however, it was more like “when making a romantic comedy, do as all other romantic comedies do.” “When In Rome” centers[...]

Seven Clips from ‘When in Rome’

— by ALEXA MILAN — As the last of the Oscar hopefuls find their way to theaters, audiences can expect to see more lighthearted, escapist fare crowding the multiplexes in January. One such film is “When in Rome,” Kristen Bell’s latest romantic comedy. Bell plays Beth, an unlucky-in-[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘When in Rome’

— by SEAN GERSKI — I’m of two minds about “When in Rome.” On the one hand, it looks like it has every chance of being terrible. I mean, let’s be honest, the only thing keeping this from being a Lifetime movie is the star power involved. On the other hand, it[...]

A Clip From ‘Serious Moonlight’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Meg Ryan’s career choices have been less than stellar since her “You’ve Got Mail” days. It’s hard to tell if her latest comedy, “Serious Moonlight,” will put her back on the right track or be just another addition to a long list of flops[...]

Under Review: ‘Astro Boy’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Astro Boy” is based on the 1950s Japanese comic series which was later adapted for television screens in 1963. Years later, the overseas hit enjoyed success in the American market. It has been remade once again but this time it’s being released in theaters[...]

A Trio of Scenes From ‘Astro Boy’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — A movie that includes a cast of Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland and Nicolas Cage is certainly one worthy of attention. In this case, those actors will be brought together in voice[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Serious Moonlight’

— by SEAN GERSKI — There is a strange tone about this trailer, but I don’t know how it could be otherwise. The plot involves a high-powered attorney duct-taping her adulterous husband to the toilet … right before their home is invaded by burglars. Mixing a kidnapping with a r[...]

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[...]