Posts Tagged ‘Michael Cera’

Review: Molly’s Game

— by RON WILKINSON — Jessica Chastain has never looked better than playing high stakes poker mastermind Molly Bloom. Raised by a psychotically demanding father (Kevin Costner), Molly fails as a world class downhill skier but succeeds in organizing one of the highest-stakes poker rings in[...]

Michael Cera to voice LEGO version of Robin

— by SEAN GERSKI — According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Cera will provide the voice for Batman’s partner Robin in Warner Bros.’ upcoming Lego Batman feature. In the full-length movie, Cera will be joining his “Arrested Development” co-star Will Arnett, who is retu[...]

Get Ready for More ‘Arrested Development’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Is the long-in-the-works “Arrested Development” movie finally about to come to fruition? Or is it another one of Gob’s illusions? According to creator Mitchell Hurwitz, fans may be about to get their movie and then some. Sunday at the New Yorker Festi[...]

Six Clips from ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — I’m going to be blunt. “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” looks awesome. Nothing I’ve seen/heard/read so far has turned me off of it. I’m counting down the days until this bad boy hits theatres. The plot teases with its uniqueness. Scott Pilgrim starts li[...]

Under Review: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by H.G. WATSON — If we are to believe the hype for “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” it’s the film that blows your socks off, represents an entire generation, steals your girlfriend and knocks her up, makes you see God and is, without a doubt, the best movie since the invention of t[...]

‘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[...]

An Open Letter to the Internet Regarding Michael Cera

— by H.G. WATSON — Dear Internet, You and I have been good, good friends for a long time now. Sure, we’ve had our rough patches. Do I need to know as much as I do about furries? Good God no. But through it all, we’ve made it work. Heck, if it weren’t for you […][...]

‘Scott Pilgrim’ Re-Shoots Are ‘Icing on the Cake’

— by CAM SMITH — Lying isolated and vulnerable, amidst a sea of soulless studio-mandated filmic product (“Shrek Forever After” and “Prince of Persia” spring immediately to mind), “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” feels very much like an X-factor in regards to this season’s box-[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’

— by H.G. WATSON — I struggled to form my opinions about the “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” trailer because the reaction I had when I first saw it was more akin to “SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” than a coherent thought. But you know what? A few hours and several viewings later, I am [...]

Poster Peek: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’

— by H.G. WATSON — If the teaser poster for Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” is any indication, Scott Pilgrim may be the most comic book accurate film to-date. The poster, which features lead Michael Cera rocking out on a guitar, is directly from the pages of th[...]

Toronto Takes on Two Superhero Movies

— by H.G. WATSON — Toronto is Canada’s largest city, and the fifth-biggest city in North America. It has three major sports franchises, a famous international film festival, and enough condo towers to rival Miami. But Toronto’s other claim to fame is playing the part of large[...]

Under Review: ‘Youth in Revolt’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — In “Youth in Revolt,” the main character, Nick Twisp, is in search of what every high school male in films seems to want: to lose his virginity. But for a Frank Sinatra-loving, awkward teenager, losing his virginity isn’t an easy thing. Nick has the kind[...]

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’: The Year in Pictures

— by SEAN GERSKI — It isn’t easy to market a movie in a way that makes you stand out these days. However, Edgar Wright, the director of “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” — spent 2009 updating his fans (and fans of the comic book on which the movie is based) on the[...]

Three Clips from ‘Youth in Revolt’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Michael Cera is really good at playing the socially-awkward nebbish. So good, in fact, that he is in danger of being inescapably stereotyped in the role. In his upcoming movie, “Youth in Revolt,” Cera adds another film to his resume in which he plays this[...]