Tag Archives: Amanda Peet

“Sleeping with Other People” is one of the most charming films of 2015

When I first saw Sleeping with Other People back earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival, I knew that I’d seen something special. It wasn’t just a funny comedy, and it wasn’t just a touching romance. The film mixed both heart and laughter with a reality raunch, if you[...]

“5 to 7”: The Best of the First Third of 2015

Ahoy! With it now being May, we’ve officially finished up with the first third of the year. As such, I wanted to highlight the best of the year so far, consisting of my top ten and various awards for 2015 to date. Much like last time, when I did the[...]

Jason Sudeikis is showing his range at Tribeca in “Sleeping with Other People”

I really love seeing an actor prove that they have another side to themselves, especially when it’s a comedic performer showing off their dramatic chops. At the current incarnation of the Tribeca Film Festival, Jason Sudeikis has two different projects that have him stretching in exciting new ways. One is[...]

Jack Black straps in for latest “Gulliver’s Travels” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Jack Black has been quiet lately. Outside of a guest spot on NBC’s “Community,” the actor hasn’t appeared on screen since 2009’s “Year One.” His fans are probably hoping he’ll come back with something big. This might qualify. Black is headlining a rejuvenated telling of “Gulliver’s Travels” for director[...]

Jack Black charts hilarity in ‘Gulliver’s Travels’

HollywoodNews.com: Despite getting a so-so response at Comic-Con, Jack Black is excited about his upcoming December adventure comedy “Gulliver’s Travels.” The film is an updated adaptation of the classic book. Black plays Lemuel Gulliver. Emily Blunt portrays the Princess of Lilliputia and the buzz is that she steals all[...]

REVIEW: Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet ask indie audiences to “Please Give”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Please Give (** out of 4) An obsession with death casts a pall over “Please Give,” an Upper East Side slice of navel gazing from Manhattan-born writer-director Nicole Holofcener (“Friends with Money,” “Lovely & Amazing”). Catherine Keener, who has appeared in all four of Holofcener’s films, wears her[...]

Disaster flick ‘2012’ bombards DVD players

HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘2012’ No one is safe from Roland Emmerich’s “2012,” least of all the audience. The movie serves as Emmerich’s greatest hits, compiling the finest natural disasters money[...]