Tag Archives: John Requa

Tina Fey becomes a leading lady in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

Without question, Tina Fey is an A-list comedy actress, but I’m not sure how many people realize how good she is at more serious fare. She’s gotten opportunities before, but Fey really gets a chance to shine in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, which is hitting theaters this week. It’s a dramedy[...]

Review of Crazy, Stupid, Love

HollywoodNews.com: Stupid, Crazy Love is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Despite its pedigreed cast and the directing team of Dan Fogelman and John Requa (the very good I Love You Phillip Morris), Stupid, Crazy Love is written and performed like a sub-par sitcom. Despite its promise of adult comedy and[...]

This Week in Movies By Pete Hammond: The Smurfs

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Either someone is fudging the numbers or we have a hell of a horse race (or in fairness, Smurf/Horse race) going on at the boxoffice this week in movies. Both Universal which released the sci-fi/western hybrid Cowboys And Aliens and Sony which released the Live Action/animation[...]

Josh Groban makes film debut in “Crazy Stupid Love”

HollywoodNews.com: A couple of things about Steve Carell‘s new romantic comedy, “Crazy Stupid Love.” First, singer Josh Groban makes his film debut as the sleazy, nerdy lawyer who’s dating Emma Stone‘s character. It can’t be a coincidence that Groban records for Warner Music and this is a Warner movie, even[...]

“I Love You Phillip Morris”: WGA nod for adapted screenplay

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America threw a major kudo at the largely-overlooked big screen comedy ‘I Love You Phillip Morris’ which stars Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor as lovers who meet in prison. John Requa & Glenn Ficarra are among the five nominees in the adapted[...]

Steve Carell to wave magical wand in New Line comedy

HollywoodNews.com: Thanks to Steve Carell, a project that has been in development for the last four years at New Line, “Burt Wonderstone,” will finally see the light of day. Per Variety, New Line bought the source material, which was a spec entitled “Burt Dickenson: The Most Powerful Magician on Planet[...]