Tag Archives: jennifer garner

Trailer Debut: Dallas Buyers Club

We have our first footage of Matthew McConaughey as emaciated AIDS activist Ron Woodroof, here in the trailer for upcoming Academy Award contender Dallas Buyers Club. Woodroof was a would-be cowboy and gambler who, after contracting HIV, started smuggling not-yet approved medicine into the U.S. McConaughey lost 20 kilos to portray the ailing Woodroof; a […]

Continue reading

Churn after reading – Butter review

By Richard Haridy April 16, 2013 Butter is a dark satirical comedy set in the highly relatable world of competitive butter carving. When Hugh Jackman appeared as an all-American used car salesman, I realised I was watching something special. Not special in a good way, mind you, but special in a ‘why the hell does […]

Continue reading

First look at Garner, Jackman, Wilde and Burrell in Butter

A batch of new images from Jim Field Smith‘s political satire Butter have made their way online, giving us our first glimpse of Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman, Olivia Wilde and Ty Burrell in action. Garner and Burrell play married couple Laura and Bob; he’s a former butter carving champ, and she’s eager to steal his crown. Laura faces competition from a young […]

Continue reading

Witherspoon and Segel wanted for Sex Tape

Back in June, Sony paid seven-figures for a spec script with the tantalising title Sex Tape. Nearly half a year later, they’re making good on the deal and recruiting some talent to bring the raunchy tale to the screen. According to Deadline, the studio has offered Nicholas Stoller (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) the opportunity to direct, […]

Continue reading

The glass is half full – Arthur review

Arthur – Starring Russell Brand, Greta Gerwig and Helen Mirren. Directed by Jason Winer. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Jason Winer’s remake of Arthur is riddled with clichés, suffers from a trite – occasionally offensive – screenplay, and has flatter direction than any Russell Brand vehicle deserves. That being said, I could watch the hilarious […]

Continue reading

Jennifer Garner is your new Miss Marple

Jennifer Garner is set to star in and produce a Miss Marple reboot for Disney, Deadline reports. There are several things wrong with the sentence ‘Miss Marple reboot’ for a start. Following in the footsteps of Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes reboot, Garner and her Vandalia Films partner Juliana Janes are looking to transform the elderly […]

Continue reading

Trailer Debut: Arthur

The trailer for Arthur, starring Russell Brand as a billionaire playboy, has debuted online. The film is a remake of the much-loved 1981 picture starring Dudley Moore in the title role. There are people who love Russell Brand, and enjoy everything he does. There are those who hate him, and can’t stand anything he does. […]

Continue reading

Edgerton cast opposite Garner in Odd Life

Joel Edgerton‘s American-invasion is picking up speed. The AFI award-winning actor has been cast opposite Jennifer Garner in Disney’s upcoming fantasy The Odd Life of Timothy Green. According to THR, Edgerton and Garner will star in the $40 million production as a couple who have difficulty conceiving a child. “[They] bury all their wishes for […]

Continue reading

A lying shame – The Invention of Lying review

The Invention of Lying – Starring Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe. Directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson. Rated M. Originally published November 26, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. The arrival of Ricky Gervais’s cinematic directorial debut has been awaited with anticipation not unlike that reserved for the second coming of Christ. This metaphor […]

Continue reading

Valentine’s Day sequel in the works

source: variety.com A sequel to Valentine’s Day has been announced by New Line – mere days before the film makes its official debut. Entitled – ahem – New Year’s Eve, the film will focus on some of your favourite characters from Valentine’s Day. Of course, having not yet seen the film, it’s unlikely that you […]

Continue reading

A lying shame – The Invention of Lying

The Invention of Lying – Starring Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe. Directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. The arrival of Ricky Gervais’s cinematic directorial debut has been awaited with anticipation not unlike that reserved for the second coming of Christ. This metaphor can only be considered apt […]

Continue reading