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You know, for kids – The Green Hornet review

The Green Hornet – Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Christoph Waltz. Directed by Michel Gondry. Rated M. Originally published January 19, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. The Green Hornet looks and feels as if it were made by a bunch of (highly talented) 10-year-old boys. Taking any pleasure in the film depends on your willingness […]

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Trailer Debut: 50/50

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has cancer … in the new trailer for the comedy 50/50 co-starring Seth Rogen. In the Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) directed film – originally titled I’m With Cancer and then Live With It – JoGo plays Adam, a 27-year-old radio writer who is diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. Rogen plays […]

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Double spaced – Paul review

Paul – Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Seth Rogen. Directed by Greg Mottola. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. Paul is a fun tribute to sci-fi films (and film geekery in general), but did it have to be so … dumb? Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the writers and stars of this road-movie-cum-science-fiction-spoof, have proven […]

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Trailer Debut: Fight For Your Right Revisited

If you’re a fan of the Beastie Boys, any of the major comic stars of the past five years, or awesomeness, then you are advised to check out the trailer for Fight For Your Right Revisited. The short – directed by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch – debuted at Sundance earlier this year, and stars Seth […]

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Gordon-Levitt/Rogen comedy gets title change

Pulling in a decent box office return is no easy task and, these days, with so very many movies consistently appearing on the slate, it’s only getting harder. Which is precisely why getting the title of a film just right is so damn important. It comes as little surprise then, as The Wrap report, that […]

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You know, for kids – The Green Hornet review

The Green Hornet – Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Christoph Waltz. Directed by Michel Gondry. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. The Green Hornet looks and feels as if it were made by a bunch of (highly talented) 10-year-old boys. Taking any pleasure in the film depends on your willingness to let your inner-child run […]

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>New trailer for Paul longer, funnier

>That headline kind of sums it up, but an extended trailer for Greg Mottola‘s sci-fi comedy Paul has debuted online. Paul stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (who also penned the screenplay) as a couple of sci-fi geeks who meet an alien on the way to Area 51. Seth Rogen gave a motion-captured performance as […]

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Poster Debut: The Green Hornet

The poster for Michel Gondry‘s The Green Hornet has debuted online (courtesy of Coming Soon). Although buzz around the picture has been somewhat subdued – the result of a release date shift from December 2010 to January 2011 and Sony’s decision to post-convert the film into 3-D – we remain tremendously excited for the Seth […]

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John Belushi biopic in the works

A new biographical film based upon the life of legendary comic actor John Belushi is heading to the big screen. According to THR, The Hangover director Todd Phillips is producing the project, with The Pursuit of Happyness screenwriter Steven Conrad penning the script. Belushi’s widow Judith will executive produce. Belushi broke into the public consciousness […]

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Entourage to end next year; movie in the works?

Entourage will come to an end next season according to HBO president Michael Lombardo and show creator Doug Ellin. Of course, as anyone who has been witness to the show’s slow death over the past couple of years already realises, Entourage finished years ago. Lombardo spoke about the decision during HBO’s panel for the Television […]

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Rogen and Gondry unite! The Green Hornet trailer debut

As promised, the trailer for Michel Gondry‘s The Green Hornet has debuted online, featuring Seth Rogen as the famous vigilante and Jay Chou as his loyal (and versatile!) sidekick Kato. Although the trailer failed to debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live as intended, Yahoo were good enough to post it online. Despite early concerns, it looks […]

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First images and clip from The Green Hornet

We finally have our first look at Seth Rogen in action as The Green Hornet. Not only have the first images of Rogen and co-star Jay Chou (as his loyal bodyguard Kato) emerged, but a short clip from the Michel Gondry directed film has landed online. It’s very exciting to see this project come to […]

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The Green Hornet release delayed; getting 3D enhancement

Sony Pictures have revealed that Michael Gondry‘s vigilante flick The Green Hornet will no longer open December 22nd, 2010 (a prime holiday spot), but instead Jan 14, 2011. According to Variety, the studio claims the move is due to the recent decision to convert the film into 3D. The film would be forced to compete […]

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To laugh and die in L.A. – Funny People DVD review

Funny People – Starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and Leslie Mann. Directed by Judd Apatow. Rated MA. Originally published September 19, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Everyone can tell a joke, but only a select few can do it well. It’s a genuine art form and it requires complete care and attention from the comedian from […]

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The real dark knight – Observe and Report DVD review

Observe and Report – Starring Seth Rogen, Anna Faris and Ray Liotta. Directed by Jody Hill. Rated MA. Originally published May 16, 2009. By Simon Miraudo. Observe and Report is one of the vilest, most repulsive and repugnant mainstream comedies ever to luck its way into multiplexes. Every scene is more disturbing and uncomfortable than […]

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To laugh and die in L.A. – Funny People review

Funny People – Starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and Leslie Mann. Directed by Judd Apatow. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Everyone can tell a joke, but only a select few can do it well. It’s a genuine art form and it requires complete care and attention from the comedian from beginning to end. The setup […]

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Christoph Waltz to play villain in The Green Hornet!

source: deadline.com Nikke Finke claims that Christoph Waltz is set to replace Nicolas Cage as the villain in Michel Gondry‘s vigilante flick The Green Hornet. UPDATE: Variety have confirmed it! Great success! Waltz became the breakout star of the year by playing the villainous ‘Jew Hunter’ Col. Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglourious Basterds. That’s […]

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Nic Cage drops out of Green Hornet!

source: thr.com Nicolas Cage has turned down the opportunity to portray the villain in The Green Hornet. The irony being of course that Nicolas Cage NEVER TURNS DOWN ANYTHING! It was revealed in July that Nicolas Cage was being considered to portray the gangster villain in the Michel Gondry-directed film. Star, writer and co-producer Seth […]

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Green Hornet delayed!

source: heatvisionblog.com The release date of the The Green Hornet has been pushed back from July 2010 to December 2010. The Seth Rogen-toplined flick was given an extra six months for post-production; the result of the film’s numerous special effects. The film is being directed by Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Be […]

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The Green Hornet gets its Kato!

source: slashfilm.com Taiwanese superstar Jay Chou has nabbed the role of Kato in the upcoming Michel Gondry-directed action flick The Green Hornet. He will star as the famous bodyguard of billionaire playboy/vigilante avenger Britt Reid (A.K.A. The Green Hornet). Reid will be played by writer/star Seth Rogen. Check out a brief history of The Green […]

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Behold The Green Hornet’s Black Beauty

source: slashfilm.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. The team behind the upcoming Green Hornet adaptation turned up at Comic Con to debut the stunning vehicle of choice for the playboy billionaire/secret avenger Britt Reid – […]

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Seth Rogen hates Entourage

source: movieline.com Entourage returned to television screens in the U.S. last week, to the delight of some and the chagrin of others. Seth Rogen admitted he falls into the latter category after some disparaging comments were made about him in a recent episode. Rogen called series creator Doug Ellin both an “asshole” and a “moron” […]

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Nicolas "Wicker Man" Cage in Green Hornet?

source: variety.com Nicolas Cage is in early talks to portray a gangster villain in the The Green Hornet. As reported previously, Cameron Diaz is also in negotiations to play the love-interest alongside star Seth Rogen. Although little is known about her character, she is supposedly a reporter. The Green Hornet screenplay was written by Rogen […]

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Seth Rogen as The Green Hornet: Destined to fail or the next Iron Man?

source: aicn.com In an interview with Mr. Beaks from Aint It Cool News, Seth Rogen has denied claims that his upcoming action flick The Green Hornet is dead. Instead, he talked up the visual inventiveness of director Michel Gondry, who Rogen hopes will make the film “as visually exciting and inventive as anything anyone has […]

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Funny People viral smorgasbord!

source: traileraddict.com The Funny People viral marketing campaign has spun into overdrive, with promotional websites and videos set up for Judd Apatow‘s latest movie. The potential Oscar contender stars Adam Sandler as terminally ill comedian George Simmons, who is determined to set his life on the right track before checking out for good. This includes […]

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Hard up for cash – Zack and Miri Make A Porno review

Zack and Miri Make A Porno – Starring Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks and Craig Robinson. Directed by Kevin Smith. Rated R for high level sex scenes, sexual references and coarse language. 97 mins. Available on DVD. Wow, this movie is filthy. I mean, of course it’s filthy. It’s called Zack and Miri Make a Porno, […]

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Does Paul have the comedy cast of the year?

source: variety.com Seth Rogen, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader and Jane Lynch will join Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in the upcoming sci-fi comedy Paul. The film stars Pegg and Frost (who also wrote the screenplay) as a pair of sci-fi geeks who encounter a genuine alien on the way to Area 51. Rogen […]

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Is Judd Apatow’s Funny People an Oscar contender?

source: traileraddict.com A batch of new TV spots for Judd Apatow‘s upcoming feature Funny People have landed online. Everything we’ve seen from this movie looks both hilarious and touching, so we have to ask: Is Funny People a genuine Oscar contender? The film stars Adam Sandler as George Simmons, a comic superstar who finds out […]

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An awful hero for our awful times – Observe and Report review

Observe and Report – Starring Seth Rogen, Anna Faris and Ray Liotta. Directed by Jody Hill. Rated MA for nudity, sexual references, coarse language, drug use and violence. 86 mins. Observe and Report is one of the vilest, most repulsive and repugnant mainstream comedies ever to luck its way into multiplexes. Every scene is more […]

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It came from the third dimension – Monsters vs. Aliens 3D review

Monsters vs. Aliens – Starring Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie and Will Arnett. Directed by Conrad Vernon and Rob Letterman. Rated PG for mild animated violence. 100 mins. Monsters vs. Aliens is probably the most critic-proof movie title since “Naked Women Fight The Terminator”. Both spark fevered excitement from 15-year-old boys around the world, […]

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