It’s almost unfair. Hanks, Streep, Spielberg, Williams all together on the same film? Arguably, these four make-up the Mount Rushmore of modern cinema. Well, here’s the good news for fans and the bad news for every other movie competing this Awards Season: “The Post” is even better than the sum of its parts. It’s 1971. […]
1/9 UPDATE: I got 8 out of 14 picks correct (*where noted): Sunday Night’s 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards are going to make history: Jimmy Fallon is hosting for the first time. Meryl Streep is receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award AND she could also win for her performance in “Florence Foster Jenkins”. And for […]
She’s sung Abba, Sondheim and Springsteen. Now, The Greatest Actress Alive, three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep, tackles Opera as Florence Foster Jenkins. In the history books, Jenkins is defined as “The World’s Worst Singer”. But even though that was a headline used to sell papers in the 40s, and a slogan that will be used […]
Just when the world thought Meryl Streep had done just about everything an actress can do, her latest movie features the 19-time Oscar nominee singing Lady Gaga. As mother turned rocker, Ricki Rendazzo, title character in the musical dramedy “Ricki and the Flash”, Streep teams-up with fellow Academy Award winners Jonathan Demme (director of “The […]
Action movies “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Jurassic World”, “Terminator: Genisys”, “Ant-Man”, “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” and “Fantastic Four” will likely dominate the Summer 2015 Box Office. However, surprisingly, there are just as many comedies lined-up between May and August that will be looking to attract audiences of all ages.
If you dare go “Into the Woods”, there’s a lot you will find: A star-studded ensemble cast as fairy tale characters who have been raised to rhyme. A story entangled in intrigue, hope, joy and sadness. And more than 20 high-powered, often in-your-face, full throttle, Stephen Sondheim musical productions. Unfortunately, only a handful truly work. […]
At one point in “The Giver”, Meryl Streep tells fellow Oscar winner Jeff Bridges: “When people have the freedom to choose – they choose wrong.” This seems to apply perfectly to the decision that Bob & Harvey Weinstein made to finance this big-screen adaptation of one of the most popular tween books of the last […]