With its flashy style and A-list movie stars, American Hustle is a refreshing offering as we near the end of the year. It’s about a con man, Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) that is recruited and forced to work for an FBI agent, Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper) The story takes place in the dark places around town. Dirty politicians, Shysters, criminals and the mob are all circling around the scenery. It may look like it’s about the disco scene but there is only one brief visit to that famous 70′s backdrop. The ladies in the film are fiercely sexy and stylish. Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams battle back and forth throughout the film with dazzling, memorable performances. The ensemble acting and the look of the characters in American Hustle are the best things about it. Read the rest of this entry »
The original Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy from 2004 has become a treasured classic comedy over the years. The goofy and hairy journalist is back for more fun with his crew of misfits. The 70s are over and Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is moving on with his career after being fired. He joins forces with New York’s first 24-hour news channel. The best part of this offering are the first 25 minutes or so. Burgundy travels around reassembling his guys to join the news team. It’s fun to see all of our favorite characters from the original film and discover what silly nonsense they are up to. He finds out the old gang are keeping busy doing everything from selling bat meat, to flourishing as a photographer for Cat Fancy Magazine. Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell, and Christina Applegate all return plus a slew of cameos with everyone from Kanye West to Liam Neeson. Read the rest of this entry »
Ben Stiller has a new movie coming out at Christmas! On December 25, 20th Century Fox will release the Ben Stiller film, THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY.
I have your tickets to see advance screenings here in Indianapolis. Enjoy.
THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY
Release: December 25, 2013
Director: Ben Stiller
Screen Story and Screenplay by: Steve Conrad
Producers: Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., John Goldwyn, Stuart Cornfeld, Ben Stiller
Cast: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Shirley MacLaine, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, and Sean Penn
Ben Stiller directs and stars in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, an all-audience feel-good adventure that celebrates the true potential in everyone. Walter Mitty, an ordinary guy, lives out his fantasies in highly comedic and outrageous daydreams. When fate intervenes, Walter decides to jump into life and heads out on a global journey that turns his real life into an adventure more extraordinary than he could ever have imagined.
Vince Vaughn fathered 533 children. Well, not really, but that’s the premise of the new dramedy Delivery Man. Vaughn plays underachiever David Wozniak, whose life is changed forever when he finds out that he fathered 533 children through sperm donations he made twenty years earlier. This is a remake of the 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck. It’s actually directed by the same guy(Ken Scott)too. The sad sack loser owes money to the mob and is not doing right by his pregnant girlfriend. His life changes when some of the 533 twenty-somethings he fathered file a lawsuit. They want to know the identity of the donor. From here David struggles deciding whether or not to come out and take credit for all of these kids. During this time he begins to secretly visit with some of his biological children to see what they’re like. As it turns out, they all need help in some way or another, so he decides to be their secret guardian angel. Read the rest of this entry »