Bradley Cooper is set to star and direct a remake of “A Star Is Born,” starring, he hopes, Beyonce. Meanwhile, former Doctor Who Matt Smith is the favorite to play Newt Scamander in J.K. Rowling’s “Potter” prequel.
Broken Lizard, the comedy troupe behind the cult hit “Super Troopers,” has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help bankroll a sequel. Broken Lizard made the 2001 police comedy and on Tuesday asked for $2 million in contributions to get “Super Troopers 2” produced.
The time-honored actor/actress tradition of “if Hollywood won’t hire me, I’ll make work for myself” is the origin story of “Apartment Troubles,” a nearly laughless comedy that doesn’t do its writer/director/stars any favors.
This is a French love triangle melodrama with a few twists, and one moment of jaw-dropping emotional power, courtesy of Charlotte Gainsbourg, playing another character who takes a metaphoric kick to the gut.
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Coming to KC: A comedy from Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell, an animated adventure with the voices of Jim Parsons and Rihanna and an indie horror film, plus Oscar-nominated “Wild Tales,” the French “3 Hearts” and British “Queen and Country.”
In the annals of film festival flops – from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffs – the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” will go down as a doozy. After the film premiered last week at the South By Southwest Film Festival, during a Q&A with director Ethan Cohen, an audience member voiced not so much a question as a harsh judgment.
When a pair of filmmakers first approached video game publisher Capcom about crafting a live-action movie based on their popular zombie series “Dead Rising,” they were asked to prove themselves in a very specific way: The creators behind such video game franchises as “Street Fighter” and “Resident Evil” handed the movie producers a game controller.
Sharp, funny and dead-on accurate about the way we live now, "While We're Young" is not a film about eternal youth but, rather, about coming to terms with growing older. This delicious satire about aging hipsters and their discontents is everything we've come to expect from the best of Noah Baumbach, as well as several things more.