Judd Apatow’s second directorial feature, Knocked Up, starring Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl, marks its 15th anniversary. The 15th anniversary of the film’s release also means that it’s been 15 years since the year of Judd Apatow. Knocked Up preceded the release of both Superbad and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story. The latter didn’t do well at the box office but it has since become a cult classic. I’ll have anniversary reviews of both…"Knocked Up Marks 15th Anniversary"
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Spider-Man: Far From Home has the main responsibility of dealing with the after effects of Avengers: Endgame, including the Midtown High students. If you’ve seen trailers for the film, you have probably already shown a good part of what’s going on. Regardless of that, there’s a certainly lot of film not seen in the trailers. Let me warn you now: there’s a mid-credits scene and a post-credits scene. Also: if you read nothing else before…"Spider-Man: Far From Home Starts A New Chapter"
Frances Ferguson is somehow able to find the funny when it comes to a substitute teacher misappropriating her power of authority. Frances (Kaley Wheless) is in an unhappy marriage to Nick (Jake French) even though they share a daughter, Parfait (Ella Dolan). Her relationship to her mother, Ellen (Jennifer Prediger), has been on life support ever since her father died some years before. Maybe it is because of the situation at home but Frances makes…"SXSW 2019: Frances Ferguson"
Premiering at Sundance, Honey Boy is an extremely personal film for actor-screenwriter Shia LaBeouf in telling a fictionalized version of his life story. Noah Jupe and Lucas Hedges portray Otis Lort a decade apart at 12 and 22 years old, respectively. This leads to back and forth storytelling that takes place in 1995 and 2005. When we first meet Otis, he’s doing stunt work on a film that is likely a stand-in for the first Transformers film. …"Sundance 2019: Honey Boy"