Having discernment for the roles he takes on certainly helps, but the way McGregor fully embodies the characters he plays is not only enjoyable to watch but downright rare.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, is a charming romantic comedy that works because of the chemistry between Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt, and because Simon Beaufoy's script never reaches for a rowdy joke when it can make a smart one.
It's been 20 years since the death of Jim Henson. And Frank Oz has retired as the voice of Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear. But the Muppets live on in The Muppets movie, as funny, outlandish and sweet as ever.
A few thoughts about the Toronto Film Festival in general before I dive into my thoughts about the four films I saw today: First of all, the phones: ...
Summer is almost upon us, so what a perfect time to release Gnomeo and Juliet on DVD. In this exclusive interview, Veteran Director Kelly Asbury tells his tale of the film's creation and all the in-jokes considered.
The film poses a question that is left open-ended when the credits roll: Is it possible to change our fate?
The critically-acclaimed and nearly-existential Johnny Depp vehicle grossed $38 million over the three-day weekend. That's the biggest opening for a Paramount animated feature not from Dreamworks.
Fate or free will? Unfortunately, the deck is stacked in George Nolfi's The Adjustment Bureau, an adaptation of a Philip K. Dick short story. Oh, the humanity.
In The Adjustment Bureau , we are asked to believe that there could be an organization that monitors each individual's fate so that we stay on path. What path? To where?
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Gnomeo and Juliet is exactly the kind of movie you wish for when you're the parent of small children. It's fast, funny and smart enough to tickle the ...
When you mix high-brow William Shakespeare with low-brow garden gnomes the result is surprisingly entertaining. Throw in the fact that Elton John is a producer and what's not to love?
There aren't many people working in films right now who have the mastery of droll, deadpan humor that Bill Nighy possesses. So Wild Target should be right up his alley. It is. Unfortunately, that alley is mostly a dead-end affair.
The key to bridal beauty is makeup that goes the distance -- and lasts through the ceremony, the tears, the kissing, the hugging, the champagne, the cake and the dancing.
This week's subject is The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins. The film is of course a remake of The Wolfman (1941), starring Lon Chaney Jr., which immortalized the werewolf legend on film.