Posts tagged "Anna Kendrick"

Hammering Out... Pitch Perfect 2

Hammering Out... Pitch Perfect 2
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: PITCH PERFECT 2. JOHN: I love the first Pitch Perfect.  It came out in 2012 and if I recall correctly, I named it my third favorite movie of the year, after Skyfall and The... Read more »

Who's America's New Sweetheart?

WHY HER: She fits the mold of a quirky rom-com lead to a T. She already starred in the fabulous (and more prestigious) rom-com, 50 Days of Summer. She's acquitting herself quite nicely on her FOX sitcom, New Girl, and proving (with Jake Johnson) that she can do on-screen chemistry and do it well.

WHY NOT HER: A lot of people really, really don't like her for some reason. She might be too polarizing.
I discovered something very disturbing the other day. In 2013 there are no awful/amazing romantic comedies (OK, except this one, which looks horribly amazing and embarrassing for all involved) on the docket. None. Not a 27 Dresses, not a How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, not even a Bride Wars. Nothing. How will... Read more »

50/50 Beats the Odds to Give "Dramedy" A Good Name Again

50/50 Beats the Odds to Give "Dramedy" A Good Name Again
50/50 Genre: Dramatic Comedy Premise: 27 year-old Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is dealt a serious blow when he’s diagnosed with a rare form of back cancer.  His best friend (Seth Rogen) and an inexperienced new therapist (Anna Kendrick) help him cope. Behind-the-Scenes: The story is loosely based on screenwriter Will Reiser’s own life.  Like the character of Adam, Will... Read more »
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