Posts tagged "Seth Rogen"

Sorry, GOP, I'm Still Going To See The Interview (If I Can Find It)

Sorry, GOP, I'm Still Going To See The Interview (If I Can Find It)
If you’ve been reading the news at all lately, or even the fine ramblings of Julie here at Hammervision, you know about the Sony hack.  Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen an endless supply of e-mails, celebrity aliases, salaries, name-calling, leaked Bond scripts, leaked movies (Annie, anyone?), class action lawsuits, Spider-Man negotiations, and more.... Read more »

Hammering Out... Neighbors

Hammering Out... Neighbors
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: NEIGHBORS. JOHN: This summer promises to be a good one for the R-rated comedy.  With so many superhero films and sequels clogging the release schedule, the R-rated comedy is like the last bastion of... Read more »

'This Is The End' Review: Meta Laughs On An Apocalyptic Scale

'This Is The End' Review: Meta Laughs On An Apocalyptic Scale
THIS IS THE END Genre: Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson and Danny McBride (all playing themselves) hole up in Franco’s house while the apocalypse rages on outside . Behind-the-Scenes: Rogen and his frequent writing collaborator, Evan Goldberg, wrote the script and make their co-directing debut... Read more »
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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 »

American Idol Recap - Circle of Life

American Idol Recap - Circle of Life
So, that happened. Your American Idols, America, got up and sang songs from the glorious songbook of Mister Sir Elton John, who was lucky enough not to have to show up for the proceedings.  I feel like every critique I’d give would be almost exactly the same as last week.  The country people sang country.... Read more »

Movie Review - Paul (***1/2)

Movie Review - Paul (***1/2)
PAUL.  100 mins .  R.  Directed by Greg Mottola.   Written by Simon Pegg & Nick Frost. Julie and I had the chance to sneak out of the house on Sunday and catch the latest Simon Pegg-Nick Frost collaborative effort, Paul.  They wrote and star in this alien adventure comedy, though, sadly, partner-in-crime Edgar Wright (director... Read more »
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American Idol Recap - Mo' Motown

The American Idol MVP Award, the most prestigious award we at Hammervision can bestow upon any single living person, goes tonight to Ms. Jennifer Lopez.  The lady offered valid, coherent critiques without using made-up words.  She slyly infused one of her critiques with the word “niche” knowing full well it would jog our memories and bring... Read more »

Movie Reviews: The Green Hornet (**1/2), The Dilemma (**)

THE GREEN HORNET, directed by Michel Gondry, Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, and Christoph Waltz.  PG-13.  108 mins. Seth Rogen may not be the first person that comes to mind when you think superhero.  But when he started losing all that weight for his role in The Green Hornet, which he also co-wrote,... Read more »