I Love You, Phillip Morris is an unbelievable-but-true black comedy about scams, lies and true love that proves gay-themed Hollywood sagas don’t all have to end in suicide, although this one does end in prison. Jim Carrey plays fearless, freewheeling Steven Russell, who is currently serving the ninth year of a 144-year sentence as a Read More
Wells Tower wins NYPL’s Young Lions Award.
We’ve all pictured Jim Carrey having gay sex, but we were all completely wrong.
Barneys has money problems.
Running the numbers on Marina Abramovic.
ADHD: not so hard to fake, according to a study called “Detection of Feigned ADHD in College Students.”
Jack Read More
It looks like all it took for some movies that you actually might consider seeing to get released into theaters was a flip of the calendar. The first full weekend of November arrives with no less than five new films, and, as usual, there is something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a Read More
Whether it’s dual movies about giant asteroids hitting earth or a couple of television programs dealing with the inner workings of a late night sketch comedy show, we’re always up for a good Hollywood trend. While Entertainment Weekly has already gone ahead and proclaimed mall cops as the trend of 2009, we’ve actually found Read More
Twelve measly days separate us from 2009. Between now and December 31st, a whopping sixteen movies will hit theaters, all of varying pedigree and expectation. Couple those releases with the ever-expanding theater counts for some of the more critically acclaimed films from the last few weeks (Doubt, Gran Torino, Frost/Nixon, etc.), and you’ve got a Read More
If you’re like us, you spent Thanksgiving Day watching the Tennessee Titans eviscerate the winless Detroit Lions 47-10. Boring blowouts like that tend to cause the mind to wander, which ours did while seeing yet another television spot for Jim Carrey’s Yes Man. While the trailer has been out for months and posters for Read More
Ewan McGregor has just signed on to be the romantic lead opposite Jim Carrey in I Love You Phillip Morris, a dark comedy/love story about two cellmates in prison.
Carrey signed earlier in the fall to star in the fact-based tale as Steven Russell, a married father whose conman ways introduced him Read More
I admire Jim Carrey for always trying to break out of his own cage, the career-challenging attempts to remain rich and famous without boring himself to death and still having self-respect. Handsome, versatile and fearless, he thumps along in a constant battle between the moronic roles he’s famous for—the idiot farces like Dumb & Dumber Read More
Dean Parisot’s Fun with Dick and Jane is credited to a screenplay by Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller, based on a story by Gerald Gaiser, Judd Apatow and Nicholas Stoller. A film with the same title (and reportedly the same basic plot) was Ted Kotcheff’s 1977 vehicle for Jane Fonda and George Segal, but I Read More
Michel Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , from a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman, didn’t work for me, despite (or perhaps because of) all the rave reviews it’s received. Since Kate Winslet, who plays hippie-chick Clementine Kruczynski, has always held a special place in my heart-ever since she romped around in Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Read More