Tag: Jamie Foxx

Annie: Musical remake falls flat

It’s hard to get behind up-and-coming actress Quvenzhané Wallis as “Annie”, despite being the youngest Academy Award nominee in history for last year’s “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” It isn’t because Wallis is unlikable as the down-on-her-luck foster kid living in a group home. She just can’t sing and it’s not her fault. “Annie” director Will Gluck knows she can’t sing either and let … Read More Annie: Musical remake falls flat

Horrible Bosses 2: Comedic sequel underwhelms

It’s easy to tell when a screenwriter is actually trying and when they’re filling in the blanks around a tired, formulaic plot. “Horrible Bosses 2,” the sequel to the aptly named “Horrible Bosses,” is a fill-in the-blanks kind of movie — largely unfunny and 100 percent a cash grab sequel in a “Spaceballs 2: The Quest for More Money” sort of way. Jason Bateman, … Read More Horrible Bosses 2: Comedic sequel underwhelms