Tag: Seth Rogen
Swiss Army Man: Don’t be afraid of a little gas
Eight out of 10 average moviegoers probably won’t like “Swiss Army Man,” the new independent dramedy starring Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe. This isn’t to say the Sundance Film Festival award-winning film for best direction isn’t visually breathtaking, layered and complex storytelling. “Swiss Army Man” certainly is all of those things and more. Simply put, too many potential moviegoers will likely be put off … Read More Swiss Army Man: Don’t be afraid of a little gas
Steve Jobs: Perception isn’t reality with Apple founder biopic
Steve Jobs was an innovator. The man behind the iPod, iMac and one of the enduring beacons of the tech industry hasn’t been gone five years and Hollywood’s already on their second biopic about the enigmatic and fractured genius. Two years ago, an independent feature with actor/model/Jobs-lookalike Ashton Kutcher as the Apple co-founder was released to little fanfare and critical derision despite a solid … Read More Steve Jobs: Perception isn’t reality with Apple founder biopic
Ted 2: Where’s the humor?
Comedy requires originality. It’s as simple as that. There’s absolutely not a single shred of originality in “Ted 2,” an amalgamation of leftover “Family Guy” setups, hokey premises and half-hearted humor that leaves viewers disappointed from the outset. Honestly, “Ted 2” shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to those who’ve followed the career trajectory of Seth MacFarlane, the mastermind (and vocal talent) behind … Read More Ted 2: Where’s the humor?