At Long Last: ‘Gilligan’s Island: The Movie’

You may be wondering why this didn’t happen in they heyday of sitcom movies like Bewitched, McHale’s Navy, Sgt. Bilko, The Beverly Hillbillies and The Brady Bunch, but better late than never. On the heels of the success of Get Smart, Gilligan’s Island creator Sherwood Schwartz is executive producing a new movie version of the […]

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New on DVD: Year One, Dance Flick

Arriving on DVD today are a pair of wacky comedies, and it all depends on what kind of wacky you’re in the mood for. There’s the interesting take on the history of humanity with Jack Black and Michael Cera as goofy nomadic tribesmen in Year One, and then there’s the new Wayans take on cinematic […]

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‘Arrested Development’ Movie In Script Phase

There have been semi-regular blurbs about the planned movie version of Arrested Development, and they’re usually different ways of saying “yeah, they are working on a movie version of Arrested Development.” Today’s blurb is that series creator Mitchell Hurwitz and his co-executive producer James Vallely are officially working on a screenplay, and Hurwitz will be […]

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In Limited Release: Charlyne Yi & Michael Cera in “Paper Heart”

Here’s what’s playing in selected cities this weekend, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God your city has been selected. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Paper-Heart/149860/1190374128/Paper-Heart%3A-Mexican-Salad/embed 580 476] Paper Heart Buy tickets at Fandango! Charlyne Yi is a skeptic on a quest to make a documentary with her friend Nick about the reality of love […]

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Opening Wide: The Proposal, Year One

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Proposal-%28Disney%29/147176/1158101839/The-Proposal%3A-Why-Are-You-Naked/embed 420 355] The Proposal Buy tickets at Fandango! Sandra Bullock is a shrew of a boss at a publishing company, and when she’s threatened with deportation back to Canada, she blackmails her long-suffering assistant Ryan Reynolds into marrying her. But the ensuing adventure to meet his family in Alaska takes things in a […]

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First Look: Michael Cera in “Paper Heart”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Paper-Heart/149860/1098893893/Paper-Heart%3A-Trailer-1/embed 420 355] . Paper Heart is an interesting-looking directorial debut from Judd Apatow crony Nicholas Jasenovec. Charlyne Yi, a young musician and performer who “doesn’t know what love is and knows she will never be in it,” starts filming a documentary on what love means. In the process of interviewing people like Seth […]

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