Robert DeNiro plays Jackie Burke – an insult comic who had a hit sitcom back in the day – is trying to make a comeback, but there’s a hitch. Jackie assaulted a guy who was taping his act in a club and is sentenced to community service.
On the bright side, while serving his sentence he meets Leslie Mann’s Harmony – who’s as messed up as he is.
Sony Pictures classics has released a cool new poster and a ‘first look’ set of stills from The Comedian check them out – along with the trailer – after the break.
An insult comic who used to have a hit TV show, Jackie Burke may be a comedy icon, but no one wants him to reinvent himself. Which is unfortunate because it leads to his assaulting a guy who tries to tape his insult comedy routine and sticks him with community service.
On the plus side, he meets a girl…
The Comedian will have a select, Oscar®-qualifying release in December before opeing wide on January 13, 2017. Follow the break to check out the trailer.
Dirty Grandpa finds an earnest corporate lawyer being persuaded to drive his grandpa to Florida the day after his grandma’s funeral – and a week before his own wedding.
If the movie’s title, TV spots and online trailers haven’t made it clear, Dirty Grandpa is a loud, crazy, vulgar farce that attempts to mix crudity with heart. That it mostly succeeds is something of a surprise.
When Vaughn is denied a $300,000 favor by gangster/casino owner Pope, he plans and executes a heist that – as is the usual case in these things – goes awry. The manner in which it goes awry forces him and his team to take a city bus and hold its passengers hostage – leaving him to try to figure out a way to outwit Pope and get away from the police.
Heist stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Vaughn and Robert DeNiro as Pope. Co-starring are Dave Bautista, Gina Carano and Morris Chestnut. Heist will in select theaters and on demand on November 13th. Check out highly entertaining trailer following the jump.
Warner Bros.’ The Intern stars Anne Hathaway as Jules, a woman who has created a company that – in a year-and-a-half – has blossomed from her home to a cool office in a prestigious building and has 250 employees.
Ben is a 70-year old retiree with ‘a hole in my life that I need to fill. Soon.’ After Mandarin lessons, learning to cook and even trying his hand at keeping plants alive, he winds up as Jules’ new intern.
Nancy Meyers’ new film The Intern, opens on September 25th. Check out its new trailer following the jump.
Luc Besson is a master of taking different genres and infusing them with whimsy. With The Family he applies that gift to the mob movie with mostly successful results. Too bad it’s the last fifteen minutes that veer off into a whole ‘nother movie.
Imagine the ultimate movie boxing match: Rocky vs. The Raging Bull. Now think of them as thirty years past their prime. In a nutshell, that’s Warner Brothers’ Grudge Match – the Expendables of sports movies. Billy ‘The Kid’ McDonnen (Robert DeNiro) and Henry ‘Razor’ Sharp (Sylvester Stallone) fought twice back in the day, each winning once. The much anticipated deciding bout never happened – but now an encounter during a motion capture shoot for a videogame ignites both men’s passion for the ring. Alan Arkin and Kevin Hart also star.
Check out the trailer after the jump. Grudge Match is in theaters on Christmas Day.
The central conceit of Limitless is this: what would happen if there was a drug that could literally allow a person to use 100% of their brain? According to current scientific belief, we only use 10-20%, maximum.
Eddie Morra [Bradley Cooper] is a struggling writer. He hasn’t written a word of his novel, but he’s spent his entire advance and is, essentially, living on the avails of his girlfriend, Lindy [Abbie Cornish] – who has had enough. Now, bereft of income and girlfriend, he runs into his ex-brother-in-law, Vernon [Johnny Wentworth], a disreputable sort who has graduated from selling drugs – as we know them – to something called NZT. NZT enables its user to fully utilize their brain. There, are of course, side effects.
If you love exploitation flicks, there’s a very good chance you’ll revel in Machete. It’s got an iconic hero, gunfights, fist fights, sword fights, missiles, Gatling guns, some very impressive lo-riders, evil villains, hot women and more blood guts and veins in one’s teeth than any movie in recent memory – at least one that wasn’t a pointless horror/slasher flick with no plot.