“Trolls” is pure delight, lots of jokes, great music, and a surprisingly wise take on the elusive quest for happiness. It’s tricky to make self-consciously adorable characters happy without being sugary, but it works because they understand the difference between […]
Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, and Russell Brand star in “Trolls,” coming this fall.
Justin Timberlake and the cast of DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls” perform his new song, “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” Watch for James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Kunal Nayyar, and Timberlake’s mom!
Oscar Isaac gives the best performance of the year as the title character in the most intimate and profound movie yet from the Coen brothers. The story is set in the New York folk music world of 1961 and the […]
In one of my favorite scenes from one of my favorite movies of the year, 1960’s folksingers played by Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, and “Girls’” Adam Driver record a silly but very catchy novelty song about the space program called […]
This magnificent soundtrack was produced by T. Bone Burnett, who also did “Oh Brother Where Art Thou?” It is set in the early 1960’s folk music scene and features Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake. Marcus Mumford, “Girls’” Adam Driver, and Bob Dylan […]
I’m delighted to have a copy of the brand-new DVD/Blu-Ray release, Trouble with the Curve, starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, and Justin Timberlake. Eastwood plays an old-school baseball scout, the opposite of the “Moneyball” guys with their computer models. […]
“Trouble with the Curve” pitches softballs to power hitters. It has major league players and a bush league script. Clint Eastwood plays — surprise! — a grumpy old guy, a role he is too comfortable in, on and off screen. […]
In the future, according to this film, our currency will not be money but time. Everyone gets 25 years. Then the clock starts ticking down. If you have not earned, begged, borrowed, stolen, or inherited time, you die. Everything is […]
“Shut up, Katherine Heigl,” says our heroine, as she passes by a wall of posters for another fungible romantic comedy that should be sued for deceptive advertising. Jamie (Mila Kunis) is an executive recruiter who wants to believe in love […]