Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” and Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” probably looked good on paper, but they certainly didn’t do her any favors.
Hosts Jeff Sneider and Simon Thompson also discuss the “Pet Sematary” remake and the troubling allegations against Brett Ratner and Kevin Spacey.
On the arthouse side, it’s actually a good weekend to be an adult at the movies, as this weekend sees the release of Richard Linklater’s “Last Flag Flying” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.”
Under Ortenberg’s leadership, Open Road released some really good movies, including “Nightcrawler,” “End of Watch,” “The Grey,” “Snowden” and “Bleed for This.”
After five years at Paradigm, the spec king is heading to new offices, though at this point, it’s unclear which of his clients will follow.
The past month has been a dark time for Hollywood, which is why we need feel-good stories like these two more than ever.
The script follows a group of thieves who target Fort Knox, though they soon learn that it was never built to keep people from getting in… it was built to keep something from getting out.
“The underlying issue with this franchise is that it’s hopelessly stuck in the past, unable to move on from Tobin Bell’s fair-minded killer John Kramer,” writes Jeff Sneider.
Variety’s Justin Kroll joins the show to discuss his “Captain Marvel” scoop, as well as the “Deathstroke” movie at WB
Will Mandy Moore return? Judging by the end of the first film, we doubt it, but anything’s possible in Hollywood these days.
This year’s BloodList features horror veterans such as Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer (“Starry Eyes”) and Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala (“Goodnight Mommy”), as well as the buzzy Nazi-hunting thriller “Ruin,” which has Gal Gadot attached to star.
“This is exploitation fare served strong, and while it is the humanity of Vaughn’s performance that grounds the film and makes it something more than “just” exploitation, you still may need a shower afterwards,” writes Drew McWeeny.
For decades, Hollywood has turned to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to provide the perfect song for a number of films and television shows, though no one seems to have been a bigger fan than Cameron Crowe, who used Petty tunes in Jerry Maguire, Elizabethtown and We Bought a Zoo.