Chris Pratt ominously promises his Mario voice is “updated”

Chris Pratt ominously promises his Mario voice is "updated"

Chris PrattPhoto: Jon Kopaloff (Getty Images) ever since Chris Pratt was first announced as the voice of nipple-having nintendo hero Mario in Illumination’s upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie, pundits around the world have gathered to ask one singular, obsessive question: Is the dinosaur man going to do a big, cartoon-y Italian accent? It’s a question … Read more

Ezra Miller accused of housing 3 kids on farm filled with guns and weed

Ezra Miller accused of housing 3 kids on farm filled with guns and weed

Ezra MillerPhoto: John Phillips (Getty Images) Another week, another story of odd, alarming behavior surrounding The Flash star Ezra Miller. Today, RollingStone reports that Miller has been accused of housing three young children and their mother on a farm they own In Vermont, which unnamed sources have alleged is filled with pot and unattended firearms. … Read more

Apple TV Plus workplace comedy lacks dick

Apple TV Plus workplace comedy lacks dick

Maya Rudolph and Joel Kim Booster in lootPhoto: AppleTV+ Apple TV+’s loot is designed to poke fun at, and eventually ruminate over, its protagonist’s ridiculously extravagant lifestyle. After all, Molly Novak’s (Maya Rudolph) splashy entry includes John (Adam Scott), her rich douchebag tech husband, gifting her a massive yacht. It has several floors and four … Read more

Great drama set in an Italian beef joint

Great drama set in an Italian beef joint

Jeremy Allen White and Liza Colon-Zayas in The BearPhoto: Matt Dinerstein/FX Is there anything more Chicago than footage of perfectly seasoned meat being cooked for an Italian beef, the city’s brag-worthiest sandwich, set to “Via Chicago” by Wilco, the city’s brag-worthiest band? In the case of FX’s The Bear, actually, yeah, kind of: Before that … Read more

A Review Of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis

A Review Of Baz Luhrmann's Elvis

Austin Butler as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis.Photo: Warner Bros. There’s undeniably something appealing about artists who cannot be anyone but themselves—especially filmmakers who bring 100 percent of their personality to every project, whether or not it needs that much. Baz Luhrmann is one of those artists, and he should have made him the … Read more

A Review Of Marcel The Shell With Shoes On

A Review Of Marcel The Shell With Shoes On

Jenny Slate provides the voice for Marcel in Marcel The Shell With Shoes On.Photo: A24 Even though Marcel The Shell With Shoes On is not the eponymous hero’s first rodeo, it’s assuredly his greatest adventure to date, with an even bigger narrative scale and emotional scope than before. The gregarious, one-inch tall, one-eyed seashell sporting … Read more

A Review Of Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles

A Review Of Jim Archer's Brian And Charles

(left to right) David Earl stars as Brian and Chris Hayward stars as Charles in director Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles.Photo: Focus Features Mockumentary filmmaking and outlandish high concepts are a match made in budget-conscious heaven, taking ideas that might be too weird or outlandish for producers to risk funding and presenting them in a … Read more

A Review Of Jerry & Marge Go Large

A Review Of Jerry & Marge Go Large

(from left) Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston in Jerry & Marge Go Large.Photo: Paramount+ Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in advance of its bow on Paramount+, Jerry & Marge Go Large is inspired by the true story of a pair of retirees who exploit, entirely legally, a mathematical loophole in the state lottery to … Read more

A Review Of Gaz Alazraki’s Father Of The Bride

A Review Of Gaz Alazraki's Father Of The Bride

(from left) Andy Garcia as Billy, Adria Arjona as Sofia and Gloria Estefan as Ingrid in Gaz Alazraki’s Father Of The Bride.Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures A cheerful, vibrant and culturally precise reimagining of Father Of The Bride—both the elegant 1950 original and 1991’s hilarious remake—Gaz Alazraki’s new version starts with a melancholic undercurrent. As the … Read more

RIP Philip Baker Hall, prolific character actor

RIP Philip Baker Hall, prolific character actor

Philip Baker HallPhoto: Toby Canham (Getty Images) Legendary character actor Philip Baker Hallknown for his regular appearances in the early work of director Paul Thomas Anderson and as the dogged library cop Lt. Joe Bookman on Seinfeld, has died. Hall’s wife, Holly Wolfle, confirmed the actor’s death early Monday, saying that he died on Sunday … Read more