Film Review: Chef

Chef expands to theaters in Boston today, May 16. Check your local listings for showtimes. Our obsession with celebrity isn’t as fresh as the media often portrays it to be. We have been vociferously consuming the strangers that grace our screens for ages. We raise them on pedestals and they lived in a realm so …

Film Review: The Avengers

Joss Whedon’s The Avengers could have gone either way. It either could have been a complete disaster, or, a hell of a lot of fun. I’m pleased to report that The Avengers is a resounding success. The film opens with Thor’s brother, Loki, arriving on earth via the Tesseract (a crazy energy cube being researched …

Review: Iron Man 2

Robert Downey Jr. and Actor/Director Jon Favreau make a great team. Favreau is a great story teller that involves himself into his films, and its clear, all of them are made with love and passion. And Downey? Hell, he’s someone who I would watch in just about anything, and I mean that, it could be …

Whedon to Direct Avengers

Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy, Serenity, and a host of other short-lived Fox shows (of course minus Buffy) is in final negotiations to direct ‘The Avengers.’ ‘The Avengers’ is the superhero film we’ve all been waiting for, where characters in all the recent Marvel Studios adaptations will team up for one epic movie. The …

Phillips Talks “Hangover 2”

Todd Phillips, director of this summer’s hit comedy, “The Hangover,” has talked about the plans for a sequel.  Phillips made the comments while putting the finishing touches on his next movie, “Due Date,” which stars Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis.  (Phillips said that he is “in awe of Zach.”) Meanwhile, the plans for “Hangover …

“Iron Man 2” Poster Released

In hot anticipation of a trailer, scheduled to be released this month, Yahoo Movies has posted the teaser trailer for Jon Favreau’s 2010 summer movie, “Iron Man 2.” The movie stars returning actors Robert Downey Jr and Gwenyth Paltrow and also co-stars Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle and Samuel L. Jackon.  It’s scheduled to …