this is where i leave you Tag

top10-movies-2014

Posted On December 29, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Featured, Features

Up and Comers Presents: Our Top 10 Movies of 2014

Another year, another hard decision narrowing down our favorite movies of the year to just ten each. Just three films of the year — “Obvious Child,” “Nightcrawler” and “Gone Girl” — managed to make both our Top 10s, but for the most part, it appears we each had our differing favorites. It was a year of incredible and challenging films, from the light-hearted and joyous to the serious and provocative, and it’s taken us up to the moment of publishing to finalize our lists. Check out our final Top 10sRead More
posh002
The Toronto International Film Festival announced this morning the first forty or so films set to have their world premieres or special screenings at this year’s festival. Among the highlights include the world premiere of Chris Evans’ directorial debut “Before We Go” (formerly “1:30 Train”), dueling Anna Kendrick films in dark drama “Cake” and musical adaptation “The Last Five Years,” ensemble comedy “This is Where I Leave You” starring Corey Stoll, Adam Driver and more, Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women and Children” with Ansel Elgort, Kaitin Dever and others, and “99Read More
rose-byrne

Posted On June 4, 2014By Christina EdwardsIn Casting

Rose Byrne Set for Astronaut Comedy ‘The Something’

Rose Byrne‘s turns in “Bridesmaids,” “Get Him to the Greek,” and May release “Neighbors” have put her high on comedic wish lists. Now, according to THR, the producers of “Neighbors” are looking to reteam with Byrne for “The Something,” which will center around astronauts who get lost in space. The role is described as a love interest with an “approachable beauty, though she hates being approached.” Byrne has long been recognized for her more dramatic work, after two Emmy nominations for FX’s legal thriller “Damages.” Byrne’s comedic chops beat severalRead More
Scan 1
Warner Bros. has premiered the first trailer for upcoming dramedy “This Is Where I Leave You,” starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, and Jane Fonda. The film is based on the novel by Jonathan Tropper and tells the story of a dysfunctional family brought together after the death of their father. In honor of their father’s wishes, four grown siblings are forced to live under the same roof for a week, confronting their own history and frayed states of their relationships. The film also features Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll,Read More
'This Is Where I Leave You' Family Photo
Shawn Levy’s comedy about a dysfunctional family stuck in a house together for a week is one of our most anticipated movies of the year and even though we haven’t seen much from it, now we have the first official photo from “This Is Where I Leave You.” Based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Tropper (who also wrote the screenplay), the film sees Jason Bateman leading the cast, introduced in this family photo released via EW, as a man who’s just lost his job and hisRead More
corey-stoll

Posted On March 24, 2014By Linda GeIn Casting

Corey Stoll Joining Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’

The newest member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is “House of Cards” alum Corey Stoll, according to The Wrap, who report the actor is negotiating to join the cast of Edgar Wright’s “Ant-Man.” Paul Rudd has the lead role in the film as Scott Lang, the man who would become the Marvel superhero Ant-Man, with Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, the first guy to wear the moniker. Evangeline Lilly will play the female lead, though there’s no word on who that might be, while Michael Pena and Patrick Wilson haveRead More
2014
We’ve said goodbye to another year and counted down our favorite movies of 2013, now it’s time to look forward to the year in front of us. 2014 proves to be another big year filled with big blockbusters, anticipated returns for beloved directors, new voices and faces to keep an eye on and probably more than a few surprises along the way. To get you started, here is a list of 30 films, in chronological order, to look forward to. Ommitted from this list are films that haven’t begun filmingRead More
adam-driver
The upcoming film with the coolest group of people working on it just got a little bit cooler. The Wrap reports Adam Driver is now joining Jeff Nichols’ next feature, “Midnight Special,” which already stars Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton and Kirsten Dunst. The film, described as a modern day chase thriller, follows a dad and his 8 year old son who go on the run after they discover the son is developing special powers. Nichols also previously described the story as a tribute to 1980s John Carpenter, “Starman” in particular.Read More
adam-driver
UPDATE: Latest rumor from Comic Book Movie indicates the other two candidates for the job are Ezra Miller and “Gossip Girl” star Penn Badgley. They wanted a “young John Hawkes” and it looks like they just might get one. The Wrap reports “Girls” breakout star Adam Driver is the frontrunner for the newly revealed role of Dick Grayson in Zack Snyder’s “Batman Vs. Superman” team-up flick. While most of the attention has focused on the search for the female lead, which may or may not be Wonder Woman, Latino ReviewRead More
corey-stoll
The ensemble cast for Tim Blake Nelson’s “Anesthesia” has been unveiled, with Deadline reporting that Corey Stoll is among the cast joining Kristen Stewart in the already-filming drama. Sam Waterston has the lead role of Walter Zarrow, a charismatic Columbia University professor whose violent mugging brings together an eclectic group of New Yorkers. Glenn Close will play his wife, while Stoll plays an investment banker who witnesses the attack. Gretchen Mol plays Stoll’s wife, while Stewart, who will only film for a few days, plays a troubled student of Zarrow’s.Read More