Tag: davefranco

Sundance 2024 Review: LOVE LIES BLEEDING, Queer Neo-Noir Enthralls and Stuns in Equal Measure

Three years ago, writer-director Rose Glass’ feature film debut, Saint Maud, justly received plaudits for its disturbingly deep dive into faith, fanaticism, and insanity. Her second film, Love Lies Bleeding, a queer neo-noir set in 1989 New Mexico, continues Glass'...

DAY SHIFT Review: A Vampire Flick For Action And Stunt Enthusiasts

Jamie Foxx is Bud Jablonski, a hard-working, blue-collar dad spending their days at their run-of-the-mill pool cleaning job in the California sun. This is not your normal pool cleaning job though. Truth is, it is a front for their real...

DAY SHIFT: Official Trailer And Key Art For Netflix's Action Horror Comedy Where Jamie Foxx Fights Vampires

Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income,...

MotelX 2020: Lisbon Genre Festival Lineup Includes LA LLORONA, THE RENTAL And HOST

Last month we shared the hopeful news that our friends at MotelX, the kick-ass genre film festival in Lisbon, Portugal, were prepping a live edition of their next festival. With some changes to their format and an extra couple days...

Review: THE RENTAL, You May Want to Choose the Early Check-out

Anyone who’s ever rented a house or signed up for Airbnb lodgings in a remote corner of the world may have felt uncertainty sneak up. Naggingly, your mind begins to wonder: What if it’s all too good to be true?...

THE RENTAL Trailer: This Will Never Be Over

Alison Brie, Dan Stevens, Jeremy Allen White, and Sheila Vand star in Dave Franco's feature directorial debut.

THE RENTAL: 16 Seconds to Tease a Great Location

To be frank, I am not, in general, a fan of brief videos that tease longer videos, yet I must admit that, nonetheless, the brief video for The Rental intrigues me, despite myself. The 16-second video showcases nothing, really, except...

Review: THE DISASTER ARTIST Digs Deep, Dreams Big

I think we were all pretty skeptical upon hearing the announcement that James Franco would be bringing the story of the making of Tommy Wiseau's The Room to the big screen over three years ago; at least those of us...

New THE DISASTER ARTIST Trailer: Is It Bad? Or Is It Good Bad?

The first full trailer for The Disaster Artist is out and ... it may be the best thing I've seen all year. Or, it may be the worst. Who knows? Directed by and starring James Franco, the film dives into...

THE DISASTER ARTIST Teaser: James Franco and Seth Rogen Each Have Their Challenges

In a new teaser for The Disaster Artist, James Franco tries to act and Seth Rogen tries to direct. But it's not going very well. The film explores the making of Tommy Wiseau's legendarily awful The Room, which is what...

SXSW 2017 Review: Triumph of THE DISASTER ARTIST

I think we were all pretty skeptical upon hearing the announcement that James Franco would be bringing the story of the making of Tommy Wiseau's The Room to the big screen over three years ago; at least those of us...

THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE: Watch The First Trailer, Ripe With Ninjas, Giant Robots and Daddy Issues?

The other day our own Ard asked the community what Lego movie they would like to see next, completely unawares that the first trailer for The Lego Ninjago Movie was going to drop this morning. And in keeping with its...

Review: UNFINISHED BUSINESS, Tepid Fun, Fun, Fun On The Autobahn

I can't imagine that the world has been longing for yet another Vince Vaughn comedy, but apparently Hollywood considered the niche unfinished business. Unfinished Business, the title of this very forgettable if also not unpleasant corporate travel shenanigans movie, might also...

Review: NEIGHBORS Goes Directly For The Raunch

To put it bluntly, asking why things happen in Hollywood studio comedies is besides the point. It's all about getting to the funny as expeditiously and as often as possible. Neighbors, a new Hollywood studio comedy by Nicholas Stoller, quickly...