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Review: ZOOTOPIA, An Arresting Buddy Comedy

Expectations in regard to Disney's latest animated feature, Zootopia, are likely rooted in two things:   1. The fact that it is a Disney animated feature about talking animals. 2. Hilariously effective trailer which tells a single, well-executed joke involving...

Interview: Joel Edgerton Talks His Directorial Debut THE GIFT, And His Love For Odd And Challenging Roles

Joel Edgerton is a real delight and just an all around good guy. He was in Dallas, near where I live, about a month ago to promote his directorial debut The Gift (now in theaters). I was supposed to moderate...

Review: A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY, A Well-Built Kit

Piece by piece, A LEGO Brickumentary builds a cohesive look the history of the popular toy, and the current subcultures that have emerged around it. Technically the second "LEGO" movie in so many years, this documentary should not be mistaken for...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks NOAH and BAD WORDS

Darren Aronofsky's Noah storms our screens this weekend, and while not a total success it's still a hell of a lot better than trailers made it out to be.Also another look at Bad Words, opening this week after its appearance...

Review: BAD WORDS Is Jason Bateman's Dark And Funny Directorial Debut

The career of Jason Batemen is rather fascinating. Rising from a sidekick on Silver Spoons early in his career, he stumbled through a number of films that his sister's sit-com sibling would pass on (including the truly egregious Teen Wolf Too). He showed...

SXSW 2014 Interview: Some BAD WORDS, but Mostly Stellar Talent - ScreenAnarchy Talks To Jason Bateman and Kathryn Hahn

"How about that bitch Kathryn Hahn?" said Jason Bateman as he walked into the second half of our 10-journalist-thick Bad Words roundtable at the Four Seasons on Saturday morning. "This is going to go a lot better than her interview, don't...

BAD WORDS: Jason Bateman Uses A Few In The Red Band Trailer For His Directorial Debut

When it comes to comedies (funny or otherwise) Jason Bateman just won't quit. And now he's getting into the director's chair for his feature debut, Bad Words. He's also starring in it as a 40-year old man who, having never...

TIFF 2013 Review: BAD WORDS, Jason Bateman's Dark And Funny Debut

The career of Jason Batemen is rather fascinating. Rising from a sidekick on Silver Spoons early in his career, he stumbled through a number of films that his sister's sit-com sibling would pass on (including the truly egregious Teen Wolf Too)....

AnarchyVision: Talking IDENTITY THIEF, SIDE EFFECTS, TOP GUN 3D, And More

Back in the studio this week, talking about the egregious hell that is Identity Thief, my ambivalence towards Side Effects, and the cinematic rush of Top Gun 3D, along with some words about A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles...

Review: IDENTITY THIEF Steals from Better Films, Comes Up Short

You have to admit, it takes some guts to rip off a hundred other movies and then call the result Identity Thief. That sort of brazenness would be admired by the scoundrel at the center of this wearying, derivative comedy,...