Tag: jaybaruchel

Now Streaming: RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE, Tomorrow on Shudder

Todd is the creator of the most successful R-rated comic book of all time, mirroring, celebrating even, a real life serial killer who once terrorized a stretch of interstate in America in the late 80s. Todd is about to wrap...

Fear The Gourd In Fantastic Creature Short EVIL NATURE

Heads up, creature feature fans, because director Darin Beckstead is brewing up a little something special with Evil Nature. Enlisting the help of the practical FX wizards behind James Gunn's Slither with VFX work by Walt Jones - he's only...

Hobbitty ScreenAnarchyes: Our Favorite Film Dragons

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is now in cinemas all over half the world, an will soon arrive in the other half as well. And for those who saw the end of The Hobbit: The Desolation of...

Destroy All Monsters: How To Train Your Alpha

Spoilers for How To Train Your Dragon 2. One of the reasons The LEGO Movie got my back so completely up was simply by dint of its intended audience. I'm perfectly willing to deal with a Hollywood whose issues of...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks 22 JUMP STREET, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 and THE DOUBLE

This weekend boasts a decent selection of new releases - here's a quick take on the clever 22 Jump Street sequel, and the terrific How To Train Your Dragon 2. Plus, talk of Richard Ayoade's The Double.Video embedded below...

Review: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, An Impeccably Crafted Fairy Tale

Ok, I'm a sucker for this film. There, I said it to get it out of the way. My affection for the How To Train Your Dragon series comes down to a particularly personal connection - their design for...

Watch The Trailer For HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2

After an impressive showing at the box office in 2010 in was inevitable that there would be a sequel for Dreamworks' How To Train Your Dragon! And so it shall be, and the first trailer has come out and things...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks PRISONERS, ART OF THE STEAL and WIZARD OF OZ 3D

Still recovering from the long hours of TIFF (and writing all these ScreenAnarchy reviews!) but managed to take in a screening during the fest of Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners and Jonathan Sobol's Art of the Steal. Also was thoroughly impressed with...

Motorcyle Daredevil Kurt Russell Steals My Heart In THE ART OF THE STEAL Trailer

Throughout his career, Kurt Russell has built up so much goodwill for me that I totally buy him as an aging motorcycle stunt driver turned master criminal in the first trailer for The Art of the Steal, which is set...

Review: THIS IS THE END, Celebrity Friends Laughing At Themselves And The Apocalypse

If you can't trust your best friend(s) when the world ends, who can you trust? Making their directorial debut, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen have built a vehicle that is customized to fit the talents of their friends. Loosely constructed,...

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg Talk THIS IS THE END

I sat down last week as part of a round table discussion with directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, discussing what I hope will be one of the great film successes of the summer. This is the End is...

"James Franco Didn't Suck Any Dick Last Night?": THIS IS THE END Red Band Teaser Hits

Mentioned on and off for what must be half their adult lives, This Is The End is the directorial debut of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg and stars just about every male comic actor under forty in Hollywood, as, well......

Oy Canada: GOON And The Apotheosis Of Jewish Wish Fulfillment

In one of the many classic scenes from the 1980 film, an old lady asks the stewardess aboard her AIRPLANE for something "light" to read. She's in turn handed a "leaflet" entitled  "JEWISH SPORTS LEGENDS".Cue audience laughter. It's long been...

Solidarity, Brother! A Clip Of Jay Baruchel In Jacob Tierney's THE TROTSKY

How's this for an odd statement:  A Canadian comedy about a high school kid who believes he is the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky took the Audience Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival this year.  That Canadians would make a...

Whistler 09: THE TROTSKY Review

[Our thanks to Andrew David Long for the following review.]Leon Bronstein (Jay Baruchel) has a destiny: as the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky, he's going to live his life in parallel to his antecedent's path, up to and including his assassination...