Tag: jonfavreau

Now Streaming: THE MANDALORIAN Kicks Off Another Disney STAR WARS Era

Pedro Pascal allegedly stars in Jon Favreau's new series; Dave Filoni directed the first episode.

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks EDGE OF TOMORROW And CHEF

While it's under-performing at the box office, the latest whiz-bang sci-fi action romp starring Tom Cruise, Edge of Tomorrow, is a hell of a lot of fun.Also checked out the very tasty Chef by writer/producer/director/star Jon Favreau, the pinnacle of...

Review: CHEF Cooks Up Profound Retrospect

I've been waiting 15 years to give Jon Favreau the glowing review he's earned in spades with his return-to-roots film Chef. He has no doubt had a very interesting career since his initial indie splash Swingers back in 1996, but...

SXSW 2014 Review: CHEF Cooks Up Profound Retrospect

I've been waiting 15 years to give Jon Favreau the glowing review he's earned in spades with his return-to-roots film Chef. He has no doubt had a very interesting career since his initial indie splash Swingers back in '96, but...

Favreau, VERONICA MARS, Zombies Lead SXSW First Wave Announcement

Sundance has yet to kick off but our friends in Texas ain't waiting around to start ticking off their films for March's SXSW Film Fest. Just announced are the seven films that makeup the "first wave" of programming for...

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,...