What do you mean you were more into The Waltons?
With Jesse Eisenberg fresh from The Social Network fame and Danny McBride enjoying the dimming flash in the pan of his career, 30 Minutes or Less is an enjoyable buddy comedy-come-crime caper that is worth a look. You might not remember it 30 minutes later, but you’ll still have a good time.
Having said tearful goodbyes to our latest band of innocent intern dream-punchers, it’s left to the haggard founders to drag the tattered decorations of ORANGE WEDNESDAYS HURRAH out of storage, and hang them in the now silent corridors of Best For Film towers. It’s never the same, but WE MUST GO ON. Sigh. At least we’ve got Winnie the Pooh, eh?
Director David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) is back with frequent collaborators James Franco (127 Hours) and Danny McBride (Eastbound & Down) for a big-budget epic… stoner comedy? That’s right. Imagine Harry Potter if Harry was as juvenile and vulgar as, well, your average teenage boy and you pretty much have Your Highness.
Oh my shit, it’s April! And it’s brought along not only Fools’ Days, sweet spring showers and the prospect of some chinless wonder marrying a Sloane, but also a batch of fresh and steaming new films – some promising, others less so. Stick around as we sift through this month’s cinematic offerings week by week and separate the fresh fish (FRESH FISH, Glen Coco!) from the distinctly murky tuna salad…
Regular as a clockwork digestive system full of Branflakes, it’s our weekly cheat sheet! This week, we thought we’d give you a leg up for all those inevitable discussions about Black Swan with some insider info on our absolute favourite Queen of Naboo: it’s Natalie Portman.