When Ben Stiller decided – and the Powers-That-Be, against their collective best interest, agreed – to make a totally unnecessary, completely redundant sequel to the 2001 semi-cult hit, Zoolander, no on was clamoring to see, hear, or otherwise experience, he forgot to add a crucial ingredient: Bring the funny
Leading up to the release of Muppets Most Wanted I have had the opportunity to reflect on the Muppets films and choose my favorites. This is no small feat for someone like myself who fell in love with movies and television very early, based mostly on the work of Jim Henson.
Dear Readers, First-timers should check out the original This Chick’s Flicks post, What’s In A Name?: Re-Defining “CHICK FLICK”, before continuing. To my faithful return readers, I bid you welcome once more! On to the topic of the day… The Five-Year Engagement—a rom-com written by Nicholas Stoller and Jason Segel, produced by
There are very few things about The Five Year Engagement that are going to come off as a surprise. It’s a studio backed romantic comedy, so it’s got some of the same beats we’ve seen time and time again. The challenge this film had going for it was whether or
THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT looks like it will be another great film from writer director Nicholas Stoller (GET HIM TO THE GREEK and FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL). The movie follows Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) and Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt) as they get engaged and the years the subsequently follow. The original plan