Posts Tagged ‘family’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Frankenweenie”

  FRANKENWEENIE:  Watch It At Home – Tim Burton Tries To Bring His Old Creation Back to Life Tim Burton certainly can’t have planned it this way, but his new stop-motion feature version of FRANKENWEENIE serves...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Malibu Country”

  MALIBU COUNTRY: Friday 8:30PM starting November 2 on ABC – Worth A Look Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited and re-scor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Trouble With the Curve”

  TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE:  Worth A Ticket – Another Late Autumn Role for Clint Think of TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE as Million Dollar Baby Lite.  Again we have the cranky older man (Clint Eastwood, this time a baseball ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “The Muppets”





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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY LA FILM FEST REVIEW: “People Like Us”

  PEOPLE LIKE US:  Watch It At Home – Not The First Movie Like This   Sam Harper (Chris Pine) is a guy we’ve met before.  He’s the fast-talking, self-absorbed hustler who gets along in life by shee...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Guys With Kids”

  GUYS WITH KIDS: Wednesday 8:30PM starting September 26 on NBC (“sneak peek” Sept 12 after “America’s Got Talent” season finale) – Change the Channel Disclaimer: Network pilots now in c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted”

MADAGASCAR 3:  EUROPE’S MOST WANTED – Worth A Ticket – A Circus Indeed   There’s a certain luxury in being DreamWorks Animation.   Pixar gets the awards and the acclaim, but it’s also held ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Silver Linings Playbook”

  SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK:  Don’t Get Sold Out – A Rom-Com With Dance Moves All Its Own Anyone who doubts that Jennifer Lawrence is a real-thing, big-time movie star should get thee hence to a theater showing ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “We Bought A Zoo”

    WE BOUGHT A ZOO:  Worth A Ticket – Cameron Crowe Pays His Dues and Keeps His Dignity   There’s a classic line in Albert Brooks’s incredibly prescient 1979 Real Life where Brooks, as the pro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Monte Carlo”

  MONTE CARLO:  Watch It At Home – The Usual Tourist Stops   Beware the credit “Screen Story by.”  It means that whatever the original source material for a movie may have been, it’s essentia...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Guys With Kids”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “The New Normal”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Shameless”

  SHAMELESS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime SHAMELESS often feels like the raging id of its showrunner and (US) creator, pillar of the Hollywood establishment John Wells.  Wells is the man behind ER, the senior producer who gui...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY VOD REVIEW: “The Magic of Belle Isle”

  THE MAGIC OF BELLE ISLE:  In Limited Theatrical Release and on VOD – If Nothing Else Is On   Few recent Hollywood career trajectories have been as puzzling as Rob Reiner’s.  From 1984-1992, Reiner dire...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Mirror Mirror”

    MIRROR MIRROR:  Not Even For Free – 7 Years Bad Luck     When it was announced that 2012 would bring two big-budget movie versions of the Snow White story, not to mention TV’s Once Upon A Ti...
by Mitch Salem