Writer-director Jonathan Levine has made a name for
himself as a filmmaker on the verge and the edge, tiptoeing the dividing line between comedy and drama that have sought to fully earn the hybrid dramedy label for the millennial set.
Yet another reimagining of previously filmed material, although this time writer-director Billy Ray (Breach) tackles Argentinian Juan José Campanella’s Academy Award-winning film The Secret in Their Eyes.
I still remember the first time I took notice of actor Emory Cohen onscreen. In the Derek Cianfrance film The Place Beyond the Pines, he played the pampered son of Bradley Cooper’s reluctant cop-turned-hero.
Nothing defines the holidays like star-studded movies
focusing on disparate generations of families coming together to bicker
and backstab while eventually bonding and basking in the glow of the
season for a precious few days.
Lifelong best friends Milly (Toni Collette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore)
have been co-stars in a long-running saga — The Milly Affair — which has
been a Sex and the City-inspired account of Milly’s life as seen
via Jess as the glorified hanger-on dragged into every frame.