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The Lego Batman Movie Trailer


Everyone knows how committed Batman is to his cause, he spends his days in the Batcave plotting different ways to save Gotham from the constant threat The Joker and his other cronies currently hold over the city. The one person who knows Batman better than anyone is his butler Alfred but his ageing helper has grown increasingly worried about his master's current mental state.

Wishing to find a new outlet and possibly offer some joy to Bruce's life, Alfred revokes Batman's Batcave computer privileges in an attempt for the caped crusader to bond with his adopted son. Batman is far from enthused and literally knows nothing about the kid who's living in Wayne Manor but when Dick accidentally stumbles upon the Batcave and all of Batman's elaborate toys, he can't believe his luck! First job is to find a suitable costume and young Dick takes no time re-working a Reggae style outfit.

Now Batman has found a side-kick, how will the two get on and find a way to save the city from The Joker who's planning on taking over control of Gotham.

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The Lego Batman Movie - Teaser Trailer


As ever, Batman is busy protecting his beloved Gotham city and The Joker is up to his usual tricks causing chaos for our hero. 

As The Joker's rule over the city strengthens, Batman realises that he must loosen up slightly and be open to teaming up with some equally skilled heroes. Following on from the first Lego movie, this film centres on Batman's character. The Lego Batman Movie will see many of the characters from the first movie make reappearances.

The Lego Batman Movie will be released in US cinemas from February 2017 and will see Will Arnett will voice Batman and Zach Galifianakis as The Joker.

Birdman - Exclusive Featurette


The cast and crew of 'Birdman' discuss the visionary filming techniques behind the movie in a short featurette. Among them are director, writer and producer Alejandro González Iñárritu, producers John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole, and stars Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, Andrea Riseborough and Amy Ryan.

Inarritu explains his initial idea of having the audience see the movie through the eyes of main character Riggan Thomas himself, which resulted in a one-take experience that struck fear in the hearts of the cast who, as Emma reveals, constantly had to be switched on in their roles. We also get a glimpse into the semi-hallucination effects that affect Riggan throughout the movie.

'BiRDMAN (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)' is released in UK cinemas on 1st January 2015.

Birdman - Clips


Riggan Thomas (Michael Keeton) is faced with a serious problem. In an attempt to make himself appear relevant in the new world following his role as television superhero Birdman twenty years ago, he has written a stage adaptation of sixty-year-old book. But his problem is, that the actor hired to star in the production has dropped out. The plays producer, Jake (Zach Galifianakis) is in the process of explaining how much trouble they are in, when Lesley (Naomi Watts) explains that her lover, the famous Mike Shiner (Edward Norton) is ready and willing to step into the role. 

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Jay-Z Bags A Webby Award With Google, Kickstarter, And That Bieber Interview


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The winners of the Webby Awards were announced on Monday, revealing a whole host of honorees dedicated to excellence on the internet. Google, Jay Z, Justin Bieber, and Kickstarter are just a few of the many winners picked out for innovation online. The awards' judges included Tumblr founder David Karp, Arianna Huffington and House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey.

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Jay Z & Beyoncé Gain A Load More Accolades Thanks To The Webby Awards.

Music's power couple Jay Z and Beyoncé are yet again the stars of the show, with Jay Z's Magna Carter Holy Grail app winning for best music app while the 'Drunk In Love' pop star won the People's Voice Award in the celebrity fan category for her site, Beyonce.com.

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Barack Obama And Zach Galifianakis Trade Slugs In Hilarious Sit-Down


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Barack Obama showed off his acting chops when he was interviewed by Zack Galifianakis on ‘Between Two Ferns’. The President of The United States traded insults with The Hangover star as the pair discussed healthcare reform, bad third movies, the problems with North Ikea and basketball.

Zach GalifianakisZach Galifianakis and Obama really went at it

It was Mr Obama that kicked off the insults, saying, "When I heard that people actually watch this show, I was actually pretty surprised." To which Zack (I’m not spelling his name out every time) replied: "What is it like to be the last black president?" "What's it like for this to be the last time you ever talk to a president?" Mr Obama replied."It must kind of stink, though, that you can't run three times?" continued Zak.

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Scared Of Heights? Zach Galifianakis Is And He Skipped Brazilian Press Conference Because Of It


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Zach Galifianakis might act like the wild guy in The Hangover III, but even he has his limits – and they appear to be heights! The actor was scheduled to be at an event in Brazil recently, though it involved him getting in a cable car and going up 220 meters to the top of a hill where a press conference was taking place with him and co-stars Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms. Galifianakis instead decided that he'd rather not do it.

The reason? Apparently the comedy actor is so afraid of heights that he pretty much refused to go all the way up there, and so was subsequently a no show for the interview. “Zach is afraid of heights, and called into the press conference to let participants know, and made a few jokes” a rep for him confirmed to Gossip Cop.

Talking of no shows, The Hangover III might as well have no showed at the US Box Office. Ok, that’s probably a slight exaggeration, but given that the first Hangover film collected a mighty $135 million on its debut weekend in the cinemas, the bosses behind the franchise have got to be disappointed that it returned a comparatively meagre $55 million. It suggests that the writing’s on the wall for the series and you’d hope that there won’t be anymore, with the film also getting somewhat of a critical panning.

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A Week In Movies: The Hangover Saga Ends, The Hunger Games Cast Talk Catching Fire And Jennifer Aniston Plays A Stripper


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The Hangover III

The big global release this week is The Hangover Part III, and the cast has been jetting around the world for premieres in Los Angeles and London, where fans screamed at actors Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms and Ken Jeong as they paraded up the red carpet. The critical response hasn't been quite as positive.

The 66th Cannes Film Festival winds down this weekend in France. Critics are praising new films by Steven Soderbergh (Behind the Candelabra starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon), Alexander Payne (Nebraska with Bruce Dern) and the Coen Brothers (Inside Llewyn Davis with break-out actor Oscar Isaac). They weren't so thrilled by Ryan Gosling's reunion with Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn for Only God Forgives, although they praised costar Kristin Scott Thomas for going far against type.

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Is The Hangover III Worth Seeing? Final Film Splits Audiences And Critics Alike


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The Hangover III is the end of an era for the Wolfpack; the band of misfits that have drank (and more) their way through Las Vegas, Bangkok and back again for three of the most successful comedy films of all time. For a franchise this successful, a trilogy was alway going to be imminent, but has the over-longing of the franchise ruined the integrity of the original, and should you bother going to see the third film in the first place?

This was kind of the problem with the last film really, with many commenting on how the Thailand-based sequel was too similar to the first, and whilst the premise of the movie has changed somewhat (this time round the boys get caught up on their way to sending Alan to rehab, rather than going wild on a stag-do) there has still been a heap of criticism put on the Todd Phillips film for it's lack of originality. Then again, don't they say; if it ain't broke then don't try and fix it? Judging by the expected box office takings for the movie over the weekend, the formula definitely isn't broken.

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In the Hangover III, as is often the case in the movies, Doug (Justin Bartha) falls victim to the latest mishap that renders him almost unseen for the majority of the flick, this time being kidnapped by gangster John Goodman, because the recurrent Leslie Chow (Ken Jeong) stole his gold. It's up to Phil (Bradley Cooper), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Stu (Ed Helms) to bring back the Wolfpack and return to Vegas one last time to find Chow and the gold before its too late.

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Video - Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper And Zach Galifianakis Talk About Connecting With Each Other And Laughing On The Set Of 'The Hangover Part III'


Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis are interviewed about the last instalment of 'The Hangover' comedy series. They talk about their feelings on leaving the movie, first impressions of each other and laughing on set.

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Hangover III – Will We Miss It? Heather Graham Will!


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It’s been a long and winding road for The Hangover. Long because it’s been going on for ages, and winding, because one of them was good, and two of them are rubbish. For that, we probably won’t miss it too much, but Heather Graham will.

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"I'm pretty boring in my real life. I don't really drink, I'm not that wild, so it's fun to play these wild characters on screen," explains Graham, bemoaning the fact that she can no longer play Jade, a stripper. "I get to be the only woman in the scene and it's fun." We can understand that, but considering Graham gets her kit off in nearly every film she’s in, we’re guessing she’ll be able to get some of that excitement in her next project, whatever it is. Someone else who might miss a decade of hangovers is Todd Phillips. "They roll out the red carpet for me in Vegas, sure. It's like that scene in Goodfellas where he walks into the Copa," he explained. Who wouldn’t miss that!?

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Hangover III Reviews – Wolfpack Fail To Say Goodbye In Style


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It seems the Hangover franchise is still hung-over from its initial outing; it simply hasn’t been able to recreate the magic of the first film. The reviews are in for the Wolfpack’s third outing, and it’s not looking pretty.

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There will have been one goal for this film, okay maybe two: be better than the second film, which was awful, and make loads of money. According to the reviews, you can kiss that first objective goodbye. Having said that, the second film was really awful. “Bad scripting, bad plotting, terrible joke formulation, and not a single character actually having a hangover until part-way through the end credits. What kind of a Hangover movie is this?” ponder The Telegraph in their review. “Tonally a complete departure from the rest of the series, which is at once laudably brave and disappointingly unfunny,” write film magazine, Empire, while Stefan Pape of HeyUGuys writes: “So as we bid farewell to Phil, Stu and Alan once and for all, it's just not quite the riotous comedy you had hoped it would be."

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Zach Galifianakis’ Homeless Woman Date For Hangover III Premiere


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Zach Galifianakis’ homeless woman – his date for the premiere of The Hangover III – was Mimi Haist. This wasn’t a spur of the moment thing, though; the movie-star met Haist at a laundromat in 1994.

For 20 years now, the pair have been friends. Galifianakis learnt that she was homeless, and subsequently went about paying the rent on her one-bedroom apartment. He’s also taken her to many glitzy events in that time. “I’m looking forward to it, I like the excitement of it,” Haist told the New York Daily News.

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Hangover Part III - The Wolf Pack Are Packing It In After Three Glorious Adventures


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It started as a joke; a low-budget, quirky movie about three guys who have the night of their lives, and then have the time of their lives sorting out the mess they’ve made. Now, it’s a multi-million dollar franchise, and this weekend, it enters its third and final movie, The Hangover Part III.

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Ed Helms [L] and Bradley Cooper [R] get up to some pretty weird stuff in The Hangover films

“We just stumbled on that one thing and thought it would be an interesting thing to explore as far as what that meant and what it's about. So we didn't do it like that, but I do know the movies pretty well,” says Director Todd Phillips on how the Hangover idea was born.

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Zach Galifianakis - Los Angeles premiere 'The Hangover Part III' held at the Westwood Village Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 21st May 2013

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Zach Galifianakis - Los Angeles premiere 'The Hangover Part III' held at the Westwood Village Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 20th May 2013

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James Franco And Zach Galifianakis Pound Shots And Plan Weddings In New Lonely Island Video


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James Franco, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton teamed up with online comedians The Lonely Island for their latest video, Spring Break Anthem. The Lonely Island trio are currently in the midst of promoting their upcoming release, The Wack Album and have promised audiences a video every Wednesday until the official release date. Spring Break Anthem made for a great kickoff to the festivities and a seasonally appropriate as well, what with students the world over currently hitting the beach. This is exactly the theme of the video as well – booze, babes and… same sex weddings.

Yep. The Lonely Island’s particular brand of crude humor got everyone once again, with lyrics that go “Bros before h**s and chicks with no clothes on/ Slammin’ shots and marry a man.” You have to admire TLI’s commitment to being offensive to every demographic, without actually offending anyone, though. Plus, the video is colorful and fast enough to make you forget the lack of any actual point - as with most of the comedians' content. Plus, James Franco is exactly on cue for this, having recently starred in the neon-toned Harmony Korine romp Spring Breakers. So you should probably watch the video below. It’s funny, it’s… almost kind of witty, but most of all, we’re (along with the entire internet) are just glad The Lonely Island guys are back.

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RIPD, Jeff Bridges And Ryan Reynolds Play Ghost Cops: What's Not To Like? [Trailer & Pictures]


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The trailer for R.I.P.D is finally here and it looks a riot. In case you haven't been following the production of this movie, it stars Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges as deceased cops who work for the Rest in Peace Department, hunting down some scary looking ghoulish souls called 'Deados' who've escaped judgement.

But, there's a twist. Ryan's character Nick Walker is looking for the man who murdered him in a botched police operation. The trailer opens with Nick working for the real life police - he enters a warehouse looking for a criminal, though is quickly gunned down and sent to the R.I.P.D and told of his new role. There he meets Wild West lawman Roy Pulsipher (Bridges), his new partner who appears to channel his Oscar nominated role as Rooster Cogburn in True Grit. The souls begin to get out of control and gunfights and chaos ensue, with the partners trying to defend the world "one soul at a time." 

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Zach Galifianakis - Celebrities watch the LA Lakers play Minnesota Timberwolves at the Staples Centre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 28th February 2013

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Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre Thursday 2nd August 2012 Los Angeles premiere of 'The Campaign' held at The Grauman's Chinese Theatre - Outside Arrivals

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Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre Thursday 2nd August 2012 Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Campaign' held at The Grauman's Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

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Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre Tuesday 31st July 2012 Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Campaign' held at The Grauman's Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

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Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Zach Galifianakis and Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Zach Galifianakis Wednesday 25th July 2012 Screening of 'The Campaign' at the Landmark's Sunshine Cinema

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Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell - Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell Wednesday 18th July 2012 Promote their new movie The Campaign, released August 10, by throwing out a dueling first pitch against each other at Wrigley Field as the Chicago Cubs took on the Florida Marlins.

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Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell
Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell
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Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell

Zach Galifianakis Tuesday 17th July 2012 promotes his film 'The Campaign' at the Grove on entertainment news show 'Extra'

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Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell
Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell
Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell

Zach Galifianakis, Will Ferrell, Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences and Academy Awards - Zach Galifianakis, Brett McKenzie and Will Ferrell Sunday 26th February 2012 84th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) held at the Kodak Theatre - Press Room

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Zach Galifianakis, Academy Of Motion Pictures And Sciences and Academy Awards

Zach Galifianakis Sunday 23rd October 2011 The Los Angeles Premiere of 'Puss in Boots' held at the Regency - outside Los Angeles, California

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The Muppets Trailer


Underneath the famous Muppet Theatre, oil has been discovered. Tex Richman, an oilman, finds out and plans to demolish the theatre so he can start drilling. Walter, Gary and Mary are three friends who also happen to be huge fans of The Muppets. They plan to stage what they call 'The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever', so they can raise $10 million to stop the destruction of the Muppet Theatre.

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Puss In Boots Trailer


Puss in Boots first appeared in Shrek, sent by Princess' Fiona's father King Harold to kill the ogre; however, he fails in doing this and instead becomes friends with Shrek and in particular with Donkey, helping them and their friends on various quests around the kingdom of Far Far Away.

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The Hangover Part II Review


Weak
Proving that 2009's The Hangover was a fluke, this sequel returns to filmmaker Todd Phillips' more usual mean-spirited style, abandoning laughs for a series of painfully awkward scenarios held together by a contrived plot.

Having finally put the embarrassment of "that" weekend in Las Vegas behind him, Stu (Helms) is ready to settle down with fiance Lauren (Chung), who's planning their romantic wedding in Thailand. But after a night drinking on the beach, Stu wakes up in a Bangkok flat with fast-thinking friend Phil (Cooper), nutcase Alan (Galifianakis), an eerily smart monkey and Mr Chow (Jeong), the criminal who caused such chaos in Vegas. The problem is that Lauren's 16-year-old brother Teddy (Mason Lee) is missing. But what exactly happened last night?

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Zach Galifianakis - Thursday 19th May 2011 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California

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The Hangover: Part II Trailer


Best friends Phil, Alan, Stu and Doug reunite for yet another wedding, this time, it's Stu's turn to tie the knot and he and his fiancé decide the perfect location for their marriage will be in Thailand. After experiencing Doug's pre-wedding rituals in Las Vegas, Stu has opted for a far more civilized stag do, he's arranged for he and his boys to have brunch. The guys are joined by Stu's wife-to-be's (teenage) brother, after all they're only going for brunch, four grown men should be able to look after him.

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Zach Galifianakis Saturday 30th April 2011 Zach Galifianakis went shopping in Arlington's Clarendon district and stopped by the Clarendon Grill for lunch Arlington, Virginia

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Zach Galifianakis Sunday 24th April 2011 Celebrities at the NBA playoffs game 4, New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics - Arrivals New York City, USA

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It's Kind Of A Funny Story Review


Good
While this comedy is an intriguing exploration of mental illness, the title is perhaps too accurate: it's only kind of funny. But even though the film is somewhat mopey, it's also packed with great moments.

Craig (Gilchrist) is a 17-year-old overwhelmed by thoughts of suicide. So one night he heads to the emergency room for help, then talks the doctor into admitting him for observation. He's a bit shocked that he'll be there for at least five days, but quickly becomes friends with Bobby (Galifianakis) and Noelle (Roberts). His parents (Graham and Gaffigan) are supportive, and his doctors (Davis and Davies) help him work through his issues. But the biggest challenge is to sort out his feelings for Nia (Kravitz), the girlfriend of his best pal (Mann).

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Due Date Review


Bad
This film purports to be a comedy and yet doesn't contain a single genuine laugh. Although there are a few very cheap ones. But the strangest thing is that it seems to have been written more as an angry drama.

Peter (Downey) is an architect in Atlanta on business, ready to go home for the birth of his first child. While his wife (Monaghan) waits for him in Los Angeles, he heads to the airport but gets entangled with dorky aspiring actor Ethan (Galifianakis) and ends up on the no-fly list. As Peter and Ethan drive cross-country a series of adventures ensue, from a stop to buy medical marijuana to a car crash caused by a spot of narcolepsy to an action-packed encounter on the Mexican border.

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Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis - Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis, London, England - UK premiere of 'Due Date' at The Empire Cinema, Leicester Square. Wednesday 3rd November 2010

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Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis
Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis
Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis
Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis

Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis - Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey, London, England - UK premiere of 'Due Date' at The Empire Cinema, Leicester Square. Wednesday 3rd November 2010

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Robert Downey Jr and Zach Galifianakis
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Zach Galifianakis - Guest and Zach Galifianakis Thursday 28th October 2010 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre Hollywood, California

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Zach Galifianakis - Monday 25th October 2010 at Beverly Hilton Hotel Beverly Hills, California

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Zach Galifianakis and Jimmy Kimmel - Thursday 23rd September 2010 at ABC Los Angeles, California

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Zach Galifianakis and Jimmy Kimmel
Zach Galifianakis and Jimmy Kimmel

Due Date Trailer


Peter is a business man who's trying to get home to his wife to be there for the birth of their first child. Being stuck on the other side of the country Peter plans to catch a flight from Atlanta to make sure he's back home in plenty of time. But when he's unable to fly driving is his only option, an aspiring actor names Ethan comes to the rescue of Peters and offers him a place in his car.

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Zach Galifianakis Tuesday 14th September 2010 New York screening of 'It's Kind of a Funny Story' at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema - Arrivals New York City, USA

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Dinner For Schmucks Review


Good
This silly American remake of a silly French comedy provides its cast with some lively and often hilarious characters. But there's not much else going on here.

Thankfully, the moralising sentimentality is kept to a minimum.

Tim (Rudd) is hoping to get a promotion at work, but his boss (Greenwood) wants him to prove himself by joining their Dinner for Winners, at which each executive must turn up with the biggest idiot they can find. Tim's girlfriend (Szostak) is appalled by the idea, and even more furious when she meets Tim's new "friend" Barry (Carell), an overeager goofball who creates elaborate tableaux with dead mice. It's pretty clear that Barry will win the competition, but he'll probably destroy Tim's life in the process.

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Dinner for Schmucks Trailer


Tim loves his job, and he knows that any employee who wishes to climb the executive ladder may have to do things that they're not morally comfortable with; when Tim is invited to dinner by his boss he's elated but when it's revealed his dining partner won't be his fiancé Julie, he must find a 'remarkable' person to take to dinner, the person with the most impressive guest is rewarded with work benefits. After speaking with Julie, Tim decides he's going to take the moral highroad and give dinner a miss but when he accidentally hits a man in his Porsche, he can't believe how perfect this guy would be for the meal.

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Up In The Air Review


Excellent
Smart and funny, this breezy and bittersweet drama carries dark resonance for a society caught in the middle of both recession and downsizing. And Clooney couldn't be more perfectly cast in this role.

Ryan Bingham (Clooney) sacks people for a living. As he flies around America trying to soften the blow, he connects with a sexy businesswoman (Farmiga) and starts a side job leading motivational sessions about minimising the baggage in your life. He also builds up a whopping frequent flier account. So when his boss (Bateman) hires efficiency expert Natalie (Kendrick) to streamline the downsizing business, he feels the rug being pulled out from beneath him.

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Youth In Revolt Trailer


Nick Twisp is an average 16 year old boy, obsessed with the opposite sex yet he never has any luck finding a girl of his own. Whilst on holiday with his unpredictable parents Nick finds a new girl who he feels is right for him, Sheeni. Now the only thing standing in his way is the undeniable fact that, nice guys never get the girl.... there's also a another small problem Sheeni already has a boyfriend. 

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G-Force Trailer


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G-Force Review


Very Good
This rollicking action romp has all of the chase scenes and car crashes you expect from a Jerry Bruckheimer movie, but a lot more (intentional) laughs thanks to a witty script and a cast of engaging rodents.

Ben and Marcie (Galifianakis and Garner) are horrified when a new FBI manager (Arnett) decides to shut down their project: training rodents and insects to be super spies. But these tiny agents refuse to go quietly, especially as they've just launched a mission to stop a kitchen appliance maker (Nighy) from taking over the world. After being shipped off to a pet store, three guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez and Blaster (voiced by Rockwell, Cruz and Morgan) and their tech-expert mole Speckles (Cage) plot their escape with pet guinea pig Hurley (Favreau).

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The Hangover Review


Excellent
The guys' trip to Vegas. The bromance of the bachelor party. These are current cultural givens, situations that suggest their own outrageous events without you ever visualizing the final results. It's all sin, shots, and strippers (mandatory on the strippers). Anyone venturing into such territory -- artistically, that is -- runs a two-fold risk of failing anticipation and flatly fulfilling expectations. It's within such complicated comedic realities that Old School's Todd Phillips comes to the concept, and he delivers big time. Uproariously funny, with one certified star-making turn among all the anarchy, this pre-marriage road trip turns the events of one night of drunken debauchery into the stuff of movie myth -- and you can't help but laugh all the way through.

Doug Billings (Justin Bartha) is getting married in two days, and his best friends Phil Wenneck (Bradley Cooper) and dentist Dr. Stu Price (Ed Helms) are taking him to Vegas for his bachelor party. Unfortunately, the groom's freakish future brother-in-law Alan (Zach Galifianakis) is tagging along as well. With their villa at Caesar's Palace secured, they head up to the hotel roof for a round of shots before hitting the strip. The next morning, Doug is gone and the remaining "party" members awake in a sea of destruction. Stu has lost a tooth. There's a newborn baby in the closet. And there's a real man-eating tiger in the bathroom. Hoping to track down their pal, Phil, Stu, and Alan begin searching. Eventually, they run into Asian gangsters, Mike Tyson, and Stu's quickie stripper bride Jade (Heather Graham), but no Doug. And time is running out before the groom has to walk down the aisle.

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The Comedians Of Comedy Review


Bad
The idea behind the The Comedians of Comedy tour - recorded for posterity in this tedious documentary - was to take a quartet of comics and put them on the road in unusual venues that would normally be played by indie and punk bands. The theory motivating this was that they could make the whole thing not just cheaper (no two-drink minimum) but also substantively different from the type of comedy filling most yuck factories around the country. In practice, this leads to a lot of material of the alt-comedy variety that has spread over the past decade or so - most popularly typified by the standup routines of Janeane Garofalo - a style with possibilities and limitations, both well illustrated by the comics on this tour.

On the low-rewards end are Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn, each of whom have had semi-regular sitcom gigs (King of Queens and Just Shoot Me, respectively) and are given the bulk of the screen time here, unfortunately. With Oswalt, a soft and unassuming Oliver Platt-like guy who has a penchant for excruciatingly long and unfunny political rants, the reason for his prominence is clear: he's both the emcee of the show and a producer of the film. The inclusion of Posehn, a looming Wookiee of a man with a voice that alternates between a high-pitched squeak and a low stoner mumble, makes less sense, given how much of his material is given over to geeky musings on Star Wars.

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The Comedians Of Comedy Review


Bad
The idea behind the The Comedians of Comedy tour - recorded for posterity in this tedious documentary - was to take a quartet of comics and put them on the road in unusual venues that would normally be played by indie and punk bands. The theory motivating this was that they could make the whole thing not just cheaper (no two-drink minimum) but also substantively different from the type of comedy filling most yuck factories around the country. In practice, this leads to a lot of material of the alt-comedy variety that has spread over the past decade or so - most popularly typified by the standup routines of Janeane Garofalo - a style with possibilities and limitations, both well illustrated by the comics on this tour.

On the low-rewards end are Patton Oswalt and Brian Posehn, each of whom have had semi-regular sitcom gigs (King of Queens and Just Shoot Me, respectively) and are given the bulk of the screen time here, unfortunately. With Oswalt, a soft and unassuming Oliver Platt-like guy who has a penchant for excruciatingly long and unfunny political rants, the reason for his prominence is clear: he's both the emcee of the show and a producer of the film. The inclusion of Posehn, a looming Wookiee of a man with a voice that alternates between a high-pitched squeak and a low stoner mumble, makes less sense, given how much of his material is given over to geeky musings on Star Wars.

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Below Review


Weak
When is somebody going to scare the shit out of us again?

Will the day arrive when I can watch a movie with the same frightened, uneasy feeling I get when I walk through my darkened hallway at midnight?

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Out Cold Review


Weak

Some awesome helicopter shots of showboating snowboarders tearing through powder on pristine 70-degree inclines runs under the opening titles of "Out Cold," an elementary comedy about party-hardy slope bums who use the word "dude" like a comma. The movie's closing credits play over some bloopers and the opening scene's badly biffed outtakes. The wipeouts are even more spectacular than the successful runs.

As for what's in between, therein lies the problem.

The entire plot is laid out in two lines of dialogue uttered almost back-to-back during the opening scene at a scruffy bar in rural Bull Mountain, Alaska. "Maybe the buyer can supply the mountain with what it really needs: really hot chicks!" exclaims one interchangeable stoner dude, regarding the greedy developer who wants to turn the town into an Aspen-like resort of condos and $4 cups of coffee. About 30 seconds later, he pipes up again to opine on the love life of a pal who is still pining for an old girlfriend: "Rick, you're an idiot not to go for Jenny!"

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Below Review


Good

Already packed solid with all the claustrophobic wartime tension a good submarine thriller needs, "Below" squeezes in something more -- a startling, bone-chilling element of the supernatural.

Set onboard an American sub called the USS Tiger Shark, cruising the Atlantic during World War II, the tightly drawn story begins with the boat doubling back on its planned course under orders to rescue the only three survivors of a torpedoed British hospital ship -- a crewman, a badly burned patient and a nurse (Olivia Williams), who causes consternation among the crew. She's pretty, sure. But more importantly, maritime superstition holds that women are bad luck on a submarine.

Director David Twohy ("Pitch Black") wastes no time in building seat-gripping suspense. The Tiger Shark's sonar officer picks up an unknown contact just as the sub is surfacing amongst the sunken steamer's debris, so the rescue becomes a palpably perilous race against time. The scene is nerve-wracking, thanks in no small part to Twohy's touches of tense creativity (all the dread he needs is found in a single shot looking back at the captain's eye from inside the periscope) and a potently unsettling, untraditionally military score by Graeme Revell ("Pitch Black," "Blow," "Tomb Raider").

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