Tag Archives: John C. Reilly

News Bites: Comics, Croods and Creed

It’s Friday morning, and that means it’s once again time for the News Bites, your weekly dose of movie and entertainment news. As expected, last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con had a whole host of announcements for movies based on comic … Continue reading

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News Bites: Muppets of Steel

Better late than never, here are today’s News Bites. I know they’re going up more than 12 hours later than normal, but it’s been a busy week and a bit of a trying one with a misbehaving internet connection. However, … Continue reading

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News Bites: Pixar and Pixels

It’s the end of May, and it’s also the end of the work week for most people. Which is to say, it’s Friday, and it’s time for the News Bites. Disney and their subsidiaries are dominating the news this week, … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Files: Never Been Kissed

As I’ve noted before, I’m far from the target audience for romantic comedies, so normally I would never give Never Been Kissed a second glance. But I’m also something of a completist by nature. The movie was one of ten … Continue reading

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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie

I very nearly didn’t watch this movie. I was channel surfing, saw it was coming up on the Movie Channel, and saw it was a film released this year. I’d heard the name once or twice but couldn’t remember seeing … Continue reading

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The Animated Annoying Comic Actor Conundrum

As I was coming home from watching Wreck-It Ralph the other day, something crossed my mind that has crossed it a few times before. I’m not a big fan of John C. Reilly, or at least not of his comedies. … Continue reading

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Wreck-It Ralph

Wreck-It Ralph is the 52nd feature-length animated film out of Disney. I’ll admit that when I first heard about it I was more than a little skeptical. Of course, at the time all I knew was the name — back … Continue reading

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Chicago

When I reviewed Gangs of New York, I mentioned that there were a number of Academy Awards — notably Best Picture and some of the technical awards — where it lost out to Chicago. I wondered at the time if … Continue reading

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Gangs of New York

How does a film garner ten different Academy Award nominations and then walk away with a goose-egg? Looking at the 2003 Oscar results, it appears that Chicago razzle-dazzled Gangs of New York out of several of the awards it was … Continue reading

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