Tag Archive | Josh Hutcherson

Review: “The Disaster Artist”

Review: “The Disaster Artist”

“The Disaster Artist” is a missed opportunity. It takes the most bizarre, fascinating true story of cult cinema and reduces it down to an oddball, feel-good joke. There’s a story worth telling here, but it feels like director James Franco is giving us Cliff’s Notes of Cliff’s Notes. At its core, the film tells the […]

Review: “Epic”

Review: “Epic”

I’m genuinely eager to thumb through William Joyce’s picture book “The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs,” the credited source material for “Epic,” just to see how much in common the movie has with the 1996 text. That’s because the movie plays less like an original creation than the result of its (count ‘em) […]

Francis Lawrence is officially on for Catching Fire

We all knew it was coming, but now it’s official: Francis Lawrence is definitely set to catch fire. Lawrence, director of I Am Legend and Water for Elephants, is officially set to helm Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games. Though news broke that Lawrence had been offered the job recently, now the ink […]

MTV Movie Awards nominations announced

The Oscars have been handed out, so now it’s time for the Golden Popcorn. The MTV Movie Awards nominations have been released, and it’s an unsurprising bunch, replete with movies based on young adult novels and categories that one won’t expect to join the Academy Awards in this century (sample category: Best On-Screen Dirtbag). The […]