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Last weekend, we honored Labor Day with a list of films celebrating labor unions and working people. But as every mother knows there is another kind of “labor.” Two things that Hollywood loves – weddings and births – are the subjects of countless films. To celebrate that other kind of “labor day,” here are a half-dozen movies (in no particular order) about having a baby with a birth scene.
1. Knocked Up (2007)
Judd Apatow’s guy-humor comedy features Kathryn Heigl in a very graphic birth scene with some shots you won’t soon forget (in the unedited version), which some have suggested might serve as birth control for some women out there.
2. The Back-Up Plan (2010)
Probably the weirdest movie birth scene -a home birth in a pool, surrounded by your closest friends, some of whom do not want to be there. Not sure an audience is really called for with this significant life event, »
- Cate Marquis
45 Movies To Look Forward To Before The End Of 2016 1 of 45
Click to skip The Light Between Oceans - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are currently two of Hollywood's most in demand talents and seeing them lighting up the screen together, in a Derek Cianfrance film no less, should be a treat.
Morgan - Sept 2nd
Why You Should See It: Kate Mara heads to space again with a Scott. This time, however, it's Luke, Ridley's son, in what promises to be a thrilling sci-fi debut (in the vein of Ex Machina) for the filmmaker.
Yoga Hosers - Sept 2nd
Sully - Sept 9th
- Mark Cassidy
That's right folks, the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, given by the Broadcast Film Critics' Association (of which I'm a proud voting member!) is moving to an earlier date making it the first major award show of the season! Yay! Take that Golden Globes Ha!
Also, actor/comedian T.J. Miller is returning to host! Take a look at the full press release below:
A&E Network, home of the Critics. Choice Awards for the past two years, today announced a significant shift in the year-end awards season calendar. The 22nd Annual Critics. Choice Awards show will now be kicking off the season as the first major award show honoring the best in film and television when it airs live on Sunday, December 11th at8PM Et/5Pm Pt immediately following .Critics. Choice Red Carpet Live. on A&E at 7Pm Et/4Pt.
Comedian T.J. Miller will return as host of the »
Liane Moriarty (Photo credit: Nic Walker)
The actors are clearly high on Moriarty, having already turned the author's Big Little Lies into a series for HBO that is currently in post.
Witherspoon and Kidman will produce Truly Madly Guilty with Australian Bruna Papandrea (soon to hit Sydney for an in-conversation event hosted by Screen Nsw), who runs Witherspoon's Pacific Standard banner, and Per Saari, who oversees Kidman's Blossom Films..
Pacific Standard is known for its focus on adaptations, with Witherspoon having previously produced Cheryl Strayed's.Wild, directed by Vallee, and Gillian Flynn's.Gone Girl, which was directed by David Fincher. »
- Staff Writer
There was a point when you had to wonder about Disney films, especially when Pixar seemed to putting out the movies to watch. But, with Frozen, Big Hero 6, and now Zootopia, Disney is amazing audiences again. Not that Disney films were ever disappointing, but consistent 10/10 ratings is a different level.
The story of Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin), the cute and fuzzy bunny who just won’t give up on her dreams (despite her father’s advice), and Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), the con artist fox, quickly became one of the most celebrated films of the year.
See our full Zootopia movie review here.
Zootopia, though almost bizarrely unassuming in its delivery, manages to mix genres, offer up characters most movies should envy, and all while mixing in fun and beauty in a way that would make Walt himself proud.
Best of all, as you might easily imagine, the film »
- Marc Eastman
Trainspotting 2, Split, and The Great Wall top our list of trailers you might have missed this week!Trainspotting 2, Split, and The Great Wall top our list of trailers you might have missed this week!Amanda Wood7/29/2016 2:48:00 Pm
If you’re like us and absolutely love trailers, then this was your week.
The tail-end of Comic-Con at the beginning of the week saw tons of new trailers for some of our most hotly-anticipated movies like Wonder Woman, Kong: Skull Island, and Justice League. There were so many new trailers that we made an entire post catching you up on what you might have missed: read it here.
Even after the Comic-Con excitement died out, we saw a bunch of new trailers for a variety of films being released over the next little while. Check them out below to see what you missed!
- Amanda Wood
Partners on Broadway in Cabaret, starring Michelle Williams and Alan Cumming, together in Jason Bateman's The Family Fang with Christopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett and Nicole Kidman, Linda Emond and Danny Burstein this time are parents to Marcus Messner (Logan Lerman) in James Schamus's adaptation of Philip Roth's Indignation with Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts, Ben Rosenfield, Pico Alexander, Noah Robbins and Philip Ettinger.
Linda Emond starred opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in Mike Nichols’ production of Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman and may be seen in Terrence Malick's Weightless with Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Natalie Portman, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Val Kilmer, Benicio Del Toro, and Michael Fassbender.
Danny Burstein: "My dad was a protégé of Philip Roth." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze
“If I did everything right, I could justify to my father the expense of my »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Any good comedy has a title that tells the audience everything it needs to know. Anchorman. Wedding Crashers. Bad Santa. So Office Christmas Party is doing things right. Starring a fantastic comedy ensemble, including Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, T.J. Miller, Kate McKinnon, and Rob Cordry, the stage is set for a christmas party of Project X proportions as Bateman and Miller must save their office from closing by impressing a potential with an epic office party. While this first teaser doesn’t really give us much of the story, we’re given a good taste of the comedy on offer, with some crazy talented comedians, including Miller and McKinnon, really letting loose. If over the top, crude comedy is your bag, this is the christmas movie for you. Released: December 9th »
- email@example.com (Tom White)
Laura Linney is returning to television with the actress tapped to star opposite Jason Bateman in the Netflix drama series "Ozark". Bill Dubuque ("The Judge") is onboard as writer-executive producer alongside Bateman who will also direct and "Hell on Wheels" producer Chris Mundy who will serve as showrunner.
Set in the world of drug-money laundering, the pair play a financial planner couple who must suddenly relocate from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. The series will premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017. [Source: The Live Feed]
Disney's The Nutcracker
Mackenzie Foy ("Interstellar," "The Twilgiht Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2") has scored the role of Clara in its latest retelling of "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" at Walt Disney Pictures. Foy joins Misty Copeland who was recently announced as the lead ballerina in the film's sole dance number.
- Garth Franklin
Laura Linney is heading to Netflix. Deadline reports the actress will star in the streaming service's upcoming new series Ozark.From executive producer Jason Bateman, the drama "revolves around financial planner Marty Bird (Bateman), his wife Wendy (Linney) and their family’s sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks."Read More… »
Laura Linney is moving to the mountains for Netflix.
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The show — premiering in 2017 — follows a financial planner (Bateman, who also serves as a producer/director), his wife (Linney) and their family as they suddenly relocate from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks.
Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…
* Spike TV has ordered a pilot for an untitled late night talk show, »
So far, it's been a good year for Jason Bateman. He voiced a sly and charming fox in the animated smash Zootopia, which has earned more than one billion dollars at the box office worldwide. He portrayed a nasty former classmate of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in the action comedy Central Intelligence, a more modest yet still quite successful release this summer. As those two roles suggest, Bateman has a wide range as an actor. He can play an affable good guy, as he did on TV's Arrested Development for several seasons, or a multilayered character with an edge, as he showed in Joel Edgerton's terrific suspense drama The Gift last year. What sort of character will Bateman be playing in Office Christmas Party? The first teaser trailer for the holiday comedy has now...
- Peter Martin
Laura Linney has joined the cast of Jason Bateman‘s Netflix drama “Ozark” as a series regular, TheWrap has learned. The family crime drama will be directed and executive produced by Bateman, who also stars. Grounded in money-centric reality, the present-day story revolves around financial planner Marty Bird (Bateman), his wife Wendy (Linney) and their family’s sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks. Also Read: 'Gilmore Girls' Trailer: Lorelai Wants to Befriend Amy Schumer (Video) Rather than the familiar skyscrapers and trading floors, “Ozark” explores capitalism, family dynamics »
- Reid Nakamura
Laura Linney is set to star opposite Jason Bateman in Netflix’s drama series Ozark from Media Rights Capital. Bateman also serves as executive producer and director. Grounded in reality and money-centric, this present-day story revolves around financial planner Marty Bird (Bateman), his wife Wendy (Linney) and their family’s sudden relocation from the suburbs of Chicago to a summer resort community in the Missouri Ozarks. Rather than the familiar skyscrapers and trading… »
In a panel Wednesday at the Television Critics Association press tour for Netflix comedies “Bojack Horseman,” “F is for Family” and “Lady Dynamite,” the first question was directed at Hurwitz, asking the “Arrested” creator — and “Lady Dynamite” co-creator — for a status update on the fifth season of his Emmy-winning ensemble comedy.
“If it does happen, it looks like the shooting will start at the beginning of 2017.”
Though there are still details to be worked out, Hurwitz and writers for the show have been at work on a new season.
“It’s the thing I’m really desperate to do,” Hurwitz said. “We’ve got a lot of the stories broke and we’re ready to go.”
- Daniel Holloway
So far, it's been a good year for Jason Bateman. He voiced a sly and charming fox in the animated smash Zootopia, which has earned more than one billion dollars at the box office worldwide. He portrayed a nasty former classmate of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart in the action-comedy Central Intelligence, a more modest yet still quite successful release this summer. As those two roles suggest, Bateman has a wide range as an actor. He can play an affable good guy, as he did on TV's...
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The first trailer for the upcoming seasonal movie Office Christmas Party has just dropped from the folks over at eOne who will release the film in the UK on 9th December.
The film boasts quite the cast, including Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn, Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Jamie Chung, Rob Corddry, Abbey Lee, Karan Soni, Courtney B. Vance and Matt Walsh.
Here’s the plot.
In Office Christmas Party, when the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.
Watch the trailer below.
The post Watch the hilarious first trailer for ‘Office Christmas Party’ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »
- Paul Heath
It’s another case of Horrible Bosses for Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman as a new all-star wish-fulfillment comedy hoves into view over the festive horizon. Office Christmas Party is booked for the end of the year. As the first trailer ably demonstrates this is a bawdy, hedonistic entirely unlikely slice of Christmas cake piled high […]
- Jon Lyus
Simon Brew Jul 27, 2016
A potential Yuletide treat approaches, in the shape of upcoming ensemble comedy Office Christmas Party. Starring Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, T J Miller, Vanessa Bayer, Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Jamie Chung, Karan Soni, Abbey Lee, Courtney B Vance and Matt Walsh (phew), the movie’s key plot point is revealed in its title.
Nonetheless, as the official synopsis reads, “In Office Christmas Party, when the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs”.
Office Christmas Party is due in cinemas on December 9th, and the first trailer for the film has been released. »
Never mind the fact that the air you’re breathing is mostly steam and the sidewalk outside your door is melting into a ribbon of dingy goo. It’s time to start thinking about Christmas—or about getting hammered and busting the joint up. Either way, the trailer for Office Christmas Party has you covered. T.J. Miller plays a corporate branch manager who enlists the help of his chief technical officer (Jason Bateman) to help him throw an off-the-hook holiday blowout in the hopes of impressing an important client and keeping his joyless CEO sister (Jennifer Aniston) from closing their dysfunctional office. That’s the plot, but the movie is really about giving a cast full of talented comedians like Kate McKinnon, Rob Cordry, Matt Walsh, Vanessa Bayer, and Jillian Bell the chance to stage flaming Christmas tree duels, sled down staircases, and completely destroy the entire floor of ...
- Dennis DiClaudio
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