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If you grew up watching Adam Sandler in the early 90s up until the year 2000 then you appreciated his greatness. From SNL to the movies that made him, Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore, there was once a time when Adam Sander was one of it not the funniest guys around. However, if you’re me and you even think of his most recent “efforts” like The Ridiculous 6, Pixels, The Cobbler, Blended, Grown Ups 2, Jack and Jill and Zookeeper it kind of angers you a little bit. As I stated, from the mid 1990s to the mid 2000s Sandler
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- Nat Berman
You’ve probably noticed the influx of live action fairytales gracing cinemas in recent years. This isn’t about to stop any time soon, since re-spinning a recognisable fantastical yarn with real people instead of animated ones always makes big money for the studio behind it.
This process has become so popular that there are currently more of these live action fairytales in production than Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment or Star Wars movies. That’s a lot of films. (A whopping 21 by our count.)
Although it wadsn’t the first movie of this kind, Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland – and its worldwide gross of over a billion dollars – can surely take the credit for kick-starting this trend. Here are all the in-development movies trying to repeat its success, »
As far as the cinema is concerned, the cameo can be a force of good or a force of evil.
Sometimes a cameo appearance from a well-known – and unexpected actor – can heighten a film to such an extent that it ends up being the part you recall most fondly: remember when Bill Murray turned up in Zombieland, playing himself, and you’re like, “this is the best thing I’ve ever seen.” Now that’s a cameo: hilarious, self-aware and totally out of the blue.
Unfortunately, a cameo doesn’t always go down like that: the majority feel cheap and pointless – not to mention that, done badly, they take you right out of the movie. How about the time that Al Pacino turned up in the godawful Adam Sandler “comedy” Jack and Jill? Wasn’t that pretty much the most cringeworthy »
- Sam Hill
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