1. Here’s the new trailer for Admission, a quirky dramedy in which Paul Rudd plays a typical Paul Rudd character and Tina Fey is basically doing a slight variation on Liz Lemon — not that we’re complaining.
This week, we were absolutely tickled by the news that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is developing a remake of cult ’80s musical Little Shop of Horrors, in which he would star as uber-nerdy florist Seymour. We sincerely hope this project comes to fruition, because we think Gordon-Levitt has just the right combination of quirk and star appeal to make it work — though we don’t think any casting director could do better than Steve Martin for the dentist — and we’re interested to see how Audrey II would look with today’s technology. In any event, the news got us to thinking about other classic and cult musical movies we’d love to see remade today, and who might be the best person to star in them. Click through to see our dream stars for modern adaptations of some classic musicals, and let us know who you’d cast in the comments! … Read More
Welcome to the first installment of Flavorpill’s streaming movie guide, a new feature in which we’ll help you sift through the scores of movies streaming on Netflix, Hulu, and other services to find the best of the recently available, freshly relevant, or soon to expire. This week, we’ve got new documentaries, a pair of spy spoofs from the star and director of The Artist, and a couple of titles we told (or showed) you about over the past couple of weeks. Check them all out after the jump, and follow the title links to watch them right now. … Read More
Now that The Artist has made its star, Jean Dujardin, a household name in the United States, where can we expect to see him next? Perhaps, like such other European crossover stars as Christoph Waltz and Javier Bardem, he’ll play a villain in a big, American action movie. In a hilarious and — because it does star Dujardin, after all — charming new video, Funny or Die imagines what that audition process might look like. See 2012′s biggest silent-film idol point a gun at James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, and even the Bridesmaids ladies, after the jump. And then, just try to stop yourself from daydreaming about where we’ll really see him next. … Read More
1. The Help was the big winner at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, nabbing Best Cast, Best Actress (Viola Davis), and Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), but the biggest surprise of the evening was Jean Dujardin’s victory over George Clooney and Brad Pitt in the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading… Read More