Get ready for three minutes of Renée Zellweger whispering creepily in the official What/If trailer. Netflix’s new anthology series leans heavily onto the screen presence of its Academy Award-winning star, who smolders impressively as a sexy tech investor making an indecent proposal to several unwitting young people who are backed into a corner. Watch the What If trailer below.
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In the twilight of Judy Garland‘s career, she would perform a five-week sold-out show in London, right before her last concert appearance in Copenhagen in 1969 and right before her tragic death mere months later. The upcoming biopic Judy centers on that week-long show, while touching on her bright career and a life marked by ecstatic highs and depressing lows. Renée Zellwegger transforms into the legendary actress and singer in the Judy trailer.
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What if Renée Zellweger was in charge of your destiny? It’s not as enticing as it sounds in What/If, the new Netflix social thriller anthology drama series starring the Bridget Jones’ Baby actress as some sort of omniscient chess master who loves nothing more than to play with people’s lives. But what is enticing is the Oscar winner’s comeback to a high-profile project after she’s been all but absent from the big screen. Could this be the beginning of the Renée-ssance? Watch the What If trailer to see.
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The film festival circuit is full of movies featuring characters who are just trying to sort their lives out. Aren’t we all trying to do that every day? Anyway, these kinds of movies come and go, and even though they strike the right chord every now and then, others seem doomed to be forgotten. Unfortunately, this Tribea Film Festival selection appears to be the latter.
Here and Now (which is an awful, forgettable title), follows Sarah Jessica Parker as a well known singer/songwriter in New York City who suddenly finds a new perspective on life when she receives some kind of life-altering news. More than likely it’s some kind of terminal illness. Honestly, in this first Here and Now trailer, it all seems painfully generic and melodramatic. Read More »
Renée Zellweger is the latest Hollywood star to make the move to TV. The Bridget Jones’s Baby actress is heading to the small screen with a Netflix series that has just as big names behind the camera as it will in front of it.
What/If is a social thriller anthology series that hails from Revenge creator Mike Kelley and beloved filmmaker Robert Zemeckis. And the first season will feature Zellweger in a meaty starring role.
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You might soon be celebrating Rex Manning Day on Broadway. Empire Records, the cult comedy that some people really love, is being developed as a musical with hopes of a Broadway run in 2020. There’s only one question: will GWAR recreate their cameo for Broadway?
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Posted on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 by Angie Han
Keanu Reeves has been killing it lately in a variety of offbeat projects, from John Wick to The Neon Demon. He even acquitted himself quite nicely in The Bad Batch, which is more than we can say for either of that film’s actual leads. Now this fall he’ll return to more straightforwardly dramatic fare with The Whole Truth, the new legal thriller from Frozen River director Courtney Hunt.
Written by Nicholas Kazan, The Whole Truth centers on a shocking murder trial. A teenage boy (Gabriel Basso) has been charged with murdering his father (Jim Belushi), and his mother (Renée Zellweger) hires defense attorney Richard Ramsay (Reeves) to defend her. The case seems straightforward at first. The boy has confessed to the crime, and all physical evidence seems to back him up. But as the trial moves forward, Richard’s colleague (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) begins to suspect that not all is as it appears. Watch The Whole Truth trailer below. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by Angie Han
The onslaught of sequels won’t end with summer. Fall brings a whole new batch, including Bridget Jones’s Baby. Fifteen years after the first film, Bridget (Renée Zellweger) is a little older, a little wiser, but no less prone to getting into awkward scrapes. More specifically, she’s dealing with a surprise pregnancy and two potential fathers. In one corner, there’s Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), the former man of her dreams. In the other, there’s Jack Qwant (Patrick Dempsey), a charming American suitor.
Our gal is left to figure out which one is the biological father of her child — as well as which one she wants to be with happily ever after. Watch the Bridget Jones’s Baby trailer below.
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Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 by Angie Han
Last we checked in with Bridget Jones in 2004’s The Edge of Reason, everyone’s favorite “wanton sex goddess” was getting engaged to the dreamy Mr Darcy (Colin Firth). In this fall’s Bridget Jones’s Diary, our girl, now in her 40s, finally seems to have it all: a great job, a handsome man, and even an adorable little bundle of joy on the way.
… Except that, in typical Bridget Jones fashion, the job’s a struggle, the handsome man is actually two handsome men, and she’s not quite sure which one is the father of that baby. Plus, her English accent seems kind of iffy — though that’s really Renee Zellweger‘s problem, not Bridget’s. Watch the first Bridget Jones’s Baby trailer after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Monday, December 21st, 2015 by Angie Han
Over a decade after we last saw her, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) will return next year in Bridget Jones’s Baby. And in typical Bridget form, she finds herself in another romantic quandary: she’s pregnant, and not entirely sure who the father is. Her on-again, off-again beau Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) is still in the picture, but so is a charming billionaire named Mark Qwant (Patrick Dempsey).
It’s a tough situation to be in, but it’s hard to feel too bad for Bridget. Not every single gal gets the opportunity to choose between Pride & Prejudice‘s Mr. Darcy and Grey’s Anatomy‘s McDreamy, after all. In fact, the love triangle looks downright cuddly in the first images from the sequel. Get your Bridget Jones Baby first look after the jump. Read More »