Month: January 2013

director’s cut: jonathan levine on ‘warm bodies’ and the apocalypse

This interview originally appeared on Film.com. Sneak attack: Jonathan Levine may have made one of your favorite movies. The young director (he’s just 36) helmed the critically lauded films “The Wackness” and “50/50,” not to mention a handful of shorts. This weekend, he’s back, but with a decidedly different bent: He’s not tackling cancer or […] Read more…

questions and answers with dave franco

This interview was originally published on NextMovie. You may best know Dave Franco as “James Franco’s little brother,” but it’s time to move beyond that. Though Franco shares his sib’s chiseled features and surname, Dave’s out to make a name for himself. Between a hilarious turn as a cool kid-turned-con in “21 Jump Street” and […] Read more…

yuck: the 10 grossest comedy movie scenes ever

This article was originally published on NextMovie. They’re called gags for a reason, folks. The idea of gross-out comedy is nothing new: Since the dawn of modern cinema, filmmakers have tried to capture audiences’ “yucks” along with their yuks. Beginning with 1914’s silent feature “Nell’s Eugenic Wedding,” in which a character eats soap and then […] Read more…

the little girl from ‘mama’ reacts to recent events

This article was originally published at NextMovie. The Bible says that a little child will lead us. Here at NextMovie, we’re better with, you know, images and videos than we are with book-learnin’, so we took this as best as we know how. If we must live by the example of a little (movie) child, it […] Read more…