Occasionally a hyperbolic declaration contains no hyperbole. This is one of those occasions. With Mud and its precursor Take Shelter, writer/director Jeff Nichols has displayed a command of the craft second to none. His future appears immense.
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In the wake of Reese Witherspoon’s legal fracas over the weekend, Nick would like to offer America’s one-time official Sweetheart a bit of sympathy and a dose of advice going forward.
After taking the movie world by storm last year with the excellent Take Shelter, director Jeff Nichols is back with what looks to be another thrilling film. Mud is set to make its US premiere at the Sundance Film Festival next month and we now have a highly intriguing trailer.
Deadline reports that Reese Witherspoon is set to star in the inevitable movie adaptation of the John Gray self-help book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus. This might be the most predictable casting decision since Helena Bonham Carter in the last Tim Burton movie.
How do you know you have achieved something in Hollywood? You have not only one but two production companies. Beside her long-standing Type A banner, Reese Witherspoon has recently set up a new production company called Pacific Standard and Heat Vision has word that it has made its first acquisition: M.A. Larson’s upcoming children’s book series Pennyroyal’s Princess Boot Camp.
After conquering the small screen with Glee, creator Ryan Murphy is setting his sight on Hollywood. Deadline reports that heavy-hitters Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Beyonce are set to star in the musical comedy One Hit Wonders.
This Means War is a rare example of a movie being overtly silly and non-sensical, but yet – on the most simplistic cinematic level – wholly enjoyable. Why you may ask? Director McG struck gold when casting his three charismatic and exhilarating stars: Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy and Chris Pine.
After years of participating in mediocre romantic comedies, the once exciting Reese Witherspoon will finally star in a potentially interesting indie drama, the Tim Burton-produced biopic Big Eyes. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Witherspoon along with Ryan Reynolds are now attached to play Margaret and Walter Keane, whose pop-eyed paintings became a pop culture sensation back in the 1960s.
Directed by McG, the movie pits fellow CIA operative Chris Pine and Tom Hardy against each other after they both fall for Reese Witherspoon. Check out the trailer after the jump!