In order for A Simple Favor to hook us, it had to be in on the joke, which lies in its very premise: just say the words “mommy blogger mystery thriller” and try to avoid a laugh. Paul Feig’s movie adaptation of Darcey Bell’s novel of the same name does succeed in selling its inherent madness, and that’s largely to the…
Way back in August of last year, I was made aware of a new Paul Feig thriller titled A Simple Favor, in which Anna Kendrick stars as a mommy blogger searching for her missing BFF, a savvy PR executive played by Blake Lively. It immediately became my favorite movie, even though I hadn’t seen a second of it. And now the…
Have you heard about this mommy blogger thriller? Because I’m just hearing about this mommy blogger thriller. Yes, the mommy blogger thriller starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively and it’s by comedy writer-director Paul Feig.
I will go to the mat for the first Pitch Perfect. Anna Kendrick is fetching and quirky; “Cups” is ideal for shower singing; and I’m pretty undiscerning in my fondness for a cappella covers. The sequel is enjoyable not so much because it is especially good, but because I am a sucker for fan service. And that is why I…
If Justin Timberlake were a Troll doll, he would have been abandoned at the bottom of my toy box with all of his hair cut off long, long ago. His throwing Janet Jackson under the bus, hopping in the driver’s seat, running her over repeatedly, and sampling the sounds of the wheels crushing her body in his music in the…
In today’s Tweet Beat, Zendaya says what I’m thinking, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains rainbows and Anna Kendrick could break Tom Cruise.
I am not typically scared of Ben Affleck, math, or sunny-side up eggs but all three of those things made me fear for my life during the teaser trailer for the upcoming thriller The Accountant. The two-minute spot is heavy on Radiohead and light on plot details, so here’s the synopsis, as reported by Deadline:
In a new interview with TMZ Sports, manager Anthony Anzaldo says he had recently signed contracts with the producers of Intervention to get his client Chyna (real name Joan Laurer) on the show, but that she died before they could start production.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Chrissy Teigen is preparing, Bette Midler is very committed to that joke format and Anna Kendrick would like some company.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Rita Wilson hangs with some friends, Josh Charles speaks for everyone and let Anna Kendrick watch your kids.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Bethenny is easily flattered and Cher and Anna Kendrick offer their political commentary.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Kanye likes Kanye, Tom Cruise brings us yet another remake and same, Anna Kendrick.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Coco is adjusting to motherhood nicely, Jessica Chastain seems calm and just like Anna Kendrick, I too am sick of people.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Adele hits the gym, Chrissy Teigen talks to herself and Anna Kendrick considers a career shift.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Cher weighs in on politics, Iggy Azalea lectures kids on bad decisions without irony and Anna Kendrick’s life has peaked.
God, modern feminism is just so commercialized, isn’t it? In Kate Spade’s new mini-movie, we have Anna Kendrick dining solo at the Russian Tea Room in New York, where she runs into (drumroll please) Gloria Steinem.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Anna Kendrick keeps the bar low, Lady Gaga wishes somebody a happy birthday and Wiz Khalifa expresses a good opinion.
We’re undoubtedly living in the golden age of the television sing-off. Blame it on Jimmy Fallon for whom the sing-off is the penultimate in late-night comedy. But every once in awhile the sing-off transcends its medium, and turns out to be cute/entertaining/watchable - even more so when Anna Kendrick is involved.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Anna Kendrick is not a hero, Reese Witherspoon is being weird and please stop disappointing Cher.
Anna Kendrick is stepping into the jungle-worn shoes of Indiana Jones to support Red Nose Day, NBC’s children’s charity benefit, and she’s cracking whips and taking names.