Quirky ‘Jeff’ Worth Leaving Home For
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features *****Note to Editor: Release date is Friday March 16.***** What’s refreshing about this quirky contemporary fable is how relatively raunch-free it is for an R-rated comedy. “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” star Jason Segel’s most recent flick ma [...]
Jason Segel Right at ‘Home’ with Slacker Role
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Fresh from his starring role in “The Muppets,” Jason Segel plays another man-child who can’t seem to grow up in “Jeff, Who Lives at Home. Segel plays the title character, a thirtysomething slacker, who can’t seem to conform to society’s—and especially [...]
Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor Go ‘Fishing’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—If Hollywood were high school, Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt would be likely voted “best looking” by the senior class. McGregor, who is Scottish and Blunt, a native Londoner, co-star in the unusually titled romantic comedy “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen [...]
Simon Beaufoy Talks ‘The Hunger Games’ Sequel
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—The highly anticipated “The Hunger Games” doesn’t arrive in theaters until March 23 but Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”) already is hard at work adapting Suzanne Collins’ “Catching Fire,” the second book in her fantasy  [...]
‘Casablanca’ Plays it Again at Theaters
By A Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Who says there are no good movies playing at theaters anymore? “Casablanca,” the quintessential Hollywood love story, returns to the big screen as Turner Classic Movies presents the 70th anniversary event on March 21, with special matinees in select  [...]