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EOB Weekend Box Office Podcast: 1/26/2015 - Another Huge Weekend for American Sniper

12:03 AM 1/28/2015 by Senh Duong
Jennifer Lopez in "The Boy Next Door"
In this week’s podcast, Binh and I discuss “American Sniper’s” incredible hold after last week’s record-breaking opening. I talk about Johnny Depp’s schtick*, and we wonder if people are getting tired of it. Although “Paddington” is well-reviewed and doing decent biz at the box office, we drew the line on whether or not it would get a sequel.


Film Review: Mortdecai

Latino Review - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:00

Film Review: Mortdecai The new action comedy "Mortdecai" stars Johnny Depp as the titular character, a financially distressed dealer of stolen art. Gwyneth Paltrow plays his wife Johanna, and Paul Bettany is Jock, his manservant and thug. They get involved in a globe trotting murder investigation after an art restorer is killed and a Goya painting she was working on is stolen. Mortdecai's antagonistic old chum, Inspector Martland, brings him in on the case, as his expertise in this particular area is much needed.

Mortdecai Review: If “Wes Anderson” Directed a Blake Edwards Movie Lionsgate Watching Mortdecai, I couldn’t help but spend most of my time contemplating what differentiates this from a Wes Anderson movie. After all, the former features Gwyneth Paltrow and Jeff Goldblum and, most importantly, a motorcycle with sidecar. It also centers on a valuable painting that multiple characters covet, just like Anderson’s latest, the Oscar-contending The Grand Budapest Hotel.


Critics Consensus: Strange Magic is Less Than Enchanting – This week at the movies, we've got fairy tale creatures (Strange Magic, with voice performances from Alan Cumming and Evan Rachel Wood), an eccentric adventurer (Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow), and a troubled teacher-student relationship (The Boy Next Door, starring Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman). What do the critics have to say? 7 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen

Johnny Depp’s Last Great Movie Universal Pictures Johnny Depp‘s latest movie, Mortdecai, is hitting theaters this weekend, and by all accounts it’s horrifically unenjoyable. Which you probably could have guessed. The trailer, the goggly-eyed posters and, hell, even the title with its superfluous T all pointed to self-parody without self-awareness. It shows Depp at his most rubbery, trying so damned hard to make a mustache wink that you could almost see him panting. That’s our consistent vision of the actor now, at least.

Ewan McGregor, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Goldblum, Oliver Platt, Olivia Munn, Paul Bettany, Aubrey Plaza, and Johnny Depp. With a cast like that, MORTDECAI should be one of the most buzzed about films of 2015. So, why does it feel like a massive flop waiting to happen? I found the first trailer to be funny in a broad sort of way, but this new international trailer makes me feel like this is a rehash of JOHNNY... Read More...

Lionsgate There have been plenty of bumbling crime-fighters throughout the years. Pink Panther, Johnny English, OSS 117, Frank Drebin. All are respected for being ridiculous while still, somehow, saving the day. And now there’s Johnny Depp as Charlie Mortdecai — filling out the cult figure from the 1970s Kyril Bonfiglioli books with far better names than this movie got. (Seriously, would you rather go see Don’t Point That Thing At Me or Mortdecai? Exactly.) The trailer offers a classic comic take on the absurd police figure.


'Mortdecai' Character Posters with Johnny Depp and Olivia Munn – It's time to get that mustache waxed! Charlie Mortdecai is here with four new character posters, and he's brought his friends along with him. Johnny Depp leads an all-star ensemble cast in this January's Mortdecai, and his co-stars have grown some shocking facial hair in his honor, with Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor and Olivia Munn along for this wicked mustache ride!In the highly-entertaining action comedy, the quirky and charming Charlie Mortdecai will set off on an outrageous mission to find a piece of art that he believes to be filled with Nazi gold. 8 years 9 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Juggling some angry Russians, the British Mi5, his impossibly leggy wife and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) must traverse the globe armed only with his good looks and special charm in a race to recover a stolen painting rumored to...
David Koepp
January 23, 2015
Action, Comedy

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