Bradley Cooper Heading to Netflix with Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Another prestigious filmmaker makes the move to Netflix, with Bradley Cooper joining the streaming service's ranks. The actor turned director made considerable waves with A Star Is Born in 2019, earning three Oscar nominations as a result. Yet A Star Is Born got crushed on the night, left taking home a single prize for Lady Gaga and "Shallow." Considering … Continue reading Bradley Cooper Heading to Netflix with Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Review: Phoenix Allows ‘Joker’ To Burn Bright Despite a Lack of Innovation

When the Clown Prince of Gotham comes to the big screen, moviegoing audiences pay attention. Back in 1989, Jack Nicholson introduced audiences to a new kind of Joker, one that was more menacing and comical than the Cesar Romero hilarity of the television show. Mark Hamill's evolution of the character throughout Batman: The Animated Series and Batman: The Mask … Continue reading Review: Phoenix Allows ‘Joker’ To Burn Bright Despite a Lack of Innovation

2009 in Review: ‘The Hangover’ Remains a Starmaker for Galifianakis and Cooper, Even as the Sequels Tarnished Its Legacy

When you discuss 2009 as a year for comedic movies, it cannot be described as anything but a massive letdown. Just one year earlier, we had Tropic Thunder, Pineapple Express, Step Brothers, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. In 2009, the studio comedy was dead. There's a real chance that The Brothers Bloom (which we will get to) was the … Continue reading 2009 in Review: ‘The Hangover’ Remains a Starmaker for Galifianakis and Cooper, Even as the Sequels Tarnished Its Legacy