For those who just can’t wait till tomorrow’s Super Bowl (Trademark, Copyright, All Rights Reserved), ComingSoon.net has the first look at the promo spot. They spared no expense on the black leather, but the same can’t be said about the dialogue.
Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper in a rom-com. Why didn’t we think of this sooner!
While I don’t usually watch any restaurant comedies unless they are on TBS and/or I’m hungover, I may make an exception for one staring Cobie Smulders and the Broken Lizard crew.
But not likely..
2009 will have more than nine entertainment lives but here are some at the top of our list:
- Movie: “Watchmen” (March 6)… Zach Snyder’s adaption of cult comic.
- Movie: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” (May 1)… “Sexiest Man Alive” and Academy Awards host Hugh Jackman returns as Wolfie.
- Movie: “Star Trek” (May 8)… J.J. Abrams’ revival of the beloved movie franchise.
- Music: “Working On A Dream”, Bruce Springsteen (Jan. 27)… Bruce’s 24th album is released a week before he rocks the Super Bowl.
- Music: “No Line on the Horizon”, U2 (March 3)… Irish band’s first studio album in five years.
- TV: “Dollhouse” (Feb. 13)… Joss Whedon returns to television with former Buffy star Eliza Dushku.
- TV” Untitled Amy Poehler comedy (April)… SNL star gets her own show from the producers of “The Office.”
- Books: “I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti”, Giulia Melucci (April 8)… A relationship memoir with the title of the year.
- Books: “The Murder of King Tut”, James Patterson (September)… Mega-popular novelist investigates the death of the child pharaoh.
Wait, how many more days left till Christmas!?
We’re not saying we are a bunch of old farts or anything, but there is just a limit on how much ‘Private Practice’ and ‘Celeb Rehab’ we can handle before craving something with a shelf life of longer than 12 days.
Three movies you should see: Rachel Getting Married, Frozen River and Ballast. They each scored six Spirit Award nominations.
One big surprise: Milk, the strongest Oscar contender of the pack, picked up four nods (for Sean Penn, James Franco, screenplay, and cinematography), but was left out of the feature and director categories.
Here are the nominees in the main races.
Rachel Getting Married
Wendy and Lucy
Ramin Bahrani, Chop Shop
Jonathan Demme, Rachel Getting Married
Lance Hammer, Ballast
Courtney Hunt, Frozen River
Tom McCarthy, The Visitor