Jack Black Reviews, Interviews & More

Blu-ray and DVD Picks for August 21 - 27

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This week brings one of the year’s little arthouse successes, a comedy from this summer that didn’t connect with audiences, one of 2011’s best films, and a number of “classic” Disney animated films. Not a bad week all told, so check out the best and brightest of this week’s releases.

Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black in The Big Year Trailer

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Who would think that Jack Black, Owen Wilson and Steve Martin would make a comedy together? Wilson and Black have already crossed paths, from their would-be TV show Heat Vision and Jack to the first season of Community, they're both regular collaborators with Ben Stiller, and that gang of comedians.  But Steve Martin seems to either make quality films or plain hackwork. Hard to say what...

Kung Fu Panda 2: Movie Review

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In 2008 we got the cute and funny cartoon Kung Fu Panda, featuring the voice of Jack Black. Three years later, our panda Po is still overweight, but doing what he loves and so hilariously fought for in part one -- being the legendary Dragon Warrior. The sequel still has its tasty tray of A-list Hollywood voices (Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Dustin Hoffman) and this time...

New DVD Releases: The King's Speech, Gulliver's Travels, Somewhere

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A very solid week on DVD this week, crowned by this year's Best Picture winner, The King's Speech, making its way on to small screens. But that's only leading a charge that includes bombs aplenty including misfires from Peter Weir, Sofia Coppola and a colossal pile of sunk costs from Jack Black! All that plus some very cool retro TV on DVD choices and the latest...

Beastie Boys Fight For Your Right - Revisited Trailer Brings Out the...

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Fight For Your Right - Revisited
There's something to be said that only the Beastie Boys could bring out Danny McBride, Seth Rogen, Elijah Wood, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ted Danson, Stanley Tucci, Susan Sarandon and many more famous people for what appears to be a very funny goof on the history of the Band. McBride, Wood and Rogen play younger versions of the band, with Reilly, Ferrell and Black the older...

Jack Black to Host Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards...Again

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Jack Black will once again take center stage at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The actor has hosted the event twice before in the past, and he's gearing up to tackle lucky number three. According to EW, who reported the announcement exclusively, Black is ecstatic to host the 2011 awards show this spring.

Jack Black Compares His Muppets Role to Being John Malkovich

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A month ago we learned that Jack Black had been cast in the long awaited Muppets movie alongside Jason Segel, Amy Adams, and a slew of other actors. For the most part we weren't told what or who the actor would be playing so we assumed it was a cameo role, which is partially correct. Jack Black will be Jack Black but with a little something extra...

Jack Black, Paul Rudd, Ed Helms, Lady Gaga Join Muppets Movie

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We didn't really need another reason to check out Jason Segel's upcoming film The Muppets, but this latest casting announcement has piqued our interest. According to several sources, a total of 9 new people have been added to the film's roster including our personal favorite Paul Rudd along with Jack Black, Ed Helms, and even Lady Gaga! Find out who else is joining...

Jack Black to Appear on iCarly - Who Saw That Coming?

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We all know that Jack Black has nothing but love for the Nickelodeon network. The man's hosted their Kid's Choice Awards twice (in 2006 and 2008) and has no problem dabbling in a little slime from time to time but who knew he had a thing for the show, "iCarly"? The series that stars Despicable Me's Miranda Cosgrove, has somehow landed...

Jack Black Reunites With Richard Linklater For Bernie

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Did you know that Jack Black was a Golden Globe nominated actor? Yep, he is and it's thanks to a little performance that made a lot of noise in a film called The School of Rock. It was directed by Richard Linklater, who recently helmed Me and Orson Welles and the duo are reuniting for another project. According to THR, they'll tackle a dark...

Jack Black in Gulliver's Travels Trailer

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Twentieth Century Fox has released the first trailer for Rob Letterman and Nicholas Stoller's new film, Gulliver's Travels. The movie stars Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Romany Malco, and Billy Connolly and is one of the many films that will be fighting for your money this Christmas holiday season. Check out Black as the...

Jack Black in First Gulliver's Travels Poster

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Even though we're still slightly bitter that Gulliver's Travels is the film that kept Emily Blunt from playing Black Widow in Iron Man 2 our anger is starting to subside. We're at the point where we feel comfortable revealing the first theatrical poster for the film that features its main star, Jack Black. Check out the full sized image and...

Michelle Yeoh, Jean Claude Van Damme Join Kung Fu Panda 2

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The cast for DreamWorks' sequel Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom continues to grow as three new actors have joined film. This past weekend we learned that Gary Oldman signed on to play Lord Shen (a peacock), and today it's been announced that Michelle Yeoh, Victor Garber, and Jean Claude-Van Damme will join him!

Top Ten Fat Performances for Thanksgiving

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With Thanksgiving on the horizon, all any of us can think about is stuffing our faces with food. Let's be honest, every year the holiday turns into a gorge fest that doesn't involve us giving thanks for anything. To soften the blow of your impending weight gain we've composed a list of the Top Ten Fat Performances to get you through it all. This list includes a few naturally chubby thespians...

Year One: Movie Review

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When you take the comedic tone of Harold Ramis, the casting connections of Judd Apatow, and the backdrop of Mel Brook's History of the World you get this weekend's, Year One. In order to combat the box office champ The Hangover and the romantic charm of The...

Set Photos from Gulliver's Travels

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Gulliver's Travels First Set Pictures
Look over there! /Film has just put together a little bundle of set photos from Gulliver's Travels, which reveal some new casting information for the film. Catherine Tate who was rumored to be playing the Queen of Lilliput apparently got the role because she's on set running around in a huge dress. Unless she just liked hanging around sets in full...

Year One First Full Length Trailer

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This is a great year for comedies. We have I Love You, Man, Observe and Report, Monsters Vs. Aliens, and then Year One. I have very high expectations for this film and if it's anything like this trailer, I don't think I'll be disappointed. I mean, we all know Jack Black...

DVD RELEASES: WALL-E, Tropic Thunder, Heathers...

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NEW FEATURES “WALL-E” Pixar’s latest animated triumph hits DVD today in both a standard release and a three-disc collector’s edition. This is an absolute must-buy and the best movie of the year to this point. More than that, it’s a celebration of movies in general as its main character, a lovable robot, expresses itself...