Phil Lord Reviews, Interviews & More

DVD and Blu-ray Picks for June 17 - 23

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Criterion is really cranking them out this week, while two of the best films of the year also hit Blu-ray this week, along with one of Netflix’s most buzzed-about shows. Not a bad haul.

'Ghostbusters 3' Goes to... Phil Lord and Chris Miller?

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Recently, Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2 director Ivan Reitman said that he would only be returning for the third film in a producing capacity, but also said the film would start shooting later this year, or early in 2015. Which means that the cast and crew would have to be coming together shortly. Who would direct such a thing? Well, word...

'The Lego Movie' Trailer: Chris Pratt is Someone Special

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Though on paper, the idea of a movie about the Lego universe sounds a bit... silly. Like a promotional tie-in gone amuck. But the first full trailer for The LEGO movie makes it look pretty amazing, so color us surprised we're excited to see this one.

21 Jump Street: Movie Review

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The very idea of a 21 Jump Street movie is absurd. Why would you remake the very 1980's show about cops with youngish looks infiltrating high schools? It's fitting that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and stars Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum turned the premise into a comedy--but what's unexpected is how funny and charming it is. For those who've felt that Tatum...

1-2 Interview: Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller on 21 Jump Street

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Brie Larson talking with 21 Jump Street Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord
Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller came from animation, but - like Frank Tashlin before them - when it comes to comedy, funny is funny. And these guys know funny. 21 Jump Street is their first big live action film – after the success of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – and it suggests they’re going to be...

Five Mintue NSFW Preview of 21 Jump Street

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Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in 21 Jump Street
21 Jump Street hits theaters March 16, and we can tell you that it's hilarious. Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller knocked it out of the park, and Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum make an excellent comic duo.  In fact, this is the movie that finally shows that Tatum should be a movie star. We'll have interviews with the writer, directors and co-star Rob Riggle next...

21 Jump Street Green Band Trailer

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I'll say this for Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum in the 21 Jump Street trailer - it doesn't feel like they're trying to play on one's nostalgia for the 1980's TV show. Director Phil Lord and Chris Miller have made this their own thing why embracing the absurdity of having men in their late twenties playing teens. Check out the green-band trailer...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Director Shortlist Revealed

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A couple weeks ago David O. Russell decided not to direct the highly anticipated adaptation, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which left the job open for some of Hollywood's most eager filmmakers. According to a report from The Wrap, some heavy hitters have made the directing shortlist including Oscar winner Jonathan Demme and Let Me In...

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs Directors Tackle LEGO Movie

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Get ready for another toy-based movie that sounds insane but somehow still got green lit by a major studio. According to THR, the directors behind the hit animated film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs have been tapped to helm Warner Bros LEGO adaptation. Whether you like it or not, those annoying building blocks are headed to a movie...

Chance of Meatballs Directors Take on 21 Jump Street

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It's been a while since we've heard anything regarding the feature film adaptation of 21 Jump Street, but recently some big news broke. According to multiple sources, the studio has a couple of directors in mind and they're the same guys behind last summer's animated hit, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.

Weekend Box Office: Of Course... Food Wins

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Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs
As we predicted, Chris Miller and Phil Lord's new animated comedy with Bill Hader and Anna Faris, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs fell to number one this weekend faster than a pancake could rain from a cloud. Finally! More people went to theaters to see (or rather listen to) Hader in a smart new comedy than to see Megan Fox mostly...

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: Movie Review

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Grab the kids and head to the theater this Friday, September 18th, for a spectacular 3D feeding frenzy compliments of writers/directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord. Columbia Pictures' and Sony Pictures Animation have joined forces with Miller and Lord (for their directorial debut) to bring us their take on the perennial favorite children’s book Cloudy with a Chance of...

Interview with Directors of Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

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This weekend, prepare yourselves for the storm of a lifetime! From the creators of the TV show, How I met your Mother and Clone High, Chris Miller and Phil Lord comes Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Thanks to this amazing directing duo, this is a must see comedy for both children and adults. Although many of you...