The arithmetic on “Serena” is fascinating. Two of the biggest movie stars in the world plus an Oscar-winning director and a best-selling novel somehow add up to a forgettable, under-the-radar video-on-demand release.
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NEW YORK (AP) — In Noah Baumbach’s “Greenberg,” there’s a scene where Ben Stiller, playing a prickly, neurotic 40-year-old, gazes fearfully at teenage kids around him at a Los Angeles party. “You’re so sincere and interested in things,” he sneers. “I hope I die before meeting any of you at a job interview.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Corden began his foray as the “Late Late Show” host with a schoolboy’s giggle and a bid to endear himself to viewers as a nice English bloke looking for a little American TV love.
NEW YORK (AP) — If Ryan Reynolds hadn’t gone backpacking in Europe in the late 1990s, he might have never ended up co-starring with Helen Mirren in the film “Woman in Gold.”
In “Home,” the latest adventure from DreamWorks Animation, the misfit alien protagonist is called Oh (“The Big Bang Theory’s” Jim Parsons) simply because that’s the resigned reaction everyone has when he’s around. “Oh,” his brethren say with deep indifference at his desperate, over-the-top attempts to fit in and make friends. It’s meant to turn into something positive by the end of the film. Unfortunately, “oh” is also the experience of watching “Home,” an earnest exercise that falls flat, despite the best of intentions.