Watch Jason Sudeikis In First Trailer For Crime Drama ‘South of Heaven’

Jason Sudeikis has kinda taken over the world with his good guy character Ted Lasso, but in the upcoming film ‘South of Heaven‘ he’ll be playing a character with a little more darkness.

The movie, which was written/directed by Aharon Keshales, stars Sudeikis as Jimmy, a man who receives early parole after an armed robbery, and promises to give his terminally-ill girlfriend a great final year.

His girlfriend will be played by the incredibly talented Evangeline Lilly. In addition to Sudeikis and Lilly, Shea Whigham and Mike Colter are also set to star.

This flick is set to hit theaters/on-demand on October 8, and the trailer looks promising enough. I mean, at this point, I’m such a big fan of Sudeikis that I’ll watch pretty much anything he’s in.

Check out the official synopsis and trailer below…

Convicted felon Jimmy (Jason Sudeikis) gets early parole after serving twelve years for armed robbery. Upon his release he vows to give his girlfriend Annie (Evangeline Lilly), who is dying of cancer, the best last year of her life. But things are never that simple, and when he is given a “side job” from his parole officer (Shea Whigham), it sets off a series of events that leaves Jimmy in the crosshairs of a local crime boss (Mike Colter). Now, he must stop at nothing to save Annie and fight for whatever time they have left.

Jason Sudeikis And Ed Harris Star In Trailer For Netflix Film ‘Kodachrome’

Here is a movie you probably haven’t heard much about. ‘Kodachrome‘ stars Jason Sudeikis and Ed Harris as son and father. Sudeikis plays a struggling A&R executive at Spitting Devil Records. He’s on the verge of being fired unless he can snag a band from Sony. And it should not surprise to you learn that Harris plays a dying, miserable old guy.

Billboard explains:

“In the Mark Raso-directed drama, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, Sudeikis ends up taking a road trip with his long-estranged, terminally ill father, played by Ed Harris, to Kansas to the one remaining photo lab that can develop old rolls of Kodachrome film that Harris’s character, a noted photographer, took decades earlier and desperately wants to see before he dies. Conveniently, the desired band just happens to be on tour in a city along the way to Kansas.”

Elizabeth Olsen plays Harris’ nurse in the film, which is scheduled to premiere on Netflix April 20. It’ll also be released in select theaters. The early reviews for this movie aren’t great, but they aren’t terrible either. It looks to be a completely average film.

Check out the trailer below…

Watch Matt Damon And Jason Sudeikis Star In The Full Trailer For ‘Downsizing’

Are you ready to get weird? ‘Cause we’re about to get weird. The first full trailer for ‘Downsizing‘ was released this week, and we don’t know what to think. Are we intrigued by it? Or are we just confused and slightly bored?

Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig star in the film, which premiered to mostly positive reviews at last month’s Venice Film Festival. Basically, thanks to climate change and overpopulation, resources around the world are starting to dwindle. The solution to this? Scientists shrinking people down to five inches tall.

The process is irreversible, but the good news is you get to live like kings and queens because everything is cheaper when you’re super small. A $52,000 nest egg turns into $12.5 million once you shrink.

In addition to Damon and Wiig, you’ll also find Jason Sudeikis, Hong Chau and Christoph Waltz. It’s scheduled to hit theaters December 22, 2017. Check out the trailer below…

Movie Review: Horrible Bosses 2 (2014) – It wasn’t Broke, They tried to Fix it and Failed

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I liked the original movie “Horrible Bosses”: but they didn’t seem to leave much room to make a sequel. Needless to say, I was curious as to how it was going to work out. While it hasn’t done as well as the original, Horrible Bosses 2 is doing well at the box office, though it’s not performing as well with critics.

In this story, our previous leads have invented something called the Shower Buddy. They form their own company, so they can be their own bosses and never have to deal with bad bosses again. They strike a deal with some unscrupulous distributors. When the deal goes sour, the three create an improbable kidnapping scheme (via 9 to 5) in order to take back their invention.

I’d say my biggest complaint was how far away they strayed from the original. Though exaggerated, the bosses in the original were actually bosses you could have. The bad guys in this one are complete caricatures of snake oil salesmen, and it’s pretty amazing that the three fall for their schemes.

Of course, that was accomplished by the three somehow dropping like 30 IQ points a piece since the last movie. The guys in the first movie were unlucky, but they weren’t stupid. The ones in this movie are complete idiots. The reason I liked the first movie so much was because I could say “hey, those guys remind me of me.” In this movie, they don’t remind me of anyone I’ve ever met.

In fact, they were so dumb it was nearly impossible to sympathize with them.

The office genre comedy is successful because there are so many office drones out there who feel the same way. Whether it’s tedious work, irritating coworkers or bosses that are more robot than human, we all feel like we’ve been there. Horrible Bosses 2 loses the magic of that, by turning these guys into business owners with a ridiculous invention, and then having them fail because they made a bad business decision.

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It’s much harder to sympathize with a character in one of these movies when they’re the ones making the mistakes. I mean, I’m a business owner. I would never work with a distributor without vetting them first…. or even talking to a lawyer. In this movie, the cause of the conflict was so completely unrealistic, and the characters changed so much, I could no longer empathize with them. I didn’t even care about them.

I had another problem with the movie and that was Jennifer Aniston’s character. While playing the foul mouthed sexual harassment vixen in the first movie, she was hilarious and hate-able. In this one, she does something that I think went way too far, when she pretty much sexually assaults a man who has been drugged. If the genders had been reversed, this would have been outrageously controversial and not a bit funny. I don’t care how pretty the aggressor is. If you’re going to make a joke about something like that, you better damn well be able to make it hilarious.

They didn’t

I have to say that I was disappointed by the sequel. In fact, I wish I had never seen it so I would still have the memory of the first good movie in my head. Now, that memory has been forever tarnished.

WE GAVE IT: 2.5 Stars

2.5 Stars
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Horrible Bosses 2 – Official Teaser Trailer Gets Released.

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The original movie was a sleeper for me. I didn’t know it was going to be that funny, I didn’t know that the chemistry of the cast was going to be that good, and I didn’t expect that Aniston was going to be that hot!

The trailer has been released for the 2nd installment and the 45 year old Aniston is back reprising her role as Dr. Julia Harris. Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudekis will also be back and do you remember Dean ‘Motherf*****’ Jones?MST - 05JUL014 - 1

That was Jamie Foxx as the crime consultant.

The first Horrible Bosses has banked $209 Million to date. If the second one does half as good I will be considered a success.

Horrible Bosses 2 is scheduled to be released on November 26th.

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