The Death of Stalin THE DEATH OF STALIN (2017) Starring Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Jeffrey Tambor, Olga Kurylenko, Adrian Mcloughlin, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley, Adrian McLoughlin, Paul Whitehouse, Tom Brooke, Justin Edwards, Paul Ready, Yulya Muhrygina and Roger Ashton Griffiths. Screenplay by Armando Iannucci, David Schneider and Ian Martin. Directed by Armando Iannucci. Distributed
The Accountant THE ACCOUNTANT (2016) Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Jean Smart, Andy Umberger, Alison Wright, Jason Davis, Robert C. Treveiler, Mary Kraft, Seth Lee, Jake Presley, Izzy Fenech, Ron Prather, Susan Williams, Gary Basaraba, Fernando Chien, Alex Collins and Tait Fletcher. Screenplay by Bill Dubuque. Directed by Gavin O’Connor. Distributed by Warner Bros. 128 minutes. Rated R.
The D Train THE D TRAIN (2015) Starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, Russell Posner, Mike White, Kyle Bornheimer, Han Soto, J.T. Rowland, Henry Zebrowski, Nicole Barré, Adria Tennor, Donna Duplantier, Denise Williamson and Dermot Mulroney. Screenplay by Jarrad Paul & Andrew Mogel. Directed by Jarrad Paul & Andrew Mogel. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. 97 minutes. Rated R. I gotta give The D Train this, they certainly take the quickly-becoming-
Alison Sudol stars in the USA Network series “DIG.” Alison Sudol A Fine Frenzy DIGS Into a New Art Form by Jay S. Jacobs Does young actress Alison Sudol – who is playing one of the central pieces in the globe-trotting puzzle box known as the eagerly-awaited USA Network series DIG – look familiar, but you can’t quite place in which show you have previously seen her? Perhaps you may know Alison Sudol better by her musical stage name. The striking 30-year-old redhead has been p
Tom Wopat TOM WOPAT STATE OF BLISS By Ronald Sklar Tom Wopat had the nerve to forge a solid show business career that boldly defied the odds. Born and raised among seven other siblings on a dairy farm in rural Wisconsin, he is now – you’ll never guess — a veteran Broadway actor and singer who has played Carnegie Hall and has interpreted the urbane, sophisticated song stylings of Harold Arlen. This is illogical enough, but the path along the way is even more unlikely. Does he
Eurotrip EUROTRIP (2004) Starring Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts, Kristin Kreuk, Cathy Meils, Nial Ishakov, Michelle Trachtenberg, Travis Wester, Fred Arnisen, Matt Damon, Molly Schade, Jakki Degg, Lenka Vomocilova, Jessica Boehrs, Andrea Stuart, Vinnie Jones, Jeffrey Tambor, Lucy Lawless, Jana Palaske, Steven Hytner, Joanna Lumley and Diedrich Bader. Screenplay by Alex Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer. Directed by Jeff Schaffer. Distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. 96 min
Malibu’s Most Wanted MALIBU’S MOST WANTED (2003) Starring Jamie Kennedy, Taye Diggs, Anthony Anderson, Blair Underwood, Regina Hall, Damien Dante Wayans, Ryan O’Neal, Bo Derek, Kal Penn, Jeffrey Tambor, Nick Swardson, Terry Crews, Nikki Martinez, Keesha Sharp and the voice of Snoop Dogg. Screenplay by Jamie Kennedy, Fax Bahr, Adam Small and Nick Swardson. Directed by John Whitesell. Distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures. 86 minutes. Rated PG-13. The problem with films based
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (2000) Starring Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard, Taylor Momsen and the voice of Anthony Hopkins. Screenplay by Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman. Directed by Ron Howard. Distributed by Universal Pictures. 105 minutes. Rated PG. Sometimes you sit down to a movie, and just wonder, “What were they thinking???” The total failure of this mo