Tag: Adam Sandler

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Movie Review: ‘Pixels’

Somehow Adam Sandler’s new movie “Pixels” managed to overcome absolutely lethal reviews to post a decent opening weekend at the box office.

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Adam Sandler Film Idea Being Used to Help Dementia Patients

In the 2004 romantic comedy 50 First Dates, Adam Sandler’s character courts a young woman (Drew Barrymore) with dementia as a result of brain damage, and late in the film, helps her to remember him each day with a video of who he is and how they met.

Disruptor: Adam Sandler Goes Big With First Netflix Film

If anyone thought Adam Sandler would pad his 4 picture Netflix deal with television-level films, the details behind Sandler’s first production will put that to rest. News of the “Ridiculous 6” will also put a chill down the spine of

A-Lister Scarlett Johansson Secures TV Gig

A-Lister Scarlett Johansson Secures TV Gig

If anyone doubted Scarlett Johansson’s box office might, the summer film Lucy silenced them once and for all. Not only does Johansson stand tall in The Avengers and Captain America, she can carry an action movie on her slender shoulders.

Netflix Signs Adam Sandler to Exclusive Four Picture Deal

Netflix Signs Adam Sandler to Exclusive Four Picture Deal

Mere hours after buggy whip makers theatre owners here in America and around the globe collectively attempted to strangle the streaming/Imax deal between Netflix and The Weinstein Company in the crib, Netflix turned around and shoved its finger deep in

THR: Hollywood Has No New Black Stars

THR: Hollywood Has No New Black Stars

As good as Chadwick Boseman is in the new James Brown biopic “Get On Up” — and he’s very good —  The Hollywood Reporter correctly notes that Hollywood has no black stars warming up in the bullpen to replace Will

Hollywood Playbook: Friday's Top 5 News Items

Hollywood Playbook: Friday's Top 5 News Items

America Owes Tom Cruise a Big Fat Apology Longtime readers know that I have always been a Tom Cruise fan, and one of his fiercest defenders. Cruise is a legitimate movie star, has been for over 30 years, makes great

Another Jewish Holiday Mashup: 'Cinco de Iyar'

Another Jewish Holiday Mashup: 'Cinco de Iyar'

On the heels of 2013’s highly successful “Thanksgivukkah,” and following the drunken revelry of “St. Purim’s Day” this past March, comes the latest in Jewish holiday mashups: “Cinco de Iyar,” which is a combination of Mexican-American “Cinco de Mayo” and