Tagged: Chris Rock

Summary: 
The comic “Bluntman and Chronic” is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.

Year: 2001

Cinema Release Dates:  31st January 2002 (Australia), 30th November 2001 (UK), 24th August 2001 (USA)

VOD Release Dates: Available in all regions.

Country: USA

Director: Kevin Smith

Screenwriter: Kevin Smith

Cast: Joey Lauren Adams (Alyssa Jones), Ben Affleck (Holden McNeil/Ben Affleck), Jeff Anderson (Randal Graves), Jules Asner (herself), Diedrich Bader (Miramax Security Guard Gordon), Jerome Benton (himself), Jason Biggs (himself), Marc Blucas (The Guy), Gavin Brooks (Baby Jay (voice)), George Carlin (Hitchiker), Wes Craven (himself), Matt Damon (himself/Will Hunting), Morris Day (himself), Shannon Doherty (herself), Eliza Dushku (Sissy), Shannon Elizabeth (Justice), Dwight Ewell (Hooper LaMont), Will Ferrell (Federal Wildlife Marshall Willenholly), Carrie Fisher (Nun), Walter Flanagan (Walt Grover The Fan Boy), Mark Hamill (Cocknocker), Renee Humphrey (Tricia Jones), Matthew James (The Dude), Bryan Johnson (Steve-Dave Pulasti), Garry Johnson (himself), Steve Kmetko (himself), Zak Knuton (The C.L.I.T. (voice)), Ali Larter (Chrissy), Jason Lee (Brodie Bruce/Banky Edwards), Jason Mewes (Jay), Jamie Kennedy (Chaka’s Production Assistant), Monte Moir (himself), Tracy Morgan (Pumpkin Escobar), Alanis Morissette (That Woman (God)), Scott Mosier (GWH2 Assistant Director/William Black), Judd Nelson (Sheriff), Brian O’Halloran (Dante Hicks), Chris Rock (Chaka Luther King), Torrell Ruffin (himself), Brian Andrew Saible (Baby Jay), Sean William Scott (Brent), Scott Sener (Quiet Scott), Rusty Sheridan (Afroed Whitney), Harley Quinn Smith (Baby Silent Bob), Jennifer Schwalbach Smith (Missy), Kevin Smith (Silent Bob), Ricky Smith (himself), Jon Stewart (Reg Hartner), James Van Der Beek (himself), Gus Van Sant (himself), Scott William Winters (Clark/himself), Quentin Wright (William Dusky)

Running Time: 104 mins

Classification: MA (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)

OUR JAY AND SILENT BOB STRIKES BACK REVIEWS

David Griffiths’ Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back Review:

Dave’s rating Out Of 5

Average Subculture Rating:

Other Subculture Jay & Silent Bob Strikes Back Reviews:

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Fans of the Saw universe listen up – Spiral is about to hit cinemas. Starring Chris Rock, Samuel L Jackson and Morgan David Jones this is going to be one of cinematic highlights of 2021.

Now to celebrate the release of Spiral on May 13th in Australian cinemas Studio Canal have very kindly given us some double passes to giveaway. For your chance to win simply go to the Subculture Entertainment Facebook page and private message us the word ‘Spiral’.

 

Stan has today released the official trailer and key art for the brand new docuseries The Comedy Store, a five-part series chronicling the evolution of comedy from within the walls of the legendary L.A. club. Directed and executive produced by Mike Binder (The Upside of Anger, Reign Over Me), who started at the Store as a doorman before rising to main stage performer, and executive produced by Oscar® nominee and Emmy winner Mike Tollin (The Last Dance), the series premieres on Sunday, 4 October, only on Stan.

To watch and share the trailer, go to: https://youtu.be/doxCmHUd4Uw

The Comedy Store brings to life the legends, heartbreak and history created at the iconic club on the Sunset Strip, weaving never-seen-before footage of trailblazers like Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison and Freddie Prinze together with interviews with David Letterman, Jay Leno, Chris Rock, Andrew Dice Clay, Joe Rogen, Whitney Cummings, Jimmy Walker, Michael Keaton, Jim Carrey, Whoopi Goldberg, Marc Maron, Damon Wayans, Bill Burr, Byron Allen and many more as they reflect on the ups and downs of The Store’s textured history.

As a Comedy Store alum, former stand-up comic Binder spotlights one of pop culture’s great laboratories that forever changed comedy and, for many, provided a launching pad to stardom in film and television. Legions of legendary performers cut their teeth doing stand-up at The Store on Sunset while being mentored by the tough but nurturing gatekeeper Mitzi Shore. Loved by most, hated by some, but always garnering their respect, Shore, says Binder “…changed the way comedy was presented. The Store is her legacy. It’s the epicentre of stand-up comedy in the world.”

The Comedy Store premieres on Sunday 4 October, only on Stan and same day as U.S.

 

A sadistic mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in SPIRAL, the terrifying new chapter from the book of SAW. Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran (Samuel L. Jackson), brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks (Chris Rock) and his rookie partner (Max Minghella) take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past.  Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game.

SPIRAL stars Chris Rock, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, and Samuel L. Jackson, and is produced by the original SAW team of Mark Burg and Oren Koules. The film is directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written by Josh Stolberg & Pete Goldfinger.

Top Five

The Top Five trailer has just been released. Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, “TOP FIVE” tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he’s left behind.  Starring Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Cedric The Entertainer, J.B. Smoove, Sherri Shepherd, Anders Holm, Romany Malco, Leslie Jones, Michael Che, and Jay Pharoah.  The film is produced by Scott Rudin and Eli Bush.  The Co-Producers are Shawn “Jay Z” Carter and Kanye West; the Executive Music Producer is Questlove.  Barry Diller and Scott Rudin’s IACF financed the film.

 

TOP FIVE in cinemas JANUARY 29, 2015

You can view the Top Five trailer here.

121212

Summary: A mix of live performances and behind-the-scenes footage from the televised benefit concert to raise relief funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Year: 2014

Australian Cinema Release Date: 1st May, 2014

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: USA

Director: Amir Bar-Lev

Screenwriter: Nil.

Cast: Jon Bon Jovi (himself), Steve Buscemi (himself), Eric Clapton (himself), Roger Daltrey (himself), Tony Danza (himself), Michael Dempsey (himself), James Dolan (himself), Dave Grohl (himself), Jake Gyllenhaal (himself), Mick Jagger (himself), Billy Joel (himself), Alicia Keys (herself), Chris Martin (himself), Paul McCartney (himself), Keith Richards (himself), Chris Rock (himself), Adam Sandler (himself), Bruce Springsteen (himself), Michael Stipe (himself), John Sykes (himself),, Quentin Tarantino (himself), Pete Townsend (himself), Eddie Vedder (himself), Roger Waters (himself), Charlie Watts (himself), Harvey Weinstein (himself), Kanye West (himself),
Runtime: 106 mins

Classification: M

OUR 12-12-12 REVIEWS & RATINGS:

David Griffiths:

It was the night that was put together to help aid the New Yorkers that were suffering in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, what it became was one of the biggest concerts held in music history. It was the night that saw Paul McCartney technically become the lead vocalist for Nirvana, the night that Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder put his Jimmy Fallon Show faux-pas and performed with the legendary Roger Waters, the night that REM’S Michael Stipe joined forces with Coldplay’s Chris Martin and to top it off the night when legends like Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel and The Who looked down off the stage and saw a pit filled with the unlikely combination of Chris Rock, Quentin Tarantino, Kristen Stewart, Miles Teller and Michael Chiklis… just to name a few.

The good thing for music fans that couldn’t be at Madison Square Gardens for the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert is the fact that former Beatles front man Paul McCartney knew that something big was going on and had the foresight to capture the night on video. Teaming up with documentary filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev has seen McCartney end up being the executive producer of one of the most interesting and entertaining doccos that is likely to hit the screens in 2014.

12-12-12 isn’t simply just a re-run of the concert footage that went to air on the night of the concert, no Bar-Lev goes a lot deeper than that. The docco itself almost tells three stories, it shows the horror of the night that Sandy touched down in New York, it then tells the story of those that put their own safety last and reached out to help those affected in the tragedies aftermath and then shows all the hard work that the likes of Harvey Weinstein went into putting together this massive concert in just three weeks. The fact that of all us is intermixed with some brilliant live performances by some of the world’s greatest artists makes this a touching human interest documentary that is also likely to enthral any serious music fans.

Bar-Lev skills as a filmmaker are clearly on show for all to see in 12-12-12. Most directors would have simply just inserted some Hurricane Sandy footage into the concert footage and delivered it to the masses, but Bar-Lev goes deeper than that even showing the frantic pace that all involved in this concert went three in the days leading up to it and on the actual night. He shows the meltdown of some of the staff when it is realised that so many credit card donations are being made per second that the whole computer system is crashing, he shows the cool and calm owner of Google stepping in to fix the problem when nobody else seems able to. He also captures moments when stars became star struck themselves, moments like when Quentin Tarantino goes into complete surprise meeting Reggie Jackson and Chris Rock standing looking at the stage like a small child looking up at a Christmas Tree. Then there are the amazing interviews of those who survived Sandy, the volunteer firefighters who watched their own homes burn not being able to do a thing and an amazing insight from Tony Danza into what it means to be American. They are the things that most filmmakers would have overlooked… not so Bar-Lev.

12-12-12 is a documentary that no music fan should miss, it is also the kind of film that anyone who needs to renew their faith in mankind needs to see. It’s a film that looks at how community should pull together in the face of a tragedy whether they be your average Joe on the street or a wealthy musician… oh and this is a film that also shows us that Adam Sandler can still be funny when he wants to be. This is one documentary that shouldn’t be missed.

Stars(5)

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(5)

IMDB Rating:  12-12-12 (2013) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘12-12-12′: For our complete review of 12-12-12 please check The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Ep #77.

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Grown Ups 2

Summary: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs.

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 26th September, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: USA

Director: Dennis Dugan

Screenwriter: Fred Wolf, Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy

Cast: Steve Austin (Tommy Cavanaugh), Maria Bello (Sally Lamonsoff), Cameron Boyce (Keithie Feder), Steve Buscemi (Wiley), Ellen Cleghorne (Mary Fluzoo), Marilyn Cortez (herself), Peter Dante (Officer Dante), Dennis Dugan (Dr. Larry), Kaleo Elam (Ronnie Mackenzie), Georgia Engel (Mrs. Lamonsoff), Frank Gingerich (Bean Lamonsoff), Morgan Gingerich (Bean Lamonsoff), Jake Goldberg (Greg Feder),  Kevin Grady (Muzby), Paulina Gretzky (Daisy), Salma Hayek (Roxanne Chase-Feder),Erin Heatherton (Ginger),  Oliver Hudson (Kyle), Kevin James (Eric Lamonsoff), Nadji Jeter (Andre Mckenzie), Ebony Jo-Ann (Mama Ronzoni), Michael Kay (Coach Romey), Taylor Lautner (Frat By Andy), Alexander Ludwig (Braden), China Anne McClain (Charlotte Mckenzie), Kamil McFaddin (Bumpty), Tim Meadows (Malcolm), Aly Michalka (Savannah), Richie Minervini (Principal Tarrdio), Shaquille O’Neal (Officer Fluzoo), Cheri Oteri (Penny), Alex Poncio (Duffy), Colin Quinn (Dickie Bailey), Chris Rock (Kurt McZenzie), Maya Rudolph (Deanne McKenzie), Halston Sage (Nancy Arbuckle), Alexys Nycole Sanchez (Becky Feder), Adam Sandler (Lenny Feder), Jackie Sandler (Jackie Tardo), Sadie Sandler (Sadie Tardo), Sunny Sandler (Sunny Tardo), Ada-Nicole Sanger (Donna Lamonsoff), Patrick Schwarznegger (Frat Boy Cooper), David Spade (Marcus Higgins), Nick Swardson (Nick), Milo Ventimiglio (Frat Boy Milo)

Runtime: 98 mins

Classification:PG

OUR REVIEWS/RATINGS OF ‘GROWN UPS 2’:

David Griffiths: Stars(2)

Please check Dave’s review of ‘Grown Ups 2’ that is available on The Helium Entertainment Channel

Greg King: Stars(2.5)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘Grown Ups 2’ that is available on The Good The Bad The Ugly Ep 51

Nick Gardener: Stars(1.5)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘Grown Ups 2’ that is available on The Good The Bad The Ugly Ep 51

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(2)

IMDB Rating:  Grown Ups 2 (2013) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘Grown Ups 2′: Please check The Good The Bad The Ugly Ep 51 for a more in depth review of ‘Grown Ups 2’.

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One Direction Poster

Summary: An all-access pass to the British pop sensation One Direction live in concert. Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis’ meteoric rise to fame, from their humble hometown beginnings and competing on the X-Factor, to conquering the world.

Year: 2013

Australian Cinema Release Date: 26th September, 2013

Australian DVD Release Date: TBA

Country: USA

Director: Morgan Spurlock

Screenwriter: Nil

Cast: Sandy Beales (himself), Simon Cowell (himself), Josh Devine (himself), Niall Horan (himself), Zayn Malik (himself), Liam Payne (himself), Dan Richards (himself), Chris Rock (himself), Martin Scorsese (himself), Jon Shone (himself), Harry Styles (himself), Louis Tomilson (himself),

Runtime: 92 mins

Classification:PG

OUR REVIEWS/RATINGS OF ‘ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US’:

David Griffiths: Stars(2)

Please check Dave’s review of ‘One Direction: This Is Us’ that is available on The Helium Entertainment Channel

Greg King: Stars(2)

Please check Greg’s review of ‘One Direction: This Is Us’ that is available on www.filmreviews.net.au

Average Subculture Rating (out of 5): Stars(2)

IMDB Rating:  One Direction: This Is Us (2013) on IMDb

Other Subculture Media Reviews of ‘One Direction: This Is Us′: Please check The Good The Bad The Ugly Ep 51 for a more in depth review of ‘One Direction: This Is Us’.

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Grown Ups 2

Sony Pictures today released the new International Trailer for their eagerly anticipated comedy ‘Grown Ups 2’. Directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bello, Nick Swardson and Taylor Lautner ‘Grown Ups 2’ will be released in Australia on the 19th September.