Screen Junkies » rosario dawson http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:27:26 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 Chris Rock Is A Machine Gun Sprayin’ Bear In ‘Top Five’ Trailer http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/chris-rock-is-a-machine-gun-sprayin-bear-in-top-five-trailer/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/chris-rock-is-a-machine-gun-sprayin-bear-in-top-five-trailer/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:41:29 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=266293 Hammy Time!

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In Top Five, Chris Rock’s character just wants to be funny again. It looks like he’s got his wish. Here he stars as a former standup turned movie star thanks to the outrageously successful Hammy The Bear series of action films. Despite his fame, fortune, and hanger-on reality star wife, Rock’s character feels disconnected but finds himself being reinvigorated when Rosario Dawson’s TIME reporter shadows him for a cover story and helps him rediscover his roots. And also admit that LL Cool J is almost as good as Biggie. Now that’s funny.

The movie was a huge hit at TIFF last month, and was snatched up by Paramount for seven figures in a bidding war. The film opens in December and we’ll hopefully get a Hammy the Bear spin-off in 2016. Luis Guzman could use a hit.

 

 

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Simon Pegg Wallows In ‘Fear’, While Rosario Dawson Falls In ‘Trance’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/simon-pegg-wallows-in-fear-while-rosario-dawson-falls-in-trance/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/simon-pegg-wallows-in-fear-while-rosario-dawson-falls-in-trance/#comments Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:48:53 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=222336 Pegg will play a 'fraidy cat, while Dawson will play a woman who loves art thieves. Plural.

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Rosario Dawson just scored herself a prime role in the upcoming Danny Boyle film Trance opposite James MCavoy and Vincent Cassel, while Simon Pegg is stepping away from the tentpoles to star in the $5 million A Fantastic Fear of Everything.

In Trance, Dawson will play a woman involved with both an art thief (McAvoy) and his spurned accomplice (Cassel), developing what Deadline calls an “unusual relationship” with both men. It will begin filming this fall before Boyle is called upon to direct the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremonies in London. Will Dawson’s turn here restore her credibility after acting opposite Kevin James in The Zookeeper? I’m kidding, I’m kidding. Of course it won’t.

Pegg, whose credibility is safe for the next 10,000 years or so, is garnering even more points by starring in A Fantastic Fear of Everything. He will play a children’s book author who, in making the transition to crime novels, does research on Victorian serial killers. In doing so, the already cowardly Pegg becomes paranoid that everyone around him is a potential threat to his safety. The film is directed by Crispian Mills, the former lead singer of indie darlings Kula Shakur. Simon Pegg has had nary a misstep in his film career, save for Run Fatboy Run and How To Lose Friends and Alienate People. But he’s done like 600 movies since then, so who really remembers?

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Zookeeper http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/zookeeper/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/zookeeper/#comments Thu, 30 Jun 2011 23:49:57 +0000 Screen Junkies http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=8505 Director: Frank Coraci Cast: Adam Sandler, Sylvester Stallone, Rosario Dawson, Cher, Kevin James Synopsis: The animals at one particular zoo decide to break their code of silence in order to...

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Director: Frank Coraci

Cast: Adam Sandler, Sylvester Stallone, Rosario Dawson, Cher, Kevin James

Synopsis: The animals at one particular zoo decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovabl zookeeper gain the attention of one particular woman.

Release Date: July 8, 2011

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Casting Round-Up: Ben Affleck, Rosario Dawson, David Strathairn, And Nicole Kidman Find Further Employment http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/casting-round-up-ben-affleck-rosario-dawson-and-nicole-kidman-find-further-emplyoment/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/casting-round-up-ben-affleck-rosario-dawson-and-nicole-kidman-find-further-emplyoment/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:28:44 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=218109 Ben Affleck hired himself, which seems like cheating.

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Like sands through the hourglass, so is the casting news of June 27, 2011:

Ben Affleck objectively decided that he was the best man to star in his next directing project, Argo. He will play Tony Mendez, the CIA operative tasked with extracting six American hostages from Iran in 1979. He thought it was the smart move because he was going to be near those locations anyway, directing everyone for that movie. (Variety)

Nicole Kidman will be joining Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy as a woman who develops a penpal relationship with a man on death row. She will be replacing Sofia Vergara, but considering the timing of Tobey Maguire‘s departure from the project last week, let’s all just pretend that she’ll be filling in for him. It’s funnier that way and not altogether improbable. (THR)

Rosario Dawson will be starring in an indie drama with a decidedly non-indie cast. Fire with Fire, the story of a man who enters the witness protection program, only to lash out against the men threatening him will also star Bruce Willis, Quentin “Rampage” Jackson, Josh Duhamel, 50 Cent, Vincent D’Onofrio, and Vinnie Jones. The indie spirit is alive and well, folks. (Variety)

Finally, David Strathairn will join Steven Spielberg‘s star-studded Lincoln, hitting theaters just in time to qualify for the 2013 Oscars. He will play Secretary of State William Seward to Daniel Day-Lewis‘ Honest Abe. Sally Field will also star as Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd. (Deadline)

 

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Rosario Dawson http://www.screenjunkies.com/gallery/rosario-dawson/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/gallery/rosario-dawson/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2011 22:38:54 +0000 Col. Longshanks http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=gallery&p=218116 One clear recipe for success: Irish, Native American, African, Puerto Rican and Cuban—the combined heritages of actress Rosario Dawson.

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Raised in an abandoned building in Manhattan, Rosario grew up with aspirations of becoming a marine biologist. Then, while hanging out on a stoop, she was asked by filmmaker Larry Clark to appear in his controversial movie, Kids. After garnering positive reviews for her portrayal of Ruby, Rosario switched her focus to acting (sorry, dolphins), and in the next few years she appeared in a steady stream of films.

A word from Rosario: “People in Hollywood don’t have that much sex. Or at least I don’t.”

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That Bastard Doug Liman Wants To Send Megan Fox To The ‘Moon’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/that-bastard-doug-liman-wants-to-send-megan-fox-to-the-moon/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/that-bastard-doug-liman-wants-to-send-megan-fox-to-the-moon/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2011 07:17:49 +0000 Geoffrey Golden http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=203099 The director is finally dusting off his sci-fi caper film, with the clever name "untitled 'Moon' project," and is talking to Fox, Rosario Dawson, Andrew Garfield and many more.

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If director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) has his way, he’ll send Megan Fox, Rosario Dawson, Eva Mendes, Rachel McAdams, Olivia Wilde or Zoe Saldana to Moon. Perhaps to test the effects of zero gravity on my favorite boobs? Just leave a girl or two on Earth for us all to masturbate to, Liman.

The director is finally dusting off his sci-fi caper film, now with the clever name “untitled Moon project,” which has been lingering at Paramount after a jump from Dreamworks in 2007. After rewrites by top screenwriters like Simon Kinberg (Sherlock Holmes), and now that Liman’s All You Need Is Kill is getting killed for lack of momentum at Warner Bros, Liman is ready to round up actors for a good old fashioned space heist.

For the male lead, Limon’s met with Andrew Garfield, Emile Hirsch and Chris Pine. Of course, Chris Pine has spaceperience (space experience) as Star Trek‘s Captain Kirk, but I’m sure Spider-Man‘s been to space a bunch of times. No biggie. Jake Gyllenhaal used to be attached, but he ain’t no more.

Here’s the plot:

The story centers on a renegade group of former space employees, led by an Eastern European woman, who travel the world, stealing space equipment in an attempt to go back to the moon to acquire an energy source. The last item to steal — or in this case, kidnap — is an ex-NASA employee.

You’ve got to hand it to them – if you’re a criminal, what better place is there to escape to than the moon? It’s very unlikely the police will follow you in a squad rocket. Then again, how do you inconspicuously re-enter the earth’s atmosphere? (Hollywood Reporter)

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Mickey Rourke and Lenny Kravitz Are A Couple Of Blind Bastards http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/mickey-rourke-and-lenny-kravitz-are-a-couple-of-blind-bastards/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/mickey-rourke-and-lenny-kravitz-are-a-couple-of-blind-bastards/#comments Wed, 16 Feb 2011 17:07:10 +0000 Joseph Gibson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=27482 Two guys who aren't blind pretending to be blind guys who pretend not to be blind.

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More news from the Berlin Film Festival, which usually generates a lot of news about producers picking up scripts to be made into movies. And, as expected, we have a new bit of news that features America’s Thespian Lenny Kravitz, some guy named Mickey Rourke, and Rosario Dawson. They have all 3 signed on to star in The Blind Bastard Club, which is about a group of sightless individuals “who live life on the edge… going to the shooting range, jumping out of planes, getting into fights in bars, and pretending they’re not blind.” This kind of reminds me of what me and my buddies used to do on the weekends – we’d go to bars and pretend TO be blind. Turns out that chicks are really into blind guys until they find out they’re faking it.

The Blind Bastard Club is set to begin filming in Brazil, where Mr. Kravitz is apparently a huge star (the world’s funny sometimes, huh?), and will be directed by Ash Baron-Cohen, cousin of the Borat guy. (via The Playlist)

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More Hot Actresses Agree To Work With Channing Tatum http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/more-hot-actresses-agree-to-work-with-channing/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/more-hot-actresses-agree-to-work-with-channing/#comments Fri, 17 Dec 2010 19:06:44 +0000 Col. Longshanks http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=12809 Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins both want to be a part of Channing's ten year high school reunion. The film's basically a modern day remake of The Big Chill, which means they'll be dancing to "Livin' La Vida Loca" on MP3 instead of "Heard It Through the Grapevine" on vinyl.

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Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins both want to be a part of Channing’s ten yea high school reunion. The film, aptly titled Ten Year, is basically a modern day remake of The Big Chill, which means they’ll be dancing to “Livin’ La Vida Loca” on MP3 instead of “Heard It Through the Grapevine” on vinyl. Dawson and Collins join an already varied and sexy cast including Kate Mara, Anna Faris, Justin Long, Chris Pine, and Mr. Tatum himself. I’d warn the ladies to watch their backs for Channing attacks if his wife, Jenna Dewan, wasn’t also in the cast. You know what. Go ahead and watch your backs anyway. He could bother you about Ikea directions or something. (THR)

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Review: Unstoppable http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-review/review-unstoppable/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-review/review-unstoppable/#comments Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:25:51 +0000 Fred Topel http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=8041 Obviously Unstoppable is Speed on a train, but it’s about 15 years too late for that comparison. Maybe now it’s more like The Fast and the Furious on a train. It certainly is the fastest, most furious movie of the year.

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Obviously Unstoppable is Speed on a train, but it’s about 15 years too late for that comparison. Maybe now it’s more like The Fast and the Furious on a train. It certainly is the fastest, most furious movie of the year.

For a while the film feels very serious, emphasizing the deadliness of the runaway train. That’s a valid point of view for a disaster movie, but you still kind of want to see the fun train crash adventure Unstoppable actually get to have it both ways. You feel really anxious about public safety and deadly consequences. Then it switches into pure hero mode with Frank and Will sticking it to the evil corporate suits who just want to protect their stock value.

There’s union talk that speaks to the current economic crisis. Does young hotshot Will Colson (Chris Pine) have what it takes to ride with veteran conductor Frank Barnes (Denzel Washington)? Even as a train conductor, Washington can’t not be in charge.  Meanwhile, yard master Connie (Rosario Dawson) tracks the slowly escalating “coaster” situation.

The film really builds to a fu fast and furious thrill ride.  Every attempt to stop the train is exciting and you appreciate how the script tries every possible permutation of suspense. Mark Bomback knows how to build the action of the premise. There are plenty of railroad crossing incidents.  It looks like these are real crashes, old school practical stunts with glorious destruction.

Every suspense scene builds expertly. Even the first one where the train loses control, when we know that’s what the movie is about, still makes you antsy, hoping lazy conductor Dewey (Ethan Suplee) can catch it. Judging by the trailer and the cast list, I don’t think a supporting character is going to prevent the disaster 20 minutes in, but darned if I wasn’t thinking, “Come on, come on…”

The style is pretty restrained for Tony Scott. The film actually looks clear so you can see what’s happening. There’s only a little shaky cam, but all the sweeping, flying cameras over the train make up for it. Cutting in news camera footage makes sense and is actually effective.

Unstoppable is my kind of movie. Just give me a clear premise and show me everything that could possibly happen in that situation. I prefer the more fun, outrageous attitude but I think they’re going to get both audiences on this: the serious drama crowd and the crazy action crowd.

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Rosario Dawson Wants To Be A Klingon Or Anything In The ‘Star Trek’ Sequel http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/rosario-dawson-wants-to-be-a-klingon-or-anything-in-the-star-trek-sequel/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/rosario-dawson-wants-to-be-a-klingon-or-anything-in-the-star-trek-sequel/#comments Thu, 11 Nov 2010 18:29:55 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=7996 Rosario Dawson has made it clear that she'd like to appear as a sexy Klingon in the Star Trek sequel. I added the "sexy" part.

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She looks strangely Kardashian.

Rosario Dawson has made it clear that she’d like to appear as a sexy Klingon in the Star Trek sequel. I added the “sexy” part. The actress has been harassing her poor Unstoppable co-star Chris Pine, in the hopes of landing a cameo. She says that she’s secretly a huge Trekkie. Quick! Somebody sound the NERD ALERT! I’d do it myself, but I’m busy watching these “Supernatural” deleted scenes.

“I’m a big Trekkie. I’ve been very good at hiding it. I was trying to keep it cool and now the cat is out of the bag. I love J. J. Abrams, I’ve got a whole petition going online on twitter that I could be in the next film, just a Klingon, something, anything at one point! Just go on and say ‘Kapla’ or something. Then I’d be happy, I’d be very, very satisfied.”

Of course that assumes that Klingons will appear in the sequel. As of right now, no plot specifics have been released, so she may be campaigning in vain. Although, she did say she’d appear as “anything at this point.” Maybe she’d be up for playing a pair of Tribbles. (Collider)

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Denzel in ‘Unstoppable’ Trailer http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/denzel-in-unstoppable-trailer/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/denzel-in-unstoppable-trailer/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Denzel Washington and Tony Scott have a bigger fascination with trains than imaginative eight-year-old boys or fifty-year-old listless husbands. This time Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson board the duo's ride in the new trailer for Unstoppable. The film tells the story of an experienced engineer (Washington) who finds himself teaming up with a young conductor (Pine) in a race against time, with a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals. Ageism and flash-frame-dissolve-cross-fade-smash-cuts are big themes. Oh Tony Scott, you shake that camera like you've got a bad case of palsy, and we love you for it.

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Denzel Washington and Tony Scott have a bigger fascination with trains than imaginative eight-year-old boys or fifty-year-old listless husbands. This time Chris Pine and Rosario Dawson board the duo’s ride in the new trailer for Unstoppable. The film tells the story of an experienced engineer (Washington) who finds himself teaming up with a young conductor (Pine) in a race against time, with a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals. Ageism and flash-frame-dissolve-cross-fade-smash-cuts are big themes. Oh Tony Scott, you shake that camera like you’ve got a bad case of palsy, and we love you for it.

Unstoppable crashes into theaters November 14, 2010.

Check out the trailer below.


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Unstoppable http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/unstoppable/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/films/unstoppable/#comments Fri, 06 Aug 2010 15:49:32 +0000 Defy Media Director: Tony Scott Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson Synopsis: An experienced engineer finds himself teaming up with a young conductor in a race against time, with a runaway...

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Director: Tony Scott

Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson

Synopsis: An experienced engineer finds himself teaming up with a young conductor in a race against time, with a runaway train carrying a cargo of toxic chemicals.

Release Date: November 12, 2010

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‘THE ZOOKEEPER’ GETS VOICES http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-zookeeper-gets-voices/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/the-zookeeper-gets-voices/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2009 18:12:16 +0000 Reza F.  According to Variety, Hollywood is making yet another family film with animals that's sure to rake in millions.  The Zookeeper, starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson, centers on zoo animals trying to teach the keeper their method of dating and mating to help him win back the woman of his dreams.  Cher's voicing a giraffe, Jon Favreau a bear, Sly Stallone a lion, and Judd Apatow an elephant.  If the film sticks to a realistic portrayal a great deal of the advice is going to involve forceful sexual advances.  In the animal kingdom, "no" doesn't mean no.  When Mr. Lion is horny he takes what he wants.  But surely if Kevin James persists there's going to be a HILARIOUS moment where a woman knees him in the balls.        

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According to Variety, Hollywood is making yet another family film with animals that’s sure to rake in millions.  The Zookeeper, starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson, centers on zoo animals trying to teach the keeper their method of dating and mating to help him win back the woman of his dreams.  Cher’s voicing a giraffe, Jon Favreau a bear, Sly Stallone a lion, and Judd Apatow an elephant.  If the film sticks to a realistic portrayal a great deal of the advice is going to involve forceful sexual advances.  In the animal kingdom, "no" doesn’t mean no.  When Mr. Lion is horny he takes what he wants.  But surely if Kevin James persists there’s going to be a HILARIOUS moment where a woman knees him in the balls.        

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