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Ben Stiller’s latest is more dramatic than his hit comedies – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK. Over the past 15 years, much of Ben Stiller’s work — “Zoolander,” “Meet the Parents,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Tropic Thunder” — has turned not only into box-office gold but also something bigger, zeitgeist-defining comedies that play …The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (PG) – Sunday Herald viewHerald Scotland‘Walter Mitty’ is feel-good […]

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Box Office: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ to Lead Crowded Christmas; ’47 … – Variety (blog)

Variety (blog)Moviegoers will have plenty to unwrap in theaters Christmas Day, with a hefty eight films opening, including Martin Scorsese’s latest “The Wolf of Wall Street”, Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the Keanu Reeves samurai tentpole “47 …Scorsese’s ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ likely to howl at box officeLos Angeles TimesBox Office: […]

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Inside Ben Stiller’s Daydreams: The Making of ‘Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterFrom Steven Spielberg and Jim Carrey to Sacha Baron Cohen and Mike Myers, many have tried to remake the 1947 classic about an adventure-prone daydreamer. But Stiller finally cracked the code and delivered a family-friendly, $90 million epic, opening …Ben Stiller: ‘I don’t make any rules’BBC NewsNew movies this week: ‘Grudge Match,’ ‘Secret Life […]

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: 5 Things to Know About Ben Stiller’s Latest Flick – E! Online

E! OnlineBen Stiller directs himself as Walter Mitty, forever a daydreamer who barely leaves an impression at work, but in his mind is the most extraordinary man alive—especially with the help of all those visual effects. Suddenly, a missing photograph for the very last …‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’: The Reviews Are InMTV.com‘The Secret […]

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‘Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Logic lost in a dream – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty. SNOOZING VIEWER. Comedy-Drama. Starring Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Ben Stiller. (PG. 114 minutes.) If, while watching “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” you start wondering why Ben Stiller is acting strange, the …Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig star in THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER […]

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‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Ben Stiller’s ambitious, uneven Thurber … – Washington Post

Washington PostThis has been such an exceptional year in movies that calling a movie “perfectly likable” or even “good” starts to sound like faint praise. Which means that “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” Ben Stiller’s contemporary adaptation of the James Thurber story, may …‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’: Ben Stiller’s vanity project misses […]

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The analog life of Stiller’s ‘Mitty’ – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeCritics so far have roughed up Ben Stiller’s adaptation of James Thurber’s 1939 short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” and it seems bound for the same film maudit status as his equally divisive “The Cable Guy” (1996). But where many disliked “Cable …‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Ben Stiller’s ambitious, […]

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Ben Stiller: I don’t make any rules – BBC News

BBC NewsActor Ben Stiller talks about his latest character in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Stiller’s character is a daydreamer who works at Life magazine and imagines starting a relationship with his colleague Cheryl, played by Kristen Wiig. The BBC’s Genevieve …Stiller’s success is no ‘Mitty’ fantasyUSA TODAYBen Stiller’s Walter Mitty Hikes Up Glaciers […]

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Michael Douglas to Present at 84th Academy Awards, Oscar Sunday, February 26

The legendary actor, and one of this blogger’s favorites going back to the television show The Streets Of San Francisco, and to Wall Street, Michael Douglas, will present at the 84th Academy Awards. Michael Douglas won a “Best Actor” Oscar for his lead performance in Wall Street (1987) and a Best Picture award as a […]

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Academy News: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Emma Stone, Wolfgang Puck, Party At ’21’

The latest Academy News from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is coming fast, heavy, and furious in the days leading up to the 84th Academy Awards on February 26th. Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Emma Stone Bradley Cooper To Present The list of Oscar presenters grows from it’s host Billy Crystal, and Tom […]