Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher.
Director: Garry Marshall
Considerably less syrupy than last year's Valentine's Day, but cut from the same sappy cloth, 'New Year's Eve', directed by Pretty Woman's Garry Marshall, features an all-star cast of big-ticket names playing hopelessly mushy New Yorkers whose lives conveniently intersect on " what else but " December 31!
The Big Apple setting lends this film more character than the generic 'any-town' feel of the LA-based Valentine's Day, and there is some pleasure to be had taking in the sights of a decorated Manhattan in the holidays. But Marshall continues to exploit every conceivable scenario for schmaltz. So you have innocent first kisses, ex-lovers reuniting, midnight rendezvous, dying fathers, newborn babies, husbands at war, and strangers trapped together. By the end of it, you won't need any sugar for your tea. ...more
11:08 PM, Dec 09, 2011
Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron has been roped in to star as a conman in the new heist movie Art Of The Steal
. The actor will be seen playing the role of a criminal who executes a series of elaborate heists while leading another life as an upstanding citizen. According to variety.com
, the 22-year-old High School Musical
star will also produce the drama under his Ninjas Runnin' Wild production...
04:47 PM, Sep 02, 2010