29 Days of Romance, Review #22: High Fidelity (2000)

29 Days of Romance, Review #22: High Fidelity (2000)

Directed by: Stephen Frears. Starring: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Jack Black. Runtime: 1h 53 min. Released: March 31, 2000. This is a review of a classic music film, Stephen Frears’ High Fidelity, from someone who doesn’t live and breathe music. Music’s everywhere but most of the music I come across, it’s from film. I don’t [...]

Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006)

Release Date: November 22, 2006. Director: Liam Lynch. Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed. Runtime: 93 min. I believe in building a so-called 'stupid comedy' tolerance. But that's not why I seeked out "Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny" after so many years. I remember watching it a lot in my young teens. Revisiting it now, [...]

Pain & Gain (2013)

Pain & Gain Release Date: April 26, 2013 Director: Michael Bay Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie Runtime: 130 min Tagline: Their American Dream is Bigger Than Yours Michael Bay doesn't have a good reputation. He's that one director that is best fit to movies that have gigantic budgets and simple plots. Some may [...]

Bernie (2012)

Bernie Release Date: May 4, 2012 Director: Richard Linklater Stars: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey Runtime: 104 min Tagline: A story so unbelievable it must be true.   Oscar nominated writer (Before Sunset) and director Richard Linklater, known for directing such comedies as Dazed and Confused and School of Rock; and such dramas as Before Sunset and [...]

August 28 Birthdays

There's a few celebrity birthdays today: Jack Black (43), David Fincher (50), Sarah Roemer (28), Jennifer Coolidge (51) and Daniel Stern (55). Jack Black This comedy actor just turned 43 today. He's been in School of Rock, Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny, Tropic Thunder, Nacho Libre, and he's been the voice talents for Shark Tale, Kung Fu Panda, and [...]