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Jay Roach to Develop Sci-Fi Romance 'Intelligent Life' for Amblin Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Jay Roach is on board to rewrite and possibly direct the sci-fi romance “Intelligent Life” for Amblin Entertainment.

The film is based on the original script by “Jurassic World” director Colin Trevorrow and his collaborator Derek Connolly. 196 more words


Film Review: Game Change (2012)

One of the most engaging appearances in Game Change, the 2012 HBO film about Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, is not Julianne Moore take on the infamous former governor of Alaska. 1,557 more words

2010s Reviews

#ThrowbackThursday - Meet the Parents

Original US release date: October 6, 2000
Production budget: $55,000,000
Worldwide gross: $330,444,045

There are certain films that just tap into the public zeitgeist in a way that few other films do.  859 more words


Trumbo (2015)

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. 60 more words


'All The Way' Writer-Director Team On The 2016 Presidential Election, Politics As War & Their Road To Emmys

Opening at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2012, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way quickly became a cultural touchstone—re-framing the legacy of one of America’s greatest presidents while holding up a mirror to the challenges and fears in contemporary America, as one of the most significant elections in American history moves toward its dramatic conclusion. 2,663 more words


Comedy Guys No More: Why Todd Phillips, Adam McKay & Jay Roach Turned So Political

Three of America’s favorite comedy directors from ten years ago are now making bids for respectability in surprisingly similar ways.

To wit, in 2004 directors Jay Roach, Adam McKay and Todd Phillips were responsible for… 2,122 more words


'All the Way' Director Jay Roach Remembers First Emmy Wins For 'Recount'

Jay Roach may be known for blockbuster comedies such as “Meet the Parents” and the “Austin Powers” franchise, but he also makes an immense impact during TV’s annual awards season. 454 more words