Tag Archives: Ben Stiller

Film Review: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (USA, 2017) Boasts Outstanding Performances From An All Star Cast

Acclaimed writer/director Noah Baumbach is back with his latest character centric story focusing on a dysfunctional family who put their quarrels aside to come together and celebrate their ageing father’s artistic work. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), a drama/comedy, boasts an all-star cast from Emma Thompson to veteran actor Dustin Hoffman and comedic giants Ben Stiller and Adam Sandler who all supply us with outstanding dramatic performances featuring a slight comedic edge. On top of the impressive cast, Baumbach shines with incredible writing providing quick and intelligent dialogue that feels very real and natural to these characters.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Zoolander 2 (USA, 2016)

When the first Zoolander film hit the cinema in 2001, the world was a very different place.  Smartphone technology went as far as colour screens (pretty sure we were all still playing that weird snake game on our phones waiting at the bus stop with our travel 10s), but with zero online connectivity.  Social media was like, what, ICQ or something?  And selfies?  They weren’t even a thing.  But the cult of celebrity worship had begun, and Zoolander writers Ben Stiller, Drake Sather and John Hamburg used the film to mock the celebrity and fashion worlds, with model idiot Derek Zoolander (Stiller) and fellow male model Hansel (Owen Wilson) embarking on a mission to save the Prime Minister of Micronesia (the President of Malaysia), whose anti-sweat shop stance angers big-name fashion designers, including one Jacobim Mugatu (Will Ferrell).  ... Continue Reading

Heidi Klum joins Ben Stiller on the red carpet for the world first screening of Zoolander 2 in Sydney

Last night, Sydneysiders were treated to the first screening of Zoolander 2 anywhere in the world, as part of the Australia Day Ridiculously Fun Fan Screening at the State Theatre. And there to walk the red carpet with fans was Zoolander himself – the film’s star, co-writer and Director Ben Stiller.... Continue Reading

New international trailer and poster released for Zoolander 2

Long time no Z. The anticipation for Zoolander 2 is still at fever pitch, thanks the very first trailer released the other week. Now, the sequel to one of the most quotable (and hilarious) comedies of all time has an official international trailer, showcasing even more footage and giving us a closer look at Penelope Cruz’s character, plus where Derek Zoolander is at when the fashion world comes calling.... Continue Reading

Justin Bieber dies and Mugatu returns in the first official trailer for Zoolander 2

Some terrible madman is going around killing the world’s most beautiful people, including Usher and Justin Bieber, in Zoolander 2, forcing them to leave the world one last selfie with Derek Zoolander’s (Ben Stiller) signature look, Blue Steel. Such is life in the Zoolander universe as we once again take a close look at the life of a washed-up male model idiot, who must re-team with his BFF Hansel (Owen Wilson) and hot-therefore-trustworthy Penelope Cruz to infiltrate the fashion world and (probably) save the day. It’s all in this hilarious trailer full of spilled latte’s, Benedict Cumberbatch and Kristen Wiig, which has been released by Paramount Pictures today and is already sitting at over one million views on Youtube.... Continue Reading