It should come as no surprise that I am stupidly excited for “The Vow,” the latest Nicholas Sparks-esque [Thanks to the commenter who caught my error! -- Editor] romance starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. Based on the trailer, “The Vow” looks like almost everything I loved about “The Notebook” (Rachel McAdams! Memory loss!), minus he who I am not allowed to name, plus everything I loved about “Dear John” (Channing Tatum! Overwhelming odds!), multiplied by “Eternal Sunshine” and “50 First Dates.” In short, I will be there on Feb. 10, box of Kleenex in hand.
In honor of “The Vow,” let’s take a look down memory lane, specifically at the many romantic entanglements star Rachel McAdams has found herself in on the big screen… Keep reading »
Attention sappy movie buffs! Check out the newly released trailer for “The Vow.” The romantic drama centers on Paige (Rachel McAdams), who loses five years of her memory following a terrible car crash. In her amnesiac state, she has no recollection of her present marriage to Leo (Channing Tatum), and believes she’s still engaged to ex-fiance Jeremy (Scott Speedman) from years before. And so the classic formula begins: boy loses girls heart via traumatic means … boy must win her heart all over again! Rachel McAdams, swoon. Channing Tatum, pure sex. “The Vow” … eh. It looks as though it’ll have the quality of “Dear John” mingled with a dash of the plot from “50 First Dates.” We’ll probably end up seeing it because we love Rachel, and let’s face it, having her play the lead in a Nicholas Sparks-written romance reminds us of “The Notebook”‘s Allie and Noah all over again! [ONTD]
It’s been awhile since I’ve hated a movie character as much as I hated Rachel McAdam’s character Inez in “Midnight in Paris.” In fact, I spent most of the movie hoping for a plot twist that involved her getting hit by a truck. She’s spoiled, entitled, condescending, and has no sense of magic. One thing she does have, however, is a pretty amazing sense of style. Her belted shirtdresses, platform sandals, and aviator sunglasses were a nice distraction from her awful personality. Read on for a wallet-friendly version of Inez’s signature outfit… Keep reading »
“Casting is so awkward. I’m too shy to meet [actresses]. I have the women come in and I don’t let them sit down. I make up some questions, but I couldn’t care less about chatting. I only see them to make sure that they haven’t gained 200 pounds or had five face jobs. I want to see that the woman I saw on the DVD is still intact.”
—Woody Allen talks to W magazine about his new flick, “Midnight in Paris,” which is screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Wow, he does such a bad job of making himself likable. Really, he meets with actresses just to make sure they’re still hot? Guess he liked what he saw with Rachel McAdams. [PopWrap] Keep reading »
The best photographers capture an unexpected, unscripted moment. Like when Woody Allen focused his gaze on Rachel McAdams’ chesticles at a screening of his new movie, “Midnight in Paris.” Click! The look on his face is an added bonus. [New York City, 5/17/11] Keep reading »