Todd Phillips

TIFF 2019: Joker Video Review

Is the highly anticipated standalone JOKER movie – starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular clown prince of crime – worthwhile without the Caped Crusader anywhere in sight?

TIFF 2019: Joker Review

Joker is a dark and twisted tale about a lowly man named Arthur Fleck who slowly transforms into Gotham City’s worst nightmare.

War Dogs Review

Todd Phillips borrows from the best to tell the story of two schmucks who unwittingly becoming arms smugglers in War Dogs.

The Hangover Part III Review

Far more interesting than the dreadful second outing in the series, the still imperfect The Hangover Part III brings the inexplicable trilogy to a close with a surprisingly more serious tone and fewer cheap laughs.

Interview: Ken Jeong

We talk to the former doctor turned comedic character actor Ken Jeong about reprising his role as the wildman Chow for Todd Phillips' The Hangover Part III, why he's nothing like the characters he plays, why he's grateful to Judd Apatow, Michael Bay, and his time on Community, and his chemistry to his co-stars.

This Week in DVD: 6/19/12

This week on video store shelves, Phil Brown stays home with Jeff, Who Lives at Home before developing Wanderlust, while Andrew Parker heads out west to deal with zombies in Exit Humanity and Christian Slater in Dawn Rider before returning home to wreck the place with Project X Also, a few words about the now cancelled Canadian cult series Being Erica and the intriguing family documentary My Reincarnation.

Project X Review

The latest entry into the “found footage movie of the month sweepstakes,” Project X , has the potential to be a dorm room classic because of it's content, but that won't stop it from being thoroughly misunderstood. It’s a paean to epic adolescent folly that dares to make getting completely shitfaced look as vainglorious as it really is.

Interview: The Stars of Project X

Dork Shelf talks to Project X stars Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper, and Jonathan Daniel Brown about just what it's like to shoot a found footage movie about a party out of control for five straight weeks.