| Apr 25, 2013
0.5 stars (out of four)
A comedy that provokes only sadness, “The Big Wedding” features several stars that a casting agent would hire if trying to exact revenge on me personally. So no, I didn't go into “The Big Wedding” expecting...
| Apr 25, 2013
The diversions in the ensemble comedy "The Big Wedding" (that title flat enough for you?) are strictly actor-related, which is usually the case at the movies. For example, the way Diane Keaton selects an asparagus spear at a country club buffet while...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Star power didn't do much to attract moviegoers to the multiplex this weekend, as two celebrity-heavy films were unable to jump-start the box office.
"Pain & Gain," featuring typically reliable box-office draws Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg,...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Director and screenwriter Justin Zackham ("The Bucket List") seems to be working on a new movie genre. In "The Big Wedding," he oversees the production of a mildly raunchy, R-rated romantic comedy that's tailored for senior citizens. Robert De Niro, Diane...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The movie itself may not be Oscar-worthy, but there are Academy Award winners to spare in this would-be comedy that's sort of a thematic spin on "The Birdcage."
Robin Williams starred in that film, and he also turns up in this ultimately too-frantic...
| Aug 12, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 12-18 This week, there's lots of familiar faces gracing the big screen: The Big Wedding alone features Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried and Robin Williams! In addition to Robert...