Tag Archives: Katherine Heigl

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

A TOP SECRET NUCLEAR SATELLITE. A TEAM OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS. A GOVERNMENT HELD HOSTAGE. AN UNDETECTABLE MOVING HEADQUARTERS. ONLY ONE HERO STANDS IN THE WAY.  Casey Ryback (Steven Seagal) and his niece (Katherine Heigl) are traveling to Los Angeles to attend the funeral of her father when mercenaries hijack their train; it’s all connected to … Continue reading Under Siege 2: Dark Territory

The Big Wedding

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START ACTING LIKE A FAMILY. When their adoptive son Alejandro (Ben Barnes) is about to get married, Don and Ellie (Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton), who are divorced, have to pretend to still be married in order to satisfy Alejandro’s biological mother. This remake of a French romantic comedy, Mon … Continue reading The Big Wedding

New Year’s Eve

THE ONE NIGHT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Garry Marshall followed up his ensemble piece Valentine’s Day (2010) with a similar film, made to entertain young and old as we contemplate the (romantic?) possibilities of a new year. The cast is full of stars, but focus tends to lie on younger, popular talent. What everybody has in common though … Continue reading New Year’s Eve

Life As We Know It

A COMEDY ABOUT TAKING IT ONE STEP AT A TIME. When their best friends are killed in an accident, godparents Holly and Messer (Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel) are saddled with the couple’s infant daughter; the situation would be infinitely better if they liked each other, even a little bit. Don’t worry, Hollywood conventions will make … Continue reading Life As We Know It

27 Dresses

THIS JANUARY, ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID, NEVER A BRIDE.  Jane Nichols (Katherine Heigl) loves weddings and has been a bridesmaid 27 times; when her sister (Malin Åkerman) arrives in town, Jane is helpless to watch Tess sink her claws into the man she secretly loves. A romantic comedy that’s meant to be a vehicle for Grey’s … Continue reading 27 Dresses

Knocked Up

WHAT IF THIS GUY GOT YOU PREGNANT? When a one-night stand leaves Alison (Katherine Heigl) pregnant, she and Ben (Seth Rogen) agree to have the baby and get to know each other… but he’s not really ready to change his life. Another overlong, profanity-laden but warm and funny film from the guy who brought us The 40 … Continue reading Knocked Up