Posts tagged "Zac Efron"

We Are Your Friends

Directed by Max Joseph Starring Zac Efron, Emily Ratajkowski, Shiloh Fernandez, Jonny Weston, Alex Shaffer, Jon Bernthal and Wes Bentley We Are Your Friends is out now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD by Joanna Orland We Are Your Friends attempts to be the iconic music movie of the 21st century, but with its predictable […]

That Awkward Moment

Starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Imogen Poots and Michael B. Jordan Directed by Tom Gormican In UK Cinemas January 29th, 2014 by Alice Sanders The rom-com is much derided, arguably prone to using the same old clichés and tired tropes more than any other genre. But I believe that at its best the rom-com can […]


Parkland Directed by Peter Landesman Starring Zac Efron, Colin Hanks, Tom Welling, Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton In UK Cinemas November 22nd, 2013 by Joanna Orland Americana cinema has a love affair with a piece of American history that will live on in people’s minds for decades to come – the assassination of JFK. There […]

The Paperboy

Directed by Lee Daniels Starring Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, Macy Gray & Nicole Kidman In UK Cinemas March 15th, 2013 by Joanna Orland Lee Daniels’ last film Precious was a triumph with much critical acclaim and awards nominations, the most notable win was Mo’Nique for Best Supporting Actress at The Oscars.  Daniels’ latest […]

The 69th Venice Film Festival

Mostra Internazionale del Cinema di Venezia La Biennale di Venezia By Joanna Orland In its 69th year, the Venice Film Festival felt it was time for a facelift in the form of re-installing its former director Alberto Barbera. After an eleven year hiatus from the festival, Barbera returned with full force to rejuvinate the festival […]

69th Venice Film Festival – Update

I have been here for 3 days, seen 2 films (weak!), 3 press conferences, and  infinite weird things! The new Dennis Quaid / Zac Efron feature At Any Price was a disappointing Ambient Rural Drama (my new least favourite genre) about family and economy.  During the press conference however, it was being talked about like […]

Zac Crawford… er, no… Chace Efron?

Chace Crawford and Zac Efron are trying hard to be the same person. The boy bangs weren’t enough, now they’ve gone and got the same haircut for a second time at the same time. Seriously, I’m starting to forget which one is in Gossip Girl and which one is in High School Musical. Anyway, one […]


Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl) and Zac Efron (High School Musical) are NOT the same person after all!!!! ????