NBC Buys Comedy from 50/50 Writer Will Reiser

     August 22, 2012

NBC has purchased a new half-hour comedy pilot from 50/50 scribe Will Reiser and his sister Robin Reiser.  Per EW, the new show titled The High Life “centers on a newly sober mother and wife who must deal with life’s …

50/50 Blu-ray Review

     February 5, 2012

How do you deal cinematically with cancer? That’s the question of Jonathan Levine’s 50/50, which was based on the experiences of its writer Will Reiser. It’s a tough subject matter because cancer touches so many lives and rarely offers happy …

Oscars 2012: Adam Predicts the Nominees

     January 21, 2012

As I’ve been covering awards season pretty extensively here on the site over the past few months, I figured it would be appropriate to (foolishly) try to predict the upcoming Oscar nominations. It’s been a fairly tame year, as a …

50/50 Review

     September 29, 2011

It’s important to have a sense of humor in all things.  Being able to laugh at misfortune doesn’t necessarily mean that we’re diminishing a tragedy’s importance or ignoring the feelings created by hardship.  Laughter isn’t the best medicine (that would …

New Trailer for 50/50 Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen

     August 11, 2011

A new trailer for director Jonathan Levine’s (The Wackness) dramedy 50/50 is now available online. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Anjelica Huston, the film is based on screenwriter Will Reiser’s real-life battle with cancer …