PopWatch Previewer: 'The International,' 'Smother,' and 'Easy Virtue'
Plot: An out-of-work schlub (Dax Shepherd) is tormented by awife (Liv Tyler) who wants a baby, and a wack-job mom (Diane Keaton) whowants to move in with them.
Looks like: Mama’s Boy: The Revenge
Verdict: Enough is enough. Can A&E please schedule an episode of Intervention for Diane Keaton’s career?
Plot: Evil banks are out to destroy the world, and only Clive Owen can save us.
Looks like: James Bond meets The Wall Street Journal
Verdict:The premise might’ve had more bite before the financial industry wenttoe-up, but Owen’s still a bankable star as far as we’re concerned.
Plot: A British aristocrat (Ben Barnes) brings his American bride (JessicaBiel) home to meet his uptight mother (Kristen Scott Thomas) in 1920’s England.
Looks like: Meet the Limey Parents
Verdict:Time will tell if Biel can hack it as a leading lady, but this clevercomedy looks like a cinematic trifle — in the mouth-watering Britishsense.