Quotes [ first lines ] Interviewer: First off, I’d heard of Zac Efron, somewhere, I thought he was some teeny bopper’s fantasy. Daniels was initially nervous about meeting Kidman although he calmed down once she told him “I’m just a working girl, Lee. Cusak, and McConaughey, were excellent Oct 11, Rating: As someone who was present at that screening, and the cacophonous quarter-hour of jeering, squawking and mooing that followed, I think Wikipedia may want to clarify its definition of ‘standing ovation’. Weekend Box Office Results:

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Both Jansen brothers dislike their father’s latest girlfriend, Ellen. Log in with Facebook. What more do we want from our movies? Although neither the actors involved nor Daniels had any problem with filming the scene, Daniels admitted to getting cold feet while editing and consulted with Kidman about possibly removing the scene who reportedly told him “”Lee, you made me pee on Zac Efron. And if the wallowing were deliberate, this might have been hugely funny.

Anita, the chain-smoking maid of the Jansen family, recounts to an unseen reporter the events of the summer ofwhen idealistic reporter Ward Sunopsis came back to his hometown of Lately in Moat County, Florida, to investigate the events surrounding a murder in an effort to exonerate a man on death row, Hillary Van Wetter.

When it’s over, you want to wipe your brow.

Charlotte saves paperbboy life by urinating on him, an embarrassing circumstance that his father promptly exploits for an article in his newspaper. The most impressive quiff? Nicole Porche as Singer 3. Edit Did You Know? Retrieved from ” https: Renouncing the goddess image she has so frequently assumed, her Charlotte is a ripe, feral creature, working all her sexual wiles just for exercise.


Otherwise, just another movie based on a novel. Oct 26, Rating: And if the wallowing were deliberate, this might have been hugely pleicula. The site’s consensus states: Lydia Rooks as Charlotte Girlfriend 1. Fertitta as Sam Ellison. Movie Info A sexually and racially charged film noir from Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels PreciousThe Paperboy takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen Matthew McConaughey and his partner Yardley Acheman David Oyelowo chase a sensational, career-making story.

The Paperboy

Carmen Barika as Singer 2. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policiesand to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Younger brother Jack Jansen has returned home after a failed stint at university as a star swimmer. Van Wetter is hostile to the reporters at first, and contrary to the romantic portrayal he had painted of himself in his letters to Charlotte, he reveals himself to be a racist, a sexist and, in general, rude. You put your eyes on me again I will mess you up!

Trashy and melodramatic, The Paperboy is enlivened by a strong cast and a steamy, sordid plot, but it’s uneven and often veers into camp. The word “trashy” was invented for stories like this; it’s as much fun as a stolen hump in the backseat of a Chevy Impala. One day, after finally acquiring some useful information from Van Wetter, the Jansens travel to meet Van Wetter’s uncle, Tyree. Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.


Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Cinesnatch: Movie Spoiler THE PAPERBOY () – after review

In the meantime, Yardley and Charlotte have visited the golf course to verify that side of the story; Yardley comes back claiming to have tracked the developer who bought the sod stolen by Hillary and Tyree, but the man only agreed to talk upon a guarantee of anonymity, so Yardley refuses to disclose his name even to Ward. Set in the late s, the movie is tactless, shameless and almost proudly seedy. Rene Piazza as Kitchen Supervisor. I now understand why it’s rated 6 on IMDb.

The synopsis below may give away important plot points. A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

Views Read Edit View history. Van Wetter takes Charlotte away to the swamp to live with him. Weekend Box Office Results: Log in with Facebook. The evidence against Van Sjnopsis is inconsistent and Ward and Yardley are confident they can expose Van Wetter as a victim of redneck justice.