Saturday, January 28, 2023

Movie Review: “Entourage” Now Playing at the Coronado Village Theatre

The boys are back and better than ever in their first full length feature film! Entourage started as an HBO tv show lasting eight seasons and concluding in 2011. Nearly four years later, fans have another chance to follow this cast of characters in their crazy Hollywood lifestyle.

Adrian Grenier stars as Vincent Chase, a movie star who has climbed his way to the top but kept his closest friends around as his “entourage”. The group consists of Turtle (Jerry Ferrara), Vince’s long time friend and driver turned Tequila entrepreneur, E (Kevin Connolly), Vince’s best friend turned manager, and Johnny “Drama” (Kevin Dillon), Vince’s older brother who also has tried his hand at acting but hasn’t been overly successful.

This film follows the ups and downs of Vince wanting to not only star in but direct a major film, E balancing having a baby on the way with ex Sloan and dating other women, Turtle finding himself trying to woo a knockout woman, and Drama… still trying to make it big.

Long time fans will love to see many familiar faces return such as Ari Golding (Jeremy Piven), Sloan (Emmanuelle Chriqui), Lloyd (Rex Lee), Shauna (Debi Mazar), Billy Walsh (Rhys Coiro), and Dana Gordon (Constance Zimmer). Coronado local, Billy Ballard called the film a “great continuation of the show.”

For movie goers just tuning in, don’t feel like you will be left out if you haven’t seen the show before. It is easy to understand the dynamics of the group, just be prepared for a wild ride of debauchery and unwavering friendship!

Rated: R

Run time: 1 hour 44 minutes

Producer: Mark Wahlberg

See showtimes here.

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Alyssa Ballard

Staff Writer

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Alyssa K. Burns
Alyssa K. Burns
Alyssa is a graduate of Coronado High School and was in the founding broadcast journalism class at CHS. She earned her BA in Communication from CSU East Bay and completed her MBA from CSU San Marcos. Her passion for writing and interest in the behind the scenes of business, leads her to write frequently about Coronado businesses. You can find Alyssa walking around the ferry landing with her husband and shih-tzu terrier or enjoying a cup of coffee at one of Coronado's favorite cafes.Have a story for The Coronado Times to cover? Send news tips or story ideas to: [email protected]
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