John Krasinski directs and stars in The Hollars, a family drama about John, a New York City graphic novel artist who returns home after his mother (Margo Martindale) is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Though his girlfriend (Anna Kendrick) is pregnant, John’s joy at becoming a father is obviously tempered with his [...]
On episode 34 of CinemAddicts, Anderson Cowan and I review the first rate, pulse-pounding thriller Don’t Breathe. The picture, directed by The Evil Dead filmmaker Fede Alvarez, centers on a trio of young thieves (Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto) who break into the home of a blind man (Stephen Lang). Desperate to leave Detroit [...]
Better Late Than Never features William Shatner, comedian Jeff Dye, former boxer George Foreman, NFL legend and analyst Terry Bradshaw, and Henry Winkler traveling to Asia for a whole set of adventures.
Thanks to an long and illustrious career, Shatner has seen a healthy amount of traveling, and during our interview with [...]
American Ninja Warrior returns for the second half of its season starting tonight on NBC (8 pm et/pt), and though the show is all about the hardworking and inspiring athletes, the program’s hosts Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman, and Kristine Leahy form an engaging trio.
We asked Iseman, whose fever pitch banter with Gbajabiamila [...]
Based on a true story, War Dogs centers on David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), two reckless yet resourceful opportunists who land a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm the U.S. allies in Afghanistan with 100 million rounds of AK-47 ammo. Bradley Cooper, who reunites with The Hangover director Todd [...]
The highly anticipated musical Hairspray Live! airs on NBC December 7 (8 pm et/pt), and the stellar cast includes Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, and Oscar winning actress Jennifer Hudson.
Fierstein reprises his Tony award winning role as Edna Turnblad and Hudson, whose Broadway experience includes a run on [...]
Werner Herzog is that rare director who has achieved success in documentaries (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) and feature films (Fitzcaraldo, Queen of the Desert). On this week’s CinemAddicts we extol the cinematic virtues of Herzog and discuss his latest documentary Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World.
The project centers how the [...]
Premiering on NBC September 20 (10/9c), This Is Us centers on the interconnected lives of a group of people who share the same birthday. To dole out anymore information about the show, which is spearheaded by writer/executive producer Dan Fogelman (Galavant, Danny Collins), would do a show a disservice.
Mandy Moore, who sat [...]
During his career, musician/singer Harry Connick Jr. has worked on Broadway (The Pajama Game), headlined his share of movies (Hope Floats, Dolphin Tale), and judged with a refreshingly candid manner on American Idol.
Now he’s bringing a bit of the late night variety show flavor to daytime with the upcoming program Harry. One [...]
Producer/writer Michael Schur (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation) creative hot streak will hopefully continue with The Good Place, a story that centers on a woman named Eleanor who, after she dies, enters the “good place.” Ted Danson is Michael, an architect of the aforementioned world who may have made a mistake as Eleanor might [...]