The biggest takeaway from 300: Rise of an Empire is that although it stays faithful to director Zack Snyder and Frank Miller’s original vision, it’s not a slavish continuation of the franchise. King Leonidas’ (Gerard Butler) and his Spartans are dead at the hands of golden god Persian king Xerxes (Rodrigo Santiago), and now all [...]
After starring on Breaking Bad for five seasons, Emmy winner Aaron Paul is ready to make the transition from a leading man on the small screen to a leading man on the big screen. Paul stars in the action film Need for Speed,opening in theaters on March 14.
Need for Speed is based on the best [...]
The NBC series Parenthood is one of the most underrated series on television. The series is a critics darling, and has a loyal fan base. As many know, the series is loosely based on the 1989 film of the same name, which Academy Award winner Ron Howard directed. The film starred Steve Martin, and [...]
Although the brave, Greek fighters in 300: Rise of An Empire are not as physically intimidating as Gerard Butler and his crew of courageous Spartans, the actors were still put through an intense physical regimen during production.
As the dangerous and bloodthirsty Artemisia, Eva Green has her share of thrilling showdowns, most notably a two [...]
Allison Janney, Emmy winner and star of the CBS hit comedy, Moms, stars as one of the voices in the new Dreamworks animated film Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which opens in theaters this Friday. It’s a safe bet that Mr. Peabody & Sherman will be one of the top movies at the weekend box office. [...]
Whether it’s the grueling showdown revelry of The Duelists, the And Then There Were None mystery mechanic of Aliens, or the father-daughter dynamic behind the underrated shaggy dog tale Matchstick Men, filmmaker Ridley Scott is an underrated storyteller. Sure, he’s considered one of cinema’s most talented visualists, but he’s also fearless in tackling prescient [...]
Matthew McConaughey’s long journey in getting Dallas Buyers Club made has been an arduous one, and even though he’s an A-list actor, getting the project off the ground wasn’t an easy sell at all.
Cut to Oscar night and Mr. McConaughey has won a Best Actor award for his work as Ron Woodroof, with [...]
“I took acting so I could understand the medium better,” says Michael Ironside, a co-star in the action adventure Ice Soldiers, a movie that’s now out on Blu-ray and DVD.
Although one of his first passions was writing, Ironside decided to take acting classes at an early age to gain a bigger [...]
A certain level of balance is important in one’s life, and surely that applies to one’s venture in the acting trade. Aaron Paul, a thespian who’s coming off one of television’s most iconic shows (Breaking Bad), has a passion for independent filmmaking, but this year he’s also changing things up with a lead role in [...]
When one reaches 59, even if that person is Kevin Costner, priorities in the film industry tend to shift. Mr. Costner may continue to bring his steady and sure handed approach to moviemaking, but he’s not exactly a spring chicken these days.
With 3 Days to Kill, he stars as a Secret Service Agent who, [...]