J.J. Abrams has directed another great Star Trek movie. Star Trek Into Darkness has everything that a sequel should have- great fun, action and most of all, the intriguing new characters “John Harrison” (Benedict Cumberbatch) and “Carol Marcus” (Alice Eve). At times, adding new characters and actors to an already successful previous film can be [...]
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has had an extraordinary career in Hollywood. As many know, he started his career as a beloved wrestler in the WWE, thereafter making the successful transition into acting.
This year has been one of Johnson’s busiest years yet. He has had three films released so far this year–Snitch, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, [...]
Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of checking out the charming comedy Starbuck, a feature directed by Ken Scott about a slacker (Patrick Huard) who discovers he’s the father of 533 kids thanks to his past exploits as a sperm donor.
That picture has now been made, with Scott once again directing, [...]
Beyoncé Knowles is a worldwide superstar. Not only is she currently on tour selling out music arenas all over the world, she also voices the character, Queen Tara, in the new family animated film, Epic, which opens in theaters this Friday.
Beyoncé has acted in several movies throughout her career, but hasn’t voiced an animated [...]
Michael Douglas turned in one of his best performances as a drug czar in Steven Soderbergh’s masterwork Traffic, and now years later their collaboration comes full circle with the HBO feature Behind the Candelabra, a project based on Scott Thorson’s relationship with Liberace.
Soderbergh actually approached Douglas about playing the performer on the [...]
Whether it’s his Between Two Ferns segments on Funny or Die or his work on The Hangover films, Zach Galifianakis’ unpredictable and acerbic sense of humor has catapulted him into Hollywood’s A-list. Since his breakthrough on The Hangover, the performer has done scene stealing work in Dinner for Schmucks, The Campaign, and Due Date, [...]
With so much hype surrounding the sequel and the years it took to actually get it made, Star Trek Into Darkness disappointed at the box office, making just $84 million since its May 16th release (it made $70.5 million over the weekend).
The J.J. Abrams directed feature was projected to take in $90-100 [...]
Although he’s gained his share of fans from BBC’s Sherlock and also turned in solid supporting work in War Horse and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Benedict Cumberbatch may find it hard to remain anonymous after his role as John Harrison in Star Trek Into Darkness.
Playing the main villain in the latest Star Trek [...]
Director Baz Luhrmann’s journey into getting inspired by and thus developing his version of The Great Gatsby started ten years ago, as the filmmaker was on a train to Siberia. Tinged with a bit of loneliness and accompanied by Australian red wine, Luhrmann revisited Jay Gatsby’s world and realized the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic [...]
As Thin Lizzy once said, the boys are back in town, as Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, and Zach Galifianakis head to Las Vegas for one final run in The Hangover Part III. Franchise regulars Ken Jeong and Justin Bartha are also around for the fun, and Heather Graham also returns to the fray.
During The [...]