The latest animated Disney film to hit theaters is FROZEN, a musical retelling of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale THE ICE QUEEN. Featuring not one but two princesses, the voice cast includes IDINA MENZEL and KRISTEN BELL as royal sisters with very distinct personalities.
Known for her work on the small screen [...]
Currently in theaters, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is a sincere biopic depicting the life and career of South African activist and freedom fighter NELSON MANDELA. Directed by JUSTIN CHADWICK and based on MANDELA’S 1994 autobiography, the film is exhaustive in its attention to the details of his many accomplishments. The awards-worthy cast features [...]
It’s being reported that charismatic actor PAUL WALKER died today, at the age of 40, in a car crash as he and a friend were leaving a charity automobile show in Santa Clarita, California.
A veteran of both the big and small screen, WALKER has a resume that includes such notable titles as PLEASANTVILLE, FLAGS [...]
For animation fans who’ve been disappointed with the last couple of Disney offerings, FROZEN will be a breath of cool, fresh air. A throwback to the old-school, pre-Pixar days of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and LION KING, the film is an enchanting musical worthy of the Broadway stage. Directed by CHRIS BUCK [...]
Following the success of last year’s LADY GAGA Thanksgiving television special, ABC tonight presents LADY GAGA & THE MUPPETS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR. In what promises to be a 90-minute festival of music and mirth, GAGA finds herself in a battle with MISS PIGGY for the affections of KERMIT THE FROG. Along the way, [...]
Currently in limited release, PHILOMENA stars JUDI DENCH and STEVE COOGAN (who also co-wrote the screenplay) in the true story of a woman in search of the grown child she was forced to put up for adoption fifty years earlier. Enlisting the help of an opportunistic former journalist, she eventually finds the answers she’s been [...]
Opening in theaters today, OLDBOY is a remake of director PARK CHAN-WOOK’S infamous 2003 South Korean cult favorite. Directed, this time around, by SPIKE LEE, the gruesomely graphic thriller stars JOSH BROLIN as a man driven by revenge for his mysterious kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment.
Ever since the news broke that LEE was attempting a remake, [...]
Due in theaters early next year, THE AMAZING SPIDER MAN 2 promises to deliver the goods to fans ready to move beyond the previous film’s ’origin’ story. Directed by MARC WEBB from a screenplay by ALEX KURTZMAN, ROBERTO ORCI and JEFF PINKNER, the returning cast includes ANDREW GARFIELD and EMMA STONE with newcomers JAMIE [...]
Premiering tonight on HBO, MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH is a one-man show in which the former boxing heavyweight champion bares all about the ups and downs of his storied life and career. Under the direction of SPIKE LEE, the show comes off as honest and entertaining despite TYSON’S often startling revelations about his [...]
A testament to the spirit of collaboration, 12-12-12 is a behind-the-scenes look at how a small group of music and movie moguls brought together a large group of talented performers in an effort to benefit victims of last year’s devastating Hurricane Sandy. A distillation of hundreds of hours of film, the movie features such talent [...]