Although Johnny Depp’s career will always be intricately linked with Tim Burton’s body of work, filmmaker Gore Verbinski’s 2003 smash The Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl completely changed Depp’s career. Verbinski directed the first three Pirates films and within the past decade Depp has transformed himself into a bonafide box [...]
Their youth behind them and now smack dab in domesticity, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) still know how to hold amazing conversations, but unfortunately conflicts arise which may actually threaten their union in Before Midnight.
Filmmaker Richard Linklater, Delpy, and Hawke continue the close quartered collaboration that made Before Sunrise [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
The lives of Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) has drawn a loyal following with the films Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight. With Before Midnight, the married couple, now the parents of twins, find their relationship in flux during a vacation in Greece. They’re not the passionate youths who met on a [...]
Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest cinematic offering from the Coen Brothers, as Joel and Ethan continue to examine highly flawed individuals who, through circumstance and tragedy, eventually either receive their comeuppance or have their lives forever altered. This time out, the main character isn’t a barber (The Man Who Wasn’t There), a neurotic [...]
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 [...]
With Arrested Development’s fourth season headed to Netflix on May 26th, the cast of the acclaimed show have been doing their share of interviews.
During a promotional trip to London, actors Michael Cera, Tony Hale, David Cross, Jeffrey Tambor, and Alia Shawkat talked about their participation on the series. Even the show was unceremoniously canceled, Tambor [...]
Emma Watson will always be known as Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter films, but it’s films like My Week With Marilyn, The Perks of Being A Wallflower, and the upcoming The Bling Ring which are helping her build a steady acting life post Potter.
Watson was at the Cannes Film Festival to [...]