Opening in theaters today, the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of JAMES DASHNER’S uber-popular novel THE MAZE RUNNER is aimed directly at fans of such ‘young adult’ bestsellers as DIVERGENT and THE HUNGER GAMES. A dystopian tale of survival, the story centers on a group of amnesiac teens forced to escape a gigantic maze in [...]
Premiering tonight on Fox, season four of the quirky sitcom NEW GIRL promises to return the show to the kind of wacky humor it displayed in its first year on the air. In tonight’s episode the gang attends a wedding determined to find romance or, at least, something like it. Cast members ZOOEY DESCHANEL, MAX [...]
For the first time in over fifty years, iconic entertainer BARBRA STREISAND will appear tonight on U.S. late night television as the sole guest on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. In addition to a chat segment with FALLON, STREISAND will perform a musical number from her new collection of duets titled PARTNERS.
Slated for release [...]
In theaters this weekend, NO GOOD DEED is a throwback thriller that will have audiences thinking twice about opening their door to strangers. Set in an upscale suburban neighborhood, the film centers on a single mom with two kids whose attempt to be a good Samaritan finds them being held hostage by a very disturbed [...]
Widely acclaimed and considered by many to be one of the greatest TV shows of all time, THE SIMPSONS has managed to win 28 primetime Emmys over the course of its 25 year run. Legendary for its groundbreaking creativity and dead-on satire, the series changed the face of television animation and opened the door for [...]
Arriving in theaters and VOD platforms tomorrow, HONEYMOON tells the spooky tale of an attractive young newlywed couple who take off for a remote vacation to celebrate their nuptials only to find the bride possessed by something not of this earth. As things go from bad to worse (and ultimately REALLY worse), the film becomes [...]
Brendan Gleeson gives a heartbreaking and inspired performance as a priest who is targeted by one of his parishioners in Calvary. Though I’m pegging Gleeson and director John Michael McDonagh for Academy Award nods (McDonagh should be a Best Screenplay Oscar contender), the film is also strengthened by its sterling ensemble.
In casting Kelly Reilly as [...]
Masamune Shirow (Ghost in the Shell) is blessed with a fertile (if not dark) imagination, and the new Blu-ray release Appleseed: Alpha (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 93 minutes) delves into the origins of his Appleseed universe.
Deunan (Luci Christian) and her bad ass cyborg sidekick Briareos (David Matranga) are barely subsisting in a post apocalyptic New [...]
Airing Sunday nights and now in its second season on Showtime, RAY DONOVAN stars LIEV SCHREIBER as the titular professional Hollywood ‘fixer’ whose unorthodox methods of handling tricky situations more often than not turn a blind eye to the law. Created by ANN BIDERMAN (SOUTHLAND), the supporting cast features JON VOIGHT (currently Emmy-nominated for the [...]
If you’ve checked out the trailer to Land Ho! or even read a few of its reviews, the premise of two amiable elderly men (Paul Eenhoorn, Earl Lynn Nelson) journeying to Iceland seems like pleasure enough jaunt. And in fact, thanks to the fine acting work of the lead players and the surefooted direction of [...]