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 [...]
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 [...]
The first thing you’ll probably notice from Black Out is its supremely derivative nature. If you’ve had your fill of those manic, Guy Ritchie directed crime flicks of yesteryear, then this movie may not be your cup of tea.
But really, how many innovative genres exist in cinema? Whether it’s a Western, a hard [...]
Now out on DVD, Anna Nicole features Agnes Bruckner as late reality star and supermodel Anna Nicole Smith. If you’re looking for a cheesy, exploitative tale that rots the brain, you’re thankfully barking up the wrong tree.
The Lifetime Television movie comes with a pretty high creative pedigree, as the project was directed by American [...]
A remake of the 1986 film of the same name (which is an adaptation of David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity In Chicago), About Last Night focuses on the trials and tribulations of two couples (Regina Hall and Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant) living in downtown Los Angeles.
Opening Friday, much of the film’s highlights [...]
“Perception,” the name of tonight’s Almost Human episode, has Detective Kennex (Karl Urban) and Dorian (Michael Ealy) investigating the deaths of two genetically enhanced children. Their deaths, which occurred minutes of each other may have been triggered by a fatal drug.
The show, which airs tonight on Fox (8 pm et/pt), has yet to be [...]
Several reasons why Non-Stop may be a worthwhile action feature lies in the cast and crew involved. First off, Liam Neeson reteams with Unknown director Jaume Collett-Serra, whose movies, if anything else, brings a high level of visual design to the process. With Neeson and co-star Julianne Moore on board, this flight disaster/thriller may, pardon [...]
Camilla Belle, who co-stars with Skylar Astin and Chad Michael Murray in the new romantic comedy Cavemen, was raised in Los Angeles, a city that is blessed with cultural diversity. Those layers extend to her own life, as Belle is also fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. It’s an advantage that has already given her an [...]
Dedication and preparation for a role comes in many forms for an actor, and for Lucy Fry part of that research including learning an English accent for Lissa Dragomir, her character in Vampire Academy.
The film, co-starring Zooey Deutch and Dominic Sherwood, is based on Richelle Mead’s popular novel, and before shooting [...]
Lizzie Borden Took An Ax, starring Christina Ricci in the titular role, hits DVD and Digital April 8 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The picture, directed by The Sopranos and Laws of Gravity filmmaker Nick Gomez, also stars Clea DuVall as Borden’s sister and Billy Campbell (TV’s Helix) as the accused murderer’s lawyer.
The film, [...]